STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2095

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: S.B. No. 1515

S.D. 1

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 S.B. No. 1515, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to:

 

(1) Expand out-of-school programs for students in kindergarten through twelfth grade by establishing the Hawaii Three to Six Out-of-School Program to be conducted after school hours, during weekends, and during school inter-sessions;

 

(2) Authorize the Department of Education (DOE) to contract with private providers to furnish the program; and

 

(3) Create the Hawaii Three to Six Out-of-School Program Special Fund, appropriate funds for the program, and require the DOE to seek funding from other sources.

 

The Department of Education, Kamehameha Schools, Hui for Excellence in Education, Rainbow Family 808, Kahoomiki, Hawaii Afterschool Alliance, Parents And Children Together, Pacific American Foundation, Hawaii Youth Services Network, Hawaii State Teachers Association, Pioneering Healthier Communities of Honolulu, and several individuals supported this measure. The Department of Human Services provided comments.

 

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 S.B. No. 1515, S.D. 1, 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