STAND. COM. REP. NO.  663

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2015

 

RE:   H.B. No. 213

 

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

     Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 213 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO JURY DUTY,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose of this measure is to provide for equitable treatment of jurors by paying jurors and prospective jurors the higher of either the statutorily-set mileage fee or the cost of an adult bus fare for travel to and from court.

 

     Several individuals supported this measure.

 

     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. 213 and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

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

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair