STAND. COM. REP. NO.  654-18


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2018


RE:   H.B. No. 2149

      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 Intrastate Commerce, to which was referred H.B. No. 2149 entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this measure is to allow dentists flexibility in complying with continuing education requirements by requiring completion of six hours of ethics training every two years instead of three hours each year.


     The Hawaii Dental Association and a concerned individual testified in support of this measure.  The Board of Dental Examiners provided comments.


     Your Committee has amended this measure by:


     (1)  Changing its effective date to July 1, 3000, to facilitate 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 Intrastate Commerce that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 2149, as amended herein, and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 2149, H.D. 1.



Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Intrastate Commerce,