HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2016

 

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 HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, March 11, 2016

TIME:

9:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2319, SD1

(SSCR2548)

Status

RELATING TO INSURANCE.

Requires all insurers in the State, including health benefits plans under chapter 87A, Hawaii Revised Statutes, and medicaid managed care programs, to cover reimbursement for contraceptive supplies intended to last for up to a twelve-month period for an insured. (SD1)

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

SB 2320, SD1

(SSCR2557)

Status

RELATING TO CONTRACEPTIVE SUPPLIES.

Authorizes pharmacists to prescribe and dispense self-administered hormonal contraceptive supplies to persons eighteen years of age or older. Specifies requirements pharmacists must meet prior to prescribing and dispensing contraceptive supplies. Requires all insurers in the State, including health benefits plans under chapter 87A, Hawaii Revised Statutes, and medicaid managed care programs, to reimburse pharmacists who prescribe and dispense contraceptive supplies. (SD1)

 

HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN

SB 2007, SD1

(SSCR2551)

Status

RELATING TO STATE COUNCIL ON MENTAL HEALTH.

Amends the membership of the State Council on Mental Health, defines quorum for the Council, and specifies number of votes required to constitute valid acts of the Council. Designates the State Council on Mental Health within the department of health for administrative purposes. (SD1)

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

SB 2383, SD2

(SSCR2495)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH CONNECTOR.

As part of the transition to a federally supported, state-based exchange: repeals the Hawaii health connector, updates an associated reference to the connector, and states that any debts and liabilities pertaining to the connector that were incurred prior to its repeal shall not constitute a debt or liability of the State. (SD2)

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

SB 2539, SD1

(SSCR2655)

Status

RELATING TO THE SPECIAL ACTION TEAM FOR THE HAWAII STATE HOSPITAL.

Establishes a temporary special action team for the Hawaii state hospital to address the capacity and census issues at the hospital and the development there of a new forensic facility ready for occupancy by June 30, 2019. Appropriates $50,000 in general funds for the team. (SD1)

 

HLT, FIN

SB 2675, SD1

(SSCR2556)

Status

RELATING TO LICENSING.

Authorizes the board of dental examiners, Hawaii medical board, and board of pharmacy to deny a license to an applicant who has been disciplined by another state or federal agency and the board of nursing to deny a license to an applicant who has been disciplined by another state agency. Authorizes the board of dental examiners, Hawaii medical board, board of nursing, and board of pharmacy to impose the same disciplinary action against a licensee as was taken by another state or federal agency. Establishes conditions for the disciplinary action. Prohibits a licensee from practicing until a final order of discipline is issued if the licensee has been prohibited from practicing in another state. Requires any final order of discipline taken to be public record. (SD1)

 

HLT, CPC, JUD

SB 2883

(SSCR2631)

Status

RELATING TO AMENDING IDENTITY OF REGISTRANT'S PARENT ON A BIRTH CERTIFICATE.

Clarifies that amendments to birth records that change parenthood shall not be conducted through the Uniform Information Practices Act procedures to correct personal records, but must be pursuant to a court order of appropriate jurisdiction or other legal establishment of parenthood.

 

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.

 

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Rep. Della Au Belatti

Chair