STAND. COM. REP. NO. 239

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2015

 

RE: H.B. No. 1134

 

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred H.B. No. 1134 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to support pro se and other litigants on the Island of Hawaii by appropriating funds for equipment, supplies, and salaries associated with the hiring of personnel needed for the implementation of Hookole Legal Self-help Service Centers in Hilo and Kona.

 

The Judiciary testified in support of the intent of this measure. An individual testified in support of this measure.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1134 and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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KARL RHOADS, Chair