STAND. COM. REP. NO. 412
RE: H.B. No. 308
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2021
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Health, Human Services, & Homelessness, to which was referred H.B. No. 308 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO GRANTS FOR HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to appropriate funds for one full-time equivalent permanent federal grant coordinator position within the Office of the Director of Health.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Health and Hawaii Primary Care Association. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Department of Human Services.
Your Committee finds that a federal grant coordinator will assist the Department of Health in developing competitive grant proposals for federal and other privately funded grant opportunities.
Your Committee has amended this measure by changing the effective date to July 1, 2060, to encourage further discussion.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Health, Human Services, & Homelessness that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 308, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 308, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Health, Human Services, & Homelessness,
RYAN I. YAMANE, Chair