STAND. COM. REP. NO. 882
RE: H.B. No. 1329
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirty-Second State Legislature
Regular Session of 2023
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1329, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Require the Department of Education to work with certain organizations to develop and implement an active shooter training program in all public schools under the jurisdiction of the Department; and
(2) Exempt public school students from participation in an active shooter training program of the Department of Education.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Education, Department of Law Enforcement, and four individuals. Your Committee received testimony in opposition to this measure from one individual. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the State Public Charter School Commission.
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. 1329, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
KYLE T. YAMASHITA, Chair