HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

2299

TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE, 2014

H.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO COMPLIANCE WITH THE HEALTH INSURANCE PORTABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. The purpose of this Act is to promote compliance with information privacy and security provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA; Public Law 104-191) and the related HIPAA Privacy Rule and HIPAA Security Rule.

The department of health is considered a covered entity for purposes of HIPAA compliance and, as such, is required to designate:

(1) A privacy official responsible for the development and implementation of privacy-related policies and procedures per 45 Code of Federal Regulations section 164.530(a)(1); and

(2) A security official responsible for the development and implementation of security management policies and procedures per 45 Code of Federal Regulations section 164.308(a)(2).

SECTION 2. Chapter 321, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"321- Information privacy and security. The department of health shall establish the following permanent or temporary positions for the purpose of department compliance with federal information privacy and security rules:

(1) Privacy officer; and

(2) Security officer."

SECTION 3. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2050.


 


 

Report Title:

Department of Health; Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act; Compliance

 

Description:

Requires the Department of Health to establish permanent or temporary privacy officer and security officer positions in compliance with federal information privacy and security laws. Effective July 1, 2050. (HB2299 HD1)

 

 

 

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