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, March 15, 2017

TIME:

2:02 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 49, SD1

(SSCR599)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires the Department of Education to collaborate with the Workforce Development Council on workforce development initiatives. (SD1)

 

EDN, LAB/EDB, FIN

SB 1286, SD2

(SSCR790)

Status

RELATING TO PRIVATE TRADE, VOCATIONAL, AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS.

Clarifies the scope of the private trade, vocational, and technical school licensure program within the department of education. Establishes a licensing fee to ensure the sustainability of the licensure program. Establishes a license renewal process and fee. Creates the private trade, vocational, and technical school licensure special fund. Appropriates moneys for one full-time equivalent position within the department of education to administer licensing. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD2)

 

EDN, CPC, FIN

SB 215

(SSCR538)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Repeals the Education Research and Development Revolving Fund and transfers the unencumbered balances to the general fund as recommended by the Auditor in Auditor's Report No. 16-11.

 

EDN, FIN

SB 1099, SD1

(SSCR539)

Status

RELATING TO SCHOOLS.

Establishes a mark licensing agreement program within the department of education and authorizes the department to register trademarks and service marks for department programs and individual department schools and enter into licensing agreements for their use. (SD1)

 

EDN, CPC, FIN

SB 683, SD2

(SSCR882)

Status

PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLES VII AND X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO AUTHORIZE THE LEGISLATURE TO ESTABLISH A SURCHARGE ON RESIDENTIAL INVESTMENT PROPERTY AND VISITOR ACCOMMODATIONS TO INCREASE FUNDING FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION.

Proposes amendments to the Constitution of the State of Hawaii to advance the State's goal of providing a public education for the children of Hawaii by authorizing the legislature to establish, as provided by law, a surcharge on residential investment property and visitor accommodations. (SD2)

 

EDN, JUD, FIN

SB 686, SD2

(SSCR881)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION FUNDING.

Establishes an education surcharge on residential investment properties and visitor accommodations for the purpose of funding public education. Effective July 1, 2050. (SD2)

 

EDN, JUD, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Chair