STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1430

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                  

 

RE:    H.B. No. 896

       H.D. 1

       S.D. 2

 

 

 

Honorable Donna Mercado Kim

President of the Senate

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Madam:

 

     Your Committee on Ways and Means, to which was referred H.B. No. 896, H.D. 1, S.D. 1, 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 and intent of this measure is to appropriate funds to satisfy claims against the State, its officers, and its employees.

 

     Your Committee received written comments in support of this measure from the Department of the Attorney General.

 

     Your Committee finds that the State has a responsibility to promptly satisfy all claims against the State upon the resolution of those claims.

 

     Your Committee has amended this measure by changing the effective date to July 1, 2050, to facilitate further discussion.

 

     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 H.B. No. 896, H.D. 1, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 896, H.D. 1, S.D. 2.

 

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

 

 

 

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JILL N. TOKUDA, Chair