STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2085

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2023

 

RE: S.B. No. 1151

S.D. 2

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirty-Second State Legislature

Regular Session of 2023

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 1151, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROMISE PROGRAM,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to ensure access to Hawaii Community College Promise Program funding by exempting certificate program students from the requirement to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid each academic year to be considered eligible for the Hawaii Community College Promise Program.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Special Education Advisory Council, and University of Hawaii Professional Assembly. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the University of Hawaii System.

 

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. 1151, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

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

 

 

 

 

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KYLE T. YAMASHITA, Chair