STAND. COM. REP. NO.  325

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2015

 

RE:   H.B. No. 564

 

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

     Your Committee on Veterans, Military, & International Affairs, & Culture and the Arts, to which was referred H.B. No. 564 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO VIETNAM WAR COMMEMORATION,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose of this measure is to honor the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War by appropriating an unspecified sum for programs, ceremonies, and activities to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.

 

     The Department of Defense, Office of Veterans Services, and a concerned individual supported this measure.

 

     Should the Committee on Finance deliberate this measure further, your Committee respectfully requests that it consider appropriating the sum of $218,500 for each year of fiscal biennium 2015-2017 for programs, ceremonies, and activities to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.

 

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Veterans, Military, & International Affairs, & Culture and the Arts that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 564 and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Veterans, Military, & International Affairs, & Culture and the Arts,

 

 

 

 

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KEN ITO, Chair