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:

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

TIME:

8:30 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HEARING

 

SB 666, SD2

(SSCR806)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Establishes an emergency services patient advocate program to provide assistance to and advocate on behalf of individuals receiving emergency medical care. Requires the director of health to adopt rules related to implementation of the program. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD2)

 

HLT, FIN

SB 548, SD1, HD1

(HSCR943)

Status

RELATING TO TELEMEDICINE.

Exempts from licensing requirement to practice medicine in the State any commissioned medical officer employed by the U.S. Department of Defense, who is credentialed by Tripler Army Medical Center, while providing direct telemedicine support or services to neighbor island beneficiaries within a Hawaii national guard armory on the island of Kauai, Hawaii, Molokai, or Maui. Effective July 1, 2050. (SB548 HD1)

 

VMI, HLT, CPC

SB 933, SD1

(HSCR944)

Status

RELATING TO THE TRICARE PROGRAM.

Extends the general excise tax exclusion for amounts received by a managed care support contractor of the TRICARE program for the actual cost or advancement to third-party health care providers pursuant to a contract with the United States. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD1)

 

VMI, HLT, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following measure was previously heard on Friday, March 15, 2013. The purpose of this notice item is to hear further testimony on the PROPOSED HD1 as noted below.

 

SB 642

(SSCR511)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

PROPOSED HD1: Requires cigarettes and tobacco products to be stored for sale behind a counter in certain establishments. Amends the Medical Use of Marijuana Program.

 

HLT, CPC/JUD

 

 

DECISION MAKING ONLY

 

The following measure was previously heard on Friday, March 15, 2013.

 

SB 1073, SD2

(SSCR700)

Status

RELATING TO DENTAL SERVICE CORPORATIONS.

Establishes licensing and financial solvency requirements for dental insurers, including compliance with the requirements of chapter 423, Hawaii Revised Statutes, relating to dental service corporations. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD2)

 

HLT, CPC

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 2 copies (including an original) to Room 310 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6281 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); 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 586-6-9425 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.

 

Selected meetings are broadcast live. Check the current legislative broadcast schedule on the "Capitol TV" website at www.capitoltv.org or call 536-2100.

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Della Au Belatti

Chair