STAND. COM. REP. NO. 732

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2021

 

RE: H.B. No. 1366

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirty-First State Legislature

Regular Session of 2021

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1366, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO FIREARMS,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to amend:

 

(1) The offense of manufacturing, purchasing, or obtaining firearm parts to assemble a firearm having no serial number to also prohibit possession of those firearm parts; and

 

(2) Act 74, Session Laws of Hawaii 2020, to repeal language that specified the prospective application of that Act.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Hawaii Police Department, Honolulu Police Department, Maui Police Department, and fourteen individuals. Your Committee received testimony in opposition to this measure from the Hawaii Firearms Coalition and five 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. 1366, H.D. 1, 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