STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1238

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

 

RE: H.B. No. 418

H.D. 2

S.D. 1

 

 

 

Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi

President of the Senate

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Labor, Culture and the Arts, to which was referred H.B. No. 418, H.D. 2, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose and intent of this measure is to appropriate or authorize funds for programs of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts and Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii.

 

Your Committee finds that this measure expresses programs or positions, maximum sums appropriated or authorized, or means of financing indicated for programs of the Department of Accounting and General Services to be incorporated into the General Appropriations Act of 2019, or other appropriate legislative vehicle, or to be adopted separately.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by:

 

(1) Inserting an effective date of July 1, 2019; and

 

(2) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for the purposes of clarity and consistency.

 

Your Committee requests that if your Committee on Ways and Means passes this measure that it consider incorporating the items in this measure into the appropriate legislative vehicle or amend this measure to include any provisions necessary to effectuate its purpose and intent.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Labor, Culture and the Arts that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 418, H.D. 2, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 418, H.D. 2, S.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Ways and Means.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Labor, Culture and the Arts,

 

 

 

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BRIAN T. TANIGUCHI, Chair