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:

Thursday, March 14, 2019

TIME:

2:30 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 171, SD2

(SSCR1057)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Creates a county education task force to establish a process for the transfer of jurisdiction over all public schools, including all state public education functions and funding, from the State to the county in which the public school is located. Requires report to legislature prior to the convening of the Regular Session of 2021. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

LHE, FIN

SB 980

(SSCR809)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Defines, for the purpose of compulsory education, a private school to be an education institution that teaches kindergarten through grade twelve and that is licensed or accredited by the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools or the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

 

LHE, CPC

SB 967, SD1

(SSCR953)

Status

RELATING TO THE STATE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL COMMISSION.

Authorizes the state public charter school commission to establish and fund charter school prekindergarten classrooms. Makes an appropriation. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

LHE, FIN

SB 1515, SD1

(SSCR1007)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Establishes the Hawaii three to six out-of-school program for grades kindergarten through twelve. Authorizes the department of education to contract with private providers to furnish out-of-school programs for grades kindergarten through twelve, conducted during after-school hours, on weekends, and during inter-sessions on the premises of the private providers. Specifies the Hawaii three to six out-of-school program special fund is to be administered by the department of education. Makes appropriations. (SD1)

 

LHE, FIN

SB 1522, SD1

(SSCR936)

Status

RELATING TO SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH SERVICES.

Appropriates funds for the Hawaii Keiki: Healthy and Ready to Learn Program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

LHE, FIN

SB 376

(SSCR804)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Allows students to enroll in career and technical education programs in schools outside the Department of Education service area in which the student resides.

 

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