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

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 16, 2017

TIME:

8:30 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) has been DELETED from the agenda: SB513, SB514 and SB997.

 

 

SB 503, SD2

(SSCR754)

Status

RELATING TO VICTIMS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE.

Requires health insurance coverage for case management services by qualified mental health providers for victims of sexual violence and abuse. Takes effect on 6/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

SB 505, SD1

(SSCR565)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Requires an opioid therapy informed consent process agreement to be executed between a patient and any prescriber of opioids within the State under certain conditions. Requires the harm reduction services branch of the department of health to develop and make available a template of an opioid therapy informed consent process agreement for use in the State. Specifies the contents of the template. Requires all opioid therapy informed consent process agreements to be filed with the harm reduction services branch of the department of health for monitoring. Establishes that prescribers who violate the mandatory opioid therapy informed consent process shall be subject to disciplinary action established by the Hawaii Medical Board or the State Board of Nursing. Requires all prescribers who are authorized to prescribe opioids to register with Hawaii's electronic prescription accountability system. Limits initial prescriptions for opioids and benzodiazepines to a maximum of seven consecutive days with certain exceptions. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

HLT, CPC

SB 514, SD1

(SSCR556)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Authorizes pharmacists to administer the human papillomavirus, Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis), meningococcal, or influenza vaccine to persons between eleven and seventeen years of age. Specifies requirements pharmacists must meet prior to administering the human papillomavirus, Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis), meningococcal, or influenza vaccine. (SD1)

 

HLT, CPC

SB 513, SD1

(SSCR555)

Status

RELATING TO CONTRACEPTIVE SUPPLIES.

Authorizes pharmacists to prescribe and dispense self-administered hormonal contraceptive supplies to patients, regardless of a previous prescription from an authorized prescriber. Specifies requirements pharmacists must meet prior to prescribing and dispensing contraceptive supplies. Enables pharmacists to be reimbursed for prescribing and dispensing contraceptive supplies. (SD1)

 

HLT, CPC

SB 384, SD2

(SSCR866)

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. Takes effect on January 7, 2059. Sunsets August 31, 2025. (SD2)

 

HLT, FIN

SB 997, SD1

(SSCR892)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT.

Updates the Uniform Controlled Substances Act to make it consistent with amendments in federal controlled substances law as required under the authority to schedule controlled substances. Takes effect on 1/7/2059. (SD1)

 

HLT, JUD

SB 1312, SD2

(SSCR813)

Status

RELATING TO THE LICENSURE OF MIDWIVES.

Establishes the board of midwifery to regulate the practice of midwifery by certified midwives and certified professional midwives. Requires licensing of certified midwives and certified professional midwives to commence beginning on July 1, 2020. Requires the department of commerce and consumer affairs to convene a working group of interested stakeholders and submit a report to the legislature. Effective July 1, 2050. (SD2)

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

 

 

 

 

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