STAND. COM. REP. NO. 695

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2021

 

RE: H.B. No. 471

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. 471, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO BEHAVIOR ANALYSTS,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to make permanent the regulation of behavior analysts under chapter 465D, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Department of Health, Hawaii State Teachers Association, Together For Our Keiki, Hawaii Disability Rights Center, and numerous individuals. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Department of Education, Hawaii Association for Behavior Analysis, and one individual.

 

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. 471, 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