STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1112
RE: H.B. No. 747
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. 747, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO DISABLED PERSONS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to require state and county agencies to implement an employment first policy in hiring and all programs and services, including those programs and services that assist disabled persons obtain employment.
The State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Hawaii Disability Rights Center, O‘ahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i, and an individual submitted testimony in support of this measure. The Department of Human Services 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. 747, 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