HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Rep. Roy M. Takumi, Chair

Rep. Sharon E. Har, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Kaniela Ing

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Takashi Ohno

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

TIME:

2:00 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB255

Status

RELATING TO LOCALLY GROWN FOOD.

Establishes the farm to school grant program to provide grants to farmers participating in the Hawaii farm to school program. Creates the farm to school grant program special fund. Makes an appropriation.

 

EDN, AGR, FIN

HB307

Status

RELATING TO ALTERNATIVE JUVENILE EDUCATION.

Appropriates funds to the department of education for two alternative schools to provide ongoing education to juveniles involved in the justice system or at-risk of involvement in the justice system.  Appropriation.

 

EDN, JUD, FIN

HB470

Status

RELATED TO PUBLIC LIBRARIES.

Authorizes the board of education to contract for private groundskeeping services for public library properties.

 

EDN, LAB, FIN

HB547

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Establishes an income tax credit for host families of foreign exchange individuals.

 

EDN, VMI, 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. Roy M. Takumi

Chair