STAND. COM. REP. NO. 747

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 615

H.D. 2

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred H.B. No. 615, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to amend the Board of Education membership by inviting the exclusive representative for bargaining unit (5), teachers and other personnel of the Department of Education, to appoint a nonvoting public school teacher representative to the Board.

 

The Hawaii State Ethics Commission, Hawaii State Teachers Association, Democratic Party of Hawaii Education Caucus, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, and several individuals supported this measure.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by specifying that nonvoting public school teacher representative shall be subject to applicable conflicts of interests laws.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 615, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Finance in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 615, H.D. 2.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,

 

 

 

 

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CHRIS LEE, Chair