STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1834

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.R. No. 67

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committees on Public Safety, Veterans, & Military Affairs and Judiciary, to which was referred H.R. No. 67 entitled:

 

"HOUSE RESOLUTION REQUESTING THAT THE STATE INCLUDE A FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY-BED, MINIMUM-SECURITY HOUSING FACILITY IN ITS DESIGN AND PLANS FOR THE PROPOSED OAHU COMMUNITY CORRECTIONAL CENTER,"

 

beg leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to request that the State include a four hundred fifty-bed, minimum-security housing facility that provides substance abuse treatment and mental health services to short-term adult offenders and has a capacity for an adult male furlough program in its design and plans for the proposed Oahu Community Correctional Center.

 

The Department of Health supported this measure. Community Alliance on Prisons, Hoomanapono Political Action Committee, and a few concerned individuals opposed this measure. The Office of Hawaiian Affairs and Department of Public Safety offered comments on this measure.

 

As affirmed by the records of votes of the members of your Committees on Public Safety, Veterans, & Military Affairs and Judiciary that are attached to this report, your Committees concur with the intent and purpose of H.R. No. 67 and recommend that it be referred to your Committee on Finance.

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committees on Public Safety, Veterans, & Military Affairs and Judiciary,

 

 

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CHRIS LEE, Chair

 

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GREGG TAKAYAMA, Chair