STAND. COM. REP. NO. 557
RE: H.B. No. 185
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2021
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs, to which was referred H.B. No. 185 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY,"
begs leave to report as follows:
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Judiciary; Hawaii State Bar Association; Environment, Energy, and Resources Section of the Hawaii State Bar Association; Kauai Bar Association; Hawaii County Bar Association; Farrell & Perrault, LLLC; Hawaii Veterans Legal Services; and numerous individuals. Your Committee received testimony in opposition to this measure from one individual. Your Committee received comments on this measure from seven individuals.
Your Committee finds that the appropriations made by this measure will assist the Judiciary in its efforts to fulfill its constitutional, statutory, and public service duties for the 2021‑2023 fiscal biennium.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 185 and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs,
MARK M. NAKASHIMA, Chair