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 16, 2016

TIME:

2:01 pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A 2

 

HB 1685, HD1

(HSCR108-16)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Subjects proposed salaries for any UH employee that are at least double that of the governor to the disapproval of the legislature. Requires UH to submit an annual report on the employees with salaries in excess of the governor's salary. (HB1685 HD1)

 

LAB, HED, FIN

HB 2492, HD1

(HSCR164-16)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Appropriates funds for various programs and supporting functions for the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. (HB2492 HD1)

 

VMI, HED, FIN

HB 1765, HD1

(HSCR117-16)

Status

RELATING TO CORAL.

Requires UH to conduct a study on the effects of sunscreen on Hawaii's coral reefs. Appropriates funds. (HB1765 HD1)

 

OMH, HED, FIN

HB 2240

Status

RELATING TO ENERGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Establishes the University of Hawaii green special fund within UH to reduce energy consumption and costs.

 

HED, FIN

HB 2676, HD1

(HSCR94-16)

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Establishes, within CTAHR's agribusiness incubator program, a five-year energy independent farming community pilot project. Appropriates funds. (HB2676 HD1)

 

AGR, HED, FIN

HB 1758, HD1

(HSCR134-16)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Appropriates funds to the John A. Burns School of Medicine to fund medical residency programs to help alleviate the shortage of primary care physicians in rural Oahu and neighbor island communities. (HB1758 HD1)

 

HLT, 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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PAPER: 2 Single-sided copies (including an original) to Room 327 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6221 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

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Email: HEDtestimony@capitol.hawaii.gov

 

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Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

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Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Chair