THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE ARTS

Senator Brian T. Taniguchi, Chair

Senator Lorraine R. Inouye, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

TIME:

1:15 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 224

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 604

      (HSCR118)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO SAKADA DAY.

Designates December 20 of each year as Sakada Day in Hawaii.

 

HEA

HB 1256, HD2

      (HSCR825)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS.

Makes an appropriation for the establishment of 4 full-time positions (4.0 FTE) at the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts.  (HB1256 HD2)

 

HEA, WAM

HB 540, HD1

      (HSCR773)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM.

Extends sunset provisions with respect to accounting and fiscal management requirements relating to the University of Hawaii.  Requires the Auditor to study whether the sunset provisions should be permanently repealed.  Requires quarterly variance reports for revenues and expenditures.  (HB540 HD1)

 

HEA, WAM

HB 541, HD1

      (HSCR770)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TUITION AND FEES SPECIAL FUND.

Requires each UH campus to prepare an operations plan, to be reviewed by the President and VP for Budget and Finance and CFO of UH, for each fiscal year.  Requires the moneys in the UH Tuition and Fees Special Fund for each UH campus to lapse to the credit of Program ID No. UH900 (University of Hawaii, system wide support).  (HB541 HD1)

 

HEA, WAM

HB 544

      (HSCR681)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII CANCER CENTER.

Requires the UH BOR to study the feasibility of selling or leasing the building that houses the UH Cancer Center.

 

HEA, WAM

HB 547, HD2

      (HSCR768)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Requires the University of Hawaii to develop the Graduation Pathway System, including structured, default pathways to graduation, meta-majors, academic maps, cornerstone classes, and highly-structured options.  Appropriates funds.  (HB547 HD2)

 

HEA, WAM

 

 

 

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

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FOR AMENDED NOTICES:  Measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored.  If a measure is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

 

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Senator Brian T. Taniguchi

Chair