STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1650-14

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2014

 

RE:   S.B. No. 2348

      S.D. 2

      H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Seventh State Legislature

Regular Session of 2014

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

     Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 2348, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose of this measure is to appropriate funds to establish and fund two advanced life support ambulances based in Puna and Makalei on the Island of Hawaii, including the acquisition of vehicles and equipment and personnel costs for state-certified emergency medical services personnel.

 

     The Hawaii Fire Department; American Medical Response; United Public Workers, AFSCME, Local 646, AFL-CIO; and two individuals supported 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. 2348, 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,

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair