STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2095
RE: S.B. No. 1515
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
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:
(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, Kaho‘omiki, Hawai‘i 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,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair