HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Rep. Isaac W. Choy, Chair

Rep. Linda Ichiyama, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

Rep. Kaniela Ing

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

Rep. Takashi Ohno

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

TIME:

2:00 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 539

Status

RELATING TO UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII ATHLETICS.

Establishes the University of Hawaii at Manoa athletics department as an entity governed by a board of governors. Transfers administration of the University of Hawaii at Manoa intercollegiate athletics special fund from the university to the board of governors. Authorizes the board of governors to select an athletic director.

 

HED, FIN

HB 540

Status

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

Repeals sunset provisions with respect to accounting and fiscal management requirements relating to the University of Hawaii. Requires quarterly variance reports for revenues and expenditures.

 

HED, FIN

HB 541

Status

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

Requires lapse of excess funds in the UH tuition and fees special fund under certain circumstances. Requires appropriation of at least the same amount lapsed to the university in the following fiscal year.

 

HED, FIN

HB 542

Status

RELATING TO THE BUDGET.

Removes program execution exceptions provisions that are specific to the University of Hawaii. Establishes fund reporting requirements for all departments.

 

HED, FIN

HB 545

Status

RELATING TO FUNDS.

Repeals various non-general funds and accounts and transfers the unencumbered balances to the general fund. Makes conforming amendments.

 

HED, FIN

HB 451

Status

RELATING TO AFFIRMATIVE CONSENT.

Requires the University of Hawaii system to establish and enforce an affirmative consent standard for all policies and protocols relating to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking as a condition of receiving state funds for student assistance.

 

HED, JUD, FIN

HB 457

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Appropriates moneys for positions and materials to comply with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013.

 

HED, FIN

HB 552

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Adds three voting members to the University of Hawaii Board of Regents to represent undergraduate students, research faculty, and other faculty. Converts existing student member to represent graduate students.

 

HED, FIN

HB 544

Status

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.

 

HED, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Chair