STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1300

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2015

 

RE:   H.R. No. 124

 

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

     Your Committee on Education, to which was referred H.R. No. 124 entitled:

 

"HOUSE RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE HAWAII HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION TO EXAMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU AS A SANCTIONED SPORT,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose of this measure is to request the Department of Education, in conjunction with the Hawaii High School Athletic Association, to examine the feasibility of establishing Brazilian jiu-jitsu as a sanctioned sport and to submit a report of its findings and recommendations to the Legislature no later than 20 days prior to the convening of the Regular Session of 2016.

 

     Four concerned individuals supported the measure.  The Department of Education submitted comments.

 

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Education that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.R. No. 124 and recommends that it be referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

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

 

 

 

 

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ROY M. TAKUMI, Chair