HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION & COMMERCE

Rep. Roy M. Takumi, Chair

Rep. Linda Ichiyama, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. John M. Mizuno

Rep. Rida Cabanilla Arakawa

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Lauren Matsumoto

Rep. Sharon E. Har

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 21, 2019

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D AGENDA

 

 

 

The following measure(s) has been ADDED to the agenda:SB415, SD1, HD1

 

 

 

 

 

SB 1034, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1306)

Status

RELATING TO INSURANCE.

Clarifies that the existing health insurance mandate for coverage of low-dose mammography includes coverage for advancing methodologies of digital mammography and breast tomosynthesis. Sunsets June 30, 2024. (SB1034 HD1)

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

SB 1036, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1305)

Status

RELATING TO CLINICAL VICTIM SUPPORT SERVICES.

Clarifies that clinical victim support services for victims of sexual violence and abuse are a mental health outpatient services benefit required to be covered under health insurance policies offered by health insurers, mutual benefit societies, fraternal benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations. (SB1036 HD1)

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HCR 17 / HR 19 /

Status / Status

URGING THE COUNTIES TO CREATE AGENCIES TO AUDIT AND OVERSEE ASSESSMENT COLLECTION BY HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS.

 

 

CPC

HCR 62 / HR 63 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS, TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FOUND IN THE CONDOMINIUM GOVERNANCE AN EXAMINATION OF SOME ISSUES 1989 REPORT BY THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU.

 

 

CPC, FIN

HCR 91

Status

REQUESTING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO APPROVE A SUBSIDY THROUGH UTILITY RATES FOR REASONABLE RATEMAKING TREATMENT TO LESSEN THE BURDEN OF ENERGY COSTS ON LOW- AND LIMITED-INCOME AND SPECIAL MEDICAL NEEDS CUSTOMERS.

 

 

CPC, FIN

HCR 134 / HR 124 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FOLLOW-UP ANALYSIS TO SUNRISE ANALYSIS: CHECK CASHING AND DEFERRED DEPOSIT AGREEMENTS (PAYDAY LOANS), REPORT NO. 05-11.

 

 

CPC, FIN

HCR 139 / HR 128 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE COUNTY COUNCILS TO ADOPT ORDINANCES REQUIRING THAT IN THE COURSE OF REAL PROPERTY TAX SALES AND OTHER REAL PROPERTY SALES, THE NOTICE OF SALE INCLUDE DISCLOSURE THAT THE BUYER MAY NOT BE ABLE TO OBTAIN TITLE INSURANCE.

 

 

CPC, FIN

HCR 178 / HR 160 /

Status / Status

URGING THE REAL ESTATE COMMISSION TO DEVELOP TRAINING FOR CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION BOARD MEMBERS.

 

 

CPC, JUD

HCR 184 / HR 166 /

Status / Status

URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS, THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION, AND THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION TO ELIMINATE FRAUDULENT TELEPHONE CALLS.

 

 

CPC, FIN

 

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on March 19, 2019 at 2 p.m..No public testimony will be accepted.

 

 

 

 

SB 823, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1368)

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIRS.

Requires insurers to clearly give consumers notice of the choice of whether to use an aftermarket part, if available, or an original equipment manufacturer part for motor vehicle body repair work. Requires the Legislative Reference Bureau to study the safety hazards of aftermarket parts, licensure of motor vehicle body repair shops, and impacts of requiring insurers to give consumers notice as required by this measure. (SB823 HD1)

 

IAC, CPC, FIN

 

 

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on March 20, 2019 at 2:15 p.m..No public testimony will be accepted.

 

SB 415, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1372)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Establishes a task force to review other states that allow APRNs or similar health care providers to perform abortions, patient access to abortion services, and the costs of unintended teenage pregnancies; study the Safe Haven Law; and submit a report to the Legislature prior to the 2020 Regular Session. (SB415 HD1)

 

HLT/IAC, CPC, JUD

 

 

 

 

 

 

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: 12 copies (including an original) to Room 426 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6221 (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 20MB 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 586-6170 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov atleast 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. Roy M. Takumi

Chair