Report Title:

Public School Facilities

Description:

Exempts the acquisition of school facilities by leases from the law relating to the management of financing agreements, provided that notice of such agreements is given to the director of finance. Requires the DOE to enter into a lease agreement for a Kihei high school.

 

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

1262

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2001

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES.

 

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

SECTION 1. Section 302A-1506, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows: "[[]302A-1506[]] Public school facilities. [The] Notwithstanding chapter 37D to the contrary, the department may enter into such contracts, leases, lease-purchase agreements, or other transactions as may be necessary for the acquisition of public school facilities, including any lands for these facilities, on such terms as [it] the department may deem appropriate, subject to approval by the [comptroller.] board; provided that the department shall provide written notice to the director of finance regarding the transaction."

SECTION 2. Notwithstanding chapter 37D and section 302A-1506, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to the contrary, the department of education shall enter into a lease agreement for a Kihei high school, subject to approval by the board of education.

SECTION 3. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

INTRODUCED BY:

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