HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2022

 

COMMITTEE ON HIGHER EDUCATION & TECHNOLOGY

Rep. Gregg Takayama, Chair

Rep. Linda Clark, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Sonny Ganaden

Rep. Sean Quinlan

Rep. Cedric Asuega Gates

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Troy N. Hashimoto

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Jeanne Kapela

Rep. Val Okimoto

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

TIME:

2:00pm

PLACE:

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

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A G E N D A

 

HB 1531

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.

Establishes a collective bargaining unit for graduate assistants employed by the University of Hawaii.

 

HET, LAT, FIN

HB 2015

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Establishes the Hookaulike: A Criminal Legal System Institute for Restoration and Healing, at the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law. Appropriates moneys.

 

HET, JHA, FIN

HB 2186

Status

RELATING TO UNIVERSITY DISTRICTS.

Provides a framework that supports consistent land use planning and development across the University of Hawaii system through designation of university districts that may include the voluntary addition of real property held by a qualified person adjacent to campuses for development consistent with university district plans and rules.

 

HET, WAL, FIN

HB 2187

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII BOARD OF REGENTS.

Changes the number of terms that should expire each year from three to two. Adjusts the terms of Board of Regents members appointed between 2022-2026 to realign the number of terms scheduled to expire each year.

 

HET, JHA, FIN

HB 2397

Status

RELATING TO BROADBAND.

Establishes the Hawaii broadband infrastructure authority. Defines broadband equity within the Hawaii broadband and digital equity office. Appropriates federal funds.

 

HET, CPC, FIN

HB 1885

Status

RELATING TO GOVERNMENT DATA.

Establishes a chief data officer and data task force within the office of enterprise technology services to develop, implement, and manage statewide data policies, procedures, and standards and to facilitate data sharing across state agencies. Appropriates funds.

 

HET, CPC, FIN

HB 2051

Status

RELATING TO CONSUMER PRIVACY.

Establishes the Hawaii consumer privacy act. Specifies various consumer rights with respect to the collection of personal information by businesses. Outlines the obligations on businesses with respect to the collection, disclosure, sharing, and selling of consumer personal information. Specifies the requirements for administration and enforcement by the department, including adoption of rules. Appropriates funds. Effective 1/1/2023.

 

HET, CPC, JHA

 

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Rep. Gregg Takayama

Chair