STAND. COM. REP. NO.  93-18


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2018


RE:   H.B. No. 2507

      H.D. 1





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. 2507 entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this measure is to make housekeeping amendments to bring statute into conformity with previously enacted legislation that place the responsibility for preschool and pre-kindergarten with the Executive Office on Early Learning and the Early Learning Board.


Specifically, this measure removes preschools from the Superintendent's scope of authority and clarifies that the Executive Office on Early Learning Director may authorize school personnel to access a student's immunization registry information.


     The Executive Office on Early Learning, Early Childhood Action Strategy, Hawaii Children's Action Network, and an individual testified in support of this measure.


     Your Committee has amended this measure by changing its effective date to July 1, 2025.


     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. 2507, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 2507, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Health & Human Services.



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