STAND. COM. REP. NO.  801

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2015

 

RE:   H.B. No. 1412

      H.D. 2

 

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

     Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1412, 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 make permanent the Department of Education's authority to supervise its own fiscal management and accounting and to make corresponding housekeeping amendments to the statutory provisions related to the Department of Education's fiscal operations.

 

     The Department of Education provided testimony in support of the measure.

 

     Your Committee has amended this measure by changing the effective date to July 1, 2030, to encourage further discussion.  Technical, nonsubstantive amendments were also made for clarity, consistency, and style.

 

     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. 1412, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1412, H.D. 2.

 

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

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair