THE SENATE
THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE
REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

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

MEASURES DEFERRED TO FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2015

DATE:

Friday, March 20, 2015

TIME:

1:30 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 414
State Capitol
415 South Beretania Street

DECISION MAKING ON THE FOLLOWING MEASURE(S):

HB458 HD2
(HSCR897)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO HEALTH.
Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year, requires public schools to annually provide information about the human papillomavirus and other vaccines to parents and guardians of students entering grade 6.  Requires the Department of Health to develop the information and produce materials and the Department of Education to disseminate the information.  (HB458 HD2)

HTH/EDU, WAM

HB578 HD2
(HSCR713)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Beginning with the 2016-2017 school year, requires a child to provide written documentation of a physical examination performed within the 12 months prior to attending seventh grade.  Provides for provisional attendance if an exam is scheduled.  Makes an appropriation.  (HB578 HD2)

EDU/HTH, WAM

HB1440 HD1
(HSCR722)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO EDUCATION.
Appropriates funds for the Hawaii Keiki: Healthy and Ready to Learn program.  Requires matching funds.  (HB1440 HD1)

EDU/HTH, WAM

HB459 HD2
(HSCR898)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO HEALTH.
Specifies additional elements in Hawaii's existing sexuality health education law, including additional criteria regarding implementation of sexuality health education instruction.  Requires the Department of Education to provide certain types of information to the public and parents.  (HB459 HD2)

EDU/HTH, WAM

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 808-586-9385.