HB 1389 HD 1

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE VII, SECTION 12, AND ARTICLE X, SECTION I, OF THE HAWAII CONSTITUTION, TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO PRIVATE PRIMARY OR SECONDARY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

By Representative(s) ITO / SANTIAGO / ARAKAKI / TAKAI / AHU ISA; Catalani, Kawakami, Leong, Okamura, Stegmaier

Keywords: CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS, CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS, EDUCATION, GOVERNMENT FISCAL POLICIES, SCHOOL MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR, STATE BONDS, TAXATION

Report Title: Private Schools; SPRBs

Description: Proposes a constitutional amendment to allow the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds for private primary or secondary educational institutions to build or repair facilities. (HB1389 HD1)

 1-28-99        H Introduced and passed First Reading                      
 1-28-99        H Referred to the committees on EDN/HED, and then
                  referred to 1. JHA 2. FIN , referral sheet 6
 2- 4-99        H Re-referred to the committees on 1. EDN 2. JHA 3.
                  FIN , referral sheet 9
 2- 8-99        H Bill scheduled to be heard by EDN on Tuesday,
                  02-09-99 at 2:00 P.M. in House conference room 329.
 2- 9-99        H The committee on EDN recommends that the measure be         
                  PASSED, UNAMENDED.
 2- 9-99        H The votes in EDN were as follows:7 Ayes: Rep.(s)
                  Ito, Okamura, Arakaki, Morihara, Takai, Leong,
                  McDermott; Ayes with reservations: Rep.(s) ; none
                  Noes: Rep.(s) ; and 2 Excused: Rep.(s) Santiago,
                  Stegmaier
 2-11-99        H Reported from the committee on EDN (Stand. Com. Rep.        
                  No. 194), recommending passage on Second Reading and        
                  referral to the committee on JHA
 2-11-99        H Passed Second Reading and referred to the committee         
                  on JHA      with Representative(s) none voting no
                  and Representative(s) Cachola, Chang, Hiraki
                  excused.
 2-12-99        H Bill scheduled to be heard by JHA on Tuesday,
                  02-16-99 at 2:00 p.m. in House conference room 325.
 2-16-99        H The committee(s) recommends that the measure be
                  deferred until 02-18-99.
 2-17-99        H Bill scheduled for decision making on Thursday,
                  02-18-99 at 3:05 P.M. in House conference room 325.
 2-18-99        H The committee on JHA recommends that the measure be         
                  PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS.
 2-18-99        H The votes in JHA were as follows:14 Ayes: Rep.(s)
                  Oshiro, P., Hamakawa, Cachola, Chang, Garcia,
                  Hiraki, Kaho`ohalahala, Lee, Morita, Takumi, Auwae,         
                  Pendleton, Thielen, Whalen; Ayes with reservations:         
                  Rep.(s) ; none Noes: Rep.(s) ; and 1 Excused:
                  Rep.(s) Yoshinaga
 2-19-99        H Reported from the committee on JHA (Stand. Com. Rep.        
                  No. 583) as amended in (HD 1), recommending referral        
                  to the committee on FIN
 2-19-99        H Report adopted; Referred to the committee on FIN, as        
                  amended HD1 with Representative(s)  None voting no
                  and Representative(s) Cachola, Kanoho, Moses, Yamane        
                  excused.
 2-22-99        H Bill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Wednesday,
                  02-24-99 at 5:00 P.M. in House conference room 308.
 2-24-99        H The committee(s) recommends that the measure be
                  deferred.