STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1921-08

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2008

 

RE:   S.C.R. No. 79

 

 

 

 

Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Fourth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2008

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

     Your Committees on Health and Human Services & Housing, to which was referred S.C.R. No. 79 entitled:

 

"SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING TUBERCULOSIS SCREENING AND TREATMENT FOR RESIDENTS OF PUBLIC HOUSING AND EMERGENCY TRANSITIONAL SHELTER HOUSING,"

 

beg leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose of this concurrent resolution is to determine the appropriate and effective public health practices that can be implemented to screen and treat individuals residing in public housing and emergency shelters for tuberculosis.

 

     A concerned individual supported the intent of this concurrent resolution.

 

     As affirmed by the records of votes of the members of your Committees on Health and Human Services & Housing that are attached to this report, your Committees concur with the intent and purpose of S.C.R. No. 79 and recommend that it be referred to the Committee on Finance.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committees on Health and Human Services & Housing,

 

 

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KARL RHOADS, Acting Chair

 

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JOSHUA B. GREEN, M.D., Chair