HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2022

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Rep. Justin H. Woodson, Chair

Rep. Jeanne Kapela, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Linda Clark

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 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Rep. Sean Quinlan, Chair

Rep. Daniel Holt, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Jackson D. Sayama

Rep. Dale T. Kobayashi

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Val Okimoto

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

TIME:

2:00 PM

PLACE:

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 309

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: HB 2215 and HB 2498.

 

HB 2330

Status

RELATING TO FISH HATCHERY EDUCATION.

Requires DOE to establish a native fish hatchery pilot program at Waianae high school. Appropriates funds.

 

EDN/ECD, FIN

HB 1935

Status

RELATING TO AIR CONDITIONING IN SCHOOLS.

Appropriates moneys for air conditioning and filtration at Kahakai Elementary School, Kealakehe Elementary School, Kealakehe Intermediate School, and Kealakehe High School of the Department of Education.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2494

Status

RELATING TO CIVIC EDUCATION.

Appropriates funds for the expansion of civic education in the public schools and for one full-time equivalent permanent civic education resource teacher position.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 1335

Status

RELATING TO CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION.

Affixes a seal of career technical education to a student's high school diploma and transcript upon completion of a career technical education program approved by the Department of Education.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 1559

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Establishes a career development success program to provide financial incentives for participating public high schools to encourage students enrolled in grades nine through twelve to enroll in and successfully complete qualified industry-credential programs. Establishes a similar program for public charter schools. Appropriates funds.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 1561

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Establishes within the department of education a workforce readiness program to provide opportunities for students to earn associate degrees, workforce development diplomas, pre-apprenticeship certificates, and other industry-recognized certificates. Requires the department to designate schools, including adult community schools, to participate in the program. Appropriates funds for the workforce readiness program and two full-time equivalent (2.0 FTE) adult workforce readiness program coordinator positions.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 1941

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires the department of education to establish grant programs to provide funds for the planning and implementation of community schools.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 1699

Status

RELATING TO AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS.

Appropriates funds for the department of education's resources for enrichment, athletics, culture, and health program to match federal dollars that the State receives for the 21st Century Community Learning Center.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 811

Status

RELATING TO INDIVIDUAL SPORTS.

Allows home-schooled, high school-age students to participate as unattached competitors in individual sports available to the public school that the student would otherwise be required to attend.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2427

Status

RELATING TO SPORTS.

Designates sports as being co‑curricular activities. Requires the Department of Education to submit a report on the cost of implementing sports as co-curricular activities.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2277

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Appropriates moneys to promote surfing as an interscholastic sport.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2047

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Establishes a primary promise pilot program within the Department of Education. Requires the Department to identify elementary schools having low literacy rates or a disproportionate number of students reading below grade level. Appropriates moneys to hire teachers and instructional aides to provide instruction to students in grades K-3 who read below grade level in those identified schools. Sunsets 6/30/2025.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2249

Status

RELATING TO MENSTRUAL EQUALITY.

Requires the Department of Education to provide hygiene products that support public health, such as toilet paper, menstrual products, and hand soap free of charge to all students on all public school campuses. Requires the State Public Charter School Commission to provide hygiene products that support public health, such as toilet paper, menstrual products, and hand soap free of charge to all students on all public charter school campuses. Makes appropriations.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2215

Status

RELATING TO TAX CREDIT FOR 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.  Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2022.  Takes effect on 7/1/2023.

 

EDN, ECD, FIN

HB 2498

Status

RELATING TO THE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT.

Requires the Department of Health to submit a request, as allowed by federal code, to the United States Department of Education to allow parents of children with a disability to continue receiving early intervention services after the child turns three years of age and until the child enters kindergarten.

 

EDN, JHA, FIN

 

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Rep. Sean Quinlan

Chair

 

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Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Chair