Bills Pending Hawaii House Health Committee

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HIHCR23IntroUrging The Department Of Health To Work With The Hawaii Restaurant Association To Establish Industry Standards To Address Certain Unsanitary Food Handling Conditions In Food Establishments And Adopt Rules.
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2019-03-21
To House Health Committee
HIHR28IntroUrging The Department Of Health To Work With The Hawaii Restaurant Association To Establish Industry Standards To Address Certain Unsanitary Food Handling Conditions In Food Establishments And Adopt Rules.
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2019-03-21
To House Health Committee
HISB1328EngrossRequires that if a proposed increase in the wholesale price of certain drugs would result in a 16% or more price increase over a 2year period, the drug manufacturer shall notify various drug insurance providers.
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2019-03-19
To House Health Committee
HIHCR204IntroRequesting The Director Of Health To Convene A Working Group Relating To Patients Requiring An Emergency Mental Health Examination.
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2019-03-14
To House Health Committee
HIHCR114IntroRequesting The Department Of Health, Department Of Human Services, And Department Of Education To Convene An Interdepartmental Working Group To Address The Lack Of Consolidated, Consistent Health Screening Programs In Public Schools For Children In T...
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2019-03-14
To House Health Committee
HIHCR222IntroRequesting The United States Food And Drug Administration To Eliminate Its Blood Donor Deferral Policy On The Collection Of Blood And Blood Components From Men Who Have Sex With Men.
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2019-03-14
To House Health Committee
HIHR197IntroRequesting The United States Food And Drug Administration To Eliminate Its Blood Donor Deferral Policy On The Collection Of Blood And Blood Components From Men Who Have Sex With Men.
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2019-03-14
To House Health Committee
HIHCR208IntroUrging The Departments Of Health And Human Services To Adopt The Canadian Diagnostic Guideline For Diagnosis Of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, As Published In The Canadian Medical Association Journal.
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2019-03-14
To House Health Committee
HIHR191IntroDeclaring November As "alzheimer's Awareness Month" And June As "alzheimer's And Dementia Awareness Month" In The State Of Hawaii.
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2019-03-14
To House Health Committee
HIHR85IntroUrging The Governor To Appoint As Members To The State Council On Mental Health At Least Two Individuals With Demonstrated Knowledge Of Or Work Experience Involving Native Hawaiian Concepts Of Well-being, Culturally-grounded Mental Health Methodologi...
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2019-03-14
To House Health Committee
HIHCR212IntroDeclaring November As "alzheimer's Awareness Month" And June As "alzheimer's And Dementia Awareness Month" In The State Of Hawaii.
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2019-03-14
To House Health Committee
HIHCR88IntroUrging The Governor To Appoint As Members To The State Council On Mental Health At Least Two Individuals With Demonstrated Knowledge Of Or Work Experience Involving Native Hawaiian Concepts Of Well-being, Culturally-grounded Mental Health Methodologi...
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2019-03-14
To House Health Committee
HIHR159IntroRequesting The Department Of Health And Department Of Human Services To Conduct A Study On Whether The Dental And Medical Services Offered By The State Are Adequate To Provide A Basic Standard Of Care For Residents With Disabilities.
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2019-03-14
To House Health Committee
HIHR76IntroRequesting The Department Of Health To Provide Analysis And Recommendations On The Establishment Of A Certification Process, Oversight Board, And Reimbursement Process For Community Health Workers.
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2019-03-14
To House Health Committee
HIHCR177IntroRequesting The Department Of Health And Department Of Human Services To Conduct A Study On Whether The Dental And Medical Services Offered By The State Are Adequate To Provide A Basic Standard Of Care For Residents With Disabilities.
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2019-03-14
To House Health Committee
HIHCR78IntroRequesting The Department Of Health To Provide Analysis And Recommendations On The Establishment Of A Certification Process, Oversight Board, And Reimbursement Process For Community Health Workers.
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2019-03-14
To House Health Committee
HIHCR199IntroRequesting The Medical Cannabis Insurance Reimbursement Working Group To Continue Its Work To Address The Complexities Surrounding Medical Cannabis Reimbursements By Health Insurance.
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2019-03-14
To House Health Committee
HIHR187IntroUrging The Departments Of Health And Human Services To Adopt The Canadian Diagnostic Guideline For Diagnosis Of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, As Published In The Canadian Medical Association Journal.
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2019-03-14
To House Health Committee
HISB334EngrossCodifies the administrative rule definition of "assistance animal". Clarifies the type of verification an individual may provide to substantiate a reasonable accommodation request for a specific assistance animal. Specifies that possession of a vest ...
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2019-03-07
To House Health Committee
HISB808EngrossAuthorizes pharmacies to accept the return of any prescription drug for disposal via collection receptacles or mail-back programs; prohibits pharmacies from redispensing returned prescription drugs or from accepting returned prescription drugs in exc...
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2019-03-07
To House Health Committee
HISB671EngrossExempts students in post-secondary education programs from immunization requirements if they attend classes exclusively online or through distance learning. Takes effect on 7/1/2020. (SD2)
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2019-03-07
To House Health Committee
HISB1016EngrossProhibits a business from seeking a new retail tobacco permit or renewal of an existing permit if the place of business is located within 750 feet of a preschool, school, or public playground. Beginning January 1, 2020, prohibits the sale of tobacco ...
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2019-03-07
To House Health Committee
HISB1027EngrossRequires health insurance policies and contracts issued after 12/31/19 to provide coverage for the cost of hearing aids at a minimum of $1,500 per hearing aid for each hearing-impaired ear every 36 months. Exempts mandatory health care coverage from ...
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2019-03-07
To House Health Committee
HISB1243EngrossAmends the State newborn hearing screening program to mandate reporting of diagnostic audiologic evaluation results, improve hearing follow-up of infants, and update definitions and terminology. (SD1)
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2019-03-07
To House Health Committee
HISB226EngrossAppropriates moneys for youth suicide early intervention, prevention, and education initiatives in Kauai, Hawaii, and Maui counties. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2019-03-07
To House Health Committee
HIHCR21IntroRequesting The State Auditor To Conduct A Sunrise Analysis Of Mandating Health Care Coverage For Cannabidiol Oil Derived From Industrial Hemp.
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2019-03-07
To House Health Committee
HIHB1269IntroClarifies the professionals who may administer autism treatment under mandated insurance coverage establish by Luke's Law.
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2019-02-14
To House Health Committee
HIHB1445IntroRequires Executive Office on Aging to include details on outcomes of the Kupuna Caregivers Program in its annual report. Requires Office on Aging to create a plan to maximize number of participants in the program and offer core services, requires pla...
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2019-02-14
To House Health Committee
HIHB1074IntroCodifies the administrative rule definition of "assistance animal". Clarifies the type of verification of a reasonable accommodation request for an assistance animal that the individual may provide.
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2019-02-14
To House Health Committee
HIHB668IntroRequires the Department of Human Services to enroll Hawaii as a member in the Sovereign States Drug Consortium to lower medicaid purchasing and administrative costs to the State.
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2019-02-13
To House Health Committee
HIHB222IntroEstablishes a task force within the Department of Human Services to study and develop solutions for the issue of nurse aide recertification inequity.
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2019-02-12
To House Health Committee
HIHB140IntroProvides the same protections under the peer-review process that are afforded to licensed physicians to residents and fellow physicians. (HB140 HD1)
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2019-02-11
To House Health Committee
HIHB141IntroEstablishes a Telehealth Advisory Council within the DOH to advise the governor in the development and implementation of a comprehensive telehealth plan. Creates a permanent full-time Telehealth Coordinator to facilitate the establishment of infrastr...
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2019-02-11
To House Health Committee
HIHB138IntroRequires owners and operators of fifteen or more food service establishments to provide calorie information for menu items. (HB138 HD1)
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2019-02-11
To House Health Committee
HIHB139IntroProhibits the manufacture, sale or distribution of reusable drink and food containers intended for use by children under three and containing bisphenol A. (HB139 HD1)
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2019-02-11
To House Health Committee
HIHB1086IntroRequires health care facilities and health care professionals to disclose to patients whether they are in-network or out-of-network providers with respect to the patients' health benefits plans and the financial implications to the patients of that s...
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2019-02-07
To House Health Committee
HIHB155IntroRequires the Department of Health to promptly send personnel to a source, or immediate vicinity of a source, that is reported to have air pollution and conduct an investigation and tests to determine the validity of the report.
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2019-02-07
To House Health Committee
HIHB1284IntroLimits the State's preemption of local ordinances that regulate the sale of cigarettes, tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices to allow the counties to enact ordinances more protective of public health than state law. (HB1284 HD1)
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2019-02-07
To House Health Committee
HIHB880IntroSpecifies that ten per cent of the moneys in the Hawaii tobacco settlement special fund shall be allocated to and expended by the department of health for purposes of the kupuna care program and the kupuna caregivers program. Specifies that the allot...
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2019-02-06
To House Health Committee
HIHB675IntroRequires the Department of Health to educate food establishments about liability protections. Expands liability protection for donors to include donations of food and similar donations made directly to needy persons. Authorizes the donation of expire...
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2019-02-06
To House Health Committee
HIHB434IntroEstablishes the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division Special Fund (Special Fund) within the Department of Health. Reclassifies specific low-level marijuana offenses as non-criminal violations subject to a fine, which shall be deposited into the Special Fu...
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2019-02-05
To House Health Committee
HIHB37IntroAllows the use of medical cannabis to treat opioid use, substance use, and withdrawal symptoms resulting from the treatment of those conditions or a medical condition that is normally treated with a prescription medication that could lead to physical...
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2019-02-05
To House Health Committee
HIHB735IntroRequires the Department of Health to establish and enforce rules for the regulation of opioid treatment programs.
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2019-02-01
To House Health Committee
HIHB933IntroCreates a crisis intervention and diversion program in the department of health to divert those in need to appropriate health care and away from the criminal justice system.
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2019-02-01
To House Health Committee
HIHB1037IntroUpdates section 329-38(i), Hawaii Revised Statutes, to be consistent with federal law under Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations to allow for the use of either words or figures, not both, to indicate quantity where electronic prescriptions are...
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2019-02-01
To House Health Committee
HIHB1581IntroLegalizes the personal use of cannabis for persons twenty-one years of age or older. Requires licensing to operate cannabis establishments. Subjects cannabis establishment to excise taxes. Authorizes the interisland transportation of cannabis. Decrim...
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2019-02-01
To House Health Committee
HIHB1011IntroAuthorizes State Health Planning and Development Agency to mandate the submission of Medicare Advantage (Medicare Part C) administrative data and healthcare services claims.
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2019-02-01
To House Health Committee
HIHB825IntroTransfers regulation of electronic smoking devices from AG's office to DOTAX. Establishes procedures for licensing and permitting of electronic smoking device retailers. Increases tobacco licensing and permitting fees. Allocates $200,000 of new e-liq...
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2019-02-01
To House Health Committee
HIHB35IntroRestores the categories of "gravely disabled" and "obviously ill" to the criteria for involuntary hospitalization that were deleted by Act 221, SLH 2013. Increases the maximum period of emergency hospitalization from 48 hours to 72 hours.
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2019-01-31
To House Health Committee
HIHB1560IntroExpands the scope of practice of licensed physician assistants in the State.
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2019-01-28
To House Health Committee
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