STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1308

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2019

 

RE: S.B. No. 540

S.D. 1

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirtieth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2019

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Health, to which was referred S.B. No. 540, S.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE BOARD OF PHARMACY,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to allow the Board of Pharmacy to approve pilot and demonstration research projects for innovative applications in the practice of pharmacy under certain conditions.

 

The Board of Pharmacy, Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, Walgreen Co., Kaiser Permanente Hawaii, and a few individuals testified in support of this measure.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by:

 

(1) Changing its effective date to July 1, 2050, to facilitate further discussion; and

 

(2) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity, consistency, and style.

 

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. 540, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 540, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Consumer Protection & Commerce.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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JOHN M. MIZUNO, Chair