HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2021

 

COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION & COMMERCE

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson, Chair

Rep. Lisa Kitagawa, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. David A. Tarnas

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Lauren Matsumoto

Rep. John M. Mizuno

 

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 18, 2021

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

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A G E N D A

 

HB 944

Status

RELATING TO THE REGULATORY AUTHORITY OF THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER.

Adopts certain provisions of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' Producer Licensing Model Act, Public Adjuster Licensing Model Act, Reinsurance Intermediary Model Act, and Independent Adjuster Licensing Model Guidelines to provide consistency and promote efficiency in processing insurance licensing fees, applications, certificates, registrations, and renewals.

 

CPC, FIN

HB 947

Status

RELATING TO HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS.

Establishes the Safe Home Program to provide matching and nonmatching grants for installation of wind resistive devices to single-family, owner-occupied, residential property owners upon certain circumstances. Creates one temporary position within the Insurance Division of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to implement and administer the Safe Home Program.

 

CPC, FIN

HB 424, HD1

(HSCR250)

Status

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT OF CONTRACTS FOR VEHICLE RENTAL.

Requires all agencies of the State, when renting a vehicle on behalf of a state employee conducting official government business, to adopt a preference for renting electric vehicles or hybrid vehicles; provided that such a vehicle is suitable for the specific travel requirements and available when needed. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

GVR, CPC, FIN

HB 472, HD1

(HSCR212)

Status

RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.

Exempts telehealth-related gifts from procurement requirements. Codifies the authorization of advanced practice registered nurses to use telehealth to assist a patient, including those advanced practice registered nurses who are not licensed in the State, under certain conditions. Makes permanent certain telehealth-related exemptions for licensed health professions issued by recent gubernatorial proclamation. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

PDP/HHH, CPC, FIN

 

 

 

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Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Chair