HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2010

 

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. Lynn Finnegan

Rep. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Chris Lee

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

TIME:

4:30 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 5

 

HB 1287, HD1

(HSCR363)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT.

Proposed HD2: Extends the enabling law for the voluntary employees' beneficiary association trust from 07/01/10 to 12/31/10 in order to provide for a better transition to the Hawaii employer-union health benefits trust fund. Appropriates funds for more staff for the Hawaii employer-union health benefits trust fund.

 

LAB, FIN

Copies of the proposed HD2 are available in room 306 and on the Legislature's Web site: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

 

 

 

HB 2835

(HSCR252-10)

Status

RELATING TO THE BUREAU OF CONVEYANCES.

Requires registrar to provide adjoining landowner, upon request, any information of record relating to the management, control, and title of any public highway, waterway, or water course.

 

WLO, FIN

HB 2829, HD1

(HSCR351-10)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Requires hospitals to disclose infection rates; protects patient privacy rights. Effective December 21, 2058.

 

HLT, JUD, FIN

HB 2667, HD1

(HSCR321-10)

Status

RELATING TO FERRIES.

Requires the Department of Transportation to conduct a study on the feasibility of establishing a statewide ferry system and the Hawaii State Ferry System Authority for the operation of a ferry system between the islands.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2983, HD1

(HSCR387-10)

Status

RELATING TO PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATION.

Prohibits the Department of Human Services from imposing any restriction or limitation on the coverage for, or a recipient's access, to psychotropic medication prescribed by a naturopathic physician licensed in the state. Requires annual reports to include the cost and impact of naturopathic physicians prescribing medications that are not part of the existing formulary. Effective January 1, 2050.

 

HUS/HLT, FIN

HB 2186

Status

RELATING TO IMPROPER PAYMENTS ELIMINATION AND RECOVERY.

Mandates a financial management improvement program and additional reporting requirements for state agencies consistent with department of finance guidance.

 

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: 2 copies 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 (for Neighbor Islanders without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

WEB: For comments less than 4MB in size, transmit from 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.

 

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 586-6200 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.

 

Selected meetings are broadcast live. Check the current legislative broadcast schedule on the "Capitol TV" Web site at www.capitoltv.org OR call 550-8074.

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair