STAND. COM. REP. NO. 681
RE: H.B. No. 515
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. 515, 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 conduct an audit of the School Food Services Branch of the Department of Education to determine how much local produce is being purchased and served to students in the Department's school cafeterias.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Hawaii Farm Bureau and three individuals. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Department of Education and Ulupono Initiative.
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. 515, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair