STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1810
RE: S.B. No. 1384
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 S.B. No. 1384, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to provide that the prohibition against serving more than two consecutive terms not to exceed eight consecutive years for members of state boards and commissions does not apply to the term of the representative of Hawaiian medium early learning providers on the Early Learning Board.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, University of Hawai‘i at Hilo, Punana Leo o Hilo, Punana Leo o Waimea, Punana Leo o Kona, Punana Leo o Maui, Punana Leo o Lahaina, Punana Leo o Hana, Punana Leo o Molokai, Punana Leo o Manoa, Punana Leo o Honolulu, Punana Leo o Koolau Poko, Punana Leo o Waianae, Punana Leo o Kauai, Punana Leo Keena Kula Kamalii, ‘Aha Pūnana Leo, and numerous individuals. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Early Learning Board.
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 S.B. No. 1384, 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