FLOOR AMENDMENT NO.                                                     Date                                            


TO:     H.B. No. 870, H.D. 2, S.D. 1, C.D. 1


            SECTION 1.  House Bill No. 870, H.D. 2, S.D. 1, C.D. 1, is amended by amending section 3 to read as follows:


     "SECTION 3.  There is appropriated out of the general revenues of the State of Hawaii the sum of $93,000 or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 2023-2024 to fund the establishment and operation of the neighbor islands blind and visually impaired service pilot program and working group, including the contracting of services to coordinate the convening of the working group and implementation of the pilot program; provided that:

     (1)  The department of human services shall include funding for the pilot program in its regular budget request submitted in 2024; and

     (2)  Any funds appropriated pursuant to this section shall be in addition to and shall not supplant any portion of the base budget for any state or county agency providing services for blind or visually impaired persons.

     The sum appropriated shall be expended by the department of human services for the purposes of this Act."











































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