HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2002

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Rep. Dennis Arakaki, Chair

Rep. K. Mark Takai, Vice Chair

Rep. Bertha Kawakami

Rep. Emily Auwae

Rep. Michael Kahikina

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Nobu Yonamine

Rep. William Stonebraker

COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES AND HOUSING

Rep. Michael Kahikina, Chair

Rep. Bertha Kawakami, Vice Chair

Rep. Dennis Arakaki

Rep. Emily Auwae

Rep. K. Mark Takai

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Nobu Yonamine

Rep. William Stonebraker

COMMITTEE ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Rep. Roy Takumi, Chair

Rep. K. Mark Takai, Vice Chair

Rep. Felipe P. Abinsay

Rep. Brian Schatz

Rep. Dennis A. Arakaki

Rep. Kika Bukoski

Rep. Nestor R. Garcia

Rep. Chris Halford

Rep. Helene Hale

Rep. Robert McDermott

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Guy Ontai

Rep. Michael Kahikina

Rep. William Stonebraker

NOTICE OF HEARING

DATE:

Thursday, April 18, 2002

TIME:

9:00am 10:30am

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

AMENDED A G E N D A

S.C.R. 48

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO OFFER COVERAGE FOR NATUROPATHS, ACUPUNCTURISTS, AND CHIROPRACTORS.

HLT (pending re-referral)

     

S.C.R. 17 SD2

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO OFFER COVERAGE FOR MENTAL DISORDERS (AMENDED TITLE)

HLT, LMG

     

S.C.R. 69

REQUESTING THE STATE OF HAWAII TO ALLOCATE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR THE RESIDENTIAL ALTERNATIVE COMMUNITY CARE PROGRAM

HLT/HSH, FIN

     

S.C.R. 37 SD1

REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO DESIGNATE A SINGLE DEPARTMENT TO OVERSEE THE FUNDING AND REGULATION OF ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOMES AND FOSTER HOMES (AMENDED TITLE)

HLT/HSH, LMG

     

FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECEIVING TESTIMONY AND DISCUSSION, THE COMMITTEE WILL BE

CONDUCTING A HEARING ON THE FOLLOWING TWO MEASURES (WHICH REFLECTS THE DELETION OF THEIR CURRENT CONTENTS AND INSERTION OF NEW LANGUAGE) IN A PROPOSED AMENDED FORM.

S.C.R. 63 (PROPOSED HD 1

REQUESTING THAT A TASK FORCE BE CONVENED TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF HAWAII'S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH REGULATING TOBACCO AS A CONSUMER PRODUCT

HLT

     

S.C.R. 64 SD1 (PROPOSED HD1)

REQUESTING THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE ON AGING TO CONTINUE ITS FUNDING OF THE LANAKILA MULTI-PURPOSE SENIOR CENTER AND THE MOILIILI SENIOR CENTER BEYOND JUNE 30, 2003.

HLT/HSH, FIN

 

A COPY OF THE RESOLUTIONS IN PROPOSED AMENDED FORM WILL BE AVAILABLE IN ROOM 436, STATE CAPITOL

 
 

FOR DECISION-MAKING ONLY

 

S.C.R. 71 PROPOSED HD1

EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR A WOMEN'S HEALTH PLATFORM THAT RECOGNIZES SERIOUS INEQUITIES IN THE HEALTH PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF WOMEN, AND CALLS FOR THE ELIMINATION OF THESE INEQUITIES TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH STATUS OF WOMEN IN HAWAII.

HLT/HED

S.C.R. 60 PROPOSED HD1

REQUESTING A STUDY OF STATE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR LONG-TERM CARE AND HAWAII'S ELDERLY

HLT,FIN

S.C.R. 102 PROPOSED HD1

REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS AND THE OFFICE OF INSULAR AFFAIRS TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR LAWFUL NON-IMMIGRANTS FROM THE FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA, THE REPUBLIC OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS AND PALAU.

HLT

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

PERSONS WISHING TO TESTIFY ARE REQUESTED TO SUBMIT 40 COPIES OF THEIR TESTIMONY AT LEAST 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE HEARING TO: (1) THE HLT COMMITTEE'S VICE CHAIR IN ROOM 403HE TURNAROUND AREA OF THE CAPITOL BASEMENT PARKING LOT. TESTIMONY MAY BE FAXED TO THE HOUSE SGT.-AT-ARMS OFFICE AT: 586-6501 (OAHU) OR 1-800-535-3859 (NEIGHBOR ISLANDS). WHEN FAXING, PLEASE INDICATE TO WHOM THE TESTIMONY IS BEING SUBMITTED, THE DATE AND TIME OF THE HEARING, AND THE REQUIRED NO. OF COPIES THAT ARE NEEDED FOR SUBMITTAL.

IT IS ALSO REQUESTED THAT THE COPIES BE ON ONE SIDE OF AN 8-1/2" X 11" SHEET WITH TWO HOLES PUNCHED AT THE TOP. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE HLT COMMITTEE CLERK AT 586-6050.

IF YOU REQUIRE SPECIAL ASSISTANCE OR AUXILIARY AIDS AND/OR SERVICES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PUBLIC HEARING PROCESS OF THE STATE HOUSE (I.E., SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER, WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY, OR PARKING DESIGNATED FOR THE DISABLED), PLEASE CONTACT THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT LEAST 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE HEARING SO ARRANGEMENTS CAN BE MADE.

 

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Rep. Michael P. Kahikina

Chair

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Rep. Dennis A. Arakaki

Chair

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Rep. Roy Takumi

Chair