STAND. COM. REP. NO. 986

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 613

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

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:

 

The purpose of this measure is to:

 

(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 Hawaii Alliance for Community-Based Economic Development, Hawaiian Community Assets, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, 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,

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair