STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2674

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                  

 

RE:    S.B. No. 2816

       S.D. 1

 

 

 

Honorable Donna Mercado Kim

President of the Senate

Twenty-Seventh State Legislature

Regular Session of 2014

State of Hawaii

 

Madam:

 

     Your Committee on Ways and Means, to which was referred S.B. No. 2816, S.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO SUPPORT UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COSTS,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to appropriate $33,500,000, for fiscal year 2014-2015, to fund employment costs for officers and employees within collective bargaining unit (7) and their excluded counterparts.

 

Your Committee received written comments in support of the measure from the Hawaii Government Employees Association.  The Department of Budget and Finance and the University of Hawaii System submitted written comments on this measure.

 

Your Committee finds that this measure is necessary to fund employment costs for officers and employees within collective bargaining unit (7), along with their excluded counterparts.

 

     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 S.B. No. 2816, S.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Ways and Means,

 

 

 

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DAVID Y. IGE, Chair