STAND. COM. REP. NO.1388-02
RE: S.C.R. No. 35
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.C.R. No. 35, S.D. 1, entitled:
"SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS AND THE PARTNERING INITIATIVES OF THE VETERANS' ADMINISTRATION (VA) STATE HOME CONSTRUCTION OFFICE IN WASHINGTON, D.C., THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION (HHSCR), THE HAWAII VA MEDICAL AND REGIONAL OFFICE CENTER (VAMROC), AND THE HAWAII OFFICE OF VETERANS' SERVICES, TO ESTABLISH A STATE-OF-THE-ART VA STATE HOME FACILITY ON THE CAMPUS OF THE HILO MEDICAL CENTER WHICH WILL PROVIDE CRITICALLY NEEDED, HIGH QUALITY, ACCESSIBLE LONG-TERM CARE SERVICES TO VA BENEFICIARIES RESIDING IN EAST HAWAII COUNTY."
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this concurrent resolution is to support the collaborative efforts and the partnering initiatives of the Veteran's Administration State Home Construction Office in Washington, D.C., the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation, the Hawaii VA Medical and Regional Office Center, and the Hawaii Office of Veterans' Services to establish a state-of-the-art VA state home facility on the campus of the Hilo Medical Center which will provide critically needed, high quality, accessible long-term care services to VA beneficiaries residing in East Hawaii County.
The Hawaii Government Employees Association submitted testimony in support of this measure.
Your Committee has amended this measure by correcting typographical errors in the body and title.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of S.C.R. No. 35, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends its adoption in the form attached hereto as S.C.R. No. 35, S.D. 1, H.D. 1.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
DWIGHT Y. TAKAMINE, Chair