PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE X, SECTION 1, OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION TO PERMIT THE APPROPRIATION OF PUBLIC FUNDS FOR PRIVATE EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAMS. Report Title: Early Childhood Education; Public Funds; Constitutional Amendment (ConAm) Description: Proposes a constitutional amendment to permit the appropriation of public funds for private early childhood education programs, subject to non-discrimination provisions, as provided by law. (CD1)
4/30/2013 S Passed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). 21 Aye(s); Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Chun Oakland, Hee, Ihara, Taniguchi, Wakai . 4 No(es): Senator(s) Baker, Dela Cruz, Espero, Slom. 0 Excused: none. 4/30/2013 H Passed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with Representative(s) Aquino, Cullen, Lowen, Morikawa, Woodson, Yamane voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Brower, Cabanilla, Cheape, Fale, Fukumoto, Hanohano, Ito, Johanson, McDermott, McKelvey, Nakashima, Onishi, Takai, Ward voting no (14) and none excused (0).