CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REP. NO. 15

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                 , 2015

 

RE:    S.B. No. 868

       S.D. 1

       H.D. 2

       C.D. 1

 

 

 

Honorable Donna Mercado Kim

President of the Senate

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Madam and Sir:

 

     Your Committee on Conference on the disagreeing vote of the Senate to the amendments proposed by the House of Representatives in S.B. No. 868, S.D. 1, H.D. 2, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO LIQUOR COMMISSIONS,"

 

having met, and after full and free discussion, has agreed to recommend and does recommend to the respective Houses the final passage of this bill in an amended form.

 

     The purpose of this measure is to:

 

     (1)  Authorize each county liquor commission to regulate dancing on licensed premises; and

 

     (2)  Require each county liquor commission that regulates dancing to adopt or amend rules regarding dancing in premises licensed to sell liquor for consumption thereon and define the term "dancing", no later than October 1, 2015.

 

 

     Your Committee on Conference finds that this measure will provide each county liquor commission with the authority to regulate dancing on licensed premises and require each county liquor commission that regulates dancing to adopt or amend rules regarding dancing in premises licensed to sell liquor.  Implementation of this measure will enable county liquor commissions to provide patrons with an understanding of and guidelines regarding any implemented dancing regulations.

 

     Your Committee on Conference has amended this measure by inserting an effective date of upon approval.

 

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the managers of your Committee on Conference that is attached to this report, your Committee on Conference is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 868, S.D. 1, H.D. 2, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Final Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 868, S.D. 1, H.D. 2, C.D. 1.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the managers:

 

ON THE PART OF THE HOUSE

 

ON THE PART OF THE SENATE

 

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DEREK S.K. KAWAKAMI, Co-Chair

 

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WILL ESPERO, Chair

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ANGUS L.K. MCKELVEY, Co-Chair

 

 

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KYLE T. YAMASHITA, Co-Chair