HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Rep. John M. Mizuno, Chair

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura

Rep. Gene Ward

 

COMMITTEE ON INTRASTATE COMMERCE

Rep. Takashi Ohno, Chair

Rep. Dale T. Kobayashi, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Cedric Asuega Gates

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

TIME:

8:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 252

Status

RELATING TO SPEECH PATHOLOGY.

Establishes a provisional license for speech pathologists. Takes effect on 10/01/19.

 

HLT/IAC, CPC

HB 221

Proposed HD1

Status

RELATING TO DENTAL ASSISTANTS.

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

 

Copies of the proposed HD1 are available in room 329 and on the Legislature's Web site: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

HLT/IAC, CPC

HB 222

Status

RELATING TO NURSE AIDES.

Establishes a task force within the Department of Human Services to study and develop solutions for the issue of nurse aide recertification inequity.

 

HLT/IAC, CPC

HB 700

Status

RELATING TO PHARMACISTS PRESCRIBING AND DISPENSING OF OPIOID ANTAGONIST.

Clarifies the scope of practice of the pharmacist to authorize pharmacists to prescribe and dispense an opioid antagonist to patients, and family members and caregivers of opioid patients.

 

HLT/IAC, 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.

 

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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 586-6050 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

 

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Rep. John M. Mizuno

Chair