HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008

 

COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION & COMMERCE

Rep. Robert N. Herkes, Chair

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Rep. Josh Green, M.D.

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Hermina M. Morita

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

Rep. Alex M. Sonson

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Rep. Josh Green, M.D., Chair

Rep. John Mizuno, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Karen Leinani Awana

Rep. Karl Rhoads

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Maile S. L. Shimabukuro

Rep. Joe Bertram, III

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Gene Ward, Ph.D.

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

TIME:

2:15 pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

A G E N D A

 

 

HCR 15

Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO OFFER COVERAGE FOR HEARING AIDS.

 

 

CPC/HLT, LMG, FIN

HCR 50

Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO PERFORM A STUDY TO DETERMINE WHETHER MODEL PHOTOGRAPHERS SHOULD BE LICENSED BY THE DIRECTOR OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS.

 

 

CPC, LMG, FIN

HCR 52

Status

REQUESTING A SUNRISE REVIEW OF GEOLOGIST LICENSURE.

 

 

CPC, LMG

HCR 62

(HSCR1042-08)

Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS.

 

HLT, CPC, LMG

HCR 65

Status

OPPOSING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE REGULATIONS ELIMINATING THE DEDUCTIBILITY OF CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY RESERVES.

CPC, FIN

HR 56

Status

OPPOSING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE REGULATIONS ELIMINATING THE DEDUCTIBILITY OF CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY RESERVES.

 

 

 

CPC

HCR 66

Status

SUPPORT OF SURPLUS LINES INSURANCE MULTI-STATE COMPLIANCE COMPACT.

CPC

HR 57

Status

SUPPORT OF SURPLUS LINES INSURANCE MULTI-STATE COMPLIANCE COMPACT.

 

 

 

CPC, FIN

HCR 120

Status

RECOMMENDING THAT REALTORS PROMOTE THE PRINCIPLES OF UNIVERSAL DESIGN.

CPC

HR 102

Status

RECOMMENDING THAT REALTORS PROMOTE THE PRINCIPLES OF UNIVERSAL DESIGN.

 

CPC

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing with a transmittal cover indicating:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee the comments are directed to;

     The date and time of the hearing;

     Measure number; and

     The number of copies the Committee is requesting.

 

While every effort will be made to copy, organize, and collate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed to the incorrect office, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 5 copies (including an original) to CPC Vice Chair, Room 315, in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to CPC Vice Chair at 586-6161 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to CPCtestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the Legislative Web site after the hearing adjourns. This public posting of testimony on the Web site should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the CPC Committee Clerk at 586-6172 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

Selected meetings are broadcast live. Check the current legislative broadcast schedule on the "Capitol TV" Web site at www.capitoltv.org OR call 550-8074.

 

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Rep. Joshua B. Green, M.D.

Chair

 

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Rep. Robert N. Herkes

Chair