STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2914
RE: S.B. No. 2485
Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi
President of the Senate
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2020
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Ways and Means, to which was referred S.B. No. 2485, S.D. 1, 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 types of grants for which the Department of Education, State Public Charter School Commission, or a charter authorizer may retain and expend federal indirect overhead reimbursements.
Your Committee received written comments in support of this measure from the Department of Education.
Your Committee finds that this measure will authorize state public education agencies to more efficiently use federal grant moneys for their intended purposes.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Changing the effective date to July 1, 2050, to facilitate further discussion on the measure; and
(2) Making technical nonsubstantive amendments for purposes of clarity, consistency, and style.
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. 2485, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 2485, S.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Ways and Means,
DONOVAN M. DELA CRUZ, Chair