STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1711
RE: H.C.R. No. 168
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection, to which was referred H.C.R. No. 168 entitled:
"HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO EVALUATE AND IDENTIFY POTENTIAL SOURCES AND MEANS OF FUNDING AVAILABLE TO PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR AND HELP MAINTAIN THE HAWAII WILDLIFE CENTER FACILITY AND HAWAII'S ENDANGERED WILDLIFE,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to request the Department of Health to convene a task force to evaluate and identify potential sources and means of funding available to provide support and help maintain the Hawaii Wildlife Center facility to protect the public and Hawaii's endangered wildlife.
The Hawai‘i Wildlife Center and an individual supported this measure. The Department of Health opposed this measure. The Department of Land and Natural Resources provided comments.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.C.R. No. 168 and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection,
NICOLE E. LOWEN, Chair