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:

Friday, March 18, 2016

TIME:

9:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2540

(SSCR2202)

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.

Authorizes the governor to negotiate with any person for the development or expansion of a forensic facility of the department of health.

 

HLT, FIN

SB 2341, SD1

(SSCR2488)

Status

RELATING TO RESPIRATORY THERAPISTS.

Makes permanent the regulation of respiratory therapists under chapter 466D, Hawaii Revised Statutes. (SD1)

 

HLT, CPC

SB 3085, SD1

(SSCR2514)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Clarifies the requirements for an individual to become a dental hygienist. Clarifies the allowable and prohibited practices and training requirements for dental assistants. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

HLT, CPC

SB 2181, SD2

(SSCR2581)

Status

RELATING TO ACCESS TO TREATMENT FOR TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS.

Beginning January 1, 2017, allows manufacturers of investigational drugs or biological products to make available such drugs and products to terminally ill patients under certain conditions. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HLT, JUD

SB 2394

(SSCR2779)

Status

RELATING TO INFLUENZA IMMUNIZATION.

Requires annual influenza vaccinations for health care workers. Establishes exemptions for influenza vaccination requirement under certain conditions.

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 66 / HR 30 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE PREVENT SUICIDE HAWAII TASK FORCE TO RECOMMEND A STRATEGIC PLAN TO REDUCE SUICIDES IN HAWAII BY AT LEAST TWENTY-FIVE PER CENT BY 2025.

 

 

HLT

HCR 65

Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO PERFORM A SUNRISE ANALYSIS OF THE REGULATION OF CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL MIDWIVES.

 

 

HLT, CPC

HCR 72

Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO VIGOROUSLY ENFORCE LAWS REGARDING THE LABELING OF PREVIOUSLY FROZEN FISH.

 

 

HLT, CPC

 

 

 

 

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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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.

 

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Representative Della Au Belatti

Chair