STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2158
RE: S.B. No. 1417
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 1417, S.D. 2, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO FILIPINO VETERANS BURIAL ASSISTANCE,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The Hawai‘i Civil Rights Commission; Filipina Advocacy Network; O‘ahu County Democrats Legislative Priorities Committee of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i; Hawaii Filipino Lawyers Association; Filipino Veterans Recognition and Education Project, Region 11; and Law Office of Abelina Madrid Shaw, AAL, LLLC submitted testimony in support of this measure. The Department of Defense and Department of Budget and Finance provided comments.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Removing its preamble; 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 Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 1417, S.D. 2, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 1417, S.D. 2, H.D. 1.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair