The Hawaii State Senate Special Committee on COVID-19 met today to discuss the state’s plans and procedures to determine if they being implemented properly and in a timely manner to safeguard public health and safety. The management of federal aid packages will also be discussed.
Today’s hearing included a presentation by Dept. of Taxation director Rona Suzuki, who will discussed the following:
>> H.R.6074: Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act.
>> H.R.6201: Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
>> H.R.748: CARES Act.
>> H.R.266: Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act.
Other scheduled speakers included:
>> Hawaii Agriculture Foundation executive director Denise Yamaguchi
>> Department of Health director Bruce Anderson
>> Hawaii Emergency Management Agency lead coordinator Dr. Steven Hankins
>> Department of Human Resources Development director Ryker Wada