STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2056
RE: H.B. No. 942
Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi
President of the Senate
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Ways and Means, to which was referred H.B. No. 942, H.D. 2, S.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE, ITS OFFICERS, OR ITS EMPLOYEES,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose and intent of this measure is to make appropriations to satisfy claims against the State, its officers, or its employees.
Your Committee received written comments in support of this measure from the Department of the Attorney General.
Your Committee received written comments on this measure from the Department of Land and Natural Resources.
Your Committee finds that the timely passage of this measure will minimize the State's obligation to pay interest on the amounts necessary to satisfy the applicable claims.
Your Committee has amended this measure by changing the effective date to July 1, 2050, to facilitate further discussion on the measure.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Ways and Means that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 942, H.D. 2, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 942, H.D. 2, S.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Ways and Means,
DONOVAN M. DELA CRUZ, Chair