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 8, 2019

TIME:

2:30 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 573, HD1

(HSCR53)

Status

RELATING TO TUITION WAIVERS.

Appropriates funds to provide scholarships for qualified students who are spouses or children of deceased members of the United States military and who qualify for a gold star lapel button. (HB573 HD1)

 

PVM, LHE, FIN

HB 312

Status

RELATING TO CREATIVE MEDIA.

Requires the University of Hawaii, West Oahu campus to offer a bachelor's degree in creative media.

 

LHE, FIN

HB 843

Status

RELATING TO HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGE.

Appropriates funds for three Applied Technical Education positions at Hawaii Community College.

 

LHE, FIN

HB 1568

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Establishes a pilot program at UH to offer assistance and support to students of Pacific Islander ancestry in obtaining their general educational development diplomas, completing vocational training at a UH community college, and obtaining employment. Appropriates funds.

 

LHE, FIN

HB 377

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii Pamantasan Council for 4 full-time equivalent positions to promote access, diversity, and workforce development, including programs and policies related to Philippine courses and Filipino students.

 

LHE, FIN

HB 1455

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Appropriates funds for the University of Hawaii Maui College's International Office.

 

LHE, FIN

HB 6, HD1

(HSCR21)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM EMPLOYEE AND STUDENT ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT.

Establishes The Uniform Employee and Student Online Privacy Protection Act that adopts uniform laws on protecting the online accounts of employees, prospective employees, unpaid interns, applicants, students, and prospective students from employers and educational institutions. (HB6 HD1)

 

LAB, LHE, JUD

HB 560, HD1

(HSCR6)

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 and an advisory committee of industry stakeholders and to submit a report to the Legislature. Appropriates funds. (HB560 HD1)

 

EEP, LHE, 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.

 

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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 586-6210 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. Justin H. Woodson

Chair