STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1693
RE: S.B. No. 599
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 S.B. No. 599, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO MASSAGE THERAPISTS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to require massage therapy licensees to complete twelve hours of continuing education within the two-year period preceding the licensure renewal date, of which two hours shall include first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or other emergency-related courses, beginning with renewals for the biennium period beginning July 1, 2024.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Board of Massage Therapy, American Massage Therapy Association - Hawaii Chapter, and one individual. Your Committee received comments on this measure from 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 S.B. No. 599, S.D. 1, 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