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, March 21, 2018

TIME:

9:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 429

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2297, HD1

(HSCR1166-18)

Status

RELATING TO ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS.

Extends the sunset date of Act 65, SLH 2013, which provides a limited exemption to the licensing requirements for certain individuals in situations when an electric utility must retain qualified individuals to work with high voltage (600 volts or higher) who are not licensed in the State but are otherwise deemed qualified by the electric utility. (SB2297 HD1)

 

LAB, IAC, CPC

SB 2647, HD1

(HSCR1160-18)

Status

RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELORS.

Amends the practicum experience requirements for qualification for licensure as a mental health counselor. (SB2647 HD1)

 

HHS, IAC, CPC

SB 2931, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1142-18)

Status

RELATING TO DENTISTRY.

Amends the ethics continuing education requirement for dentists to require six hours of ethics training within each biennial renewal period instead of three hours annually. (SB2931 HD1)

 

HHS, IAC, CPC

SB 2799, SD1

(HSCR1196-18)

Status

RELATING TO THE SUPERVISION OF LICENSED DENTAL HYGIENISTS IN A PUBLIC HEALTH SETTING.

Allows licensed dental hygienists to practice under the general or direct supervision of any licensed dentist providing dental services in a public health setting. (SD1)

 

HHS, IAC, CPC

SB 2926, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1179-18)

Status

RELATING TO DENTISTRY.

Requires the Board of Dental Examiners to adopt rules to establish a regulatory structure for the regulation of dental assistants in Hawaii. (SB2926 HD1)

 

HHS, IAC, CPC

The following measure(s) were previously heard on March 14, 2018 9:00 a.m. No public testimony will be accepted.

 

SB 2704, SD2

(SSCR2827)

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. Effective 7/1/2050. Applies to permit applications filed with the State or county after 12/31/2018. (SD2)

 

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.

 

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

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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