THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2002

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Senator David Matsuura, Chair

Senator Jan Yagi Buen, Vice Chair

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 1, 2002

TIME:

1:00 5:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 225

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

A G E N D A

SB 2147

RELATING TO THE TREATMENT OF INTRAFAMILIAL CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE.

Establishes a dedicated source of funding and appropriates funds for the treatment of intrafamilial child sexual abuse.

HHS, WAM

SB 2042

RELATING TO FAMILY COURT.

Authorizes family court to issue orders relevant to the liberty and support of either party or a party's child when issuing a protective order.

HHS, JDC

SB 2123

RELATING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE PROTECTIVE ORDERS.

Authorizes the use of a copy, facsimile telecommunication, or other reliable reproduction of a domestic abuse protective order to be used in lieu of the original order for any and all purposes for which the original order could be used.

HHS, JDC

SB 2152

RELATING TO FAMILY COURT.

Authorizes family court to issue orders relevant to the liberty and support of either party or a party's child when issuing a protective order.

HHS, JDC

SB 2153

RELATING TO CHILD PROTECTION.

Expands the membership of the child protective review panel to include two community members who are active in the systemic reform of the child protection system. Clarifies the definition of "serious abuse" to include cases of missing children.

HHS, JDC

SB 2528

RELATING TO SENTENCING.

Requires court to consider seriousness of injury in sentencing in domestic violence cases, including consideration of extended term.

HHS, JDC

SB 2432

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR WAIANAE COAST COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CENTER.

Makes an appropriation to the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center for emergency services.

HHS, WAM

SB 1399

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR EMERGENCY AMBULANCE SERVICE ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII.

Appropriate funds to provide emergency advance life support ambulance service to the residents of Hawaiian Ocean View Estates on the Island of Hawaii.

HHS, WAM

SB 2275

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE MAUI ADULT DAY CARE CENTER.

Appropriates $250,000 to the department of human services for the Maui Adult Day Care Center.

HHS, WAM

SB 2227

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR NEIGHBOR ISLAND DENTAL CARE.

Makes appropriation to the department of health, district health offices, to provide dental care on Kauai, Hawaii, and Maui.

HHS, WAM

SB 2453

RELATING TO ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE.

Requires, by audit, residential care homes (not long term facilities) to appropriately disperse personal needs funds.

HHS, WAM

SB 2268

RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX.

Exempts non-profit organizations from the general excise tax that prepare meals for the elderly and aged and are hired by charitable organizations like the Meals on Wheels Program.

HHS, WAM

SB 2500

RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.

Increases the personal needs allowance from $20 to $30 plus additional changes yearly based on COLA increases or decreases.

HHS, WAM

SB 2461

RELATING TO DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.

Clarifies that the DOH may make available, but not directly provide, as a government agency, case management services to persons with developmental disabilities, which are to be provided by private sector providers.

HHS, WAM

SB 2021

RELATING TO ENROLLMENT IN THE CHILDREN'S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.

Awards $80 for each new enrollment of an eligible child in the children's health insurance program to parent-teachers associations, hospitals, and nonprofit organizations. Appropriates matching funds to DHS. Appropriates funds for training.

HHS, WAM

SB 2391

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Establishes a temporary income tax credit for a taxpayer who pays one hundred per cent of the cost of the taxpayer's employee's health insurance premiums.

HHS, WAM

SB 2047

RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.

Defines substantial reduction or elimination of direct patient care services under section 323F-31, HRS.

HHS, WAM

SB 2290

RELATING TO INDEPENDENT BILL REVIEWERS.

Expands the types of credentials that may be substituted for domiciliary, experiential, educational, and examination requirements by an applicant for independent bill reviewer licensing.

HHS, CPH

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW, IF TIME PERMITS.

Persons wishing to testify should submit 20 copies of their testimony to the committee clerk, Room 226, State Capitol 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony may also be faxed if less than 5 pages in length, to the Senate Sergeant-At-Arms Office at 586-6659 or 1-800-586-6659 (toll free for neighbor islands), at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. When faxing, please indicate to whom the testimony is being submitted, the date and time of the hearing, and the required number of copies needed for submittal.

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids or services to participate in the public hearing process (i.e., sign language interpreter, wheelchair accessibility, or parking designated for the disabled) please contact the committee clerk 24 hours prior to the hearing so arrangements can be made.

Public Folder. A folder labeled "Public Folder" containing the measures and testimonies for the hearing will be available for shared use by members of the public.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT 586-7788.

 

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Senator David Matsuura

Chair