Hawaii Representative Jeanne Kapela [D]

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HIHB1148Engross
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Appropriates moneys to the Office of the Governor to establish 1 temporary full-time equivalent (1.0 FTE) mental health technician certificate of competence program coordinator position. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2024-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 778).
HIHB470Engross
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Clarifies the definition of "provider" as it relates to the entities eligible to provide no cost emergency shelter and related services to a consenting minor to include certain organizations who are not considered child placing organizations or child...
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2024-04-19
Received notice of House reconsideration of action in disagreeing to the amendments proposed by the Senate (Hse. Com. No. 768).
HIHB1611Enroll
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Requires law enforcement agencies and the Law Enforcement Standards Board to consult the National Decertification Index and report certain information related to a law enforcement officer's certification status to the Index. Takes effect 7/1/2026. (S...
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2024-04-19
Received notice of House agreement and passage on Final Reading (Hse. Com. No. 772).
HIHB1529Engross
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Allows any burial council member whose term has expired to continue in office as a holdover member until the member's reappointment to a second term is confirmed or a successor is nominated and appointed. Prohibits holdover members from holding offic...
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2024-04-19
Received notice of House reconsideration of action in disagreeing to the amendments proposed by the Senate (Hse. Com. No. 771).
HIHB1595Enroll
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Creates a pilot project, to be administered by the Department of the Attorney General, for a state-initiated expungement process of arrest records concerning certain marijuana offenses under section 712-1249, HRS. Requires the Hawai?i Criminal Justic...
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2024-04-19
Received notice of House agreement and passage on Final Reading (Hse. Com. No. 772).
HIHB1842Enroll
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Increases the maximum fine for violations of the fire protection laws. Specifies that each day a violation exists or continues to exist shall constitute a distinct and separate offense. Raises the criminal penalty for the offense of arson in the four...
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2024-04-19
Received notice of House agreement and passage on Final Reading (Hse. Com. No. 772).
HIHB2216Engross
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Increases the state supplemental payment ceilings for type I adult residential care homes, licensed developmental disabilities domiciliary homes, community care foster family homes, certified adult foster homes, and type II adult residential care hom...
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2024-04-19
Reconsideration of action taken on 04-11-24.
HIHB2577Engross
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Authorizes the Department of Health to require the Department of Education to report coronavirus disease 2019 potential outbreaks or other public health emergencies and related information in a manner most appropriate to public health and safety, as ...
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2024-04-19
Received notice of House reconsideration of action in disagreeing to the amendments proposed by the Senate (Hse. Com. No. 771).
HIHB2614Engross
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Requires government entities in the State that issue building permits to implement, by 1/1/2025, SolarAPP+ or a functionally equivalent online automated permitting platform that verifies code compliance and issues permits to licensed contractors for ...
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2024-04-19
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 701).
HIHB2743Engross
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Requires the University of Hawaii Water Resources Research Center and the University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program to develop an overlay with the Hawaii Cesspool Prioritization Tool to identify specific priority areas in which the county sewer ...
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2024-04-19
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 776).
HIHCR198PassRequesting The State's Congressional Delegation To Advocate For The Enforcement Of Existing International Laws To Reduce Ghost Nets Entering The State From International Waters And Take Other Actions To Reduce Marine Debris From Fishing Gear.
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2024-04-19
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1). Transmitted to House.
HIHB1598Enroll
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Requires boards to make available for public inspection board packets, if created, at the time the board packet is distributed to board members but no later than two business days before the board meeting. Provides that public testimony may be distri...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of House agreement and passage on Final Reading (Hse. Com. No. 764).
HIHB1599Enroll
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Requires public meeting notices to inform members of the public how to provide remote oral testimony in a manner that allows the testifier, upon request, to be visible to board members and other meeting participants. Recognizes a board's authority to...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of House agreement and passage on Final Reading (Hse. Com. No. 764).
HIHB1541PassAmends Act 36, SLH 2019, to change the effective date from 7/1/2050 to 7/1/2024.
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2024-04-18
Act 005, 04/18/2024 (Gov. Msg. No. 1105).
HIHB1600Enroll
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Requires boards to schedule a meeting for deliberation and decision-making on a report by an investigative group at least six business days after the board meeting in which the investigative group presented the findings and recommendations of its inv...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of House agreement and passage on Final Reading (Hse. Com. No. 764).
HIHB1836Engross
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Allows registered pharmacists during declared states of emergency to refill prescriptions for persons directly impacted by the emergency for up to a thirty-day supply if the practitioner is unavailable or cannot be contacted to authorize the refill a...
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2024-04-18
House Conferees Appointed: Ichiyama, Belatti, Sayama Co-Chairs; M. Mizuno, Takenouchi, Garcia.
HIHB1828Engross
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Extends the State's deadline to achieve its energy-efficiency portfolio standards target from 2030 to 2045 and updates the standards. Requires the Public Utilities Commission to establish interim goals for electricity use reduction to be achieved by ...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 760).
HIHB1838Engross
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Expands the zoning powers of counties. Expands the scope of the transient accommodations tax law to include certain shelters and vehicles with sleeping accommodations. Takes effect 7/1/2040. (SD2)
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2024-04-18
House Conferees Appointed: Evslin, Tarnas, Aiu Co-Chairs; Kitagawa, Miyake, Takayama, Matsumoto.
HIHB1827Engross
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Appropriates funds to the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations and Department of Education to support health care workforce development programs, specifically the public high school health care workforce certificate program and glidepath prog...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 697).
HIHCR4PassRequesting The Current Members Of The Northwest Wildland Fire Protection Agreement To Amend The Agreement To Allow Hawaii To Join As A Member.
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2024-04-18
Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 692).
HIHB1953Engross
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Requires the Judicial Council to conduct a comprehensive review of the Hawaii Penal Code and to recommend proposed changes. Requires the Judicial Council to appoint an advisory committee to assist in the review, and allows the Council to also appoint...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 760).
HIHB1944Engross
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Authorizes certain types of radiographical coverage and specialist consultations without a treatment plan within the context of workers' compensation coverage for employees with cervical and lumbar spinal injuries, or suspected cervical and lumbar sp...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 760).
HIHB1964Engross
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Requires the Department of Human Services to establish and implement a child care provider subsidy and bonus program to provide subsidies to retain the existing child care workforce in licensed infant and toddler child care centers, group child care ...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 760).
HIHB2083Engross
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Requires the Department of Education to establish a recognition program to incentivize schools to submit to the Department a plan for the school to reach the local farm to school meal goal of thirty per cent of food served in the school to consist of...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 695).
HIHB2074Engross
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Appropriates funds to the Department of Education for the establishment of three full-time equivalent (3.0 FTE) Kaiapuni education curriculum specialist II positions and ten full-time equivalent (10.0 FTE) Kaiapuni classroom teacher positions. Declar...
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2024-04-18
Conference committee meeting scheduled for 04-19-24 2:09PM; Conference Room 229.
HIHB2131Engross
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Declares that the appropriation exceeds the state general fund expenditure ceiling for 2024-2025. Appropriates funds for the Department of Agriculture to mitigate and control the spread of the 2-lined spittlebug and to fund recovery efforts for areas...
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2024-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 22 @ 11:00 am]

Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Monday, 04-22-24 11:00AM in conference room 325.
HIHB2144Engross
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Requires the Department of Health to amend the definition of "homemade food products" in its administrative rules on food safety and adopt certain rules regarding the sale and delivery of homemade food products. Takes effect 7/1/3000. (SD2)
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2024-04-18
[Hearing: Apr 22 @ 11:00 am]

Bill scheduled for Conference Committee Meeting on Monday, 04-22-24 11:00AM in conference room 325.
HIHB2231Enroll
75%
Establishes as a goal of the State the increased representation of female law enforcement officers in the State by 2030 and nonbinary law enforcement officers in the State. Requires each law enforcement agency to recruit law enforcement officers from...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of House agreement and passage on Final Reading (Hse. Com. No. 764).
HIHB2241Engross
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Appropriates funds for civilian auxiliary aviation services performed by the Civil Air Patrol. Declares that the appropriation exceeds the state general fund expenditure ceiling for 2024-2025. Effective 7/1/2042. (SD2)
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 760).
HIHB2563Engross
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Requires the Hawaii Tourism Authority to study the feasibility of, and create a plan for, developing and publishing, through a contract with a third party, a mobile application that includes all online application processes, including the collection ...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of change in conferees (Hse. Com. No. 761).
HIHB2690Engross
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Part I: Establishes a WAI Policy Coordinator and other positions within the Commission on Water Resource Management for coordination of Red Hill WAI initiatives. Creates the Red Hill Remediation Special Fund. Declares that the general fund expenditur...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of Senate conferees (Sen. Com. No. 699).
HIHB2712Engross
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Appropriates funds to increase the funding for applied behavioral analysis services for persons with autism. Requires the Department of Human Services to obtain maximum federal matching funds and pursue all other funding sources. Declares that the ap...
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 760).
HIHB2715Engross
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Authorizes the issuance of special number plates to commemorate Malama Puuloa. Effective 7/1/3000. (SD1)
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2024-04-18
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 760).
HIHCR97Engross
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Requesting The Department Of Accounting And General Services To Establish A Working Group To Plan And Construct A Hawaii First Responders Memorial.
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2024-04-18
One Day Notice 04-19-24.
HIHB1624Engross
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For policies, contracts, plans, and agreements issued or renewed after 12/31/2024, requires the insurers, mutual benefit societies, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for standard fertility preservation services for persons unde...
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2024-04-17
House Conferees Appointed: Takenouchi, Sayama, Nishimoto Co-Chairs; Amato, Garcia.
HIHB1831Engross
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Establishes the Behavioral Health Crisis Center Pilot Program. Authorizes the Department of Health to establish or contract with behavioral health crisis centers in each county. Requires reports to the Legislature. Appropriates funds for the pilot pr...
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2024-04-17
House Conferees Appointed: Takenouchi, Nakashima, Kitagawa Co-Chairs; Amato, Garcia.
HIHB1830Engross
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Establishes provisional or associate-level licensure requirements for marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, and psychologists and authorizes insurance reimbursements in certain circumstances. Authorizes psychologist license applic...
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2024-04-17
House Conferees Appointed: Takenouchi, Sayama, Chun Co-Chairs; Amato, Garcia.
HIHB2042Engross
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Appropriates funds to address the mental health and wellness needs of youth in the State. Declares that the appropriation exceeds the state general fund expenditure ceiling for 20242025. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2024-04-17
House Conferees Appointed: Takenouchi, Nishimoto Co-Chairs; Amato, Marten, Garcia.
HIHCR5Engross
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Urging Retail Stores And Pharmacies Doing Business In The State To Adopt A Policy On A National And Local Level Guaranteeing An Individual's Unhindered Access To All United States Food And Drug Administration-approved Contraceptives.
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2024-04-17
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
HIHB2253Engross
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Authorizes the Department of Health to require all restaurants and hotel establishments to maintain an inventory of an opioid antagonist. Expressly permits law enforcement officers to carry an opioid antagonist while on-duty. Requires funds for the p...
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2024-04-17
House Conferees Appointed: Takenouchi, Tarnas, Kitagawa Co-Chairs; Takayama, Tam, Garcia.
HIHB2553Engross
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Authorizes pharmacists to administer vaccines to persons three years of age or older. Authorizes pharmacy interns and pharmacy technicians under the direct supervision of a pharmacist to administer vaccinations to persons three years of age or older,...
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2024-04-17
House Conferees Appointed: Takenouchi, Nakashima, Tarnas Co-Chairs; Amato, Sayama, Souza.
HIHCR187Engross
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Requesting The Legislative Reference Bureau To Conduct A Study On Best Practices For Nurse Staffing In Healthcare Facilities.
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2024-04-17
The committee(s) on HHS recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in HHS were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) San Buenaventura, Aquino, Keohokalole; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Shimabukuro, Awa.
HIHCR172Engross
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Requesting The Director Of Health To Convene A Working Group To Address Issues Relating To Patient Transfer And Ambulance Services And Evaluate Potential Solutions.
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2024-04-17
The committee(s) on HHS recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in HHS were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) San Buenaventura, Aquino, Keohokalole; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Shimabukuro, Awa.
HIHCR213Engross
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Requesting The Hawaii State Energy Office To Convene A Renewable Liquid Fuels Working Group To Study Local Production, Development, And Incentives For Renewable Liquid Fuels.
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2024-04-17
The committee(s) on EET recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in EET were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Wakai, Fukunaga; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Kim, Fevella ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) DeCoite.
HIHCR160Engross
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Requesting The Women's Corrections Implementation Commission To Develop A Strategy And Make Recommendations To Reduce The Number Of Women Incarcerated At The Women's Community Correctional Center By Twenty-five Percent Over The Next Five Years.
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2024-04-17
The committee(s) on PSM recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in PSM were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Wakai, Elefante, Fukunaga, Rhoads; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Awa.
HIHB1604Engross
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Allows the court to order substance abuse assessment and treatment of a defendant before trial. Prohibits the revocation or forfeiture of parole or arrest of a parolee solely due to the parolee having one positive test for drug or alcohol use. Takes ...
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2024-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 738).
HIHCR3PassUrging Each County To Establish An Emergency Zoning Code For Post-disaster Use.
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2024-04-16
Resolution adopted in final form.
HIHB1772Engross
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Appropriates funds to support the Department of Health's Senior Fall Prevention Campaign. Declares that the appropriation exceeds the state general fund expenditure ceiling for 20242025. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2024-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 738).
HIHB2136Engross
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Requires the Department of Agriculture to establish and implement a pesticide inspection program to increase compliance with the proper use of restricted use pesticides and ensure the continued prohibition on the use or application of pesticides cont...
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2024-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 738).
HIHB2224Engross
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Requires the Executive Office on Aging, in coordination with the State Health Planning and Development Agency, to create a comprehensive long-term care plan to accomplish long-term care policy goals that, when implemented, ensure the availability of ...
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2024-04-16
Received notice of appointment of House conferees (Hse. Com. No. 738).
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