Hawaii State Legislature
2005 Legislative Session

HB693 HD1

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Measure Title: RELATING TO A STATE PHARMACY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
Report Title: State Pharmacy Assistance Program ($)
Description: Establishes a Hawaii Medicare Prescription Drug Assistance Program to provide benefits to certain elderly and disabled individuals to assist in defraying costs for medically necessary prescriptions under the new federal Medicare part D drug benefit program. (HB693 HD1)
Package: Governor
Companion:SB802
Introducer(s): SAY (BR)
Current Referral:HUS/HLT, FIN

Date Status Text
1/24/2005HPending introduction.
1/26/2005HIntroduced and Pass First Reading
1/27/2005HReferred to HUS/HLT, FIN, referral sheet 5
2/10/2005HBill scheduled to be heard by HUS/HLT on Monday, 02-14-05 at 8:45 am in House conference room 329.
2/14/2005HThe committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred until 2/17/2005.
2/17/2005HThe committees on HUS recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Sonson, Cabanilla, Arakaki, Green, Hale, Kahikina, Kawakami, Finnegan, Stonebraker; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/17/2005HThe committees on HLT recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Arakaki, Green, Cabanilla, Hale, Nishimoto, Sonson, Finnegan; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/17/2005HReported from the committee on HUS/HLT (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 627) as amended in (HD 1), recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to the committee on FIN.
2/18/2005HPassed Second Reading as amended in (HD 1) and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no and Representative(s) Fox, Halford, Ito, Morita, Moses, Saiki, Souki, Takamine, Takumi, Tanaka, Wakai excused.

$ = Appropriation measure
ConAm = Constitutional Amendment