STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1118


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2019


RE:   H.B. No. 1146

      H.D. 1





Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii




     Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1146, H.D. 1, entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this measure is to:


     (1)  Require that past performance be considered in future bid selection of contractors for sole source contracts and any competitive sealed bids or proposal contracts that meet or exceed the small purchase threshold;


     (2)  Require procurement officers to include past performance in the specific factors considered in a determination of offeror responsibility; and


     (3)  Appropriate funds for implementation.


     The Department of Accounting and General Services and City and County of Honolulu Department of Design and Construction submitted testimony in opposition of this measure.  The State Procurement Office, Department of Land and Natural Resources, and Subcontractors Association of Hawaii provided comments.


     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. 1146, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.


Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,