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:

Monday, March 19, 2018

TIME:

3:10 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 318, SD2

(SSCR2693)

Status

RELATING TO EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES.

Allows home-schooled students to participate in extracurricular activities offered at the public school that they would otherwise be required to attend. Establishes a task force to determine criteria for prioritizing students who attend a public school over home-schooled students when determining which students may participate in an extracurricular activity. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 2083, SD1

(SSCR2882)

Status

RELATING TO AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS.

Appropriates funds for after-school programs at Kalanianaole Elementary and Intermediate School, Kapaa Middle School, Konawaena Middle School, and Waimea Canyon Middle School. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 2520, SD1

(SSCR2819)

Status

RELATING TO BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS.

Appropriates funds to the department of education for behavior analysis services performed by licensed behavior analysts for public school students. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 2521, SD1

(SSCR2801)

Status

RELATING TO SPECIAL EDUCATION.

Appropriates funds to the Department of Education to provide up to $1,690 to each special education classroom teacher for instructional materials and equipment. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 2051, SD1

(SSCR2931)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Permits individual department of education schools and career pathways, academies, or programs operated within a department of education school, to engage in commercial enterprises, including the sale of goods produced by or for an individual school, career pathway, academy, or program. (SD1)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 2070, SD2

(SSCR2768)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires the Department of Education to convene an advisory committee to make recommendations on best practices for purposes of developing and implementing a plan to teach digital citizenship and media literacy in grades kindergarten through twelve in public schools, including charter schools and Hawaiian language immersion schools. Requires the Department of Education to develop the plan. Requires an annual report to Legislature. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 2211, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1159-18)

Status

RELATING TO CONCUSSIONS.

Expands the scope of the concussion educational program to include middle- and elementary-school students. Appropriates funds. (SB2211 HD1)

 

HHS, EDN, FIN

SB 2928, SD2

(HSCR1172-18)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII FARM TO SCHOOL PROGRAM.

Establishes and appropriates funds for a farm to school grant pilot program within the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to provide grants to schools, early care and education centers, nonprofits, soil and water conservation districts, and food producers participating in the Hawaii farm to school program. Requires the Hawaii farm to school coordinator to submit a report to the legislature. Makes appropriations to continue the Hawaii farm to school program and coordinator position and to assist farmers and ranchers achieve Good Agricultural Practices Certification from the United States Department of Agriculture. Repeals on 6/30/2021. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

AGR, EDN, FIN

SB 2563, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1169-18)

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Appropriates funds to the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations for the K-12 Agriculture Workforce Development Pipeline Initiative. (SB2563 HD1)

 

LAB, EDN, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     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