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Capitol Issues - Felix Consent Decree

"The Joint Committee was established pursuant to Chapter 21, Hawaii Revised Statutes, which authorizes the Legislature to compel the production of records and the attendance of witnesses, and take testimony of witnesses under oath. All proceedings of the Joint Committee will be strictly conducted in accordance with Chapter 21, the specifications in Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 65, SD1, HD1, and the committee rules that this Joint Committee will be adopting today."
Senator Colleen Hanabusa, Co-Chair, Joint Senate-House Committee to Investigate the State's Efforts to Comply with the Felix Consent Decree, Opening Statement, June 19, 2001.


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