STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1081-18
RE: H.B. No. 1650
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred H.B. No. 1650, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO CHILD SAFETY,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to allow parents or guardians to access the disposition of an assessment from an investigation conducted by the Department of Human Services (Department) relating to child abuse or neglect that occurred within a group child care home or group child care center.
The Queen's Health Systems, Sounds of Success Preschool & Learning Center, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, and many individuals supported this measure. The Department of the Attorney General, Department of Human Services, Parents And Children Together, and a few individuals provided comments.
Your Committee has amended this measure by making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity and consistency.
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 H.B. No. 1650, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1650, H.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,
SCOTT Y. NISHIMOTO, Chair