STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2249
RE: S.C.R. No. 74
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Health, to which was referred S.C.R. No. 74 entitled:
"SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND OTHER AGENCY AND COMMUNITY STAKEHOLDERS TO CONTINUE MEETING AS A WORKING GROUP FOR SEXUAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION EDUCATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to encourage the Department of Education and other agency and community stakeholders to continue meeting as a working group for sexual violence prevention education in public schools.
The Hawaii Youth Services Network, Kapi‘olani Sex Abuse Treatment Center, Hawaii State Teachers Association, and Mental Health America of Hawai‘i testified in support of this measure. The Department of Education, LGBT Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, and Parents And Children Together provided comments.
Your Committee has amended this measure to clarify that the working group should include representatives of the LGBTQ community.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Health that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of S.C.R. No. 74, as amended herein, and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Judiciary in the form attached hereto as S.C.R. No. 74, H.D. 1.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Health,
JOHN M. MIZUNO, Chair