STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1887

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2021

 

RE: S.C.R. No. 171

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirty-First State Legislature

Regular Session of 2021

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs, to which was referred S.C.R. No. 171 entitled:

 

"SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION URGING ALL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND PROSECUTING ATTORNEYS IN THE STATE TO VIGOROUSLY ENFORCE AND PROSECUTE OFFENSES COMMITTED AGAINST ESSENTIAL WORKERS WHILE ON THE JOB,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to urge all law enforcement officers and prosecuting attorneys in the State to vigorously enforce and prosecute offenses committed against essential workers while on the job.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from Hawaii State AFL-CIO; Unite Here Local 5; LGBT Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawaii; Pride at Work Hawaii; International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 142; United Public Workers, AFSCME Local 646, AFL-CIO; International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, District Council 50; Hawaii Government Employees Association, AFSCME Local 152, AFL-CIO; United Food and Commercial Workers 480; and IATSE Local 665.

 

Your committee has amended this measure by adding the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice's definition of "essential worker."

 

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 concurs with the intent and purpose of S.C.R. No. 171, as amended herein, and recommends its adoption in the form attached hereto as S.C.R. No. 171, H.D. 1.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs,

 

 

 

 

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MARK M. NAKASHIMA, Chair