STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1173

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2015

 

RE: S.B. No. 64

S.D. 3

 

 

 

 

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 S.B. No. 64, S.D. 3, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to appropriate monies to the Department of Human Services for the Preschool Open Doors Program to fund three positions, contract services for the continued implementation of the Program, and for subsidies for the Program.

 

Child & Family Service, Good Beginnings Alliance, Parents and Children Together, Early Learning Advisory Board, Hui for Excellence in Education, Aloha United Way, The Chamber of Commerce Hawaii, Childcare Business Coalition, Hawaii Association for the Education of Young Children, KCAA Preschools of Hawaii, Hawaii State Teachers Association, Waianae Coast Early Childhood Services, Faith Action for Community Equity, PHOCUSED, Waikiki Community Center, Family Programs Hawaii, Hawaii Montessori Schools, and two individuals supported this measure. The Department of Human Services supported the intent of this measure. The Maui County Early Childhood Resource Center and an individual commented on this measure.

 


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 S.B. No. 64, S.D. 3, 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