STAND. COM. REP. NO.  908-20

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2020

 

RE:   H.B. No. 1622

      H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2020

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

     Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1622, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO TOURISM,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose of this measure is to amend the allocation of the transient accommodations tax for the operation of a Hawaiian center and museum of Hawaiian music and dance to also include development of the center and museum.

 

     Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Hawaii Tourism Authority.  Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Tax Foundation of Hawaii and one individual.

 

     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 H.B. No. 1622, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

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

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair