STAND. COM. REP. NO. 300

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 415

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Lower & Higher Education, to which was referred H.B. No. 415 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TUITION AND FEES SPECIAL FUND,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to provide efficiency in University of Hawaii fiscal operations by:

 

(1) Repealing the requirement that each University of Hawaii campus prepare an operations plan for each fiscal year; and

 

(2) Repealing the automatic lapse of moneys in the University of Hawaii Tuition and Fees Special Fund.

 

The University of Hawaii System and Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii supported this measure.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by changing its effective date to July 1, 2050, to encourage further discussion on this measure.

 

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. 415, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 415, 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,

 

 

 

 

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JUSTIN H. WOODSON, Chair