STAND. COM. REP. NO. 973-18
RE: H.B. No. 1614
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1614, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO AUTOMATIC RESTRAINING ORDERS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to establish an automatic restraining order that issues upon the filing of a complaint in a proceeding for annulment, divorce, or separation. The automatic restraining order is intended to:
(1) Preserve the financial assets of the parties and their dependents; and
Ho‘omana Pono, LLC testified in support of this measure. Battered Mothers Custody Conference and several concerned individuals testified in opposition to this measure.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1614, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair