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:

8:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 802, SD2

(SSCR586)

Status

RELATING TO SMOKING.

Allows condominiums and cooperative housing corporations to adopt rules prohibiting smoking, including but not limited to electronic smoking devices, in units, common elements, or limited common elements. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HLT, CPC

SB 1030, SD1

(SSCR767)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Increases the minimum age for persons who may purchase tobacco products or electronic smoking devices from eighteen to twenty-one years of age. Amends the definition of "electronic smoking device" as used in section 709-908, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Defines "tobacco products". Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

HLT, JUD

SB 550, SD1

Proposed HD1

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Proposed HD1: Prohibits the possession or consumption of tobacco products, including electronic smoking devices, by any person under eighteen years of age in public places. Defines and prohibits the consumption, purchase, possession, or sale of powdered alcohol.

 

HLT, JUD

 

 

 

Copies of the proposed HD1 are available in room 426 and on the Legislature's Web site: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     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.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 15 copies (including an original) to Room 331 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-9608 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

WEB: For testimony less than 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-9425 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

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Rep. Della Au Belatti

Chair