STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2070
RE: S.B. No. 242
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 S.B. No. 242, S.D. 2, H.D. 2, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to establish a task force to study issues related to the accessibility and utilization of essential services by the State's developmentally and intellectually disabled individuals.
The Hawaii Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Action Group and a few individuals testified in support of this measure. The Department of Health, Department of Human Services, Hawai‘i Psychological Association, and Hawaii Substance Abuse Coalition provided comments.
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 S.B. No. 242, S.D. 2, H.D. 2, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair