STAND. COM. REP. NO. 362

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 532

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 Economic Development & Business, to which was referred H.B. No. 532 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO GOVERNMENT DATA,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to establish a Chief Data Officer and a Data Task Force in the Office of Enterprise Technology to develop, implement, and manage statewide data policies, procedures, and standards; and to facilitate data sharing across state agencies.

 

The Department of Education, Office of Enterprise Technology Services, Civil Beat Law Center for the Public Interest, Ulupono Initiative, Transform Hawaii Government, and Hawaii Advocates for Consumer Rights testified in support of this measure. The Office of Information Practices provided comments.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by:

 

(1) Changing the effective date to July 1, 2112, to promote further discussion; 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 Economic Development & Business that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 532, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 532, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Economic Development & Business,

 

 

 

 

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ANGUS L.K. McKELVEY, Chair