STAND. COM. REP. NO. 522-18
RE: H.B. No. 2164
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Education, to which was referred H.B. No. 2164 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii and Maui Hotel and Lodging Association supported this measure. The Department of Education, State Public Charter School Commission, Hawaii State Teachers Association, Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association, and IMUAlliance offered comments.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Changing the appropriation amount from $250,000,000 for fiscal year 2018-2019 to an unspecified amount; and
(2) Changing the effective date to July 1, 2050.
Should the Committee on Finance deliberate further on this measure, your Committee respectfully requests that it consider appropriating $250,000,000 for fiscal year 2018-2019 for school-level funding to support student learning and student success.
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. 2164, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 2164, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Education,
JUSTIN H. WOODSON, Chair