THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Senator Josh Green, Chair

Senator Glenn Wakai, Vice Chair

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY AND LABOR

Senator Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran, Chair

Senator Maile S.L. Shimabukuro, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

TIME:

9:20AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 016

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

 

 

 

SB 905

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO BEHAVIOR SUPPORT REVIEW COMMITTEE FOR PERSONS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL OR INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES.

Authorizes the department of health to establish a behavioral support review process to conduct multidisciplinary reviews of restraints or seclusion of persons with developmental or intellectual disabilities.  Exempts those who participate in the reviews from liability.

 

HTH/JDL, WAM

SB 812

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO BEHAVIOR SUPPORT REVIEW COMMITTEE FOR PERSONS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL OR INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES.

Authorizes the department of health to establish a behavioral support review process to conduct multidisciplinary reviews of restraints or seclusion of persons with developmental or intellectual disabilities.  Exempts those who participate in the reviews from liability.

 

HTH/JDL, WAM

SB 1175

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE HOSPITAL.

Requires the department of health and Hawaii state hospital to implement certain recommendations made by the senate special investigative committee on the Hawaii state hospital and submit a written report to the legislature of its status of implementing certain recommendations prior to the regular sessions of 2016 and 2017.  Appropriates funds to the department of health for the planning and design of a new state forensic mental health hospital.

 

HTH/JDL, WAM

SB 809

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION TREATMENT PLANS.

Allows physicians to submit workers' compensation treatment plans to employers by facsimile, the Internet, and other electronic media.  Requires employers to accept electronically submitted treatment plans and provide an electronic receipt of the submission.

 

HTH/JDL, WAM

SB 309

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH EXAMINATIONS.

Establishes nine permanent full-time equivalent (9.00 FTE) forensic psychologist positions and one permanent full-time equivalent (1.00 FTE) manager position within the courts and corrections branch of the department of health for timely and proper administration of court ordered examinations.

 

HTH/JDL, WAM

SB 206

      Status & Testimony

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.

Appropriates funds for fiscal year 2014-2015 as a subsidy for Hawaii health systems corporation for employment costs.

 

HTH/JDL, WAM

 

 

 

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

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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.

 

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Senator Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran

Chair

 

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Senator Josh Green

Chair