CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REP. NO. 122-12

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2012

 

RE: H.B. No. 2848

H.D. 3

S.D. 2

C.D. 1

 

 

 

Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Sixth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2012

State of Hawaii

 

Honorable Shan S. Tsutsui

President of the Senate

Twenty-Sixth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2012

State of Hawaii

 

Sirs:

 

Your Committee on Conference on the disagreeing vote of the House of Representatives to the amendments proposed by the Senate in H.B. No. 2848, H.D. 3, S.D. 2, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY,"

 

having met, and after full and free discussion, has agreed to recommend and does recommend to the respective Houses the final passage of this bill in an amended form.

 

The purpose of this measure is to reduce recidivism for criminal offenders by employing native Hawaiian cultural practices and other innovations to effectuate this objective.

 

Specifically, the measure:

 

(1) Requires the Department of Public Safety to prepare a plan to create a puuhonua, or wellness center, that incorporates native Hawaiian cultural practices; and

 

(2) Creates a pilot program to allow certain incarcerated individuals on Hawaii Island to work in the community on projects that benefit the local community and the State.

 

Your Committee on Conference has amended this measure by:

 

(1) Making this measure effective upon its approval; and

 

(2) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for the purposes of clarity, consistency, and style.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the managers of your Committee on Conference that is attached to this report, your Committee on Conference is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 2848, H.D. 3, S.D. 2, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Final Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 2848, H.D. 3, S.D. 2, C.D. 1.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the managers:

 

ON THE PART OF THE SENATE

 

ON THE PART OF THE HOUSE

 

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BRICKWOOD GALUTERIA, Chair

 

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HENRY J.C. AQUINO, Co-Chair

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WILL ESPERO, Co-Chair

 

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FAYE HANOHANO, Co-Chair

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MICHELLE KIDANI, Co-Chair

 

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JERRY L. CHANG, Co-Chair

 

 

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TY CULLEN, Co-Chair