STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1821-12
RE: S.C.R. No. 143
Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Sixth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2012
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.C.R. No. 143, S.D. 1, entitled:
"SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE STATE'S FULL COMPLIANCE WITH THE UNITED STATES OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET'S STATISTICAL POLICY DIRECTIVE NO. 15, ENTITLED "RACE AND ETHNIC STANDARDS FOR FEDERAL STATISTICS AND ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTING", AND THE PUBLICATION OF COLLECTED RACE AND ETHNICITY DATA SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to request the State’s full compliance with the United States Office of Management and Budget’s Statistical Policy Directive No. 15, entitled “Race and Ethnic Standards for Federal Statistics and Administrative Reporting”, and the publication of collected race and ethnicity data subject to applicable state and federal laws.
Your Committees received testimony in support of this measure from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of S.C.R. No. 143, S.D. 1, and recommends its adoption.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
MARCUS R. OSHIRO, Chair