STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1808
RE: H.C.R. No. 134
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce, to which was referred H.C.R. No. 134 entitled:
"HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FOLLOW-UP ANALYSIS TO SUNRISE ANALYSIS: CHECK CASHING AND DEFERRED DEPOSIT AGREEMENTS (PAYDAY LOANS), REPORT NO. 05-11,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to request the Auditor to conduct a follow-up analysis to its 2005 study, Sunrise Analysis: Check Cashing and Deferred Deposit Agreements (Payday Loans), Report No. 05-11 for the purpose of collecting data and making recommendations on regulation of payday lenders.
Hawaii Check Cashing and Money Service Centers of Hawaii, Inc. submitted testimony in support of this measure. The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs and Office of the Auditor submitted comments.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.C.R. No. 134 and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce,
ROY M. TAKUMI, Chair