STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1917-18
RE: S.B. No. 2661
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 2661, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to affirm the State's commitment to conservation, sustainability, and economic development by codifying in state law, the seventeen United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and Indicators.
The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Department of Education, Department of Transportation, Department of Human Services, Office of Planning, Airport Concessionaires Committee, Hawaii State Teachers Association, Polynesian Voyaging Society, General Contractors Association of Hawaii, The Nature Conservancy of Hawai‘i, Hawai‘i Green Growth, Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii, and Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i supported this measure.
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 S.B. No. 2661, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair