Hawaii State Legislature
2005 Legislative Session

HB546

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Measure Title: RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.
Report Title: Repeal of New century charter schools cap. (ConAm)
Description: Repeals the current statutory "cap" of 25 new century charter schools and 23 conversion charter schools. Proposes an amendment to the Constitution to allow the Governor to appoint a voting member to the BOE from charter school parents, administrators, faculty and staff. Creates a new public charter schools statutory chapter, which authorizes the establishment of charter schools and sets forth powers, responsibilities, and administrative and governance provisions.
Package: Governor
Companion:SB655
Introducer(s): SAY (BR)
Current Referral:EDN, LAB, JUD, FIN

Date Status Text
1/24/2005HPending introduction.
1/26/2005HIntroduced and Pass First Reading
1/27/2005HReferred to EDN, LAB, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 5
1/31/2005HBill scheduled to be heard by EDN on Wednesday, 02-02-05 at 2:30 pm in House conference room 309.
2/2/2005HThe committees on EDN recommend that the measure be HELD. The votes were as follows: 5 Ayes: Representative(s) Takumi, Berg, Shimabukuro, Waters; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Green; 2 Noes: Representative(s) Ching, Finnegan; and 5 Excused: Representative(s) Arakaki, Cabanilla, Chang, Hale, Kahikina.

$ = Appropriation measure
ConAm = Constitutional Amendment