NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
ON RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY RULES
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
STATE OF HAWAII
DOCKET NO. R-3-09
The Department of Health will receive written comments and hold public hearings on proposed changes to Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR), Chapter 11-44, Radiologic Technology Board, Radiologic Technology Rules.
The subjects and purposes of the proposed changes are to:
1. Modify definitions to reflect current practices in radiologic technology.
2. Reflect the latest changes to the Hawaii Revised Statutes.
3. Revise language and change style for clarity and consistency.
4. Reflect the latest policies of the Radiologic Technology Board.
Persons desiring to speak are asked to submit two copies of their testimony before or at the hearing. Written testimony will also be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on July 21, 2009 at the Indoor and Radiological Health Branch, Environmental Health Services Division, State Department of Health, 591 Ala Moana Boulevard, Room 133, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813.
Public hearings will be held as follows:
Tuesday, July 7, 2009, 6:00 p.m.
Department of Health
919 Ala Moana Boulevard, 1st Floor Conference Room
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Thursday, July 9, 2009, 6:00 p.m.
Wilcox Memorial Hospital
Conference Room B & C
3420 Kuhio Highway
Lihue, Hawaii 96766
Tuesday, July 14, 2009, 6:00 p.m.
Hilo Medical Center
Learning Center Conference Room, 2nd Floor
1190 Waianuenue Avenue
Hilo, Hawaii 96720
Thursday, July 16, 2009, 6:00 p.m.
Kona Community Hospital
Conference Room #3
79-1019 Haukapila Street
Kealakekua, Hawaii 96750
Monday, July 20, 2009, 6:00 p.m.
Maui Memorial Hospital
VTC Rm, 3rd Floor, New Wing
221 Mahalani Street
Wailuku, Hawaii 96793
Copies of the rules and documents explaining the proposed changes are available at the following locations:
Oahu: Indoor and Radiological Health Branch, 591 Ala Moana Boulevard, Room 133, Honolulu, 96813
Kauai: Department of Health, 3040 Umi Street, Lihue, 96766
Maui: Department of Health, 54 High Street, Wailuku, 96793
Hawaii : Department of Health, 1582 Kamehameha Avenue, Hilo, 96720
The proposed rules will also be mailed or faxed at no cost upon request. To obtain the changes to HAR, Chapter 11-44, call the Indoor and Radiological Health Branch at (808) 586-4700 or write to the above address.
Any person with a hearing impairment desiring to attend the hearing may request the assistance of a sign language interpreter, provided such request is made at least 72 hours prior to the scheduled hearing. This request may be made by writing to the Indoor and Radiological Health Branch at 591 Ala Moana Boulevard, Room 133, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 (voice).
CHIYOME LEINAALA FUKINO, M.D.
Director of Health