HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2016

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Representative Della Au Belatti, Chair

Representative 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 HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

TIME:

10 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1950

Status

RELATING TO THE SALE OF E-LIQUID.

Beginning January 1, 2017, prohibits the sale of an e-liquid container for an electronic smoking device unless the container is packaged in child-resistant packaging and labeled with warning language, if applicable. Establishes penalties.

 

HLT, CPC, JUD

HB 2531

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.

Requires the Hawaii public housing authority to document violations related to prohibited acts of smoking. Defines the term "violation" as it relates to prohibited acts of smoking in and around public housing.

 

HLT, HSG, JUD

HB 2672

Status

RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY.

Requires the seller or landlord of a residential unit or apartment to disclose (1) whether smoking occurred within the unit or apartment and other parts of the property; and (2) the applicable smoking policy if the unit or apartment is a residential condominium unit, cooperative apartment, or rental dwelling unit.

 

HLT, CPC

HB 2494

Status

RELATING TO BLOOD GLUCOSE MONITORING.

Authorizes DOE employees to volunteer to administer or assist a student with blood glucose monitoring.

 

HLT, EDN, JUD

HB 1675

Status

RELATING TO MINORS.

Prohibits teachers and persons who are licensed to provide professional counseling from engaging in or advertising sexual orientation change efforts on students and persons under eighteen years of age.

 

HLT, EDN, CPC

HB 2632

Status

RELATING TO FIREARMS.

Requires firearms owners who have been disqualified from owning a firearm and ammunition due to mental illness to immediately surrender their firearms and ammunition to the Chief of Police.

 

HLT, JUD

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Representative Della Au Belatti

Chair