STAND. COM. REP. NO.2880
RE: H.B. No. 2352
Honorable Robert Bunda
President of the Senate
Twenty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2002
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Education, to which was referred H.B. No. 2352, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to add the definition of "school readiness" to Act 77, Session Laws of Hawaii 1997.
Your Committee received testimony in favor of the measure from the Department of Human Services and Maui County Good Beginnings Community Council.
Your Committee finds that the companion bill to this measure, S.B. 2283, S.D. 1, is proceeding in the House of Representatives. Therefore, your Committee has voted to reconsider action taken previously on H.B. No. 2352, H.D. 1, with the intention of replacing its contents with those of H.B. No. 2853, H.D.1, which calls upon the Department of Education to conduct a comprehensive occupational validation study of its educational officers, to address the concerns of the State Auditor.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Education that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 2352, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 2352, H.D. 1, S.D. 1, and be recommitted to the Committee on Education.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Education,
NORMAN SAKAMOTO, Chair