STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2876
RE: S.B. No. 2204
Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi
President of the Senate
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Ways and Means, to which was referred S.B. No. 2204 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HAWAII STATE CAPITOL,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose and intent of this measure is to appropriate funds to the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts for the planning and coordination of the fiftieth anniversary celebration of the Hawaii State Capitol.
Your Committee received written comments in support of this measure from the Center for Hawaiian Sovereignty Studies.
Your Committee finds that the task force established pursuant to Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 81, Regular Session of 2016, to plan and coordinate the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Hawaii State Capitol, requires support in order to arrange the various program activities and events that will take place from March 15, 2018, through March 15, 2019.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Changing the appropriation from $100,000 to an unspecified amount; and
(2) Changing the effective date to July 1, 2050, to facilitate further discussion on the measure.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Ways and Means that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 2204, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 2204, S.D. 1.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Ways and Means,
DONOVAN M. DELA CRUZ, Chair