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

NOTICE OF HEARING

DATE:

Tuesday, January 29, 2002

TIME:

8:30 12:00

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

A G E N D A

HB 1747

RELATING TO RIGHTS OF VICTIMS

HLT, JHA

 

Requires the Director of the Health Department to notify victims of the status of defendants and perpetrators committed to the custody of the Director of the Department of Health .(Hamakawa)

 

HB 1771

RELATING TO PATIENT SAFETY

HLT, JHA, FIN

 

Establishes a patient safety and medical errors reduction program for all health care facilities in the State, including a risk management and risk prevention education and training component for nonphysician personnel and the development and implementation of an incident reporting system. (Nakasone)

 

HB 1765

RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORP.

HLT, FIN

 

Defines substantial reduction or elimination of direct patient care services under section 323F-31, HRS. (Kawakami, Arakaki,Takai, Kahikina, Auwae, Yonamine)

 
     

HB 1766

RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS

HLT, FIN

 

Repeals the provision that prohibits the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds after June 30, 2003. Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Hawaii Pacific Health in the acquisition or construction of health care facilities, renovation of existing facilities, acquisition of land, equipment, and technology, and other capital-related projects. (Kawakami, Kahikina,Arakaki, Kanoho, Espero, Leong, Morita, Cabreros, Magoay)

 
     
     

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

PERSONS WISHING TO TESTIFY ARE REQUESTED TO SUBMIT 40OPIES OF THEIR TESTIMONY AT LEAST 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE HEARING TO: (1) THE COMMITTEE'S VICE CHAIR IN ROOM 403TATE 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 HEALTH 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. Dennis A. Arakaki

Chair