STAND. COM. REP. NO. 96

                                 Honolulu, Hawaii
                                                   , 1999

                                 RE: H.B. No. 1151
                                     




Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twentieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 1999
State of Hawaii

Sir:

     Your Committee on Health, to which was referred H.B. No.
1151 entitled: 

     "A BILL FOR AN ACT MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR THE
     CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH DIVISION,"

begs leave to report as follows:

     The purpose of this bill is to make an emergency
appropriation of $31,928,758 for the child and adolescent mental
health division to provide essential services associated with the
Felix v. Cayetano consent decree.

     The Department of Health submitted testimony in support of
this measure.

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your
Committee on Health that is attached to this report, your
Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No.
1151 and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be referred
to the Committee on Education.

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



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                                   ALEXANDER C. SANTIAGO, Chair