STAND. COM. REP. NO. 843-20
RE: H.B. No. 2506
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2020
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 2506, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO VITAL STATISTICS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to require the Department of Health to issue a certificate of stillbirth, upon the request of the parent or parents named on a fetal death certificate issued in the case of a stillbirth.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Aha Moku Advisory Committee of the Department of Land and Natural Resources, Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs, Oahu Council of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs, Hawaii Council of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs, Kauai Council of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs, Prince Kuhio Hawaiian Civic Club, Pearl Harbor Hawaiian Civic Club, Save Medicaid Hawaii, and seventeen individuals. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Department of Health.
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 H.B. No. 2506, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair