THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Senator David Y. Ige, Chair

Senator Carol Fukunaga, Vice Chair

 

 

MEASURES DEFERRED TO WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2008

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 016

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

DECISION MAKING ON THE FOLLOWING MEASURE(S):

(Deferred from Monday, February 4, 2008)

 

SB 2065

Testimony

RELATING TO LANDOWNER LIABILITY FOR NATURAL CONDITIONS.

Codifies common law regarding non-liability of landowners regarding natural conditions on their land that cause damage outside the land and applies standard of negligence upon public landowners regarding natural conditions that cause damage on public roadways.

 

HTH, JDL

SB 2105

Testimony

RELATING TO TOBACCO.

Prohibits the sale and distribution of flavored tobacco products.

 

HTH, JDL

SB 3185

Testimony

RELATING TO CANCER.

Appropriates funds for cervical and breast cancer screening.

 

HTH, WAM

SB 2104

Testimony

RELATING TO THE ORGAN DONOR REGISTRY.

Establishes a statewide organ donor registry.

 

HTH, WAM

SB 2099

Testimony

RELATING TO ANATOMICAL GIFTS.

Enacts the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act.

 

HTH, JDL

SB 2622

Testimony

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS AT THE STATE CAPITOL.

Appropriates funds for automated external defibrillators to be made available at the State Capitol building.

 

HTH, WAM

SB 2530

Testimony

RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE SUPPORT FOR SMALL BUSINESS.

Requires group health issuers to offer all group health plans to self-employed individuals who are licensed by the department of commerce and consumer affairs and are located in the group issuer's service areas.† Allows limits on timing of enrollment and reenrollment to control adverse selection and plan costs.

 

HTH, CPH

SB 2589

Testimony

RELATING TO PHYSICIANS.

Establishes a rural medical practice loan repayment program for licensed physicians who participate in the family practice residency program and who, upon completion of the program, commit to practice medicine for five years in rural areas on the neighbor islands.† Appropriates funds.

 

HTH, WAM

SB 2540

Testimony

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.

Appropriates federal funds for community-based dental health clinics.

 

HTH, WAM

SB 2406

Testimony

RELATING TO TELEPHARMACY.

Requires board of pharmacy to allow telepharmacy by certain federally qualified health centers participating in the federal 340B Pharmaceutical Purchasing Program administered by the United States Department of Health and Human Services.† Defines "telepharmacy" to limit dispensing to only acute medications.

 

HTH, CPH

SB 3130

Testimony

RELATING TO NURSING.

To provide an additional means to qualify for licensure as a registered nurse by allowing a graduate with a completed portion of a masterís entry program in nursing to apply as a registered nurse by examination.

 

HTH, CPH

SB 2276

Testimony

RELATING TO NURSES.

Revises licensing renewal requirements for nurses.

 

HTH, CPH

SB 3028

Testimony

RELATING TO GRADUATES OF FOREIGN ACUPUNCTURE PROGRAMS.

Requires applicants for acupuncture licensure who graduated from foreign institutes to have their educational information evaluated by a professional crediting evaluator as a prerequisite for taking an exam and getting a license in Hawaii.

 

HTH, CPH

 

 

 

 

 

No testimony will be accepted.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT 808-586-6230.