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:

Thursday, March 8, 2018

TIME:

9:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

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: SB384, SD2, HD1

 

 

HCR 3

Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF THE RELEVANCY OF THE CERTIFICATE OF NEED PROCESS UNDER CHAPTER 323D, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.

 

 

HHS, FIN

HCR 23 / HR 19 /

Status / Status

URGING THE GOVERNOR AND THE DIRECTOR OF HUMAN SERVICES TO ADD $4,000,000 TO FUND ADULT DENTAL SERVICES TO THE EXECUTIVE SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET FOR THE 2019 FISCAL YEAR.

 

 

HHS, FIN

HCR 29 / HR 23 /

Status / Status

URGING THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, THE UNITED STATES SURGEON GENERAL, AND HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO CONSIDER WHETHER PRODUCTS CONTAINING OXYBENZONE SHOULD INCLUDE A WARNING LABEL THAT ADDRESSES HUMAN HEALTH CONCERNS.

 

 

HHS, FIN

HCR 31

Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT OF ALL PROGRAMS DEALING WITH HOMELESSNESS AUTHORIZED UNDER PART XVII OF CHAPTER 346, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, THAT ARE ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES OR BY A PROVIDER AGENCY PURSUANT TO A CONTRACT WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.

 

 

HHS, FIN

HCR 35

Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS BOTH THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF PROPOSED MANDATED HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE THAT REQUIRES INSURERS, HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL SERVICES PLANS, AND HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR MEDICAL PROCEDURES TO ELIMINATE OR PROVIDE MAXIMUM FEASIBLE TREATMENT OF PORT-WINE STAINS.

 

 

HHS, CPC, FIN

HCR 42 / HR 30 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE VOLUNTARY USE OF FLUORIDE SUPPLEMENTS BY CHILDREN AND PREGNANT WOMEN IN THE STATE OF HAWAII AND WHETHER THE VOLUNTARY TAKING OF FLUORIDE SUPPLEMENTS SHOULD BE ENCOURAGED BY THE STATE.

 

 

HHS, FIN

SB 2487

(SSCR2106)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Amends the definition of "quality assurance committee" to include committees established by long-term care facilities, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, home care agencies, hospices, and authorized state agencies. Allows for the creation of a quality assurance committee outside of a single health plan or hospital.

 

HHS, CPC, FIN

SB 2796, SD1

(SSCR2278)

Status

RELATING TO THE POLICY ADVISORY BOARD FOR ELDER AFFAIRS.

Decreases the number of members appointed to the Policy Advisory Board of Elder Affairs. Specifies that ex officio members are nonvoting members. Revises the list of agencies that provide representatives to serve as ex officio members. (SD1)

 

HHS, FIN

SB 2931, SD1

(SSCR2346)

Status

RELATING TO DENTISTRY.

Amends the ethics training requirement for dentists in the continuing education program to be six hours of ethics training within the previous two years, for each biennial renewal period. (SD1)

 

HHS, IAC, CPC

SB 384, SD2, HD1

Proposed HD2

Status

RELATING TO PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY FOR CERTAIN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS.

Proposed HD2: Convenes the Prescriptive Authority Study Group to explore options and make recommendations to the legislature regarding Clinical Psychologist Scope of Practice prior to the Regular Session of 2019.

 

Copies of the proposed HD2 are available in room 439 and on the Legislature's Web site: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

 

HHS, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. John M. Mizuno

Chair