THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2016

 

COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS

Senator Jill N. Tokuda, Chair

Senator Donovan M. Dela Cruz, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF DECISION MAKING

 

 

DATE:

Friday, February 26, 2016

TIME:

9:35 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 211

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard in their respective committees:

 

SB 2543

      (SSCR2396)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Adds as a purpose of the University of Hawaii community college system the provision of occupational training and certification programs designed to rapidly qualify persons to fill new and hard-to-fill position classes of the State, counties, and private sector that require technical skills.  Appropriates an unspecified sum of general funds for the programs.  Effective 07/01/16.

 

HEA/JDL, WAM

SB 2398, SD1

      (SSCR2324)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.

Establishes a collective bargaining unit for graduate student assistants employed by the University of Hawaii.  Effective January 7, 2059.  (SD1)

 

JDL/HEA, WAM

SB 2939

      (SSCR2332)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM.

Repeals the sunset provisions, with respect to the University of Hawaii, from sections 40-1, 40-2, 40-4, 40-6, 40-58, and 40-81, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

HEA, WAM

SB 2971

      (SSCR2333)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

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

 

HEA, WAM

SB 3017

      (SSCR2375)

      Status & Testimony

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.

 

HEA/CPH, WAM

SB 3073, SD1

      (SSCR2334)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO.

Establishes a school of aviation at University of Hawaii at Hilo to offer a bachelor of science degree in aeronautical science.  Makes appropriation.  Effective 7/1/2050.  (SD1)

 

HEA, WAM

 

 

 

 

Decision making meeting only, no oral testimony will be accepted.

 

Persons wishing to submit written testimony may do so up to 24 hours prior to the hearing.

 

Click here to submit written testimony to the Senate Committee on Ways and Means.

 

FOR AMENDED NOTICES:  Measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored.  If a measure is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

 

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT (808) 586-6800.

 

 

 

 

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Senator Jill N. Tokuda

Chair