CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REP. NO. 120-18

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2018

 

RE: H.B. No. 2613

H.D. 1

S.D. 1

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. 2613, H.D. 1, S.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR HEEIA NATIONAL ESTUARINE RESEARCH RESERVE,"

 

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 fiscal year 2018-2019 to maintain the initial staff necessary to develop and manage the Heeia National Estuarine Research Reserve and its programs.

 

Your Committee on Conference has amended this measure by:

 

(1) Changing the unspecified appropriation to an amount of $150,000 and specifying that it shall be used for the hiring of 1.00 full-time equivalent position and operating costs;

(2) Changing its effective date to July 1, 2018; and

 

(3) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for the purposes of clarity, consistency, and style.

 

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. 2613, H.D. 1, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Final Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 2613, H.D. 1, S.D. 1, 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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KAIALI'I KAHELE

Chair

 

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KANIELA ING

Co-Chair

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KARL RHOADS

Co-Chair

 

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JARRETT KEOHOKALOLE

Co-Chair

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BRICKWOOD GALUTERIA

Co-Chair