STAND. COM. REP. NO.  862-16


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2016


RE:   H.B. No. 2671

      H.D. 2




Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2016

State of Hawaii




     Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 2671, H.D. 1, entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this measure is to assist the Attorney General in the reporting of critical criminal justice data and to clarify the responsibilities of county police departments to provide data in a timely manner by:


(1)  Requiring the county chiefs of police and state and county agencies with arrest powers to provide crime incident reports and other related crime information to the Attorney General to operate a statewide crime reporting program and to cooperate with the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Reporting Program; and


(2)  Establishing penalties for state and county agency noncompliance with the requirements of this measure.


     The Department of the Attorney General submitted comments.


     Your Committee has amended this measure by:


(1)  Changing its effective date to July 1, 2030, to facilitate further discussion; and


(2)  Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity, consistency, and style.


     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. 2671, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 2671, H.D. 2.


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