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

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 16, 2017

TIME:

2:04 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

 

 

The following measure(s) has been DELETED from the agenda: HB 520

 

HB 427, HD1

(HSCR22)

Status

RELATING TO DARK NIGHT SKIES PROTECTION.

Establishes a Dark Night Skies Protection Advisory Committee to assist the University of Hawaii in developing a statewide dark night skies protection strategy. (HB427 HD1)

 

EEP, HED

HB 848, HD1

(HSCR227)

Status

RELATING TO ENERGY MODERNIZATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SYSTEM.

Exempts microgrids that promote and serve public higher education institutions from regulation as a public utility by the Public Utilities Commission. Adds a definition for "microgrid". Appropriates funds. (HB848 HD1)

 

EEP, HED, FIN

HB 1279

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL FOOD PRODUCTION.

Appropriates funds for the University of Hawaii, West Oahu, to expand its existing programs and develop new means to increase food security and self-sufficiency in the State.

 

HED, FIN

HB 909, HD1

(HSCR83)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Establishes a Center for Commercialization at the University of Hawaii to commercially use intellectual property generated from research at the University for the benefit of the State and its residents. Appropriates funds. (HB909 HD1)

 

EDB, HED, FIN

HB 1334, HD1

(HSCR153)

Status

RELATING TO LAND TRANSFER.

Transfers title, custody, and control of two parcels of land from the University of Hawaii to the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation. (HB1334 HD1)

 

HSG, HED, FIN

HB 520, HD1

(HSCR1)

Status

RELATING TO UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII ATHLETICS.

Exempts from the Hawaii Public Procurement Code contracts by governmental bodies to procure goods or services for the Office of Intercollegiate Athletics of the University of Hawaii at Manoa with moneys from the University of Hawaii at Manoa Intercollegiate Athletics Special Fund. (HB520 HD1)

 

LAB, HED, FIN

HB 916, HD1

(HSCR6)

Status

RELATING TO LOAN REPAYMENT FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.

Makes an appropriation for the health care professionals loan repayment program administered through the John A. Burns School of Medicine. (HB916 HD1)

 

HLT, HED, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Chair