STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1558-08

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2008

 

RE: H.C.R. No. 22

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Fourth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2008

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Public Safety & Military Affairs, to which was referred H.C.R. No. 22 entitled:

 

"HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING THE MONTH OF JUNE 2008 AS FILIPINO VETERANS APPRECIATION MONTH,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this concurrent resolution is to recognize the courageous services of Filipino veterans of World War II by proclaiming the month of June 2008, as "Filipino Veterans Appreciation Month."

 

The United Filipino Council of Hawaii, Congress of Visayan Organizations, Filipino American Citizens League, Filipino Coalition for Solidarity, National Federation of Filipino American Associations Region 12, World War II Fil-Am Veterans Hawaii Chapter, Philippine Nurses Association Hawaii, and Oahu Filipino Community Council supported this concurrent resolution.

 

Your Committee has amended this concurrent resolution by:

 

(1) Deleting provisions calling for the month of June 2008, to be declared as "Filipino Veterans Appreciation Month;"

 

(2) Changing the title to: RECOGNIZING THE COURAGEOUS CONTRIBUTIONS AND SERVICE OF THE FILIPINO VETERANS OF WORLD WAR II; and

 

(3) Making technical, nonsubstantive changes for clarity, consistency, and style.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Public Safety & Military Affairs that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.C.R. No. 22, as amended herein, and recommends its adoption in the form attached hereto as H.C.R. No. 22, H.D. 1.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Public Safety & Military Affairs,

 

 

 

 

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CINDY EVANS, Chair