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Education Committee, Hawaii State Senate

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The Education Committee, formed in the 2011 session, is a standing committee of the Hawaii State Senate.

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Hawaii State Senate are assigned by the President of the Senate.[1] Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[3] The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules

Function

The purview of this committee includes those programs relating to early education, including the Hawai‘i P-20 Initiative, public schools, continuing education, and the public libraries.[4][5]

Committee members

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Education Members, 2013
Democratic members (4)Republican members (1)
Jill Tokuda, ChairSamuel Slom
Michelle Kidani, Vice Chair
Russell Ruderman
Maile Shimabukuro

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2011 legislative session.

External links

References

  1. Hawaii State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Section 3-7)
  2. Information submitted by Carol Taniguchi via email to a Ballotpedia staffer on January 28, 2014.
  3. Hawaii State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Section 22-1)
  4. Hawaii State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Section 21-4)
  5. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.