HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2016

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Rep. Roy M. Takumi, Chair

Rep. Takashi Ohno, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

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

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

TIME:

2:00PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2337

Status

RELATING TO THE STATE LIBRARIAN'S SALARY.

Increases the salary cap on the State Librarian position.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2267

Status

RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY IN SCHOOLS.

Defines curricular materials to include both printed and digital material. Requires textbook manufacturers to make a digital format of the textbook available for use in public schools. Clarifies that moneys for curricular materials can be used for digital formats. Appropriates funds.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 1712

Status

RELATING TO STUDENT DATA MANAGEMENT.

Limits the ways in which the operator of a website, online service, online application, or mobile application working with the DOE can use student data.

 

EDN, JUD, CPC

HB 1845

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

Allows outside food to be served in Department of Education cafeterias on special occasions.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2132

Status

RELATING TO STUDENT MEALS.

Prohibits denying a student a meal for the first: (1) thirty days of a semester while the student's application for free or reduced lunch is being processed; or (2) week the student's meal fund balance is zero or negative. Authorizes DOE to adopt rules or policies on the collection of funds for negative student meal balances.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2135

Status

RELATING TO EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES.

Allows home schooled students to participate on an equal basis in extracurricular activities offered at the public school they would otherwise be required to attend.

 

EDN, JUD, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Chair