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, March 13, 2019

TIME:

9:00AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 229

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 854, HD2

(HSCR1173)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO FOOD DONATION.

Exempts donations of perishable and nonperishable food from institutions that comply with commercial food safety requirements when the donor believes in good faith that the food remains fit for human consumption from liability risk. Includes education about exemption from food donation liability in the health inspection process. (HB854 HD2)

 

CPH, JDC/WAM

HB 1273, HD1

(HSCR917)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Creates the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Medicaid Waiver Administrative Claiming Special Fund into which federal moneys may be deposited from DOH's participation in the waiver program established per SSA 1915(c). Establishes task force to examine existing 1915(c) waiver application process. Appropriates funds for FY 2020-2021. (HB1273 HD1)

 

CPH, WAM

HB 1539, HD1

(HSCR818)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.

Integrates the Oahu regional health care system into the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation board. (HB1539 HD1)

 

CPH, WAM

HB 330, HD1

(HSCR1063)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO SUICIDE PREVENTION.

Appropriates moneys for youth suicide early intervention, prevention, and education initiatives in Kauai and Hawaii counties. (HB330 HD1)

 

CPH, WAM

HB 1468, HD2

(HSCR1200)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE WAIANAE COAST COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CENTER.

Appropriates moneys to the Department of Health to provide the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center with funding for an advanced practice registered nurse position and various infrastructure improvements for its school-based health center at Nanakuli High and Intermediate School. (HB1468 HD2)

 

CPH, WAM

 

 

 

HB 465, HD1

(HSCR822)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO AGING.

Makes an appropriation to the department of health to provide full funding for the kupuna care program. Requires Executive Office on Aging to adopt rules for administration and disbursement of funds. (HB465 HD1)

 

CPH, WAM

HB 466, HD1

(HSCR823)

Status & Testimony

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER.

Appropriates funds to the department of health for the aging and disability resource center. (HB466 HD1)

 

CPH, WAM

HB 467, HD1

(HSCR1003)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE KUPUNA CAREGIVERS PROGRAM.

Requires the Executive Office on Aging to include details on outcomes of the Kupuna Caregivers Program in its annual report. Requires Office on Aging to create a plan to maximize number of participants in the program and offer core services, requires plan submission to Legislature. Changes the kupuna caregivers program allocation cap from $70 per day to an unspecified amount per week. Appropriates funds. (HB467 HD1)

 

CPH, WAM

HB 1272, HD1

(HSCR887)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.

Authorizes pharmacies to accept the return of any prescription drug for disposal via collection receptacles or mail-back programs; prohibits pharmacies from redispensing returned prescription drugs or from accepting returned prescription drugs in exchange for cash or credit; requires the pharmacist-in-charge to ensure that only authorized reverse distributors acquire prescription drugs collected via collection receptacles or mail-back programs. (HB1272 HD1)

 

CPH

HB 887, HD1

(HSCR1109)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.

Includes certain spirits-based beverages in the definition of cooler beverage. Repeals the definition of draft beer. Applies the same tax rate to all beer. (HB887 HD1)

 

CPH, WAM

HB 546, HD2

(HSCR1108)

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.

Permits a small craft producer pub licensee to manufacture not more than 125,000 barrels of malt beverages on the licensee's premises per year. Allows brewpub licensees and small craft producer pub licensees to conduct certain activities at satellite locations. Clarifies the definition of "growler". Allows brewpub licensees and small craft producer pub licensees to obtain a direct shipper permit. (HB546 HD2)

 

CPH

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

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Senator Rosalyn H. Baker

Chair