STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1101

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2017

 

RE: S.B. No. 514

S.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2017

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Health, to which was referred S.B. No. 514, S.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to authorize pharmacists to administer human papillomavirus, Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis), meningococcal, and influenza vaccines to eleven- through seventeen-year-old patients pursuant to a valid prescription.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Health, Board of Pharmacy, University of Hawaii Hilo Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy, Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, The CHOW Project, Hawaii Public Health Institute, Hawaii Medical Service Association, Weinstein Pharmacy, CVS Health, Walgreen Co., Times Pharmacy, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, Hawaii Youth Services Network, and numerous individuals. Your Committee received testimony in opposition to this measure from a few individuals. Hawaii Pharmacists Association and an individual submitted comments.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Health that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 514, S.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be referred to your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Health,

 

 

 

 

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DELLA AU BELATTI, Chair