STAND. COM. REP. NO. 918-18
RE: H.B. No. 2606
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 2606, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO TROPIC CARE,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to appropriate funds for the Tropic Care program of the United States Department of Defense to provide free medical care to individuals in rural areas on the island of Hawaii.
Mayor of the County of Hawaii, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, and Hawaii Self Advocacy Advisory Council testified in support of this measure. The Department of Health provided comments.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 2606, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair