Bills Pending Hawaii Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee

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HISB1412IntroRequires an employer to pay for all medical services related to an employee's compensable injury. Provides a process for an employer to dispute the payment of a medical bill.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1364IntroExtends the money transmitters act to expressly apply to persons engaged in the transmission of virtual currency. Requires licensees dealing with virtual currency to provide a warning to customers prior to entering into an agreement with the customer...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1455IntroAllows private cemeteries in good standing with the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to disinter and reinter human bodies within the same cemetery without filing an application for a permit with the Department of Health.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1229IntroContinues the nursing facility sustainability program for two additional years. Appropriates funds out of the nursing facility sustainability program special fund for fiscal years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1153IntroRequires health benefit plans supplemental to Medicare to include contributions equal to Medicare part D premiums effective 7/1/2019, in addition to Medicare part B premiums.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1273IntroRepeals sections 4 and 5 of Act 206, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, which created an electronic smoking device retailer registration unit within the Department of the Attorney General and created a fine for delivery sales of electronic smoking devices ...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB222IntroAmends the excise tax rate on large cigars.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1284IntroEstablishes educational requirements of a condominium association director.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1377IntroProhibits a commissioned notary public from accepting a limited purpose driver's license for verification of identification.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1400IntroMakes an appropriation to support and expand medical residency training programs in state teaching hospitals. Requires dollar-for-dollar matching funds from private funding sources.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1322IntroProvides a credit for reinsurance to mutual benefit societies.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1152IntroAllows dogs in restaurants at the restaurant owner's or manager's discretion provided that certain conditions are met.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1330IntroRequires full-service restaurants to disclose their non-participation in national advertising campaigns that offer a promotion or discount at its entrance or storefront.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB542IntroRequires reimbursement for prescriptions issued pursuant to the our care, our choice act, regardless of the prescription drug coverage provisions of the patient's health insurance. Establishes penalties for pharmacies and pharmacists, or their agents...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1228IntroContinues the Hospital Sustainability Program for two years. Appropriates funds out of the Hospital Sustainability Program Special Fund for fiscal years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1437IntroAppropriates moneys to the Department of Health to provide the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center with funding for 1 FTE advanced practice registered nurse position and various infrastructure improvements for its school-based health center at ...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1319IntroDefines "crisis center" and "crisis intervention team officer". Enables crisis intervention team officers to determine if an individual meets the criteria for emergency examination or hospitalization. Authorizes crisis intervention team officers to t...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1408IntroRequires each district health officer for the Department of Health to be a licensed physician.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1317IntroClarifies that a member may qualify for the peer review oversight committee so long as the member does not have a fail rating.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1074IntroRequires check cashers to register with the department of commerce and consumer affairs. Requires check cashers to offer customers the option to participate in a payment plan, if certain conditions are met. Requires posting of certain information and...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1369IntroRequires the department of health to coordinate with each county water and sewage department to establish a low interest loan program for the upgrade or conversion of cesspools in each county to aerobic treatment unit systems.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1402IntroEstablishes the rare disease advisory board within the department of health to provide education about rare diseases and encourage the funding of research in the development of new treatments for rare diseases. Describes duties of the advisory board,...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1438IntroEnsures access to information about multiple midwifery pathways. Requires birth practitioners to provide all pertinent birth education information and materials in a manner that is comprehensible by the consumer.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1137IntroEstablishes the 2050 grid resiliency and view planes initiative to mandate that all utility lines be installed underground by December 31, 2050, under certain conditions. Requires a public utility to establish a plan for reaching certain target dates...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1073IntroEstablishes licensure and licensure renewal requirements for certain persons or entities to engage in the business of cashing checks for a fee to persons in the State.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1439IntroAppropriates funds to the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center for operation of its twenty-four-hour emergency room.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1384IntroChanges the composition of the Hawaii Health Authority (HHA) from 9 to 13 to reflect Hawaii's diversity and requires the HHA to submit an updated comprehensive health plan to the Legislature. Appropriates funds for the hiring of an executive director...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1247IntroProhibits the sale, offering for sale, furnishing, or distribution of any flavored tobacco product within the State effective 01/01/2020.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1350IntroProhibits the manufacture and sale of animal fur products except in certain circumstances.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB426IntroRequires medicaid and insurance coverage of ambulance services. Authorizes medicaid programs, and requires private insurers, to pay for ambulance services, even if the patient is not transported, if the patient was treated in a county with a populati...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1239IntroPermits the Director of Health to designate emergency departments to which persons requiring emergency mental health treatment may be taken by law enforcement.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB454IntroAuthorizes qualifying patients to form medical cannabis collectives. Specifies requirements for the collectives and members of the collectives. Requires the Department of Health to certify and regulate the collectives.
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1430IntroAllows naturopathic physicians and physician assistants to provide written certification for qualifying patients. Allows licensed dispensaries to have up to two additional manufacturing or processing facilities separate from their production faciliti...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1133IntroRequires developers of condominium projects in the agricultural district to declare in their public report that the project plan was disclosed and that the developer offered to, or conducted, a presentation disclosing the project plan to the respecti...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB611IntroCaps the service charges for a primary and secondary ticket seller. Requires website operators to guarantee refunds in certain circumstances and disclose that the website is not the primary ticket seller. Prohibits speculative tickets and the usage o...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1285IntroEstablishes a tax credit of an unspecified percentage of the actual cost, including installation, water meter, and permitting fees, not to exceed an unspecified amount, for an automatic fire sprinkler system installed in any dwelling unit used only f...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1235IntroRepeals the sunset date from Act 39, Session Laws of Hawaii 2015 as amended by Act 211, Session Laws of Hawaii 2017, , and makes permanent the requirement applicable to motion pictures produced and distributed with open movie captioning and audio des...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB539IntroMakes intentionally or knowingly causing bodily injury to certain health care facility workers a Class C felony.
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2019-01-25
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB884IntroEstablishes a five-year pilot program to allow qualified psychologists limited authority to prescribe psychotropic medications to patients under the care of the psychologist at a federally qualified health center. Repeals June 30, 2025.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB439IntroRequires the department of commerce and consumer affairs to post the business address and business phone number of each licensed professional on its public website.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB880IntroAppropriates moneys for statewide drug and alcohol treatment.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB548IntroAuthorizes a pharmacy to provide a customized patient medication package to any patient of an institutional facility or any member of the general public, subject to certain conditions.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB545IntroAllows the use of medical cannabis to treat opioid use and
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2019-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB780IntroMakes obtaining or attempting to procure medical marijuana fraudulently a petty misdemeanor instead of a class C felony. Makes distribution of medical cannabis to minors a misdemeanor instead of a class B felony. Repeals certain medical marijuana pro...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB507IntroRequires pharmacy benefit managers to notify contracting pharmacies of changes to maximum allowable costs for any drug, identified by its National Drug Code, fifteen days prior to the change. Requires pharmacy benefit managers to disclose where an eq...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB1015IntroRepeals the justification of use of force by parents, guardians, teachers, and persons otherwise entrusted with the care or supervision of a minor on 1/1/2023. Appropriates funds for the department of health, in collaboration with the department of h...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB758IntroPrioritizes the duties of the division of the consumer advocate to proceedings that involve accounting, financing, and utility rates.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB646IntroRequires the Department of Health to establish residential substance abuse treatment facilities and appropriates funds for that purpose.
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2019-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB881IntroAuthorizes the director of finance to issue general obligation bonds for the department of health to develop a secure inpatient psychiatric facility at Hawaii state hospital to serve the mentally ill who need stricter security and inmates and detaine...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISB202IntroEstablishes repeal dates for all professional and vocational regulatory programs under the professional and vocational licensing division of the department of commerce and consumer affairs. Requires the auditor to perform an evaluation of each progra...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
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