HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2018

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

Rep. John M. Mizuno, Chair

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

Rep. Lei R. Learmont

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

TIME:

9:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

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

 

 

HB1816 is a Short Form Bill and has been moved to Decision-Making Only.

 

HB 1816

Status

RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.

Short form bill relating to human services.

 

HHS

HB 133

Status

RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE.

Requires Department of Education schools and charter schools to post signs containing the Department of Human Services hotline for reporting child abuse and neglect.

 

HHS, EDN, FIN

HB 1909

Status

RELATING TO NUISANCES.

Requires the department of health to examine into all feral bird and pigeon nuisance complaints and requires the department to order the owner to abate, destroy, remove, or prevent the nuisance and clean the filth resulting from a feral bird or pigeon nuisance. Defines "feral bird or pigeon nuisance".

 

HHS, JUD

HB 1823

Status

RELATING TO SERVICE AND EMOTIONAL SUPPORT ANIMALS.

Defines emotional support animals and makes it a misdemeanor to knowingly make a misrepresentation regarding a service dog or emotional support animal.

 

HHS, JUD

HB 1907

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Prohibits the remote sale and shipment of cigarettes and tobacco products, including electronic smoking devices, to consumers except to licensed wholesalers or dealers and permit-holding retailers. Makes violation of the prohibition a class C felony.

 

HHS, CPC, FIN

HB 1859

Status

RELATING TO CHILDREN.

Allows a minor to petition the Family Court for emancipation, and directs the court regarding investigation of the petition, appointment of legal counsel and a guardian ad litem for the petitioner, and the findings necessary to grant the petition. Specifies the rights gained by the minor upon emancipation and authorizes the court to require the minor's parents or legal guardians to pay for any services ordered by the court.

 

HHS, JUD

HB 1762

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Appropriates funds to DOH for the prevention and eradication of rat lungworm disease.

 

 

HHS, FIN

The following bill(s) is for decision-making purposes only to insert substantive provisions into the short form bill. A public hearing will be scheduled at a later date, at which time testimony will be accepted.

 

 

 

HB 1816

Status

RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.

Short form bill relating to human services.

HHS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 10 copies (including an original) to Room 403 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6311 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

WEB: For testimony less than 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

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.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-5060 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. John M. Mizuno

Chair