HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2021

 

COMMITTEE ON PANDEMIC & DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

Rep. Linda Ichiyama, Chair

Rep. Stacelynn K.M. Eli, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. John M. Mizuno

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Tina Wildberger

 

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, HUMAN SERVICES, & HOMELESSNESS

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane, Chair

Rep. Adrian K. Tam, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Cedric Asuega Gates

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Jeanne Kapela

Rep. Gene Ward

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 5, 2021

TIME:

11:00 a.m.

PLACE:

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

THE STATE CAPITOL IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC DURING THE ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

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A G E N D A

 

HB 472

Status

RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.

Exempts telehealth-related gifts from procurement requirements. Makes permanent certain telehealth-related exemptions for licensed health professions issued by recent gubernatorial proclamation.

 

PDP/HHH, CPC, FIN

HB 473

Status

RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.

Authorizes the establishment of a physician-patient relationship via a telehealth interaction, if the physician is licensed to practice medicine in the State.

 

PDP/HHH, CPC, FIN

HB 1002

Status

MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.

Makes an emergency appropriation to provide funds for supplies, personnel, equipment and related effects to implement the COVID-19 vaccination plan.  Effective upon approval.

 

PDP/HHH, FIN

HB 1003

Status

MAKING EMERGENCY APPROPRIATIONS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH RELATING TO COVID-19 EXPENDITURES.

Provides emergency appropriations in fiscal year 2020-2021 to the Department of Health to continue funding for various COVID-19 response related programs and activities.

 

PDP/HHH, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Chair

 

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Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Chair