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

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 21, 2019

TIME:

10:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 674, SD1

(SSCR882)

Status

RELATING TO GENDER IDENTITY.

Prohibits persons licensed to provide professional counseling from engaging in or advertising gender identity change efforts. (SD1)

 

HLT, JUD/CPC

SB 549, SD1

(SSCR761)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTHY BEVERAGES FOR CHILDREN.

Requires restaurants that sell children's meals that include a beverage to make the default beverage a healthy beverage. Effective 1/1/2020. (SD1)

 

HLT, CPC

SB 1246, SD2

(SSCR877)

Status

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 equivalent State Telehealth Coordinator position. Establishes the telehealth administrative simplification working group to research, make recommendations, and report to the legislature. Appropriates funds. Repeals 1/1/2022. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HLT, FIN

SB 1263, SD1

(SSCR766)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT.

Updates section 329-38(i), Hawaii Revised Statutes, to be consistent with federal law under Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations to allow for the use of either words or figures to indicate quantity where electronic prescriptions are permitted. Updates section 329-22, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to conform Hawaii law with recent changes to the federal controlled substances law. (SD1)

 

HLT, JUD

SB 813, SD2

(SSCR937)

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.

Appropriates funds for operating expenses of the Department of Health, including funding for DOH general administration and attached agencies, behavioral health administration, and health resources administration. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HLT, FIN

SB 815, SD2

(SSCR938)

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.

Appropriates funds for operating expenses of the Department of Health. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HLT, 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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PAPER: 10 copies (including an original) to Room 403 in the State Capitol;

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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. John M. Mizuno

Chair