Human Services Committee, Hawaii State Senate

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The Committee on Human Services is a standing committee of the Hawaii State Senate.

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Hawaii State Senate are assigned by the President of the Senate.[1] Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[3] The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules

Function

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

The purview of this committee includes those programs relating to public assistance; Medquest; youth services; early childhood learning and care programs under the Department of Human Services; vocational rehabilitation; long term care; programs relating to the promotion of the general well-being of Hawai‘i's youth, families, elderly population; the homeless, and affordable and public housing.[4]

Committee members

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Human Services Members, 2013
Democratic members (4)Republican members (1)
Suzanne Chun Oakland, ChairSamuel Slom
Joshua Green, Vice Chair
Michelle Kidani
Brian Taniguchi

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2011 legislative session.

2009-2010

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2009 legislative session.

External links

References

  1. Hawaii State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Section 3-7)
  2. Information submitted by Carol Taniguchi via email to a Ballotpedia staffer on January 28, 2014.
  3. Hawaii State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Section 22-1)
  4. Hawaii State Legislature, "Senate Rules," accessed January 17, 2014(Section 21-8)