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Posted on Jul 3, 2017 in Latest Department News, Newsroom, Office of the Governor Press Releases

WHAT: Bill signing ceremonies for the following:

SB 505 – Opioid Therapy/Treatment: Requires prescribing health care providers to adopt and maintain policies for informed consent to opioid therapy in circumstances that carry elevated risk of dependency.

SB 513 – Contraceptive Supplies: Requires pharmacists to prescribe and dispense self-administered hormonal contraceptive supplies to patients regardless of a previous prescription.

SB 514 – Vaccines; Pharmacists; Training: Authorizes pharmacists to administer the human papillomavirus, Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis), meningococcal, or influenza vaccine to people 11 and 17 years old.

SB 902 – High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC): Changes the name of HTDC to the Hawai‘i Technology Development Corporation.

HB 1418 – Flood Insurance: Amends the county exemptions from building permit and building code requirements to ensure that Hawai‘i’s communities are not suspended from participation in the National Flood Insurance Program.



Governor David Ige

  • Key lawmakers
  • Women’s Legislative Caucus
  • Supporters of the bills      


1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Women’s Legislative Caucus bills

SB 505           Opioid Therapy/Treatment

SB 513           Contraceptive Supplies

SB 514           Authorizing Pharmacists to Administer

HPV & other vaccines to minors

2:30   SB 902           HTDC

3:00   HB 1418        Flood Insurance



1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Women’s Legislative Caucus bills – YWCA Laniākea – Fuller Hall, 1040 Richards Street

2:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. SB 902 and HB 1418 — State Capitol, 5th floor,  Governor’s Ceremonial Room

The events may be streamed LIVE through the governor’s website or Facebook Live at


Media Contacts:

Jodi Leong

Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0043

Mobile: 808-798-3929

[email protected]


Cindy McMillan

Communications Director

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0012

Mobile: 808-265-7974

[email protected]