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

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 2, 2017

TIME:

2:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1277

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.

Establishes a collective bargaining unit for full-time graduate student assistants employed by the University of Hawaii. Delays formation of the graduate student assistant collective bargaining unit until 7/1/2018.

 

HED, LAB, FIN

HB 847

Status

RELATING TO UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII RESEARCH.

Establishes the Innovation and Commercialization Initiative Program to expressly give the University of Hawaii the legal authority to create, promote, and participate in new economic enterprises and expand workforce opportunities based on inventions and discoveries generated by or at the University.

 

HED, JUD, FIN

HB 424

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Reinstates the president of the university as the chief procurement officer for contracts for construction and construction related professional services furnished by licensees under chapter 464, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

HED, FIN

HB 425

Status

RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Makes certain sections of the State Code of Ethics inapplicable to technology transfer activities sponsored by University of Hawaii if the activities comply with the regulatory framework and research compliance program approved by the Board of Regents. Requires the Board of Regents to submit written status reports.

 

HED, JUD

HB 426

Status

RELATING TO UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII RULEMAKING.

Substitutes the rulemaking requirements of Chapter 91, HRS, for the adoption of certain University of Hawaii policies with the open public meeting requirements of chapter 92, HRS.

 

HED, JUD

HB 902

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Appropriates general funds for 6.0 FTE positions for the UH Pamantasan Council to promote access and diversity, including for programs and policies related to Philippine courses and Filipino students.

 

HED, FIN

HB 24

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Requires the Board of Regents of the University of Hawaii to develop procedures for the full utilization of university facilities. Requires the administration of the different UH campuses to collect and report data relating to facilities utilization. Prohibits the UH Board of Regents from approving the construction of a new university building until a public hearing is held to discuss facility utilization and cost.

 

HED, FIN

HB 128

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Establishes a college savings program income tax credit.

 

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.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 15 copies (including an original) to Room 326 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6511 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

WEB: For testimony less than 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

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.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6210 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

Selected meetings are broadcast live. Check the current legislative broadcast schedule on the "Capitol TV" website at www.capitoltv.org or call 536-2100.

 

 

 

 

________________________________________

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Chair