HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2012

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro, Chair

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Ty Cullen

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Heather Giugni

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Gil Riviere

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 29, 2012

TIME:

11:00 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 2

 

SB 2778, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1135-12)

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD HEALTH.

Establishes a childhood obesity prevention task force. Appropriates funds to the department of health to support early childhood development, including the collection of obesity data, childhood obesity awareness, and promotion of best practices to improve healthy life choices. Effective July 1, 2050.

 

HLT, FIN

SB 3008, HD2

(HSCR1278-12)

Status

RELATING TO FAMILY COURT.

Allows impoverished family court plaintiffs and petitioners to serve notice by posting pleadings at the courthouse in lieu of notice by publication, subject to order of the court, demonstration of a diligent search, and mailing of the pleadings to the defendant or respondent, and to the defendant's or respondent's closest known relative. Effective September 1, 2012.

 

HUS, JUD, FIN

SB 2318, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1274-12)

Status

RELATING TO ADULT GUARDIANSHIP AND PROTECTIVE PROCEEDINGS JURISDICTION.

Adopts the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act to ensure that only one state has jurisdiction in guardianship and protective proceedings at any one time. Contains specific guidelines to determine jurisdiction. Effective July 1, 2014.

 

HUS, JUD, FIN

SB 2810, SD1

(HSCR1200-12)

Status

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT EXEMPTION FOR DOMESTIC SERVICES AUTHORIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.

Amends the definition of "employment" in sections 386-1, 392-5, and 303-5, HRS, to exempt aged and disabled recipients of home and community-based services authorized by the Department of Human Services and recipients of state-funded home and community-based services from having to provide workers' compensation, temporary disability insurance, and prepaid health care. Effective 07/01/50.

 

HUS, LAB, FIN

SB 2833, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1201-12)

Status

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT EXEMPTION FOR DOMESTIC SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL AND INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES.

Amends the definition of "employment" in various sections of the Hawaii Revised Statutes by clarifying the "domestic services" exclusion for services to persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

 

HUS, LAB, FIN

SB 2797, SD1

(HSCR1173-12)

Status

RELATING TO PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATIONS IN MEDICAID.

Makes permanent previous changes to the psychotropic medication statute that ensure access to medically necessary psychotropic medications while allowing cost-effective strategies. Effective 1/1/50.

 

HUS/HLT, FIN

SB 2713, SD1, HD2

(HSCR1281-12)

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAID.

Sets lien requirements for the liens for restitution from a third party. For community care foster family homes, temporarily delays loss of license upon departure of last Medicaid client and lowers substitute caregiver minimum age. Effective July 1, 2050.

 

HUS, JUD, FIN

SB 2712, HD2

(HSCR1275-12)

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAID.

Defines "medical institution". Provides for the development of a fair and equitable reimbursement system for all clients under the Medicaid program for home- and community-based caregiver services and a fair and equitable referral system for clients transferring from hospitals to community based care homes. Effective July 1, 2050.

 

HUS/HLT, JUD, 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/submittestimony.aspx.

 

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