STAND. COM. REP. NO. 3238
RE: H.B. No. 283
Honorable Shan S. Tsutsui
President of the Senate
Twenty-Sixth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2012
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Ways and Means, to which was referred H.B. No. 283, H.D. 1, S.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO STATE FUNDS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose and intent of this measure is to:
(1) Authorize the transfer of moneys from the agricultural loan revolving fund to the pest inspection, quarantine, and eradication fund; and
(2) Appropriate moneys for a program to contract and eradicate the coffee berry borer.
Your Committee finds that this measure will aid the Department of Agriculture in the control and eradication of the coffee berry borer.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Changing the amount of funds to be transferred and appropriated to unspecified sums; and
(2) Making technical nonsubstantive amendments for the purposes of clarity and style.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Ways and Means that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 283, H.D. 1, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 283, H.D. 1, S.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Ways and Means,
DAVID Y. IGE, Chair