STAND. COM. REP. NO. 907
RE: H.B. No. 1283
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2021
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1283, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Require the employers of first responders to develop and provide dementia training to first responders; and
(2) Authorize the Executive Office on Aging to set standards, frequency, and coordination of dementia training.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from AARP Hawai‘i, Alzheimer's Association - Hawaii, and ten individuals. Your Committee received testimony in opposition to this measure from the Honolulu Police Department. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Executive Office on Aging.
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. 1283, 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