Bills Pending Hawaii House Education Committee

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HIHB2623Intro
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Appropriates funds to the Department of Education to contract with a qualified nonprofit organization to establish an aquatic safety education program for elementary school students and to establish one full-time equivalent position (1.0 FTE) to admi...
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2024-02-15
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HIHB2730Intro
25%
Requires the department of education to create and implement anti-bullying policies. Outlines the requirements for each institution's policy and specifies reporting, investigation, and appeals procedures involving incidents of bullying. Appropriates ...
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2024-02-15
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HIHB1540Intro
25%
Requires eligible schools to participate in the federal Community Eligibility Provision, which provides federal funds to help schools offer free meals to all students. Appropriates moneys for any difference between federal funds amounts and costs of ...
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2024-02-08
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HIHB1797Intro
25%
Appropriates funds to the Department of Education to strengthen student transportation services for Hawaii's public school system.
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2024-02-08
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HIHB2256Intro
25%
Beginning with the 2024-2025 school year, requires the Department of Education to provide free breakfast and lunch to students enrolled in a public school who meet certain requirements. Appropriates funds.
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2024-02-08
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HIHB1627Intro
25%
Requires the conveyance of a certain parcel of land from the department of education to the county of Kauai. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/3000. (HD1)
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2024-02-07
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HIHB2061Intro
25%
Allows a public charter school student who wishes to participate in a sport for which there is no athletic program at the student's charter school the ability to participate in a comparable program at any department school in the complex area where t...
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2024-02-06
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HIHB2789Intro
25%
Requires the department of education equip all classroom doors with interior locks, maintain a public address system, feature an emergency access route, employ a student resource officer, and maintain fire alarms. Mandates the establishment of school...
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2024-02-01
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HIHB2527Intro
25%
Requires the Board of Education to adopt rules for facility maintenance. Requires that the condition of Department of Education facilities be periodically evaluated.
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2024-02-01
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HIHB846Intro
25%
Enacts the interstate teacher mobility compact to reduce the barriers to teacher license portability and employment. Effective 6/30/3000. (HD2)
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2024-01-31
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HIHB183Intro
25%
Requires all private schools to develop and implement comprehensive action plans for the management of anaphylaxis in their respective schools, including administration of auto-injectable epinephrine. Establishes certain immunity from liability for d...
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2024-01-30
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HIHB2602Intro
25%
Establishes the Onipaa Teacher Bonus Program to address teacher retention and award teachers for outstanding and extended service in the state department of education.
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2419Intro
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Repeals the July 1, 2024, sunset date of section 1 of Act 197, Session Laws of Hawaii 2021, to make permanent the exemption of housing developed by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands from school impact fees.
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2731Intro
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Requires the department of education to designate athletic sports teams based on the biological sex assigned to players at birth. Prevents males from participating in female sports.
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2604Intro
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Requires schools maintain AEDs for all sporting events. Mandates AED and CPR training for certain school officials. Appropriates funds exceeding the expenditure ceiling.
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2497Intro
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Amends sections 286-102 and 286-181, HRS, to allow the exemptions to include use of motorcoaches, small buses, and vans for the school bus services, which may not meet school bus regulations but which shall otherwise meet vehicle requirements and qua...
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2574Intro
25%
Beginning with the - school year, requires public elementary, middle, and high schools to start no earlier than 8:30 a.m. Requires the Department of Education to adjust state-provided bus and school meal schedules accordingly.
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2605Intro
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Requires the Department of Education to establish a teacher loan forgiveness program to assist in the payment of loans for teachers who commit to teaching in the Hawaii public school system. Appropriates funds.
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2593Intro
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Requires Department of Education faculty and staff to provide time and space each day for students to recite the Pledge of Allegiance.
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2323Intro
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Requires the Department of Education to create and distribute to the parents and guardians of students a firearms access prevention and secure storage model notice.
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2540Intro
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Requires each public high school in the State to require students to complete and pass 2 full years of Hawaiian language courses as a condition of graduation.
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2708Intro
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Creates the requirement that the Department of Education designate sexspecific teams for the purpose of gender equality in school sports.
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2676Intro
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Updates and expands the statutory prohibition on the use of tobacco at public schools to include prohibiting the possession and use of electronic smoking devices. Requires the Department of Education to be responsible for educating students, employee...
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2557Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Education to develop and, beginning with the 2024-2025 school year, implement a financial literacy curriculum for grades kindergarten through twelfth grade.
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2398Intro
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Expands access to early learning programs on other state properties and public lands besides Department of Education public school campuses.
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2024-01-26
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HIHB1568Intro
25%
Short form bill relating to early learning.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB1708Intro
25%
Establishes a K-12 curriculum-to-career pipeline initiative. Appropriates funds to develop and implement the program. Declares the general fund expenditure ceiling exceeded.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB1794Intro
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Requires that each Department of Education public school student earn 2 credits in Hawaiian language as a graduation requirement.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB1714Intro
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Proposes a constitutional amendment that would establish local school boards throughout the State to be elected from at least 7 school districts as provided by law and to serve no more than twelve years as a member.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB1792Intro
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Beginning in the 2025-2026 school year, requires each public, private, and charter school in the State to establish a program within the health education curriculum for high school students to provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Spe...
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2024-01-24
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HIHB1799Intro
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Requires the Department of Education to implement a process to allow students to use preferred names to strengthen inclusivity in public schools.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB1746Intro
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Allows a home-schooled child to become a member of the sports teams of the public school that the child would otherwise be required to attend.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB1740Intro
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Creates the requirement that the Department of Education designate sexspecific teams for the purpose of gender equality in school sports.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB2078Intro
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Beginning with the 2025-2026 school year, requires the Department of Education to ensure that inclusive curricula are available to all students at public schools. Makes it a discriminatory practice to refuse to approve, remove, or prohibit the use or...
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2024-01-24
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HIHB1536Intro
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Requires all school bus contracts to require contractor's vehicles to be propelled by electric power or a non-fossil fuel by January 1, 2035.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB1567Intro
25%
Short form bill relating to education.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB2030Intro
25%
Makes permanent the exemption from school impact fees of housing developed by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB1524Intro
25%
Prohibits loitering at schools and public property within 200 feet of a school. Prohibits obstructing a building, walkway, public passage, road, highway, sidewalk, or structure of a school or a public property within 200 feet of a school.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB2092Intro
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Requires the department of education to develop and implement a Holocaust and genocide curricula. Appropriates funds.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB1617Intro
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Establishes a pilot program to place resource officers in West Oahu schools. Appropriation. Declares that the appropriation exceeds the state general fund expenditure ceiling for 2024-2025.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB2115Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Education to assign school resource officers or guards to serve at each department school and charter school. Requires the Department of Education to seek funding from federal grants. Appropriates funds.
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2024-01-24
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HISB283Engross
50%
Excludes from the charter school per-pupil funding calculation all amounts relating to programs that provide comparable benefits for all public school students regardless of whether the student is a Department of Education school student or a public ...
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2023-12-11
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HIHB288Intro
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Requires public high schools to make available a mandatory life skills curriculum.
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2023-12-11
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HIHB1462Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Education to develop and implement a School Meal Subsidy Program to provide school lunch subsidies to children whose families do not otherwise qualify for free lunch under the federal Free and Reduced Price Lunch Program, s...
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2023-12-11
To House Education Committee
HIHB620Intro
25%
Beginning with the 2023-2024 school year, requires public schools to provide free breakfast and lunch to all enrolled students. Appropriates funds.
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2023-12-11
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HIHB888Intro
25%
Requires each Department of Education classroom to be equipped with an opioid antagonist. Requires the Department of Education to train employees on opioid-related drug overdose prevention, recognition, and response and opioid antagonist administrati...
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2023-12-11
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HIHB549Intro
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Requires the school facilities authority to, to the greatest extent possible, renovate, improve, and expand existing public school facilities and classrooms to increase pre-kindergarten student capacity, including while expending funds appropriated f...
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2023-12-11
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HIHB289Intro
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Requires public schools with elementary students to allow faculty and staff to provide, on a weekly or more frequent basis, time and space for students to engage in student-led group prayer or individual student prayer.
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2023-12-11
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HISB826Engross
50%
Transfers an unspecified sum of general funds previously appropriated to the School Facilities Authority of the Department of Education to the school facilities special fund. Appropriates moneys from the school facilities special fund in fiscal year ...
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2023-12-11
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HIHB1119Intro
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Proposes a constitutional amendment that would: (1) establish county school boards throughout the State to be elected as provided by law; and (2) create an educational standards and accountability commission.
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2023-12-11
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