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:

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

TIME:

8:45 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 841, SD2, HD1

(HSCR959)

Status

RELATING TO SCHOOL HEALTH.

Requires the Department of Education and Department of Health to jointly establish an interagency working group to create a comprehensive school health program. Appropriates funds. (SB841 HD1)

 

EDN, HLT, FIN

SB 1115, SD1

(SSCR629)

Status

RELATING TO BUILDING DESIGN FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.

Amends the definition of "public buildings, facilities, and sites" under section 103-50, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to, among other things, exempt from mandatory review by the disabilities and communications access board certain construction projects constructed on state or county lands that would not ordinarily be open to public access. (SD1)

 

HLT, CPC/JUD

SB 298, SD1

(SSCR753)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Makes an appropriation for one advanced life support ambulance to be based in Makalei on the island of Hawaii and to be used from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., and to include a vehicle, equipment, and personnel costs. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

HLT, FIN

SB 1016, SD1

(SSCR873)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Appropriates funds to establish an advanced life support ambulance to be based in Puna on the island of Hawaii, including the acquisition of a vehicle and equipment and personnel costs for state-certified emergency medical services personnel. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

HLT, FIN

SB 1006, SD1

(SSCR815)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Appropriates funds for the purchase of one ambulance unit and operational costs for one ambulance unit to service the area of Kakaako. Effective date 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

HLT, FIN

SB 1281, SD1

(SSCR760)

Status

RELATING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE.

Appropriates moneys to operate an additional emergency medical services unit in the Moanalua, Aliamanu, Red Hill, Salt Lake, and Foster Village areas. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

HLT, FIN

SB 114, SD1

(SSCR622)

Status

RELATING TO DENTISTRY.

Requires, after January 1, 2016, the continuing education program for dentists to include three hours of ethics training per year. Specifies that the board of dental examiners may suspend or revoke any license issued under chapter 448, Hawaii Revised Statutes, for conduct or practice contrary to recognized standards of ethics of the profession, as adopted by the American Dental Association or the Hawaii Dental Association. (SD1)

 

HLT, CPC/JUD

SB 768, SD1

(SSCR834)

Status

RELATING TO IN VITRO FERTILIZATION INSURANCE COVERAGE.

Provides insurance coverage equality for women who are diagnosed with infertility by making available to them expanded treatment options, ensuring adequate and affordable health care services. (SD1)

 

HLT, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

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Rep. Della Au Belatti

Chair