STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1101
RE: H.B. No. 1346
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. 1346, H.D. 2, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to prohibit the suspension or expulsion of children participating in the Executive Office on Early Learning's Public Prekindergarten Program, except under limited circumstances.
The Department of Education, Executive Office on Early Learning, Early Learning Board, Hawaii State Teachers Association, Special Education Advisory Council, O‘ahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i, Hawaii Coalition for Children with Disabilities, and Parents And Children Together supported this measure.
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. 1346, H.D. 2, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair