STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1816-18
RE: S.B. No. 2382
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 2382, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to require the Department of Accounting and General Services to:
(1) Conduct biennial surveys of all departments concerning any unused facilities or under-utilized Department of Education schools that may be appropriate for public charter schools or early learning programs that are affiliated with a public charter school;
(2) Maintain an inventory of unused or under-utilized facilities; and
(3) Provide biennial reports of the inventory to the State Public Charter School Commission.
The State Public Charter School Commission, Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Kuamahi Community Education Division of Kamehameha Schools, and Hawaii Public Charter Schools Network supported this measure. The Department of Accounting and General Services provided comments.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 2382, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair