STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1495
RE: S.B. No. 1213
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 S.B. No. 1213, S.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO PROCUREMENT FILING FEE,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to provide a funding mechanism to partially cover the costs to conduct procurement bid challenge hearings by requiring a party initiating a bid challenge to pay the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) a non-refundable filing fee for contracts with an estimated value of $500,000 or more.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Changing its effective date to January 1, 2050, to facilitate further discussion on this measure; and
(2) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity, consistency, and style.
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 S.B. No. 1213, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 1213, S.D. 1, 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