STAND. COM. REP. NO. 804
RE: S.B. No. 376
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. 376 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose and intent of this measure is to allow students to enroll in career and technical education programs in schools outside the Department of Education service areas in which the students reside.
Your Committee received written comments in support of this measure from Hawaii State Teachers Association and one individual.
Your Committee received written comments in opposition to this measure from one individual.
Your Committee received written comments on this measure from the Department of Education.
Your Committee finds that this measure would expand the number of students in Hawaii who receive career and technical skills education, thereby growing the pool of local individuals who possess skills specifically sought by employers in the State.
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. 376 and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Ways and Means,
DONOVAN M. DELA CRUZ, Chair