STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1265

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2015

 

RE:   H.C.R. No. 207

 

 

 

 

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.C.R. No. 207 entitled:

 

"HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING AN AUDIT OF ALL STATE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES UTILIZING STATE FUNDS FOR OUTSIDE COUNSEL,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose of this measure requests an audit of all state departments and agencies utilizing state funds for outside counsel

 

     An individual Raj Kumar offered testimony in support.  The Attorney General and Grassroot Institute of Hawaii offered comments

 

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.C.R. No. 207 and recommends that it 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