STAND. COM. REP. NO. 735
RE: H.B. No. 690
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred H.B. No. 690, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO PRESCRIPTIONS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to clarify that the existing law that was enacted to curb over-access to and abuse of opioids does not apply to qualifying patients who are prescribed or issued prescriptions pursuant to the State's Our Care, Our Choice Act.
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 H.B. No. 690, H.D. 1, and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,
CHRIS LEE, Chair