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:

Thursday, March 12, 2020

TIME:

2:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 35, SD2

(SSCR3033)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Establishes a pilot safe space program within the alternative learning center program in the department of education to support students by providing twenty-four hours per day seven days per week access to emergency crisis services. Makes an appropriation. (SD2)

 

LHE, FIN

SB 2295, SD2

(SSCR2893)

Status

RELATING TO SERVICE-LEARNING.

Requires the Department of Education to implement a service-learning curriculum to develop student character, values, self-esteem, civic responsibility, and knowledge of local community issues and concerns though community service volunteer work. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

LHE, FIN

SB 2262, SD1

(SSCR2900)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII TEACHER STANDARDS BOARD.

Amends the powers and duties of the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board to authorize the issuance of certificates for teachers at private schools. (SD1)

 

LHE, FIN

SB 2485, SD2

(SSCR2914)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Broadens the purposes for which indirect costs incurred by the Department of Education, State Public Charter School Commission, or a charter authorizer from federal grants may be reimbursed. 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.

 

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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 586-6343 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