HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2012

 

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY & MILITARY AFFAIRS

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino, Chair

Rep. Ty Cullen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. K. Mark Takai

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Tom Okamura

Rep. George R. Fontaine

Rep. Scott K. Saiki

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Rep. Joseph M. Souki

 

 

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:

Thursday, February 02, 2012

TIME:

11:15 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1963

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAL USE OF MARIJUANA.

Updates the law relating to the medical use of marijuana by: (1) requiring physicians who recommend medical marijuana to register a place of business or professional practice with the department of public safety; (2) clarifying definitions with respect to medical use of marijuana; (3) establishing a revocation period for those violating the medical marijuana program conditions; (4) limiting the amount of marijuana that can be grown or possessed at a location; (5) requiring patients and caregivers to have their registration identification certificates with them when they are in possession or control of marijuana; and (6) increasing the penalties for fraudulent misrepresentations about the medical use of marijuana.

 

PBM/HLT, JUD, FIN

HB 2600

Status

RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.

Updates chapter 329, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to make it consistent with federal laws on controlled substances; and amends section 329-32 relating to the registration requirements for physicians who utilize Hawaii's Medical Use of Marijuana Program.

 

PBM/HLT, JUD, FIN

HB 2798

Status

RELATING TO A VETERANS TREATMENT COURT.

Establishes a temporary Hawaii veterans treatment court within the judiciary. Appropriates funds. Repealed on 6/30/21.

 

PBM/HLT, JUD, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     The Committee the comments are directed to;

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     Measure number; and

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Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Chair

 

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Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Chair