STAND. COM. REP. NO. 994
RE: H.B. No. 979
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. 979, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE HAWAII EMPLOYER-UNION HEALTH BENEFITS TRUST FUND COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Amending the definition of "dependent-beneficiary" under the EUTF to conform with the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010; and
(2) Amending references to marriages under the EUTF to conform with the state Civil Unions Law.
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. 979, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair