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

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, March 01, 2013

TIME:

9:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HCR 11

Status

ENCOURAGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT FEDERAL LEGISLATION TO MODERNIZE THE TOXIC SUBSTANCES CONTROL ACT OF 1976 TO STRENGTHEN CHEMICALS MANAGEMENT THROUGH POLICY REFORMS.

 

 

HLT, CPC

HCR 19

Status

URGING HOSPTIALS WITHIN THE STATE OF HAWAII TO INCREASE THE RATES OF EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING AT HOSPTIAL DISCHARGE.

 

 

HLT

HCR 20

Status

URGING THE FORMATION OF A WORK GROUP TO DEVELOP NUTRITION GUIDELINES FOR GOVERNMENT AGENCIES.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 21

Status

REQUESTING THE STATE OF HAWAII TO SUPPORT THE EFFORTS OF THE HAWAII HEALTH CARE PROJECT AND THE HAWAII HEALTH INFORMATION EXCHANGE TO IMPLEMENT AN EFFICIENT AND EFFECTIVE, INTEGRATED, TECHNOLOGY-BASED HEALTHCARE INFORMATION SYSTEM.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 23

Status

URGING THE FORMATION OF A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPROVING THE PROVISION OF OBESITY PREVENTION-RELATED SERVICES AND COUNSELING IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 24

Status

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF KINESIOLOGY AND REHABILITATION SCIENCE, IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, CONDUCT A STUDY AND PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS ON IMPLEMENTATION OF NATIONAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION GUIDELINES IN HAWAII'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

 

 

HLT, 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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PAPER: 5 copies (including an original) to Room 310 in the State Capitol;

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________________________________________

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Vice-Chair