STAND. COM. REP. NO. 907

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2021

 

RE: H.B. No. 1283

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirty-First State Legislature

Regular Session of 2021

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

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:

 

The purpose of this measure is to:

 

(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 Hawaii, 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,

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair