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:

10:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 805

(SSCR582)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Removes the sunset provision from Act 255, Session Laws of Hawaii 2012, relating to the definitions of "the practice of nursing as a licensed practical nurse" and "the practice of nursing as a registered nurse".

 

HLT, CPC

SB 356, SD1

(SSCR637)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Enables patients to obtain their medical records free of charge from medical facilities that have declared bankruptcy. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

HLT, CPC

SB 304, SD2

(SSCR791)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Establishes the Hawaii maternal morbidity and mortality review panel within the department of health to conduct a comprehensive review of maternal deaths that have occurred in the State. (SD2)

 

HLT, FIN

SB 1367, SD1

(SSCR786)

Status

RELATING TO PROJECT KEALAHOU.

Appropriates funds for the continued funding of Project Kealahou within the Department of Health Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division. Requires an annual report. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

HLT, FIN

SB 385, SD1

(SSCR802)

Status

RELATING TO CANCER.

Appropriates funds to the department of health for the breast and cervical cancer control program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

HLT, FIN

SB 749, SD1

(SSCR705)

Status

RELATING TO THE COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING AND AWARENESS PILOT PROGRAM.

Establishes a two-year Hawaii colorectal cancer screening and awareness pilot program using the Hawaii comprehensive breast and cervical cancer control program as a model. Appropriates funds for the pilot program. Repeals on June 30, 2017. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

HLT, FIN

SB 1111, SD1

(SSCR817)

Status

RELATING TO WATER INFRASTRUCTURE.

Authorizes the department of health to transfer federal capitalization grant funds between the water pollution control revolving fund and the drinking water treatment revolving loan fund, in accordance with title 40 Code of Federal Regulations section 35.3530(c). (SD1)

 

HLT, FIN

SB 1036, SD2

(SSCR821)

Status

RELATING TO SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT.

Establishes within the DOH a task force for improving substance use disorder and co-occurring disorder treatment. Makes an appropriation. Effective 7/1/2050. Repeals 6/30/2017. (SD2)

 

HLT, FIN

SB 1117, SD2

(SSCR891)

Status

MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.

Makes an emergency appropriation to the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation. (SD2)

 

HLT, FIN

SB 736, SD1

(SSCR770)

Status

RELATING TO INSURANCE.

Requires an entity to send written notice to a health care provider at least thirty calendar days prior to initiating any recoupment or offset demand efforts. Prohibits an entity from initiating any recoupment or offset efforts more than eighteen months after an initial claim payment was received by a health care provider, with specific exceptions. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD1)

 

HLT, JUD

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Della Au Belatti

Chair