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:

Thursday, March 25, 2010

TIME:

11:00 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 2

 

SB 2502, SD1

(HSCR752-10)

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE HAWAII CIVIL AIR PATROL FOR OPERATING EXPENSES.

Appropriates funds to the Hawaii civil air patrol for tsunami operations in Hawaii. Effective 7/1/2110.

 

 

PBS, FIN

SB 2054, SD2

(HSCR751-10)

Status

RELATING TO CIVIL DEFENSE.

Establishes within the civil defense agency a statewide communications interoperability coordinator. Effective 7/1/2050.

 

 

 

PBS, FIN

SB 2702, SD2

(HSCR753-10)

Status

RELATING TO A MAJOR DISASTER TRUST ACCOUNT.

Allows federal reimbursement moneys for disaster relief to be deposited into a trust account for future disaster relief. Prohibits lapsing into general fund.

 

 

PBS, FIN

SB 950, SD2, HD2

(HSCR902-10)

Status

RELATING TO ELECTRIC GUNS.

Authorizes law enforcement officers of the Department of Public Safety and conservation and resources enforcement officers of the Department of Land and Natural Resources to use electric guns and related equipment while performing their duties. Effective July 1, 2050.

 

PBS/WLO, JUD, FIN

SB 2533, SD1

(HSCR861-10)

Status

RELATING TO AN AUDIT OF CONTRACTS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY WITH THE CORRECTIONS CORPORATION OF AMERICA AND THE FEDERAL DETENTION CENTER.

Directs the auditor to conduct a financial and management audit of the Department of Public Safety's contract with the Corrections Corporation of America.

 

PBS, LMG, FIN

SB 2919, SD1, HD1

(HSCR878-10)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE HOSPITAL.

Requires the department of public safety to provide security at Hawaii state hospital. Requires a report from department of health, in collaboration with department of public safety, to the legislature on the plan for the provision of short- and long-term security for the needs of the forensic population of the Hawaii state hospital. Effective July 1, 2025.

 

HLT, PBS, FIN

SB 930, HD2

(HSCR901-10)

Status

RELATING TO VOLUNTEER MEDICAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES.

Provides for medical expenses and immunity from liability for licensed medical personnel providing volunteer medical assistance services on behalf of the State or a county. Effective July 1, 2020.

 

HLT, JUD, FIN

SB 2286, SD1, HD1

(HSCR875-10)

Status

RELATING TO LONG TERM CARE.

Extends sunset date and reporting dates to legislature of long term care commission.

 

 

 

HLT/HUS, FIN

SB 2611, SD2, HD1

(HSCR830-10)

Status

RELATING TO VITAL STATISTICS.

Requires DOH, within six weeks of the last day of each month and at no charge, to provide each county's real property assessment division with a list of all persons age 18 and older whose deaths were recorded by DOH during the previous month. Effective July 1, 2020.

 

 

HLT, FIN

SB 2729, SD2, HD1

(HSCR821-10)

Status

RELATING TO IMMUNIZATION.

Authorizes the Department of Health to establish and maintain a single repository of immunization records to be designated as the "Hawaii Immunization Registry" to aid, coordinate, and help promote efficient and cost-effective screening, prevention, and control of vaccine-preventable diseases, including pandemic influenza. Effective July 1, 2050.

 

HLT, FIN

SB 2494, SD2, HD2

(HSCR880-10)

Status

RELATING TO INSURANCE.

Requires EUTF health benefits plans to allow enrollees to continue the same prescription drug coverage for current enrollees, and applies this provision retroactively to the 2009 EUTF open enrollment period. Prohibits the Department of Human Services from requiring its approval for a Medicaid or QUEST health plan to deliver services through telehealth, and from requiring in-person health care visits to qualify telehealth services for coverage under these health plans.

 

HLT, CPC, 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.

 

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Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair