Mahalo!  ACTION ALERT:  Hearing scheduled on SB2424

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4/2/2014 H The committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 16 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Nishimoto, Johanson, Cullen, Ing, Jordan, Kobayashi, Lowen, Morikawa, Onishi, Takayama, Tokioka, Woodson, Yamashita, Fukumoto, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Hashem.
http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=2424&year=2014

HSTA Action Alert


HSTA Position on the bill:
SUPPORT

Read HOUSE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE Hearing Notice http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2014/hearingnotices/HEARING_FIN_04-02-14_1_.HTM
DATE:  Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 2:00 P.M.
PLACE: Conference Room 308
State Capitol
415 South Beretania Street

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SB2424 SD2 Teaching and Learning Environment – Relating to Air Conditioning in Public School Facilities

Read more about the bill  http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=2424&year=2014

Description of the bill:
Requires the department of education and department of accounting and general services, in consultation with the Hawaii state energy office of the department of business, economic development, and tourism and the Hawaii natural energy institute of the University of Hawaii, to develop a cooling master strategy and comprehensive study for the public schools and to report findings to the 2015 regular session of the legislature. Authorizes general obligation bonds and appropriates funds for efficient air conditioned classroom demonstration projects. (SD2)

Read HSTA Testimony HSTA Supports:
03102014_SB_2424_SD2_Relating_to_AC_in_Public_School_Facilities.pdf