STAND. COM. REP. NO. 312
RE: H.B. No. 1433
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred H.B. No. 1433 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO ADDRESS CONFIDENTIALITY,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to appropriate funds for two full-time equivalent positions, operating costs, and equipment to support the Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center in administering the Address Confidentiality Program.
The Department of the Attorney General, Hawai‘i State Commission on the Status of Women, Department of the Prosecuting Attorney of the City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Hawaii Women's Coalition, The Sex Abuse Treatment Center, Domestic Violence Action Center, and two individuals testified in support of this measure.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Changing the appropriation to an unspecified amount; and
(2) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity, consistency, and style.
Should your Committee on Finance consider this measure, your Committee respectfully requests that it consider $147,500 for fiscal year 2019-2020 and $153,000 for fiscal year 2020-2021 as appropriate amounts to sufficiently fund the positions, operating costs, and equipment needed to support the Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center in administering the Address Confidentiality Program.
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. 1433, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1433, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,
CHRIS LEE, Chair