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 16, 2017

TIME:

9:00 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1559, HD1

(HSCR69)

Status

RELATING TO FOOD SAFETY.

Appropriates funds to DBEDT in each of fiscal years 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 to address the FDA's industry guidance on the use of color additives in sea salt products. (HB1559 HD1)

 

EDB, HLT, FIN

HB 749, HD1

(HSCR10)

Status

RELATING TO SOLID WASTE.

Requires the Department of Health and the counties to consider waste-to-energy as part of their solid waste management practices and processing methods in implementing the Hawaii Integrated Solid Waste Management Act. (HB749 HD1)

 

EEP, HLT, FIN

HB 263

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

Establishes a tax on all marijuana and marijuana related products sold by licensed medical marijuana dispensaries.

 

HLT, FIN

HB 985

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

Specifies that ten per cent of tax revenues collected from medical marijuana dispensaries shall be allocated to the mental health and substance abuse special fund.

 

HLT, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     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