HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2013

 

COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION & COMMERCE

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey, Chair

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Sharon E. Har

 

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

Rep. Karl Rhoads, Chair

Rep. Sharon E. Har, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Jessica Wooley

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, March 25, 2013

TIME:

2:20 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

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 ADDED to the agenda: SB642 HD1

The following measure(s) has been DELETED from the agenda: SB642

 

SB 914, SD1

(HSCR998)

Status

RELATING TO TIME SHARE CONVEYANCES.

Creates a new chapter to authorize the governor to appoint commissioners of deeds to administer oaths, take acknowledgements, and take proofs of execution outside of the United States in connection with the execution of conveyance documents relating to a timeshare interest, any property subject to a time share plan, or the operation of a time share plan covering any property located within the State. Requires written notice to be provided to consumers. Establishes bonding requirements, penalties, and liabilities for commissioners of deeds. (SD1)

 

VMI, CPC/JUD

SB 655, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1084)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Allows health professionals, subject to certain requirements, to treat the heterosexual partners of patients diagnosed as having chlamydia or gonorrhea, the sexually transmitted diseases recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for expedited partner therapy, by dispensing or prescribing medication to the heterosexual partners without examining the partners. Provides protection from criminal liability, legal liability, and disciplinary action for health professionals who provide expedited partner therapy as authorized. Requires the department of health to develop an information sheet about sexually transmitted diseases for use by health professionals who provide expedited partner therapy. Creates exceptions to prescription drug labeling and reporting requirements for expedited partner therapy. Effective July 1, 2050. (SB655 HD1)

 

HLT, CPC/JUD

SB 642

(SSCR511)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Requires cigarettes and tobacco products to be stored for sale behind a counter in certain establishments.

 

HLT, CPC/JUD

SB 642, HD1

(HSCR1215)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Requires cigarettes and tobacco products to be sold, offered for sale, or displayed only in a direct, face-to-face exchange between the retailer and the consumer. Amends the Medical Use of Marijuana Law. Effective July 1, 2050. (SB642 HD1)

 

HLT, CPC/JUD

 

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing. Those wishing to provide oral testimony will be limited to three minutes.

 

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 3 copies (including an original) to Room 314 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-8437 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through the website); or

WEB: For testimony less than 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website after the hearing adjourns. This public posting of testimony on the website 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 586-6196 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. Karl Rhoads

Chair

 

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Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Chair