STAND. COM. REP. NO. 141
RE: H.B. No. 1037
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirty-Second State Legislature
Regular Session of 2023
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Water & Land, to which was referred H.B. No. 1037 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO STATEWIDE INTEROPERABLE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to update the statutes regarding the Statewide Interoperable Communications Executive Committee to reflect the migration of the Office of Homeland Security from the Department of Defense to the Department of Law Enforcement.
Your Committee finds that this is a housekeeping measure to accurately reflect the migration of the Office of Homeland Security from the Department of Defense to the Department of Law Enforcement on January 1, 2024.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Changing its effective date to June 30, 3000, to encourage further discussion; and
(2) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for the purposes of clarity, consistency, and style.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Water & Land that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1037, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1037, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Water & Land,
LINDA ICHIYAMA, Chair