STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1845-18

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2018

 

RE: H.R. No. 69

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2018

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Water & Land, to which was referred H.R. No. 69 entitled:

 

"HOUSE RESOLUTION REQUESTING A MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE SPECIAL LAND AND DEVELOPMENT FUND AND THE OPERATING BUDGET OF THE LAND DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to request a management audit of the Special Land and Development Fund and the operating budget of the Land Division of the Department of Land and Natural Resources.

 

The Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii and two individuals supported this measure. The Department of Land and Natural Resources opposed this measure. The Office of the Auditor provided comments.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by:

 

(1) Amending its title to read: "REQUESTING AN AUDIT OF VARIOUS FUNDS AND PROGRAMS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES";

 

(2) Adding new language requesting that the Auditor conduct an audit of the forest carbon projects administered by the Department of Land and Natural Resources; and

 

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

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Water & Land that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.R. No. 69, as amended herein, and recommends its adoption in the form attached hereto as H.R. No. 69, H.D. 1.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Water & Land,

 

 

 

 

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RYAN I. YAMANE, Chair