REPORT Title:

Appropriation; Papaya Research

 

Description:

Appropriates $60,000 in matching funds to research micropropagation and performance of the top papaya lines. (SB2121 HD1)

THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

2121

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2002

S.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

H.D. 1


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

making an appropriation for papaya research.

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

SECTION 1. There is appropriated out of the general revenues of the State of Hawaii the sum of $60,000 or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2002-2003 for papaya research that includes:

(1) The selection and segregation of high performing papaya varieties among the Laie Gold lines, and their micropropagation;

(2) Production of the top twenty-five outstanding papaya lines for field tests; and

(3) Planning and conducting field tests of the top performing papaya lines selected at three different locations to assess performance.

SECTION 2. The sum appropriated shall be expended by the department of agriculture for the purposes of this Act; provided that the funds appropriated in this section are matched on a one-to-one basis by federal, state, county, private, or any other source of funding.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2002.