CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REP. NO. 119-18

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2018

 

RE: H.B. No. 2594

H.D. 2

S.D. 2

C.D. 1

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2018

State of Hawaii

 

Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi

President of the Senate

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2018

State of Hawaii

 

Sirs:

 

Your Committee on Conference on the disagreeing vote of the House of Representatives to the amendments proposed by the Senate in H.B. No. 2594, H.D. 2, S.D. 2, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE KAHOOLAWE ISLAND RESERVE COMMISSION,"

 

having met, and after full and free discussion, has agreed to recommend and does recommend to the respective Houses the final passage of this bill in an amended form.

 

The purpose of this measure is to appropriate funds for the Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission (Commission) to restore, preserve, and determine the appropriate uses of Kahoolawe Island, and to fund one full-time equivalent permanent cultural resource project coordinator position for the Commission.

 

Your Committee on Conference has amended this measure by:

 

(1) Changing the appropriation for the Commission's operating costs for restoring, preserving, and determining the appropriate uses of Kahoolawe Island from an unspecified amount to $100,000;

 

(2) Changing the appropriation for the Commission to fund one full-time equivalent permanent cultural resource project coordinator position from an unspecified amount to $53,000; and

 

(3) Changing its effective date to July 1, 2018.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the managers of your Committee on Conference that is attached to this report, your Committee on Conference is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 2594, H.D. 2, S.D. 2, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Final Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 2594, H.D. 2, S.D. 2, C.D. 1.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the managers:

 

ON THE PART OF THE SENATE

 

ON THE PART OF THE HOUSE

 

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KARL RHOADS

Chair

 

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KANIELA ING

Co-Chair

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J. KALANI ENGLISH

Co-Chair

 

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RYAN I. YAMANE

Co-Chair

 

 

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LYNN DECOITE

Co-Chair