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, February 6, 2018

TIME:

2:10 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1638, HD1

(HSCR10-18)

Status

RELATING TO APPRENTICESHIPS.

Appropriates funds to continue and expand health care apprenticeship programs at UH community colleges. (HB1638 HD1)

 

HHS, HED, FIN

HB 1651, HD1

(HSCR19-18)

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.

Establishes a collective bargaining unit for graduate student assistants employed by the University of Hawaii. (HB1651 HD1)

 

LAB, HED, FIN

HB 2300

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Requires the University of Hawaii to submit a report to the legislature within thirty days of each appropriation transfer or changes between programs.

 

HED, FIN

HB 2735

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Prohibits tobacco use and smoking, including the use of electronic smoking devices, by any person on the premises of UH.

 

HED, HHS, JUD

HB 2506

Status

RELATING TO RAT LUNGWORM DISEASE.

Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii at Hilo for research and other activities related to rat lungworm disease. Conditions release of the funds on the University submitting a report to the legislature listing the specific research and activities it plans to undertake. Requires the University, along with the Department of Health, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Department of Agriculture, and Joint Rat Lungworm Task Force, to create a statewide plan for the eradication and prevention of rat lungworm disease.

 

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