STAND. COM. REP. NO. 440-18
RE: H.B. No. 2091
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committees on Veterans, Military, & International Affairs, & Culture and the Arts and Public Safety, to which was referred H.B. No. 2091 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO HOMELAND SECURITY,"
beg leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to protect public health, safety, and security by:
(1) Establishing the Hawaii State Fusion Center as a program under the Office of Homeland Security to monitor, identify, and respond to threats in coordination with multidisciplinary local, state, and federal agencies; and
(2) Establishing the position of Hawaii State Fusion Center Director to manage the operations of the Hawaii State Fusion Center.
The Department of Human Services, Department of Transportation, Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, Board of Water Supply of the City and County of Honolulu, Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc., Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc., Maui Electric Company, Ltd., Retail Merchants of Hawaii, Ho'omana Pono LLC, Ho'omana Pono Political Action Committee, and three concerned individuals testified in support of this measure.
Your Committees have amended this measure by changing its effective date to December 23, 2083, to facilitate further discussion.
As affirmed by the records of votes of the members of your Committees on Veterans, Military, & International Affairs, & Culture and the Arts and Public Safety that are attached to this report, your Committees are in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 2091, as amended herein, and recommend that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 2091, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committees on Veterans, Military, & International Affairs, & Culture and the Arts and Public Safety,
GREGG TAKAYAMA, Chair
MATTHEW S. LOPRESTI, Chair