STAND. COM. REP. NO. 718
RE: H.B. No. 123
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Agriculture, to which was referred H.B. No. 123 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to abolish the Hawaii Department of Agriculture Biocontrol Foreign Exploration Special Fund pursuant to the recommendation by the Auditor in Report No. 18-15 and to transfer the unencumbered balances to the general fund.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Changing its effective date to July 1, 2150, to encourage further discussion on this measure; and
(2) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity, consistency, and style.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Agriculture that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 123, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 123, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Agriculture,
RICHARD P. CREAGAN, Chair