STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1524
RE: S.B. No. 911
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. 911, S.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to appropriate funds to the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation to improve the cardiac care health services at Hilo Medical Center by hiring additional staff, conducting training, and purchasing necessary medical equipment.
The Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo; Mayor of the County of Hawai‘i; Hawaii Health Systems Corporation; East Hawai‘i Regional Board; East Hawaii Region of Hawaii Health Systems Corporation; Hilo Medical Center; Hilo Medical Center Foundation; Ka‘u Hospital; United Public Workers, AFSCME, Local 646, AFL-CIO; Hawai‘i State Rural Health Association; Hawaii Island Family Health Center; American Heart Association; Community First; and many individuals testified in support of this measure.
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. 911, S.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Health,
JOHN M. MIZUNO, Chair