CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REP. NO. 115

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                 , 2015

 

RE:    H.B. No. 1440

       H.D. 1

       S.D. 1

       C.D. 1

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Honorable Donna Mercado Kim

President of the Senate

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Sir and Madam:

 

     Your Committee on Conference on the disagreeing vote of the House of Representatives to the amendments proposed by the Senate in H.B. No. 1440, H.D. 1, S.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION,"

 

having met, and after full and free discussion, has agreed to recommend and does recommend to the respective Houses the final passage of this bill in an amended form.

 

     The purpose of this measure is to improve access to and the quality of health services available to schoolchildren by appropriating funds for the Hawaii Keiki:  Healthy and Ready to Learn program.

 

     Your Committee on Conference has amended this measure by:

 

(1)  Making the appropriation for the amount of $1,000,000 for each year of fiscal biennium 2015-2017;

 

(2)  Specifying that the appropriation for fiscal year 2016-2017 shall be expended only if the Department of Education receives and expends non-State funds of at least $500,000 for the program during the fiscal year; and

 

(3)  Changing its effective date to July 1, 2015.

 

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the managers of your Committee on Conference that is attached to this report, your Committee on Conference is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1440, H.D. 1, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Final Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1440, H.D. 1, S.D. 1, C.D. 1.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the managers:

 

ON THE PART OF THE SENATE

 

ON THE PART OF THE HOUSE

 

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MICHELLE N. KIDANI, Chair

 

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DELLA AU BELATTI, Co-Chair

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JOSH GREEN, Co-Chair

 

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SCOTT Y. NISHIMOTO, Co-Chair

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BREENE HARIMOTO, Co-Chair