Legislative reports

The Department annually produces reports on the education-related bills and resolutions passed in the regular session from the previous year in the Hawaii State Legislature. Annual reports additionally requested by the Legislature are also produced. Archived reports can be accessed via links at the bottom of this page.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Reports for the 2017 Legislature​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


REPORTS ON BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS
passed in the 2015 and 2016 Regular Session, Hawaii State Legislature. ​


 

Authorizing Instrument

Subject

Report or Action Requested

1

Act 087
SB 1090, CD1 (2015)

Relating to Employees' Retirement System.

2

Act 107
SB 1311, CD1 (2016)

Requires the DOE to report to the Legislature on implementing measures to comply with the behavior analyst licensure and certification requirements.

3

Act 109
HB 0820, CD1 (2015)

Relating to Public Early Childhood Education

4

Act 119
HB 500, CD1 (2015)

Relating to the State Budget, Section 26

​View report

5

Act 119
HB 500, CD1 (2015)

Relating to the State Budget, Section 127

6

Act 119
HB 500, CD1 (2015)

Relating to the State Budget, Section 133

7

Act 124
HB1700, CD1 (2016)

Relating to the State Budget, Section 25.1

8

Act 130
SB 3077, CD1 (2016)

Relating to Statewide Community Planning

Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) is lead.

9

Act 151
HB 1814, CD1 (2016)

Report on progress toward implementing 302A-1141 (punishment of pupils limited), 302A-1141.3 (use of seclusion, chemical restraint, or mechanical restraint prohibited) and 302A-1141.4 (use of physical restraint limited; notification; policies and procedures; training; review), and the expenditure of the funds appropriated.

Report due for the 2018 session.

10

Act 160
SB 1361, CD1 (2015)

Relating to Budgeting; Position Ceilings.

Shall apply to the six-year program and financial plans, budgets, supplemental budgets, and variance reports submitted to the legislature, beginning with 2017 and every session thereafter.

11

Act 176
HB 2569, CD1 (2016)

Relating to Energy

12

Act 225
SB 2550, CD1 (2016)

Relating to Federal Funds

13

Act 233,
SB 2542, CD1 (2016)

Establishes a policy regarding full funding for routine repair and maintenance of state-owned buildings, facilities, and other improvements.

Department of ​Budget and Finance to provide, with coordination and information provided by DOE.

14

Act 241
HB 2018, CD1 (2016)

Relating to Government Processes and Services

Report from Department of Accounting and General Services (DAGS)

15

Act 262
SB 2557, CD1 (2016)

Expands the concussion educational program established under Act 197, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012.

16

HCR 74, (2016)

Heat Abatement in Schools

17

HCR 137, SD2 (2016)

Review of DOE Afterschool Programs in Middle and Intermediate Schools

18

HCR 103, (2016)

Establish task force to (1) Identify vocational programs that are appropriate for implementation at public high schools; (2) Develop vocational program curricula; and (3) Identify any costs of or barriers to reintroducing vocational programs.

19

SCR 138, (2016)

General Excise Tax and Use Tax Increase for Public Education and Long Term Care Financing

Requests the Commission to submit the study to the Legislature and Governor as part of the Tax Review Commission report.



REQUIRED ANNUAL REPORTS

 

Authorizing Instrument

Subject

Report or Action Requested

1

29-25(d)

Federal Impact Aid, U.S. Department of Defense Funds, and Federal Indirect Overhead Reimbursements

View report

2​36-32

State Educational Facilities Improvement (SEFI) Special Fund

​View report
3​36-35

State Educational Facilities Repair and Maintenance Account

4​36-36(e)

School Physical Plant Operations and Maintenance Account

 
5​37-41.5

Relating to Carryover of Funds

​View report
6​37-74(d)

Relating to Transfer of Appropriated Funds and Positions

View report

7​46-71.5, HRS

Delegation of authority to agree to idemnify counties when county facilities are used by DOE schools.

8

​301A-126, HRS

Board of Education; Qualifications; Administration Priorities

9

​302A-125, HRS

Board of Education; Vacancies

10

​302A-305, HRS

Education Research and Development Revolving Fund

11

​302A-430, 431, 440, HRS

Coverage for Workers Compensation

12

​302A-443(e), HRS

Relating to the administrative hearing based on the education of children with a disability

​View report

13

​302A-834, HRS

Annual Statements on Teacher Housing

View report

14

302A-1004, HRS

Comprehensive Accountability System

​View report

15

302A-1116, HRS

Authority to create unappropriated temporary positions

16

302A-1134, HRS

Relating to mandatory expulsion policy for possession of a firearm

View report

​17​302A-1141.4, HRS

​HIDOE policy and procedures on the use of restraint in public schools.

​18​302A-1151.1, HRS

​Annual Report: State Educational Facilities Repair and Maintenance Account / Act 155

​​
19

302A-1311, HRS

Relating to Trust Funds of the Department of Education

20

302A-1312, HRS

Six-Year Program and Financial: Plan for School R&M

21

302A-1314, HRS

Annual audit of fund by the Economic Development Alliance of Hawaii to DBEDT.

22

302A-1405, HRS

Relating to Federal Grants Revolving Fund

23

302A-1504.5, HRS

Relating to School-level Minor Repairs and Maintenance Fund

View report

24

​302A-1601 to 302A-1612

School Impact Fees

View report

25

​302D-21, HRS

Charter Schools

26

​304A-1202, HRS

Report on the Teacher Education Coordinating Committee

View report

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Contact Information

Malia Espinda

Phone: 808-780-0233

Email: Malia_Espinda@hawaiidoe.org

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