HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2013

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Rep. Della Au Belatti, Chair

Rep. Dee Morikawa, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Cheape

 

COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES

Rep. Mele Carroll, Chair

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Beth Fukumoto

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, March 15, 2013

TIME:

10:30 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 516, SD1

(SSCR644)

Status

RELATING TO PATERNITY.

Removes time bar on paternity actions for good cause shown. Effective on 07/01/50. (SD1)

 

HLT/HUS, JUD

SB 936, SD2

(SSCR776)

Status

RELATING TO THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.

Amends Act 217, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012, to continue the Hospital Sustainability Program by extending the sunset date of the Act; updates the referral dates in the statute; and revises the funding amount for the hospital sustainability program for fiscal year 2013-2014. Effective 06/29/13. (SD2)

 

HLT/HUS, FIN

SB 1102

(SSCR617)

Status

MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES FROM THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM SPECIAL FUND.

Appropriates the sum of $43,000,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary for fiscal year 20122013, out of the Hospital Sustainability Program Special Fund with such moneys to be used consistent with the Hospital Sustainability Program Special Fund, including the reimbursement of moneys advanced in fiscal year 2012-2013 from the health care payments program (HMS 401).

 

HLT/HUS, FIN

SB 1139, SD2

(SSCR702)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII HOME VISITING PROGRAM.

Establishes a statewide hospital-based early identification and home visiting system to enhance health and safety outcomes, and prevent child abuse and neglect. Appropriates funds to the department of health to administer the program. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD2)

 

HLT/HUS, FIN

SB 1237, SD2

(SSCR819)

Status

RELATING TO LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES.

Amends Act 156, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012, to continue the Nursing Facility Sustainability Program by extending the sunset date of the Act, updating the referral dates in the statute, and appropriating funding out of the nursing facility sustainability program special fund for fiscal year 2013-2014. Repeals nursing facility sustainability program on 06/30/2014 instead of 6/30/13. (SD2)

 

HLT/HUS, FIN

 

 

 

 

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.

 

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Rep. Mele Carroll

Chair

 

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Rep. Della Au Belatti

Chair