STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2144

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: S.B. No. 752

S.D. 1

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 752, S.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO AGRICULTURE,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to appropriate funds to the University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources for research on and prevention of the spread of ornamental ginger pathogens.

 

The Department of Agriculture, Land Use Research Foundation of Hawaii, Hawaii Farm Bureau, Maui County Farm Bureau, and numerous concerned individuals supported this measure. The University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources offered comments on this measure.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by:

 

(1) Deleting 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. 752, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 752, S.D. 1, H.D. 1.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair