THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES AND HOUSING

Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland, Chair

Senator Josh Green, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

TIME:

1:45 pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 016

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 979

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO YOUTH.

Requires the office of youth services to coordinate a five-year safe places for youth pilot program to establish a network of safe places where youth in crisis can access safety and services.  Establishes the position of safe places for youth program coordinator.  Allows youth in crisis under 18 years of age to consent to services in the safe places program under certain circumstances.  Makes an appropriation.

 

HSH, WAM

SB 980

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS.

Establishes the R.E.A.C.H. (Resources for Enrichment, Athletics, Culture, and Health) program in the office of youth services to provide a standardized framework and funding for afterschool programs in public middle/intermediate schools.  Establishes a revolving fund to receive fees and other moneys to supplement the costs of administering and operating the program.

 

HSH, WAM

SB 1023

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE HAWAII CHILD WELFARE EDUCATION COLLABORATION.

Appropriates funds to restore the Hawaii child welfare education collaboration to assist with the recruitment and training of graduate students from the University of Hawaii Myron B. Thompson school of social work for child welfare positions at the department of human services.

 

HSH, WAM

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

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Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland

Chair