STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1806


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2021


RE:   S.B. No. 224

      H.D. 1





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. 224, H.D. 1, entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this measure is to:


     (1)  Require public schools that have a career and technical education program to enroll all students, including students who reside outside of the school's service area, who submit a timely application for participation in the program, subject to certain capacity requirements; and


     (2)  Exempt a student enrolled in a career and technical education program from the requirement to attend school within the service area in which the student resides.


     Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Hawaii State Teachers Association and one individual.  Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Department of Education and HawaiiKidsCAN.

     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. 224, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.



Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,