STAND. COM. REP. NO. 817

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 1363

H.D. 2

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1363, H.D. 2, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO NURSES,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to establish a task force to investigate the feasibility of joining, and identify issues that may arise if the State joins, the multistate Nurse Licensure Compact.

 

The American Nurses Association in Hawaii and three individuals testified in support of this measure. The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs testified in opposition to this measure. The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs' Regulated Industries Complaints Office, Board of Nursing, University of Hawaii at Manoa School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene, Hawaii State Center for Nursing, and three individuals 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. 1363, H.D. 2, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair