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, March 22, 2016

TIME:

2:00 pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2040, SD1

(SSCR2520)

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 shall 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. (SD1)

 

HED, FIN

SB 2398, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1109-16)

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.

Authorizes the establishment of public employee collective bargaining units not already specifically authorized in law. Allows part-time and full-time graduate student assistants employed by UH to collectively bargain their wages, hours, and other terms; provided that no collective bargaining agreement shall take effect prior to July 1, 2017. Requires UH and the relevant exclusive representatives to meet and report to the Legislature. (SB2398 HD1)

 

LAB, HED, FIN

SB 3073, SD2

Proposed HD1

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO.

Proposed HD1: Establishes a 5-year school of aviation pilot program at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Appropriates funds. Repeals 6/30/2021. (Proposed HD1)

 

HED, FIN

SB 2971

Proposed HD1

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Proposed HD1: Extends to 6/30/2017, UHs exemption from accounting and financial management system requirements that are applicable to state agencies. Repeals requirement that UH prepare an annual report regarding the construction academy. (Proposed HD1)

 

HED, FIN

Copies of the proposed HD1 are available in Room 404 and on the Legislature's Web site: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

 

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.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

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

WEB: For testimony less than 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

Email: HEDtestimony@capitol.hawaii.gov

 

WHEN SUBMITTING TESTIMONY AT THE HEARING: Please bring 20 copies for committee members.

 

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.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-8475 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

Selected meetings are broadcast live. Check the current legislative broadcast schedule on the "Capitol TV" website at www.capitoltv.org or call 536-2100.

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Chair