STAND. COM. REP. NO. 866
RE: H.B. No. 624
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. 624, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE STRUCTURE OF GOVERNMENT,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Transfer the rights, powers, functions, and duties of the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation and Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation to the University of Hawaii; and
(2) Appropriate funds to the University of Hawaii for the succession and implementation of the rights, powers, functions, and duties of the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation and Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation.
Blue Startups provided testimony in opposition to this measure. The University of Hawai‘i System, Hawaii Technology Development Corporation, Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation, and We Are One, Inc. 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. 624, 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