STAND. COM. REP. NO. 858-20
RE: H.B. No. 2439
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. 2439, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to appropriate funds to the University of Hawaii Water Resources Research Center for the research and development of specialized equipment for effectively and efficiently removing plastic marine debris from shores and beaches.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Climate Protectors Coalition and three individuals. Your Committee received comments on this measure from one member of the Hawaii County Council.
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. 2439, 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