Senator 
Rosalyn H. Baker 
Roz Baker has represented the people of Maui County in the Hawai`i State Legislature for over 18 years serving in a variety of leadership positions. She currently represents the 5th Senate District (South and West Maui) and is Chair of the Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee. She is a long-time advocate for issues that affect the quality of life for the average person, such as access to health care, quality public education, equity in the workplace, equal rights for all, community issues such as prevention of domestic violence and sex assault, care for elders, and promoting sustainable economic development focusing on green industries with Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) careers including renewable energy. Senator Baker also has an abiding concern for the preservation of the health and beauty of Hawaii's natural resources and host culture.

Senator Baker has been pivotal in developing health policy for our State, serving for four years as Senate Health Chair from 2002-2006 and is currently a member of the Senate health committee. She has been recognized for her leadership in health policy by such organizations as American Cancer Society (Hawai`i-Pacific), Hawai`i Primary Care Association, Healthcare Association of Hawai`i, Hawai`i Long Term Care Association, Hawai`i Psychological Association, Coalition for a Tobacco Free Hawai`i, the Hawai`i Optometric Association, American Heart Association and Hawaii's leading nursing organizations including the Hawaii State Center for Nursing, HPU School of Nursing and the UH Manoa School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene. Senator Baker has served on several national committees addressing access to care issues including the Subcommittee on Pediatric Emergency Care of the Institute for Medicine's Committee on the Future of Emergency Care in the US Health System which issued its report in 2006. She served as co-chair of the SCR 117 Task Force which reviewed overcrowding at Hawai`i State Hospital and related forensic and mental health issues and is a member of the Joint Legislative Task Force on Long Term Care-giving.

Prior to moving to Hawai`i in 1980, Roz was a lobbyist for the National Education Association in Washington, D.C. She graduated from Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State University at San Marcos) with a BA in political science and speech and a secondary teaching certificate and post graduate studies at the University of Southwestern Louisiana in Lafayette.

Rosalyn H. Baker
Senatorial District 5
Hawaii State Capitol, Room 231
phone: 808-586-6070
fax: 808-586-6071
senbaker@Capitol.hawaii.gov

DISTRICT INFORMATION
5th Senatorial District Map - South and West Maui, Kapalua, Ka'anapali, Lahaina, Ma'alaea, Kihei, Wailea, Makena

DOCUMENTS AND LINKS
August 6, 2010 Floor remarks on gubernatorial nomination of Katherine Leonard for Chief Justice

EXPERIENCE
• Chair, Commerce & Consumer Protection (2009-Present)
• Chair, Senate Ways & Means (2006-08)
• Joint Legislative Task Force to Conduct a Review of the State Highway Fund, (2007)
• Joint Legislative Committee on Family Caregiving, (2006)
• Chair, Senate Committee on Health (2002-2006)
• Economic Development Coordinator, Maui County (1999-2002)
• Maui Economic Development Board
• West Maui Domestic Violence Task Force
• Ex-officio board member, Maui Visitors Bureau

ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Awards and Recognition
• Keiki Injury Prevention Coalition/Safe Kids Hawaii Champion Award 2010
• Shining Light Award 2010
• Legislator of the Year from the School of Nursing 2009
• Honor Society of Nurses "Friend of Nursing" Award 2009
• School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene Appreciation Award 2008
• Cancer Research Center Makua Makai Award 2008

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Thursday, August 26

Lahainaluna - History Lesson



Monday, August 9

Senator Baker's floor remarks on gubernatorial nomination of Katherine Leonard for Chief Justice (August 6, 2010)

The Senate convened in a special session to consider Governor Lingle's nomination of Katherine Leonard as the Chief Justice of Hawaii's Supreme Court. The Senate did not confirm this nominee and the following floor speech outlines Senator Baker's position on this nominee:

"Madam President, it is with regret and some sadness that I find I must rise in opposition to Governor's Message No. 4, the nomination of Katherine Leonard as Chief Justice of the Hawaii Supreme Court... By all accounts, she has been an able jurist during her short tenure on the Intermediate Court of Appeals. She is deemed very bright, writes well, and is considered a very capable legal analyst. But Madam President, the duties and responsibilities of the Chief Justice require more than just having a good legal mind..." Read more



Friday, July 16

Act 182 enhances allure of trust

The Pacific Business News today published the following article on Act 182, the Permitted Transfers in Trust Act:

"A new state law allows for the establishment of a type of trust that lawmakers hope will boost Hawaii's financial sector by attracting millions of dollars for its asset management business.

Backers of Senate Bill 2842, now Act 182, said the intent of the measure is to offer incentives to high-net-worth individuals throughout the United States and globally to transfer at least part of their liquid net worth into Hawaii for asset and trust management..." View full article



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  Measures Introduced
MeasureTitle
SB32 SD1 RELATING TO FUEL.
SB33 RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.
SB36 RELATING TO INSURANCE FRAUD.
SB37 SD2 RELATING TO INTRA-COUNTY FERRY SERVICE.
SB38 SD2 RELATING TO TAX ON TOBACCO PRODUCTS OTHER THAN CIGARETTES.
SB40 RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.
SB41 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
SB42 RELATING TO THE LIQUOR TAX LAW.
SB44 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.
SB51 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO DENTISTRY.
SB52 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS.
SB53 HD1 RELATING TO INSURANCE.
SB54 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
SB56 SD1 RELATING TO ENFORCEMENT OF THE SMOKING PROHIBITION.
SB57 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE.
SB58 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE.
SB59 RELATING TO STANDARDS OF CONDUCT.
SB114 SD1 RELATING TO DENTAL CARE.
SB174 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB175 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT.
SB274 RELATING TO AQUARIUM AQUATIC LIFE.
SB299 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE HAWAII CONSTITUTION RELATED TO RESIDENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATURE.
SB377 RELATING TO ENERGY RESOURCES.
SB378 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO FISHING.
SB379 RELATING TO ELECTION BY MAIL.
SB381 RELATING TO MAUI NORTH SHORE HERITAGE PARK.
SB416 RELATING TO HAWAII HEALTH CORPS PROGRAM.
SB417 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB425 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB428 SD1 RELATING TO PSYCHOLOGISTS.
SB429 RELATING TO REMOTE DISPENSING PHARMACIES.
SB430 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.
SB431 RELATING TO INFORMATION.
SB436 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO LIFE SCIENCES.
SB449 SD2 RELATING TO PATIENT PRESCRIPTION INFORMATION.
SB450 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB452 APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE LEIALII WATER SOURCE.
SB505 SD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB509 RELATING TO GASOLINE.
SB510 RELATING TO INSURANCE FRAUD.
SB511 RELATING TO BIODIESEL.
SB512 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB513 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB514 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB515 RELATING TO SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AREAS.
SB516 SD1 RELATING TO PHYSICIAN ORDERS FOR LIFE SUSTAINING TREATMENT.
SB517 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.
SB518 RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
SB519 RELATING TO SAFE PATIENT HANDLING PROTOCOL.
SB520 SD1 RELATING TO THE MOTOR VEHICLE INDUSTRY LICENSING ACT.
SB578 RELATING TO BICYCLE TOURS.
SB596 RELATING TO SMOKING.
SB597 RELATING TO NOISE.
SB602 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO THE ARTS.
SB604 SD2 RELATING TO EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTIVES FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVORS.
SB606 SD2 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
SB696 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO COQUI FROGS.
SB707 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO CABLE TELEVISION SYSTEMS.
SB726 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
SB776 RELATING TO AN AUTOMATED VICTIM NOTIFICATION SYSTEM.
SB778 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB779 SD1 RELATING TO CIGARETTES.
SB780 RELATING TO CANCER.
SB781 RELATING TO COMMUNITY REINTEGRATION.
SB782 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY.
SB783 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB784 SD1 RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY.
SB785 RELATING TO DNA COLLECTION FOR ARRESTEES OF VIOLENT CRIMES.
SB791 RELATING TO CHILDREN.
SB817 RELATING TO SENIOR CENTERS.
SB818 SD2 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB819 SD1 RELATING TO KUPUNA CARE.
SB821 SD2 RELATING TO ELDER CARE.
SB825 RELATING TO HOME CARE AGENCIES.
SB1042 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
SB1043 RELATING TO INSURANCE.
SB1044 SD1 RELATING TO ATTORNEYS.
SB1045 SD2 RELATING TO ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES.
SB1046 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION.
SB1062 SD1 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYER ORGANIZATIONS.
SB1075 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB1087 SD1 RELATING TO PRETAX TRANSPORTATION BENEFIT.
SB1092 RELATING TO PRESCRIPTION RECORDS PRIVACY.
SB1093 RELATING TO HAWAII EMPLOYERS' MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY.
SB1094 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB1095 RELATING TO MEDICAID.
SB1096 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY WORKFORCE AND DEVELOPMENT.
SB1126 SD2 RELATING TO JOB-SHARING FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES.
SB1182 RELATING TO COMMUNITY SERVICES AND THE STATE HOMELESS PROGRAMS.
SB1217 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.
SB1219 SD1 RELATING TO REAL ESTATE BROKERS AND SALESPERSONS.
SB1220 RELATING TO THE HAWAII MEDICAL BOARD.
SB1247 SD2 RELATING TO THE ECONOMY.
SB1334 SD2 RELATING TO HAWAIIAN MUSIC AND DANCE.
SB1354 RELATING TO STATE HEALTH PLANNING.
SB1606 RELATING TO REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL MANAGEMENT COMPANIES.
SB1607 RELATING TO REGULATION.
SB1608 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB1609 SD1 RELATING TO COMMUNICATIONS FRAUD.
SB1610 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO MEDICAL ORDERS.
SB1624 SD1 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE HAWAII CONSTITUTION TO ALLOW THE LEGISLATURE TO EITHER FUND THE TAX CREDIT UNDER ARTICLE VII, SECTION 6 OF THE CONSTITUTION, OR DEPOSIT THE SAME AMOUNT INTO THE EMERGENCY AND BUDGET RESERVE FUND.
SB1666 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE TO NEEDY FAMILIES.
SB1667 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES.
SB1668 SD2 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
SB1669 SD2 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1670 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE V, SECTION 6, OF THE HAWAII CONSTITUTION, TO CLARIFY THE GUBERNATORIAL APPOINTMENT PROCESS.
SB1671 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO FOSSIL FUELS.
SB1672 SD1 RELATING TO HISTORIC STRUCTURES.
SB1675 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB1680 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY.
SB2015 SD1 RELATING TO INTRASTATE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES.
SB2016 RELATING TO LIFE SETTLEMENTS.
SB2017 RELATING TO INSURANCE CLAIMS ADJUSTERS.
SB2018 RELATING TO NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS.
SB2019 SD1 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO THE MAXIMUM TERM OF COMMERCIAL USE AND OPERATOR PERMITS FOR THRILL CRAFT AND PARASAILING.
SB2020 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY.
SB2021 RELATING TO MUTUAL BENEFIT SOCIETIES.
SB2022 SD1 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.
SB2023 RELATING TO RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY.
SB2034 RELATING TO RACE AND ETHNIC STANDARDS FOR FEDERAL STATISTICS AND ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTING.
SB2039 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB2043 RELATING TO FUNDING FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SEX ASSAULT SERVICES.
SB2044 SD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTERS.
SB2045 SD1 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO CRIME.
SB2046 RELATING TO CRIME.
SB2047 RELATING TO CRIME.
SB2048 RELATING TO SUPPORT FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE VISUALLY OR HEARING IMPAIRED.
SB2057 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.
SB2058 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.
SB2061 SD1 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB2062 SD1 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB2066 RELATING TO TREES.
SB2079 RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAXES.
SB2081 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO LITTER CONTROL.
SB2083 SD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB2084 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE X, SECTION 2, OF THE HAWAII CONSTITUTION, TO ALLOW THE STUDENT MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO VOTE.
SB2085 RELATING TO FISHING ENFORCEMENT.
SB2086 RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.
SB2094 RELATING TO SCHOOLS.
SB2095 RELATING TO AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS.
SB2099 SD2 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB2100 SD2 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE DATA.
SB2101 SD1 RELATING TO FUNDING FOR PARKING FOR DISABLED PERSONS.
SB2102 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.
SB2103 SD2 RELATING TO THE FEDERAL DISPROPORTIONATE SHARE HOSPITAL FUNDS.
SB2104 RELATING TO THE LEGISLATIVE FEDERAL ECONOMIC STIMULUS PROGRAM OVERSIGHT COMMISSION.
SB2105 SD2 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO PARKING FOR DISABLED PERSONS.
SB2124 SD2 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HURRICANE RELIEF FUND.
SB2143 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS.
SB2163 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF NURSING.
SB2164 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
SB2165 SD1 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO PRIVATE GUARDS.
SB2203 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE ENTERPRISE ZONES.
SB2215 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGES.
SB2261 RELATING TO COMPREHENSIVE STATEWIDE RECYCLING AND ENERGY RENEWAL POLICY.
SB2267 SD2 RELATING TO BUILDING DESIGN FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.
SB2270 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENTS.
SB2271 SD2 RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUMS.
SB2274 SD2 RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST HAWAII PACIFIC HEALTH.
SB2286 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO LONG TERM CARE.
SB2290 SD2 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
SB2291 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
SB2293 RELATING TO HIGH TECHNOLOGY.
SB2294 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB2295 RELATING TO STATE ENTERPRISE ZONES.
SB2296 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB2297 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS.
SB2298 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB2336 SD2 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SB2337 RELATING TO RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES.
SB2341 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS.
SB2371 SD2 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO LIMITED BENEFIT HEALTH INSURANCE.
SB2372 SD2 RELATING TO SUNRISE REVIEWS.
SB2373 SD2 RELATING TO PRIVATE TRANSFER FEES.
SB2374 RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.
SB2375 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO HIGHWAYS.
SB2376 RELATING TO GIFT CERTIFICATES.
SB2379 RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET.
SB2382 SD1 RELATING TO PREMATURE INFANT HEALTH CARE.
SB2385 SD1 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB2386 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PROGRAM PROJECT ASSESSMENT SPECIAL FUND.
SB2387 SD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB2388 SD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB2389 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB2405 SD2 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB2436 SD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB2437 RELATING TO THE FUNDING OF THE STATE PROGRAMS.
SB2444 RELATING TO BIODIESEL PRODUCTION.
SB2446 RELATING TO ELECTRONIC VOTING SYSTEMS.
SB2451 SD2 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB2452 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION OF SCHOOL CHILDREN.
SB2469 SD2 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO THE EMERGENCY AND BUDGET RESERVE FUND.
SB2473 SD1 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB2490 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS.
SB2532 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABILITY.
SB2533 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO AN AUDIT OF CONTRACTS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY WITH THE CORRECTIONS CORPORATION OF AMERICA AND THE FEDERAL DETENTION CENTER.
SB2543 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY.
SB2544 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST HONOLULU SEAWATER AIR CONDITIONING LLC PROJECTS ON THE ISLAND OF OAHU.
SB2548 SD2 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
SB2596 SD1 RELATING TO GROUP LIFE INSURANCE.
SB2597 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII EMPLOYERS' MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY.
SB2598 SD2 RELATING TO INSURANCE.
SB2599 SD2 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.
SB2600 SD2 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO HEALTHCARE.
SB2601 SD1 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO ATHLETIC TRAINERS.
SB2602 HD1 RELATING TO REAL ESTATE LICENSEES.
SB2603 SD2 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO THE SECURE AND FAIR ENFORCEMENT FOR MORTGAGE LICENSING ACT.
SB2604 SD2 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOBACCO SETTLEMENT SPECIAL FUND.
SB2605 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB2606 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
SB2607 SD2 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO ACTIVITY DESKS.
SB2608 RELATING TO VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION.
SB2609 RELATING TO DISTRIBUTIONS BY NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS.
SB2610 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO CONVEYANCE TAX.
SB2611 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO VITAL STATISTICS.
SB2617 SD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC AGENCY MEETINGS.
SB2621 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
SB2623 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB2651 RELATING TO BIOFUEL FACILITIES.
SB2808 RELATING TO SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.
SB2809 SD2 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO UTILITIES REGULATION.
SB2810 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.
SB2811 SD2 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO PHARMACIES.
SB2812 SD1 RELATING TO CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES.
SB2833 SD1 RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF PENSION OBLIGATION BONDS.
SB2834 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB2842 SD2 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO THE PERMITTED TRANSFERS IN TRUST ACT.
SB2859 SD2 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO THE MOTOR VEHICLE INDUSTRY LICENSING ACT.
SB2874 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB2898 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO DIVERSION PROGRAM FOR CHEMICALLY DEPENDANT NURSES.
SB2919 SD1 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE HOSPITAL.
SB2954 SD2 RELATING TO TRANSFER OF STATE HIGHWAYS.
SCR3 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY REGARDING THE TECHNICAL FEASIBILITY AND LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF REPLACING REFERENCES TO PROSTITUTION IN THE HAWAII REVISED STATUTES WITH THE TERM COMMERCIAL SEXUAL EXPLOITATION.
SCR4 STRONGLY URGING THE INCLUSION OF PROTECTIONS FOR WOMEN'S HEALTH CARE, INCLUDING WOMEN'S REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES, IN THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT.
SCR5 HONORING THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM OF ACTION ON THE OCCASION OF ITS FIFTEENTH ANNIVERSARY AND URGING THE UNITED STATES TO RE-COMMIT TO THE ERADICATION OF GLOBAL POVERTY AND GENDER INEQUALITY.
SCR6 SD1 AUTHORIZING THE CANCELLATION OF THE LEASE OF NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT S-5252 AND THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS SITUATED AT LAPAAKEA, LAHAINA, MAUI, IDENTIFIED BY TAX MAP KEY: (2) 4-5-001:055: SEAWARD OF TAX MAP KEY: (2) 45001:006; AND URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONTINUE THE LAHAINALUNA HIGH SCHOOL BOARDING PROGRAM.
SCR10 URGING INSTRUCTION AND TESTING IN DRIVERS EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND DRIVERS LICENSING EXAMINATIONS TO PROMOTE THE SAFETY OF BLIND PEDESTRIANS.
SCR24 REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROVIDE A COMPREHENSIVE REPORT OF POST FELIX CONSENT DECREE CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES AND FUNDING.
SCR29 RECOGNIZING APRIL AS SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS AND PREVENTION MONTH.
SCR31 SD1 EXTENDING THE DEADLINE FOR THE HOME FOR LIFE TASK FORCE TO REPORT ITS FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR REDUCING BARRIERS TO AGING IN PLACE AND FACILITATING MULTIGENERATIONAL LIVING.
SCR36 REQUESTING AN EVALUATION OF THE FEDERAL PROCESS FOR PROCUREMENT NOTICE CONTAINED IN TITLE 41 UNITED STATES CODE SECTION 416.
SCR37 SD1 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO USE AND CONSIDER GENDER EQUALITY WHEN APPOINTING JUDGES AND JUSTICES TO HAWAII COURTS.
SCR40 SD1 EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR ENFORCEMENT OF EXISTING OSHA REGULATIONS ON THE USE OF HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM AND URGING OSHA TO DEVELOP SAFER ALTERNATIVES AND BAN HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM.
SCR41 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A SUNRISE REVIEW OF THE REGULATION OF REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL MANAGEMENT COMPANIES.
SCR42 SD2 EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR LOCAL ACCOUNTABILITY OF DRUG FORMULARIES AND DRUG PRIOR AUTHORIZATION POLICIES.
SCR83 URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO OPPOSE PROPOSALS TO CREATE A FEDERAL INSURANCE OFFICE.
SCR86 URGING CONGRESS TO ENACT LEGISLATION TO RESTRICT TO APPROPRIATE LEVELS THE SALARIES OF EXECUTIVES AT FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS THAT RECEIVED FEDERAL BAILOUT FUNDS.
SCR108 SD2 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO ESTABLISH A CONSISTENT FUNDING FORMULA, PROCESS, OR BOTH, BY WHICH EQUITABLE FUNDING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS IS DETERMINED.
SCR122 SD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE LEGISLATURE TO CONVENE A HAWAII HEALTH CARE SUMMIT TO DEVELOP A STRATEGIC AND COMPREHENSIVE PLAN FOR HEALTH CARE IN HAWAII.
SCR124 SD1 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR WEIGHT MANAGEMENT AND OBESITY TREATMENT FOR CHILDREN.
SCR167 SD2 REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE CENTER FOR NURSING TO EVALUATE THE NEED FOR AND RESOURCES REQUIRED TO ESTABLISH A CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR NURSES.
SCR180 SD1 REQUESTING A REPORT OF THE WIRELESS ENHANCED 911 FUND.
SCR210 SD2 REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING THE CREATION OF A HAWAII ALL-PAYER HEALTH CLAIMS DATABASE FOR THE PURPOSE OF TRANSPARENT PUBLIC REPORTING OF HEALTH CARE INFORMATION.
SCR211 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO EXAMINE OVERLAP AND CONFLICTS AMONG STATUTES RELATING TO PATIENT CARE DIRECTIVES RECOGNIZED IN HAWAII, INCLUDING PHYSICIAN ORDERS FOR LIFE SUSTAINING TREATMENT, "DO-NOT-RESUSCITATE" ORDERS, AND ADVANCE HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVES.
SCR218 SD1 EXPRESSING LEGISLATIVE SUPPORT FOR THE RIGHT TO DISPLAY THE UNITED STATES FLAG.
SCR231 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO PROPERLY FUND THE SMALL BUSINESS REGULATORY REVIEW BOARD UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO SUPPORT HAWAII'S SMALL BUSINESSES.
SR2 RECOGNIZING APRIL AS SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS AND PREVENTION MONTH.
SR7 RECOGNIZING AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS AND PREVENTION PROGRAMS IN SCHOOLS AS EFFECTIVE STRATEGIES FOR COMBATING BULLYING AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND PROMOTING SEXUAL HEALTH AWARENESS, EMOTIONAL LITERACY, CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY, AND HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS.
SR13 REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROVIDE A COMPREHENSIVE REPORT OF POST FELIX CONSENT DECREE CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES AND FUNDING.
SR20 URGING INSTRUCTION AND TESTING IN DRIVERS EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND DRIVERS LICENSING EXAMINATIONS TO PROMOTE THE SAFETY OF BLIND PEDESTRIANS.
SR24 SD1 EXTENDING THE DEADLINE FOR THE HOME FOR LIFE TASK FORCE TO REPORT ITS FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR REDUCING BARRIERS TO AGING IN PLACE AND FACILITATING MULTIGENERATIONAL LIVING.
SR26 SD1 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO USE AND CONSIDER GENDER EQUALITY WHEN APPOINTING JUDGES AND JUSTICES TO HAWAII COURTS.
SR27 SD2 EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR LOCAL ACCOUNTABILITY OF DRUG FORMULARIES AND DRUG PRIOR AUTHORIZATION POLICIES.
SR37 URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO OPPOSE PROPOSALS TO CREATE A FEDERAL INSURANCE OFFICE.
SR81 SD1 REQUESTING A REPORT OF THE WIRELESS ENHANCED 911 FUND.

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