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 27, 2015

TIME:

9:15am

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HCR 56

Status

APPLYING TO CONGRESS TO CALL A NATIONAL CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.

 

 

HLT, JUD

HCR 157 / HR 95 /

Status / Status

URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO EXAMINE THE FAIR HOUSING AMENDMENTS ACT AS IT RELATES TO EMOTIONAL SUPPORT OR COMFORT ANIMALS AND TO TAKE ANY ACTIONS NECESSARY TO PREVENT ABUSES THEREOF.

 

 

HLT, CPC

HCR 145

Status

REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A FAMILY CAREGIVERS WORKING GROUP TO EXAMINE AND ASSESS LEGISLATION RELATING TO THE ROLE OF CAREGIVERS OF PATIENTS DISCHARGED FROM HOSPITALS.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 161

Status

REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL AUDIT OF THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 11

Status

ENCOURAGING PUBLIC AND CHARTER SCHOOLS TO PROVIDE INFORMATION TO PARENTS OF ALL PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS IN THE SIXTH GRADE REGARDING HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS VACCINATIONS.

 

 

HLT, EDN

HCR 16

Status

REQUESTING A SUNRISE ANALYSIS OF PROPOSED MANDATORY HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE OF LABORATORY TESTS ORDERED BY PHARMACISTS.

 

 

HLT, CPC

HCR 137

Status

REQUESTING A MEETING ON THE IMPACTS OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA AS A CASH CROP ON HAWAII’S AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY.

 

 

HLT, JUD

HCR 136

Status

REQUESTING THE HAWAII BANKERS ASSOCIATION TO OPINE WHETHER MEMBER FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND THEIR STAFF WHO CHOOSE TO SERVICE MEDICAL MARIJUANA-RELATED BUSINESSES RISK CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PROSECUTION UNDER FEDERAL LAW.

 

 

HLT, JUD

HCR 79 / HR 42 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION TO INITIATE RESCHEDULING PROCEEDINGS TO REMOVE MARIJUANA FROM SCHEDULE I OF THE FEDERAL CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT BECAUSE MARIJUANA DOES NOT MEET THE CRITERIA OF A FEDERAL SCHEDULE I CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.

 

 

HLT, JUD

 

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. 

 

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

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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