STAND. COM. REP. NO. 683
RE: H.B. No. 1220
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2021
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1220, H.D. 2, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Require members of the Charter School Commission to collectively possess strong experience and expertise in various fields;
(2) Allow the authorizer's staff to provide technical support up until the completed charter application is submitted;
(3) Clarify charter application notice requirements; and
(4) Clarify authorizer compliance requirements in cases of an appeal.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from three individuals. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Board of Education, State Public Charter School Commission, and Office of Hawaiian Affairs.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1220, H.D. 2, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair