HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Rep. Roy M. Takumi, Chair

Rep. Takashi Ohno, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Kaniela Ing

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, March 16, 2015

TIME:

2:00pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 1098, SD1

(SSCR148)

Status

RELATING TO LIBRARIES.

Updates chapter 312, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to accurately reflect long-standing board of education and Hawaii state public library system practice. (SD1)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 854, SD2

(SSCR781)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOL LANDS.

Requires public school lands that are leased to benefit public educational purposes rather than simply to be used for public purposes. Authorizes the DOE to enter into lease back agreements. (SD2)

 

EDN, WAL, FIN

SB 847, SD2

(SSCR782)

Status

RELATING TO TEACHERS.

Authorizes an additional per year bonus for teachers who maintain current national board certification and teach at a school in a focus, priority, or superintendent's zone school under the National Board Certification Incentive Program. Authorizes an additional per year bonus through the end date of a teacher's national board certification, for teachers who received a bonus for teaching at a school in a focus, priority, or superintendent's zone school under the National Board Certification Incentive Program, and continue teaching at that school after the school is no longer so classified. (SD2)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 822, SD1

(SSCR825)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires all public secondary schools to implement a school year that includes 990 student hours to all school years beginning with the 2015-2016 school year. Clarifies that the definition of "student hours" shall be determined by the board of education in consultation with the exclusive representatives of the appropriate bargaining units. (SD1)

 

EDN, FIN

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Chair