STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1472

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: S.B. No. 130

S.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred S.B. No. 130, S.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO CIVIL LEGAL SERVICES,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to appropriate funds to the Judiciary to purchase civil legal services for low- and moderate-income persons.

 

The Judiciary, Department of Human Services, Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii, Legal Aid Society of Hawaii, Hawaii Access to Justice Commission, and a few individuals testified in support of this measure.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 130, S.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be referred to your Committee on Finance.

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,

 

 

 

 

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CHRIS LEE, Chair