STAND. COM. REP. NO. 671

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 1417

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Human Services & Homelessness, to which was referred H.B. No. 1417 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to require the Department of Human Services to use an integrated and multigenerational service delivery approach to reduce the incidence of intergenerational poverty and dependence on public benefits, consistent with the nationally recognized best practices.

 

The Department of Human Services, Hawaii Primary Care Association, Parents And Children Together, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, Hawaii Commission on Fatherhood, and two individuals testified in support of this measure.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Human Services & Homelessness that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1417 and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be referred to your Committee on Finance.

 

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Human Services & Homelessness,

 

 

 

 

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JOY A. SAN BUENAVENTURA, Chair