SB 1264 RELATING TO VOLUNTARY WELLNESS PROGRAMS SCHEDULED FOR 2/6/13

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Please submit testimony in support of SB 1264,  which allows healthcare insurers, employers, and medicaid programs to offer voluntary wellness programs. Establishes what a wellness program may and may not use as rewards or incentives for participation in a wellness program. Protects confidentiality of participants in a wellness program.The Commitee on Health and the Commitee on Judiciary & Labor has scheduled a public hearing for:

Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Time: 1:15 p.m.

Place: Conference Room 229

State Capitol, 415 South Beretania Street

  • Here’s a link to the hearing notice which provides information on how to submit testimony:

http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=1264

  • Here’s a link to the bill language:

http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2013/bills/SB1264_.htm

SB 1263 RELATING TO MEAL BREAKS SCHEDULED FOR 2/5/13

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Please submit testimony in support of SB 1263, which requires employers to provide meal breaks for employees who work more than a total of five hours a day. Imposes penalties on employers who fail to provide meal breaks. Clarifies that the employer’s liability is based on an employee’s regular wage at the time the infraction occurred.The Commitee on Judiciary & Labor has scheduled a public hearing for:

Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Time:10:00 a.m.

Place: Conference Room 016

State Capitol, 415 South Beretania Street

  • Here’s a link to the hearing notice which provides information on how to submit testimony:

http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=1263&year=2013

  • Here’s a link to the bill language:

http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2013/Bills/SB1263_.pdf

SB 565 RELATING TO TSUNAMI EVACUATION ZONES SCHEDULED FOR 2/7/13

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Please submit testimony in support of SB 565, requires businesses located in tsunami evacuation areas to close at an unspecified period of time following first sounding of tidal wave or tsunami warning sirens until further notice. Makes qualifications for gas stations, businesses that sell staple goods, and health care providers.

 The Commitee on PSM has scheduled a public hearing for:

Date: Thursday, February 7, 2013

Time: 3:00 p.m.

Place: Room 224

State Capitol, 415 South Beretania Street

  • Here’s a link to the hearing notice which provides information on how to submit testimony:

http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?billtype=SB&billnumber=565

  • Here’s a link to the bill language:

http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2013/bills/SB565_.htm