HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2018

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Rep. Justin H. Woodson, Chair

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Kaniela Ing

Rep. Sean Quinlan

Rep. Lei R. Learmont

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

 

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 2, 2018

TIME:

2:10 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 ADDED to the agenda for decision making only: HB2680

 

 

 

 

HB 2484

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires the Department of Education (DOE) to establish and maintain a priority list of schools in need of classroom cooling; provided that at least fifty percent of all appropriated funds for classroom cooling projects be made available for grants to schools on the priority list. Allows schools on the priority list to apply for DOE grants for energy-efficient classroom cooling projects.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2510

Status

RELATING TO SCHOOLS.

Appropriates funds to the Department of Education to install air conditioning in public schools that prioritize the project.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2049

Status

RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

Amends the Board of Education membership by inviting the exclusive representative for bargaining unit 5 (teachers and other personnel of the Department of Education) to appoint a nonvoting public school teacher representative to the Board.

 

EDN, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on January 31, 2018 at 2:05 p.m. No public testimony will be accepted.

 

HB 2680

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Places the licensure, operation, and supervision of private schools under the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA). Requires any person or persons desiring to establish a private school within the State, prior to establishment of the school, to apply in writing to the DCCA for a permit. Requires DCCA to adopt rules.

 

EDN, CPC, 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 313 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-8459 (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 20MB 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Chair