STAND. COM. REP. NO.  800-20

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2020

 

RE:   H.B. No. 2594

      H.D. 2

 

 

 

 

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. 2594, H.D. 2, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose of this measure is to establish the Blockchain Working Group to determine a definition for blockchain technology and make recommendations for individuals, businesses, and state agencies to use blockchain technology.

 

     Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from four individuals.  Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Office of Enterprise Technology Services, Hawaii Technology Development Corporation, Punchbowl and King LLC, and two individuals.

 

     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. 2594, H.D. 2, 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