HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Rep. Justin H. Woodson, Chair

Rep. Sharon E. Har, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Kaniela Ing

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

TIME:

2:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 423, SD1

(SSCR902)

Status

RELATING TO STUDENT MEALS.

Prohibits denying a student a meal for the first: (1) 30 days of the first semester of a school year while the student's application for free or reduced lunch is being processed; or (2) week that the student's meal fund balance is zero or negative. Authorizes the Department of Education to adopt rules or policies on the collection of funds for negative student meal balances. Requires a report to the legislature. (SD1)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 553, SD1

(SSCR913)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Authorizes allocation of supplemental categorical funding to remote schools, subject to legislative appropriation. Appropriates funds. (SD1)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 618

(SSCR540)

Status

RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

Requires the board of education to establish a process whereby the public may petition the board to add items to the agenda of the next meeting.

 

EDN, JUD

SB 720, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1099)

Status

RELATING TO THE CONCUSSION PROGRAM.

Makes an appropriation for the concussion monitoring and educational program for school athletics, concussion and awareness program for youth athletic activities, and administration of a concussion and awareness program for youth athletics. (SB720 HD1)

 

HLT, EDN, FIN

SB 510, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1098)

Status

RELATING TO SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH SERVICES.

Formally establishes the Hawaii Keiki: Healthy and Ready to Learn program and special fund within the Department of Education. Appropriates funds for the program, for a vision screening tool, and to establish school health service coordinator positions in DOH and DHS. (SB510 HD1)

 

HLT, EDN, FIN

SB 1146, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1096)

Status

RELATING TO SCHOOL IMPACT FEES.

Exempts the following from school impact fee requirements: housing developments reserved for persons or families with incomes up to 80 percent of the area median income located in a county having a population greater than 500,000; state or federal public housing projects; state low-income housing projects; housing projects certified or approved for a general excise tax exemption under section 201H-36, Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS); and government housing projects and projects processed pursuant to sections 46-15.1 and 201H-38, HRS. (SB1146 HD1)

 

HSG, EDN, 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. Justin H. Woodson

Chair