STAND. COM. REP. NO. 115
RE: H.B. No. 363
Honorable Joseph M. Souki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Seventh State Legislature
Regular Session of 2013
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Public Safety, to which was referred H.B. No. 363 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to improve access to emergency medical care and ambulance services in Ewa Beach by appropriating funds to demolish the Ewa Beach fire station and to construct a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certified Emergency Medical Services facility at the same location.
The Department of Health; United Public Workers, AFSCME, Local 646, AFL-CIO; and the City and County of Honolulu, Emergency Medical Services Division supported this measure. The American Chemistry Council offered comments on this measure.
Your Committee has amended this measure by replacing the
requirement that the new Emergency Medical Services facility be
"Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certified" with a
requirement that the new Emergency Medical Services facility be "energy-efficient
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Public Safety that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 363, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 363, H.D. 1, and be referred to the Committee on Health.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Public Safety,
HENRY J.C. AQUINO, Chair