STAND. COM. REP. NO.785-02
RE: S.B. No. 2412
Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2002
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Economic Development and Business Concerns, to which was referred S.B. No. 2412, S.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this bill is to appropriate an unspecified amount of funds to extend the economic development program of the Small Business Development Center at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Funds are to be used primarily for consultants to expand the delivery of services to small business owners.
The Hawaii Small Business Development Center Network and the Hawaii Island Economic Development Board supported this measure.
The Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism supported the intent of this bill.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Economic Development and Business Concerns that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 2412, S.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be referred to the Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Economic Development and Business Concerns,
LEI AHU ISA, Chair