STAND. COM. REP. NO. 986
RE: H.B. No. 613
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 613, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Establish the State YouthBuild Program within the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) to provide employment, education, leadership development, and training opportunities to disadvantaged and low-income youth between the ages of 16 and 24; and
(2) Appropriate funds to the counties as grants-in-aid, subject to county matching funds, to assist in the establishment of YouthBuild programs.
The Hawai‘i Alliance for Community-Based Economic Development, Hawaiian Community Assets, O‘ahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i, Waimanalo YouthBuild, and one individual testified in support of this measure. The Department of Education and Department of Labor and Industrial Relations 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. 613, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair