STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1879


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2007


RE:   S.B. No. 1113

      S.D. 1

      H.D. 2





Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Fourth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2007

State of Hawaii




     Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 1113, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this bill is to improve the ability of law enforcement agencies to locate missing persons by establishing new procedures and using technology and databases for missing persons cases.


     The Department of the Attorney General, Honolulu Police Department, Department of the Prosecuting Attorney of the City and County of Honolulu, and a concerned individual supported this bill.


     Your Committee has amended this bill by:


(1)  Requiring that based on the results of an investigation, an investigator shall determine which DNA samples shall be immediately forwarded to the appropriate forensic sciences laboratory for analysis, processing, and recording in the missing persons database of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's National DNA Index System; and


(2)  Making technical, nonsubstantive changes for clarity, consistency, and style.


     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. 1113, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 1113, S.D. 1, H.D. 2.


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