STAND. COM. REP. NO. 858

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 445

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 445, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR WATER REUSE,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to authorize the issuance of general obligation bonds for capital improvements to the State's water reuse systems as follows:

 

(1) Kanaha Beach Park Greywater Reuse Demonstration Project; and

 

(2) Kealakehe Wastewater Treatment Facility.

 

The Board of Water Supply of the City and County of Honolulu, Ulupono Initiative, The Nature Conservancy of Hawaii, Hawaii Community Foundation, One World One Water, and Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii testified in support of this measure. The Department of Health 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. 445, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair