STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1341-18
RE: S.B. No. 2051
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 S.B. No. 2051, S.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to authorize public schools and their support programs to engage in commercial enterprises related to education. Specifically, this measure:
(1) Authorizes individual Department of Education (DOE) schools or any career pathway, academy, or program operated within those schools to engage in commercial enterprises related to the primary educational purposes of that school, career pathway, academy, or program, including the sale of goods produced by that school, career pathway, academy, or program; and
(2) Authorizes the DOE to adopt rules, pursuant to Chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes, regarding the commercial enterprises.
The DOE, Waianae High School, Roosevelt High School, Waipahu High School, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i, and a few concerned individuals supported this measure.
Your Committee has amended this measure by changing its effective date to July 1, 2050.
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 S.B. No. 2051, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 2051, S.D. 1, 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