STAND. COM. REP. NO. 573-18

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2018

 

RE: H.B. No. 2115

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2018

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Education, to which was referred H.B. No. 2115, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO AGRICULTURE,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to appropriate funds to the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations for the operations of the K-12 Agriculture Workforce Development Pipeline Initiative.

 

The Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Department of Agriculture, Department of Education, Hawaii State Teachers Association, Land Use Research Foundation of Hawaii, Hawaii Aquaculture and Aquaponics Association, Hawaii Farm Bureau, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, Maui County Farm Bureau, Kona Chapter Hawaii Farmers Union United, Beyond Organic Consulting, Inc., Hawaii Crop Improvement Association, Kamehameha Schools, Hawaii Farmers Union United Farm Apprentice Mentoring Program, and numerous concerned individuals supported this measure. A concerned individual offered comments.

 

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 H.B. No. 2115, H.D. 1, and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Finance.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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JUSTIN H. WOODSON, Chair