STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1953

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2023

 

RE: S.B. No. 1586

S.D. 1

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. 1586, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to appropriate funds to the University of Hawaii to establish five full-time equivalent positions at the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from Puna Flower Power; Ulupono Initiative; Hawaii Farm Bureau; Hawaii Cattlemen's Council, Inc.; University of Hawaii Professional Assembly; Associated Students of the University of Hawaii; and eight individuals. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the University of Hawaii System.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by changing the number of full-time equivalent (FTE) positions to unspecified numbers.

 

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. 1586, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 1586, S.D. 1, H.D. 2.

 

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

 

 

 

 

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KYLE T. YAMASHITA, Chair