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SB970 SD2 HD2       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
Report Title: Telehealth; Physician-patient Relationship; Establishment
Description: Authorizes the establishment of a physician-patient relationship via a telehealth interaction if the physician is licensed to practice medicine in the State. (HD2)
Companion:  HB473
Package: None
Current Referral: PDP/HHH, CPC, FIN
Introducer(s): KEOHOKALOLE, CHANG, KIDANI, LEE, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SHIMABUKURO, Acasio, Fevella, Gabbard, Kim, Moriwaki, Riviere, Wakai

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1/27/2021SIntroduced.
1/27/2021SPassed First Reading.
1/29/2021SReferred to HTH, CPN/JDC.
2/5/2021SThe committee(s) on HTH has scheduled a public hearing on 02-08-21 1:00PM in conference room Via Videoconference.
2/8/2021SThe committee(s) on HTH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in HTH were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Keohokalole, Baker, Moriwaki, San Buenaventura, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/12/2021SReported from HTH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 162) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to CPN/JDC.
2/12/2021SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to CPN/JDC.
2/19/2021SThe committee(s) on CPN/JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-24-21 9:15AM; CR 229 & Videoconference.
2/24/2021SThe committee(s) on CPN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPN were as follows: 6 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, Chang, Nishihara, Riviere, San Buenaventura, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Misalucha.
2/24/2021SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in JDC were as follows: 7 Aye(s): Senator(s) Rhoads, Keohokalole, Acasio, Gabbard, Kim, Lee, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 0 Excused: none.
3/4/2021SReported from CPN/JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 652) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading, as amended (SD 2).
3/4/2021S48 Hrs. Notice 03-09-21.
3/9/2021SReport adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
3/9/2021HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 313) in amended form (SD 2).
3/11/2021HPass First Reading
3/11/2021HReferred to PDP/HHH, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 22
3/15/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by PDP/HHH on Thursday, 03-18-21 11:30AM in House conference room 309 & 329 Via Videoconference.
3/18/2021HThe committees on PDP recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Ichiyama, Eli, Cullen, McKelvey, Mizuno, Wildberger, Yamashita, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Woodson.
3/18/2021HThe committees on HHH recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Yamane, Tam, Gates, Har, Kapela, Nishimoto, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) LoPresti.
3/19/2021HReported from PDP/HHH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1056) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to CPC.
3/19/2021HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on CPC with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Todd excused (1).
3/19/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by CPC on Tuesday, 03-23-21 2:00PM in House conference room 329 Via Videoconference.
3/23/2021HThe committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 11 Ayes: Representative(s) Johanson, Kitagawa, Aquino, Har, Hashem, Kong, Mizuno, Morikawa, Onishi, Tarnas, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none.
3/25/2021HReported from CPC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1410), recommending referral to FIN.
3/25/2021HReport adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0).
3/29/2021HBill scheduled to be heard by FIN on Wednesday, 03-31-21 1:30PM in House conference room 308 Via Videoconference.
3/31/2021HThe committees on FIN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 14 Ayes: Representative(s) Luke, Cullen, Branco, Eli, Holt, Ilagan, B. Kobayashi, Marten, Nishimoto, Perruso, Sayama, Tam, Wildberger, Yamashita; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) McDermott.
4/7/2021HReported from FIN (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1667) as amended in HD 2, recommending passage on Third Reading.
4/7/2021HForty-eight (48) hours notice Friday, 04-09-21.
4/9/2021HPassed Third Reading as amended in HD 2 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.
4/13/2021SReceived from House (Hse. Com. No. 478).
4/13/2021SSenate disagrees with House amendments.
4/13/2021HReceived notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 788).
4/15/2021SSenate Conferees Appointed: Keohokalole Chair; Baker, Rhoads Co-Chairs; San Buenaventura, Fevella.
4/15/2021HReceived notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 792).
4/16/2021HHouse Conferees Appointed: Ichiyama, Yamane, Johanson, Eli Co-Chairs; Gates, Ward.
4/19/2021SReceived notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 559).
4/19/2021SSenate Conferees Discharged: Senator Keohokalole discharged as Chair. Senators Baker, Rhoads discharged as Co-Chairs. Senators San Buenaventura, Fevella discharged as Conferees.
4/19/2021SReconsideration of action taken on 04-13-21 in disagreeing to the House amendments.
4/19/2021SSenate agrees with House amendments. Placed on the calendar for Final Reading on 04-20-21.
4/19/2021SOne Day Notice 04-20-21.
4/20/2021HReceived notice of all Senate conferees being discharged (Sen. Com. No. 845).
4/20/2021SPassed Final Reading. Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 0 Excused: none.
4/21/2021HReceived notice of reconsideration, Senate agreement, and Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 847).
4/21/2021SEnrolled to Governor.

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

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SB970 SD2 HD2






CommDate/Time/RoomNotice 
HTH 2/08/21 1:00P
Via Videoconference
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CPN/JDC 2/24/21 9:15A
CR 229 & Videoconference
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PDP/HHH 3/18/21 11:30A
309 & 329 Via Videoconference
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CPC 3/23/21 2:00P
329 Via Videoconference
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FIN 3/31/21 1:30P
308 Via Videoconference
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