STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1110
RE: H.B. No. 74
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirty-Second State Legislature
Regular Session of 2023
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 74, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) The servicing and maintenance of helicopters in an aircraft service and maintenance facility; or
(2) The construction of a facility that services and maintains helicopters where at least seventy-five percent of the helicopters serviced and maintained annually in the facility are equipped with quiet technology.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Transportation. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Department of Taxation, Tax Foundation of Hawaii, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, and Blue Hawaiian.
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. 74, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
KYLE T. YAMASHITA, Chair