STAND. COM. REP. NO. 892-20
RE: H.B. No. 1689
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2020
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1689, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO ANIMAL FUR PRODUCTS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from The Humane Society of the United States; Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association; Animal Legal Defense Fund; Pono Advocacy, Animal Welfare Institute; In Defense of Animals; Fur Free Society, Inc.; InStyle; For Forgotten Felines; Four Paws USA; People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals; Born Free USA; International Anti Fur Coalition; Stella McCartney Ltd.; and four individuals. Your Committee received testimony in opposition to this measure from one individual. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.
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. 1689, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair