HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2011

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane, Chair

Rep. Dee Morikawa, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. John M. Mizuno

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Rep. Jessica Wooley

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Corinne W.L. Ching

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Kymberly Marcos Pine

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

TIME:

9:00 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

The following measure(s) has been DELETED from the agenda: HCR 108 / HR 98

 

HCR 4

Status

DECLARING THE MONTH OF MAY AS LUPUS AWARENESS MONTH IN HAWAII.

 

 

HLT

HCR 194 / HR 168

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE CREATION OF THE LUPUS AWARENESS TASK FORCE.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 209 / HR 180

Status / Status

RECOGNIZING OCTOBER AS WOMEN'S HEALTH MONTH.

 

 

HLT

HCR 211 / HR 182

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENING TASK FORCE TO REVIEW EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENING PILOT PROJECTS, AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENING SYSTEM IN HAWAII.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 215 / HR 186

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE CREATION OF A HAWAII MENTAL HEALTH COMMISSION TO DEVELOP A UNIFIED STATE MENTAL HEALTH DELIVERY SERVICE.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 196

Status

REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP A QUALITY IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVE TO REDUCE ELECTIVE CESAREAN SECTIONS AND INDUCTION OF LABOR.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 6

Status

REQUESTING THE HAWAII MEDICAL BOARD, BOARD OF PSYCHOLOGY, MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST PROGRAM, AND MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR PROGRAM TO DEVELOP EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL TO PRINT, DISPLAY, AND MAKE AVAILABLE TO PATIENTS INFORMING THEM OF THE APPLICABLE ETHICAL STANDARDS RELATING TO SEXUAL BOUNDARIES IN THE PROVIDER-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP.

 

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HCR 7

Status

ENCOURAGING THE JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND THE SCHOOL OF NURSING AND DENTAL HYGIENE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO INCLUDE BREASTFEEDING IN EDUCATIONAL CURRICULUM TO EDUCATE MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS TO ADVOCATE AND PROMOTE BREASTFEEDING AMONG EXPECTANT MOTHERS.

 

 

HLT, HED, FIN

HCR 25

Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT ON LEGISLATION. MANDATING COVERAGE OF PALLIATIVE CARE.

 

 

HLT, CPC, LMG

HCR 68 / HR 61

Status / Status

REQUESTING HEALTH INSURERS IN HAWAII TO PROVIDE COVERAGE OR REIMBURSEMENT FOR SERVICES RELATED TO PALLIATIVE CARE.

 

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HCR 108 / HR 98

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO ESTABLISH A SPECIAL TASK FORCE TO INVESTIGATE THE STATE HEALTH PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY FOR POSSIBLE VIOLATIONS OF THE HAWAII ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE ACT OR THE SUNSHINE LAW.

 

 

HLT, JUD, FIN

HCR 55 / HR 48

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A PAIN AND PALLIATIVE CARE POLICY.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 281 / HR 248

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE STATE AND THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO SUPPORT A WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM THAT EQUITABLY DISTRIBUTES ITS BENEFITS AND BURDENS ACROSS THE COMMUNITY.

 

 

HLT, EEP, FIN

HCR 178 / HR 154

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO REPORT ON THE FEASIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING A LABELING SYSTEM FOR GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FOODS.

 

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HCR 69

Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A SUNRISE REVIEW OF THE REGULATION OF PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGEMENT COMPANIES.

 

 

HLT, CPC, LMG

 

 

 

 

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.

 

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Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 2 copies (including an original) to Room 310 in the State Capitol;

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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.

 

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Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Chair