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, March 16, 2016

TIME:

2:00PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2387, SD2

(SSCR2816)

Status

RELATING TO PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS.

Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year, requires a child to provide written documentation of a physical examination performed within twelve months prior to attending seventh grade at a public school. Requires DOH to provide information to assist students who do not complete the physical exam before December 31 of the seventh grade year and also requires DOH to provide consultations with those students' parents and guardians about health lifestyles and obtaining health insurance. Appropriates funds. (SD2)

 

EDN, HLT, FIN

SB 2782, SD1

(SSCR2786)

Status

RELATING TO TEACHERS.

Creates an incentive program for current educational assistants in hard-to-fill schools to attain teacher licensure if they commit to teaching for three years in a hard-to-fill school. Appropriates funds for the program and alternate teacher route contracts. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 2607, SD2

(SSCR2580)

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. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD2)

 

EDN, CPC, JUD

SB 2624, SD2

(SSCR2738)

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Authorizes a state income tax credit for certain expenses paid or incurred by school teachers, special education teachers, school librarians, and counselors for supplementary materials used in the classroom as well as for student educational travel. Effective for taxable years beginning after 12/31/2017. (SD2)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 3099, SD1

(SSCR2811)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Establishes the Hawaii three to six out-of-school program for grades kindergarten through twelve. Authorizes the department of education to contract with private providers to furnish out-of-school programs for grades kindergarten through twelve, conducted during after-school hours, on weekends, and during inter-sessions on the premises of the private providers. Specifies the Hawaii three to six out-of-school program special fund is to be administered by the department of education. Makes appropriations. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 2731, SD1

(SSCR2807)

Status

RELATING TO SCHOOLS.

Establishes a task force to review the school impact fees law, the enforcement of the law, and recommend any necessary amendments. Appropriates funds for the administrative and operating expenses of the task force. Clarifies that developers of certain projects are subject to school impact fees, even when the Hawaii housing finance and development corporation or a corresponding county agency participates in the development of the projects. (SD1)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 2425, SD2

(SSCR2614)

Status

RELATING TO ETHICS.

Exempts extracurricular service of employees from the state ethics code if certain conditions are met. Defines detached remuneration and extracurricular service. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD2)

 

EDN, JUD, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Chair