STAND. COM. REP. NO. 566

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                  

 

RE:    S.B. No. 1095

       S.D. 1

 

 

 

Honorable Donna Mercado Kim

President of the Senate

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Madam:

 

     Your Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection, to which was referred S.B. No. 1095 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose and intent of this measure is to make various updates to title 24, Hawaii Revised Statutes, relating to insurance.

 

     Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.

 

     Your Committee finds that this measure makes various updates to title 24, Hawaii Revised Statutes, relating to insurance, including:  specifying that rerating of rates approved by the Insurance Commissioner is prohibited; permitting the suspension, revocation, or denial of a mutual benefit society's certificate of authority under certain conditions; and making other conforming amendments.

 

     Your Committee has amended this measure by making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for the purposes of clarity and consistency.

 

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 1095, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 1095, S.D. 1, and be placed on the calendar for Third Reading.

 

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

 

 

 

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ROSALYN H. BAKER, Chair