STAND. COM. REP. NO.1162-02
RE: S.B. No. 3053
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. 3053, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this bill is to statutorily establish the Public Health Nursing Branch Program (Program) to recognize the roles and functions of the Program in the delivery of direct clinical nursing services to the people of Hawaii.
The County of Hawaii Office of Aging, Hawaii Government Employees Association, Hawaii Early Intervention Coordinating Council, Child Welfare Services State Advisory Council, Hawaii Foster Parent Association, American Academy of Pediatrics-Hawaii Chapter, KTA Super Stores, and numerous concerned citizens testified in support of this measure. The Department of Budget and Finance testified in opposition to this measure. The Department of Health commented on 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. 3053, S.D. 2, 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