STAND. COM. REP. NO. 905

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 1289

H.D. 2

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1289, H.D. 2, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO CRIMINAL PRETRIAL REFORM,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to implement the recommendations of the Criminal Pretrial Task Force convened pursuant to House Concurrent Resolution No. 134, House Draft 1, Regular Session of 2017.

 

The Department of Public Safety, The Judiciary, Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Mental Health America of Hawaii, Community Alliance on Prisons, Young Progressives Demanding Action, IMUAlliance, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, and several individuals testified in support of this measure. The Department of the Prosecuting Attorney of the City and County of Honolulu, Honolulu Police Department, A.Y.S. Bail Bonds LLC, and The Sex Abuse Treatment Center testified in opposition to this measure. The Department of the Attorney General, Office of the Public Defender, Hawaii Disability Rights Center, and two individuals provided comments.

 

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. 1289, H.D. 2, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair