STAND. COM. REP. NO. 473-20

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2020

 

RE: H.B. No. 2500

 

 

 

 

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. 2500 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to adjust and make additional appropriations for operating costs of the Executive Branch for fiscal biennium 2019-2021.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Department of Human Services, Department of Health, University of Hawaii System, Ke Ao Halii, and The Trust for Public Land. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Department of Education, Department of Accounting and General Services, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, Department of Transportation, Department of Agriculture, Hawaii Public Housing Authority, Early Learning Board, Hawaii State Public Library System, Hawaii Health Systems Corporation, and Executive Office on Early Learning.

 

Your Committee finds that this measure, also knowns as the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020, adjusts amounts appropriated or authorized for Executive Branch agencies and programs in the General Appropriations Act of 2019.

 

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. 2500 and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be placed on the calendar for Third Reading.

 

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

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair