STAND. COM. REP. NO. 985-18
RE: H.B. No. 2172
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 H.B. No. 2172, H.D. 2, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Establish an Office of Strategic Partnerships and Development within the University of Hawaii (UH) to coordinate, develop, and manage public-private partnerships that benefit UH's interests; and
(2) Appropriate funds for the hiring of full-time permanent positions within UH for staff to develop and manage the Office of Strategic Partnerships and Development.
UH, Ho‘omanapono Political Action Committee, Ho‘omana Pono, LLC, Ulupono Initiative, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, and Hawaii Cattlemen's Council supported this measure. The Department of Accounting and General Services provided comments on 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 H.B. No. 2172, H.D. 2, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair