STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1175
RE: S.B. No. 315
Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi
President of the Senate
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Ways and Means, to which was referred S.B. No. 315 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose and intent of this measure is to appropriate funds to the University of Hawaii in order to increase the graduate assistant stipend.
Your Committee received written comments in support of this measure from the University of Hawaii and one individual.
Your Committee finds that increased stipend levels will facilitate the recruitment and retention of top candidates for graduate assistant positions at the university.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Changing the appropriations to unspecified amounts; and
(2) Changing the effective date to July 1, 2050, to facilitate further discussion on the measure.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Ways and Means that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 315, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 315, S.D. 1.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Ways and Means,
DONOVAN M. DELA CRUZ, Chair