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:

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

TIME:

9:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HCR 164 / HR 127

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE ON AGING TO ESTABLISH THE LONG-TERM CARE FINANCING TASK FORCE TO ASSESS THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A MODEST, PUBLIC, LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE PROGRAM IN HAWAII.

 

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HCR 68

Status

REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A WORKING GROUP TO DETERMINE STATE COMPLIANCE WITH THE FEDERAL PAUL WELLSTONE AND PETE DOMENICI MENTAL HEALTH PARITY AND ADDICTION EQUITY ACT OF 2008 AND ENHANCE EXISTING STATE PARITY LAWS.

 

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HCR 154 / HR 118

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO DEVELOP A STATE ACTION PLAN TO COMBAT CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE IN THE STATE.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 52 / HR 31

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION TO IMPLEMENT THE COLLABORATION OF COMMUNITY HOSPITALS WITH COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS, AND TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO INTEGRATE CERTAIN RURAL HOSPITALS WITH FEDERALLY-QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTERS.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 150 / HR 113

Status / Status

DECLARING THE MONTH OF APRIL OF EACH YEAR AS AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH IN HAWAII.

 

 

HLT

HR 109

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES AMONG THE ELDERLY.

 

 

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.

 

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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;

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);

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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.

 

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Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Chair