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. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Beth Fukumoto Chang

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

Rep. Dee Morikawa

 

 

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. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

TIME:

9:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 682, SD2

(SSCR686)

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

Allows a qualifying patient, primary caregiver, or an owner or employee of a medical marijuana production center or dispensary to transport medical marijuana in any public place, under certain conditions. Repeals the requirement that a certifying physician be the qualifying patient's primary care physician. Effective 7/1/2050 and contingent upon passage of S.B. No. 1302 (2015). (SD2)

 

HLT/JUD, FIN

SB 1291, SD2

(SSCR688)

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

Prohibits discrimination against medical marijuana patients and caregivers by schools, landlords, and courts with regard to medical care or parental rights. Effective January 7, 2059. (SD2)

 

HLT, JUD

SB 982, SD1

(SSCR769)

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAL AMNESTY.

Establishes limited immunity for individuals who seek medical assistance for themselves or others experiencing a drug or alcohol overdose. Effective 01/07/2059. (SD1)

 

HLT, JUD

SB 1131, SD2

(SSCR763)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT.

Updates chapter 329, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to make it consistent with amendments in federal law on controlled substances; amends section 329-20, HRS, to add new controlled substances federally scheduled as required under section 329-11, HRS; adds a new synthetic cathinone and eight new synthetic cannabinoids to section 329-14, HRS. Effective 1/7/2059. (SD2)

 

HLT, JUD

 

 

 

 

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: 20 copies (including an original) to Room 331 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-9608 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through the website); 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. 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.

 

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Rep. Karl Rhoads

Chair

 

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Rep. Della Au Belatti

Chair