The Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services, to which was referred House Bill No. 1171, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

SOURCE: Page 2, line 29; (04)AM117101.2. -->     Page 2, line 29, after "force." insert " The affirmative votes of a majority of the voting members appointed to the council are required for the task force to take action on any measure.".
    Page 2, line 30, delete "The task force shall elect by majority vote one (1) of its" and insert " The governor shall appoint one (1) council member to serve as chair and one (1) council member to serve as vice chair.".
    Page 2, delete line 31.
    Page 2, line 32, delete "chairperson.".

    Page 2, line 32, after "The" delete "chairperson" and insert " chair".
    Page 2, line 32, delete "vice chairperson" and insert " vice chair".
    Page 2, line 33, delete "each in those offices." and insert " .".
    (Reference is to HB 1171 as printed January 27, 2004.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass .

Committee Vote: Yeas 9, Nays 0.


Senator Miller, Chairperson

AM 117101/DI 104    2004