HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2020

 

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:

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

TIME:

8:35 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

 

HB 1608

Status

RELATING TO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.

Authorizes the Department of Health to implement a program for wholesale drug importation.

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HB 583

Proposed HD1

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAL CANNABIS.

Proposed HD1:  Allows primary caregivers, qualifying out-of-state patients, and caregivers of a qualifying out-of-state patient to access the restricted access area within a medical cannabis retail dispensary.  Clarifies violations related to medical cannabis dispensaries.

 

Copies of the proposed HD1 are available in room 402 and on the Legislature's Web site:  http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

HLT, JUD/CPC, FIN

HB 1609

Status

RELATING TO PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS.

Establishes business practice and transparency reporting requirements for pharmacy benefit managers.  Replaces the registration requirement for pharmacy benefit managers with a licensing requirement.  Increases penalties for violations of the pharmacy benefit managers law.  Effective 1/1/2021.

 

HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN

HB 1796

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Places a cap on the total amount that an insured is required to pay for a prescription insulin drug at $100 per thirty-day supply of that drug.

 

HLT, CPC

HB 1795

Status

RELATING TO PHYSICIANS.

Outlines when a physician may hold oneself out as being certified by a specialty board or association.

 

HLT, CPC

HB 1797

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Authorizes naturopathic physicians to provide written certification to qualifying patients for medical cannabis use.

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HB 1619

Status

RELATING TO PENAL RESPONSIBILITY.

Authorizes the courts to enter into collaborative agreements to divert into residential, rehabilitative, and other treatment those defendants whose physical or mental disease, disorder, or defect is believed to have become or will become an issue in a judicial case.

 

HLT, JUD, FIN

HB 1620

Status

RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE.

Amends the effect of finding a defendant charged with a misdemeanor or petty misdemeanor not involving violence or attempted violence unfit to proceed.  Amends the requirements for fitness determination hearings, court-appointed examiners, and examination reports.

 

HLT, JUD, 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. 

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

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

FAX:     For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6311 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

WEB:    For testimony less than 20MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

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