HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES

Rep. Dee Morikawa, Chair

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Beth Fukumoto Chang

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

TIME:

9:30 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 1066, SD1

(SSCR639)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM INTERSTATE FAMILY SUPPORT ACT.

Updates the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act to reflect requirements of the Hague Convention of the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance. Provides procedures for registration, recognition, enforcement, and modifications of support orders from countries that are parties to the convention. (SD1)

 

HUS, JUD, FIN

SB 980, SD1

(SSCR794)

Status

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 special fund to receive fees and other moneys to supplement the costs of administering and operating the program. (SD1)

 

HUS, EDN, FIN

SB 384, SD2

(SSCR866)

Status

RELATING TO ADDRESS CONFIDENTIALITY.

Establishes the address confidentiality program to help victims of domestic violence and sexual assault relocate and keep their addresses confidential. Creates the address confidentiality program surcharge fund. Effective 01/07/2059. (SD2)

 

HUS, JUD, FIN

SB 752, SD1

(SSCR775)

Status

RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

Authorizes the Family Court to issue an order requiring wireless telecommunications service providers to transfer billing authority and rights to phone numbers to petitioners who are domestic abuse victims or to release petitioners who are domestic abuse victims from shared wireless plans. Effective 01/07/2059. (SD1)

 

HUS, CPC, JUD

SB 64, SD3

(SSCR784)

Status

RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.

Makes appropriations for positions and the continued implementation of the preschool open doors program and for subsidies for the program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD3)

 

HUS, EDN, FIN

SB 1014, SD1

(SSCR700)

Status

RELATING TO THE HOUSELESS BILL OF RIGHTS.

Defines specific rights granted to a person who is houseless including equal access to housing, jobs, and shelters, equal treatment by government agencies, and access to life-sustaining activities and essential services. Effective 01/07/2059. (SD1)

 

HUS, JUD, FIN

SB 1107

(SSCR724)

Status

MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR GENERAL ASSISTANCE.

Makes an emergency appropriation from the general revenues of the State of Hawaii for fiscal year 2014-2015 to address the budget shortfall for the general support for the general assistance program (HMS 204) in the Department of Human Services. Effective upon approval.

 

HUS, FIN

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Dee Morikawa

Chair