HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008

 

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:

10:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 3021, SD1

(SSCR2619)

Status

RELATING TO VIATICAL SETTLEMENTS.

Protects those with terminal or chronic illnesses from unscrupulous brokers who trade in life insurance policies of the sick, by requiring disclosure of the consequences to the consumer, providing the right to rescind the contract, and prohibiting the transfer of the life insurance benefits to the new owner for five years. (SD1)

 

HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN

SB 3031, SD1

(SSCR2699)

Status

RELATING TO DISPENSING OPTICIANS.

Specifies that a dispensing optician's license is required for the dispensing and fitting, upon written prescription, of non‑corrective contact lenses and for the sale of or offer to sell non-corrective contact lenses. (SD1)

 

HLT, CPC

SB 2373, SD1

(SSCR2669)

Status

RELATING TO PSEUDOEPHEDRINE SALES.

Requires electronic logs of pseudoephedrine sales to be made via an Excel worksheet provided by the department of public safety narcotics enforcement division and maintained for two years in a form searchable by law enforcement. (SD1)

 

HLT, PSM, JUD

 

 

 

 

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.

 

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Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 5 copies (including an original) to Room 436 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6051(Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to HLTtestimony@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 Committee Clerk at 586-9605or 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.

 

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Rep. Joshua B. Green, M.D.

Chair