HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES & HOMELESSNESS

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura, Chair

Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. John M. Mizuno

Rep. Gene Ward

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

TIME:

8:30 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 471

Status

RELATING TO AGING.

Requires the policy advisory board for elder affairs to establish quorum requirements through its bylaws and post its bylaws on the executive office on aging's website.

 

HSH, JUD

HB 946

Status

RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT.

Amends the income withholding requirements to impose a fine against any employer who (1) discharges from employment, refuses to employ, or takes disciplinary action against any noncustodial parent subject to income withholding or (2) fails to withhold support from income or pay the amounts to the Child Support Enforcement Agency; and amends the amount of the annual fee imposed by the Child Support Enforcement Agency to be in compliance with federal regulations.

 

HSH, JUD, FIN

HB 1000

Status

RELATING TO CHILD CARE.

Requires criminal history checks of adult relatives who provide care for a child whose family receives a child care subsidy from the Department of Human Services, clarifies that the Department of Human Services may take both administrative and judicial action to enforce child care licensing provisions of chapter 346, Hawaii Revised Statutes, clarifies the role and response of the child care licensing program when it receives a report of death or injury of a child in a child care setting, and addresses the release of information pending an investigation.

 

HSH, JUD, FIN

HB 1013

Status

RELATING TO INVOLUNTARY HOSPITALIZATION.

Permits the Director of Health to designate emergency departments to which persons requiring emergency mental health treatment may be taken by law enforcement.

 

HSH, JUD, FIN

HB 1225

Status

RELATING TO CHILD CARE HOMES.

Requires the Department of Human Services to provide certification of group child care homes that meet certain qualifications and requirements, including programming for preschool aged children. Clarifies that caregivers in any family child care home or group child care home in the State are not required to be members of the same household. Allows any family child care home or group child care home to have a single, street-fronting sign with information regarding its name and days and hours of operation. Increases the maximum number of children that may be cared for in a family child care home or group child care home. Specifies the minimum required caregiver-child ratio in a family child care home.

 

HSH, IAC, JUD

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura

Chair