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:

Thursday, February 6, 2020

TIME:

8:45 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 140, HD1

Proposed HD2

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Proposed HD2: Updates section 329-104 (c), Hawaii Revised Statutes, to clarify who may access information stored in the electronic prescription accountability system.

 

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 141, HD1

Proposed HD2

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Proposed HD2: Relating to Health; Seizure Safe Schools; Seizure Disorder Rescue Medication; School Employee Training; Appropriation ($)

 

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 2068

Status

RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE.

Limits DOH commitment to 180-days for those defendants charged with a non-violent class C felony and found to be unfit to proceed under chapter 704, HRS. Limits to 180-days the period of conditional release granted to defendants charged with a non-violent class C felony.

 

HLT, JUD, FIN

HB 2706

Status

RELATING TO THE DONATION OF FOOD.

Requires the Department of Health to promote food donation during normal, routine inspections of food establishments. Permits the donation of food. Expands liability protection for the donation of food. Authorizes the donation of food directly to the needy and expired food under certain circumstances.

 

HLT, JUD, FIN

HB 2712

Status

RELATING TO PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS.

Ensures the community health system remains financially viable in the face of healthcare value transformation; ensures access to quality and affordable prescription drugs by vulnerable populations served by community health centers, special needs clinics and other nonprofit healthcare entities covered by the federal 340B pharmacy program.

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HB 2691

Status

RELATING TO HOSPICE.

Requires that hospice care shall only be provided by a licensed hospice care facility, care home, or foster home. Requires that a guardian of a person in a hospice home shall have the legal responsibility to advocate for the person until end of the person's life.

 

HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN

HB 2459

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAL AUTONOMY.

Authorizes conscientious beliefs as a basis for exemption from vaccination requirements. Requires that the first option for quarantine of an individual be quarantined inside that individual's residence.

 

HLT, JUD, FIN

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

 

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    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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Rep. John M. Mizuno

Chair