SB 473

PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLE X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO ABOLISH THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND REPLACE IT WITH DISTRICT BOARDS OF EDUCATION THAT ARE ELECTED AT-LARGE AND IN A NONPARTISAN MANNER BY THE QUALIFIED VOTERS OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS, AND A STATE DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR

By Senator(s) ANDERSON / SLOM

Keywords: CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, EDUCATION, GOVERNOR, SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL ATTENDANCE

Report Title: District Boards of Education

Description: Proposes amendments to Article X of the Constitution of the State of Hawaii to abolish the state board of education and replace it with district boards of education that are elected at-large and in a nonpartisan manner by the qualified voters of school districts that are established by law. (ConAm)

 1-22-99        S Introduced and passed First Reading                      
 1-25-99        S Referred to 1. EDU 2. JDC                                
 2-11-99        S Bill scheduled to be heard by EDU on 02-17-99 at
                  2:00 p.m. in conference room 212
 2-17-99        S The measure is deferred until 02-19-99 at 12:00 noon        
                  in conference room 229.
 2-19-99        S The committee on EDU recommends that the measure be         
                  HELD.
 2-19-99        S The votes in EDU were as follows: 5 Ayes: Senator(s)        
                  D. Ige, Sakamoto, Chumbley, Matsunaga, Tam; Ayes
                  with reservations: Senator(s) ; 1 Noes: Senator(s)
                  Slom; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Bunda
 1-19-00        S Carried over to 2000 Regular Session.