STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2070

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: S.B. No. 242

S.D. 2

H.D. 2

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

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, Hawaii 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,

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair