STAND. COM. REP. NO.  13-10


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2010


RE:   H.B. No. 1852

      H.D. 1





Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Fifth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2010

State of Hawaii




     Your Committee on Education, to which was referred H.B. No. 1852 entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this bill is to repeal the School-level Minor Repair and Maintenance Account because its requirements are duplicate and unnecessary.


     The Department of Education testified in support of this bill.


     Your Committee has amended this bill by adding provisions to:


     (1)  Require a report to be submitted to the Director of Finance, no later than 90 days after the close of each fiscal year, identifying the total amount of special funds in the account that will carry over to the next fiscal year; and


     (2)  Require a copy of that report to be submitted to the Legislature at least 20 days prior to the convening of each Regular Session.


     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. 1852, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1852, H.D. 1, and be referred to the Committee on Finance.


Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Education,