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:

Thursday, February 1, 2018

TIME:

2:10 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2299

Status

RELATING TO INDEMNIFICATION OF COUNTY AGENCIES.

Facilitates the process by which the University of Hawaii obtains approval to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless a county agency, its officers, agents, and employees for university purposes and functions on county property.

 

HED, JUD, FIN

HB 2604

Status

RELATING TO INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS.

Appropriates funds for the office of international affairs to fund by grant one or more programs sponsored or organized by the University of Hawaii community colleges or a four-year campus to implement international college experiences for Hawaii students enrolled at a University of Hawaii campus.

 

HED, VMI, FIN

HB 1805

(HSCR4-18)

Status

RELATING TO ENERGY TRAINING.

Requires UH community colleges to establish energy systems and technology training courses for county officers and employees responsible for permitting, inspecting, licensing, and approving construction projects that contain renewable energy systems and related technology. Requires the establishment of a committee of industry stakeholders to collaborate with UH community colleges in developing appropriate training courses. Requires UH community colleges to submit a report to the legislature detailing its progress prior to the convening of the regular session of 2020. Appropriates funds.

 

EEP, HED, FIN

HB 1830, HD1

(HSCR3-18)

Status

RELATING TO ENERGY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Allows the deposit of funds appropriated by the Legislature into the University of Hawaii Green Special Fund (Fund). Requires legislative approval for all Fund expenditures. (HB1830 HD1)

 

EEP, 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

     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: 20 copies (including an original) to Room 326 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6511 (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 586-6160 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