STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1837-18
RE: H.R. No. 126
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.R. No. 126 entitled:
"HOUSE RESOLUTION URGING THE STATE OF HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO CONVENE AND PARTICIPATE IN THE HAWAII LEGAL AID INTERAGENCY ROUNDTABLE TO BETTER SERVE LOW-INCOME, VULNERABLE, AND AT-RISK POPULATIONS AND INCREASE THE AVAILABILITY OF MEANINGFUL ACCESS TO JUSTICE FOR FAMILIES AND INDIVIDUALS IN THE STATE,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to urge the State of Hawaii departments of Human Services and Attorney General to convene and participate in the Hawaii Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable to better serve low-income, vulnerable, and at-risk populations and increase the availability of meaningful access to Justice for families and individuals.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.R. No. 126 and recommends its adoption.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,
SCOTT Y. NISHIMOTO, Chair