STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1636-16


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2016


RE:   S.B. No. 3101

      S.D. 1

      H.D. 1




Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2016

State of Hawaii




     Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 3101, S.D. 1, entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this measure is to require the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism (DBEDT) to conduct a study on the feasibility of establishing a public-private partnership resource agency within DBEDT for all state departments, divisions, and agencies to use.


     The City and County of Honolulu Department of the Corporation Counsel, The Chamber of Commerce Hawaii, and the Building Industry Association of Hawaii testified in support of this measure.  The Hawaii Government Employees Association, AFSCME Local 152, AFL-CIO testified in opposition to this measure.  DBEDT commented on this measure.


     Your Committee has amended this measure by:


(1)  Deleting the findings and purpose section; and


(2)  Making corresponding technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity and style.

     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 S.B. No. 3101, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 3101, S.D. 1, H.D. 1.


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