STAND. COM. REP. NO. 758-16

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2016

 

RE: H.B. No. 2213

H.D. 1

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2016

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 2213, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to establish the First-generation Matching Grant Program to provide private donors with a matching grant incentive to make financial contributions toward grant-based student financial aid for undergraduate University of Hawaii students with financial need and whose parents have not earned a baccalaureate or higher degree.

 

The University of Hawaii provided comments on this measure.

 

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. 2213, 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