STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1071-18
RE: H.B. No. 1602
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce, to which was referred H.B. No. 1602, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO OPIOIDS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The Department of Public Safety, Hawaii Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i, Hawaii Substance Abuse Coalition, Walgreen Co., and Ho‘omana Pono, LLC testified in support of this measure. One individual testified in opposition. The Department of Health provided comments.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Changing its effective date to July 1, 2050, to promote further discussion; and
(2) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity, consistency, and style.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1602, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1602, H.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce,
ROY M. TAKUMI, Chair