STAND. COM. REP. NO. 3006
RE: S.B. No. 3088
Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi
President of the Senate
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2020
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Ways and Means, to which was referred S.B. No. 3088, S.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose and intent of this measure is to appropriate funds to the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to support the State's international sister state relations.
Your Committee received written comments in support of this measure from the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism.
Your Committee finds that the State has formal sister state relations with eighteen foreign states. Your Committee further finds that this measure will help to fund the costs to recognize and celebrate the significant anniversaries with various sister states in Japan, the Philippines, and Korea over the next two years.
Your Committee has amended this measure by making technical nonsubstantive changes to correct a spelling error and for purposes of clarity and style.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Ways and Means that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 3088, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 3088, S.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Ways and Means,
DONOVAN M. DELA CRUZ, Chair