HB 496

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY

By Representative(s) PENDLETON / STEGMAIER; Auwae, Fox, Ito, Kaho`ohalahala, Marumoto, Rath, Whalen, Yoshinaga

Keywords: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, PRISONS

Report Title: Prisoners; Medical Treatment

Description: Adds a section to chapter 353, HRS, permitting the department of public safety to charge prisoners a co-payment of at least 10% of the cost of any medical procedure administered or provided by the department; provides for extensive agency rule making and discretion.

 1-22-99        H Introduced and passed First Reading                      
 1-25-99        H Referred to the committees on 1. PSM 2. FIN ,
                  referral sheet 3
 1-27-99        H Bill scheduled to be heard by PSM on Monday,
                  02-01-99 at 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. in  conference room
                  325.
 2- 1-99        H The committee on PSM recommends that the measure be         
                  HELD.
 2- 1-99        H The votes in PSM were as follows:4 Ayes: Rep.(s)
                  Garcia, Kaho`ohalahala, Chang, Pendleton; Ayes with         
                  reservations: Rep.(s) ; none Noes: Rep.(s) ; and
                  none Excused: Rep.(s)