STAND. COM. REP. NO. 800
RE: H.B. No. 1040
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirty-Second State Legislature
Regular Session of 2023
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs, to which was referred H.B. No. 1040 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE ENHANCED 911 BOARD,"
begs leave to report as follows:
Your Committee finds that the Department of Law Enforcement is tasked with strengthening its role in emergency response and improving public safety, which includes building critical relationships and participating in discussions necessary for the modernization of the Department's emergency communications and response capabilities. The modernization includes the development of a public safety answering point and computer assisted dispatch that will utilize current and developing technology to ensure that the Department of Law Enforcement is an integral part of the ongoing statewide efforts to utilize next generation 9-1-1 systems and comply with State and federal requirements.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1040 and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be placed on the calendar for Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs,
DAVID A. TARNAS, Chair