STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1014-14

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2014

 

RE:   S.B. No. 2882

      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 Consumer Protection & Commerce, to which was referred S.B. No. 2882, S.D. 2, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose of this measure is to update the Uniform Controlled Substances Act under Chapter 329, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to make it consistent with amendments to federal law on controlled substances, as required under state law.

 

     The Department of Public Safety, Honolulu Police Department, and an individual testified in support of this measure.

 

     Your Committee has amended this measure by:

 

     (1)  Adopting the Department of Public Safety's recommendation to add Alfaxalone to the Schedule IV controlled substances list under section 329-18(c), Hawaii Revised Statutes; and

 

     (2)  Changing the effective date to July 1, 2112, to encourage further discussion.

 


     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 2882, S.D. 2, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 2882, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, and be referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce,

 

 

 

 

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ANGUS L.K. McKELVEY, Chair