STAND. COM. REP. NO. 342
RE: H.B. No. 437
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. 437 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO CRIME VICTIM COMPENSATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Surviving family members of a deceased victim; and
(2) Children who witness domestic violence.
The Crime Victim Compensation Commission, Department of Public Safety, Department of Health, Department of the Prosecuting Attorney of the City and County of Honolulu, Office of the Prosecuting Attorney of the County of Kaua‘i, The Sex Abuse Treatment Center, Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Mental Health America of Hawai‘i, Domestic Violence Action Center, Hawai‘i Psychological Association, O‘ahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i, and an individual testified in support of this measure.
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. 437 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 Judiciary,
CHRIS LEE, Chair