HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2022

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, HUMAN SERVICES, & HOMELESSNESS

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane, Chair

Rep. Adrian K. Tam, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Cedric Asuega Gates

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Jeanne Kapela

 

 

COMMITTEE ON HIGHER EDUCATION & TECHNOLOGY

Rep. Gregg Takayama, Chair

Rep. Linda Clark, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Sonny Ganaden

Rep. Sean Quinlan

Rep. Cedric Asuega Gates

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Troy N. Hashimoto

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Jeanne Kapela

Rep. Val Okimoto

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 17, 2022

TIME:

11:00AM

PLACE:

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

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A G E N D A

 

HB 1419

Status

RELATING TO ELECTRONIC INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACCESSIBILITY.

Requires the office of enterprise technology services to develop, publish, and periodically update electronic information technology disability access standards to be implemented by state entities.

 

HHH/HET, FIN

HB 1547

Status

RELATING TO GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION.

Appropriates funds to expand graduate medical education programs on the neighbor islands.

 

HHH/HET, FIN

HB 1548

Status

RELATING TO GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION.

Appropriates funds to expand medical school and residency training through the Department of Veterans Affairs graduate medical education programs.

 

HHH/HET, FIN

HB 1549

Status

RELATING TO LOAN REPAYMENT FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.

Appropriates funds for the Hawaii state loan repayment program administered through the John A. Burns school of medicine, subject to a matching funds requirement.

 

HHH/HET, FIN

HB 1550

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII MEDICAL EDUCATION SPECIAL FUND.

Establishes the Hawaii medical education special fund to be administered by the John A. Burns school of medicine for graduate medical education and training programs.

 

HHH/HET, FIN

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Gregg Takayama

Chair

 

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Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Chair