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:

Friday, April 03, 2009

TIME:

10:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HCR 223

Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A COMPARATIVE FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH'S COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER AND WAI`ANAE'S INDEPENDENTLY OPERATED COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER.

 

 

HLT, LMG, FIN

HCR 97

Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ANALYZE A MEASURE TO REGULATE RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTITIONERS.

 

 

HLT, CPC, LMG

HCR 290

Status/ HR 262

Status

COMMENDING THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON IMMUNIZATION PRACTICES FOR ITS RECOMMENDATION TO IMMUNIZE ALL CHILDREN AGES SIX MONTHS THROUGH AGE EIGHTEEN BEGINNING JULY 1, 2009.

 

 

 

HLT, FIN

HR 195

Status

REQUESTING REVIEW OF EXISTING REPORTS AND STUDIES RELATED TO ASPARTAME AND RECISSION OF APPROVAL OF ASPARTAME FOR UNITED STATES MARKETS.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 130

Status/ HR 107

Status

URGING MEDICAL AND PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS THAT PROVIDE REPRODUCTIVE AND FERTILITY TREATMENTS TO DEVELOP ETHICAL STANDARDS AND PROFESSIONAL GUIDELINES FOR EMBRYO IMPLANTATION.

 

 

 

HLT, CPC/JUD

HCR 121

Status/ HR 98

Status

URGING ALL HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOMS IN THE STATE TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION ON DEMAND TO VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT OR RAPE.

 

 

 

HLT, JUD

HCR 93

Status/ HR 73

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ESTABLISH REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR HOSPITALS AND MEDICAL FACILITIES REGARDING HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED INFECTIONS.

 

 

 

HLT

HCR 120

Status/ HR 97

Status

URGING THE MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATURE AND THE HAWAII BUSINESS COMMUNITY TO SUPPORT THE ESTABLISHMENT OF PAID FAMILY LEAVE IN HAWAII.

 

 

 

HLT, LAB/EBM

HCR 201

Status/ HR 163

Status

URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII ADMINISTRATION TO SUPPORT THE CENTER ON AGING AND TO RE-OPEN THE GERONTOLOGY CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS.

 

 

 

HLT, 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.

 

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: 3 copies (including an original) to Room 441 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-8519 (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 during the course of the hearing it appears that there will not be sufficient time to allow everyone to be heard, the chairperson reserves the right to limit the remaining testifiers to three minutes. This three minute policy will be enforced to ensure fairness and adequate consideration to all bills.

 

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 586-6150 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.

 

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Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Chair