STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1021

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2017

 

RE: H.B. No. 14

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2017

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 14 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO KEKAHA KAI STATE PARK,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to save lives and prevent injury at Kua Bay, Kekaha Kai State Park on the island of Hawaii by appropriating funds for the employment of state lifeguards and for necessary equipment to be used by the lifeguards in the course of their work.

 

The Mayor of the County of Hawaii; Councilmember of the County of Hawaii, Council District 8 North Kona; Hawaii Fire Department; Daniel R. Sayre Memorial Foundation; and several individuals testified in support of this measure. The Department of Land and Natural Resources provided comments on this measure.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by:

 

(1) Amending the appropriations to unspecified amounts;

 

(2) Changing its effective date to July 1, 2030, to facilitate further discussion; and

 

(3) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity, consistency, and style.

 

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. 14, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 14, H.D. 1.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair