HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON LOWER & HIGHER EDUCATION

Rep. Justin H. Woodson, Chair

Rep. Mark J. Hashem, Vice Chair

Rep. Amy A. Perruso, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Lynn DeCoite

Rep. Sean Quinlan

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Rep. David A. Tarnas

Rep. Dale T. Kobayashi

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Val Okimoto

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 1, 2019

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 415

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TUITION AND FEES SPECIAL FUND.

Repeals the requirement that each UH campus prepare an operations plan for each fiscal year. Repeals the automatic lapse of moneys in the UH Tuition and Fees Special Fund.

 

LHE, FIN

HB 813

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PROMISE PROGRAM PLUS.

Establishes the University of Hawaii Promise Program Plus to provide scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of qualified students enrolled in a bachelor's degree at the University of Hawaii who are (1) graduates of a University of Hawaii community college who received a Hawaii community college promise program scholarship; and (2) enrolled at any University of Hawaii campus. Appropriates funds to establish and implement the program.

 

LHE, FIN

HB 1277

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PROMISE PROGRAM.

Provides scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of qualified students at any four-year University of Hawaii campus who meet certain eligibility criteria.

 

LHE, FIN

HB 1469

Status

RELATING TO THE COLLEGE SAVINGS PROGRAM.

Establishes a state income tax deduction for eligible contributions made to the Hawaii college savings program.

 

LHE, FIN

HB 1102

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE EDUCATION.

Establishes and appropriates funds for the P-20 agriculture education coordinator position within the University of Hawaii at Manoa college of tropical agriculture and human resources. Specifies duties of the coordinator and P-20 agriculture education working group.

 

LHE, AGR, FIN

HB 398

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Requires the University of Hawaii system to create additional distance-learning classes in teaching for students who are pursuing undergraduate degrees in education.

 

LHE, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Chair