GOVERNOR’S OFFICE MEDIA ADVISORY: Bill signing ceremonies for July 7, 2016Posted on Jul 7, 2016 in Latest News, Newsroom, Press Releases
Bill Signing Ceremonies for the following:
9:00am SB 2395 Relating to Telehealth
Requires the state’s Medicaid managed care and fee-for-service programs to cover services provided through telehealth.
9:30am SB 2630 Relating to Public Safety
Authorizes Hawai‘i Correctional Industries to sell inmate-made products and services on the open market to the general public. Requires the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism to conduct a feasibility study on establishing a re-entry academy for training and entrepreneurial services.
2:00pm SB 2659 Relating to Industrial Hemp
Establishes an industrial hemp pilot program through the Department of Agriculture which allows the cultivation of industrial hemp and distribution of hemp seed in Hawai‘i for purposes of agricultural or academic research.
2:30pm HB 1997 Relating to Agriculture
Implements the recommendation of the Hawai‘i Agriculture Workforce Advisory Board to create an agriculture workforce development pipeline initiative to conduct training on all islands for teachers and school administrators in agricultural self-
- Gov. David Ige
- Key legislators
- Supporters of the bill
WHEN: Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 9:00am, 9:30am, 2:00pm and 2:30pm
WHERE: Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room
Video of the bill signing ceremonies can be found at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0lxM5Gc2XzEvfIh-UwAxsA
Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary
Office of the Governor