HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

546

THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2021

H.D. 2

STATE OF HAWAII

S.D. 1

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Section 302A-604, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"302A-604 Complex area superintendents. The superintendent of education, with the approval of the board, shall appoint complex area superintendents for schools. Complex area superintendents for schools shall report directly to the superintendent of education. The complex area superintendents shall supervise the delivery of administrative and instructional support services within their respective complex areas, including:

(1) Personnel, fiscal, and facilities support;

(2) Monitoring of compliance with applicable state and federal laws;

(3) Curriculum development, student assessment, and staff development services; and

(4) Special education programs and special schools within the complex area."

SECTION 2. There is appropriated out of the general revenues of the State of Hawaii the sum of $           or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2021-2022 and the same sum or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2022-2023 for the salary and benefit of the following positions:

(1) Fifteen full-time positions (15 FTE) for Title IX and civil rights officers, to be housed within the complex areas and to report directly to the complex area superintendent for their respective complex area;

(2) Fifteen full-time positions (15 FTE) for career and technical educations educators to effectuate career pipelines for students, to be housed within the complex areas and to report directly to the complex area superintendent for their respective complex area; and

(3) Fifteen full-time positions (15 FTE) for data processing user support technicians to assist with complex school connectivity and information technology needs, to report directly to the complex area superintendent for their respective complex areas; provided that each position shall be supervised by the office of information and technology services.

The sums appropriated shall be expended by the department of education for the purposes of this Act.

SECTION 3. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2021.



 

Report Title:

Complex Area Superintendents; Report; Superintendent of Education; Appropriations

 

Description:

Requires complex area superintendents to report directly to the superintendent of education. Makes appropriations. (SD1)

 

 

 

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