STAND. COM. REP. NO. 805

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2015

 

RE: H.B. No. 492

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 492 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to appropriate funds for the Judiciary to enter into contracts with community mediation centers for mediation services.

 

The Mediation Centers of Hawaii, Inc.; Kuikahi Mediation Center; and a concerned individual supported this measure. A concerned individual opposed this measure. The Judiciary commented on this measure.

 

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. 492 and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

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

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair