STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1366
RE: S.B. No. 469
Honorable Joseph M. Souki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2017
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred S.B. No. 469, S.D. 2, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The Judiciary, Office of the Public Defender of the State of Hawaii, Office of the Prosecuting Attorney of the County of Hawaii, Delivery of Legal Services to the Public Committee of the Hawaii State Bar Association, Hawaii State Bar Association, Kauai Bar Association, Legal Aid Society of Hawaii, Maui County Bar Association, Mothers Against Drunk Driving Hawaii, Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii, and nine individuals testified in support of this measure.
The Domestic Violence Action Center submitted comments on the measure.
The Judiciary submitted an operating budget that totaled:
FY 2018 FY 2019
General Funds $165,282,683 $166,215,447
All Means of Financing $177,923,330 $178,856,094
Your Committee on Judiciary has amended this budget to appropriate:
FY 2018 FY 2019
General Funds $162,896,777 $162,746,962
All Means of Financing $175,537,424 $175,387,609
Your Committee has authorized $1,000,000 for fiscal year 2017-2018 and $1,600,000 for fiscal year 2018-2019 in general obligation bonds for security improvements at Hoapili Hale on the island of Maui.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 469, S.D. 2, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 469, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,
SCOTT Y. NISHIMOTO, Chair