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:

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

TIME:

2:01 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 850

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Repeals certain annual reports by the University of Hawaii to the legislature.

 

HED, FIN

HB 849

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM.

Reinstates the authority of the University of Hawaii System to maintain a separate accounting and financial management system that is compatible with the State of Hawaii accounting and financial system.

 

HED, FIN

HB 428

Status

RELATING TO PHYSICIAN WORKFORCE ASSESSMENT.

Allows the John A. Burns School of Medicine to continue to receive a portion of the physician workforce assessment fee for ongoing physician workforce assessment and planning to support the recruitment and retention of physicians in the State, particularly those in rural and medically underserved areas.

 

HED, FIN

HB 967

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Appropriates moneys for the University of Hawaii to hire three psychologists and one case manager to provide student mental health services.

 

HED, FIN

HB 1169

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Requires UH to promote careers in teaching to high school students. Appropriates funds.

 

HED, FIN

HB 571

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Appropriates moneys for the University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program to develop a communication and outreach plan for emergency management and disaster preparedness, update the Homeowner's Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards, and conduct education and outreach throughout the State.

 

HED, FIN

HB 1424

Status

RELATING TO COLLEGIATE ATHLETICS INVESTIGATIONS.

Establishes how a national organization that regulates collegiate level athletics shall investigate the UH, its athletics programs, or student-athletes. Prohibits private colleges and universities in the state from entering into or remaining in an agreement regarding investigations with a national organization that regulates collegiate level athletics that differs from the requirements for investigations of the UH.

 

HED, CPC, FIN

HB 1079

Status

RELATING TO POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION AUTHORIZATION.

Creates a framework for authorizing post-secondary degree-granting educational institutions that have applied for accreditation by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

 

HED, CPC

HB 1320

Status

RELATING TO POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION.

Requires accredited and non-accredited post-secondary educational institutions that are for-profit entities to disclose in print and electronic media and signage that they are for-profit businesses registered in the State.

 

HED, JUD

 

 

 

 

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