STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1918

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2023

 

RE: S.B. No. 710

S.D. 2

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirty-Second State Legislature

Regular Session of 2023

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 710, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO INCARCERATED WOMEN,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to appropriate funds for an education and reentry program for incarcerated women, to be administered by the University of Hawaii Windward Community College.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Education, Department of Public Safety, Community Alliance on Prisons, Hawaii Friends of Restorative Justice, Women's Prison Project, and ten individuals. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Department of the Attorney General and University of Hawaii System.

 

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 S.B. No. 710, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

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

 

 

 

 

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KYLE T. YAMASHITA, Chair