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

NOTICE OF HEARING

DATE:

Monday, February 4, 2002

TIME:

8:30 am 12:00pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

A G E N D A

HB 1856

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR RESPITE CARE SERVICES FOR FAMILIES OF INDIVIDUALS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

HSH/HLT, FIN

 

Appropriates funds for respite care services for families of individuals with special needs.

 

HB 1862

RELATING TO RESPITE SERVICES

HSH/HLT, FIN

 

Establishes the Hawaii respite services trust fund to provide funding for grants to caregivers for respite services.

 

HB 2059

RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE FOOD SECURITY COMMISSION.

HSH/HLT, FIN

 

Establishes a food security commission to target hunger issues in Hawaii.

 

HB 2056

RELATING TO SOCIAL WORK

HSH/HLT, CPC

 

Makes various amendments to Chapters 431M and 467E, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to further regulate the practice of social work and the licensure of social workers.

 

HB 2055

RELATING TO SOCIAL WORK

HLT, CPC

 

Repeals the sunset date on Act 229, Session Laws of Hawaii 2001, relating to social work.

 

HB 1868

RELATING TO THE TREATMENT OF INTRA-FAMILIAL CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE.

HLT/HSH, FIN

 

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

 

HB 1869

RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT

HLT/HSH, FIN

 

Requires a qualified medical facility selected by the director of human services to provide direct medical consultation to the child protective services agency regarding cases of reported child abuse or neglect that are under investigation by that agency. Appropriates funds.

 

HB 1858

RELATING TO BEFORE-SCHOOL, AFTER-SCHOOL, AND WEEKEND PROGRAMS.

HLT/HSH, FIN

 

Establishes a dedicated source of funding for before-school, after school and weekend programs.

 

HB 1859

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR BEFORE-SCHOOL, AFTER SCHOOL AND WEEKEND PROGRAMS.

HLT/HSH, FIN

 

Appropriates funds for before-school, after-school and weekend programs.

 

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 403, STATE CAPITOL, OR (2) THE HOUSE SGT.-AT-ARMS PERSONNEL IN THE 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