Archived Legislative Reports, 2010

Archived reports for the Hawaii State Legislature, delivered prior to the start of the 2010 Legislative Session.

​REPORTS ON THE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS passed in the 2009 Regular Session, Hawaii State Legislature:

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

SUBJECT

REPORT REQUESTED

HB 0019,HD2,SD2,CD1 Act 245 (SLH 2007)

Relating to Education

Annual report requiring each school impact district to determine the appropriate student generation rates for the area (school impact fees).  View report.

HB 0500, HD1,SD1,CD1 Section 67 Act 213 (SLH 2007)

Relating to the State Budget

Report on expenditures on assistance to schools to transition to weighted student formula and elementary schools that model full inclusion SPED programs.  View report.

HB 0500,HD1,SD1,CD1 Section 68 Act 213 (SLH 2007)

Relating to the State Budget

Report on NCLB restructured schools: (1) spending per school; and (2) evaluations from consultants on progress.  View report.

HB 0500,HD1,SD1,CD1 Section 73 Act 213 (SLH 2007)

Relating to the State Budget

Report on progress and status of the implementation of the electronic CSSS and need for contracted services.  View report.

HB 0500,HD1,SD1,CD1 Section 75 Act 213 (SLH 2007)

Relating to the State Budget

Report on progress and status of the implementation of the electronic eSIS.  View report.

HB 0500,HD1,SD1,CD1 Section 76 Act 213 (SLH 2007)

Relating to the State Budget

Report on expenditures to support the mentor program, para-educator training program.  View report.

HB 0500,HD1,SD1,CD1 Section 77 Act 213 (SLH 2007)

Relating to the State Budget

Report on school food services including cost saving measures.  View report.

HB 0500,HD1,SD1,CD1 Section 78 Act 213 (SLH 2007)

Relating to the State Budget

Report on student transportation services including yearly projections on revenues and expenditures, and cost saving measures.  View report.

HB 0500,HD1,SD1,CD1 Section 79 Act 213 (SLH 2007)

Relating to the State Budget

Report on current and projected usage and costs of electricity, sewer, and water services.  View report.

HB 0500,HD1,SD1,CD1 Section 80 Act 213 (SLH 2007)

Relating to the State Budget

Report on various energy efficiency projects and change in energy usage.  View report.

HB 0500,HD1,SD1,CD1 Section 81 Act 213 (SLH 2007)

Relating to the State Budget

Report on progress for the Hawaii 3Rs program.  View report.

HB 2500,HD1,SD1,CD1 Section 73.1 Act 158 (SLH 2008)

Relating to the State Budget

Report on detailed services provided and costs incurred including outcome and performance reports on each service.  View report.

SB 0885,SD2,HD3,CD1 Part III Act III (SLH 2007)

Relating to Education

Report on activities toward implementation of the agriculture education program, coordination between agriculture education and culinary arts programs, and funding to expand the agriculture education program.  View report.

SB 2004,SD2,HD2,CD1 Act 179 (SLH 2008)

Relating to Education

Extends the administrative hearing procedures and subpoena power relating to education of children with disabilities to 180 days. Requires annual report on the total number of requests for due process hearing relating to the reimbursement of costs for a child's placement.  View report.

SB 2878,SD2,HD2,CD1 Act 14 (veto override) (SLH 2008)

Relating to Early Learning

Requires the early learning system to be developed and administered by the early learning council attached to the DOE. Establishes the Keiki 1st Steps grant program, provisions relating to the early childhood education facilities pre-plus program and requires annual report of progress and status of the early learning system in Hawaii.  View report.

SB 3059,SD2,HD1,CD1 Act 301 (SLH 2006)

Standards-Based Curriculum

Report annual progress on the process of aligning course materials for all grades w/HCPS and federal educational standards, and on any vendor selected to provide its software program(s). Also a second report on: (1) assessment of the implementation of articulated and aligned S-B curricula in schools and complexes; (2) performance and competency indicators of student achievement; (3) a plan for a complex-by-complex development and implementation of a S-B curriculum; (4) resource requirements and timeline to implement curriculum; and (5) any need to contract with a curricular developer or consultant.  View report.

HCR 71,HD2 HR 62,HD2

Requesting BOE to study school bus seat belt policies and compile and analyze data

Report on findings and recommendations regarding school bus safety including issues related to seat belt use and any proposed legislation.  View report.

HCR 126,HD1,SD1 HR 108,HD1

Requesting DOE and DOH to jointly study the feasibility of integrating rehabilitation programs for students with anger problems

Report on the progress of the study including proposals for DOE anger management programs and projected costs.  View report.

SCR 72,SD1

Requesting DOE conduct feasibility study to examine impacts of a longer school day and increasing the number of days in the school years on K thru 12 students

Report on findings and recommendations including any proposed legislation. (Refer to resolution for details to be included in the report.)  View report.

SCR 74,SD1

Requesting DOE to convene a working group to develop guidelines to reduce the truancy rate in the public school system

Interim report on guidelines regarding truancy reduction and increase academic success including student support system, quality assurance processes and school attendance program. Final report including guidelines, timeline for implementation, and data to be collected.  View report.

SCR 84,SD1

Requesting DOE and the Hawaii Public School Food Service to develop nutritionally-sound public school menu plans that include vegetarian and vegan meals

Report on the subject matter, conduct of training and workshops for cafeteria managers and workers, and post website of schools serving these menu options.  View report.

SCR 88,SD1

Requesting DOE to develop prototype model or guidelines when installing or creating shaded play areas at public schools

Report on subject matter to assist schools, community groups or volunteer organizations.  View report.

SCR 111

Requesting DOE to prepare curricular materials that reflect the Hawaii standards to assist a teacher who temporarily teaches in an area of not highly qualified

Report on subject matter to prepare curricular materials that reflect the Hawaii standards to assist a teacher who temporarily teaches in an area of not highly qualified.  View report.

SCR 114,SD1

Creating an advisory group to re-engineer the DOE's Office of Human Resources

Interim progress report of advisory group actions, findings, and recommendations including any proposed legislation. Final report of the advisory group.  View report.

SCR 220

Requesting DOE to consider continuing Project Graduation training through driver education underwriters' fees as part of traffic safety education

Report on subject matter and how DOE is continuing after the cessation of its federal grant.  View report.


REQUIRED ANNUAL REPORTS

ANNUAL REPORTS

SUBJECT

REPORT REQUESTED

Section 302A-1134, HRS

Mandatory Expulsion Policy for Possession of a Firearm SY 2007 - 2008

Annual report on number of students excluded, types of firearms found in their possession and the schools from which they were excluded.  View report.

Section 302A-1004, HRS

(b) Comprehensive Accountability System 

Report of the specifics of the implementation of the comprehensive accountability system, as well as the fiscal requirements and legislative actions necessary to maintain and improve the accountability system.  View report.

 

(c) Annual Education Status Report Educational Assessment & Accountability Annual Reports

Report On: 1) Results of school-by-school assessment of educational outcomes;

2) Summaries of each school's standards implementation design;

3) Summaries of demographic make-up of schools;

4) Comparisons of conditions affecting Hawaii schools vs. other states;

5) Other such assessments deemed appropriate by the BOE.

View report.

 

(d) School-by-School Expenditure Report

1) The financial analysis of expenditures by the department with respect to the following areas:

(A)   Instruction, including face-to-face teaching, and classroom materials;

(B)   Instructional support, including pupil, teacher and program support;

(C)   Operations, including non-instructional pupil services, facilities and business services;

(D)   Other commitments, including contingencies, capital improvement projects, out-of-district obligations, and legal obligations;

(E)   Leadership, including school management, program and operations management, and district management.

2) The measures of accuracy, efficiency, and productivity of the DOE, districts and schools in delivering resources to the classroom and the student.

View report.

Section 304A-302, HRS

Annual Report on the Teacher Education Coordinating Committee

Report on activities relating to: 1) The development of strong teacher training programs at accredited institutions of higher learning in Hawaii and; 2) Addressing issues and concerns regarding teacher preparation and other educational matters related to improving education in the State of Hawaii.  View report.

Section 302A-301, HRS

Incentive and Innovation Grant Trust Fund

Annual report on operations of the Grant Award and Review Panel.  View report.

Section 302A-620, HRS

Classification/Compensation Appeals Board

Even-numbered years' report on the classification/compensation plan and related cost.  View report.

Section 317-6, HRS

Secondary School Student Conference

Evaluation report of conference proceedings including specific recommendations for action.  View report.

Section 29-25, HRS

Federal and Trust Funds

Annual report on the exact amount and specific nature of federal impact aid, U.S. Department of Defense funds, and federal indirect overhead reimbursements received.  View report.

Section 302A-1405, HRS

Federal Grant Search, Development, and Application Revolving Fund

Annual report on the status of federal grant search, development and application revolving fund.  View report.

Section 37-41.5, HRS

Carryover of Funds

Annual report to the Director of B & F identifying the total amount of funds to be carried over to the next fiscal year.

Annual report on total amount of funds and on a school-by-school basis.

  View report.

Section 37-74 (d) HRS Act 051 (SLH 2004)

Transfers Performed Between Programs and Agencies Transfers of Appropriated Funds and Positions

Quarterly reports to Governor on subject matter and annual report to Governor and Legislature.  View report.

Section 302A-1504

School-level Minor R & M Accounts

Report to Director of Finance 90 days after close of FY on funds in each school account and carry over to next FY.  View report.​

Section 302A-1502.4

Hawaii 3Rs School Repair and Maintenance Fund

Annual report of progress of Hawaii School R & M fund.  View report.

Section 36-32

Annual Report of the State Educational Facilities Improvement Special Fund 

Annual report of the special fund's financial status and status of projects undertaken. The State Educational Facilities Improvement Special Fund and responsibility to prepare this report was transferred from DAGS to DOE under Act 51, SLH 2004.  View report.​

Section 36-35

State Educational Facilities Repair and Maintenance Account

Annual report of account finances and status of R & M projects undertaken. Project expenditures shall be posted electronically on the Internet within 30 days of each project's completion.  View report.​

Section 36-36

School Physical Plant Operations and Maintenance Account

Annual report of account finances and status of R & M projects undertaken. Project expenditures shall be posted electronically on the Internet and updated quarterly.  View report.​

Section 302A-1312

Six-Year Program and Financial Plan for School RandM

Report on Six-Year Program and Financial Plan for School R & M including annual funding requirements. Also develop and maintain facilities physical analysis report for each public school posted electronically on the Internet.  View report.​

SB 1394 Act 141(SLH 2005)

Federal Funds for Medicaid Eligible Health Services for Students

1. Quarterly reports that include: 1) amount of Medicaid federal reimbursement received for federal FY 2004-2005 to 2009-2010; 2) amount of additional funding secured; 3) amount of claims pending; 4) amount of additional federal funding projected to be secured over the next 5 years; & 5) plans for the reinvestment of additional federal funds to expand needed services to the State's children.

2. Annual Report ​

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