HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2009

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro, Chair

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Karen Leinani Awana

Rep. Roland D. Sagum, III

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Jessica Wooley

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Kymberly Marcos Pine

Rep. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Chris Lee

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 5

 

HB 29, HD1

(HSCR375)

Status

RELATING TO DEAD HUMAN BODIES.

Prohibits the commercial display of dead human bodies without a permit from the department of health.

 

HLT, JUD, FIN

HB 28, HD1

(HSCR374)

Status

RELATING TO DEAD HUMAN BODIES.

Adds to the prohibition against buying dead human bodies, the selling of dead human bodies. Defines the term "dead human body" to include plastinated bodies and body parts. Increases the fine for buying or selling a dead human body to up to $5,000.

 

HLT, JUD, FIN

HB 36

(HSCR473)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Changes the name of the Environmental Health Education Fund to the Sanitation and Environmental Health Fund and allows the Fund to be used for sanitation program activities.

 

HLT, EEP, FIN

HB 1362, HD1

(HSCR523)

Status

RELATING TO GENETIC COUNSELORS.

Establishes the Genetic Counseling Licensure Program within Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs. Requires licensure in order to use the title of "licensed genetic counselor". Provides exemptions from licensure requirements.

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HB 989

(HSCR177)

Status

RELATING TO CHILDREN'S HEALTH CARE.

Amends the Act 236, Session Laws of Hawaii 2007, which established the Hawaii children's health care program, to extend the program for three more years and require that participants receive primary health care services at federally qualified health centers.

 

HLT/HUS, FIN

HB 1373, HD1

(HSCR210)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Appropriates funds to provide health care for uninsured Hawaii residents through nonprofit community-based health care providers.

 

HLT/HUS, FIN

 

 

 

 

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: 2 copies (including an original) to Room 306 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6001 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

WEB: For comments less than 4MB in size, transmit through the Web page at http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/emailtestimony

 

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.

 

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Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair