STAND. COM. REP. NO. 215-18
RE: H.B. No. 1774
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. 1774 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO COLLECTION OF RESTITUTION FOR CRIME VICTIMS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Establishing standards and procedures for income withholding from the defendant; and
(2) Appropriating funds to the Department of the Attorney General for enhancing restitution collection.
The Crime Victim Compensation Commission, City and County of Honolulu Department of the Prosecuting Attorney, County of Maui Department of the Prosecuting Attorney, and County of Kauai Office of the Prosecuting Attorney testified in support of this measure. The Office of the Public Defender testified in opposition. The Department of the Attorney General provided comments.
Your Committee has amended this measure by changing its effective dates to July 1, 2050, to facilitate further discussion.
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. 1774, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1774, 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