STAND. COM. REP. NO.930-02
RE: S.B. No. 2060
Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2002
State of Hawaii
Your Committees on Education and Higher Education, to which was referred S.B. No. 2060, S.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION,"
beg leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this bill is to:
(1) Appropriate funds to the University of Hawaii at Manoa Curriculum Research and Development Group (CRDG) to produce a strategic analysis report on the educational materials production industry in Hawaii;
(2) Appropriate funds to CRDG for a permanent marketing position; and
(3) Clearly establish a state policy to identify, track, analyze, and support public and private organizations that are capable of providing high-quality, marketable educational services that may generate economic benefits.
CRDG and the Hawaii Educational Policy Center submitted testimony in support of this bill with amendments. The Hawaii State Teachers Association submitted testimony in support of the intent of this bill. The Department of Education submitted comments on this bill.
Upon further consideration, your Committees have amended this bill by deleting the appropriations to CDRG. Other technical, nonsubstantive amendments were made for clarity, and style.
As affirmed by the records of votes of the members of your Committees on Education and Higher Education that are attached to this report, your Committees are in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 2060, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommend that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 2060, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, and be referred to the Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committees on Education and Higher Education,
ROY TAKUMI, Chair
KEN ITO, Chair