STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1551


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2023


RE:   S.B. No. 293

      S.D. 2

      H.D. 1





Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirty-Second State Legislature

Regular Session of 2023

State of Hawaii




     Your Committee on Labor & Government Operations, to which was referred S.B. No. 293, S.D. 2, entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this measure is to require the Governor to ensure that the Governor's program memoranda accurately reflect the current responsibilities of certain state programs, address the current and future needs of the State, and align with budget-related submittals.  


     Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Department of Budget and Finance.


     Your Committee finds that the requirements imposed by this measure will increase the reliability and usefulness of the Governor's program memoranda and enhance the budget review process.


     Your Committee has amended this measure by:


     (1)  Changing the 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 Labor & Government Operations that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 293, S.D. 2, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 293, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.



Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Labor & Government Operations,