STAND. COM. REP. NO. 972
RE: H.B. No. 588
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. 588, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Require the State Sustainability Coordinator of the Office of Planning to complete a holistic and comprehensive study and plan for green infrastructure opportunities in the State; and
(2) Appropriate funds to complete the green infrastructure study and plan.
The Office of Planning, Healthy Climate Communities, O‘ahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i, and a few concerned individuals testified in support of 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. 588, 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