STAND. COM. REP. NO.  872

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2015

 

RE:   H.B. No. 600

      H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

     Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 600, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO COMMUNITY CARE FOSTER FAMILY HOMES,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose of this measure is to authorize the Department of Health to permit two private-pay individuals who are married to be cared for in the same community care foster family home, provided that certain requirements are met.

 

     The Big Island Adult Foster Home Operators, Adult Foster Home of the Pacific, and numerous concerned individuals supported this measure.  The Department of Health and the Department of Human Services 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 H.B. No. 600, 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