THE SENATE
THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE
REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES AND HOUSING
Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland, Chair
Senator Josh Green, Vice-Chair

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH
Senator Josh Green, Chair
Senator Glenn Wakai, Vice-Chair

MEASURES DEFERRED TO FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 06, 2015

DATE:

Friday, February 06, 2015

TIME:

1:10 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 414
State Capitol
415 South Beretania Street

DECISION MAKING ON THE FOLLOWING MEASURE(S):

SB296
Status and Testimony

RELATING TO CAREGIVING.
Requires hospitals to provide patients the opportunity to designate a caregiver upon entry to a hospital.  Establishes hospital requirements regarding caregivers, including designation of a caregiver, notification to a caregiver, and a discharge plan for patients.  Provides hospitals, hospital employees, and consultants or contractors that have a contractual relationship with a hospital with immunity regarding caregiving.  Effective 7/1/16.

HSH/HTH, JDL

No testimony will be accepted.

FOR AMENDED NOTICES:  Measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored.  If a measure is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT 808-586-6130.