STAND. COM. REP. NO. 425-18
RE: H.B. No. 2649
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Health & Human Services, to which was referred H.B. No. 2649 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to require and appropriate funds to the Department of Human Services to contract with an organization to establish a pilot program to address chronic homelessness in the area designated by the 96817 postal zip code.
The Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii and a few individuals supported this measure. The Department of Human Services and Governor's Coordinator on Homelessness provided comments.
Your Committee has amended this measure by changing its effective date to July 1, 3000, to encourage further discussion.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Health & Human Services that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 2649, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 2649, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Health & Human Services,
JOHN M. MIZUNO, Chair