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

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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(s) has been UPDATED to reflect the current version of the bill in the agenda: HB 1577 HB 1577, HD1. HB 957 HB 957, HD1.

 

HB 491

(HSCR139)

Status

RELATING TO SIDEWALKS.

Establishes and funds a two-year pilot school sidewalk maintenance and repair program that requires counties to maintain and repair sidewalks in school zones or other areas of significant school related pedestrian traffic. Requires each county to report on the status of the pilot program.

 

TRN, EDN, FIN

HB 884

Status

RELATING TO SCHOOL IMPACT FEES.

Exempts affordable housing units, additions to existing dwelling units, accessory dwelling units, and ohana dwelling units from school impact fee requirements.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 910

(HSCR28)

Status

RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN EDUCATION.

Appropriates funds for the Office of Hawaiian Education of the Department of Education.

 

OMH, EDN, FIN

HB 672, HD1

(HSCR87)

Status

RELATING TO SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH SERVICES.

Formally establishes the Hawaii keiki: healthy and ready to learn program within the department of education. Establishes a special fund and appropriates $4,000,000 to expand and sustain the program.

 

HLT, EDN, FIN

HB 957, HD1

(HSCR194)

Status

RELATING TO HEAT ABATEMENT.

Authorizes the DOE and B&F to borrow moneys from the Hawaii green infrastructure loan program for heat abatement measures at public schools. Appropriates general funds to make an initial repayment to the Hawaii green infrastructure special fund. (HB957 HD1)

 

EEP, EDN, FIN

HB 1577, HD1

(HSCR219)

Status

RELATING TO COMPOSTING.

Authorizes the Department of Agriculture to issue grants to establish a composting grant pilot project in DOE schools. Establishes a composting grant pilot project working group. Requires report to legislature. Appropriates funds. (HB1577 HD1)

 

EEP, EDN, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

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Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Chair