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, February 4, 2020

TIME:

10:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2248

Status

RELATING TO PRODUCTS CONTAINING SUN PROTECTION FACTOR INGREDIENTS.

Requires that, beginning 1/1/2023, only sunscreen products containing active ingredients classified by the United States Food and Drug Administration as a category I, generally recognized as safe and effective, ingredient, shall be sold, offered for sale, or distributed for sale in the state.

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HB 2105

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE MEDIATION BY PHYSICIANS.

Authorizes physicians to engage in collective mediation with health benefit plans.

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HB 138, HD1

Proposed HD2

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Proposed HD2: Provides a general excise tax exemption for medical services performed by physicians after December 31, 2020.

 

Copies of the proposed HD2 are available in room 402 and on the Legislature's Web site: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HB 2692

Status

RELATING TO COMMUNITY CARE FOSTER FAMILY HOMES.

Increases the number of hours the primary caregiver may be absent from a community care foster family home; provided that a substitute caregiver is present.

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HB 2110

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Requires DOH to investigate care facilities reportedly operating without an appropriate certificate or license, and to take action on confirmed findings of uncertified or unlicensed operation. Includes social workers, navigators, and individual discharge planners in the group of professionals prohibited from knowingly referring or transferring patients to an uncertified or unlicensed facility. Repeals landlord exclusion.

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HB 139, HD1

Proposed HD2

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Proposed HD2: Relating to Health; Screening for Coronavirus

 

Copies of the proposed HD2 are available in room 402 and on the Legislature's Web site: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

 

HLT, 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.

 

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