HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2014

 

COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES

Rep. Mele Carroll, Chair

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Richard Creagan

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Beth Fukumoto

 

AMENDED AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

TIME:

9:45 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

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: SB 2399 SD2 HD1 and HCR 166/HR 126

 

SB 2009, SD2

(SSCR2756)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Appropriates unspecified funds to the department of health for direct health care services for the uninsured and underinsured. Appropriates unspecified funds to the department of human services to restore basic adult dental benefits to medicaid enrollees and to provide outreach and eligibility services for individuals and families at federally qualified health centers. Appropriates unspecified funds from general revenues and the community health centers special fund to establish health care homes. Appropriates unspecified funds to provide behavioral health services at federally qualified community health centers. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HUS, FIN

SB 2202, SD1

(SSCR2550)

Status

RELATING TO TAX CREDITS.

Amends the refundable food/excise tax credit. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD1)

 

HUS, FIN

SB 2205, SD1

(SSCR2542)

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Establishes a refundable state earned income tax credit. Requires the department of taxation to provide a public report to the legislature and governor on the earned income tax credit's usage for the previous year. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD1)

 

HUS, FIN

SB 2399, SD2, HD1

(HSCR918-14)

Status

RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

Authorizes the high technology development corporation to create a geriatric research and technology park. Designates unspecified properties to be included in the park. Appropriates funds. Effective July 1, 2050. (SB2399 HD1)

 

EDB, HUS, FIN

SB 2525, SD2

(SSCR2750)

Status

RELATING TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.

Establishes the medicaid buy-in program for workers with disabilities and appropriates funds for outreach and training relating to the medicaid buy-in program for workers with disabilities. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HUS, FIN

SB 2840, SD1

(SSCR2661)

Status

RELATING TO THE GENERAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.

Allows the Department of Human Services to draw from other funds appropriated to the Department of Human Services to maintain the level of General Assistance benefits payments set at the beginning of each fiscal year for the entire fiscal year. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

HUS, FIN

SB 2841, SD1

(SSCR2481)

Status

RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE INTERIM ASSISTANCE REIMBURSEMENT SPECIAL FUND.

Establishes a special fund, the interim assistance reimbursement special fund, into which interim assistance reimbursements received from the Social Security Administration are deposited for repayment of state-funded financial assistance provided under the general assistance, aged, blind, and disabled, or temporary assistance for needy families programs for recipients who are retroactively approved for supplemental security income and authorizes DHS to expend the funds for state-funded financial assistance programs. Appropriation. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD1)

 

HUS, FIN

HCR 166 / HR 126 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO CONDUCT A REVIEW, BY COUNTY, OF THE STATE'S WORKFORCE REQUIREMENTS FOR PROFESSIONAL AND PARAPROFESSIONAL ELDER CARE PARTNERS FOR THE NEXT DECADE IN ORDER TO ADDRESS THE NEED FOR CARE OF HAWAII'S RAPIDLY GROWING ELDERLY POPULATION.

 

 

HUS, HED, 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