STAND. COM. REP. NO. 557

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 1451

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 Consumer Protection & Commerce, to which was referred H.B. No. 1451, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to extend the Emergency Department Homelessness Assessment Pilot Program and the Medical Respite Pilot Program to June 30, 2020.

 

The Governor's Coordinator on Homelessness, Department of Human Services, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, and an individual testified in support of this measure.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by extending the Ohana Zones Pilot Program from June 30, 2021 to June 30, 2022.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1451, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Finance in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1451, H.D. 2.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce,

 

 

 

 

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ROY M. TAKUMI, Chair