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, March 15, 2019

TIME:

2:40 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 313, SD1

(SSCR1119)

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Makes an appropriation for 2 full-time equivalent positions for the wayfinding education program Imiloa Astronomy Center. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

LHE, FIN

SB 315, SD1

(SSCR1175)

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Appropriates funds to increase the graduate assistant stipend. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

LHE, FIN

SB 316, SD2

(SSCR978)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii for additional funding for the Hawaii Community College Promise Program for four-year institutions. Requires a report to the Legislature. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

LHE, FIN

SB 317

(SSCR1132)

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Appropriates $500,000 for each year of the fiscal biennium to be expended by the University of Hawaii to support student mentors and tutors at community colleges.

 

LHE, FIN

SB 1404, SD2

(SSCR732)

Status

RELATING TO LOAN REPAYMENT FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.

Expands eligible health care professionals under the health care provider loan repayment program administered through the John A. Burns school of medicine to include licensed social workers, advanced practice registered nurses, and registered nurses. Appropriates funds for the Hawaii rural health care provider loan repayment program administered through the John A. Burns School of Medicine of the University of Hawaii at Manoa; provided that the funds are matched on a dollar-for-dollar basis by a private or another public source. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

LHE, FIN

SB 457, SD1

(SSCR961)

Status

RELATING TO THE PUNA DISTANCE LEARNING CENTER.

Appropriates funds for a post-secondary distance learning center within Hawaii Community College to be located in the Puna district. Requires the University of Hawaii to submit a report on the Puna distance learning center to the Legislature. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

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.

 

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: 15 copies (including an original) to Room 303 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6702 (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 586-6210or 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