Legislative Relations Committee

 

Members (AY 2018-19)

  • Betty Ickes, co-chair
  • Raymund Liongson, co-chair

 

Upcoming Hearing Announcements

HB 1609 Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII

Requires the board of regents of the University of Hawaii to develop procedures for the full utilization of university facilities.  Requires the administration of the different UH campuses to collect and report data relating to facilities utilization.  Prohibits the UH board of regents from approving the construction of a new university building until a public hearing is held to discuss facility utilization and cost.

HB 1613 Status

RELATING TO POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION.

Grants tuition waivers to students at the community colleges who meet certain criteria.  Initiates the waiver program as a pilot project in a county with a population of less than 100,000.

 

BYLAWS

ARTICLE V. Standing Committees

SECTION 6. Legislative Relations Committee

A. Functions

     1. Monitor and report to the Faculty Senate on legislative issues that affect faculty (i.e., retirement, healthcare, tuition waivers, academic and curriculum matters, etc.) and the university system.

B. Stipulation: In performing this function, the Committee shall advise and cooperate with the College Administration to maintain productive relations with individual legislators and legislative committees. 8 Rev. 2016 C. Membership

     1. Membership includes appointed faculty members who shall be voting members.

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