STAND. COM. REP. NO. 648
RE: H.B. No. 1276
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Lower & Higher Education, to which was referred H.B. No. 1276 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to require the Department of Education to establish and implement a four-year pilot program within one complex area that, among other things, authorizes best practices to improve schools.
Your Committee has amended this measure by;
(1) Changing the appropriation to establish and implement a model pilot program within one Department of Education complex area to an unspecified amount; and
(2) Changing its effective date to July 1, 2050, to encourage further discussion on this measure;
Should the Committee on Finance deliberate this measure further, your Committee on Lower & Higher Education requests that it consider appropriating $250,000 for each of the fiscal years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 to establish and implement a model pilot program within one Department of Education complex area.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Lower & Higher Education that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1276, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1276, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Lower & Higher Education,
JUSTIN H. WOODSON, Chair