STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1260
RE: H.B. No. 739
Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi
President of the Senate
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Energy, Economic Development, and Tourism, to which was referred H.B. No. 739, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose and intent of this measure is to appropriate or authorize funds for programs of the Hawaii Tourism Authority under the purview of the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority.
Your Committee finds that this measure expresses programs or positions, maximum sums appropriated or authorized, or means of financing indicated for programs of the Hawaii Tourism Authority to be incorporated into the General Appropriations Act of 2019, or other appropriate legislative vehicle, or to be adopted separately. As such, your Committee requests your Committee on Ways and Means to incorporate the items in this measure into the appropriate legislative vehicle or amend this measure to include any provisions necessary to effectuate its purpose and intent.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Energy, Economic Development, and Tourism that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 739, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be referred to your Committee on Ways and Means.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Energy, Economic Development, and Tourism,
GLENN WAKAI, Chair