STAND. COM. REP. NO.  837-08

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2008

 

RE:   H.B. No. 2761

      H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Fourth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2008

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

     Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 2761, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO WOMEN'S HEALTH,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose of this bill is to improve the health and welfare of women between pregnancies by requiring the provision of not less than six months of post-partum and interconception care for female participants of child-bearing age under the QUEST program.

 

     The Hawaii Primary Care Association and Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies of Hawaii testified in support of this bill. The Department of Human Services submitted comments.

 

     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 H.B. No. 2761, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,

 

 

 

 

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MARCUS R. OSHIRO, Chair