STAND. COM. REP. NO. 385
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 Labor & Public Employment, to which was referred H.B. No. 889 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 supported this measure. United Public Workers AFSCME Local 646, AFL-CIO opposed this measure. The Governor's Office, State Procurement Office, Department of Transportation, Building Industry Association of Hawaii, Hawaii Government Employees Association, AFSCME Local 152, AFL-CIO, Ulupono Initiative, and The Chamber of Commerce Hawaii provided comments.
Your Committee has amended this measure by changing the effective date to January 1, 2050, to encourage further discussion.
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. 889, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 889, 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