STAND. COM. REP. NO.  398

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2015

 

RE:   H.B. No. 896

      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 Judiciary, to which was referred H.B. No. 896 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE, ITS OFFICERS, OR ITS EMPLOYEES,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose of this measure is to satisfy claims against the State, its officers, or its employees, including claims for legislative relief, judgments against the State, settlements, and miscellaneous claims by appropriating funds.

 

     The Department of the Attorney General testified in support of this measure.

 

     Your Committee has amended this measure by incorporating the testimony of the Attorney General, which outlined six new claims that have been resolved since the introduction of this measure and corrected the amount of one claim already included in this measure in its original draft.

 

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 896, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 896, H.D. 1, and be referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

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

 

 

 

 

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KARL RHOADS, Chair