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

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

TIME:

2:30 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2573, SD2

(SSCR3261)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII BOARD OF REGENTS.

Requires all public meetings of the Board of Regents to be recorded in live digital audio format by May 1, 2021, and in digital video beginning September 1, 2021. Requires all recording to be archived and made available to the public. Requires the Board of Regents to determine its accessibility obligations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act and comply with those obligations. Takes effect 6/18/2050. (SD2)

 

LHE, JUD, FIN

SB 3059, SD1

(SSCR3127)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Repeals the sunset provision in Act 39, Session Laws of Hawaii 2017. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

LHE, JUD, FIN

SB 2736, SD1

(SSCR3216)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES.

Makes an appropriation to the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources for ornamental and landscape entomology specialist, plant pathologist extension specialist, and pesticide extension specialist positions. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

LHE, FIN

SB 2052, SD2

(SSCR3197)

Status

RELATING TO LOAN FORGIVENESS FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROFESSIONALS.

Adds early childhood education teachers to the Hawaii educator loan program and allows the education loans of participants to be forgiven after 5 years of teaching. Establishes a cap on the total loan forgiveness. Exempts existing program loans. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

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: 3 copies (including an original) to Room 304 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6381 (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 586-6210 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