HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2020

 

COMMITTEE ON LOWER & HIGHER EDUCATION

Rep. Justin H. Woodson, Chair

Rep. Mark J. Hashem, Vice Chair

Rep. Sean Quinlan, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Lynn DeCoite

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Rep. David A. Tarnas

Rep. Dale T. Kobayashi

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Val Okimoto

 

COMMITTEE ON LABOR & PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson, Chair

Rep. Stacelynn K.M. Eli, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Sean Quinlan

Rep. Lisa Kitagawa

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Lauren Matsumoto

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, March 13, 2020

TIME:

2:05 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2056, SD2

(SSCR3074)

Status

RELATING TO POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION.

Requires the University of Hawaii to collaborate with the Department of Education and the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to utilize interactive web tools to collaborate among a diverse array of stakeholders enabling degree-seeking individuals to make better-informed decisions regarding their post-secondary education and career choices. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

LHE/LAB, FIN

SB 2065, SD1

(SSCR3121)

Status

RELATING TO SCHOOLS.

Establishes a Workforce Readiness Program within the Department of Education to allow students to graduate from an extended high school enrollment with an industry-recognized associate's degree to complement the student's high school diploma. Appropriates moneys to develop and implement the program, including (2.0) FTE Educational Specialist II staff positions and (7.0) FTE District Office Teachers. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

LHE/LAB, FIN

SB 2259, SD1

(SSCR3080)

Status

RELATING TO SCHOOLS.

Establishes a workforce readiness diploma program within the Department of Education's Community School for Adults program. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

LHE/LAB, FIN

SB 3013, SD1

(SSCR3367)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Establishes criteria for industry certification awards to public high schools and appropriates funds to the Department of Education to incentivize public high schools to encourage students to obtain industry-recognized certifications. Requires the Department to submit an annual report containing specified information about the progress of the incentivization. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

LHE/LAB, FIN

SB 3014, SD2

(SSCR3187)

Status

RELATING TO ON-SITE EARLY CHILDHOOD FACILITIES.

Establishes an income tax credit for employers who create on‑site early childhood facilities. Establishes and appropriates funds for 1.0 FTE on-site early childhood facility coordinator position. Effective 7/1/2050. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2020. (SD2)

 

LHE/LAB, FIN

SB 3058, SD2

(SSCR3149)

Status

RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Provide a three-year extension of the sunset provision in Act 38, Session Laws of Hawaii 2017. Takes effect 6/18/2050. (SD2)

 

LHE/LAB, JUD

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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    The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

    The date and time of the hearing; and

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Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Chair

 

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Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Chair