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

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 1, 2018

TIME:

9:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1967

Status

RELATING TO HEALTHCARE PRECEPTOR TAX CREDITS.

Allows advanced practice registered nurses, physicians, dentists, and pharmacists to receive tax credits for acting as preceptors in volunteer-based supervised clinical training rotations provided to eligible students that enable the students to obtain an eligible healthcare professional degree or certificate.

 

HHS, CPC, FIN

HB 1894

Status

RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.

Authorizes the Department of Human Services to contract the services of a dedicated capture manager responsible for securing grant and other funding opportunities for the Department of Human Services. Makes an appropriation. Repeals on 6/30/2020.

 

HHS, FIN

HB 1953

Status

RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT ORDERS.

Allows the child support enforcement agency, at the request of a noncustodial parent or on its own initiative, to require a custodial parent to provide evidence that child support funds are being spent in compliance with an order of support. Allows a noncustodial parent to petition the family court for modification of a child support order if the custodial parent does not provide the requested evidence. Requires the child support enforcement agency to hold the portion of disputed child support funds in trust pending the final disposition of the petition.

 

HHS, JUD

HB 1955

Status

RELATING TO HOTELS.

Requires the HTA to make available to hotel owners, operators, and employees a course of training on appropriate handling and response procedures for suspected human trafficking activities.

 

HHS, TOU, FIN

HB 1903

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Designates September as "Hawaii Alcohol and Opioid Addiction Awareness and Recovery Month" to promote public awareness of and recovery from alcohol and opioid addiction.

 

HHS, FIN

HB 1893

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Includes the medical use of cannabidiol products as allowable medical uses of cannabis for opioid use disorder.

 

HHS, JUD

HB 1602

Status

RELATING TO OPIOIDS.

Requires that persons who sell opioid drugs must also provide a label warning of the risks of addiction and death.

 

HHS, CPC

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. John M. Mizuno

Chair