REPORT TITLE:
Education emergency approp.


DESCRIPTION:
Appropriates emergency funds for operational expenses of the
department of education.  (HB1085 HD1)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES                H.B. NO.           H.D. 1
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 1999                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT

MAKING EMERGENCY APPROPRIATIONS FOR EDUCATION.



BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 1      SECTION 1.  This Act is recommended by the governor for
 
 2 immediate passage in accordance with section 9 of article VII of
 
 3 the Constitution of the State of Hawaii.
 
 4      SECTION 2.  Act 116, Session Laws of Hawaii 1998,
 
 5 appropriated a certain designated sum to the department of
 
 6 education to provide funds for the operations of its programs for
 
 7 the fiscal period beginning July 1, 1998, and ending June 30,
 
 8 1999.
 
 9      The purpose of this Act is to appropriate moneys to:
 
10      (1)  Enable the department of education to fulfill the
 
11           requirements of the Felix v. Cayetano consent decree;
 
12           and
 
13      (2)  Prevent the reduction or discontinuance of essential
 
14           services for students in regular and special education
 
15           programs.
 
16      SECTION 3.  There is appropriated out of the general
 
17 revenues of the State of Hawaii the sum of $11,100,000 or so much
 
18 thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 1998-1999 for
 
19 operational expenses of the department of education.
 

 
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 1      SECTION 4.  The sum appropriated shall be expended by the
 
 2 department of education for the purposes of this Act.
 
 3      SECTION 5.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.