Bills Pending Hawaii House Health Committee

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HIHB2434Intro
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Authorizes the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to access vital records for purposes of verifying Native Hawaiian ancestry for beneficiary programs. Requires the Department of Health and the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to enter into a Memorand...
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2024-02-09
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HIHB2448Intro
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Amends the statutes pertaining to mental health services for children and adolescents provided by the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division of the Department of Health to reflect the current mental health systems of care that address intensive ...
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2024-02-09
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HIHB2433Intro
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Authorizes the Director of Health to issue public health standing orders for patients to self-refer to certain healthcare screening services.
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2024-02-09
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HIHB2149Intro
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Establishes the death care industry board to regulate the practices of funeral directing and cemetery sales. Establishes the death care industry board special fund. Requires funeral directors and cemetery salespersons to be licensed.
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2024-02-07
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HIHB2521Intro
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Repeals paragraph (3) of section 802-1(a), Hawaii Revised Statutes, which entitles the subject of a petition for assisted community treatment to legal representation by a public defender.
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2024-02-07
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HIHB2628Intro
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Requires the Judiciary, in consultation with other stakeholders, to submit monthly and annual reports to the Legislature on the effectiveness of agreements for post-booking jail diversion programs in the first circuit. Amends the criminal justice div...
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2024-02-07
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HIHB2275Intro
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Requires the Department of Health to establish and maintain a complaint registry that contains a record of all complaints filed against home health agencies licensed by the State and post the registry on the Office of Health Care Assurance's website.
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2024-02-07
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HIHB1563Intro
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Repeals existing law that preempted local ordinances or regulations that regulate the sale of cigarettes, tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices and nullified and voided any conflicting local laws and regulations. Allows counties to adopt o...
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2024-02-07
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HIHB2698Intro
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Requires the Department of Health to establish or contract with behavioral health crisis centers in each county to provide care, diagnosis, or treatment for persons experiencing a mental illness or substance use disorder crisis. Appropriates funds.
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2024-02-07
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HIHB2158Intro
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Adopts the nurse licensure compact. Beginning 01/01/2026, requires nurses who hold multistate licenses issued by a state other than Hawaii to complete demographic data surveys. Authorizes the Board of Nursing to assess different fees for registered n...
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2024-02-02
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HIHB2793Intro
25%
Requires the transfer of the Maui State Veterans Home to the Oahu Regional Health Care System and then to the Department of Health, as part of the Oahu Regional Health Care System transfer pursuant to Act 212, Session Laws of Hawaii 2021.
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2024-02-02
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HIHB2194Intro
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Prohibits a health insurer from requiring an insured diagnosed with stage two through stage five cancer to undergo step therapy prior to covering the insured for certain drugs prescribed by the insured's health care provider, under certain conditions...
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2024-02-02
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HIHB1722Intro
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Prohibits the imposition of cost-sharing requirements for certain diagnostic and supplemental breast examinations.
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2024-02-02
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HIHB1966Intro
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Requires health insurers, mutual benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations to provide health insurance coverage for various sexual and reproductive health care services. Applies this coverage to health benefits plans under the Hawaii Em...
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2024-02-02
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HIHB1324Intro
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Requires all health insurers in the state, including medicaid managed care programs, to cover annual mental health wellness examinations.
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2024-02-02
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HIHB2032Intro
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Establishes a shopping carts task force, to be chaired by the Governor's Coordinator on Homelessness, to develop a system of regulatory controls for shopping carts.
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2024-01-31
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HIHB2250Intro
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Requires the Department of Law Enforcement to coordinate crisis intervention training for state and county law enforcement agencies and crisis intervention officers. Requires the Department of Health to certify crisis intervention officers. Defines "...
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2024-01-31
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HIHB1715Intro
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Establishes the Ohana Bill of Rights for parents and legal guardians of minor children to direct the upbringing, education, health care, and mental health of their minor child.
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2024-01-29
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HIHB2788Intro
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Amends the definition of "dangerous to self". Defines the terms "gravely disabled" and "psychiatric deterioration". Broadens the term of "imminently dangerous to self and others". Increases the maximum period of emergency hospitalization.
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2627Intro
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Exempts medical and dental services provided by health care providers to patients who receive Medicaid, Medicare, or TRICARE benefits from the general excise tax. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2024.
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2437Intro
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Establishes an Emergency Aeromedical Services Partnership Program to be administered by the Department of Health in counties with a population less than 500,000. Requires cost-sharing for program operations and maintenance and revenue sharing between...
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2294Intro
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Requires the transfer of the Maui State Veterans Home to the Oahu Regional Health Care System and then to the Department of Health, as part of the Oahu Regional Health Care System transfer pursuant to Act 212, Session Laws of Hawaii 2021.
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2456Intro
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Updates chapter 329, HRS, to make it consistent with amendments in the Federal Controlled Substances Act as required under section 329-11, HRS.
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2285Intro
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Amends the definition of "patient's provider" in state law governing Provider Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment by removing language that requires the provider to examine the patient.
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2303Intro
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Prohibits health maintenance organizations from discriminating against certain health care providers that meet the terms and conditions for participation established by the health maintenance organization.
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2511Intro
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Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii Cancer Center to conduct a multiethnic cohort study focusing on the social determinants of health, lifestyles, environmental exposures, and resilience factors of Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, and ...
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2440Intro
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Establishes the Hui Ho`omana task force within the State Health Planning and Development Agency to develop a comprehensive plan to provide universal access to equitable and affordable high-quality healthcare for state residents, including defining ac...
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2441Intro
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Bans the sale of all flavored tobacco products and mislabeled e-liquid products. Establishes positions and appropriates funds to enforce the ban. Repeals section 328J-11.5, HRS.
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2450Intro
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Establishes a crisis intervention and diversion services program within the Department of Health to expand existing services to divert those with mental health issues to appropriate health care services. Defines "mental health emergency worker". Appr...
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2439Intro
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Repeals the requirement to transfer the Oahu Regional Health Care System from the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation to the Department of Health.
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2412Intro
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Authorizes the Department of Health to redirect persons experiencing a mental health crisis who are involved with, or at risk for involvement with, the criminal justice system to the appropriate health care system and services, including behavioral h...
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2452Intro
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Requires the Department of Health to track and publicly report certain data relating to crisis reports, emergency mental health transports, and court-ordered treatments. Requires the Department of Health to respond to reports about persons having sev...
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2438Intro
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Clarifies that the Department of Health has the legal authority and obligation to prevent nuisances that affect environmental health and public health.
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2807Intro
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Establishes a working group within the Department of Health to comprehensively and systematically map the array of child and adolescent mental health programs and services statewide. Appropriates moneys. Declares that the appropriation exceeds the st...
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2649Intro
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Clarifies the State's midwifery law to permit care by extended family, cultural supporters, or others with whom a woman chooses to give birth. Specifies that nothing in the midwifery law shall prohibit or restrict healing practices by traditional hea...
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2024-01-26
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HIHB2150Intro
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Requires the mayor of each county to appoint, and the county council or city council to confirm, a county medical examiner. Provides that the medical examiner for each county shall serve as the county's coroner. Makes conforming amendments. Appropria...
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2024-01-24
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HIHB2156Intro
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Beginning 1/1/2025, requires physicians to perform or order test for lead poisoning in minor patients at certain intervals, and if the physician performs the test, the results to be included in the minor patient's record of immunization. Requires the...
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2024-01-24
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HIHB1718Intro
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Amends the definition of "dangerous to self". Defines the terms "gravely disabled" and "psychiatric deterioration". Broadens the term of "imminently dangerous to self and others". Increases the maximum period of emergency hospitalization.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB1719Intro
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Requires birthing facilities to screen newborns for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and to report data to the Department of Health. Provides a screening exemption when parents or guardians object on religious grounds.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB1726Intro
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Standardizes medical exemptions from vaccination and immunization requirements. Allows one medical exemption form to remain valid.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB1962Intro
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Repeals provisions relating to the unlawful shipping of tobacco products.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB2160Intro
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Requires the State Council on Developmental Disabilities to submit a report to the Legislature that focuses on the health disparities experienced by persons in the State with developmental or intellectual disabilities. Appropriates funds.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB1854Intro
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Repeals existing law that provides that all local ordinances or regulations that regulate the sale of cigarettes, tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices are preempted and that existing local laws and regulations conflicting with the state l...
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2024-01-24
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HIHB2157Intro
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Requires all health insurers in the State, including medicaid managed care programs, to cover dental and vision treatment.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB1666Intro
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Requires the department of health to establish designated smoking areas on public sidewalks by 12/31/2024. Beginning 1/1/2025, prohibits smoking on public sidewalks unless within a designated smoking area.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB2147Intro
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Authorizes pharmacists to order and administer immunizations and vaccinations to children three years of age and older under state law.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB1698Intro
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Short form bill relating to home births.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB2024Intro
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Beginning on January 1, 2025, permits manufacturers of investigational drugs or biological products to make these drugs and products available to terminally ill patients under certain conditions.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB1697Intro
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Short form bill relating to child and adolescent mental health.
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2024-01-24
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HIHB1694Intro
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Short form bill relating to health.
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2024-01-24
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