STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1409


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2019


RE:   S.B. No. 251

      S.D. 1





Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii




     Your Committee on Health, to which was referred S.B. No. 251, S.D. 1, entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this measure is to:


     (1)  Provide a limited exemption from state licensure requirements to out-of-state physicians who accompany a sports team to a specific sporting event in Hawaii or are invited to provide services at a national sport training center, event, or competition in Hawaii, if certain conditions are met; and


     (2)  Require out-of-state physicians to provide at least 30 days written notice of the event to the Hawaii Medical Board.


     An individual supported this measure.  The Hawaii Medical Board provided comments.


     Your Committee notes that the Hawaii Medical Board is scheduled to review and discuss this measure at its upcoming meeting.  Should your Committees on Intrastate Commerce and Consumer Protection & Commerce deliberate on this measure, your Committee respectfully requests that it consider the comments provided by the Hawaii Medical Board.


     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Health that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 251, S.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be referred to your Committees on Intrastate Commerce and Consumer Protection & Commerce.



Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Health,