STAND. COM. REP. NO. 871
RE: H.B. No. 1530
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. 1530, 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 establish the Teacher Mentor Incentive Program within the Department of Education, which provides a monetary incentive for veteran teachers to mentor pre-service or beginning teachers.
O‘ahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i and several individuals provided testimony in support of this measure. The Department of Education and Hawaii State Teachers Association 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. 1530, 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