THE SENATE

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE, CONSUMER PROTECTION, AND HEALTH

Senator Rosalyn H. Baker, Chair

Senator Stanley Chang, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

TIME:

9:30AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 229

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 527

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO CANNABIS FOR MEDICAL USE.

Authorizes and regulates the manufacturing of edible cannabis products as manufactured cannabis products by licensed medical cannabis dispensaries. Establishes standards, including regulations and education protocols, for edible cannabis products. Requires cannabis and manufactured cannabis products to include a universal symbol, developed by the department of health, to identify any product containing cannabis. Requires the department of health to implement a cannabis product recall system.

 

Pending re-referral to:

CPH, WAM

SB 1237

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Authorizes State Health Planning and Development Agency to mandate the submission of Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) administrative data and healthcare services claims.

 

CPH, JDC

SB 1246

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.

Establishes goals for the adoption and proliferation of telehealth to increase health care access. Establishes the Strategic Telehealth Advisory Council and permanent full-time State Telehealth Coordinator position.

 

CPH, WAM

SB 1010

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Codifies certain developmental disabilities under the Department of Health.

 

CPH, WAM

SB 1383

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE BOARD OF HEALTH.

Abolishes the board of health.

 

CPH, JDC

SB 1121

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.

Establishes a working group to examine and advise on amendments that can be made to the statutory description of the department of health's powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities in the Hawaii Revised Statutes. Appropriates funds to support the activities of the working group.

 

CPH, WAM

SB 104

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Appropriates moneys for the department of health's lead poisoning prevention activities.

 

CPH, WAM

SB 226

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO SUICIDE PREVENTION.

Appropriates moneys for youth suicide early intervention, prevention, and education initiatives in Kauai and Hawaii counties.

 

CPH, WAM

SB 911

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Appropriates funds to improve health care services related to cardiac care at Hilo Medical Center.

 

CPH, WAM

SB 1410

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO EMERGENCY SERVICES.

Appropriates funds to increase the bed count at the Kau hospital emergency room by four beds.

 

CPH, WAM

 

 

 

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

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FOR AMENDED NOTICES: Measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored. If a measure is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

 

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Senator Rosalyn H. Baker

Chair