STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1319-18


Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2018


RE: S.B. No. 1235

S.D. 2

H.D. 1





Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2018

State of Hawaii




Your Committee on Health & Human Services, to which was referred S.B. No. 1235, S.D. 2, entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


The purpose of this measure is to appropriate funds to improve the health care services related to cardiac care at Hilo Medical Center.


Hawaii Health Systems Corporation, Hilo Medical Center, Mayor of the County of Hawaii, County of Hawaii Fire Department, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, Hilo Medical Center Foundation, Kau Rural Health Community Association, Inc., United Public Workers, AFSCME, Local 646, AFL-CIO, and numerous concerned individuals submitted testimony in support of this measure.


Your Committee has amended this measure by


(1) Requiring the Auditor to audit contracts over $1,000,000 that the Department of Health or the Department of Human Services has entered into with domestic violence nonprofit organizations; and


(2) 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 Health & Human Services that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 1235, S.D. 2, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 1235, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.



Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Health & Human Services,