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 HOUSING

Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura, Chair

Rep. Troy N. Hashimoto, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti

Rep. Linda Clark

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Greggor Ilagan

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Lisa Kitagawa

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 10, 2022

TIME:

2:00 PM

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VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

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State Capitol

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A G E N D A

 

HB 2345

Status

RELATING TO LAND.

Appropriates moneys to Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to purchase the fee simple interest or acquire an interest in real property located in Ewa Beach on the island of Oahu to develop affordable housing with priority given to department of education classroom teachers in the beginning of their career.

 

EDN/HSG, FIN

HB 438

Status

RELATING TO EXTERNAL CONTRACTS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

Requires the DOE, in consultation with and approval by the BOE, to develop and implement a plan to reduce the use of external contracts for curricula, instruction, and testing. Requires DOE to convene an advisory committee to make recommendations for developing and implementing the plan. Requires DOE to submit interim and final reports to the legislature.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 1942

Status

RELATING TO STUDENT TRANSPORTATION.

Requires the department of education to establish a three-tiered student bus fare rate system to include a reduced bus fare rate for students and households that quality for reduced lunch under the free and reduced price lunch program. Appropriates funds.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2248

Status

RELATING TO SCHOOLS.

Requires unlicensed but accredited private schools to annually submit health and safety documentation to the Hawaii Council of Private Schools to meet the definition of "private schools" under the compulsory attendance law.

 

EDN, CPC

HB 2456

Status

RELATING TO SAFETY.

Requires the Department of Education to assign school resource officers or guards to serve at public elementary schools and state prekindergarten programs. Requires the Department of Education to seek funding from federal grants. Appropriates funds.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2457

Status

RELATING TO STUDENT OUT-OF-SERVICE-AREA ATTENDANCE.

Prohibits the Department of Education from mandating that any student attend a school outside the student's service area. Establishes a five-year phaseout period. Requires the Department of Education to submit annual progress reports.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 1994

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

Establishes the shade trees and native plants program in the department of education to support educational activities and encourage propagation of native plants and fruit trees for planting in department schools. Appropriates funds for the program and to establish an arborist position.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2267

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Appropriates funds to DOE to install air conditioning units for public school classrooms that have not received air conditioning units.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 1562

Status

RELATING TO THE EARLY LEARNING BOARD.

Adds the director of Hawaii P-20 Partnerships for Education as an ex officio, nonvoting member to the Early Learning Board.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 1939

Status

RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING.

Appropriates funds for two positions in the executive office on early learning to enhance capacity and resources of the office.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 1940

Status

RELATING TO EARLY EDUCATION.

Establishes and makes an appropriation for an early child care worker subsidy pilot program. Makes an appropriation to the Hawaii Early Childhood Educator Special Fund.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 1999

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Appropriates moneys to the Department of Human Services for the preschool open doors program.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 2000

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Appropriates moneys to the School Facilities Authority for the construction of preschool facilities.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 1834, HD1

(HSCR10-22)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires the DOE to establish and administer the strong students grant pilot program to provide grants for eligible education expenses to eligible students. Requires the DOE to submit progress reports to the legislature prior to the 2023 and 2024 regular sessions. Appropriates funds for the pilot program. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

PDP, EDN, FIN

 

 

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Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura

Chair

 

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Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Chair