HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2021

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Rep. Justin H. Woodson, Chair

Rep. Jeanne Kapela, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Lynn DeCoite

Rep. Sean Quinlan

Rep. Sonny Ganaden

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Cedric Asuega Gates

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Troy N. Hashimoto

Rep. Val Okimoto

 

COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen, Chair

Rep. Lisa Marten, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Chris Todd

Rep. Scot Z. Matayoshi

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Amy A. Perruso

Rep. Lauren Matsumoto

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 18, 2021

TIME:

2:00 P.M.

PLACE:

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 309 & 430

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

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A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) has been ADDED to the agenda: SB516, SD1

 

 

SB 1311, SD2

(SSCR936)

Status

RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE SCHOOLS.

Requires the department of education to establish food waste and zero-emission vehicle goals as part of the sustainable schools initiative. Requires annual reports to the legislature. (SD2)

 

EDN/EEP, JHA

 

SB 1384

(SSCR678)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Provides that the prohibition against serving two consecutive terms not to exceed eight consecutive years pursuant to section 26-34(a), Hawaii Revised Statutes, shall not apply to the representative of Hawaiian medium early learning providers' term limit. Repeals on June 30, 2025.

 

EDN, FIN

 

SB 1385, SD2

(SSCR405)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires the department of education to develop a reorganization plan to provide students and schools with centralized transportation services. Requires the department of education to develop a plan to provide students with more locally produced food. Requires the department of education to report to the legislature. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

EDN, FIN

 

SB 811

(SSCR673)

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

Requires the department of education to publish a weekly report on schools that have reported COVID-19 cases.

 

EDN, FIN

 

SB 466, SD2

(SSCR921)

Status

RELATING TO A SCHOOL FACILITIES AGENCY.

Amends Act 72, Session Laws of Hawaii 2020, to require that the school facilities agency complies with the Hawaii Public Procurement Code. Authorizes the school facilities agency to have additional powers and duties. Specifies additional uses for the school facilities special fund. Provides the executive director of the school facilities agency with authority relating to capital improvement projects for the school facilities agency. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

EDN, FIN

 

SB 808, SD2

(SSCR969)

Status

RELATING TO THE SCHOOL FACILITIES AGENCY.

Describes the powers and responsibilities of the school facilities agency by amending chapter 302A, part VI, subpart C and Act 72, Session Laws of Hawaii 2020. Transfers the total fund balance in the state educational improvement fund to the school facilities special fund by a certain date. Makes appropriation. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

EDN, FIN

 

HCR 153 / HR 129 /

Status / Status

URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO CONSIDER HAWAII RESIDENTS AS PART OF THE QUALIFIED CANDIDATE POOL TO SERVE AS SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION OF HAWAII'S PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.

 

 

EDN, LAT

 

HCR 156 / HR 132 /

Status / Status

ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, COMPLEX AREAS, AND CHARTER SCHOOLS TO IMPLEMENT SCHOOL-WIDE RESTORATIVE JUSTICE PRACTICES IN THE STATE'S PUBLIC AND CHARTER SCHOOLS.

 

 

EDN, FIN

 

HCR 170

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ENSURE THAT THE DEPARTMENT'S ANNUAL BUDGET REQUEST TO THE LEGISLATURE INCLUDES ADEQUATE FUNDING FOR HAWAIIAN EDUCATION.

 

 

EDN, FIN

 

HCR 178 / HR 147 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE FREE MENSTRUAL PRODUCTS TO STUDENTS ON ALL HAWAII PUBLIC SCHOOL CAMPUSES.

 

 

EDN, FIN

 

HCR 179 / HR 148 /

Status / Status

URGING THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION TO REQUEST THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO CHANGE THE NAME OF PRESIDENT WILLIAM MCKINLEY HIGH SCHOOL BACK TO THE SCHOOL'S PREVIOUS NAME OF HONOLULU HIGH SCHOOL AND TO REMOVE THE STATUE OF PRESIDENT MCKINLEY FROM THE SCHOOL PREMISES.

 

 

EDN, FIN

 

 

 

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on March 16, 2021. No public testimony will be accepted.

 

SB 516, SD1

(SSCR958)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires the State board for career and technical education to oversee and review annually statewide data collection processes and reporting requirements related to the student attainment of industry-recognized credentials. Requires certain agencies to collect and report disaggregated data on students' attainment of industry-recognized credentials. Requires certain agencies to pursue data-sharing agreements with credentialing entities. Requires an annual report to the governor and legislature. (SD1)

 

EDN, JHA, FIN

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Chair

 

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Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Chair