The House Committee on Higher Education
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
2:00 p.m, Room 309
RE: HB2411, Relating to Technology Transfer at the University of Hawai‘i
Attention: Chair Isaac Choy, Vice Chair Linda Ichiyama and
Members of the Committee
The University of Hawaii Professional Assembly (UHPA) urges the committee
support the passage of HB2411 clarifying sections of the State Ethics Code in order to assist the timely technology transfer activities at the University of Hawai‘i.
The proposed amendment would be in line with other Universities who have enacted exemptions from specific statutes in order to support their respective Universities. This benefits both the State and the University by removing current roadblocks and creating an effective and efficient transfer of the results of research in a collaborative manner.
UHPA supports the passage of HB2411.
Kristeen Hanselman Executive Director