STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1250
RE: H.B. No. 172
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. 172, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE BUDGET OF THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
Kamehameha Schools, The Queen's Health Systems, Kua‘āina Ulu ‘Auamo, O‘ahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i, and several individuals submitted testimony in support of this measure. The Center for Hawaiian Sovereignty Studies and an individual submitted testimony in opposition to this measure. The Office of the Auditor, Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement, and many individuals submitted 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. 172, 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