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

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

TIME:

2:10 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2246

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires the Department of Education to establish a program to provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation instruction to each high school student. Requires statewide implementation by the 2023-2024 school year. Appropriates moneys.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2025

(HSCR148-18)

Status

RELATING TO RESOURCE RECOVERY.

Authorizes the Department of Education to issue grants to establish a composting grant pilot project in Department of Education schools. Establishes a composting grant pilot project working group. Requires report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds.

 

EEP, EDN, FIN

HB 1704

Status

RELATING TO SUICIDE PREVENTION.

Requires and appropriates funds for the Department of Education to implement a mobile application for suicide prevention that provides twenty-four hours per day crisis support services.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 133, HD1

(HSCR87-18)

Status

RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE.

Allows Department of Education schools and charter schools to post signs containing the Department of Human Services hotline for reporting child abuse and neglect. (HB133 HD1)

 

HHS, EDN, FIN

HB 2352

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII TEACHER STANDARDS BOARD.

Increase membership on the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board to include a member of the Native Hawaiian Education Council and a non-voting public university student teacher. Clarify that a permit is required for non-licensed teachers serving in public schools.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2353

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC LIBRARIES.

Makes miscellaneous technical amendments to facilitate library operations.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2354

Status

RELATING TO THE INCOME CHECK-OFF.

Increases from $2 to $4 the amount of authorized income tax check-off that may be designated payable from an individual's state income tax refund to the libraries special fund. Permits designation of check-off in the amount of $4 or $8 to the library special fund. Effective for taxable years after December 31, 2017.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2115, HD1

(HSCR169-18)

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Appropriates funds to the department of labor and industrial relations for the K-12 agriculture workforce development pipeline initiative. (HB2115 HD1)

 

LAB, EDN, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

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Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Chair