HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

COMMITTEE ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Rep. Justin H. Woodson, Chair

Rep. Mark J. Hashem, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Kaniela Ing

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Takashi Ohno

 

 

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:

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

TIME:

2:03 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 580

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Appropriates funds for the P4C Program of the University of Hawaii Uehiro Academy for Philosophy and Ethics in Education and for teachers of the Department of Education to train with the P4C Program.

 

HED/EDN, FIN

HB 480

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Makes appropriations for personnel and equipment for the Hawaii Community College Agriculture Program.

 

HED, FIN

HB 474

(HSCR40)

Status

RELATING TO RAT LUNGWORM DISEASE.

Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii at Hilo, the department of health, department of land and natural resources, and department of agriculture for programs, studies, and activities related to rat lungworm disease.

 

AGR, HED, FIN

HB 519

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Authorizes revenues in the UH commercial enterprises revolving fund to be expended for costs and expenses associated with food services.

 

HED, FIN

HB 450

Status

RELATING TO CORAL.

Requires UH to conduct a study on the effects of sunscreen on Hawaii's coral reefs. Appropriates funds.

 

HED, FIN

HB 794

Status

RELATING TO ENERGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Establishes the University of Hawaii green special fund within UH to reduce energy consumption and costs. Requires UH to submit annual report to legislature.

 

HED, FIN

HB 1585

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Appropriates funds to UH for positions to implement capital improvement projects.

 

HED, FIN

HB 609, HD1

(HSCR37)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Appropriates funds for a permanent full-time associate professor and a permanent full-time associate specialist position within the University of Hawaii Center on Aging. (HB609 HD1)

 

HUS, HED, 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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Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

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Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Chair

 

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Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Chair