STAND. COM. REP. NO.  625

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2015

 

RE:   H.B. No. 527

      H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

     Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 527 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR STATE LIFEGUARDS,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose of this measure is to promote public safety by appropriating funds to provide lifeguards for Kua Bay located at Kekaha Kai State Park on the island of Hawaii, an area under the jurisdiction of the Department of Land and Natural Resources.

 

     The Department of Land and Natural Resources provided comments on this measure.

 

     Your Committee has amended this measure by:

 

(1)  Changing the appropriation for lifeguard services to an unspecified amount;

 

(2)  Changing its effective date to July 1, 2030, to encourage further discussion; and

 

(3)  Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for the purposes of 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 H.B. No. 527, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 527, H.D. 1, and be placed on the calendar for Third Reading.

 

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

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair