HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2011

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro, Chair

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Pono Chong

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Ty Cullen

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Gil Riviere

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Jo Jordan

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

TIME:

4:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 7

 

HB 1201, HD1

(HSCR531)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH BENEFIT EXCHANGE.

Establishes the Hawaii heath benefit exchange in compliance with federal law.

 

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HB 978, HD1

(HSCR332)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Authorizes the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation to lease Kula Hospital's medical clinic, and all equipment, furnishings, and fixtures therein, to Malama I Ke Ola Health Center, upon meeting certain conditions.

 

HLT, FIN

HB 902, HD1

(HSCR464)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Establishes the Hawaii Medical Doctor Loan Program for University of Hawaii medical school graduates and medical school graduates with training from Hawaii based medical programs working in rural areas of the State. Effective July 1, 2050.

 

HLT, HED, FIN

HB 1203, HD1

(HSCR335)

Status

RELATING TO PHYSICIAN WORKFORCE ASSESSMENT.

Makes the physician workforce assessment fee permanent. Specifies what excess funds from the workforce assessment fee shall be used for.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HB 129, HD1

(HSCR71)

Status

RELATING TO PERINATAL CARE.

Appropriates funds for the continued operation of the Perinatal Addiction Treatment of Hawaii program and clinic. Effective July 1, 2050.

 

HLT, FIN

HB 160, HD1

(HSCR494)

Status

RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES AND HEALTH.

Appropriates additional funding for the Kupuna Care program. Effective July 1, 2011.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HB 594, HD1

(HSCR70)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Appropriates funds to the Department of Human Services to match the federal disproportionate share hospital allowance allocated to the State. Effective July 1, 2011.

 

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: 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