STAND. COM. REP. NO. 382

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 901

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Labor & Public Employment, to which was referred H.B. No. 901 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to:

 

(1) Reduce the number of paper copies of government publications required to be deposited with the State Publications Distribution Center; and

 

(2) Require state and county agencies to deposit an electronic copy with the State Publications Distribution Center in a format as prescribed by the State Librarian.

 

The Department of Defense; Department of Taxation; Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs; Department of Labor and Industrial Relations; Department of Education; Office of Information Practices; Department of Accounting and General Services; Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism; Department of Transportation; Hawaii State Public Library System; University of Hawaii System; Hawaii Health Systems Corporation; Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii; and a concerned individual supported this measure.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by changing its effective date to January 1, 2050, to encourage further discussion on this measure.

 

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. 901, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 901, 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,

 

 

 

 

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AARON LING JOHANSON, Chair