HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2012

 

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

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 24, 2012

TIME:

9:15 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HCR 9 / HR 7

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR FERTILITY PRESERVATION PROCEDURES FOR PERSONS OF REPRODUCTIVE AGE WHO HAVE BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER AND WILL UNDERGO TREATMENT THAT MAY ADVERSELY AFFECT FERTILITY.

 

 

HLT, CPC, LMG

HCR 12

Status

DESIGNATING JANUARY 22-28, 2012 AS "REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS AWARENESS WEEK," TO ENCOURAGE PUBLIC AWARENESS, CONVERSATION, AND SUPPORT FOR REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS AWARENESS.

 

 

HLT

HCR 16 / HR 10

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ESTABLISH A STATE HEALTH PLAN INITIATIVE TO REDUCE THE OCCURRENCES OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE IN HAWAII.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 15

Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO DETERMINE WAYS, OTHER THAN TAX INCENTIVES, TO ENCOURAGE EMPLOYERS TO PROVIDE AND PAY FOR LONG TERM CARE INSURANCE AND INDIVIDUALS TO PURCHASE LONG TERM CARE INSURANCE.

 

 

HLT, ERB, FIN

HCR 32

Status

REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE EFFICACY OF COMBINING STATE GOVERNMENT HEALTH POLICY, PLANNING, AND PURCHASING IN A SINGLE AGENCY IN ORDER TO ADVANCE TRANSFORMATION OF HAWAII'S HEALTHCARE SYSTEM AND UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO CARE.

 

 

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 (including an original) to Room 310 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6281 (for Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islanders without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web);

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to HLTtestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov ; or

WEB: For comments less than 10MB in size, transmit from 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 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.

 

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 586-6150 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. Ryan I. Yamane

Chair