Committee on Health/Committee on Human Services & Housing, 8:00 a.m., Room 329
Chair of Health: Rep. Josh Green 586-9605
Chair of Human Services & Housing: Rep. Maile Shimabukuro 586-8460
SB2790, SD2 RELATING TO PERINATAL CARE. Appropriates funds for the perinatal clinic within the UH medical school department of obstetrics, gynecology and women's health to help women with a history of substance abuse.
SB2041 RELATING TO HEALTH. Appropriates funds to match federal funding for the disproportionate share hospital allowance.
SB2542, SD2 RELATING TO PUBLIC HEALTH. Ensures continued community-based primary care for the uninsured, underinsured, or Medicaid recipients by helping the community health center system to remain financially viable.
Committee on Finance/Committee on Senate Ways and Means, Capitol Auditorium, 9:00 a.m.
Chair: Rep. Marcus Oshiro 586-6200
Informational Briefing on Grant-in-aid applications from the Neighbor Islands.
Committee on Water, Land, Ocean Resources & Hawaiian Affairs, 9:00 a.m., Room 312
Chair: Rep. Ken Ito 586-8470
SB2196, SD2 RELATING TO COMMERCIAL ACTIVITIES ON OCEAN WATERS. Adds regulatory function over commercially permitted use of government and private boating facilities and commercial activities in private marinas.
Committee on Transportation/Committee on Public Safety & Military Affairs, 10:20 a.m., Room 309
Chair of Transportation: Rep. Joe Souki 586-9444
Chair of Public Safety & Military Affairs: Rep. Cindy Evans
SB3240, SD1 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER'S LICENSE. Increases a driver's license from six to eight years. Allows the expired driver's license of a service member who is on active federal service and whose license expired while deployed outside the US to remain valid for ninety days after return.
Committee on Transportation/Committee on Water, Land, Ocean Resources & Hawaiian Affairs, 10:45 a.m., Room 309
Chair: Rep. Joe Souki 586-9444
Chair: Rep. Ken Ito 586-8470
SB2816, SD1 RELATING TO INTRA-COUNTY FERRY SERVICE. Requires DLNR to assign priority mooring space to intra-county ferries serving a county with 500,000 or less people and at least 3 islands in habited by permanent residents. Exempts distributors from fuel tax for fuel sold for ultimate use by the intra-county ferry service.
SB3227, SD2 RELATING TO HARBORS. Expands the authority of the Aloha Tower Dev. Corp. to assist in the development of the statewide harbors modernization plan; authorizes the DOT to issue revenue bonds to finance the harbor improvements; transfers Hana Harbor, excluding its small boat ramp facility, to DOT.
Committee on Health, 11:00 a.m., Room 329
Chair: Rep. Josh Green 586-9605
HCR132 REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF HEALTH TO FORM A WORK GROUP TO EXPLORE THE NEED TO BAN OR BETTER LABEL PRODUCTS CONTAINING THE ARTIFICIAL SWEETENER ASPARTAME.
Committee on Education, 2:00 p.m., Room 309
Chair: Rep. Roy Takumi 586-6170
SB2164, SD3 RELATING TO EDUCATION. Establishes the Hawaii charter school facilities fund for funding the repair, maintenance, and other facilities needs of charter schools. Appropriates funds for the Hawaii charter school facilities fund.