STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1851-22


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2022


RE:   S.B. No. 3040

      S.D. 2

      H.D. 1





Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirty-First State Legislature

Regular Session of 2022

State of Hawaii




     Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 3040, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this measure is to:


     (1)  Create a State Procurement Automation System Special Fund;


     (2)  Authorize the Administrator of the State Procurement Office to develop and administer procurement automation systems and charge and collect a transaction fee from all vendors using the procurement automation systems;


     (3)  Delete language regarding qualified community rehabilitation programs made redundant by Act 55, Session Laws of Hawaii 2021; and


     (4)  Establish five full-time equivalent positions in the State Procurement Office.


     Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Transportation, State Procurement Office, and Hawaii State Council on Developmental Disabilities.  Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Tax Foundation of Hawaii.


     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. 3040, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.


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