HI HB1223 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future HB1223


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-1)
Status: Engrossed on March 2 2023 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-03-09 - Referred to EDU, WAM.
Pending: Senate Education Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Amended) [HTML]


Establishes a teacher loan program to encourage individuals to become teachers in hard-to-fill positions of department of education schools. Allows the loan to be forgiven after five years of teaching in a hard-to-fill position. Establishes a similar teacher loan program for public charter schools. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD1)

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Relating To Teacher Loans.



2023-03-09SenateReferred to EDU, WAM.
2023-03-03SenatePassed First Reading.
2023-03-03SenateReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 117).
2023-03-02HousePassed Third Reading with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
2023-03-02HouseReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 881), recommending passage on Third Reading.
2023-02-23HouseThe committee on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 15 Ayes: Representative(s) Yamashita, Kitagawa, Aiu, Chun, Cochran, Garrett, Kahaloa, Kila, Kobayashi, Lamosao, Morikawa, Nishimoto, Poepoe, Takenouchi, Alcos; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Ward.
2023-02-21HouseBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Thursday, 02-23-23 10:00AM in House conference room 308 VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE.
2023-02-13HousePassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Kapela excused (1).
2023-02-13HouseReported from EDN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 303) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
2023-02-07HouseThe committee on EDN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Woodson, Marten, Kapela, Martinez, Matayoshi, Perruso, Quinlan, Todd; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Garcia; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
2023-02-03HouseBill scheduled to be heard by EDN on Tuesday, 02-07-23 2:00PM in House conference room 309 VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE.
2023-01-30HouseReferred to EDN, FIN, referral sheet 3
2023-01-25HouseIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
2023-01-24HousePending introduction.

Same As/Similar To

HB1223 (Carry Over) 2023-03-09 - Referred to EDU, WAM.
SB1137 (Same As) 2023-01-27 - Referred to EDU, WAM.


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