STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1099
RE: H.B. No. 1263
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirty-Second State Legislature
Regular Session of 2023
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1263, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE HAWAII ABLE SAVINGS PROGRAM,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Authorize the Director of Finance to use funds deposited into the Hawaii ABLE Savings Program Trust Fund for any expenses incurred in developing and administering the Hawaii ABLE Savings Program; and
(2) Establish a position within the State Council on Developmental Disabilities of the Department of Health to support the Hawaii ABLE Savings Program.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Disability and Communication Access Board, Hawaii Disability Rights Center, and one individual. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Executive Office on Aging.
Your Committee has amended this measure by changing the appropriation to an unspecified amount.
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. 1263, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1263, H.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
KYLE T. YAMASHITA, Chair