STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1878
RE: S.C.R. No. 5
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 S.C.R. No. 5 entitled:
"SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE IMPORTANCE OF 21ST CENTURY DATA GOVERNANCE FOR FACT-BASED POLICYMAKING,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to recognize the importance of twenty-first century data governance for fact-based policymaking.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Hawaiian Homelands Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Hawaii Youth Services Network, Queen's Health Systems, Children's Action Network Speaks!, Hawaii Friends of Civil Rights, Hawaii Coalition for Immigrant Rights, Medical-Legal Partnership for Children in Hawaii, Kupuna for the Moopuna, Papa Ola Lokahi, Project Vision Hawaii, Hawaii Public Health Institute, Kamehameha Schools, Kanaeokana, Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii, Kuaaina Ulu Auamo, Native Hawaiian Education Council, Hawaii Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice, Hawaiian Affairs Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, and numerous individuals.
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. 5 and recommends its adoption.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs,
MARK M. NAKASHIMA, Chair