STAND. COM. REP. NO. 323-20
RE: H.B. No. 2422
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2020
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs, to which was referred H.B. No. 2422 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE DIVISION OF BOATING AND OCEAN RECREATION,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to require the State Auditor to conduct a comprehensive performance and management audit of the Department of Land and Natural Resources' Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from Lady Ann Cruises, Inc.; and seven individuals. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Department of Land and Natural Resources and Office of the Auditor.
Your Committee finds that numerous public concerns have been raised pertaining to the management and performance of the Department of Land and Natural Resources' Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation. Requiring a comprehensive performance and management audit of the division is a step toward improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the division.
Your Committee has amended this measure by changing the effective date to July 1, 2050, to encourage further discussion.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 2422, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 2422, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs,
RYAN I. YAMANE, Chair