STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1067
RE: H.B. No. 898
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 898 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE BOARD OF HEALTH,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to repeal statutory language establishing a Board of Health (Board) to advise the Director of Health on matters relating to the Department of Health (DOH). Your Committee notes that the Board has been vacant for several years and its function has become obsolete.
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. 898 and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair