NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes section 440D-6 and chapter 91, notice is hereby given that the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Regulated Industries Complaints Office, will hold a public hearing on Monday, December 22, 2008, at 9:00 a.m., in the Leiopapa A Kamehameha Building, Room 204, 235 South Beretania, Honolulu, Hawaii, to hear all persons interested in the proposed amendments to Hawaii Administrative Rules, Title 16, chapter 182, relating to no rules combat or similar contests.
The purpose of the proposed amendments is to set forth medical reporting requirements for contestants, including testing for syphilis, HIV, and hepatitis.
All interested persons shall be afforded the opportunity to submit data, views, or arguments, orally or in writing, at the time of hearing. All persons wishing to submit written testimony are requested to submit ten copies of their written testimony by Monday, December 8, 2008, to the Regulated Industries Complaints Office at the address printed below.
A copy of the proposed rules will be mailed to any person who requests a copy upon receipt of .72 cents for the copy and postage. Please submit your request to the Regulated Industries Complaints Office at 235 South Beretania, 9th Floor, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 or contact that office at (808) 586-2666.
Copies may be obtained between 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays at the following address: Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Regulated Industries Complaints Office, 235 South Beretania Street, 9th Floor, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. The cost of a copy, .30 cents, is due and payable at the time of pick up.
Further, the proposed rules may be reviewed in person free of charge at the Regulated Industries Complaints Office at the address and hours of operation printed above. In addition, the full text of the proposed rules is available for review and can be downloaded free of charge from the web site of the Regulated Industries Complaints Office: http://hawaii.gov/dcca/areas/rico/main/har.
Individuals who require special needs accommodations are invited to call
Kellie Sato at (808) 586-2666 at least four (4) working days prior to the hearing.
JO ANN M. UCHIDA
Complaints and Enforcement Officer
Regulated Industries Complaints Office
Dept. of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
State of Hawaii