STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1113
RE: H.B. No. 889
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. 889, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to establish the Office of Public-Private Partnership to help the State and the counties undertake certain capital improvement projects in a more efficient and cost-effective manner by allowing more innovative project delivery methods.
The Office of Planning submitted testimony in support of this measure. The Department of Transportation; State Procurement Office; The Chamber of Commerce Hawaii; Hawaii Government Employees Association, AFSCME Local 152, AFL-CIO; United Public Workers, AFSCME, Local 646, ALF-CIO; Ulupono Initiative; and Building Industry Association of Hawaii 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. 889, 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