STAND. COM. REP. NO. 809
RE: S.B. No. 1112
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. 1112, S.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose and intent of this measure is to amend the minimum appointment eligibility requirements for the position of Adjutant General.
Your Committee received no written comments on this measure.
Your Committee finds that Hawaii's Adjutant General oversees more than six thousand citizen soldiers and other personnel and plays a critical role in the State's defense. This measure clarifies and enhances the eligibility requirements for this important position.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Changing the effective date to July 1, 2050, to facilitate further discussion on the measure; and
(2) Making technical nonsubstantive changes 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. 1112, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 1112, S.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Ways and Means,
DONOVAN M. DELA CRUZ, Chair