STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1525

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2013

 

RE: S.B. No. 897

S.D. 1

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Seventh State Legislature

Regular Session of 2013

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 897, S.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to provide a legislative means to fund Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund costs for executive branch employees in collective bargaining unit (4) and their excluded counterparts for fiscal biennium 2013-2015.

 

The Department of Budget and Finance, University of Hawaii, and Hawaii Government Employees Association supported this measure.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by:

 

(1) Changing its effective date to July 1, 2030, to encourage further discussion; 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 S.B. No. 897, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 897, S.D. 1, H.D. 1.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair