STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1366-18

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2018

 

RE: S.B. No. 2346

S.D. 2

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2018

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred S.B. No. 2346, S.D. 2, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO ADDRESS CONFIDENTIALITY,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to:

 

(1) Establish an address confidentiality program within the Department of the Attorney General to help survivors of domestic abuse, sexual offenses, or stalking relocate and keep their actual address confidential; and

 

(2) Appropriate funds to the Department of the Attorney General for the implementation and operation of the address confidentiality program.

 

The American Association of University Women of Hawaii, Domestic Violence Action Center, Hawaii State Democratic Women's Caucus, Hawaii Women Lawyers, Parents And Children Together, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, and two individuals testified in support of this measure.

 

The Department of Taxation, Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women, Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii, The Sex Abuse Treatment Center, Hawaii Women's Coalition, and an individual provided comments.

 

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 S.B. No. 2346, S.D. 2, and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be referred to your Committee on Finance.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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SCOTT Y. NISHIMOTO, Chair