HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Rep. Justin H. Woodson, Chair

Rep. Sharon E. Har, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Kaniela Ing

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, March 17, 2017

TIME:

2:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

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

 

The following measure(s) has been DELETED from the agenda: SB 224

 

SB 687, SD2

(SSCR808)

Status

RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING.

Broadens the scope of the early learning program to include early childhood development. Expands the function of the early learning advisory board beyond an advisory capacity and amends the composition and powers of some board members. Allows the board to appoint the director of the executive office on early learning. (SD2)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 711, SD1

(SSCR728)

Status

RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING.

Appropriates funds for the executive office on early learning to enter into contracts with third party providers for family child interaction learning programs. Effective 4/2/2050. (SB711 SD1)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 1189, SD2

(SSCR909)

Status

RELATING TO THE PRESCHOOL OPEN DOORS PROGRAM.

Clarifies the definition of "underserved" or "at-risk" children as it relates to the priority given to these children for the Preschool Open Doors program. Provides that priority among undeserved or at-risk children shall be given to children whose family income is at or below 250 per cent of the federal poverty level. Effective 7/1/2018. (SD2)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 197, SD1

(SSCR727)

Status

RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.

Appropriates moneys for start-up grants for newly approved, pre-opening public charter schools. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 199, SD1

(SSCR830)

Status

RELATING TO TEACHER INCENTIVES.

Clarifies that funds for bonuses required by statute or collective bargaining shall not be paid out of a charter school's facilities funding or per-pupil funds. Requires, beginning with fiscal year 2018-2019, that such bonuses be separate line items in the budget. Appropriates funds for teacher bonuses for hard-to-fill placement incentives and National Board certified teacher incentives for charter school teachers. Takes effect on 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 195, SD1

(SSCR807)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII TEACHER STANDARDS BOARD.

Appropriates moneys from the general fund for two specialist II positions within the Hawaii teacher standards board. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD1)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 1100, SD1

(SSCR833)

Status

RELATING TO RECORDS MANAGEMENT.

Requires the department of education to set a standard for retention of student records of not less than one hundred years. Allows the department of education to partner with the Hawaii correctional industries program to establish a three-year student records modernization pilot project. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

EDN, FIN

SB 224, SD2

(SSCR823)

Status

RELATING TO PSYCHOLOGY.

Beginning 7/1/2019, establishes licensure requirements for school psychologists to be administered by the board of psychology. Amends the composition of the board to include two school psychologists. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

EDN, IAC/CPC

 

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

     Measure number.

 

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Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Chair