STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1102
RE: S.B. No. 231
Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi
President of the Senate
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Ways and Means, to which was referred S.B. No. 231 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE YOUTH COMMISSION,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose and intent of this measure is to establish and fund a youth commission administrator position in the Office of Youth Services.
Your Committee received written comments in support of this measure from the Department of Human Services and two individuals.
Your Committee finds that the Youth Commission was established by Act 106, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, and funded through June 30, 2019. Ongoing funding will allow the commission to continue advising the Governor on policies and programs that affect the State's youth.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Changing the effective date to July 1, 2050, to facilitate further discussion on the measure; and
(2) Making technical nonsubstantive amendments for the purposes of clarity, consistency, and style.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Ways and Means that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 231, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 231, S.D. 1.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Ways and Means,
DONOVAN M. DELA CRUZ, Chair