STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1996-22

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2022

 

RE: S.B. No. 2280

S.D. 2

H.D. 2

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirty-First State Legislature

Regular Session of 2022

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 2280, S.D. 2, H.D. 2, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO DENTAL ASSISTANTS,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to permit dental assistants to perform limited, essential duties under the general supervision of a licensed dentist in public health settings.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Health, Board of Dentistry, Hawaii Children's Action Network Speaks!, Hawaii Oral Health Coalition, AlohaCare, and Hawaii Dental Association.

 

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. 2280, S.D. 2, H.D. 2, 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