STAND. COM. REP. NO.598-02
RE: H.B. No. 1969
Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2002
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1969 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this bill is to allow the Board of Education (BOE) to employ attorneys to support the legal interests of the Department of Education.
BOE testified in support of this bill. The Hawaii State Public Library System supported the intent of this measure. The Department of the Attorney General opposed this bill.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1969 and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
DWIGHT Y. TAKAMINE, Chair