STAND. COM. REP. NO.1112-02
RE: H.C.R. No. 178
Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2002
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Legislative Management, to which was referred H.C.R. No. 178, H.D. 1, entitled:
"HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A PROGRAM AND FINANCIAL AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES' HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this concurrent resolution is to request the Auditor to conduct a program and financial audit of the Department of Land and Natural Resources' Historic Preservation Division.
The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Hawaii Government Employees Association, Archaeological Services Hawaii, LLC, Society for Hawaiian Archaeology, and numerous individuals testified in support of this resolution. Applied Planning Systems, Hawaii Reserves, Inc., Kikiaola Land Company, Limited, and numerous individuals submitted comments.
Your Committee is concerned about the numerous complaints regarding the management and operations of the Historic Preservation Division. Your Committee believes that it is appropriate that the Legislature exercise its oversight responsibilities in requesting this audit.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Legislative Management that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.C.R. No. 178, H.D. 1, and recommends that it be referred to the Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Legislative Management,
NATHAN SUZUKI, Chair