STAND. COM. REP. NO. 961-18
RE: H.B. No. 1716
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. 1716, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO A YOUTH COMMISSION,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Establishing a Youth Commission within the Office of Youth Services to advise the Governor and Legislature on policies affecting youth in the State; and
(2) Appropriating funds to the Office of Youth Services to staff and administer the Youth Commission.
Community Alliance on Prisons, Civic Education Council, Hawaii Youth Services Network, HawaiiKidsCAN, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i, Young Progressives Demanding Action - Hawai‘i, EPIC ‘Ohana, Inc., and several individuals testified in support of 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. 1716, 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