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

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 04, 2016

TIME:

2:00 pm

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 has been deleted from the agenda: HB 2703

 

HB 2703

Status

RELATING TO CAMPUS SAFETY AND ACCOUNTABILITY.

Requires the UH to adopt policies preliminarily recommended by the affirmative consent task force.

 

HED, JUD, FIN

HB 2772

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Requires UH to train employees and students on sexual harassment policies, appoint a campus advocate at each campus for students to discuss incidents of sexual harassment, report sexual assault cases to the police, and conduct a campus climate survey. Prohibits romantic relationships between a UH student and a UH faculty member.

 

HED, JUD, FIN

HB 1637

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Appropriates moneys for the University of Hawaii to hire six additional staff attorneys.

 

HED, FIN

HB 1799

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Provides that a student in the University of Hawaii system pursuing an undergraduate degree may only be eligible for resident tuition fees for up to one hundred forty credit hours.

 

HED, FIN

HB 1800

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Requires funds appropriated to the University of Hawaii for a specific purpose to be expended for that specific purpose. Requires a report that explains to the legislature any nonconformity with the previous requirement. Requires unexpended funds to be returned to the general fund.

 

HED, FIN

HB 2224

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Appropriates general funds for 4.0 FTE positions for the UH Pamantasan Council to promote access and diversity, including for programs and policies related to Philippine courses and Filipino students.

 

HED, FIN

HB 2519

Status

RELATING TO COLLEGE SAVINGS PROGRAM TAX DEDUCTION.

Provides an annual maximum deduction of $5,000 per individual or $10,000 for a married couple filing jointly for contributions made to the Hawaii college savings program.

 

HED, FIN

HB 2213

Status

RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION.

Establishes a state funds matching grant program for resident undergraduate UH students with financial need and whose parents have not earned a baccalaureate or higher degree.

 

HED, FIN

HB 1894

Status

RELATING TO POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION.

Clarifies that under the Hawaii Post-Secondary Education Authorization Program, when an institution ceases to operate, the student transcripts will be kept permanently in a form prescribed by the director and other records requested and obtained by DCCA may be disposed of at the director's discretion.

 

HED, FIN

HB 1949

Status

RELATING TO THE JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE SPECIAL FUND.

Permits moneys in the John A. Burns school of medicine special fund to be used for loan repayment for certain health care professionals. Removes the cap on expenditures from the special fund. Removes the sunset date from the physician workforce assessment fee and related requirements for use of moneys in the John A. Burns school of medicine special fund.

 

HED, FIN

HB 2428

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Prohibits the University of Hawaii from transferring moneys from its special and revolving funds, or general funds appropriated for other purposes, for the purpose of funding construction projects that are not explicitly authorized by the legislature.

 

HED, FIN

 

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. Isaac W. Choy

Chair