STAND. COM. REP. NO. 438

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 573

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. 573, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO TUITION WAIVERS,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to provide scholarships at the University of Hawaii for qualified students who are spouses or children of deceased members of the United States armed forces and who qualify for a gold star lapel button.

 

The University of Hawaii, Office of Veterans Services, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, and two concerned individuals supported 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. 573, H.D. 1, and recommends that it 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