STAND. COM. REP. NO. 871

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2021

 

RE: H.B. No. 835

H.D. 2

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirty-First State Legislature

Regular Session of 2021

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 835, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE NATIONAL GUARD YOUTH CHALLENGE ACADEMY,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to appropriate funds to support the ongoing operations of the Hawaii National Guard Youth Challenge Program.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Office of the Judiciary, Prosecuting Attorney of the County of Hawaii, Hawaii Youth Challenge Foundation, WIOA Youth Services Program Maui, Crime Stoppers Hawaii, Hawaii Island Going Home Hawaii, Friends of Big Island Drug Court, and four individuals. Your Committee received testimony in opposition to this measure from the Military Order of World Wars and two individuals. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Department of Defense.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by removing the State Department of Defense as the expending agency and substituting an unspecified agency in its place.

 

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. 835, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 835, H.D. 2.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair