STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1098

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 813

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 Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 813, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PROMISE PROGRAM PLUS,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to:

 

(1) Establish the University of Hawaii Promise Program Plus to provide scholarships for the unmet direct cost needs of certain qualified students enrolled at any University of Hawaii campus; and

 

(2) Appropriate funds to establish and implement the University of Hawaii Promise Program Plus, including program scholarships.

 

The University of Hawaii System, University of Hawaii Alumni Association, Democratic Party of Hawaii Education Caucus, and Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii testified in support of this measure. The Department of Education provided comments on this measure.

 

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. 813, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

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

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair