HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2016

 

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. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

TIME:

2:01 pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A 2

 

HB 2195

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Repeals requirement that UH prepare an annual report regarding the construction academy.

 

HED, FIN

HB 1608

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Appropriates moneys for the UH Graduation Pathway System.

 

HED, FIN

HB 1883

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII CENTER ON AGING.

Appropriates funds for a permanent full-time associate professor and permanent full-time assistant specialist position within the University of Hawaii center on aging.

 

HED, FIN

HB 1609

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Requires the board of regents of the University of Hawaii to develop procedures for the full utilization of university facilities. Requires the administration of the different UH campuses to collect and report data relating to facilities utilization. Prohibits the UH board of regents from approving the construction of a new university building until a public hearing is held to discuss facility utilization and cost.

 

HED, FIN

HB 1613

Status

RELATING TO POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION.

Grants tuition waivers to students at the community colleges who meet certain criteria. Initiates the waiver program as a pilot project in a county with a population of less than 100,000.

 

HED, FIN

HB 1703

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Appropriates moneys for the University of Hawaii to hire three psychologists and one case manager to provide student mental health services.

 

HED, FIN

HB 1824

Status

RELATING TO PRESERVATION.

Appropriates moneys to the University of Hawaii college of tropical agriculture and human resources for the restoration and preservation of historic relief maps of the Hawaiian islands.

 

HED, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     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. Isaac W. Choy

Chair