STAND. COM. REP. NO. 604
RE: S.B. No. 315
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. 315 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE STATE OF HAWAII MUSEUM OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose and intent of this measure is to appropriate moneys for the State of Hawaii Museum of Natural and Cultural History.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Bishop Museum.
Your Committee finds that the moneys appropriated by this measure will allow the State of Hawaii Museum of Natural and Cultural History to continue to protect the State's irreplaceable collections and primary source knowledge and to serve as a global resource on Hawaii's natural history and cultural heritage.
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 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. 315, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 315, S.D. 1, and be placed on the calendar for Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Ways and Means,
DONOVAN M. DELA CRUZ, Chair