STAND. COM. REP. NO. 503

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 521

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committees on Intrastate Commerce and Consumer Protection & Commerce, to which was referred H.B. No. 521 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO OCULARISTS,"

 

beg leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to specify that an ocularist, certified by a nationally recognized ocularistry certifying board, may perform duties within the scope of that certification.

 

The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, and a few concerned individuals testified in support of this measure.

 

Your Committees have amended this measure by:

 

(1) Changing its effective date to July 1, 3000; and

 

(2) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity, consistency, and style.

 

As affirmed by the records of votes of the members of your Committees on Intrastate Commerce and Consumer Protection & Commerce that are attached to this report, your Committees are in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 521, as amended herein, and recommend that it be referred to your Committee on Finance, in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 521, H.D. 1.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committees on Intrastate Commerce and Consumer Protection & Commerce,

 

 

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ROY M. TAKUMI, Chair

 

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TAKASHI OHNO, Chair