STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1546-18
RE: H.R. No. 64
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Public Safety, to which was referred H.R. No. 64 entitled:
"HOUSE RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION TO REQUIRE ALL TELEVISION STATIONS THAT BROADCAST IN HAWAII TO DEDICATE TIME SLOTS TO EDUCATE THE GENERAL PUBLIC THROUGH PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS ON HOW TO PREPARE FOR NATURAL AND MAN-MADE DISASTERS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to request the Federal Communications Commission to require all television stations that broadcast in Hawaii to dedicate time slots in their programs to educate the general public through public service announcements on how to prepare for natural and man-made disasters.
The Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i supported this measure.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Public Safety that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.R. No. 64 and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Public Safety,
GREGG TAKAYAMA, Chair