Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Selected Bills of Interest - Wednesday, January 23rd

Committee on Health, 8:00 a.m., Room 329

HB1993 RELATING TO HEALTH. Appropriates funds to provide care for uninsured Hawaii residents. (Green)

HB1996 RELATING TO HEALTHCARE. Establishes Health Enterprise Zones in the state to provide incentives for health care providers to serve in health professional shortage areas of the state. (Green)

HB2025 RELATING TO TOBACCO. Prohibits the sale and distribution of flavored tobacco products. (Mizuno)

Committee on Transportation, 8:30 a.m., Room 309

HB1977 RELATING TO TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS. Establishes a $150 fine for running a red light. (Rhoads)

HB2058 RELATING TO FINES FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN INTOXICANT. Increases fines for driving after license suspended or denied for noncompliance with an order of support. (Mizuno)

HB2056 RELATING TO PEDESTRIAN SAFETY. Appropriates funds for pedestrian safety improvements by the State and Counties. (Mizuno)

HB2034 RELATING TO UNATTENDED CHILDREN IN MOTOR VEHICLES. Makes it a violation of the statewide traffic code to leave a child unattended in a motor vehicle. (Lee)

HB1987 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES. Prohibits young drivers from using a telephone while operating a motor vehicle. (Evans)

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