STAND. COM. REP. NO. 785

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2021

 

RE: H.B. No. 1291

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirty-First State Legislature

Regular Session of 2021

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1291, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO SCHOLARSHIPS,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to allow applicants for the University of Hawaii and students enrolled at a community college campus of the University of Hawaii who graduated from a public high school in the State with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and qualified for and received special education services for two or more years during enrollment in grades kindergarten through twelve to be eligible for the Hawaii State Scholars Program and the Hawaii Community College Promise Program, respectively.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from six individuals. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the University of Hawaii System.

 

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. 1291, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair