STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2174
RE: S.B. No. 852
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 S.B. No. 852, S.D. 2, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO RESTITUTION FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to clarify that lost earnings, mental health treatment, counseling, and therapy are eligible for reimbursement through court-ordered restitution awarded to a crime victim as a result of a defendant's offense.
Your Committee has amended this measure by changing its effective date to July 1, 2030.
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 S.B. No. 852, S.D. 2, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 852, S.D. 2, H.D. 1.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair