STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1337

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2015

 

RE: H.C.R. No. 74

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 Ocean, Marine Resources, & Hawaiian Affairs, to which was referred H.C.R. No. 74 entitled:

 

"HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE AHA MOKU ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO ENGAGE STAKEHOLDERS IN ORDER TO DEVELOP AND ADOPT RULES FOR ITS OPERATION AND ADMINISTRATION,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to enable the Aha Moku Advisory Committee to fulfil its intended statutory functions and purpose by requesting that the Committee engage with stakeholders and relevant state agencies to develop and adopt administrative rules for its own operations and administration.

 

The Aha Moku Advisory Committee, Poo-Aha Kiole o Molokai, Aha Moku O Kahikinui, and several individuals submitted testimony in support of this measure. The Office of Hawaiian Affairs submitted comments.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by adding the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs to the entities asked to assist the Advisory Committee with creating rules for the Advisory Committee's operations and administration.


As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Ocean, Marine Resources, & Hawaiian Affairs that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.C.R. No. 74, as amended herein, and recommends that it be referred to the Committee on Finance in the form attached hereto as H.C.R. No. 74, H.D. 1.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Ocean, Marine Resources, & Hawaiian Affairs,

 

 

 

 

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KANIELA ING, Chair