HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2016

 

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, February 09, 2016

TIME:

9:00 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2121

Status

RELATING TO LEGAL SERVICES.

Appropriates moneys from the general fund for civil legal services for low- and moderate-income persons to be purchased by the judiciary.

 

HUS, JUD, FIN

HB 2162

Status

RELATING TO GOVERNMENT ISSUED IDENTIFICATION.

Appropriates funds to the department of human services homeless programs office for services to obtain government issued identification.

 

HUS, JUD, FIN

HB 2417

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII INTERAGENCY COUNCIL ON HOMELESSNESS.

Adds the Chair of the Board of Land and Natural Resources and Director of Transportation as members of the Hawaii Interagency Council on Homelessness.

 

HUS, JUD

HB 2647

Status

RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.

Establishes a three-year Work for a Day Pilot Program to be administered by the City and County of Honolulu that provides homeless individuals with work opportunities. Appropriates funds.

 

HUS, LAB, FIN

HB 2663

Status

RELATING TO A TRANSITIONAL HOUSING CENTER FOR THE HOMELESS.

Requires the department of land and natural resources, in consultation with the office of the governor and the department of human services, to establish a transitional housing center for the homeless at Sand Island state recreation area. Makes an appropriation.

 

HUS, WAL, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

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Rep. Dee Morikawa

Chair