HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Rep. Della Au Belatti, Chair

Rep. Richard P. Creagan, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Beth Fukumoto Chang

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

Rep. Dee Morikawa

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, March 20, 2015

TIME:

8:45am

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HCR 202 / HR 138 /

Status / Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, AND THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO TAKE NECESSARY STEPS TO EXPEDITE CONSTRUCTION FOR THE EXPANSION AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE REPLACEMENT WASH-DOWN STATIONS AT MAUNALUA BAY.

 

 

HLT, WAL, FIN

HCR 108 / HR 61 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A CLIMATE CHANGE AND HEALTH WORKING GROUP TO ASSESS THE SCOPE AND RISKS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE HEALTH OF HAWAII'S RESIDENTS AND TO DEVELOP A STRATEGIC PLAN TO ADDRESS CLIMATE CHANGE RISKS TO HEALTH STATEWIDE.

 

 

HLT, EEP, FIN

HCR 88

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO PROVIDE WRITTEN NOTIFICATION WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME TO APPLICANTS FOR WATER QUALITY CERTIFICATION IF THE APPLICATION IS INCOMPLETE.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 192 / HR 127 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE CREATION OF A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS THE PHYSICIAN SHORTAGE IN HAWAII.

 

 

HLT, HED, FIN

HCR 214 / HR 149 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA TO CONVENE A MENTAL HEALTH ACCESS TASK FORCE AND REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO COMPLETE A MENTAL HEALTH WORKFORCE ASSESSMENT.

 

 

HLT, HED, CPC

HCR 167

Status

REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A MENTAL HEALTH WORKFORCE ASSESSMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS AND MENTAL HEALTH FACILITIES TO IDENTIFY SHORTAGES AND AID IN PROPOSING SOLUTIONS TO ADDRESS THOSE SHORTAGES.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 132

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO REVIEW AND ANALYZE ALL ORAL HEALTH INITIATIVES CURRENTLY UNDERWAY IN THE STATE, INCLUDING THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL PROGRAM, AND PREPARE A PROGRESS REPORT ON EACH INITIATIVE.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 180 / HR 116 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ESTABLISH AN UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD AWARENESS CAMPAIGN.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 109 / HR 62 /

Status / Status

ENCOURAGING FOOD SERVICE FACILITIES IN THE STATE THAT OFFER A CHILDREN'S MENU OF MEAL OPTIONS, OR A MEAL THAT IS REPRESENTED AS A CHILDREN'S MEAL, TO SERVE CHILDREN'S MEALS WITH HIGHER NUTRITIONAL QUALITY AND INCLUDE ONLY BOTTLED WATER OR LOW-FAT MILK AS THE DEFAULT BEVERAGE IN THE MEAL OR MENU OPTION.

 

 

HLT, EDB

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Della Au Belatti

Chair