STAND. COM. REP. NO. 836

 

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 Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 532, H.D. 1, 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, Ulupono Initiative, Transform Hawaii Government, Elemental Excelerator, The Civil Beat Law Center for the Public Interest, and Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii testified in support of this measure. The Office of Information Practices provided comments.

 

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. 532, 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