STAND. COM. REP. NO. 899-20
RE: H.B. No. 2550
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2020
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 2550, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE FAMILY COURT,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Making appeals from Family Court orders appealable directly to the Hawaii Supreme Court instead of the Intermediate Court of Appeals; and
(2) Requiring the Hawaii Supreme Court to render a final decision on appeals from Family Court orders within one hundred eighty days of its receipt of the appeal.
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 H.B. No. 2550, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair