STAND. COM. REP. NO.1-02
RE: H.B. No. 1
Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2002
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPENSES OF THE LEGISLATURE, THE LEGISLATIVE AUDITOR, THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU, AND THE OMBUDSMAN,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this bill is to authorize funds for the expenses of the Legislature and the legislative support agencies.
Testimony in support of this measure was submitted by the Office of the Auditor, the Legislative Reference Bureau, the State Ethics Commission, and the Office of the Ombudsman.
Your Committee has amended this bill by:
(1) Amending section 7 of Act 1, Session Laws of Hawaii 2001, by changing the lapsing date, from June 30, 2002, to June 30, 2003, for the appropriations made for the cost and expenses for Felix v. Cayetano consent decree studies; and
(2) Inserting the appropriation amounts for the Legislature and the legislative agencies.
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 H.B. No. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1, H.D. 1, and be placed on the calendar for Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
DWIGHT Y. TAKAMINE, Chair