Sections
ARTICLE 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS 576B-101 – 576B-105
ARTICLE 2 JURISDICTION 576B-201 – 576B-211
ARTICLE 3 CIVIL PROVISIONS OF GENERAL APPLICATION 576B-301 – 576B-319
ARTICLE 4 ESTABLISHMENT OF SUPPORT ORDER OR DETERMINATION OF PARENTAGE 576B-401 – 576B-402
ARTICLE 5 ENFORCEMENT OF SUPPORT ORDER WITHOUT REGISTRATION 576B-501 – 576B-507
ARTICLE 6 REGISTRATION, ENFORCEMENT, AND MODIFICATION OF SUPPORT ORDER 576B-601 – 576B-616
ARTICLE 7 SUPPORT PROCEEDING UNDER CONVENTION 576B-701 – 576B-713
ARTICLE 8 INTERSTATE RENDITION 576B-801 – 576B-802
ARTICLE 9 MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS 576B-901 – 576B-902

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 576B

  • Administrator: means the administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340E-1
  • Advanced practice registered nurse: means a person licensed pursuant to chapter 457. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Alcohol or drug dependence outpatient services: means alcohol or drug dependence nonresidential treatment provided on an ambulatory basis to patients with alcohol or drug dependence problems that includes interventions prescribed and performed by qualified physicians, psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, licensed marriage and family therapists, licensed mental health [counselors], or advanced practice registered nurses. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Application: means a request under the Convention by an obligee or obligor, or on behalf of a child, made through a central authority for assistance from another central authority. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 576B-701
  • beneficiary: means a person who is a member, subscriber, enrollee, or dependent of a member, subscriber, or enrollee of or otherwise covered under a prescription drug benefit plan. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 576B-614
  • Bicycle: means every vehicle propelled solely by human power upon which any person may ride, having two tandem wheels, and including any vehicle generally recognized as a bicycle though equipped with two front or two rear wheels except a toy bicycle. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Bicycle lane: means that portion of any highway which has been set aside for the preferential or exclusive use of bicycles. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Bicycle path: means any facility set aside for the preferential or exclusive use of bicycles and physically separated from a highway. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Bodily injury: means physical pain, illness, or any impairment of physical condition. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Central authority: means the entity designated by the United States or a foreign country described in paragraph (4) of the definition of "foreign country" in section 576B-102 to perform the functions specified in the Convention. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 576B-701
  • Certified substance abuse counselor: means a person who is certified pursuant to section 321-193. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Contaminant: means any physical, chemical, biological, or radiological substance or matter in water. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340E-1
  • Convention support order: means a support order of a tribunal of a foreign country described in paragraph (4) of the definition of "foreign country" in section 576B-102. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 576B-701
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-17
  • Department: means the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340E-1
  • Detoxification services: means the process whereby a person intoxicated by alcohol, drugs, or both, or a person who is dependent upon alcohol, drugs, or both, is assisted through the period of time necessary to eliminate, by metabolic or other means, the intoxicating alcohol or drug dependency factors, as determined by a physician or advanced practice registered nurse, while keeping the physiological risk to the person at a minimum. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Direct request: means a petition filed by an individual in a tribunal of this State in a proceeding involving an obligee, obligor, or child residing outside the United States. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 576B-701
  • Director: means the director of health or the director's authorized agent. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340E-1
  • Drinking water fund: means the drinking water treatment revolving loan fund established by section 340E-35. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340E-31
  • Driver: means every person who drives or is in actual physical control of a vehicle. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Drug dependence: means any pattern of pathological use of drugs causing impairment in social or occupational functioning and producing psychological or physiological dependency or both, evidenced by physical tolerance or withdrawal. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Electric personal assistive mobility device: means a self-balancing, two-wheeled, non-tandem-wheeled device, designed to transport only one person, using an electric propulsion system that limits the maximum speed of the device to twelve and a half miles per hour or less. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • EPA risk assessment guidelines: means guidelines developed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency for the assessment of health risks from environmental pollutants and includes, but is not limited to, Guidelines for Estimating Exposures, Guidelines for Mutagenicity Risk Assessment, Guidelines for the Health Assessment of Suspect Developmental Toxicants, and Guidelines for the Health Risk Assessment of Chemical Mixtures. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340E-21
  • Federal Act: means the Safe Drinking Water Act, Public Law 93-523, as amended by the Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 1986, Public Law 99-339, and the Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 1996, Public Law 104-182. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340E-1
  • Federal drinking water guidelines: means a proposed maximum contamination level, health advisory, or other guidance developed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency to assist a state agency in responding to a contaminant in drinking water for which no maximum contamination level (MCL) is established. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340E-21
  • Gap group individuals: means medically uninsured persons who are residents of the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 576B-607
  • Health care coverage: means contractually arranged medical, personal, or other services, including preventive services, education, case management, and outreach, provided to an eligible member. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 576B-607
  • Highway: means the entire width between the boundary lines of every way publicly maintained and those private streets, as defined in section 46-16, over which the application of this chapter has been extended by ordinance, when any part thereof is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Hospital: means a facility licensed as a hospital by the department of health and accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • In-hospital services: means the provision of medical, nursing, or therapeutic services twenty-four hours a day in a hospital. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Interim action level: means a level established by the director of health for a contaminant in a public drinking water supply for which a maximum contamination level is not established by the EPA. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340E-21
  • Intersection: means the area embraced within the prolongation or connection of the lateral curb lines, or, if none, then the lateral boundary lines of the roadways of two highways which join one another at, or approximately at, right angles, or the area within which vehicles traveling upon different highways joining at any other angle may come in conflict. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Licensed clinical social worker: means a person who is a licensed clinical social worker pursuant to chapter 467E. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Licensed dietitian: means a person who uses the title of licensed dietitian or dietitian and has been licensed to practice dietetics under chapter 448B. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Licensed marriage and family therapist: means a person licensed in marriage and family therapy practice pursuant to chapter 451J. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Licensed mental health counselor: means a person:

         (1)  Who engages in the practice of [mental] health counseling and uses the title of licensed mental health counselor;

         (2)  Who is licensed in mental health counseling practice pursuant to chapter 453D; and

         (3)  Whose license is in effect and not revoked or suspended. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414

  • Mental health outpatient facility: means a mental health establishment, clinic, institution, center, or community mental health center, that provides for the diagnosis, treatment, care, or rehabilitation of mentally ill persons, that has been accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations or the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities or certified by the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Mental health outpatient services: means mental health nonresidential treatment provided on an ambulatory basis to patients with mental illness that includes interventions prescribed and performed by a physician, psychologist, licensed clinical social worker, licensed marriage and family therapist, licensed mental health counselor, or advanced practice registered nurse. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Mental illness: means a syndrome of clinically significant psychological, biological, or behavioral abnormalities that results in personal distress or suffering, impairment of capacity for functioning, or both. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • month: means a calendar month; and the word "year" a calendar year. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-15
  • Moped: means a device upon which a person may ride which has two or three wheels in contact with the ground, a motor having a maximum power output capability measured at the motor output shaft, in accordance with the Society of Automotive Engineers standards, of two horsepower (one thousand four hundred ninety-two watts) or less and, if it is a combustion engine, a maximum piston or rotor displacement of 3. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Motor vehicle: means every vehicle which is self-propelled and every vehicle which is propelled by electric power but not operated upon rails but excludes a moped. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Neighborhood electric vehicle: means a self-propelled electrically powered motor vehicle to which all of the following apply:

         (1)  The vehicle is emission free;

         (2)  The vehicle is designed to be and is operated at speeds of twenty-five miles per hour or less;

         (3)  The vehicle has four wheels in contact with the ground;

         (4)  The vehicle has a gross vehicle weight rating of less than three thousand pounds; and

         (5)  The vehicle conforms to the minimum safety equipment requirements as adopted in the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701

  • Nonhospital facility: means a facility for the care or treatment of alcohol dependent, drug dependent, or mentally ill persons, which has been accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations or the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities or certified by the department of health and, if residential, has been licensed as a special treatment facility by the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • oath: includes a solemn affirmation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-16
  • Owner: means a person, other than a lien holder, having the property in or title to a vehicle. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Partial hospitalization: means treatment services, including in-hospital treatment services or benefits, provided by a hospital or mental health outpatient facility to patients who, because of their conditions, require more than periodic hourly service. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Pedestrian: means any person afoot, in an invalid chair, or in a vehicle propelled by a person afoot. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, company, association, partnership, county, city and county, state, or federal agency. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340E-1
  • Pharmacy benefit manager: means any person, business, or entity that performs pharmacy benefit management, including but not limited to a person or entity under contract with a pharmacy benefit manager to perform pharmacy benefit management on behalf of a managed care company, nonprofit hospital or medical service organization, insurance company, third-party payor, or health program administered by the State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 576B-614
  • Physician: means a person licensed in the practice of medicine or osteopathy pursuant to chapter 453. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Prescription drug benefit plan: means an accident and sickness insurance plan or health benefits plan that includes coverage for prescription drugs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 576B-614
  • Private road or driveway: means every way or place in private ownership and used for vehicular travel by the owner and those having express or implied permission from the owner, but not by other persons. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Psychologist: means a person licensed in the practice of psychology pursuant to chapter 465. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Public water system: means a system which provides water for human consumption through pipes or other constructed conveyances if the system has at least fifteen service connections or regularly serves at least twenty-five individuals. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340E-1
  • Qualified: means :

         (1)  Having skill in the diagnosis or treatment of substance use disorders, based on a practitioner's credentials, including but not limited to professional education, clinical training, licensure, board or other certification, clinical experience, letters of reference, other professional qualifications, and disciplinary action; or

         (2)  Being a licensed physician, psychologist, licensed clinical social worker, licensed marriage and family therapist, licensed mental health counselor, or advanced practice registered nurse, and certified pursuant to chapter 321. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414

  • Reliable analytical data: means information approved by the director as indicating the presence of a contaminant in a water sample at or above the limit of detection and developed according to generally recognized standards of good field practices and good laboratory practices for sampling and analysis of contaminants in water. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 340E-21
  • Retail community pharmacy: means a pharmacy, permitted by the board of pharmacy pursuant to section 461-14, that is open to the public, dispenses prescription drugs to the general public, and makes available face-to-face consultations between licensed pharmacists and the general public to whom prescription drugs are dispensed. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 576B-614
  • Right-of-way: means the right of one vehicle or pedestrian to proceed in a lawful manner in preference to another vehicle or pedestrian approaching under such circumstances of direction, speed, and proximity as to give rise to danger of collision unless one grants precedence to the other. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Roadway: means that portion of a highway improved, designed, or ordinarily used for vehicular travel, exclusive of the berm or shoulder. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Sidewalk: means that portion of a street between the curb lines, or the lateral lines of a roadway, and the adjacent property lines, intended for use of pedestrians. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • standing: means the halting of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, otherwise than temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in receiving or discharging passengers. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Street: means the entire width between boundary lines of every way publicly maintained when any part thereof is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Substance abuse services: means the provision of medical, psychological, nursing, counseling, or therapeutic services in response to a treatment plan for alcohol or drug dependence or both which shall include, when appropriate, a combination of aftercare and individual, group, and family counseling services provided by qualified staff. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 557A-414
  • Toy bicycle: means every device propelled solely by human power upon which any person may ride, having two tandem wheels, including any device generally recognized as a bicycle though equipped with two front or two rear wheels, which has a seat height of not more than twenty-five inches from the ground when the seat is adjusted to its highest position; or a scooter or similar device regardless of seat height. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • Traffic: means pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, and other conveyances either singly or together while using any highway for purposes of travel. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701
  • United States central authority: means the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 576B-701
  • Vehicle: means every device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a roadway or highway, including mopeds and bicycles, but excluding toy bicycles, devices other than bicycles moved by human power, and devices used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 490:7-701