STAND. COM. REP. NO. 472

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: H.B. No. 658

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 Judiciary and Consumer Protection & Commerce, to which was referred H.B. No. 658, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH,"

 

beg leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to allow that certain licensed individuals, including advanced practice registered nurses, that provide patient care services within a medical or health facility, be included within public health and safety rules adopted by the Department of Health.

 

The Hawaii Association of Professional Nurses, Advance Practice, Wellness Partners Hawaii Inc., American Nurses Association in Hawaii, and several concerned individuals supported this measure.

 

As affirmed by the records of votes of the members of your Committees on Judiciary and Consumer Protection & Commerce that are attached to this report, your Committees are in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 658, H.D. 1, and recommend that it be referred to your Committee on Finance.

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

 

 

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ROY M. TAKUMI, Chair

 

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CHRIS LEE, Chair