STAND. COM. REP. NO. 805-22

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2022

 

RE: H.B. No. 2305

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirty-First State Legislature

Regular Session of 2022

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 2305, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to appropriate funds to the University of Hawaii for the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources to study diseases affecting the production of ornamental ginger on Oahu and the Neighbor Islands.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the University of Hawaii System, Land Use Research Foundation of Hawaii, Hawaii Farm Bureau, East Oahu County Farm Bureau, Maui County Farm Bureau, Hawaii Floriculture and Nursery Association, Hawaii Crop Improvement Association, Maui County Farm Bureau, and three individuals. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Department of Agriculture and Department of Budget and Finance.

 

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. 2305, 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