HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Rep. Della Au Belatti, Chair

Rep. Richard P. Creagan, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Beth Fukumoto Chang

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

Rep. Karl Rhoads, Chair

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Chris Lee

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Saturday, February 07, 2015

TIME:

10:00 a.m.

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: HB993

 

HB 321

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

Establishes a system of medical marijuana dispensaries and production centers. Prohibits counties from enacting zoning regulations that discriminate against licensed dispensaries and production centers. Clarifies the right of qualifying patients and primary caregivers to transport medical marijuana. Appropriates funds.

 

HLT/JUD, FIN

HB 788

Status

RELATING TO MARIJUANA.

Authorizes the cultivation of medical marijuana. Requires registration with DOH. Requires DOH to adopt rules. Prohibits the infusion of trademarked products with medical marijuana.

 

HLT, JUD, FIN

HB 1455

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

Allows a qualifying patient or a primary caregiver to transfer marijuana plants or plant material to any other qualifying patient or primary caregiver. Increases the amount of marijuana that constitutes an adequate supply. Increases the maximum number of qualifying patients that a primary caregiver may care for at any given time.

 

HLT, CPC, JUD

HB 794

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

Provides that a physician may determine what medical condition qualifies a patient to use medical marijuana.

 

HLT, JUD

HB 795

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

Prohibits an employer from disciplining, suspending, discharging, or discriminating against an employee who is a patient qualified to use medical marijuana solely because the employee tested positive for marijuana use.

 

HLT, JUD

HB 993

Status

RELATING TO MARIJUANA.

Clarifies that a primary care or specialist physician may make the "written certification" necessary for medical use of marijuana. Requires that a certification form provided by DOH to register a medical marijuana patient and provide the patient's consent for the release of medical information shall specify that the consent applies to information from a primary care or specialist physician.

 

HLT, JUD

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     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. Karl Rhoads

Chair

 

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Rep. Della Au Belatti

Chair