STAND. COM. REP. NO.514-02
RE: H.B. No. 2563
Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2002
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 2563, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO COMPENSATION OF CRIME VICTIMS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this bill is to authorize crime victim compensation awards of over $10,000, and up to $20,000 for medical expenses.
Your Committee received testimony supporting this measure from the City and County of Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney, Sex Abuse Treatment Center, a Commissioner on the Crime Victim Compensation Commission, and a concerned individual.
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 H.B. No. 2563, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
DWIGHT Y. TAKAMINE, Chair