HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2016

 

COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION & COMMERCE

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey, Chair

Rep. Justin H. Woodson, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

Rep. Beth Fukumoto Chang

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Bob McDermott

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, April 04, 2016

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2668, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1120-16)

Status

RELATING TO INSURANCE.

Specifies disclosure requirements for health care providers, health care facilities, and hospitals who are nonparticipating providers in a patient's health care plan. Specifies that an insured who receives emergency services from a nonparticipating provider shall not incur greater out-of-pocket costs for the emergency services than the insured would have incurred with a participating provider. Specifies additional disclosure requirements for health insurance plans. Establishes a working group to examine balance billing. (SB2668 HD1)

 

HLT, CPC

HCR 32, HD1

(HSCR1025-16)

Status

REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE CANCER IN THE FIREFIGHTING PROFESSION.

 

 

HLT, CPC

HCR 65, HD1

(HSCR1192-16)

Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO PERFORM A SUNRISE ANALYSIS OF THE REGULATION OF CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL MIDWIVES.

 

 

HLT, CPC


 

HCR 72, HD1

(HSCR1431-16)

Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO VIGOROUSLY ENFORCE LAWS REGARDING THE LABELING OF PREVIOUSLY FROZEN FISH.

 

 

HLT, CPC

HCR 87, HD1

(HSCR1378-16)

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO ASSESS THE FEASIBILITY AND THE POTENTIAL MERITS AND BENEFITS OF THE ENERGY COOPERATIVE MODEL FOR THE ISLAND OF HAWAII.

 

 

EEP, CPC

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Persons submitting testimony on the day of the hearing MUST submit 22 copies at the hearing. Staff will not be able to make copies. 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: 22 copies (including an original) to Room 304 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6211 (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 10MB 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 586-6160 or email your request for an interpreter to [email protected] 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. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Chair