STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1599
RE: H.R. No. 131
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirty-Second State Legislature
Regular Session of 2023
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Human Services, to which was referred H.R. No. 131 entitled:
"HOUSE RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF WELLNESS AND RESILIENCE ESTABLISH THE MALAMA OHANA WORKING GROUP TO IDENTIFY, DESIGN, AND RECOMMEND TRANSFORMATIVE CHANGES TO THE STATE'S CHILD WELFARE SYSTEM,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to request the Office of Wellness and Resilience to establish The Malama Ohana Working Group to identify, design, and recommend transformative changes to the Child Welfare System.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Human Services that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.R. No. 131 and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Human Services,
JOHN M. MIZUNO, Chair