STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1148
RE: S.B. No. 1250
Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Fifth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2009
State of Hawaii
Your Committees on Education and Labor & Public Employment, to which was referred S.B. No. 1250, 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 clarify the amendments made by Act 125, Session Laws of Hawaii 2008, by requiring unlicensed individuals hired on an emergency basis prior to July 1, 2008, to be employed as such for no more than four years.
The Department of Education supported this bill.
Your Committees have amended this bill by:
(1) Changing the amount of time allowed for individuals hired after June 30, 2008, to be employed on an emergency basis, from three consecutive years to three years in the aggregate;
(2) Changing the amount of time allowed for individuals hired after June 30, 1997, but before July 1, 2008, to be employed on an emergency basis, from four consecutive years to four years in the aggregate;
(3) Making these provisions permanent; and
(4) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity, consistency, and style.
As affirmed by the records of votes of the members of your Committees on Education and Labor & Public Employment that are attached to this report, your Committees are in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 1250, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommend that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 1250, 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 Labor & Public Employment,
KARL RHOADS, Chair
ROY TAKUMI, Chair