STAND. COM. REP. NO.  11

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2015

 

RE:   H.B. No. 930

 

 

 

 

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. 930 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose of this measure is to provide an emergency appropriation of $670,400 in general funds to assist the Office of the Governor in meeting budgetary shortfalls related to the gubernatorial transition, including payroll costs, equipment leases, professional organizational dues, media subscriptions, protocol expenses, and travel costs.

 

Pursuant to requirements set forth in Article VII, Section 9, of the Hawaii State Constitution, the Governor, in Governor's Message No. 165 to the Legislature, requested immediate consideration and passage of this bill by the legislature to meet budgetary shortfalls related to the gubernatorial transition.

 

     The Office of the Governor and an individual testified in support of this measure.

 

     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. 930 and recommends that it pass Second Reading 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