STAND. COM. REP. NO. 775
RE: S.B. No. 293
Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi
President of the Senate
Thirty-Second State Legislature
Regular Session of 2023
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Ways and Means, to which was referred S.B. No. 293, S.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO BUDGET-RELATED REPORTS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose and intent of this measure is to require that the Governor ensure that certain program memoranda accurately reflect the current responsibilities of the applicable state programs, address the current and future needs of the State, and align with budget-related submittals.
Your Committee received written comments on this measure from Department of Budget and Finance.
Your Committee finds that requiring program memoranda to accurately reflect the current responsibilities of the applicable state programs, address the current and future needs of the State, and align with budget-related submittals, will provide for the effective and prudent management of the State's finances.
Your Committee has amended this measure by changing the effective date to upon its approval.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Ways and Means that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 293, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 293, S.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Ways and Means,
DONOVAN M. DELA CRUZ, Chair