THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

                                                            COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Senator Michelle N. Kidani, Chair

Senator Breene Harimoto, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, March 16, 2015

TIME:

1:15pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 229

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

The Committee previously held public hearings on Senate bill(s) that are substantially similar to the following House bill(s).  Please focus your testimony on the differences, if any, between the House and Senate measure(s) listed.

 

HB 1230, HD1

      (HSCR638)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

Establishes an interagency working group to create a comprehensive plan to transfer the Department of Accounting and General Services's personnel and functions related to neighbor island public schools, to the Department of Education.  (HB1230 HD1)

 

EDU, WAM

HB 10, HD2

      (HSCR795)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Authorizes Department of Education (DOE) employees and agents to volunteer to administer auto-injectable epinephrine to a student with anaphylaxis in an emergency situation and to assist in the testing and management of diabetes for students.  Allows students with diabetes to self-test and self-manage their illness.  Requires DOE to report on the status of implementation.  (HB10 HD2)

 

EDU, WAM

HB 11, HD2

      (HSCR796)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO TEACHERS.

Authorizes an additional per year bonus for teachers who maintain current National Board Certification under the National Board Certification Incentive Program and teach at a school in a focus, priority, or Superintendent's Zone, as determined by the Department of Education.  (HB11 HD2)

 

EDU, WAM

HB 1412, HD2

      (HSCR801)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Makes permanent the Department of Education's authority to supervise its accounts.  Makes required housekeeping amendments to statutory provisions relating to the Department of Education's fiscal operations.  (HB1412 HD2)

 

EDU, WAM

HB 613, HD1

      (HSCR844)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO STUDENT DATA MANAGEMENT.

Limits and controls the ways in which a computer service provider working with the DOE can use student data.  (HB613 HD1)

 

EDU, CPN

HB 831, HD2

      (HSCR800)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS.

Authorizes charter school closure, if determined necessary by the authorizer, in the event of financial insolvency or due to health and safety issues.  Requires the authorizer to establish protocols for closure.  (HB831 HD2)

 

EDU, WAM

HB 832, HD1

      (HSCR578)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Allows a public charter school student who has been notified of the prospect of charter revocation or nonrenewal or school closure to enroll in a school outside of the student's service area.  (HB832 HD1)

 

EDU, WAM

HB 821, HD1

      (HSCR799)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION.

Amends or repeals provisions of Chapters 302A and 302L, Hawaii Revised Statutes, as related to early childhood education, to clarify the respective roles of the Department of Education and the Executive Office on Early Learning.  (HB821 HD1)

 

EDU, WAM

HB 820, HD2

      (HSCR798)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PUBLIC EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION.

Establishes the Executive Office on Early Learning Prekindergarten Program to be administered by the Executive Office on Early Learning and provided through Department of Education public schools and public charter schools.  (HB820 HD2)

 

EDU, WAM

HB 819, HD2

      (HSCR831)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO BULLYING.

Requires state and county agencies and grantees that serve youth to adopt bullying prevention policies.  Establishes a task force to assist the Governor with bullying prevention policies in the State.  Appropriates funds.  (HB819 HD2)

 

EDU, JDL/WAM

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

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Senator Michelle N. Kidani

Chair