STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1903-08
RE: H.B. No. 2250
Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Fourth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2008
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 2250 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this bill is to protect the air transportation needs of Hawaii's residents and visitors to Hawaii by:
(1) Establishing a statutory scheme for the regulation of inter-island air carriers in Hawaii by an Air Carrier Commission; and
(2) Providing that this enabling legislation will not take effect until the United States Congress enacts enabling legislation to permit state regulation of inter-island air carriers.
The Representative of the 8th District and a concerned individual supported this bill.
Your Committee has amended this bill by:
(1) Removing the repeal provision; and
(2) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity, consistency, and style.
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. 2250, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 2250, H.D. 1.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
MARCUS R. OSHIRO, Chair