STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2891
President of the Senate
State of Hawaii
The purpose and intent of this measure is to increase enrollment at the University of Hawaii by capping tuition increases based on the change in the State's median household income.
Your Committee received written comments in support of this measure from the OCC Legislative Priorities Committee, Democratic Party of Hawaii.
Your Committee received written comments from the University of Hawaii and Associated Students of the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Your Committee finds that increased enrollment and affordable tuition are issues of statewide concern, and that capping the University of Hawaii tuition increases will improve student enrollment, keep budgetary pace with increased salaries and other costs, and promote a more educated population.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Ways and Means that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 2329, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 2329, S.D. 2.
DONOVAN M. DELA CRUZ, Chair