STAND. COM. REP. NO.1157-02
RE: S.B. No. 2227
Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2002
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 2227, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR NEIGHBOR ISLAND DENTAL CARE,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this bill is to appropriate funds to the Department of Health (DOH) to provide dental care services to uninsured residents on the islands of Kauai, Maui, and Hawaii.
The State Planning Council on Developmental Disabilities, Hawaii Primary Care Association, Kauai Dental Health Task Force, and a concerned citizen testified in support of this measure. DOH, State Health Planning and Development Agency, and Disability and Communication Access Board testified in support of the intent of this measure.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 2227, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
DWIGHT Y. TAKAMINE, Chair