STAND. COM. REP. NO. 137

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2017

 

RE: H.B. No. 1094

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 Ocean, Marine Resources, & Hawaiian Affairs, to which was referred H.B. No. 1094 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO PERSONAL PRIVACY,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to protect the sensitive content of homestead application files and homestead lease files by specifying that certain Department of Hawaiian Home Lands homestead applicant and lessee files are not required to be disclosed or open to public inspection.

 

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, Keaukaha Community Association, Hoomana Pono, LLC., Ka Lahui Hawaii Political Action Committee, and several individuals testified in support of this measure. The Office of Information Practices and Civil Beat Law Center for the Public Interest commented on this measure.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by making technical nonsubstantive changes for clarity, consistency, and style.

 

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 is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1094, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1094, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Judiciary.

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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KANIELA ING, Chair