Report Title:

BOE; Districts

 

Description:

Redistricts the at-large school board districts and the departmental school districts.

THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

2619

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2002

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

 

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

SECTION 1. Section 13-1, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended as follows:

1. By amending subsection (a) to read:

"(a) The board of education shall consist of thirteen members who shall be elected by the registered voters of two at-large school board districts as follows:

First school board district: the island of Oahu, comprised of the [11th through the 48th and a portion of the 49th (that portion found on the island of Oahu)] 17th through the 51st representative districts, and the

Second school board district: the islands of Hawaii, Maui, Lanai, Molokai, Kahoolawe, Kauai, and Niihau, comprised of the [1st through the 10th, a portion of the 49th (that portion found on the island of Kauai), and the 50th and 51st] 1st through the 16th representative districts."

2. By amending subsection (d) to read:

"(d) The departmental school districts shall be as follows:

First departmental school district (Hawaii): the island of Hawaii comprised of the 1st through the [5th and a portion of the 6th (that portion found on the island of Hawaii)] 7th representative districts;

Second departmental school district (Maui): the islands of Maui, Molokai (including the county of Kalawao), Lanai, and Kahoolawe comprised of a portion of the [6th (that portion found on the island of Maui) and the 7th through the 10th] 8th through the 13th representative districts;

Third departmental school district (Honolulu): that portion of the island of Oahu comprised of the [21st through the 41st] 17th through the 30th representative districts;

Fourth departmental school district (Central Oahu): that portion of the island of Oahu comprised of the [11th through the 14th and the 45th] 31st through the 34th, the 37th through the 39th, and a portion of the 36th and the 46th representative districts;

Fifth departmental school district (Leeward Oahu): that portion of the island of Oahu comprised of the [42nd through the 44th, the 46th through the 48th and a portion of the 49th (that portion found on the island of Oahu)] 35th, the 40th through the 45th, and a portion of the 36th representative districts;

Sixth departmental school district (Windward Oahu): that portion of the island of Oahu comprised of the [15th through the 20th] 47th through the 51st, and a portion of the 46th representative districts; and

Seventh departmental school district (Kauai): the islands of Kauai and Niihau comprised of [a portion of the 49th (that portion found on the island of Kauai) and the 50th and 51st] the 14th through the 16th representative districts."

SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon approval.

INTRODUCED BY:

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