HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

1996

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2020

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to education.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Section 26-52, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"26-52 Department heads and executive officers. The salaries of the following state officers shall be as follows:

(1) The salary of the superintendent of education shall be set by the board of education at a rate no greater than $250,000 a year. The superintendent shall be subject to an annual performance evaluation, including evaluation of the department of education's achievement of Strive HI Performance System factors, that is in alignment with other employee evaluations within the department of education and are based on outcomes determined by the board of education; provided that nothing shall prohibit the board of education from conditioning a portion of the salary on performance[;]. Effective July 1, 2020, any increase in salary shall require improvement in at least one-half of the department of education's Strive HI Performance System factors;

(2) The salary of the president of the University of Hawaii shall be set by the board of regents;

(3) Effective July 1, 2004, the salaries of all department heads or executive officers of the departments of accounting and general services, agriculture, attorney general, budget and finance, business, economic development, and tourism, commerce and consumer affairs, Hawaiian home lands, health, human resources development, human services, labor and industrial relations, land and natural resources, public safety, taxation, and transportation shall be as last recommended by the executive salary commission. Effective July 1, 2007, and every six years thereafter, the salaries shall be as last recommended by the commission on salaries pursuant to section 26‑56, unless rejected by the legislature; and

(4) The salary of the adjutant general shall be $85,302 a year. Effective July 1, 2007, and every six years thereafter, the salary of the adjutant general shall be as last recommended by the commission on salaries pursuant to section 26‑56, unless rejected by the legislature, except that if the state salary is in conflict with the pay and allowance fixed by the tables of the regular Army or Air Force of the United States, the latter shall prevail."

SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval; provided that this Act shall be repealed on June 30, 2024, and section 26-52, Hawaii Revised Statutes, shall be reenacted in the form in which it read on the day prior to the effective date of Act 90, Session Laws of Hawaii 2014; provided further that any contracts entered into prior to June 30, 2024, shall remain in effect for the duration of the contract.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Superintendent of Education; Performance Evaluation; Salary; Strive HI Performance System Factors

 

Description:

Requires the BOE to include evaluation of the Strive HI Performance System factors as a component of the superintendent of education's annual performance evaluation. Requires improvements in at least one-half of those factors for any salary increase for the superintendent. Repeals 6/30/2024.

 

 

 

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