STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1529

                                 Honolulu, Hawaii
                                                   , 1999

                                 RE: H.C.R. No. 9
                                     H.D. 1




Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twentieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 1999
State of Hawaii

Sir:

     Your Committee on Consumer Protection and Commerce, to which
was referred H.C.R. No. 9, H.D. 1, entitled: 

     "HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO
     DIRECT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO VIGOROUSLY PURSUE CIVIL
     LITIGATION OF THE GASOLINE CASE, AND TO EXPRESS HOUSE
     MEMBERS' SUPPORT FOR THIS EFFORT,"

begs leave to report as follows:

     The purpose of this concurrent resolution is to urge the
Attorney General to:

     1)   Vigorously pursue the civil suit filed in federal
          district court, that alleges antitrust violations and
          unfair trade practices by thirteen corporations who are
          refiners and gasoline wholesalers in Hawaii; and

     2)   From time to time, report to the Legislature on the
          progress of the litigation.

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your
Committee on Consumer Protection and Commerce that is attached to
this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose
of H.C.R. No. 9, H.D. 1, and recommends its adoption.


 
 
 
 
 
 
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                                   Respectfully submitted on
                                   behalf of the members of the
                                   Committee on Consumer
                                   Protection and Commerce,



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                                   RON MENOR, Chair