STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1851-18

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2018

 

RE: H.R. No. 195

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2018

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce, to which was referred H.R. No. 195 entitled:

 

"HOUSE RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE HAWAII VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION TO CONDUCT A SURVEY OF ITS MEMBERSHIP ON THE FREQUENCY OF CASES OF RAT LUNGWORM DISEASE IN ANIMAL COMPANIONS,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to request the Hawaii Veterinary Medical Association to:

 

(1) Conduct a survey of its membership on the number of cases of rat lungworm disease that have been suspected and that have been confirmed in animal companions during a period of time to be determined by the Association; and

 

(2) Submit a report of the survey results to the Legislature in a timely manner.

 

The Department of Land and Natural Resources, University of Hawaii System, and Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii testified in support of this measure.

 

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 concurs with the intent and purpose of H.R. No. 195 and recommends its adoption.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce,

 

 

 

 

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ROY M. TAKUMI, Chair