HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

2267

TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE, 2016

H.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

S.D. 1

 

C.D. 1

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY IN SCHOOLS.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 302A, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be designated and to read as follows:

"302A-   Curricular materials; digital format. Moneys allocated for printed curricular materials may be expended to purchase digital formats of the curricular materials."

SECTION 2. Section 302A-101, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended as follows:

1. By adding a new definition to be appropriately inserted and to read:

""Curricular materials" means any systematically organized material designed to provide a specific level of instruction in a subject-matter category, including textbooks, instructional materials, library books, equipment, computer software, digital content accessed through a computer or other electronic medium, digital content available through an internet-based provider of course content, or supplies used in a particular course of study."

2. By repealing the definition of "school textbooks, instructional materials, library books, equipment, or supplies".

[""School textbooks, instructional materials, library books, equipment, or supplies" includes any book, printed matter, or other material used in a particular course of study."]

SECTION 3. Section 302A-1130.6, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"302A-1130.6 [Textbook and instructional] Curricular materials fee special account. There is established within the department a [textbook and instructional] curricular materials fee special account, into which shall be deposited all fees and charges collected from students or their parents or guardians for the loss, destruction, breakage, or damage of [school textbooks, instructional materials, library books, equipment, or supplies.] curricular materials. Disbursements from this special account shall be expended by the department for the purposes of purchasing, replacing, or repairing [school textbooks, instructional materials, library books, equipment, or supplies.] curricular materials."

SECTION 4. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 5. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.



Report Title:

Technology in Schools; Digital Format

 

Description:

Defines curricular materials to include both printed and digital material. Clarifies that moneys for curricular materials can be used for digital formats. (HB2267 CD1)

 

 

 

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