STAND. COM. REP. NO. 747
RE: H.B. No. 615
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
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 Hawai‘i State Ethics Commission, Hawaii State Teachers Association, Democratic Party of Hawai‘i Education Caucus, O‘ahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i, 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,
CHRIS LEE, Chair