HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2013

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Rep. Della Au Belatti, Chair

Rep. Dee Morikawa, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Cheape

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

TIME:

10:30 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 404

Status

RELATING TO WARNING SIGNS.

Requires premises licensed under chapter 281, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to have a sign posted on or about the premises, including but not limited to the women's restroom, that provides customers with a warning of the risks of birth defects and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders for women drinking alcohol during pregnancy.

 

HLT, CPC

HB 407

Status

RELATING TO CANCER.

Appropriates funds for the comprehensive breast and cervical cancer control program.

 

HLT, FIN

HB 411

Status

RELATING TO HOSPITAL EMERGENCY COMPASSIONATE CARE FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS.

Establishes a new part in chapter 321 to ensure that victims of sexual assault are provided with medically and factually unbiased information about and access to emergency contraception when receiving emergency medical care at Hawaii's hospitals for sexual assaults.

 

HLT, JUD

HB 412

Status

RELATING TO CERTIFICATES OF BIRTH.

Requires the DOH to establish a new certificate of birth for a person who provides a written request that DOH issue a new certificate of birth with a gender designation that differs from the gender on the original certificate of birth, a notarized statement from a licensed treating or evaluating physician, and official copy of name change if requesting a name change on the certificate of birth.

 

HLT, JUD, FIN

HB 905

Status

RELATING TO NEWBORN SCREENING.

Authorizes the Department of Health to implement point of care newborn screening, amends section 321-291 concerning the newborn metabolic screening special fund.

 

HLT, FIN

HB 909

Status

RELATING TO INFANT MORTALITY PROGRAM.

Clarifies the role of the Department of Health in reducing infant mortality rates and creates the Infant Mortality Advisory Board. Requires birthing facility reporting.

 

HLT, FIN

HB 1383

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Appropriates funds to address the shortage of primary care physicians in the State through a comprehensive primary care workforce development plan that addresses the critical areas of loan repayment, diversity programs, and primary care workforce expansion.

 

HLT, HED, FIN

HB 417

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.

Appropriates $2,800,000 to the Hawaii health systems corporation to implement and sustain its primary care training program at the Hilo medical center.

 

HLT, 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. Della Au Belatti

Chair