THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS

Senator Jill N. Tokuda, Chair

Senator Ronald D. Kouchi, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF DECISION MAKING

 

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

TIME:

9:05 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 211

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

The following measures were previously heard in their respective standing committees:

 

SB 791

      (SSCR204)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS.

Requires health insurers, mutual benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for autism diagnosis and treatment.

 

HTH/CPN, WAM

SB 113, SD1

      (SSCR401)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM.

Appropriates funds for the implementation and administration of the Hawaii state loan repayment program.  (SD1)

 

HTH, WAM

SB 887, SD1

      (SSCR502)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO HIGH TECHNOLOGY.

Authorizes the high technology development corporation to establish high technology parks.  Establishes an advisory board governance structure for high technology parks within the high technology development corporation.  (SD1)

 

EDT, WAM

SB 892, SD1

      (SSCR503)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO OMNIBUS HAWAI‘I RESILIENCE AND SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY.

Makes various appropriations for the Hawai‘i resilience and sustainability strategy.  Effective 07/1/2050.  (SD1)

 

EDT/PSM/ENE, WAM

SB 911, SD1

      (SSCR375)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO LATEX.

Prohibits the use of latex gloves in dental health facilities, health care facilities, by personnel providing ambulance services or emergency medical services pursuant to the state comprehensive emergency medical services system, and in food establishments.  Effective 7/1/2050.  (SD1)

 

HTH/CPN, WAM

SB 1101, SD1

      (SSCR320)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.

Extends the exemption from state civil service for persons hired or contracted by the Hawaii Public Housing Authority to repair and maintain vacant housing units.  Effective June 29, 2015.  (SD1)

 

HSH/JDL, WAM

SB 1037, SD1

      (SSCR438)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE HEALTH IMPACTS OF PESTICIDES.

Requires the department of health to establish a mandatory disclosure program for pesticide use by all persons or entities under certain circumstances.  (SD1)

 

HTH/AGL/ENE, WAM

SB 559, SD1

      (SSCR73)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE MILITARY.

Expands the office of veterans' services to include military affairs and establishes additional duties of the office; and appropriates funds.  Effective 1/1/16.  (SD1)

 

PSM, WAM

 

 

 

 

Decision making meeting only, no oral testimony will be accepted.

 

Persons wishing to submit written testimony may do so up to 24 hours prior to the hearing.

 

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FOR AMENDED NOTICES:  Measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored.  If a measure is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

 

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT (808) 586-6800.

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Jill N. Tokuda

Chair