HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2018

 

COMMITTEE ON INTRASTATE COMMERCE

Rep. Takashi Ohno, Chair

Rep. Isaac W. Choy, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Beth Fukumoto

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti

Rep. Gene Ward

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

TIME:

9:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 429

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1880, HD1

(HSCR22-18)

Status

RELATING TO ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS.

Extends the sunset date of the limited exemption from licensing requirements for electrical contractors who are retained by a public utility within the State to perform high voltage (600 volts or higher) electrical work and are deemed qualified by the public utility. (HB1880 HD1)

 

LAB, IAC, CPC

HB 1949, HD1

(HSCR26-18)

Status

RELATING TO NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE.

Authorizes a naturopathic physician to prescribe testosterone consistent with naturopathic medical practice. Clarifies that narcotic drugs shall not be included within the naturopathic formulary. Authorizes the Board of Naturopathic Medicine to discipline a naturopathic physician for violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act. (HB1949 HD1)

 

HHS, IAC, CPC/JUD

HB 1950, HD1

(HSCR23-18)

Status

RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF PHARMACY.

Amends the definition of "practice of pharmacy" to expand the scope of services and specific medications that pharmacists may furnish. (HB1950 HD1)

 

HHS, IAC, CPC

HB 2149

(HSCR83-18)

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.

 

HHS, IAC, CPC

HB 2349

Status

RELATING TO CITATIONS FOR MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIR VIOLATIONS.

Authorizes the issuance of a citation for specific violations of the motor vehicle repair laws and rules by licensees. Sets forth a process for licensees to contest the citation and provides for the assessment of fines for each violation.

 

IAC, CPC

HB 2271, HD1

(HSCR251-18)

Status

RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS.

Provides an additional two years for the Department of Education to implement behavior analysis services within Department schools. Makes services available to students, regardless of diagnosis with an autism disorder. (HB2271 HD1)

 

HHS, IAC, FIN

The following measure(s) were previously heard on February 6. No public testimony will be accepted.

 

HB 2651

Status

RELATING TO WIRELESS BROADBAND FACILITIES.

Establishes a process to upgrade and support next generation wireless broadband infrastructure throughout the State. Establishes a permitting, application, review, and approval process for wireless service providers to install wireless facilities on state or county owned utility poles, or install associated utility poles, in the right of way. Applies to permit applications filed with the State or county after 12/31/2018.

 

IAC, CPC

 

 

 

 

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: 3 copies (including an original) to Room 406 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-8479 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

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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 586-9415 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. Takashi Ohno

Chair