STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1566
RE: S.B. No. 856
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Legislative Management, to which was referred S.B. No. 856, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to require the Auditor to perform a financial and management audit of the Department of Education, Superintendent, Board of Education, and complex areas every three years.
NAIOP Hawaii, The Chamber of Commerce Hawaii, Maui Chamber of Commerce, and several individuals supported this measure. The Hawaii State Teachers Association and Democratic Party of Hawai‘i Education Caucus opposed this measure. The Office of the Auditor and Department of Education provided comments.
Your Committee has amended this measure by inserting an unspecified appropriation for the Auditor to conduct the financial and management audit.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Legislative Management that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 856, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Finance in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 856, S.D. 1, H.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Legislative Management,
TY J.K. CULLEN, Chair