STAND. COM. REP. NO. 998
RE: H.B. No. 1275
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1275, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to provide annual salary step increases and triennial longevity increases for teachers and educational officers who have completed satisfactory service and comply with existing statutory licensure, certification, and incentive eligibility requirements, pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement negotiated for Bargaining Unit (5).
The Democratic Party of Hawai‘i Education Caucus, O‘ahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i, and an individual submitted testimony in support of this measure. The Department of Budget and Finance and Department of Education 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 H.B. No. 1275, 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