STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1025
RE: S.B. No. 281
Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi
President of the Senate
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Ways and Means, to which was referred S.B. No. 281 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose and intent of this measure is to appropriate funds to the Department of Health.
No written comments were received on this measure.
Your Committee notes that Governor's Message No. 6 requests a total of $14,254,411 for fiscal year 2019-2020 and $18,682,998 for fiscal year 2020-2021 to cover various costs to maintain the current level of pre-hospital emergency medical services.
Your Committee has amended this measure by replacing its contents with appropriations for each year of the fiscal biennium 2019-2021 to maintain the current level of pre-hospital emergency medical services.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Ways and Means that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 281, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 281, S.D. 1.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Ways and Means,
DONOVAN M. DELA CRUZ, Chair