HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2009

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane, Chair

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. John M. Mizuno

Rep. Joe Bertram, III

Rep. Maile S.L. Shimabukuro

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Lynn Finnegan

Rep. Mele Carroll

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

TIME:

9:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 710, HD1

(HSCR278)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Exempts long-term care facilities from the certificate of need process.

 

HLT

HCR 43

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO INVESTIGATE HAZARDS POSED BY POLYSTYRENE FOOD CONTAINERS AND TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS FOR BIODEGRADABLE PLASTIC FOOD CONTAINERS AND GROCERY BAGS.

 

 

HLT, CPC

HCR 53

Status

REQUESTING THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION TO ESTABLISH A BLUE RIBBON PANEL TO CONDUCT A HEALTH CARE NEEDS ASSESSMENT AND OPERATIONAL STRUCTURE ANALYSIS.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HR 43

Status

REQUESTING THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION TO ESTABLISH A BLUE RIBBON PANEL TO CONDUCT A HEALTH CARE NEEDS ASSESSMENT AND OPERATIONAL STRUCTURE ANALYSIS.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 17

Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO MAKE IT A PRIORITY TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC ON THE PROPER CLEANING OF PRODUCE.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HR 19

Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO MAKE IT A PRIORITY TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC ON THE PROPER CLEANING OF PRODUCE.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 51

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO INCREASE EDUCATIONAL EFFORTS TO PREVENT AND ERADICATE CERVICAL CANCER.

 

 

HLT, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Chair