HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

INTERIM OF 2010

 

COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES

Rep. John M. Mizuno, Chair

Rep. Tom Brower, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Maile S.L. Shimabukuro

Rep. Joe Bertram, III

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

 

 

NOTICE OF INFORMATIONAL BRIEFING

 

DATE:

Monday, August 30, 2010

TIME:

12:15 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

The purpose of this informational briefing is to review concerns with higher case loads for employees of the Department of Human Services (DHS) eligibility units and to ascertain the adverse impact such workloads may have on families, individuals, the disabled, elderly, children, and DHS workers.

The following organizations and individuals have also been invited to participate in this briefing:

 

Department of Human Services

 

The Hawaii Government Employees Association

 

All former and current employees of the Department of Human Services

 

All providers of services under DHS

 

Agencies and organizations which receive state funding for social services under DHS

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the informational briefing (i.e., sign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6050 to make a request for arrangements at least 24 hours prior to the briefing. Prompt requests help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

For further information, please call the Committee Clerk at 586-6050.

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing with a transmittal cover indicating:

 

    Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

    The Committee the comments are directed to;

    The date and time of the hearing;

    Measure number; and

    The number of copies the Committee is requesting. 

 

While every effort will be made to copy, organize, and collate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed to the incorrect office, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: One copy (including an original) to Room 315 in the State Capitol;

FAX:     For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-8524 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to HUStestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the Legislative Web site after the hearing adjourns.  This public posting of testimony on the Web site should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. John M. Mizuno

Chair

 

 

APPROVED

 

 

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Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

Speaker of the House