STAND. COM. REP. NO.1154-02
RE: S.B. No. 2768
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 S.B. No. 2768, S.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO ACCESS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this bill is to better accommodate the needs of disabled persons by:
(1) Requiring building design requirements for state and county construction projects to conform to the federal Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988; and
(2) Clarifying that federally-funded construction projects must meet state building design requirements if the project is administered by the State or a county.
The Disability and Communications Access Board submitted testimony in support of this bill.
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 S.B. No. 2768, S.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