HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2018

 

COMMITTEE ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey, Chair

Rep. Mark J. Hashem, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Kaniela Ing

Rep. Sean Quinlan

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Lei R. Learmont

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Takashi Ohno

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

TIME:

2:00 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2005

Status

RELATING TO UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII REVENUE BONDS.

Authorizes the University of Hawaii to issue $100,000,000 in revenue bonds for the purpose of financing the construction and maintenance of qualifying capital improvement projects.

 

HED, FIN

HB 2047

Status

RELATING TO THE INSTITUTE FOR ASTRONOMY.

Transfers administrative authority, personnel, and facilities for the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy currently located at the University of Hawaii at Manoa to the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

 

HED, FIN

HB 1881

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Establishes a college savings program income tax credit.

 

HED, FIN

HB 1886

Status

RELATING TO SENIOR CITIZENS.

Establishes a senior citizen higher education access pilot program at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Requires a report to the Legislature before the Regular Session of 2024.

 

HED, FIN

HB 1968

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE.

Appropriates funds to the UH college of tropical agriculture and human resources cooperative extension service for one full-time ornamental plant extension agent.

 

HED, FIN

HB 1639

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Provides for the planning and design of the relocation of the University of Hawaii Maui College culinary arts program to Lahaina. Requires that the Chancellor work with hotels, resorts, and landowners of adjacent properties to develop a plan. Makes an appropriation.

 

HED, FIN

HB 474

(HSCR40)

Status

RELATING TO RAT LUNGWORM DISEASE.

Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii at Hilo, the department of health, department of land and natural resources, and department of agriculture for programs, studies, and activities related to rat lungworm disease.

 

AGR, HED, FIN

HB 2093

Status

RELATING TO THE REGENTS CANDIDATE ADVISORY COUNCIL.

Expands the candidate advisory council for the board of regents of the University of Hawaii from seven to eight members to make the member of the Association of Emeritus Regents of the University of Hawaii a voting member. Specifies term conditions.

 

HED, 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

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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 586-6106 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. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Chair