HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Rep. Della Au Belatti, Chair

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Chris Todd

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

TIME:

8:30 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 322

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.

Appropriates moneys to DOH for FY 2017-2018 to purchase an ambulance vehicle and for the costs of operating a 24-hour, 7-days-a-week, ambulance unit for the County of Kauai.

 

HLT, FIN

HB 313

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.

Appropriates funds for one ambulance unit each for the County of Kauai and the County of Hawaii, including equipment, supplies, and personnel costs.

 

HLT, FIN

HB 603

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Appropriates funds for 1 advanced life support ambulance to be based in Makalei on the island of Hawaii and to be used from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., and to include a vehicle, equipment, and personnel costs.

 

HLT, FIN

HB 837

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Makes an appropriation for one advanced life support ambulance to be based in Puna on the island of Hawaii and to be used from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., and to include a vehicle, equipment, and personnel costs.

 

HLT, FIN

HB 216

Status

RELATING TO COMMUNITY PARAMEDIC SERVICES.

Implements the recommendations of the working group convened pursuant to House Concurrent Resolution No. 90, Regular Session of 2016, by establishing and appropriating funds for a three-year community paramedic services pilot program. Requires a report to the Legislature before the Regular Session of 2021.

 

HLT, FIN

HB 913

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAL COVERAGE FOR FIREFIGHTERS.

Improves access for firefighters to comprehensive medical coverage and service-connected disability retirement benefits for hazardous duty related diseases that are presumed to arise out of and in the course of employment.

 

HLT, LAB, FIN

HB 916

Status

RELATING TO LOAN REPAYMENT FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.

Makes an appropriation for the health care professionals loan repayment program administered through the John A. Burns School of Medicine.

 

HLT, HED, FIN

HB 467

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING IN PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT.

Creates 7 separate collective bargaining units for employees of the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation.

 

HLT, LAB, FIN

HB 468

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING IN PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT.

Establishes collective bargaining unit (15) for employees with the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation.

 

HLT, LAB, FIN

HB 469

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.

Authorizes the Hawaii health systems corporation to enter into a contract for the privatization of food services at Hawaii health systems corporation facilities.

 

HLT, LAB, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Della Au Belatti

Chair