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HB2739 HD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO HEALTH.
Report Title: Health; Our Care, Our Choice Act
Description: Establishes a regulated process under which an adult resident of the State with a medically confirmed terminal disease and less than six months to live may choose to obtain a prescription for medication to end the patient's life. Imposes criminal sanctions for tampering with a patient's request for a prescription or coercing a patient to request a prescription. (HB2739 HD1)
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: CPH, JDC
Introducer(s): BELATTI, HASHEM, LOWEN, LUKE, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI, TAKAYAMA, TODD

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1/24/2018HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/29/2018HReferred to HHS/JUD, referral sheet 9
2/23/2018HBill scheduled to be heard by HHS/JUD on Tuesday, 02-27-18 10:30AM in the Auditorium.
2/27/2018HThe committee(s) on HHS/JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 02-28-18 at 12:00 PM in room 329.
2/27/2018HBill scheduled for decision making on Wednesday, 02-28-18 12:00PM in conference room 329.
2/28/2018HThe committees on HHS recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 4 Ayes: Representative(s) Mizuno, Kobayashi, Belatti, Learmont; Ayes with reservations: none; 1 Noes: Representative(s) Tupola; and Excused: none.
2/28/2018HThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Nishimoto, San Buenaventura, Brower, C. Lee, Morikawa, Takayama, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 1 Noes: Representative(s) McDermott; and Excused: none.
3/1/2018HReported from HHS/JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 902-18) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and placement on the calendar for Third Reading.
3/1/2018HFloor Amendment No. 1 offered by Rep. Tupola.
3/1/2018HFloor Amendment failed with Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 3 (Representative(s) McKelvey, Tokioka, Yamane).
3/1/2018HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1; placed on the calendar for Third Reading with Representative(s) DeCoite, Har, Matsumoto, Woodson voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Aquino, Cachola, Choy, Cullen, Johanson, Kong, McDermott, Quinlan, Tupola, Ward voting no (10) and Representative(s) McKelvey, Tokioka, Yamane excused (3).
3/6/2018HFloor Amendment No. 2 offered by Rep. Tupola.
3/6/2018HFloor amendment failed with Noes, 1 (Representative(s) Belatti). Excused, 0 (none).
3/6/2018HPassed Third Reading with Representative(s) DeCoite, Matsumoto, Tokioka, Yamane voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Aquino, Cachola, Choy, Cullen, Har, Johanson, Kong, McDermott, Quinlan, Tupola, Ward, Woodson voting no (12) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
3/8/2018SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 378).
3/8/2018SPassed First Reading.
3/8/2018SReferred to CPH, JDC.
3/13/2018SThe committee(s) on CPH has scheduled a public hearing on 03-16-18 8:30AM in conference room 229.
3/16/2018SThe committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in CPH were as follows: 6 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, Tokuda, Espero, Ihara, Nishihara, Ruderman; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) S. Chang.
3/19/2018SReported from CPH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2967) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading and referral to JDC.
3/19/2018SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading and referred to JDC.
3/19/2018SThe committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 03-23-18 9:00AM in conference room 016.
3/23/2018SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in JDC were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Taniguchi, K. Rhoads, Kim, L. Thielen; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 1 No(es): Senator(s) Gabbard; and 0 Excused: none.
3/28/2018SReported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 3251) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading.
3/28/2018SOne Day Notice 03-29-18.
3/29/2018SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading. Ayes, 23; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Green, K. Kahele, Kim, Riviere . Noes, 2 (Senator(s) Gabbard, Harimoto). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
3/29/2018HReturned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 462).
3/29/2018HTransmitted to Governor.
4/5/2018HAct 002, on 04/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1102).
4/5/2018SAct 002, 04/05/2018 (Gov. Msg. No. 1102).

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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HB2739 HD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice
HHS/JUD Auditorium 2/27/2018 10:30 AM View
HHS/JUD 329 2/28/2018 12:00 PM View
CPH 229 3/16/2018 8:30 AM View
JDC 016 3/23/2018 9:00 AM View