STAND. COM. REP. NO.388-02
RE: H.B. No. 2479
Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2002
State of Hawaii
Your Committees on Judiciary and Hawaiian Affairs and Consumer Protection and Commerce, to which was referred H.B. No. 2479 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO DISASTER RELIEF,"
beg leave to report as follows:
The purpose of the bill is to coordinate and enhance the civil-defense capability of the State by clarifying the protections and immunities afforded to private agencies and entities engaged in civil-defense functions.
The Department of Defense, Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism, Department of Public Safety, Honolulu Police Department, Hawaii Hotel Association, Hawaiian Electric Company, Maui Electric Company, and Hawaii Electric Light Company testified in support of the measure.
As affirmed by the records of votes of the members of your Committees on Judiciary and Hawaiian Affairs and Consumer Protection and Commerce that are attached to this report, your Committees are in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 2479 and recommend that it pass Second Reading and be referred to the Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committees on Judiciary and Hawaiian Affairs and Consumer Protection and Commerce,
KENNETH T. HIRAKI, Chair
ERIC G. HAMAKAWA, Chair