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:

Friday, February 05, 2016

TIME:

2:00PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1814

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Appropriates funds to provide training and track data on public school pupil punishment and use of restraints restrictions established by Act 206, Session Laws of Hawaii 2014. Requires report. Appropriates funds.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2269

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Expands the national board certification incentive program to provide greater monetary incentives to public school counselors and school psychologists. Authorizes continuing bonuses for teachers, counselors, and school psychologists in designated high-need schools that improve and become no longer designated as such.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2454

Status

RELATING TO LICENSING OF PRIVATE TRADE, VOCATIONAL, AND TECHNICAL SCHOOL.

Transfers administration of the licensing and regulation program for private trade, vocational, and technical schools from the department of education to the department of commerce and consumer affairs.

 

EDN, CPC, FIN

HB 2705

Status

RELATING TO PHYSICAL EDUCATION.

Establishes a working group to assess physical education in kindergarten through elementary grades in public schools and report to the legislature.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2431

Status

RELATING TO ETHICS.

Exempts teachers involved in educational trips from certain ethics code provisions.

 

EDN, JUD

HB 2739

Status

RELATING TO STUDENT TRAVEL.

Appropriates funds to support the DOE's student travel program.

 

EDN, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Chair