STAND. COM. REP. NO. 836
RE: H.B. No. 825
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2021
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 825, H.D. 2, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO EMERGENCY POWERS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to specify that the Governor's emergency powers include the ability to assume control, use, or operation of any state facility at no cost or requirement of compensation.
Your Committee received testimony in opposition to this measure from the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency and one individual. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the League of Women Voters of Hawaii.
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. 825, H.D. 2, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair