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

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 12, 2016

TIME:

2:00PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) has been ADDED to the agenda: HB2696

 

 

 

HB 1228, HD1

(HSCR42-16)

Status

RELATING TO TEACHER LEADERS.

Requires the Department of Education to provide a bonus of $2,500 to teachers who meet all of the requirements to add the teacher leader field to their existing teaching license. (HB1228 HD1)

 

LAB, EDN, FIN

HB 1937, HD1

(HSCR137-16)

Status

RELATING TO SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS.

Requires the licensure of school psychologists in both the public and private sectors of employment. (HB1937 HD1)

 

HLT, EDN, CPC

HB 1706

(HSCR128-16)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Establishes within DOE the youth civil defense corps. Requires BOE to adopt standards and curriculum for student participation.

 

PBS, EDN, FIN

HB 2569, HD1

(HSCR86-16)

Status

RELATING TO ENERGY.

Requires DOE to: (1) Establish a goal of becoming net-zero with respect to energy use by January 1, 2035; (2) Establish microgrid pilot projects at public schools that also serve as emergency shelters; and (3) Expedite the cooling of all public school classrooms. Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds and the use of funds from the Green Infrastructure Loan Program to implement cooling measures in public school classrooms. (HB2569 HD1)

EEP, EDN, FIN

HB 2696

Status

RELATING TO VOCATIONAL TRAINING.

Requires the department of education to establish a student repair and maintenance program at selected public high schools. Makes an appropriation.

 

EDN, FIN

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on February 8, 2016 at 2:00pm. No public testimony will be accepted.

 

HB 1716

Status

RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING.

Changes the Early Learning Advisory Board to the Early Learning Commission.

 

EDN, JUD

 

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

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Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Chair