Bills Pending Hawaii House Lower and Higher Education Committee

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HIHB873IntroAppropriates funds to the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii to study the impact and feasibility of creating a teaching hospital on West Hawaii. (HB873 HD1)
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2019-02-07
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB649IntroEstablishes the teacher home assistance program within HHFDC to provide housing vouchers to full-time DOE teachers (including public charter school teachers) who teach in hard-to-fill schools and whose household income does not exceed eighty percent ...
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2019-02-05
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB652IntroEstablishes a state income tax credit for certain expenses paid or incurred by school teachers, special education teachers, school librarians, and counselors for supplementary materials used in the classroom, as well as expenses incurred while accomp...
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2019-01-31
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB382IntroRequires the Auditor to conduct a management and program audit of the Department of Education's policies relating to bullying and cyberbullying, especially as they apply to students who are members of certain minority groups.
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2019-01-29
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB317IntroEstablishes a pilot program for a low- or no-cost daycare for children of working parents. Appropriates funds.
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2019-01-29
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB1437IntroAppropriates funds for schools in the Nanakuli-Waianae Complex Area for capital improvement projects to install, repair, and maintain air conditioning in those schools.
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB1446IntroAppropriates funds to the department of education for the planning, design, and construction of, and equipment for, a bookmobile facility in Makiki.
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB1056IntroProvides scholarships for the unmet need of qualified students at any four-year UH campus who meet certain criteria.
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2019-01-28
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HIHB1371IntroEstablishes the University of Hawaii University Promise Program to provide scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of qualified students enrolled at any 4-year degree campus of the University of Hawaii system. Appropriates funds to establish and...
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB724IntroRequires at least one secondary school in a geographic complex area to provide a career and technical education program beginning in the 2020-2021 school year.
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2019-01-28
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HIHB1144IntroRequires the Department of Education to reduce class sizes over a period of four years.
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2019-01-28
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HIHB1118IntroEstablishes a reusable utensil pilot project in Department of Education schools on Molokai. Requires the Department of Education to report to the legislature on the feasibility of statewide implementation. Appropriates funds.
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2019-01-28
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HIHB924IntroShort form bill relating to public charter schools.
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB925IntroShort form bill relating to public charter schools.
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2019-01-28
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HIHB1214IntroEstablishes an income tax credit for employers that host a University of Hawaii class at their place of business.
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2019-01-28
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HIHB1057IntroRepeal the requirement that each UH campus prepare an operations plan, to be reviewed by the President and VP for Budget and Finance and CFO of UH, for each fiscal year. Repeal the requirement that the moneys in the UH Tuition and Fees Special Fund f...
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB936IntroEstablishes the Hawaii State Lottery Commission to implement a lottery, the proceeds of which shall be used to support public education. Appropriates funds for the operations of the Lottery Commission.
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2019-01-28
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HIHB915IntroRequires the University of Hawaii to study the feasibility of adopting an open educational resources initiative. Requires the University to report to the Legislature its findings and recommendations, including the cost to implement the initiative and...
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB783IntroExempts remote schools from the weighted student formula. Provides that remote schools will be funded based on categorical allotments that guarantee the funding of a minimum number of instructional and support staff positions to ensure that no less t...
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2019-01-28
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HIHB781IntroRequires the Auditor to perform a financial and management audit of the Department of Education, Superintendent, Board of Education, and complex areas every three years.
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2019-01-28
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HIHB1318IntroProposes an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Hawaii to transfer the responsibility for the establishment, support, and control of charter schools from the State to the counties.
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2019-01-28
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HIHB1595IntroEstablishes the advisory commission on gender equity in sports to evaluate the rules and procedures for gender equity enforcement mechanisms and make recommendations to the Department of Education. Requires the Superintendent of Education to submit a...
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2019-01-28
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HIHB1456IntroAppropriates funds to the UH Maui College Maui Food Innovation Center for three permanent faculty positions and instructional supplies.
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2019-01-28
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HIHB1235IntroDirects the Department of Education to require each student from kindergarten through grade 12 to take a pedestrian-safety course annually.
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2019-01-28
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HIHB892IntroEstablishes a 5-year career technical education pilot program within the Department of Education to encourage students to study career technical education.
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2019-01-28
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HIHB1399IntroRequires the DOE to establish a career and technology center program, to include career and technology centers for high school students on Oahu, Hawaii, Maui, and Kauai, and auxiliary centers on Lanai and Molokai. Requires the DOE to report to the 20...
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB1385IntroRequires the Department of Education to establish a 5-year Hawaii Scientist-to-Teacher Pathway Pilot Program to recruit, train, support, and retain qualified science, technology, engineering, and mathematics professionals as kindergarten through grad...
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2019-01-28
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HIHB743IntroRequires public schools to provide parents or legal guardians advance written notice of instruction, provision of materials, or activities that address controversial issues.
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2019-01-28
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HIHB994IntroProhibits the suspension and expulsion of children participating in the Executive Office on Early Learning Public Prekindergarten Program, except in limited circumstances.
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2019-01-28
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HIHB803IntroRequires the department of education to develop an evidence-based vision screening and eye assessment system for children in pre-kindergarten through grade twelve. Appropriates funds.
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB1317IntroTransfers the responsibility for the establishment, support, and control of charter schools from the State to the counties. Takes effect 7/1/2021; provided that a corresponding constitutional amendment to authorize this transfer is ratified before 12...
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB1227IntroRequires each campus of the University of Hawaii to establish a free speech policy that includes a process for students to report alleged violations of free speech rights. Requires the policy to be disseminated to certain employees and be included in...
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB923IntroShort form bill relating to the Executive Office on Early Learning.
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2019-01-28
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HIHB1231IntroAppropriates funds to the University of Hawaii to fund one or more programs sponsored or organized by a University of Hawaii community college or a four-year campus to expand opportunities for international college experiences for University of Hawai...
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2019-01-28
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HIHB926IntroShort form bill relating to state libraries.
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2019-01-28
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HIHB1167IntroRepeals authorization for the Department of Education to carry over excess funds.
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2019-01-28
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HIHB1569IntroRequires the University of Hawaii to establish a habitat conservation preserve at its West Oahu campus.
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2019-01-28
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HIHB798IntroEstablishes the Hawaii Vocational Training in Schools Task Force in the Department of Education to study the feasibility of creating vocational training programs in the department's middle schools and high schools.
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB916IntroRequires that any sign that is permanently affixed to the interior or exterior of a public school include both English and Hawaiian text.
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2019-01-28
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HIHB729IntroAllows charter schools to use appropriated funds for facilities improvement, rental, and construction and other infrastructure improvements. Appropriates funds for facilities and infrastructure improvement.
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB1386IntroEstablishes the online early learning program within the Department of Education. Appropriates moneys.
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB922IntroShort form bill relating to the Executive Office on Early Learning.
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2019-01-28
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HIHB730IntroAppropriates funds to the public charter school commission to allocate to charter schools for meal service costs.
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB1392IntroConditions expenditures from the University of Hawaii real property and facilities use revolving fund on the University of Hawaii entering into a Habitat Conservation Plan to protect the pueo on the University of Hawaii West Oahu campus.
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB728IntroRequires student transportation costs for charter school students to be included in the department of budget and finance's annual budget request rather than including it in the per-pupil funding amount.
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2019-01-28
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HIHB1063IntroAppropriates funds for professional development and classroom resources related to the college, career and civic life framework for social studies state standards. Establishes one full-time resource teacher position and appropriates funds for the pos...
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB1529IntroAllows student journalists at public schools to exercise freedom of speech and freedom of the press in school-sponsored media.
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB1400IntroRequires the Auditor to conduct a management, financial, and program audit of the Department of Education.
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB1115IntroRequires the Department of Education to teach Hawaiian language to students in each public elementary school.
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2019-01-28
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
HIHB607IntroAmends the Private Trade, Vocational, and Technical School Special Fund within the Department of Education to fund vocational, technical and career pathway classes for public school students and to cover student costs associated with career and techn...
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2019-01-24
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
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