HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2014

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Rep. Della Au Belatti, Chair

Rep. Dee Morikawa, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Richard Creagan

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

 

COMMITTEE ON LABOR & PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima, Chair

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Rep. Kaniela Ing

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

TIME:

10:25 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 3064, SD2

(SSCR2683)

Status

RELATING TO HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.

Allows for the transition of the Hawaii health systems corporation, a regional system, to a nonprofit hospital corporation incorporated in Hawaii before January 1, 2000. Requires the nonprofit hospital corporation to maintain equivalent services in acquired regions for no less than five years. Requires the State to continue to meet all financial obligations to public employees, including all benefits, pensions, and other financial obligations negotiated with public employees' unions before the effective date of this measure. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HLT/LAB, FIN

SB 1233

(SSCR565)

Status

RELATING TO LEAVES OF ABSENCE.

Requires certain private employers to allow employees to take paid leaves of absence for organ, bone marrow, or peripheral blood stem cell donation. Requires employers to restore an employee returning from leave to the same or equivalent position. Establishes a private right of action for employees seeking enforcement of provisions.

 

HLT/LAB, 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.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 8 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.

Electronic testimony will be accepted until the start of the hearing.

 

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.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. 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 586-9425 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. Mark M. Nakashima

Chair

 

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Rep. Della Au Belatti

Chair