HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Rep. Della Au Belatti, Chair

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Chris Todd

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

TIME:

8:30 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1488

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

Establishes the Office of Medical Marijuana Administration in DOH to administer marijuana dispensary licensing and regulation, and patient registration. Extends civil service exemptions. Extends interim rulemaking authority. Requires an alternate medical marijuana dispensary tracking system for use when the DOH computer tracking system in nonfunctional. Adds considerations for establishing marijuana testing standards and selecting additional dispensary licensees. Requires retention of video security recordings of production centers and dispensaries for not less than 45 days.

 

HLT, JUD, FIN

HB 836

Status

RELATING TO MARIJUANA.

Authorizes the interisland transportation of marijuana by medicinal marijuana patients and primary caregivers. Authorizes certified laboratories to test marijuana received from patients and primary caregivers. Requires DOT to adopt rules regarding interisland transportation of marijuana. Effective 7/1/2017.

 

HLT, TRN, FIN

HB 344

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

Amends penalties pertaining to certain medical marijuana prohibitions. Repeals certain medical marijuana prohibitions. Makes conforming amendments.

 

HLT, JUD, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. 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.

 

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PAPER: 15 copies (including an original) to Room 403 in the State Capitol;

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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.

 

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Rep. Della Au Belatti

Chair