STAND. COM. REP. NO. 683
RE: H.B. No. 625
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Labor & Public Employment, to which was referred H.B. No. 625 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Repeal the Department of Human Resources Development and transfer its functions, employees, and assets to the Department of Budget and Finance; and
(2) Replace the Director of Human Resources Development with the Director of Taxation in various statutory provisions which use the director's salary as the basis for determining the salaries of certain other state officials.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Changing its effective date to January 1, 2050, to encourage 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 Labor & Public Employment that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 625, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 625, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Labor & Public Employment,
AARON LING JOHANSON, Chair