STAND. COM. REP. NO. 516
RE: H.B. No. 1363
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce, to which was referred H.B. No. 1363, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO NURSES,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The American Nurses Association and an individual testified in support of this measure. The Regulated Industries Complaints Office of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs; Board of Nursing; Legislative Reference Bureau; Hawai‘i State Center for Nursing; University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene; Hawaii Government Employees Association, AFSCME Local 152, AFL-CIO; and an individual provided comments.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Specifying the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs as the agency to provide administrative support instead of the Legislative Reference Bureau; and
(2) Inserting an appropriation for an unspecified amount for the purposes 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 is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1363, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Finance in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1363, H.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce,
ROY M. TAKUMI, Chair