STAND. COM. REP. NO.602-02
RE: H.B. No. 2231
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. 2231 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE AUDITOR,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this bill is to clarify that the State Auditor may have access to confidential student or other records necessary in connection with:
(1) Any audit or evaluation of any federal or state supported educational program; or
(2) The enforcement of the federal or state legal requirements relating to the educational program.
The State Auditor and Office of Information Practices testified in support of this measure.
The Department of Education opposed this measure. The Hawaii State Teachers Association submitted comments.
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. 2231 and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
DWIGHT Y. TAKAMINE, Chair