STAND. COM. REP. NO.  730

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2015

 

RE:   H.B. No. 697

      H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

     Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 697, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO STATE FACILITIES,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is require the Auditor to conduct a study of executive department engineering sections that manage general fund capital improvement projects, to determine whether this decentralized approach serves the public interest, particularly in light of the Department of Accounting and General Services' statutory responsibility to undertake the program of centralized engineering services for departments of the State.

 

     The Department of Accounting and General Services supported this measure.

 

     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. 697, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair