STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1366-18
RE: S.B. No. 2346
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
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:
(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, Hawai‘i State Democratic Women's Caucus, Hawaii Women Lawyers, Parents And Children Together, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i, and two individuals testified in support of this measure.
The Department of Taxation, Hawai‘i 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,
SCOTT Y. NISHIMOTO, Chair