STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1496-12
RE: S.B. No. 2167
Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Sixth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2012
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce, to which was referred S.B. No. 2167, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO PROFESSIONS AND VOCATIONS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to provide a more accurate description of the activities involved in the practice of land surveying by replacing the existing definition of "surveyor" or "land surveyor" with updated definitions that reflect the full scope of practice of land surveying.
This measure also clarifies the definition of "landscape architect".
The Board of Professional Engineers, Architects, Surveyors, and Landscape Architects and Hawaii Land Surveyors Association supported this measure. The Regulated Industries Complaints Office provided comments.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Changing its effective date to upon approval; 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 Consumer Protection & Commerce that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 2167, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 2167, S.D. 1, H.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce,
ROBERT N. HERKES, Chair