STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1834
RE: H.R. No. 67
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
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, Ho‘omanapono 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,
CHRIS LEE, Chair
GREGG TAKAYAMA, Chair