Report Title:

UH; Research Office for Children and Family

 

Description:

Requires the Hawaii Performance Partnerships Board to collect data relating to the well being of Hawaii's children and families. Appropriates funds. (HB840 CD1)

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

840

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2001

H.D. 2

STATE OF HAWAII

S.D. 1

 

C.D. 1


A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

SECTION 1. Chapter 304, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"304- Data collection relating to the well-being of Hawaii's children and families. (a) The Hawaii performance partnerships board with the assistance of the center on the family at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, shall establish key indicators and data sets relevant to the health, education, and socioeconomic well-being of Hawaii's children and families.

(b) The Hawaii performance partnerships board may request and shall receive from every department, division, board, bureau, commission, or other agency of the State and its political subdivisions, cooperation and assistance in the performance of its duties relating to results and performance accountability, decision-making, and budgeting."

SECTION 2. There is appropriated out of the general revenues of the State of Hawaii the sum of $100,000 or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2001-2002 for the Hawaii performance partnerships board to establish key indicators and data sets relevant to the health, education, and socioeconomic well-being of Hawaii's children and families.

The sum appropriated shall be expended by the office of the governor for the purposes of this Act.

SECTION 3. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2001.