STAND. COM. REP. NO. 786
RE: S.B. No. 1054
Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi
President of the Senate
Thirty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2021
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Ways and Means, to which was referred S.B. No. 1054, S.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE BROWNFIELDS CLEANUP REVOLVING LOAN FUND,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose and intent of this measure is to authorize the use of moneys in the Brownfields Cleanup Revolving Fund for the issuance of grants to eligible entities for brownfields site assessments and related site cleanup and monitoring activities.
Your Committee received written comments in support of this measure from the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism; Office of Planning; and Department of Planning and Permitting of the City and County of Honolulu.
Your Committee finds that, due to the increased demand for moneys for brownfields site assessments, cleanup, and monitoring activities, expanding the eligible uses of moneys in the Brownfields Cleanup Revolving Fund to include these activities will result in more effective and timely use of those moneys.
Your Committee has amended this measure by making technical nonsubstantive amendments for purposes of clarity, consistency, 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. 1054, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 1054, S.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Ways and Means,
DONOVAN M. DELA CRUZ, Chair