STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1952-18
RE: S.B. No. 203
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred S.B. No. 203 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO STATE COUNCIL ON MENTAL HEALTH,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Specifying that the Council is administratively attached to the Department of Health;
(2) Including a representative of the Med-QUEST Division in the Council's membership; and
(3) Amending quorum and voting requirements.
The Department of Health, Department of Human Services, State Council on Mental Health, and a few individuals testified in support of this measure.
Your Committee has amended this measure by changing its effective date to July 1, 2050, to promote further discussion.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 203, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 203, H.D. 1.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,
SCOTT Y. NISHIMOTO, Chair