STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1080-18

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2018

 

RE: H.B. No. 2373

H.D. 2

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2018

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred H.B. No. 2373, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE SHARING OF VITAL STATISTICS RECORDS WITH DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROGRAM EMPLOYEES FOR APPROVED RESEARCH PURPOSES,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to authorize the Department of Health to disclose certain vital statistic records to Department program employees with the approval of the Department's Institutional Review Committee.

 

The Department of Health, Hawaii Primary Care Association, Hawaii Children's Action Network, and Hawaii Substance Abuse Coalition testified in support of this measure.

 

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

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 2373, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 2373, H.D. 2.

 

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

 

 

 

 

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SCOTT Y. NISHIMOTO, Chair