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, March 12, 2019

TIME:

8:30 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 307, SD1

(SSCR1103)

Status

RELATING TO SPEECH PATHOLOGY.

Establishes a provisional license for speech pathologists. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

HLT/IAC, CPC

SB 535, SD1

(SSCR843)

Status

RELATING TO PHARMACISTS PRESCRIBING AND DISPENSING OF OPIOID ANTAGONIST.

Clarifies the scope of practice of pharmacists to authorize pharmacists to prescribe and dispense an opioid antagonist to individuals at risk for an opioid overdose or the family members and caregivers of individuals at risk for an opioid overdose or individuals requesting the opioid antagonist. Sunsets June 30, 2024. (SD1)

 

HLT/IAC, JUD

SB 415, SD1

(SSCR889)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Authorizes advanced practice registered nurses to perform medical or aspiration abortions if certain requirements are met. Clarifies who may refuse to perform an abortion and the notice procedures for refusal. (SD1)

 

HLT/IAC, CPC, JUD

SB 1406, SD1

(SSCR887)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Establishes medical records review for physician assistants. Establishes biennial requirements of forty credit hours in specified continuing medical education programs for renewal of physician assistant licenses, beginning with the renewal for the licensing biennium on 2/1/2020, and every biennial renewal thereafter. Authorizes the Hawaii Medical Board to conduct random document audits to enforce compliance. Specifies conditions for forfeiture and reinstatement of a license. (SD1)

 

HLT/IAC, CPC, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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