STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1628


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2015


RE:   S.B. No. 387

      S.D. 2

      H.D. 3





Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii




     Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 387, S.D. 2, H.D. 2, entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this measure is to establish an affirmative consent task force to review and make recommendations on the University of Hawaii's executive policy concerning domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, and require the task force to submit a report of its findings to the Legislature prior to the Regular Sessions of 2016 and 2017.  


     The University of Hawaii, University of Hawaii Commission on the Status of Women, Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women, Hawaii State Democratic Women's Caucus, Hawaii Youth Services Network, Planned Parenthood of Hawaii, National Association of Social Workers, Hawaii Chapter, YWCA of Oahu, Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies, The Sex Abuse Treatment Center, and Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence provided testimony in support of this measure.


     Your Committee has amended this measure by changing the effective date to July 1, 2030, to encourage further discussion, and making technical, nonsubstantive amendments 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. 387, S.D. 2, H.D. 2, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 387, S.D. 2, H.D. 3.


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