Hawaii State Legislature
2005 Legislative Session


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Report Title: Welfare Payments; Standard of Need
Description: Increases standard of need from the 1993 federal poverty level to an annually updated poverty level for the current year. Includes the general assistance (GA) and aged, blind, and disabled programs for the calculation. Removes limitation on making GA payments only from total appropriations made for GA.
Package: Women's Legislative Caucus
Introducer(s): SHIMABUKURO, ARAKAKI, HALE, MEYER, MORITA, PINE, Berg, Evans, Karamatsu, Lee
Current Referral:HUS, FIN

Date Status Text
1/21/2005HPending introduction.
1/24/2005HIntroduced and Pass First Reading
1/24/2005HReferred to HUS, FIN, referral sheet 3
1/28/2005HBill scheduled to be heard by HUS on Tuesday, 02-01-05 at 9:00 am in House conference room 329.
2/1/2005HThe committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred until 02/08/2005.
2/3/2005HBill scheduled for decision making on Tuesday, 02-08-05 at 8:45 am in conference room 329.
2/8/2005HThe committees on HUS recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Sonson, Cabanilla, Arakaki, Green, Hale, Kahikina, Kawakami, Stonebraker; Ayes with reservations: Finnegan; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/15/2005HReported from the committee on HUS (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 283), recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to the committee on FIN.
2/16/2005HPassed Second Reading and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no and none excused.

$ = Appropriation measure
ConAm = Constitutional Amendment