STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1119
RE: H.B. No. 1195
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. 1195, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO FEDERAL WORKERS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Establishing the Federal Furlough Loan Program (Program), which authorizes the Director of Finance to issue interest-free loans to furloughed or excepted federal employees affected by the federal shutdown furlough; provided that the loans are used only for making current mortgage or rent payments; and
(2) Providing an emergency appropriation to implement the Program.
The O‘ahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i and Oahu County Democrats testified in support of this measure. The Department of Budget and Finance provided comments on this measure.
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. 1195, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair