STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2111

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2023

 

RE: S.B. No. 1129

S.D. 2

H.D. 2

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirty-Second State Legislature

Regular Session of 2023

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 1129, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO PROCUREMENT,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to raise the procurement threshold for small purchases to $50,000.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Hawaii State Public Library System. Your Committee received testimony in opposition to this measure from the State Procurement Office.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by:

 

(1) Changing the procurement threshold for small purchases to an unspecified amount; and

 

(2) Changing the effective date to June 30, 3000, to encourage further discussion.

 

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. 1129, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 1129, S.D. 2, H.D. 2.

 

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

 

 

 

 

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KYLE T. YAMASHITA, Chair