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Brian De Lima     Lance Mizumoto     Bruce Voss

Grant Chun, Committee Chairperson
Kenneth Uemura, Committee Vice Chairperson

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
11:00 a.m.

Queen Liliuokalani Building
1390 Miller Street, Room 404
Honolulu, Hawaii  96813


I.              Call to Order
II.             *Public testimony on Finance and Infrastructure Committee ("Committee") agenda items
III.            Approval of Meeting Minutes of March 21, 2017
IV.            Discussion Items

A.       Update on the Department of Education's biennium budget request for fiscal years 2017-2018 and 2018-2019:  Senate Ways and Means Committee decisions

B.       Update on the Department of Education's Community Eligibility Provision ("CEP") program, which enables high needs schools to serve free meals to all students:  status and expansion plans

V.             Adjournment


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                                                                                           Grant Chun, Committee Chairperson