STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2693
RE: S.B. No. 3005
Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi
President of the Senate
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2020
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Energy, Economic Development, and Tourism, to which was referred S.B. No. 3005 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose and intent of this measure is to appropriate funds for operating expenses of the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism; Hawaii State Energy Office; Office of Planning; University of Hawai‘i System; Aloha Stadium Board; Hawaii Technology Development Corporation; Chamber of Commerce Hawaii; Oceanit; Makai Ocean Engineer, Inc.; Adnoviv, Inc.; Hawaii Venture Capital Association; Aloha Edibles, Inc; Mana Up; Nalu Scientific, LLC; Spectrum Photonics; Purple Mai‘a Foundation; Blue Startups; Sultan Ventures; Hawaii Business Group Incorporated; RevaComm, Inc.; Hyperspective Studios, Inc.; Island Plastic Bags, Inc.; Hawai‘i Innovation Lab; Experiad; Coastal Windows, Inc.; Island Maid, Inc.; Hawaii Aquaculture and Aquaponics Association; NMG Network; Referentia Systems Incorporated; TRUE Initaitve, Hawaii Executive Collaborative; Premier Solutions HI, LLC; Tow Choice; Diamond Bakery Co., Ltd.; and nine individuals.
Your Committee finds that this measure expresses adjustments to the programs or positions included, maximum sums appropriated or authorized, or means of financing indicated for the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism in the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020.
Your Committee's intent in recommending this measure for passage is for the adjustments expressed to be incorporated into the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020 or other appropriate legislative vehicle or to be adopted separately. As such, your Committee requests your Committee on Ways and Means to incorporate the adjustments expressed by this measure into the appropriate legislative vehicle or amend this measure to include any provisions necessary to effectuate its purpose and intent.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Energy, Economic Development, and Tourism that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 3005 and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be referred to your Committee on Ways and Means.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Energy, Economic Development, and Tourism,
GLENN WAKAI, Chair