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Health Committee, Hawaii House of Representatives

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The Health Committee is a standing committee of the Hawaii House of Representatives.

Per the House Rules, committees of the Hawaii House of Representatives are assigned by party caucuses. Members of the majority caucus designate the chair, vice-chair and majority party members of the committee, while members of the minority caucus designates the minority members of the committee.[1] Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[3] The Speaker and Vice Speaker serve as an ex officio member of each committee without the power to vote.[4]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: House Rules

Function

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Committee on Health, whose scope shall be those programs relating to general health, maternal and child care, communicable diseases, dental health, medical and hospital services, mental health, mental retardation, hospitals, and community health care facilities.[5]

Membership

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Health Members, 2013
Democratic members (7)Republican members (1)
Della Au Belatti, ChairLauren Kealohilani Matsumoto
Daynette Morikawa, Vice Chair
Rida Cabanilla Arakawa
Mele Carroll
Jo Jordan
Bert Kobayashi
Justin Woodson

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2011 legislative session.

2009-2010

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2009 legislative session.

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