THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Senator Josh Green, Chair

Senator Glenn Wakai, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

TIME:

2:00PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 414

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SR 40 / SCR 87

      Status & Testimony / Status & Testimony

STRONGLY URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, AND THE AIRPORTS DIVISION AND HARBORS DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO ESTABLISH AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO ADDRESS THE THREAT OF AN OUTBREAK OF CHIKUNGUNYA VIRUS IN HAWAII.

 

HTH, WAM

SR 65 / SCR 114

      Status & Testimony / Status & Testimony

ENCOURAGING FOOD SERVICE FACILITIES IN THE STATE THAT OFFER A CHILDREN'S MENU OF MEAL OPTIONS, OR A MEAL THAT IS REPRESENTED AS A CHILDREN'S MEAL, TO SERVE CHILDREN'S MEALS WITH HIGHER NUTRITIONAL QUALITY AND INCLUDE ONLY BOTTLED WATER OR LOW-FAT MILK AS THE DEFAULT BEVERAGE IN THE MEAL OR MENU OPTION.

 

HTH, CPN

SR 74 / SCR 126

      Status & Testimony / Status & Testimony

AUTHORIZING THE FORMATION OF A CANCER PRESUMPTIVE LAW TASK FORCE TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING A POTENTIAL CANCER PRESUMPTIVE LAW FOR FIREFIGHTERS.

 

HTH, JDL

SR 95 / SCR 153

      Status & Testimony / Status & Testimony

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO REVIEW AND ANALYZE ALL ORAL HEALTH INITIATIVES CURRENTLY UNDERWAY IN THE STATE, INCLUDING THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL PROGRAM, AND PREPARE A PROGRESS REPORT ON EACH INITIATIVE.

 

HTH, WAM

SCR 161

      Status & Testimony

REQUESTING THE QUEEN'S TRANSPLANT CENTER TO SHARE INFORMATION ON THE MATCHINGDONORS ONLINE REGISTRY WITH NEW PATIENTS BEGINNING THE KIDNEY TRANSPLANT QUALIFYING PROCESS AND WITH PATIENTS CURRENTLY ON THE WAITING LIST FOR A KIDNEY DONATION.

 

HTH, CPN

 

 

 

SR 104 / SCR 168

      Status & Testimony / Status & Testimony

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A SUBSTANCE ABUSE TASK FORCE.

 

HTH, JDL

SCR 22

      Status & Testimony

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ADOPT ADMINISTRATIVE RULES REQUIRING A RESTAURANT WITH TWENTY OR MORE LOCATIONS IN THE STATE TO POST CALORIE AND CARBOHYDRATE INFORMATION FOR STANDARD MENU ITEMS ON THE MENU OR MENU BOARD AND TO PROVIDE ALL OTHER NUTRITION INFORMATION TO CUSTOMERS IN THE RESTAURANT, UPON REQUEST.

 

HTH, CPN

SCR 33

      Status & Testimony

REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO ASSESS THE SCOPE AND FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A CENTRALIZED FILING SYSTEM FOR ADVANCE CARE PLANNING FORMS THAT CAN BE ACCESSED BY ALL HEALTH FACILITIES.

 

HTH, EDT

 

 

 

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

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Senator Josh Green

Chair