STAND. COM. REP. NO. 13
RE: H.B. No. 674
Honorable Joseph M. Souki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2017
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Human Services, to which was referred H.B. No. 674 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO CHILD CARE PROVIDERS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Require all child care providers to:
(A) Obtain and maintain liability insurance coverage as a condition of licensure, temporary permission, or registration to operate a child care facility;
(B) Disclose liability insurance coverage information to parents or guardians applying to have their child cared for at a child care facility; and
(C) Disclose to the parents or guardians any changes to the provider's liability insurance coverage; and
(2) Authorize the Department of Human Services to suspend or revoke a provider's license, temporary permit, or certificate of registration if the provider does not comply with the insurance coverage and disclosure requirements.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Changing its effective date to July 1, 2075, to facilitate further discussion; and
(2) Making a technical, nonsubstantive amendment for clarity and consistency.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Human Services that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 674, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 674, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Human Services,
DEE MORIKAWA, Chair