STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2341
RE: S.B. No. 2263
Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi
President of the Senate
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2020
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Education, to which was referred S.B. No. 2263 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose and intent of this measure is to broaden the scope of profit-making activities pupils can engage in at schools to include commercial enterprises.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Education.
Your Committee finds that this measure will enhance the rigor and relevance of work-based learning throughout the P-20 continuum as students engage in comprehensive, real-world immersive experiences particularly in the areas of entrepreneurship and strategic commercial enterprise.
Your Committee has amended this measure to clarify that students engaged in profit-making activities may receive either school credit or compensation.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Education that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 2263, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 2263, S.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Judiciary.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Education,
MICHELLE N. KIDANI, Chair