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

 

 

NOTICE OF DECISION MAKING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

TIME:

11:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on February 11, 2015. 

 

HB 10, HD1

(HSCR50)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Authorizes Department of Education (DOE) employees and agents to volunteer to administer auto-injectable epinephrine to a student with anaphylaxis in an emergency situation and to assist in the testing and management of diabetes for students.  Allows students with diabetes to self-test and self-manage their illness.  Requires DOE to report on the status of implementation.  (HB10 HD1)

 

EDN, HLT, FIN

HB 458

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, requires public schools to annually provide information about the human papillomavirus, including the connection between human papillomavirus to cervical and other cancers and diseases, and the availability of vaccines against the human papillomavirus to parents or guardians of students entering sixth grade.

 

HLT, EDN

HB 459

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Specifies additional elements of Hawaii's existing sexuality health education law and its implementation.  Requires the DOE to provide certain types of information to the public and to parents.  Allows parents to opt out of the DOE's sexuality health education.

 

HLT, EDN

HB 34

Status

RELATED TO SMOKING.

Allows condominiums and cooperative housing corporations to adopt rules to prohibit smoking in units, common elements, or limited common elements.

 

HLT, CPC

HB 864

Status

RELATING TO IN VITRO FERTILIZATION INSURANCE COVERAGE.

Provides insurance coverage equality for women who are diagnosed with infertility by making available to them expanded treatment options, ensuring adequate and affordable health care services.

 

HLT, CPC

 

 

 

 

As this is a decision making meeting only, no public testimony will be accepted.

 

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Rep. Della Au Belatti

Chair