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:

Thursday, February 2, 2017

TIME:

9:30 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 672

Status

RELATING TO SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH SERVICES.

Formally establishes the Hawaii keiki: healthy and ready to learn program within the department of education. Establishes a special fund and appropriates $4,000,000 to expand and sustain the program.

 

HLT, EDN, FIN

HB 665

Status

RELATING TO VICTIMS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE.

Requires health insurance coverage for case management services by licensed mental health providers for victims of sexual violence.

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HB 663

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Requires all limited service pregnancy centers to disclose the availability of and enrollment information for reproductive health services. Establishes privacy and disclosure requirements for individual records and information. Authorizes civil penalties and civil actions for enforcement and remedy.

 

HLT, JUD, FIN

HB 664

Status

RELATING TO IN VITRO FERTILIZATION INSURANCE COVERAGE.

Removes discriminatory requirements for mandatory insurance coverage of in vitro fertilization procedures to create parity of coverage for same-sex couples, unmarried women, and male-female couples for whom male infertility is the relevant factor.

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HB 677

Status

RELATING TO IN VITRO FERTILIZATION INSURANCE COVERAGE.

Amends insurance coverage requirements for in vitro fertilization to allow for expanded applicability.

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HB 1562

Status

RELATING TO CANCER PATIENTS.

Requires insurance coverage for embryo, oocyte, and sperm cryopreservation procedures to preserve the fertility of adults diagnosed with cancer who have not yet started cancer treatment.

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HB 767

Status

RELATING TO PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY FOR CERTAIN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS.

Authorizes and establishes procedures and criteria for prescriptive authority for clinical psychologists who meet specific education, training, and registration requirements, including requiring prescribing psychologists to adhere to all applicable statutory regulations. Requires the board of psychology to report to the legislature prior to the regular session of 2021. Effective July 1, 2018. Sunsets August 31, 2025.

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Della Au Belatti

Chair