Hawaii State Legislature
2008 House Concurrent Resolutions
All concurrent resolutions that were offered in the House of Representatives.
   
Measure Text pdfMeasure StatusCurrent StatusIntroducer(s)Current ReferralCompanion
HCR1
Designates the recess days for the Regular Session of 2008.
RELATING TO RECESS DAYS FOR THE REGULAR SESSION OF 2008.
(H ) 1/17/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. CALDWELL, FINNEGAN
HCR2
Requesting the Governor to Address the Legislature Assembled in Joint Session
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO ADDRESS THE LEGISLATURE ASSEMBLED IN JOINT SESSION.
(H ) 1/17/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. SAY, CHONG, CALDWELL, FINNEGAN
HCR3
Pearl Harbor Underwater Tunnel; U.S. DOT Feasibility Study
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO EXAMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF CONSTRUCTING A SUBMERGED VEHICULAR TUNNEL UNDER PEARL HARBOR CONNECTING THE EWA PLAIN TO DOWNTOWN HONOLULU.
(H ) 2/27/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CABANILLA TRN, PSM  hr4
HCR4
Don Ho; Waikiki Post Office
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO DESIGNATE THE FACILITY OF THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE LOCATED AT 330 SARATOGA ROAD IN HONOLULU, HAWAII AS THE DON HO POST OFFICE BUILDING.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to TAC, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO TAC  hr5
HCR5
HTA, DBEDT; Appropriate Funds from Tourism Marketing; Preservation of Hawaii's Beaches
ENCOURAGING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY, DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO REDIRECT FINANCIAL AND OTHER RESOURCES FROM TOURISM MARKETING TO THE MAINTENANCE AND PRESERVATION OF HAWAII'S BEACHES.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to TAC/WLH, FIN, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, AWANA, THIELEN, Belatti TAC/WLH, FIN  HR6SCR6
HCR6 HD1
Designates March 13 as "World Kidney Day" and the Month of March as Kidney Awareness Month in Hawaii.
A RESOLUTION TO COMMEMORATE MARCH 13 AS WORLD KIDNEY DAY AND THE MONTH OF MARCH AS KIDNEY AWARENESS MONTH IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.
(S ) 3/31/2008 - Referred to HTH/TIA. MIZUNO, Awana, Sonson HTH/TIA  hr7
HCR7
Vivitrol Pilot Project; Crystal Methamphetamine Addiction; Ice; Hina Mauka; John A. Burns School of Medicine
URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA, JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, TO SEEK FUNDING FOR A TWO-YEAR PILOT STUDY AT HINA MAUKA TO RESEARCH THE EFFECTS OF NALTREXONE (VIVITROL) ON CRYSTAL METHAMPHETAMINE (ICE) ADDICTION.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - The committees on HED recommend that the measure be HELD. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Chang, Bertram, Berg, Cabanilla, Nishimoto, Takai, Takamine, Ching, Finnegan; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Saiki, Shimabukuro, Takumi, Wakai. MIZUNO, AWANA, MARUMOTO, MEYER, Har HED, HLT  hr8
HCR8
Absentee Ballots; Time of Mailing
REQUESTING THE CLERK OF EACH COUNTY TO MAIL ABSENTEE BALLOTS IN A TIMELY MANNER TO PROMOTE INFORMED VOTING.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to JUD, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, MARUMOTO, MEYER JUD  HR9SCR13
HCR9
Super Bowl; Hawaii
REQUESTING THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE TO SELECT THE STATE OF HAWAII AS A HOST SITE FOR THE SUPER BOWL AND RELATED SUPER BOWL ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE NEXT TEN YEARS.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to TAC, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO TAC  hr10
HCR10 HD1
Wireless Electrocardiogram Project Task Force
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ESTABLISH AN ELECTROCARDIOGRAM WIRELESS TRANSMISSION PROJECT TASK FORCE.
(H ) 4/1/2008 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on EDB as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Nakasone, Sonson, Takai excused. MIZUNO, CHING, MARUMOTO HLT, EDB  HR11SCR15
HCR11
Men's Health Week
RECOGNIZING THE SECOND WEEK OF JUNE AS MEN'S HEALTH WEEK.
(S ) 3/12/2008 - Referred to HTH. MIZUNO HTH  hr12
HCR12
Feral Pigs; Population Reduction; DLNR
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO PREPARE A PLAN TO REDUCE THE STATEWIDE FERAL PIG POPULATION.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, CHING, MARUMOTO, Belatti WLH, FIN  hr13
HCR13
Absentee Ballots; Postage Prepaid Return Envelopes
REQUESTING THE CLERK OF EACH COUNTY TO INCLUDE A POSTAGE PREPAID RETURN ENVELOPE WITH EACH BALLOT MAILED TO AN ABSENTEE VOTER.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO JUD, FIN  HR14SCR14
HCR14
Don Ho commemorative postage stamp
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE TO ISSUE A COMMEMORATIVE POSTAGE STAMP HONORING MUSICIAN AND ENTERTAINER, DON HO.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to TAC, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO TAC  hr15
HCR15 HD2
Hearing Aids; Medicaid; Private Health Insurance.
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO OFFER COVERAGE FOR HEARING AIDS.
(H ) 4/11/2008 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 2 with none voting no and Representative(s) Har, Karamatsu, Magaoay, McKelvey, Morita, Nakasone, Shimabukuro, Tokioka, Waters excused. MIZUNO, CHING, MARUMOTO CPC/HLT, LMG, FIN
HCR16
Discrimination Against Women; Ratify Treaty
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO RATIFY THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN.
(H ) 4/25/2008 - Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 718). MIZUNO, AWANA, BELATTI, BROWER, CABANILLA, CARROLL, EVANS, GREEN, HANOHANO, LEE, SAGUM, TAKUMI, WAKAI TIA  hr16
HCR17
Sister State-City Relationship; Hawaii and Sarrat, Philippines
APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF STATE-MUNICIPALITY RELATIONS OF FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE MUNICIPALITY OF SARRAT IN THE PROVINCE OF ILOCOS NORTE OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES.
(H ) 2/22/2008 - This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Monday 02-25-08 at 8:30 am in conference room 329. MIZUNO, AWANA, MAGAOAY, Cabanilla INT  HR17SCR10
HCR18
Proclaiming March as ARCH and AFH Appreciation Month
RECOGNIZING MARCH AS ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME AND ADULT FOSTER HOME OPERATORS MONTH.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to HSH/HLT, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, AWANA, CABANILLA, CHANG, KARAMATSU, MAGAOAY, RHOADS, SONSON HSH/HLT  hr18
HCR19
Filipino World War II Veterans; Family Reunification
URGING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO ENACT LEGISLATION TO EXEMPT CHILDREN OF FILIPINO WORLD WAR II VETERANS FROM IMMIGRANT VISA LIMITS.
(S ) 3/31/2008 - Referred to IGM/TIA. MIZUNO, AWANA, CHANG, GREEN, KARAMATSU, MAGAOAY, RHOADS, SONSON, Cabanilla IGM/TIA  HR19
HCR20 HD1
ARCH Operators; DHS; DOH
URGING THE DEPARTMENTS OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO PROVIDE ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME OPERATORS WITH THE SERVICES NECESSARY TO ASSIST THEM IN PROVIDING CARE FOR ADULTS.
(H ) 4/29/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO, AWANA, CABANILLA, CHANG, KARAMATSU, MAGAOAY, SONSON, Rhoads HTH/HSP  hr20
HCR21 HD1 SD1
Adult Residential Care Homes; Community Care Foster Family Homes; DOH and DHS Standardized Policy
URGING THE DEPARTMENTS OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO WORK TOGETHER TO DEVELOP A STANDARDIZED, WORKABLE POLICY TO PROTECT THE ELDERLY WITHOUT COMPROMISING RESIDENT CARE, AND THAT ENCOURAGES MORE PEOPLE TO BECOME ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME OR COMMUNITY CARE FOSTER FAMILY HOME OPERATORS.
(S ) 5/2/2008 - Received notice of House Agreement and Adoption in House (Hse. Com. No. 833). MIZUNO, AWANA, CABANILLA, CHANG, KARAMATSU, MAGAOAY, SONSON, Rhoads HTH/HSP  hr21
HCR22 HD1
Filipino Veterans
RECOGNIZING THE COURAGEOUS CONTRIBUTIONS AND SERVICE OF THE FILIPINO VETERANS OF WORLD WAR II.
(S ) 4/2/2008 - Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 429). MIZUNO, MAGAOAY INT, PSM  HR22
HCR23
Domestic Violence, Faith-Based Organizations
REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TO PROVIDE EDUCATION AND AWARENESS ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TO FAITH-BASED COMMUNITIES AND URGE THEIR RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS TO SERVE AS SAFE HAVENS FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to HSH, JUD, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, AWANA, GREEN, Cabanilla, Magaoay HSH, JUD  hr23
HCR24
Civil Defense; Audit
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, CIVIL DEFENSE DIVISION, AND TO REPORT ON FEDERAL GOVERNMENT INITIATIVES TO SHIFT DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, DISASTER RELIEF, AND HOMELAND SECURITY COSTS TO STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to PSM, LMG, FIN, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, GREEN, Belatti PSM, LMG, FIN  HR24SCR42
HCR25
Shaken Baby Syndrome; Prevention
URGING ALL HOSPITALS THAT PROVIDE MEDICAL CARE TO NEWBORNS TO PROVIDE PARENTS OF THE NEWBORN WITH WRITTEN EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ABOUT THE DANGEROUS EFFECTS OF SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME AND THE METHODS OF PREVENTING SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME.
(H ) 4/29/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO, BELATTI, GREEN, THIELEN, Waters HTH/HSP  hr25
HCR26
KEIKI CAUCUS; STUDENT CONFERENCE; ABSTINENCE ONLY SEX EDUCATION.
RECOMMENDING THAT THE BOARD OF EDUCATION CONSIDER CHANGING ITS SEX EDUCATION POLICY IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOLS OF HAWAII FROM A PROGRAM OF ABSTINENCE-ONLY TO A COMPREHENSIVE, BALANCED, AND CONSISTENT SEX EDUCATION PROGRAM THAT INCLUDES ABSTINENCE AND THE USE OF CONTRACEPTIVES, AND MAKING THAT PROGRAM MANDATORY FOR GRADUATION.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to EDN/HLT, FIN, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, BELATTI, THIELEN EDN/HLT, FIN  HR26SCR27
HCR27 HD1
Wiki Wiki airport shuttle service.
REQUESTING THE PROCUREMENT OFFICER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO PREPARE A REPORT EXPLAINING THE PROCUREMENT PROCESS USED TO AWARD THE HONOLULU WIKI WIKI SERVICE CONTRACT.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to TSG/TIA. MIZUNO TSG/TIA  hr27
HCR28
Kalihi Street; City and County of Honolulu Feasibility Study
REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY TO ADDRESS MAJOR CONCERNS ALONG KALIHI STREET.
(S ) 4/2/2008 - Re-Referred to TIA. MIZUNO TIA  HR28
HCR29
Task Force; Disaster-preparedness needs of individuals with disabilities and special health needs
REQUESTING THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO CONVENE A STATEWIDE TASK FORCE TO ADVISE THE CIVIL DEFENSE DIVISION ON THE NEEDS OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL HEALTH NEEDS.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to PSM/HLT, FIN, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, Waters PSM/HLT, FIN  HR29SCR18
HCR30
September as Language Access Month in Hawaii
DECLARING THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER OF EACH YEAR AS LANGUAGE ACCESS MONTH IN HAWAII.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to HSH, LAB, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, LEE, MAGAOAY, Chang HSH, LAB  HR30
HCR31
Mock Trial Championship
URGING THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MOCK TRIAL CHAMPIONSHIP TO ACCOMMODATE STUDENTS OF ALL RELIGIOUS FAITHS.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to EDN, JUD, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, Magaoay EDN, JUD  HR31
HCR32
DOE; Community Assistance Resources; Volunteer Hawaii
ENCOURAGING DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SCHOOLS TO UTILIZE THE SERVICES OF VOLUNTEER HAWAII TO INCREASE COMMUNITY AWARENESS, SUPPORT, AND INVOLVEMENT.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. MIZUNO, AWANA, CHING, MAGAOAY, MARUMOTO EDN  HR32SCR29
HCR33 HD1
Ovarian Cancer; Awareness of Common Symptoms
ACKNOWLEDGING THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER AS NATIONAL OVARIAN CANCER MONTH AND GYNECOLOGICAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH.
(H ) 5/1/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO, BROWER, GREEN, HANOHANO HTH  hr33
HCR34
Keiki Caucus; Student Conference; Extracurricular Credits
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ALLOW CREDITS FOR CURRENT PARTICIPATION IN EXTRACURRICULAR SPORTS FOR ALL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO ENCOURAGE PHYSICAL FITNESS AND MENTAL WELL-BEING AND SUPPORT A REDUCTION IN OBESITY AMONGST HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to EDN/HLT, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, AWANA, MARUMOTO, THIELEN, WARD, Belatti, Magaoay EDN/HLT  HR34SCR32
HCR35
Abandoned and Underutilized Public Property; Human Services
REQUESTING THE STATE AND COUNTIES TO COMPILE AN INVENTORY OF ABANDONED, EXCESS, AND UNDERUTILIZED PROPERTIES UNDER THEIR RESPECTIVE JURISDICTION.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to WLH, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, AWANA, LEE, MAGAOAY, MARUMOTO WLH  HR35SCR7
HCR36
Abandoned and Underutilized Public Property; Community Needs
REQUESTING THE STATE AND COUNTIES TO PROVIDE FOR THE SHARING OF THE SAME LOCATION FOR EDUCATIONAL, RECREATIONAL, HEALTH, AND HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAMS IN PROPERTIES THAT ARE ABANDONED, EXCESS, AND UNDERUTILIZED PROPERTIES UNDER THEIR RESPECTIVE JURISDICTION.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to WLH/EDN, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, AWANA, MARUMOTO, Lee, Magaoay WLH/EDN  HR36SCR26
HCR37
Teen Pregnancy; Keiki Caucus
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO EXPAND ITS TEEN PREGNANCY EDUCATION PROGRAM AND ENCOURAGING COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS TO TRAIN YOUTH GROUPS TO EDUCATE AND RAISE AWARENESS AMONG TEENS ABOUT TEEN PREGNANCY.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to EDN, HLT, FIN, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, AWANA, BELATTI, LEE, MAGAOAY, MARUMOTO, THIELEN EDN, HLT, FIN  HR37SCR28
HCR38
Keiki Caucus; Hawaii Conference; Fine Arts Curriculum
RECOMMENDING THAT FINE ARTS BE A HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENT.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to EDN, TAC, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, AWANA, LEE, MAGAOAY, THIELEN EDN, TAC  HR38SCR30
HCR39 HD2
Northern Uganda; Lord's Resistance Army; Human Rights
CONDEMNING THE HUMAN RIGHTS ATROCITIES AND VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN IN NORTHERN UGANDA AND URGING CONGRESS TO LEAD THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY IN EFFORTS TO PROTECT THE CHILDREN OF UGANDA.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to TIA/JDL. MIZUNO, BELATTI, BROWER, GREEN, LEE, MAGAOAY, THIELEN TIA/JDL  HR39
HCR40
Keiki Caucus; Comprehensive Recycling Program; Student Conference
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CREATE A TASK FORCE TO EVALUATE RECYCLING OPTIONS AND DEVELOP A COMPREHENSIVE RECYCLING PROGRAM.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to EEP/EDN, FIN, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, AWANA, BELATTI, MARUMOTO, THIELEN, Magaoay EEP/EDN, FIN  HR40
HCR41 HD1
Parental Rights
RECOGNIZING AND SUPPORTING THE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT OF PARENTS AND GUARDIANS TO DIRECT THE EDUCATION AND UPBRINGING OF THEIR CHILDREN.
(H ) 3/6/2008 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on JUD as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Cabanilla, Finnegan, Luke, Nakasone, Saiki, Thielen excused. MIZUNO, AWANA, Brower, Magaoay HLT, JUD  HR41
HCR42
Workers' Compensation Innovation Audit Pilot Project; DLIR
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO CONDUCT A PILOT PROJECT TO AUDIT WORKERS' COMPENSATION SOFT-TISSUE INJURY CASES.
(H ) 2/15/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. MIZUNO (BR) LAB  HR42
HCR43 HD1
UH Athletics Department; Management and Financial Audit
REQUESTING A MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL AUDIT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA'S ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT.
(H ) 4/7/2008 - This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Wednesday 04-09-08 at 1:15 pm in conference room 308. MIZUNO, BROWER, Chang, Magaoay HED, LMG, FIN  HR43
HCR44
Filipino Veterans
PROCLAIMING THE MONTH OF JUNE 2008 AS FILIPINO VETERANS APPRECIATION MONTH.
(H ) 2/25/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. MIZUNO, MAGAOAY, Green INT, PSM  HR44
HCR45
Domestic Violence; Adolescents
DESIGNATING MAY 5 THROUGH MAY 9, 2008, AS HAWAII TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AWARENESS AND PREVENTION WEEK.
(H ) 1/30/2008 - Referred to JUD, referral sheet 11 MIZUNO, AWANA, LEE, MAGAOAY, MARUMOTO JUD  HR45SCR24
HCR46
Insurance; Cancer Treatment; Mandatory Coverage
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR ALL FORMS OF CANCER TREATMENT.
(H ) 2/20/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. MIZUNO, GREEN, MAGAOAY HLT, CPC, LMG  HR46SCR39
HCR47
Affordable Housing Task Force
URGING THE RE-CONVENING OF THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING TASK FORCE TO FURTHER ADDRESS ISSUES OF HOMELESSNESS, PUBLIC HOUSING, AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to HSH, FIN, referral sheet 8 PINE, CHING, FINNEGAN, MARUMOTO, MEYER, THIELEN, WARD HSH, FIN
HCR48
Department of Education management review
URGING A COMPREHENSIVE MANAGEMENT REVIEW OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S OPERATIONS.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to EDN, LMG, FIN, referral sheet 8 FINNEGAN, CHING, MARUMOTO, MEYER, PINE, THIELEN, WARD EDN, LMG, FIN
HCR49 HD2
Medical Marijuana; County of Maui Initiatives
REQUESTING THE MAYOR AND COUNTY COUNCIL OF MAUI TO EVALUATE AND, IF LEGALLY PERMISSIBLE AND PROPER UNDER STATE LAW, TO IMPLEMENT VARIOUS MEASURES REGARDING MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN THE COUNTY OF MAUI.
(S ) 4/10/2008 - Referred to IGM/HTH/JDL. SAY (BR) IGM/HTH/JDL  SCR31
HCR50 HD1
Licensure of Wedding and Model Photographers
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO PERFORM A STUDY TO DETERMINE WHETHER WEDDING AND MODEL PHOTOGRAPHERS SHOULD BE LICENSED BY THE DIRECTOR OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CABANILLA (BR) CPC, LMG, FIN
HCR51
Study; cervical cancer immunization
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ASSESS THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF REQUIRING CERVICAL CANCER VACCINATIONS FOR GIRLS BEFORE THEY ENTER THE SEVENTH GRADE.
(H ) 4/29/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MARUMOTO, AWANA, BELATTI, BERG, BROWER, CABANILLA, CARROLL, EVANS, HANOHANO, HAR, LEE, LUKE, MEYER, MIZUNO, MORITA, PINE, RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, THIELEN, YAMANE HTH  HR50SCR20
HCR52
Geologists; Licensure; Sunrise Review
REQUESTING A SUNRISE REVIEW OF GEOLOGIST LICENSURE.
(H ) 3/12/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. BERG CPC, LMG
HCR53
Long-term Care; Waitlisted Patients
REQUESTING THE HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATION OF HAWAII TO CONTINUE ITS EFFORTS TO DEVELOP SOLUTIONS TO THE PROBLEM OF PATIENTS IN HOSPITALS WHO ARE WAITLISTED FOR LONG-TERM CARE.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. GREEN HTH/HSP  HR51
HCR54
URGING THE PEOPLE, BUSINESSES, AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS OF HAWAII TO PARTICIPATE IN GRASS-ROOTS PROGRAMS SUPPORTING MILITARY PERSONNEL AND THEIR FAMILIES
URGING THE PEOPLE, BUSINESSES, AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS OF HAWAII TO PARTICIPATE IN GRASS-ROOTS PROGRAMS SUPPORTING MILITARY PERSONNEL AND THEIR FAMILIES.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to PSM, referral sheet 8 SAY (BR) PSM  SCR2
HCR55
AUTHORIZING THE LEASE OF EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF SUBMERGED LANDS AT HONOULIULI, EWA, OAHU, FOR DRAINAGE CHANNEL PURPOSES
AUTHORIZING THE LEASE OF EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF SUBMERGED LANDS AT HONOULIULI, EWA, OAHU, FOR DRAINAGE CHANNEL PURPOSES.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 8 SAY (BR) WLH, FIN  SCR3
HCR56
AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT LAHAINA, MAUI, FOR MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF EXISTING CONCRETE PILLARS AND IMPROVEMENTS PURPOSES
AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT LAHAINA, MAUI, FOR MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF EXISTING CONCRETE PILLARS AND IMPROVEMENTS PURPOSES.
(H ) 4/4/2008 - Re-referred to WLH, referral sheet 75 SAY (BR) WLH  SCR4
HCR57
Immigration; information sharing; task force
REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS THE ISSUE OF SHARING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INFORMATION BETWEEN THE FEDERAL AND STATE GOVERNMENT.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to PSM, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 8 PINE, CHING, EVANS, FINNEGAN, GREEN, MARUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MEYER, THIELEN, Berg, Carroll, Lee, Magaoay, Nishimoto, Rhoads, Say, Shimabukuro PSM, JUD, FIN
HCR58
Henry Obookiah Memorial
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO SUPPORT A PERMANENT MEMORIAL HONORING HENRY OBOOKIAH ON THE GROUNDS OF THE STATE CAPITOL.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to TAC, referral sheet 8 AWANA, CARROLL, HANOHANO, ITO, MANAHAN, MARUMOTO, MIZUNO, SONSON, YAMASHITA, Tokioka TAC  HR52
HCR59 HD1
Driver Education Funding
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO EVALUATE THE STATE'S DRIVER EDUCATION PROGRAM AND ITS FUNDING.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Ching, Nakasone, M. Oshiro, Pine, Saiki, Takamine excused. EVANS EDN/TRN, FIN
HCR60
Camping; Conservation and Resources; DLNR; DOCARE
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO PROVIDE AN INVENTORY OF CAMPING FACILITIES AND CAMPSITES AVAILABLE STATEWIDE AND REPORT ON THE CONDITIONS OF, AND PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH, EXISTING CAMPING FACILITIES AND CAMPSITES IN THE STATE.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to WTL. EVANS WTL
HCR61
AWARDING THE HAWAII MEDAL OF HONOR TO UNITED STATES MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERS WITH HAWAII CONNECTIONS KILLED IN ACTION WHILE SERVING IN DANGEROUS, VOLATILE, AND UNSTABLE AREAS OF THE WORLD, INCLUDING IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN.
AWARDING THE HAWAII MEDAL OF HONOR TO UNITED STATES MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERS WITH HAWAII CONNECTIONS KILLED IN ACTION WHILE SERVING IN DANGEROUS, VOLATILE, AND UNSTABLE AREAS OF THE WORLD, INCLUDING IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN.
(H ) 2/6/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. SAY
HCR62 HD1 SD1
Medical Surveillance System; Mandatory Insurance Coverage
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO STUDY THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL IMPACT OF MANDATORY HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR USE OF MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS.
(S ) 5/2/2008 - Received notice of House Agreement and Adoption in House (Hse. Com. No. 833). WATERS HTH/CPH, WAM
HCR63
Renewable Energy Land Classification Study
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM AND THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF CREATING A RENEWABLE ENERGY SUB-DISTRICT CLASSIFICATION OF LANDS AS PERMISSIBLE LOCATIONS FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY GENERATION AND TO STUDY, WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION, THE COST OF PROVIDING A NON-REFUNDABLE INCOME TAX CREDIT TO RESIDENTS OF COMMUNITIES OF RENEWABLE ENERGY SUB-DISTRICTS THAT PRODUCE RENEWABLE ENERGY.
(H ) 2/6/2008 - Referred to EEP/WLH, FIN, referral sheet 18 KARAMATSU EEP/WLH, FIN  SCR50
HCR64
Health Insurance; Supporting Federal Legislation
SUPPORTING H.R. 506, THE HEALTH PARTNERSHIP THROUGH CREATIVE FEDERALISM ACT.
(H ) 2/8/2008 - Referred to HLT, CPC, referral sheet 20 HERKES HLT, CPC  HR55
HCR65
Captive Insurance; Internal Revenue Service
OPPOSING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE REGULATIONS ELIMINATING THE DEDUCTIBILITY OF CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY RESERVES.
(H ) 3/12/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. HERKES CPC, FIN  HR56
HCR66
Surplus Lines Insurance; Interstate Compact
SUPPORT OF SURPLUS LINES INSURANCE MULTI-STATE COMPLIANCE COMPACT.
(S ) 3/31/2008 - Referred to CPH/IGM. HERKES CPH/IGM  HR57
HCR67
State Parks; Bicycle Racks
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO INSTALL ADDITIONAL BICYCLE RACKS AT STATE PARKS.
(H ) 2/11/2008 - Referred to TRN/WLH, FIN, referral sheet 21 BROWER, MCKELVEY, SAY, Bertram TRN/WLH, FIN  HR58
HCR68 HD1
Public Land; Ke‘ehi Community Resource Center
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ASSIST THE PACIFIC GATEWAY CENTER IN FINDING AN APPROPRIATE LOCATION TO LEASE FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEVELOPING THE KE'EHI COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to WTL/HSP. MANAHAN, SAY WTL/HSP  HR59
HCR69 HD1
State Courts; Judges; Retirement Age
ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW THE RETIREMENT AGE FOR STATE COURT JUSTICES AND JUDGES; THE TERM LIMITS OF STATE COURT JUSTICES AND JUDGES; THE POSSIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A SENIOR JUDGE SYSTEM FOR STATE COURT JUSTICES AND JUDGES; JUDICIAL ACCOUNTABILITY AND FITNESS IN THE STATE OF HAWAII; AND RELATED MATTERS.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to JDL/EDU. SAY (BR) JDL/EDU  HR60
HCR70
Energy projectories; investigation, assessment, and rulemaking.
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO RECEIVE COMPLAINTS AND INVESTIGATE INCIDENTS OF DAMAGE OR INJURIES CAUSED BY ENERGY PROJECTORIES AND TO RESPOND ACCORDINGLY.
(H ) 2/13/2008 - Referred to EEP, referral sheet 24 NISHIMOTO (BR) EEP
HCR71 HD2
Department of Education; School Bus Seat Belt Use
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO STUDY SCHOOL BUS SEAT BELT POLICIES AND COMPILE DATA RELATING TO SCHOOL BUS SAFETY AND TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE WITH RECOMMENDATIONS.
(H ) 4/25/2008 - Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 721). LEE, GREEN, Carroll, Chang, Ito, Karamatsu, Magaoay, Morita, Shimabukuro, Souki, Takamine, Takumi, Tsuji, Yamane, Yamashita EDU  HR62
HCR72
Land Use Policies; Mitigation of Hazards
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO DESIGNATE A STATE AGENCY TO DEVELOP A STATEWIDE LAND USE STRATEGY TO MITIGATE POTENTIAL HAZARDS CAUSED BY CATASTROPHIC DISASTERS.
(S ) 4/10/2008 - Referred to WTL/IGM. HERKES WTL/IGM
HCR73 HD1
Federal funding for Medicaid and QUEST
REQUESTING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO RECOMMEND TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FUNDING REFORMS FOR HAWAII'S MEDICAID AND QUEST PROGRAMS.
(H ) 4/1/2008 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Nakasone, Sonson, Takai excused. EVANS HSH/HLT, FIN
HCR74
Level II Shelters
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO DEVELOP A STRATEGIC PLAN, IN CONSULTATION WITH APPROPRIATE STATE AND COUNTY AGENCIES, TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF LEVEL II SHELTERS AVAILABLE IN AN EMERGENCY TO INDIVIDUALS WITH LEVEL II DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL HEALTH NEEDS IN THE STATE.
(H ) 2/14/2008 - Referred to PSM, FIN, referral sheet 25 EVANS PSM, FIN
HCR75 HD1
Food Readiness and Food Security Working Group; Report
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO ESTABLISH A WORKING GROUP TO EVALUATE HAWAII'S FOOD READINESS AND FOOD SECURITY IN RESPONSE TO NATURAL OR MAN-MADE DISASTERS.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to AHW/IGM. EVANS AHW/IGM
HCR76
Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority; Renewable Energy
REQUESTING THE NATURAL ENERGY LABORATORY OF HAWAII AUTHORITY TO DEVELOP A STRATEGY TO FULLY TRANSITION ITS FACILITY TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to EDT/ENE. EVANS EDT/ENE
HCR77
Continuity of Government During Emergencies; Reports
REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, THE SENATE, AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO STUDY ISSUES RELATING TO THE CONTINUATION OF STATE GOVERNMENT DURING AN EMERGENCY.
(H ) 2/15/2008 - Referred to PSM, LMG, referral sheet 26 EVANS PSM, LMG
HCR78
LRB; Appointment of Director
CALLING FOR A JOINT SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE FOR THE PURPOSE OF APPOINTING THE DIRECTOR OF THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU.
(H ) 2/15/2008 - Referred to LMG, referral sheet 26 MAGAOAY, MIZUNO, B. OSHIRO, TOKIOKA LMG
HCR79
Department of Homeland Security; rule amendments; oppose
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION, TO RECONSIDER THE PROPOSED RULE AMENDMENT USCBP-2007-0098, HAWAII COASTWISE CRUISES.
(H ) 2/15/2008 - Referred to TAC/PSM, referral sheet 26 FINNEGAN, CHING, MARUMOTO, MEYER, PINE, THIELEN, WARD TAC/PSM  hcr79
HCR80
Pahoa High & Intermediate; Gymnasium Name Change to Helene H. Hale Gymnasium
REQUESTING THAT PAHOA HIGH AND INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DEDICATE ITS GYMNASIUM IN HONOR OF FORMER REPRESENTATIVE HELENE H. HALE, BY CHANGING THE NAME OF THE GYMNASIUM TO "HELENE H. HALE GYMNASIUM."
(H ) 2/15/2008 - Referred to EDN, referral sheet 26 HANOHANO, BERG, CABANILLA, CARROLL, CHANG, CHING, EVANS, FINNEGAN, GREEN, HERKES, LEE, LUKE, MARUMOTO, MEYER, MORITA, TAKUMI, THIELEN, TSUJI, Takamine EDN
HCR81 HD1
Scots; Heritage; Tartan Day in Hawaii
SUPPORTING THE DESIGNATION OF APRIL 6TH OF EVERY YEAR AS TARTAN DAY IN HAWAII.
(H ) 4/21/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. CALDWELL, EVANS, HERKES, MCKELVEY EDT
HCR82
Beaches; Beach Clean Up; Beach Maintenance; HTA; DBEDT
ENCOURAGING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY AND THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO DEDICATE FUNDS TO KEEP HAWAII'S BEACHES CLEAN AND SUSTAINABLE.
(H ) 2/20/2008 - Referred to TAC, FIN, referral sheet 28 MORITA TAC, FIN  HR66
HCR83 HD1
State Payroll; Efficiency Study
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES STUDY AND EVALUATE ALTERNATIVE METHODS OF UPGRADING THE STATE’S PAYROLL AND PERSONNEL SYSTEMS.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to JDL/WAM. HANOHANO (BR) JDL/WAM  HR67
HCR84
Domestic Harmony Awareness Month
URGING THE GOVERNOR TO DECLARE NOVEMBER 2008 AS DOMESTIC HARMONY AWARENESS MONTH.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to TAC, referral sheet 30 HANOHANO (BR) TAC  HR68
HCR85
2008 Democratic National Convention; Superdelegates
URGING HAWAII'S SUPERDELEGATES TO THE 2008 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION TO REFLECT THE APPROXIMATE RATIO OF EACH PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE'S SHARE OF VOTES AT THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF HAWAII'S PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE POLL ON FEBRUARY 19, 2008.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to JUD, referral sheet 30 BROWER, AWANA, BELATTI, CARROLL, CHONG, GREEN, HERKES, MAGAOAY, MANAHAN, MIZUNO, M. OSHIRO, B. OSHIRO, SAY, SONSON, TAKAI, Berg, Bertram, Chang, Evans, Hanohano, Ito, Karamatsu, McKelvey, Morita, Rhoads, Sagum, Shimabukuro, Takamine, Takumi, Tokioka, Waters, Yamane, Yamashita JUD  HR69
HCR86
Compact Fluorescent Lighting; Department of Education
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO REPLACE ALL INCANDESCENT BULBS WITH COMPACT FLUORESCENT LIGHTING.
(H ) 3/19/2008 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on EEP with none voting no and Nakasone excused. TAKUMI EDN, EEP  HR70
HCR87
Children Born to Military During Foreign Deployment; Immigration
STRONGLY URGING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT LEGISLATION TO CONFER PRIORITY STATUS TO CHILDREN BORN TO DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PERSONNEL AND FOREIGN WOMEN DURING AND UP TO NINE MONTHS AFTER DEPLOYMENT IN ORDER TO FACILITATE AND EXPEDITE THE IMMIGRATION OF THESE CHILDREN AND WOMEN TO THE UNITED STATES.
(S ) 3/31/2008 - Referred to IGM/TIA. TAKUMI IGM/TIA  HR71SCR171
HCR88
Commemorating Queen Liliuokalani's Birthday
RECOGNIZING AND ACKNOWLEDGING SEPTEMBER 2ND OF EVERY YEAR AS QUEEN LILIU`OKALANI’S BIRTHDAY IN THE STATE OF HAWAII, A NON-STATE HOLIDAY, AND COMMEMORATING QUEEN LILIU`OKALANI FOR HER OUTSTANDING COURAGE AND DEDICATION TO HER PEOPLE IN THE FACE OF OPPRESSION.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to TAC/WLH, referral sheet 30 BERG, BROWER, EVANS, HANOHANO, KARAMATSU, TAKUMI, Ching TAC/WLH  HR72
HCR89
Sunrise Review; Interior Designers
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A SUNRISE REVIEW OF LICENSURE OF INTERIOR DESIGNERS.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to EDB, LMG, referral sheet 30 LUKE EDB, LMG
HCR90
Korea-United States Free Trade Agreement
URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO SUPPORT THE KOREA-UNITED STATES FREE TRADE AGREEMENT.
(H ) 4/1/2008 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on EDB with Representative(s) Belatti, Berg, Morita, Takamine, Takumi voting no and Representative(s) Nakasone, Sonson, Takai excused. LUKE, CABANILLA, Har INT, EDB
HCR91
Kalihi Streets; City and County of Honolulu Feasibility Study
REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR THE REPAIR AND REPAVING OF SIDE STREETS ALONG KALIHI STREET.
(S ) 4/2/2008 - Re-Referred to TIA. MIZUNO, AWANA, BROWER, HANOHANO TIA  HR73
HCR92
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM MONTH IN HAWAII
RECOGNIZING JULY AS RELIGIOUS FREEDOM MONTH IN HAWAII.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to TAC, JUD, referral sheet 30 MIZUNO, AWANA TAC, JUD  HR74
HCR93 HD1 SD1
Domestic Violence; Purple Ribbon and Purple Arm Band Campaign
ENCOURAGING PARTICIPATION IN THE STATEWIDE PURPLE RIBBON AND PURPLE ARM BAND CAMPAIGN AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
(S ) 4/24/2008 - Received notice of House Agreement and Adoption in House (Hse. Com. No. 798). MIZUNO, AWANA, BROWER, GREEN, HANOHANO, Belatti, Caldwell, Magaoay, Meyer, Waters HSP  HR75SCR63
HCR94
Urging the State and counties to increase recycling, encourage the growth of innovative recycling industries, and procure recycled products.
URGING THE STATE AND COUNTIES TO INCREASE RECYCLING, ENCOURAGE THE GROWTH OF INNOVATIVE RECYCLING INDUSTRIES, AND PROCURE RECYCLED PRODUCTS.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to EEP, FIN, referral sheet 30 MIZUNO, AWANA, BROWER, HANOHANO, MAGAOAY, MEYER EEP, FIN  HR76
HCR95 HD1
Care Homes and Foster Family Homes; Study and Cost Review
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO CONDUCT A COMPREHENSIVE STUDY AND COST REVIEW OF CERTAIN CARE HOME SERVICES IN HAWAII.
(H ) 3/18/2008 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Bertram, Brower, Nakasone, Shimabukuro, Sonson, Ward excused. MIZUNO, AWANA, HANOHANO, MAGAOAY, Brower HSH/HLT, FIN  HR77
HCR96
ORGAN DONATION AWARENESS
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO COLLABORATE WITH THE ORGAN DONOR CENTER OF HAWAII TO INCREASE AWARENESS OF THE BENEFITS OF ORGAN AND TISSUE DONATION IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to HLT/EDN, referral sheet 30 MIZUNO, AWANA, BROWER, HANOHANO, MAGAOAY HLT/EDN  HR78
HCR97
Language Access Month
URGING THE LEGISLATURE TO DECLARE SEPTEMBER AS LANGUAGE ACCESS MONTH.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to HSH, referral sheet 30 MIZUNO, HANOHANO, MAGAOAY HSH  HR79SCR64
HCR98
Smoking; Medicaid Covered Counseling
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO COLLECT DATA AND REPORT HOW COUNSELING COVERAGE COULD BE PROVIDED TO ALL MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES WISHING TO QUIT SMOKING.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. MIZUNO, AWANA, HANOHANO, MAGAOAY, Brower HSH/HLT, FIN  HR80SCR65
HCR99
QUEST-ACE Public Awareness Campaign; DHS
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONDUCT A PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN FOR THE QUEST-ACE HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to HSH, FIN, referral sheet 30 MIZUNO, AWANA, BROWER, HANOHANO, MAGAOAY HSH, FIN  HR81SCR62
HCR100
Armed Forces; Military Families and Children; Nonprofit Support
RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THOSE WHO PROVIDE SUPPORT TO THE FAMILIES OF DEPLOYED MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to PSM, referral sheet 30 MIZUNO, AWANA, BROWER, HANOHANO, MAGAOAY PSM  HR82
HCR101
Equity in Athletics and Education; Congresswoman Patsy Takemoto Mink
RECOGNIZING PATSY TAKEMOTO MINK FOR CHAMPIONING THE CAUSE OF EQUITY IN ATHLETICS AND EDUCATION ON BEHALF OF ALL WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES.
(S ) 4/2/2008 - Received from House (Hse. Com. No. 430). MIZUNO HED  HR83
HCR102
County Zoning; Wetland and Tidal Areas
URGING EACH COUNTY NOT TO ISSUE ANY PERMIT OR SPECIAL PERMIT FOR ANY RESIDENTIAL OR COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT OF ANY WETLAND OR TIDAL AREA WITHIN ONE HUNDRED FEET OF THE SHORELINE UNLESS THE COUNTY FIRST SOLICITS PUBLIC INPUT AT A PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to WLH, referral sheet 30 CARROLL, HANOHANO, MANAHAN, Chong, Har, Karamatsu, Magaoay, Sagum WLH  HR84
HCR103
State-Province Affiliation; Negros Oriental Province
APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A STATE-PROVINCE AFFILIATION BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE PROVINCE OF NEGROS ORIENTAL OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to TIA. MIZUNO, AWANA, BROWER, CABANILLA, MEYER TIA  HR85
HCR104
Korea; Visa Waiver Program
URGING THE PRESIDENT, THE SECRETARY OF STATE, AND THE SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECURITY TO INCLUDE THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA IN THE VISA WAIVER PROGRAM.
(H ) 3/28/2008 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on TAC with none voting no and Finnegan, Magaoay, McKelvey, Nakasone, Pine, Sagum, Thielen excused. CABANILLA INT, TAC  HR86
HCR105 HD1
Hawaii Regulation of Air Carriers; Federal Legislation; Monopoly
STRONGLY URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT FEDERAL LEGISLATION TO ALLOW HAWAII TO REGULATE AIR CARRIERS OPERATING BETWEEN ISLANDS IN THE STATE UNDER THE HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to TIA/IGM. CABANILLA TIA/IGM  HR87
HCR106 HD1
Smoking; State Correctional Facilities
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO DEVELOP A PLAN FOR A COMPLETE BAN ON SMOKING IN ALL STATE CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES BY 2011.
(S ) 3/31/2008 - Referred to PBS/HSP. BROWER, CABANILLA, CALDWELL, HANOHANO, HERKES, LEE, MIZUNO, RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, WAKAI, Awana, Chong, Ito, Karamatsu, Magaoay, Tsuji PBS/HSP  HR88
HCR107
Grocery Cart Proliferation Reduction
REQUESTING THE MAYOR OF HONOLULU, COUNTY REFUSE DIVISION, AND ALL OTHER RELEVANT STAKEHOLDERS TO TAKE ALL NECESSARY MEASURES TO CURTAIL THE PROLIFERATION OF GROCERY CART SETTLEMENTS.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to EEP, EDB, referral sheet 30 CABANILLA (BR) EEP, EDB  HR89
HCR108
Toxic Chemicals in Food and Products
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO INVESTIGATE THE RISKS INVOLVED IN THE USE AND CONSUMPTION OF PHTHALATES, BISPHENOL-A, AND ASPARTAME IN CONSUMER PRODUCTS, ESPECIALLY BY YOUNG CHILDREN.
(H ) 3/17/2008 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on CPC/HED with Representative(s) Awana, Cabanilla, Rhoads, Tokioka voting no and Representative(s) Belatti, McKelvey, Nakasone, Takumi excused. GREEN, MIZUNO HLT, CPC/HED  hr90
HCR109

REQUESTING CONGRESS AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO ENACT THE FILIPINO AMERICAN VETERANS EQUITY ACT OF 2007, OR SIMILAR LEGISLATION PROVIDING VETERANS BENEFITS TO FILIPINO VETERANS WHO SERVED OUR NATION IN WORLD WAR II.
(S ) 4/3/2008 - Referred to IGM. MIZUNO, AWANA, HANOHANO, MAGAOAY, Sagum, Tokioka IGM  HR91
HCR110
October 2008; Domestic Violence Awareness Month
RECOGNIZING OCTOBER 2008 AS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to HSH, referral sheet 30 MIZUNO, AWANA, LEE, MAGAOAY, Sagum HSH  HR92
HCR111 HD1 SD1
Public Housing Tenants; Transition into Permanent Housing
URGING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO SUPPORT LEGISLATIVE INCENTIVES FOR PUBLIC HOUSING TENANTS TO TRANSITION INTO PERMANENT HOUSING.
(S ) 4/16/2008 - Received notice of House Agreement and Adoption in House (Hse. Com. No. 742). AWANA, BROWER, HANOHANO, MIZUNO, SHIMABUKURO, SONSON, Rhoads HSP/IGM  HR93
HCR112
Public Land; Kanoelehua Industrial Park
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO PREPARE A COORDINATED, COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO ADDRESS THE NEEDS AND CONCERNS OF THE LESSEES FACING EVICTION UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE LEASES AT THE KANOELEHUA INDUSTRIAL PARK.
(H ) 4/25/2008 - Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 719). CHANG, AWANA, BROWER, EVANS, GREEN, HANOHANO, HERKES, ITO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, SAGUM, TSUJI, WAKAI, WATERS, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Belatti, Carroll, Takamine WTL  HR95
HCR113 HD2
Islands of Polynesia; Relationship
REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII AND THE ISLANDS OF POLYNESIA.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to TIA. AWANA, CARROLL, HANOHANO, MEYER, MIZUNO, RHOADS, SAGUM, SHIMABUKURO, WARD TIA  HR96
HCR114 SD1
Lualualei Naval Magazine; Emergency Shelters
REQUESTING THE CIVIL DEFENSE DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ALLOWING THE FACILITIES AT LUALUALEI, WHICH ARE OWNED BY THE UNITED STATES NAVY, TO BE USED AS AN EMERGENCY SHELTER FOR CIVILIANS.
(S ) 4/22/2008 - Received notice of House Agreement and Adoption in House (Hse. Com. No. 763). AWANA, BROWER, EVANS, HANOHANO, MAGAOAY, MANAHAN, MIZUNO, Sagum, Shimabukuro, Tokioka IGM  HR97
HCR115
Requesting the department of design and construction of the city and county of honolulu to conduct a study on the repairing and repaving of surface streets along farrington highway in leeward oahu.
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE REPAIRING AND REPAVING OF SURFACE STREETS ALONG FARRINGTON HIGHWAY IN LEEWARD OAHU.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to TIA/IGM. AWANA, HANOHANO, MIZUNO, SHIMABUKURO, Evans, Sagum TIA/IGM  HR98
HCR116 SD1
Hawaii Agricultural Information Center
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AGRICULTURAL DIAGNOSTIC SERVICE CENTER, IN CONSULTATION WITH OTHER PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ENTITIES, TO CONDUCT A SURVEY OF THE INFORMATION NEEDS OF HAWAII'S AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY, AND ASSESS WHETHER THE HAWAII AGRICULTURE INFORMATION CENTER CAN MEET THOSE NEEDS.
(S ) 4/23/2008 - Received notice of House Agreement and Adoption in House (Hse. Com. No. 790). TSUJI, BROWER, CHANG, Chong, Herkes, Wakai, Yamane, Yamashita EDU/AHW  HR99
HCR117 SD1
Hanapepe Salt Ponds Resource Management Plan
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, LAND DIVISION, TO ASSEMBLE VARIOUS STATE, COUNTY, AND COMMUNITY AGENCIES TO MEET AND DEVELOP A HANAPEPE SALT POND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PLAN.
(S ) 4/21/2008 - Received notice of House Agreement and Adoption in House (Hse. Com. No. 753). SAGUM, CHONG, MAGAOAY, MIZUNO, MORITA, TOKIOKA, Ito WTL
HCR118
Condominiums; Emergency Preparedness
URGING ASSOCIATIONS OF APARTMENT OWNERS AND CONDOMINIUM UNIT OWNERS' ASSOCIATIONS IN THE STATE TO DEVELOP EMERGENCY AND EVACUATION PLANS FOR RESIDENTS, INCLUDING PROVISIONS FOR SENIORS AND RESIDENTS WITH SPECIAL HEALTH NEEDS.
(H ) 4/9/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. LEE, AWANA, BROWER, EVANS, MAGAOAY, MIZUNO, YAMANE, Berg, Carroll, Chang, Chong, Herkes, Ito, Karamatsu, Shimabukuro, Takamine, Tsuji HSH/HLT, CPC  HR100
HCR119
University of Hawaii; Public Health
URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO BEGIN REBUILDING THE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH BY 2012.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to EDU/HTH. LEE, AWANA, CHANG, EVANS, ITO, MAGAOAY, MIZUNO, SHIMABUKURO, YAMANE, Brower, Carroll, Chong, Herkes, Takamine, Tsuji EDU/HTH  HR101
HCR120 HD1
Universal Design Principles; Real Estate Marketing.
RECOMMENDING THAT REALTORS PROMOTE THE PRINCIPLES OF UNIVERSAL DESIGN.
(S ) 3/31/2008 - Referred to CPH. LEE, BROWER, Awana, Chang, Herkes, Ito, Karamatsu, Magaoay, Shimabukuro, Takamine, Tsuji CPH  HR102
HCR121
Universal Design Principles; Real Estate Development.
ENCOURAGING REAL ESTATE DEVELOPERS, DESIGNERS, AND ARCHITECTS IN HAWAII TO INCORPORATE UNIVERSAL DESIGN PRINCIPLES INTO THE DESIGN OF THEIR REAL ESTATE PROJECTS.
(S ) 4/10/2008 - Referred to CPH. LEE, BROWER, Awana, Chang, Herkes, Ito, Karamatsu, Shimabukuro, Takamine CPH  HR103
HCR122 HD1
Hawaiian Language; Hawaii State Teacher Standards
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO PROVIDE CURRENT PUBLIC SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS AND FACULTY WITH COURSES IN HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE INSTRUCTION, AND TO INCORPORATE THESE COURSES INTO THE DEPARTMENT'S PREFERENCES FOR EMPLOYMENT AND CONDITIONS FOR TEACHER LICENSURE.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on WLH as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Ching, Nakasone, M. Oshiro, Pine, Saiki, Takamine excused. BERG, AWANA, CARROLL, HANOHANO EDN, WLH  HR104
HCR123 HD1
HTSB; Accountability Study
REQUESTING A STUDY ON THE APPROPRIATE ACCOUNTABILITY STRUCTURE FOR THE HAWAII TEACHER STANDARDS BOARD.
(H ) 3/19/2008 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Nakasone excused. BERG, AWANA, CARROLL, HANOHANO, Takumi EDN, FIN
HCR124 HD1
Construction
REQUESTING A STUDY ON CONSTRUCTION.
(S ) 4/4/2008 - Referred to EDT/TSG. SONSON EDT/TSG  HR106
HCR125 HD1
Condominium Leasehold Expirations; Affordable Housing; Auditor
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO EXAMINE UPCOMING CONDOMINIUM LEASEHOLD EXPIRATIONS AND THEIR IMPACT ON THE AVAILABILITY OF REPLACEMENT AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR HAWAII RESIDENTS.
(H ) 4/24/2008 - Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 709). BROWER, AWANA, BERTRAM, CABANILLA, CHING, FINNEGAN, GREEN, HANOHANO, ITO, KARAMATSU, LEE, LUKE, MAGAOAY, MANAHAN, MARUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MEYER, MIZUNO, MORITA, NISHIMOTO, B. OSHIRO, M. OSHIRO, SAGUM, SAY, SHIMABUKURO, TAKAI, THIELEN, TSUJI, WAKAI, WARD, YAMANE, Belatti, Berg, Carroll, Chang, Chong, Evans, Har, Herkes, Nakasone, Pine, Rhoads, Saiki, Sonson, Souki, Takamine, Takumi, Tokioka, Waters, Yamashita CPH  HR107
HCR126 HD1 SD1
Anger Management; BOE Programs
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO JOINTLY STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF INTEGRATING REHABILITATION PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS WITH ANGER PROBLEMS.
(S ) 4/23/2008 - Received notice of House Agreement and Adoption in House (Hse. Com. No. 790). TAKAMINE, CHANG, EVANS, HERKES, TSUJI EDU/HTH  HR108
HCR127
World Ocean Day; June 8th
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO PROCLAIM JUNE 8TH OF EVERY YEAR AS WORLD OCEAN DAY.
(H ) 3/6/2008 - Referred to WLH/EEP, referral sheet 32 BERG WLH/EEP  HR109
HCR128 HD1
COFA; Assistance; Support
SUPPORTING ASSISTANCE FOR PERSONS PRESENT IN THE UNITED STATES UNDER THE COMPACTS OF FREE ASSOCIATION.
(S ) 4/2/2008 - Referred to TIA/IGM. WAKAI, BROWER, MANAHAN, MCKELVEY, WARD, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Chong TIA/IGM  HR110
HCR129
TB Screening & Treatment; Public Housing
REQUESTING TUBERCULOSIS SCREENING AND TREATMENT FOR RESIDENTS OF PUBLIC HOUSING AND EMERGENCY TRANSITIONAL SHELTER HOUSING.
(H ) 3/6/2008 - Referred to HLT/HSH, FIN, referral sheet 32 WAKAI, BROWER, MANAHAN, MCKELVEY, PINE, WARD, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Chong HLT/HSH, FIN  HR111
HCR130 HD1
Compact of Free Association; UH Enrollment Caps
RESPECTFULLY REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII BOARD OF REGENTS TO REMOVE ENROLLMENT CAP RESTRICTIONS ON STUDENT APPLICANTS FROM NATIONS THAT ENTERED INTO A COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION WITH THE UNITED STATES.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to EDU/TIA. CABANILLA EDU/TIA  HR112
HCR131
Acute Care and Long-term Care Facilities Inventory
REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF HEALTH TO CONVENE AND FACILITATE A BLUE RIBBON PANEL TO PERFORM A COMPREHENSIVE INVENTORY OF ALL OF HAWAII'S ACUTE CARE AND LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR NECESSARY EXPANSION OF SUCH FACILITIES FOR THE STATE BETWEEN NOW AND THE YEAR 2020.
(H ) 3/19/2008 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no and Nakasone excused. GREEN HLT/HSH, FIN  HR113
HCR132
Aspartame; Work Group
REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF HEALTH TO FORM A WORK GROUP TO EXPLORE THE NEED TO BAN OR BETTER LABEL PRODUCTS CONTAINING THE ARTIFICIAL SWEETENER ASPARTAME.
(H ) 3/17/2008 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on EDB/CPC with Representative(s) Awana, Cabanilla, Rhoads, Tokioka voting no and Representative(s) Belatti, McKelvey, Nakasone, Takumi excused. GREEN HLT, EDB/CPC  HR114
HCR133
Task force; eyewitness identification; biological evidence
REQUESTING A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW AND REPORT ON IMPROVING EYEWITNESS IDENTIFICATION AND BIOLOGICAL EVIDENCE PROCEDURES.
(H ) 3/6/2008 - Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 33 BERTRAM, Evans, Souki JUD, FIN  HR115
HCR134
Marine-protected areas; Report
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO DETERMINE ADDITIONAL AREAS OF STATE WATERS TO BE APPROPRIATELY DESIGNATED AS MARINE-PROTECTED AREAS.
(H ) 3/6/2008 - Referred to WLH, referral sheet 33 BERTRAM, MORITA, Chong, Souki WLH  HR116
HCR135
Department of Education; Shaded Play Areas
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCLUDE SHADED PLAY AREAS IN PLANS FOR ALL NEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS AND TO ESTABLISH AND PHASE IN A PLAN TO PROVIDE SHADED PLAY AREAS ON THE GROUNDS OF ALL EXISTING ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS BY 2011.
(H ) 3/6/2008 - Referred to EDN, referral sheet 33 BERTRAM, MCKELVEY, Awana, Carroll, Mizuno, Souki, Yamashita EDN
HCR136 HD1
Resource Conservation; Inmate Conservation Corps Pilot Program
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE INMATE CONSERVATION CORPS PILOT PROGRAM.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to WTL/PBS. EVANS WTL/PBS  HR117
HCR137
Maintenance of the Korean and Vietnam Memorial
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO MAINTAIN AND CLEAN THE KOREAN AND VIETNAM MEMORIAL ON THE GROUNDS OF THE HAWAII STATE CAPITOL.
(S ) 4/10/2008 - Referred to IGM/PBS. EVANS IGM/PBS  HR118
HCR138 HD2 SD1
Health; Telemedicine
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE'S TELEHEALTH RESEARCH INSTITUTE TO FORM A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW THE POTENTIAL EXPANSION OF THE CURRENT PRACTICES AND EQUIPMENT OF HAWAII'S TELEMEDICINE SYSTEM.
(S ) 5/1/2008 - Received notice of House Agreement and Adoption in House (Hse. Com. No. 822). EVANS HTH/EDU  HR119
HCR139
Disaster Preparedness and Response
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO FORM A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW THE STATE'S CAPACITY FOR DISASTER PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE AND THE ADEQUACY OF FUNDING SOURCES.
(H ) 3/6/2008 - Referred to PSM, FIN, referral sheet 33 EVANS PSM, FIN
HCR140
Mopeds; task force
CALLING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TASK FORCE TO STUDY HOW MOPEDS CAN BE MADE SAFER, QUIETER, AND LESS LIKELY TO BE USED FOR ILLEGAL PURPOSES.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CHING, BROWER, MARUMOTO, MEYER, TAKAI, WARD, Awana, Ito, Magaoay, Morita, Pine, Shimabukuro, Souki, Takumi TRN, FIN  HR120
HCR141 HD1
Solid Waste; Recycling; Schools
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES PUBLIC POLICY CENTER TO FORM A TASK FORCE TO EVALUATE ESTABLISHING COMPREHENSIVE RECYCLING PROGRAMS IN SCHOOLS.
(H ) 3/19/2008 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on EEP as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Nakasone excused. THIELEN, TAKUMI EDN, EEP
HCR142
UH; Taro; Identify Bioengineered Organisms; Genetic Markers
HONORING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII FOR ITS RESPECTFUL ACTIONS TO ASSIGN ITS THREE PATENTS ON TARO TO THE GREATER NATIVE HAWAIIAN COMMUNITY AND SUPPORTING STATE FUNDING FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO FURTHER RESEARCH AND DEVELOP A MEANS TO IDENTIFY GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS.
(H ) 3/10/2008 - Referred to HED, AGR/WLH, referral sheet 39 BERTRAM, Chang, Magaoay, Shimabukuro HED, AGR/WLH  HR121
HCR143
Water; Task Force; Rainwater Catchment and Storage Systems
REQUESTING THE COMMISSION ON WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP A PROGRAM TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF RAINWATER CATCHMENT AND STORAGE SYSTEMS STATEWIDE.
(H ) 3/10/2008 - Referred to WLH, referral sheet 39 BERTRAM, BROWER, SHIMABUKURO, Ito, Magaoay, Morita, Tsuji WLH  HR122
HCR144
Deposit Beverage Container Program; Redemption Centers
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON THE IMPACTS OF LOCATING A REDEMPTION CENTER OR REVERSE VENDING MACHINES ON THE PREMISES OF EVERY DEALER THAT SELLS DEPOSIT BEVERAGES.
(H ) 3/10/2008 - Referred to EEP, EDB, referral sheet 39 BERTRAM, Brower, Magaoay, Morita, Rhoads, Shimabukuro, Tsuji EEP, EDB  HR123
HCR145
State Buildings; Energy Efficiency
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON REQUIRING RENOVATIONS TO STATE BUILDINGS TO MEET LEADERSHIP IN ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN STANDARDS.
(H ) 3/10/2008 - Referred to EEP, FIN, referral sheet 39 THIELEN, CHANG, GREEN, TSUJI, Herkes EEP, FIN  HR124
HCR146 HD1
HMSA Investigation; Insurance Commissioner.
URGING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO INITIATE AN INVESTIGATION AND CORPORATE AUDIT OF THE HAWAII MEDICAL SERVICES ASSOCIATION'S PRACTICE OF MAINTAINING AN EXCESSIVE SURPLUS, PROVIDING LARGE BONUSES TO STAFF, AND REIMBURSEMENT PATTERNS OVER THE PAST TEN YEARS TO DETERMINE IF THE CHARITABLE RETURN TO THE COMMUNITY JUSTIFIES ITS NONPROFIT STATUS.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. GREEN, AWANA, BERTRAM, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, Rhoads HLT, CPC/JUD  HR125
HCR147 HD1 SD1
Smoke Detectors for Low-income Families in Hawaii
SUPPORTING THE INSTALLATION AND USE OF SMOKE DETECTORS IN EVERY HAWAII HOME BY 2010.
(S ) 4/23/2008 - Received notice of House Agreement and Adoption in House (Hse. Com. No. 790). EVANS, HAR, MCKELVEY, YAMANE IGM  HR126
HCR148
Doctors Letters; Insurance Coverage
URGING HAWAII'S HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR FEES CHARGED FOR LETTERS PROVIDED BY A PHYSICIAN AS VERIFICATION OF A PATIENT'S DISABILITY OR OTHER CONDITION FOR WHICH SUBSTANTIATION IS NECESSARY.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on CPC with none voting no and Cabanilla, Carroll, Chang, Evans, Nakasone, Tokioka excused. SHIMABUKURO HLT, CPC  HR127SCR80SR45
HCR149 HD1
Hawaii Public Housing Authority; Request for Proposals
URGING THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY TO ISSUE A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS TO FORM A PUBLIC/PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP TO RENOVATE THE STATE'S PUBLIC HOUSING INVENTORY.
(H ) 3/28/2008 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Finnegan, Magaoay, McKelvey, Nakasone, Pine, Sagum, Thielen excused. SHIMABUKURO HSH, FIN  SCR61
HCR150 HD1
LRB Study on State Deaf and Hard of Hearing Facility
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO STUDY THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A COMPREHENSIVE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION CENTER FOR DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING INDIVIDUALS.
(S ) 4/23/2008 - Report adopted, referred to WAM. SHIMABUKURO HSP, WAM  SCR37
HCR151
State and county environmental assessment process exemption for easements and right-of-ways.
REQUESTING THE ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT PROCESS FOR STATE AND COUNTY ACTIONS RELATING TO EASEMENTS AND RIGHT-OF-WAYS.
(H ) 3/10/2008 - Referred to EEP, JUD, referral sheet 39 HERKES EEP, JUD
HCR152
Auditor
REQUESTING A HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT.
(H ) 3/10/2008 - Referred to HLT, CPC, LMG, referral sheet 39 HERKES HLT, CPC, LMG
HCR153
Phthalates and Bisphenol-A Study; Department of Health
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO STUDY THE USE AND SAFETY OF CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS AND TOYS CONTAINING PHTHALATES AND BISPHENOL-A.
(H ) 3/10/2008 - Referred to HLT, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 39 HERKES HLT, CPC, FIN
HCR154
Dentists; False Advertising
URGING THE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS, IN ADOPTING PROPOSED RULES RELATING TO FALSE OR MISLEADING ADVERTISING BY DENTISTS, TO CONSIDER WHETHER FURTHER GUIDELINES SHOULD BE ADOPTED TO SPECIFY THE TYPES OF ADVERTISING THAT ARE PROHIBITED.
(H ) 3/10/2008 - Referred to HLT, CPC, referral sheet 39 HERKES HLT, CPC
HCR155
Piilani Highway; Bicycle Path; Study to Determine Costs
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO DETERMINE THE EXACT COSTS OF PLANS, DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, AND OTHER NECESSARY EXPENDITURES FOR AN OFF-ROAD BICYCLE PATH ADJACENT TO PIILANI HIGHWAY ON MAUI.
(H ) 3/10/2008 - Referred to TRN, FIN, referral sheet 39 BERTRAM, CARROLL, EVANS, NISHIMOTO, RHOADS, Brower, McKelvey, Shimabukuro TRN, FIN  HR128
HCR156
Pono Plus After School Program
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO STUDY THE PONO PLUS AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM.
(H ) 3/10/2008 - Referred to EDN, FIN, referral sheet 39 BERTRAM, CHING, Brower, Carroll, Evans, McKelvey, Rhoads, Shimabukuro, Takumi EDN, FIN  HR129
HCR157
UH-Hilo; Graduate Degree Program; Cultural Resource Management
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO DRAFT A FIVE-YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN FOR A GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAM IN CULTURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO.
(H ) 3/31/2008 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no and McKelvey, Nakasone, Takai excused. CHANG, BERTRAM, BROWER, HANOHANO, HERKES, KARAMATSU, MAGAOAY, NISHIMOTO, SHIMABUKURO, TAKAI, TSUJI, WAKAI, Takamine, Takumi HED, WLH, FIN  HR130
HCR158 HD1
Nonresident Student Enrollment; Campus Ceilings
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII BOARD OF REGENTS TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY AND BENEFITS OF ALLOWING THE CAMPUS CEILING FOR NONRESIDENT ENROLLMENTS TO BE SET ON A CAMPUS-BY-CAMPUS BASIS, OR ALTERNATIVELY, OF LIFTING THE CEILINGS.
(S ) 4/18/2008 - The committee on EDU deferred the measure. CHANG, KARAMATSU, MAGAOAY, SHIMABUKURO, TSUJI, Berg, Bertram, Nishimoto, Takamine, Wakai EDU  HR131
HCR159
Concussion Prevention and Awareness
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, IN CONSULTATION WITH MEDICAL AND BRAIN INJURY EXPERTS, TO WORK WITH THE ATHLETIC COMMUNITY TO DEVELOP A STATEWIDE CONCUSSION PREVENTION AND AWARENESS PROGRAM FOR YOUNG ATHLETES.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. LEE, AWANA, CARROLL, CHANG, GREEN, HERKES, ITO, MANAHAN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORITA, NISHIMOTO, M. OSHIRO, SAGUM, TOKIOKA, WATERS, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Belatti, Takumi EDN/HED, HLT  HR132
HCR160
Women; Equal Pay
RECOGNIZING THE FOURTH TUESDAY IN APRIL AS EQUAL PAY DAY IN HAWAII, AND URGING CONGRESS TO SUPPORT LEGISLATION TO PROVIDE MORE EFFECTIVE REMEDIES FOR VICTIMS OF WAGE DISCRIMINATION BASED ON GENDER.
(S ) 3/31/2008 - Referred to JDL/IGM. AWANA, EVANS, HAR, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, SONSON, SOUKI, TAKUMI, Takamine JDL/IGM  HR133
HCR161
Special Education; Rights of Parents
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ENSURE RECOGNITION OF CERTAIN RIGHTS OF PARENTS OF CHILDREN WHO HAVE BEEN REFERRED FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES.
(H ) 3/10/2008 - Referred to EDN/JUD, FIN, referral sheet 39 AWANA, CHANG, MIZUNO, SHIMABUKURO, TAKAI, TAKUMI, Takamine EDN/JUD, FIN  HR134
HCR162
ESEA; IDEA; Full Funding
URGING CONGRESS TO PASS LEGISLATION REQUIRING FULL FUNDING OF THE ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT OF 1965 AND THE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no and Cabanilla, Carroll, Chang, Evans, Nakasone, Tokioka excused. AWANA, BERG, CHANG, MIZUNO, SHIMABUKURO, TAKAI, TAKUMI, Takamine EDN/HED, FIN  HR135
HCR163
Center on Social Work; Establishment; UH Manoa
SUPPORTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CENTER ON SOCIAL WORK AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - The committees on HED recommend that the measure be HELD. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) Chang, Bertram, Nishimoto, Saiki, Shimabukuro, Takai, Takamine, Wakai, Ching, Finnegan; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Berg, Cabanilla, Takumi. CHANG, BERTRAM, BROWER, HERKES, KARAMATSU, MAGAOAY, MIZUNO, SAGUM, SHIMABUKURO, TAKAI, TSUJI, Berg, Cabanilla, Takamine, Takumi, Wakai HED, HSH, FIN  HR136
HCR164
Requesting the Auditor to Study the Impact of Act 226, SLH 2007
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE IMPACT OF ACT 226, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2007, ON NURSE AIDES WHO ARE EMPLOYED IN STATE-CERTIFIED OR STATE-LICENSED HEALTH CARE SETTINGS TO PROVIDE A BASIS FOR THE LEGISLATURE TO DECIDE WHETHER TO AMEND ACT 226, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2007.
(H ) 5/1/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. LEE, GREEN, MIZUNO HTH/CPH, WAM
HCR165
Costs of Holding a Constitutional Convention; Task Force
REQUESTING A TASK FORCE TO DETERMINE AND REPORT THE COST OF FUNDING A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.
(H ) 3/10/2008 - Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 40 BELATTI, MEYER, WAKAI, WARD, Brower, Luke, Marumoto, Nishimoto, B. Oshiro, Rhoads, Sagum, Saiki, Takamine JUD, FIN  HR139
HCR166
Kapolei Court Complex; Fourth Judicial Circuit; Establishment
REQUESTING A STUDY OF THE CREATION OF A FOURTH CIRCUIT COURT TO BE LOCATED AT THE KAPOLEI COURT COMPLEX.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to JDL. HAR, AWANA, KARAMATSU, MAGAOAY, MANAHAN, MCKELVEY, B. OSHIRO, SHIMABUKURO, WATERS, YAMANE, Chang, Chong, Ito, Lee, M. Oshiro, Rhoads JDL  HR140
HCR167
NELHA; Auditor; Deep Seawater Pumping; Audit
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE NATURAL ENERGY LABORATORY OF HAWAII AUTHORITY.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to EDT, WAM. EVANS EDT, WAM
HCR168
Schools; Pesticide Spraying; Testing
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONDUCT A FULL INVESTIGATION INTO THE CAUSES OF ILLNESSES REPORTED BY STUDENTS AND TEACHERS AT WAIMEA CANYON MIDDLE SCHOOL DURING OCCASIONS IN 2006, 2007, AND 2008.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to EEP/EDN, FIN, referral sheet 43 SAGUM, MORITA EEP/EDN, FIN  HR141SCR168
HCR169
Urging the NCAA to implement a playoff system to determine a national champion in the football bowl subdivision of collegiate football.
URGING THE NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION TO IMPLEMENT A PLAYOFF SYSTEM TO DETERMINE A NATIONAL CHAMPION IN THE FOOTBALL BOWL SUBDIVISION OF COLLEGIATE FOOTBALL.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - The committee on EDU deferred the measure. TAKAI, AWANA, BROWER, CHING, KARAMATSU, MARUMOTO, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, THIELEN, WAKAI, WATERS, Berg, Chang, Evans, Green, Hanohano, Herkes, Souki, Takamine, Tsuji, Ward, Yamashita EDU  HR142
HCR170
UH; DOE; Philippine Language Courses
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AND THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP, OFFER, AND EXPAND PHILIPPINE LANGUAGE COURSES.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to EDU. CHANG, BELATTI, HERKES, KARAMATSU, MAGAOAY, MANAHAN, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, SAGUM, TOKIOKA, TSUJI, WAKAI, Brower, Ito, Sonson EDU  SCR120
HCR171
Marine Insurance
REQUESTING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO STUDY THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF ADOPTING THE ENGLISH MARINE INSURANCE ACT, 1906.
(H ) 3/31/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. LUKE TRN, CPC  HR145
HCR172
Punchbowl Homes; HPHA; Auditor
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL AUDIT OF THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY'S PUNCHBOWL HOMES FACILITY.
(S ) 4/23/2008 - Report adopted, referred to WAM. LUKE HSP, WAM
HCR173 HD1
Revocable Beneficiary Deed; Study
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO STUDY AND RECOMMEND WHETHER LEGISLATION ESTABLISHING A REVOCABLE BENEFICIARY DEED SHOULD BE ENACTED IN HAWAII.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to CPH, WAM. SHIMABUKURO CPH, WAM  HR146
HCR174 HD1
Task Force; Native Hawaiian Child Custody Proceedings
REQUESTING NA KUPUNA O WAIANAE TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS THE NEEDS OF NATIVE HAWAIIAN CHILDREN IN CHILD CUSTODY PROCEEDINGS.
(H ) 3/25/2008 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on JUD as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Har, Morita, Nakasone, Takamine, Tokioka excused. SHIMABUKURO HSH, JUD, FIN  HR147SCR133SR69
HCR175 HD1
DOE; Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children; Task Force
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO FORM A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE INTERSTATE COMPACT ON EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR MILITARY CHILDREN AND RELATED ISSUES AND TO RECOMMEND THE STATE'S MOST APPROPRIATE COURSE OF ACTION RELATING TO THE INTERSTATE COMPACT.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Recommitted to PSM with none voting no and Representative(s) Nakasone excused. SHIMABUKURO PSM  HR148
HCR176
Urging Hawaii's leadership to implement the Iraq Study Group recommendations
URGING THE EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE LEADERSHIP IN THE STATE OF HAWAII TO SUPPORT THE IRAQ STUDY GROUP FINDINGS AND TO IMPLEMENT THE IRAQ STUDY GROUP RECOMMENDATIONS.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to PSM, FIN, referral sheet 43 TAKUMI, AWANA, BERG, BERTRAM, HERKES, LUKE, MANAHAN, MIZUNO, MORITA, B. OSHIRO, SHIMABUKURO, TAKAI, Belatti, Brower, Carroll, Chang, Chong, Green, Hanohano, Karamatsu, Lee, Magaoay, Nishimoto, M. Oshiro, Sagum, Souki, Takamine, Tokioka, Tsuji, Wakai, Yamane, Yamashita PSM, FIN  HR149
HCR177
African American Diversity Cultural Center Hawaii; Facility
SUPPORTING A HOME FOR THE AFRICAN AMERICAN DIVERSITY CULTURAL CENTER HAWAII.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to TAC, FIN, referral sheet 43 KARAMATSU, CALDWELL, SOUKI, TSUJI, Chong, Ito, Magaoay, Sagum, Say, Tokioka, Yamane, Yamashita TAC, FIN  HR150SCR117SR62
HCR178
Expresses the Legislature's support for the Pro Bowl and urges the NFL to keep the Pro Bowl in Hawaii.
URGING THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE TO CONTINUE ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH THE STATE OF HAWAII THROUGH ITS ANNUAL PRO BOWL GAME AT ALOHA STADIUM.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to TAC, referral sheet 43 TOKIOKA, CALDWELL, CHANG, GREEN, ITO, KARAMATSU, MAGAOAY, MANAHAN, MORITA, SAY, SHIMABUKURO, TSUJI, WATERS, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Evans, Herkes TAC  HR151
HCR179
Global Warming Task Force
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ESTABLISH A GLOBAL WARMING TASK FORCE TO ASSESS THE IMPACTS OF GLOBAL WARMING ON THE STATE.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to EEP, FIN, referral sheet 43 KARAMATSU EEP, FIN  HR152SCR126SR65
HCR180
United Nations General Assembly; Cockfight Commemoration
REQUESTING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE UNITED NATIONS TO OFFICIALLY COMMEMORATE COCKFIGHTING AS A GLOBAL SPORT.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to JUD, INT/TAC, referral sheet 43 CABANILLA, SONSON, Awana, Bertram, Evans, Finnegan, Hanohano, Herkes, Souki, Ward JUD, INT/TAC  HR153
HCR181
Amerasians; Citizenship
URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "AMERASIANS" IN THE AMERASIAN IMMIGRATION ACT OF 1982.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting no and Ching, Nakasone, M. Oshiro, Pine, Saiki, Takamine excused. CABANILLA, AWANA, BROWER, PINE, SONSON, Evans, Hanohano, Lee, Luke, Souki INT, JUD  HR154
HCR182
Elderly Health Care Facilities and Services
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, THROUGH ITS OFFICE OF HEALTH CARE ASSURANCE TO IMPLEMENT A PROGRAM TO PROMOTE AND DEVELOP AND TO INSURE AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF ELDERLY HEALTH CARE FACILITIES AND SERVICES BY PROVIDING EDUCATION, TRAINING AND SUPPORT TO THE HEALTH CARE FACILITIES THEY REGULATE.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to HLT/HSH, FIN, referral sheet 43 CABANILLA, AWANA, SONSON, Brower, Evans, Hanohano, Lee, Luke, Pine, Souki HLT/HSH, FIN
HCR183
Year of the Family Celebration; Move from 2008 to 2009
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO REDESIGNATE THE YEAR OF THE FAMILY AND TO MOVE THE YEAR OF THE FAMILY CELEBRATION FROM 2008 TO 2009.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to HSH, FIN, referral sheet 43 MIZUNO, AWANA, BROWER, GREEN, Shimabukuro HSH, FIN
HCR184
Hawaii Disability Rights Center; Financial and Management Audit
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE HAWAII DISABILITY RIGHTS CENTER.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to HLT/HSH, LMG, referral sheet 43 MIZUNO, AWANA HLT/HSH, LMG  SCR98
HCR185
Promoting Hawaii as the World Interfaith Harmony Capital
PROMOTING HAWAII AS THE WORLD'S INTERFAITH HARMONY CAPITAL.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to TAC, referral sheet 43 MIZUNO, AWANA, BROWER, HANOHANO, Ward TAC  HR155SCR9
HCR186
STATEWIDE INTERFAITH STEERING COMMITTEE
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE INTERFAITH STEERING COMMITTEE.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to TAC, referral sheet 43 MIZUNO, HANOHANO, Awana, Brower, Ward TAC  HR156SCR5
HCR187
Smoking Cessation Benefit
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING A SMOKING CESSATION BENEFIT TO HAWAII QUEST BENEFICIARIES.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to HSP/HTH. MIZUNO, AWANA, Brower, Green, Magaoay HSP/HTH  HR157
HCR188
Task Force; Protocols; First Response; Child Protective Services
CALLING ON THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO ESTABLISH A PROTOCOL AND TRAINING PROGRAM FOR FIRST RESPONDERS IN CHILD PROTECTIVE AWARENESS SKILLS.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to HSP/PBS. MIZUNO, AWANA, BROWER, GREEN, Shimabukuro HSP/PBS  HR158
HCR189
DOH; Vegetarian School Lunches
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO DEVELOP NUTRITIONALLY-SOUND PUBLIC SCHOOL MENU PLANS THAT GIVE STUDENTS THE OPTION OF A VEGETARIAN SCHOOL LUNCH MEAL.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to HLT, EDN, referral sheet 43 MIZUNO, AWANA, GREEN, SHIMABUKURO, Brower HLT, EDN
HCR190
Shelter Admission; Youth Services; Child Welfare Services; Study
REQUESTING THAT THE OFFICE OF YOUTH SERVICES AND CHILD WELFARE SERVICES CONDUCT A STUDY INTO SAFE SHELTER OPTIONS FOR YOUTH.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to HSH, JUD, referral sheet 43 MIZUNO, AWANA, GREEN, SHIMABUKURO, Brower HSH, JUD
HCR191
Counties; non-biodegradable plastic bags; reduction
REQUESTING COUNTIES TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT PROGRAMS TO ENCOURAGE RETAILERS TO INCREASE THE USE OF ENVIRONMENTALLY PREFERABLE ALTERNATIVES TO NON-BIODEGRADABLE PLASTIC BAGS.
(H ) 4/4/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. BERG EEP, EDB  HR160
HCR192 HD1

REQUESTING THAT THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON THE USE OF POLYSTYRENE FOAM ALTERNATIVE PRODUCTS IN HAWAII.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to ENE, WAM. BERG ENE, WAM  hr161
HCR193
Biodegradable and Recyclable Materials; Dept. and Agency Utilization Of
REQUESTING STATE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES TO VOLUNTARILY UTILIZE BIODEGRADABLE OR RECYCLABLE NON-POLYSTYRENE FOAM FOOD SERVICE-WARE.
(H ) 4/4/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. BERG EDB  hr162
HCR194 SD1
U.S. Navy Clean Up Request; Waipahu Anti-Foliage Operations.
REQUESTING THE U.S. NAVY TO CLEAR THE COASTLINE OF LOWER WAIPAHU THAT IS UNDER ITS JURISDICTION FROM INVASIVE PLANT-LIFE AND EXCESSIVE FOLIAGE FOR SAFETY AND AESTHETIC PURPOSES.
(S ) 4/21/2008 - Received notice of House Agreement and Adoption in House (Hse. Com. No. 753). CABANILLA, SONSON, Belatti, Bertram, Brower, Finnegan, Green, Marumoto, McKelvey, Ward IGM  HR163
HCR195
DOE; Noise & Vibration Mitigation Measures; Waipahu High School
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT AND THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO PLAN AND IMPLEMENT NOISE AND VIBRATION MITIGATION MEASURES, INCLUDING THE INSTALLATION OF AIR CONDITIONING, IN ADVANCE OF THE ACTUAL CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF THE MASS TRANSIT SYSTEM ADJACENT TO WAIPAHU HIGH SCHOOL AND WAIPAHU INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CABANILLA, PINE, SONSON, Belatti, Bertram, Finnegan, Green, Marumoto, Ward TRN, EDN, FIN  HR164
HCR196
Audit; Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Patients
RESPECTFULLY REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO COMMISSION AN INDEPENDENT MEDICAL REVIEW OF THE APPROPRIATENESS OF THE CHART-BASED LEVEL OF CARE BY ALL MEDICAID PATIENTS WHO ARE NEONATAL OR PEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE PATIENTS BETWEEN THE YEARS OF 2007 AND 2000.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CABANILLA, SONSON, Brower, Green, Marumoto, McKelvey HSH/HLT, LMG  HR165
HCR197
Noise and Vibration from Mass Transit; Waipahu High School
REQUESTING THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON THE IMPACT OF THE STEEL WHEELS ON RAIL TECHNOLOGY PROPOSED AS THE MASS TRANSIT OPTION FOR OAHU ON WAIPAHU HIGH SCHOOL AND WAIPAHU INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL WITH RESPECT TO NOISE AND VIBRATION.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CABANILLA, GREEN, MCKELVEY, SONSON, Belatti, Bertram, Finnegan, Marumoto, Pine, Ward TRN, EDN, FIN  HR166
HCR198
Report Identifying Planned Community Associations
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO IDENTIFY ALL PLANNED COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS IN HAWAII, THEIR SIZE, AND THE LAWS UNDER WHICH THEY ARE REGULATED.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to HSH, CPC, LMG, referral sheet 45 CABANILLA, SONSON, Bertram, Brower, Green, Pine, Rhoads HSH, CPC, LMG  HR167
HCR199
Hawaii Tourism Authority; Visitor Drowning Handout
REQUESTING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY, IN COOPERATION AND CONJUNCTION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND APPROPRIATE WATER SAFETY ORGANIZATIONS, TO FURNISH ONBOARD A VISITOR WATER SAFETY INFORMATION MULTI-LINGUAL HANDOUT TO PROVIDE EDUCATION ON WATER RECREATIONAL HAZARDS.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to TAC, FIN, referral sheet 45 MORITA TAC, FIN  HR168SCR166
HCR200
Boards of Water Supply; Catchment Feasibility
REQUESTING THE WATER BOARDS FROM EACH COUNTY TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF LAUNCHING A WATER CONSERVATION PROGRAM THAT PROMOTES THE INSTALLATION OF RAINWATER CATCHMENT SYSTEMS ON RESIDENCES FOR NON-POTABLE USAGE.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to EEP/WLH, referral sheet 45 MORITA EEP/WLH  HR169SCR172
HCR201
Second Generation Wood; Reuse; Biomass
REQUESTING THE STATE TO GIVE PROCUREMENT PREFERENCE FOR TREE CUTTING AND TRIMMING SERVICES TO COMPANIES THAT DEMONSTRATE THE ABILITY AND COMMITMENT TO REUSE THE TREES FOR LUMBER AND WOOD CRAFTS, TO INVESTIGATE MODULAR BIOMASS SYSTEMS POWERED BY WOOD DEBRIS, AND TO DEVELOP PILOT PROJECTS TO INSTALL AND OPERATE SMALL BIOMASS GENERATORS AT SCHOOLS TO PRODUCE SAVINGS ON ELECTRICITY COSTS.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to EEP, EDB, referral sheet 45 MORITA (BR) EEP, EDB  HR170SCR173
HCR202
Nä Honua Mauli Ola: Hawaii Guidelines for Culturally Health and Responsive Learning Environments; Department of Education
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ADOPT THE "NA HONUA MAULI OLA: HAWAI`I GUIDELINES FOR CULTURALLY HEALTHY AND RESPONSIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS" TO ENABLE SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES TO EXAMINE AND ATTEND TO THE EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL WELL-BEING OF THEIR LEARNERS.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. SAY (BR) EDN, WLH  HR172
HCR203
OHA; Criminal Justice
REQUESTING A STUDY OF DISPARATE TREATMENT IN HAWAII'S CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to PSM, LMG, referral sheet 45 SAY (BR) PSM, LMG
HCR204
State small boat harbors; comparison of revenue from and expenditures for each harbor
REQUESTING A COMPARISON OF REVENUES FROM AND EXPENDITURES FOR EACH STATE SMALL BOAT HARBOR.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. SAY WLH, LMG
HCR205 HD1
TANF Work Requirements; Effects; UH School of Social Work Study
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK TO STUDY THE EFFECTS OF THE WORK REQUIREMENTS OF THE TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES PROGRAM.
(H ) 4/3/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. SAY, CHANG HSH, HED  HR173
HCR206
Taxation; Auto-Calculating Tax Forms
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING COMPUTER GENERATED AUTO-CALCULATING TAX FORMS.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to EDT/WAM. SAY (BR) EDT/WAM  HR174
HCR207
Independent Civil Defense Division
REQUESTING A STUDY ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INDEPENDENT STATE CIVIL DEFENSE AGENCY.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to PSM, LMG, referral sheet 45 SAY (BR) PSM, LMG  HR175
HCR208
Supporting Congressional Action; State Inspection of Plants
SUPPORTING CONGRESSIONAL ACTION TO EXEMPT THE STATE OF HAWAII FROM FEDERAL PREEMPTION PROHIBITING STATE INSPECTION OF PLANTS, PLANT PRODUCTS, AND OTHER BIOLOGICAL ORGANISMS.
(H ) 4/24/2008 - Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 710). TSUJI, AWANA, BROWER, CALDWELL, CHONG, HANOHANO, MORITA, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Ito, Wakai AHW/ENE  HR176
HCR209
Deputy Sheriffs; Increase Salaries and Improve Benefits
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY INCREASE THE SALARIES AND IMPROVE THE BENEFITS PROVIDED TO DEPUTY SHERIFFS.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to PSM/LAB, FIN, referral sheet 45 EVANS (BR) PSM/LAB, FIN
HCR210
Upgrade for USO lounge at HNL
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO WORK IN COLLABORATION WITH UNITED SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS HAWAII AND ALL INVOLVED MILITARY SERVICES TO REVIEW THE ADEQUACY OF UNITED SERVICES ORGANIZATION'S FACILITIES LOCATED AT HONOLULU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no and Ching, Nakasone, M. Oshiro, Pine, Saiki, Takamine excused. EVANS PSM, FIN  HR178
HCR211
Promoting Hawaii as The World's Interfaith Harmony Capital
PROMOTING HAWAII AS THE WORLD'S INTERFAITH HARMONY CAPITAL.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to TAC, referral sheet 45 YAMANE TAC  HR179
HCR212
Statewide Interfaith Steering Committee; DBEDT
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE INTERFAITH STEERING COMMITTEE.
(H ) 3/31/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. YAMANE TAC  HR180
HCR213
Contract extension with the National Football League to keep the Pro Bowl in Honolulu
REQUESTING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO NEGOTIATE A CONTRACT EXTENSION WITH THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE TO KEEP THE PRO BOWL IN HONOLULU.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to TSG/EDT. YAMANE TSG/EDT  HR181
HCR214 HD2
Performance Audit of Private Mainland Prisons
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A PERFORMANCE AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, MAINLAND AND FDC BRANCH, ON CONTRACT COMPLIANCE OF PRIVATE PRISONS THAT HOUSE HAWAII INMATES.
(S ) 4/22/2008 - The committee on PBS deferred the measure. M. OSHIRO, EVANS PBS, WAM
HCR215 HD1
Kukui Gardens and Mayor Wright Homes; Development; Master Plan
REQUESTING THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY AND THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO CREATE A REDEVELOPMENT MASTER PLAN FOR KUKUI GARDENS AND MAYOR WRIGHT HOMES.
(S ) 3/31/2008 - Referred to HSP/CPH. RHOADS HSP/CPH  HR182
HCR216
Real Property Tax; Chinatown Special District
REQUESTING THE MAYOR AND THE HONOLULU CITY COUNCIL TO ASSESS PROPERTY WITHIN THE CHINATOWN SPECIAL DISTRICT BASED ON THE SPECIAL DISTRICT HEIGHT RESTRICTIONS.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to WLH, referral sheet 45 RHOADS WLH  HR183
HCR217
DLNR; Determine Ownership of Certain Private Lands; Urban Oahu
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO DETERMINE OWNERSHIP OF THE RIGHTS-OF-WAY IN CERTAIN LANES IN URBAN OAHU.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to WLH, TRN, referral sheet 45 RHOADS WLH, TRN  HR184
HCR218
UH; Peace Education
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA COLLEGE OF EDUCATION TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY OF DEVELOPING A DEGREE GRANTING PROGRAM AND CENTER FOR PEACE EDUCATION.
(H ) 3/18/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. BERG, AWANA, BERTRAM, CHANG, CHING, ITO, KARAMATSU, MIZUNO, SHIMABUKURO, TAKUMI, TSUJI, Evans, Takamine, Wakai HED, FIN  hr185
HCR219
Kawai Nui Marsh; Ho‘olaulima ia Kawai Nui
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO REGULARLY CONSULT WITH HO‘OLAULIMA IA KAWAI NUI TO COORDINATE EFFORTS TO PROTECT, PRESERVE, AND MAINTAIN THE NATURAL, CULTURAL, AND SCENIC RESOURCES OF KAWAI NUI MARSH.
(S ) 4/2/2008 - Referred to WTL. CHONG, ITO, KARAMATSU, WATERS WTL  HR186
HCR220
Urging the transfer of Pu‘u o Kapolei to the DLNR Historic Preservation Division
URGING THE TRANSFER OF PU‘U O KAPOLEI FROM THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 45 AWANA, BROWER, KARAMATSU, MCKELVEY, Berg, Shimabukuro WLH, FIN  HR187
HCR221
Request DOE to use renewable energy at Nanakuli High School
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMPLEMENT A RENEWABLE ENERGY PILOT PROJECT AT NANAKULI HIGH SCHOOL USING SOLAR AND WIND ENERGY.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to EDN/EEP, FIN, referral sheet 45 AWANA, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, Berg, Bertram, Brower EDN/EEP, FIN  HR188
HCR222
School Lunches; Menu Options
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE GUIDANCE TO THE STUDENT COUNCILS OF EACH PUBLIC INTERMEDIATE AND HIGH SCHOOL, TO CONDUCT A SURVEY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE STUDENT BODIES REGARDING SCHOOL LUNCH MENU OPTIONS AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO TRADITIONAL, PLANNED MEALS.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. AWANA, BERTRAM, HANOHANO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, Belatti, Berg, Brower, Magaoay, Manahan, Shimabukuro, Tokioka EDN  HR189
HCR223
Requests the Department of Transportation Services, in conjunction with the Department of Design and Construction and State Department of Transportation, to study the feasibility of realigning Hakimo Road at the junction with Farrington Highway.
REQUESTING THE HONOLULU DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SERVICES, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE HONOLULU DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION DEPARTMENT AND THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF REALIGNING HAKIMO ROAD AT THE JUNCTION WITH FARRINGTON HIGHWAY.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to TIA/IGM. AWANA, BERTRAM, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, Berg, Souki TIA/IGM  HR190
HCR224
Alternate Route to Waianae Coast; DOT Review and Update
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO REVIEW AND UPDATE PRIOR STUDIES RELATING TO THE IDENTIFICATION AND FEASIBILITY OF AN ALTERNATE ROUTE INTO AND OUT OF THE WAIANAE COAST ON OAHU.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to TIA. AWANA, BERTRAM, BROWER, MCKELVEY, Berg, Shimabukuro, Souki TIA  HR191
HCR225 HD1
Felix Consent Decree; DOH – DOE Report
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE A COMPREHENSIVE REPORT OF POST FELIX CONSENT DECREE CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES AND FUNDING.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to HTH/EDU. GREEN, MIZUNO HTH/EDU  HR192
HCR226 SD1
Health Professional Shortage Areas; John A. Burns School of Medicine
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII'S JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE TO CONDUCT A SURVEY OF CURRENT AND PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS TO EXAMINE AND DEVELOP A PLAN TO ADDRESS RURAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL SHORTAGE AREAS IN THE STATE.
(S ) 4/24/2008 - Received notice of House Agreement and Adoption in House (Hse. Com. No. 798). GREEN, CHANG, MIZUNO, TAKAMINE EDU/HTH  HR193
HCR227
Solid Waste Reduction
REQUESTING THE COUNTIES TO ESTABLISH GOALS TO REDUCE THE SOLID WASTE STREAM IN EACH COUNTY BY SEVENTY-FIVE PER CENT BY JANUARY 1, 2012.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to EEP, referral sheet 45 SHIMABUKURO EEP  HR194SCR164SR90
HCR228
Jails; Oahu Community Correctional Center
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO PLAN FOR THE SALE OF THE OAHU COMMUNITY CORRECTIONAL CENTER SITE AND USE OF THE PROCEEDS TO CONSTRUCT REPLACEMENT FACILITIES ELSEWHERE ON OAHU.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to PSM, FIN, referral sheet 45 MANAHAN, EVANS, ITO, LEE, MIZUNO, M. OSHIRO, SAY, SONSON, SOUKI, TOKIOKA, YAMANE, YAMASHITA PSM, FIN  HR195
HCR229
DBEDT; Ethanol Facility Tax Credit
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO EVALUATE THE ETHANOL FACILITY TAX CREDIT.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to EEP, FIN, referral sheet 45 CALDWELL, HERKES, LEE, NISHIMOTO, SONSON, YAMANE, Nakasone, Souki, Takamine, Takumi, Yamashita EEP, FIN
HCR230 HD1
Hawaii Labor History Week
RECOGNIZING THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 1 – SEPTEMBER 7 AS HAWAII LABOR HISTORY WEEK.
(H ) 5/1/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. CALDWELL, HERKES, LEE, MORITA, NISHIMOTO, SONSON, TAKUMI, YAMANE, Nakasone, Souki, Takamine, Yamashita JDL
HCR231 HD1
Constitutional Convention; LRB Study
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO STUDY THE COST OF CONVENING A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION.
(H ) 5/1/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. CALDWELL, AWANA, BROWER, CHONG, GREEN, ITO, KARAMATSU, MAGAOAY, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, B. OSHIRO, M. OSHIRO, SONSON, TOKIOKA, YAMANE, Evans, Har, Herkes, Lee, Morita, Shimabukuro, Souki, Tsuji, Yamashita JDL
HCR232
Green Energy Coordinator
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF AND NEED FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A GREEN ENERGY COORDINATOR OFFICE.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to EEP, FIN, referral sheet 45 CALDWELL, AWANA, BELATTI, CARROLL, CHANG, GREEN, HERKES, ITO, KARAMATSU, LEE, LUKE, MAGAOAY, NISHIMOTO, PINE, SHIMABUKURO, TOKIOKA, TSUJI, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Chong, Evans, Marumoto, Sonson, Souki, Takamine EEP, FIN
HCR233
DOT; Construct More Roundabouts
ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AGENCIES TO ACTIVELY SEEK OPPORTUNITIES TO CONSTRUCT MORE ROUNDABOUTS INSTEAD OF SIGNALIZED, RIGHT-ANGLE INTERSECTIONS IN THE STATE.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to TRN, FIN, referral sheet 45 BERTRAM, AWANA, CHING, RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, Berg, Evans, Souki, Ward TRN, FIN  HR196
HCR234
Nutrition Standards for Food and Beverages Sold in Public Schools
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH NUTRITION STANDARDS FOR FOOD AND BEVERAGE SOLD IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND TO PROVIDE NUTRITION TRAINING AND EDUCATION TO FOOD SERVICE MANAGERS AND STUDENTS.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to EDN/HLT, FIN, referral sheet 45 BERTRAM, AWANA, BERG, CHING, EVANS, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, Brower, Shimabukuro, Tsuji, Ward EDN/HLT, FIN  HR197
HCR235 HD1
Alternate Energy; Tax Incentives
SUPPORTING FEDERAL TAX INCENTIVES TO ENCOURAGE THE USE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES.
(H ) 4/24/2008 - Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 711). BERTRAM ENE/IGM  HR198
HCR236
Medical Marijuana; State Actions Not to be Enjoined
DECLARING THAT THE LAWFULLY ENACTED STATE SOCIAL POLICIES OF THE TWELVE STATES THAT HAVE ENACTED STATE LAWS TO AUTHORIZE THE MEDICAL USE OF MARIJUANA, AND THE ACTIONS OF THOSE LAWFULLY CONFORMING TO THOSE STATE LAWS BY THE USE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA SHALL NOT BE ENJOINED.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to HLT, JUD, referral sheet 45 BERTRAM HLT, JUD  HR199
HCR237
Keehi Harbor and Lagoon; Private-Public Partnership; Feasibility Study
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF A PRIVATE-PUBLIC PARTNERSHIP TO DEVELOP A BOAT MARINA NEAR KEEHI LAGOON.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to WTL/TIA. MANAHAN, HERKES, ITO, KARAMATSU, LEE, SAY, TOKIOKA, TSUJI, YAMANE, YAMASHITA WTL/TIA  HR200
HCR238

REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF LANGUAGE ACCESS TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON ESTABLISHING A STATEWIDE CENTRALIZED LANGUAGE ACCESS RESOURCE CENTER.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to HSH/LAB, FIN, referral sheet 45 MIZUNO (BR) HSH/LAB, FIN  HR201
HCR239 HD1
Chronic Kidney Disease
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU AND THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO CONDUCT STUDIES ON THE POTENTIAL FINANCIAL AND ECONOMIC IMPACTS TO THE STATE AND THE STATE'S HEALTHCARE SYSTEM OF PROVIDING CARE FOR PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE AT ALL FIVE STAGES.
(S ) 4/25/2008 - Report adopted, referred to WAM. MAGAOAY, AWANA, BROWER, GREEN, MANAHAN, MIZUNO, M. Oshiro HTH, WAM  HR202
HCR240 HD1
Designates the month of September as "Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month" in Hawaii.
URGING THE GOVERNOR TO DESIGNATE THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER AS "BRAIN ANEURYSM AWARENESS MONTH".
(H ) 4/29/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO, AWANA, BROWER, GREEN, MANAHAN HTH  HR203
HCR241
Hawaii Judicial Selection Commission; Bias
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO PREPARE LEGISLATION FOR A PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PROHIBIT EXECUTIVES, OFFICERS, AGENTS, OR EMPLOYEES OF INSURERS AND BUSINESS ENTITIES THAT HAVE CASES IN LITIGATION FROM SERVING ON THE HAWAII JUDICIAL SELECTION COMMISSION.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to JUD, LMG, referral sheet 45 SONSON JUD, LMG
HCR242
Increased marketing spending; Hawaii Tourism Authority
REQUESTING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO INCREASE SPENDING ON MARKETING.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to TAC, FIN, referral sheet 45 MARUMOTO TAC, FIN
HCR243
Ornamental Reef Fish; Administrative Rules; Creation
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO DEVELOP AND ADOPT ADMINISTRATIVE RULES REGARDING THE CREATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF BAG LIMITS FOR ORNAMENTAL REEF FISH.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 48 MCKELVEY, BERG, MORITA, Caldwell, Chong, Lee, Mizuno, Shimabukuro, Yamane WLH, FIN
HCR244 HD1
Meat Industry; Use of Gas
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO ADOPT RULES CONSISTENT WITH FEDERAL LAW TO PROHIBIT THE MEAT PACKING INDUSTRY AND MEAT OR MEAT PRODUCT RETAILERS FROM USING GAS OR OTHER TECHNOLOGY TO EXTEND THE EXPIRATION DATE OF MEAT SOLD IN THE STATE.
(S ) 4/22/2008 - The committee on AHW deferred the measure. HERKES AHW  HR206
HCR245 HD1 SD1
Aloha Tower Development Corporation; Audit
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT OF THE ALOHA TOWER DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, PARTICULARLY WITH REGARD TO ITS LAWSUITS RELATING TO ITS DEVELOPMENT CONTRACTS, PROJECTS, AND PROCUREMENT PRACTICES, AND THE JUSTIFICATION FOR ITS EXISTENCE.
(S ) 4/24/2008 - Received notice of House Agreement and Adoption in House (Hse. Com. No. 798). YAMANE TSG  HR207
HCR246 HD1
Industrial and Commercial Leases
ENCOURAGING THE DEVELOPMENT OF GOOD FAITH VALUATION STANDARDS AND NEGOTIATING PRACTICES FOR LONG-TERM INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE LEASES IN HAWAII.
(S ) 4/3/2008 - Referred to EDT/CPH. SAY, YAMASHITA EDT/CPH  HR208
HCR247
State Administrative Agency; Homeland Security Grant Program
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT LEGISLATION TO WAIVE SINGLE STATE AGENCY REQUIREMENTS WITH REGARD TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF FUNDS UNDER THE HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to PBS/IGM. SAY, EVANS PBS/IGM  HR209
HCR248 HD1
Ala Wai Watershed; Conservation Land Trust
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO EVALUATE THE POSSIBILITY OF USING A CONSERVATION LAND TRUST IN THE ALA WAI WATERSHED AREA.
(S ) 4/3/2008 - Referred to WTL/IGM. SAY, BROWER, CALDWELL, NISHIMOTO WTL/IGM  HR210
HCR249
Hospitals; Maluhia; Leahi Hospital; Master Planning
REQUESTING THAT MALUHIA, IN CONCERT WITH LEAHI HOSPITAL, INITIATE MASTER PLANNING ACTIVITIES TO UPGRADE ITS FACILITIES AND COLLABORATE WITH OTHER LONG-TERM CARE PROVIDERS TO ADDRESS HAWAII'S INCREASING ELDERLY AND CHRONICALLY ILL POPULATIONS.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to HLT, referral sheet 48 SAY, MARUMOTO, NISHIMOTO HLT  HR211
HCR250
Adult Residential Care Homes; Neighborhood Board Presentations
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ENCOURAGE EACH ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME LICENSE APPLICANT TO OFFER TO MAKE A PRESENTATION TO THE RELEVANT NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD IN WHOSE DISTRICT THE HOME IS LOCATED.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to HLT/HSH, referral sheet 48 SAY, BERG, CALDWELL, MARUMOTO, NISHIMOTO HLT/HSH  HR212
HCR251
Urges the Legislative Auditor to continue the performance audit of the State administration required under Act 2, Second Special Session Laws of Hawaii 2007. Requires report twenty days prior to Regular Session of 2009.
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONTINUE TO CONDUCT THE PERFORMANCE AUDIT OF THE STATE ADMINISTRATION'S ACTIONS IN EXEMPTING HARBOR IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE HAWAII SUPERFERRY FROM AN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT OR ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to TRN/LMG, referral sheet 48 SAY TRN/LMG
HCR252
Dept. of Agric. Working Group; Develop Plan; Pesticide Exposure at Public Schools
REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP AN ACTION PLAN FOR ADDRESSING INCIDENTS OF PESTICIDE EXPOSURE AT PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to EEP/EDN, FIN, referral sheet 48 SAGUM, MORITA EEP/EDN, FIN  HR213SCR169
HCR253
Charter Schools; Teachers; Steps
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO MAINTAIN A TEACHER'S STEP STANDING WHEN A TEACHER TRANSFERS BACK TO THE DOE FROM A CONVERSION CHARTER SCHOOL.
(H ) 3/28/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. SHIMABUKURO EDN/LAB, FIN  HR214
HCR254
Professional Employer Organizations
REQUESTING A STUDY RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYER ORGANIZATIONS.
(S ) 4/10/2008 - Referred to CPH/JDL, WAM. HERKES CPH/JDL, WAM  HR215
HCR255
Flood Risk Awareness; Community Rating System Program; Counties
URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, THE COUNTY OF HAWAII, AND KAUAI COUNTY TO PROVIDE AN INCREASE IN INFORMATION THAT WILL INFORM AND ENABLE HOMEOWNERS TO GAIN KNOWLEDGE OF THE FLOOD ZONE THAT HOMES ARE LOCATED IN AND THE RISKS OF FLOODING.
(S ) 4/1/2008 - Referred to IGM/PBS. CHONG (BR) IGM/PBS  HR216
HCR256
Telephone Poles; Removal or Replacement; Procedures
URGING HAWAII UTILITY COMPANIES THAT PROVIDE UTILITY SERVICES TO ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT A PROCEDURE FOR THE TIMELY REPLACEMENT OF DAMAGED OR UNSIGHTLY UTILITY POLES.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CHONG (BR) CPC
HCR257
Request for the Department of Education to include a West Maui school in its pilot program to reduce heat discomfort in classrooms.
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCLUDE A WEST MAUI SCHOOL IN ITS PILOT PROGRAM TO REDUCE HEAT DISCOMFORT IN CLASSROOMS.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to EDN, FIN, referral sheet 48 MCKELVEY EDN, FIN  HR218
HCR258
Vegetation overgrowth; Kahala Beach; plan and coordination
REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF STATE PLANNING TO COORDINATE THE CITY AND STATE AGENCIES IN ADDRESSING THE OVERGROWTH OF VEGETATION ON KAHALA BEACH.
(H ) 4/25/2008 - Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 720). MARUMOTO WTL
HCR259
Exceptional Children; Sign Language; Education
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO RECOGNIZE THE SIMULTANEOUS USAGE OF SIGN LANGUAGE AND SPEECH IN PROVIDING FOR THE EDUCATION OF HEARING EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to EDN, FIN, referral sheet 48 TAKUMI EDN, FIN  HR220
HCR260 HD1
Agricultural Revitalization; Correctional Facility Inmates; Study
REQUESTING THE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY, AND NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGE, TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE PROGRAMS DEVELOPED BY THE KULANI CORRECTIONAL FACILITY THAT WOULD AID IN THE REVITALIZATION OF STATE AGRICULTURE.
(H ) 4/23/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. TSUJI, BROWER, CHANG, CHONG, EVANS, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Takamine EDU/AHW/PBS  HR221
HCR261
REQUESTING STUDY ON JOINT LEGAL AND PHYSICAL CHILD CUSTODY.
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE REBUTTABLE PRESUMPTION OF JOINT PHYSICAL AND LEGAL CUSTODY IN FAMILY COURT CHILD CUSTODY PROCEEDINGS.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to HSH, JUD, LMG, referral sheet 48 MIZUNO, BROWER HSH, JUD, LMG  SCR174
HCR262
Waikiki Marine Life Conservation District and surrounding areas; enhance sustainability
REQUESTING THAT THE WAIKIKI MARINE LIFE CONSERVATION DISTRICT AND ITS IMMEDIATELY SURROUNDING AREAS INCLUDE PROJECTS TO MANAGE OR ENHANCE FISHERIES FOR LONG-TERM SUSTAINABILITY OF THE RESOURCES, PROTECT AND RESTORE THE AQUATIC ENVIRONMENT, PROTECTING NATIVE AND RESIDENT AQUATIC SPECIES AND THEIR HABITAT.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 48 NISHIMOTO (BR) WLH, FIN  HR222
HCR263 HD1
Study of Environmental Review Process
REQUESTING THE RESEARCH CORPORATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AND THE INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAM REVIEWING CHAPTERS 341, 343, AND 344, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, TO REVIEW THE FEASIBILITY AND IMPACT OF REQUIRING AN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT TO INCLUDE EFFECTS OF A PROPOSED ACTION AS A CONTRIBUTOR TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
(H ) 4/3/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. MORITA, BERG, CALDWELL, CARROLL, CHING, LUKE, MIZUNO, RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, THIELEN, TSUJI, WATERS, Awana, Belatti, Bertram, Chang, Evans, Har, Manahan, McKelvey, Pine, Sagum, Saiki EEP, HED  HR223
HCR264
Hawaii State Geological Survey
REQUESTING A STUDY ON ESTABLISHING A HAWAII STATE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to WLH, LMG, referral sheet 48 MORITA, THIELEN, Carroll, Ito, Karamatsu, Sagum, Saiki WLH, LMG  HR224
HCR265
DOE; Kapaa Public Library; Relocation
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO EXPLORE THE FEASIBILITY OF AND TO DEVELOP A PLAN THEREFOR RELOCATING THE KAPAA PUBLIC LIBRARY.
(H ) 4/18/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MORITA, Sagum, Tokioka EDU  HR225SCR167
HCR266
University of Hawaii; Report
REQUESTING AN ANNUAL REPORT WITH REGARD TO THE APPLIED RESEARCH LABORATORY FOR EACH OF THE NEXT THREE YEARS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO THE LEGISLATURE.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to PSM, HED, FIN, referral sheet 48 MORITA PSM, HED, FIN  HR226SCR193
HCR267 HD1
Requesting Office of Elections for information on voting system.
REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF ELECTIONS TO PROVIDE AN INFORMATIONAL BRIEFING AND DEMONSTRATION TO THE APPROPRIATE SENATE AND HOUSE COMMITTEES REGARDING THE OPERATION AND USE OF NEW ELECTRONIC VOTING SYSTEMS AND TO PROVIDE INFORMATION PRIOR TO CONTRACTING TO PURCHASE ANY NEW VOTING SOFTWARE OR EQUIPMENT RELATED TO ANY NEW VOTING SYSTEM.
(H ) 4/4/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. MORITA JUD, LMG  HR227SCR194
HCR268
Emergency Powers; James Campbell High School; Air Conditioning
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO EXERCISE EMERGENCY POWERS TO EXPEDITE THE INSTALLATION OF AIR CONDITIONING AT JAMES CAMPBELL HIGH SCHOOL.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to EDN, FIN, referral sheet 48 CABANILLA EDN, FIN  HR228
HCR269
Declaration of Emergency; Transportation Crisis
URGING THE GOVERNOR TO DECLARE A STATE OF EMERGENCY REGARDING THE CRITICAL CONDITION OF OAHU'S TRAFFIC, AND REQUESTING THE ASSISTANCE OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ASSISTING ACTION TO RESOLVE THE PRESENT CRISIS.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to TRN/PSM, FIN, referral sheet 48 CABANILLA, Souki TRN/PSM, FIN
HCR270 HD2
Green Roof; Feasibility Study
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA GREEN ROOF FEASIBILITY TEAM TO RECOMMEND INCENTIVES THAT MAY BE ESTABLISHED BY THE STATE TO ENCOURAGE GREEN ROOFING.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Referred to EDU/ENE. B. OSHIRO, BERTRAM, CARROLL, MORITA, THIELEN, Chang EDU/ENE  HR229
HCR271
Oil and Gas Drilling; Alaska; Endangered Species
URGING THE PREVENTION OF THE SALE OF OIL AND GAS LEASES AND OF DRILLING IN THE CHUKCHI AND BEAUFORT SEA REGIONS OF ALASKA.
(S ) 4/3/2008 - Referred to ENE/IGM. B. OSHIRO, CARROLL, MORITA, THIELEN ENE/IGM  HR230
HCR272
Hawaii Products; Procurement
REQUESTING THE PROCUREMENT POLICY BOARD TO REMOVE OR CLARIFY THE EXEMPTION OF FRESH MEAT AND PRODUCE AND ANIMALS AND PLANTS FROM THE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT CODE AND TO ADOPT A POLICY TO FACILITATE IMPLEMENTING THE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT CODE PREFERENCE FOR HAWAII PRODUCTS.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to EDB/AGR, FIN, referral sheet 48 B. OSHIRO, HERKES, Karamatsu, Magaoay, Tsuji, Yamashita EDB/AGR, FIN
HCR273
Time Share Units; Maui County
URGING THE COUNTY OF MAUI TO ADOPT AN ORDINANCE LIMITING THE NUMBER OF TIME SHARE UNITS IN MAUI COUNTY.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to TAC, referral sheet 48 MCKELVEY, BERTRAM, CARROLL TAC  HR231
HCR274
H.R. 4137; College Opportunity and Affordability Act of 2007
URGING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO OPPOSE H.R. 4137, THE COLLEGE OPPORTUNITY AND AFFORDABILITY ACT OF 2007.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. TAKAI, TAKUMI, Bertram, Cabanilla, Chang, Ching, Finnegan, Nishimoto, Saiki, Takamine, Wakai HED  HR232
HCR275
Nonprofit Mental Health Centers; Parity; DOH Comparative Study
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ESTABLISH PARITY BETWEEN PRIVATE NONPROFIT MENTAL HEALTH CENTERS AND MENTAL HEALTH CENTERS OPERATING WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH'S STATEWIDE SYSTEM RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS FOR COST REIMBURSEMENT FOR SERVICES PROVIDED, FEE FOR SERVICE, AND SALARIES AND BENEFITS.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Friday 03-28-08 at 9:00 am in conference room 329. SHIMABUKURO HLT, FIN  HR233
HCR276 HD1
University of Hawaii School of Social Work; Myron Pinky Thompson
REQUESTING THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK DEDICATE ITS SCHOOL IN HONOR OF MYRON "PINKY" THOMPSON, BY CHANGING ITS NAME TO THE "MYRON THOMPSON SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK".
(H ) 4/18/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. LEE, CHANG, HANOHANO, MANAHAN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, B. OSHIRO, Brower, Carroll, Har, Karamatsu, Souki EDU/HSP  HR234
HCR277 HD2
Center for Nursing; Supply
REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE CENTER FOR NURSING TO ENCOURAGE PARTIES TO WORK TOGETHER FOR THE COMMON GOAL OF INCREASING THE SUPPLY OF WELL-EDUCATED AND DEDICATED NURSES.
(H ) 4/29/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. LEE, BROWER, CHANG, HANOHANO, HAR, KARAMATSU, MANAHAN, MIZUNO, B. OSHIRO, TOKIOKA, Carroll, Saiki, Souki HTH/EDU  HR235
HCR278
City and County of Honolulu; Water Event Permits for Women
REQUESTING THE MAYOR, THE CITY COUNCIL, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT A FAIR AND BALANCED PERMITTING PROCESS TO ENSURE THAT WOMEN SURFERS AND BODYBOARDERS ARE TREATED EQUITABLY IN THEIR APPLICATIONS FOR PERMITS TO CONDUCT SHORE WATER EVENTS THAT INCLUDE SURFING AND BODYBOARDING CONTESTS FOR WOMEN ON OAHU.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. MAGAOAY, AWANA, BELATTI, CALDWELL, CHING, CHONG, EVANS, HANOHANO, HERKES, KARAMATSU, LEE, MARUMOTO, MORITA, B. OSHIRO, SHIMABUKURO, YAMANE, Cabanilla, Chang, Finnegan, Pine, Takumi, Tsuji TAC
HCR279
Appointment of Ombudsman
CALLING FOR A JOINT SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE FOR THE PURPOSE OF APPOINTING THE OMBUDSMAN.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to LMG, referral sheet 48 MAGAOAY, B. OSHIRO, Finnegan, Karamatsu, Tokioka LMG
HCR280
LRB; Appointment of Director
CALLING FOR A JOINT SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE FOR THE PURPOSE OF APPOINTING THE STATE AUDITOR.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to LMG, referral sheet 48 MAGAOAY, B. OSHIRO, Finnegan, Karamatsu, Tokioka LMG
HCR281
Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children; study
REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE RAMIFICATIONS OF ADOPTING THE NEW INTERSTATE COMPACT FOR THE PLACEMENT OF CHILDREN.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to HSH, JUD, referral sheet 48 PINE (BR) HSH, JUD  HR236
HCR282
State Fireworks Control Law; HNL Fire Dept.
REQUESTING SHIPPING COMPANIES TO ASSIST THE HONOLULU FIRE DEPARTMENT WITH ENFORCEMENT OF THE STATE FIREWORKS CONTROL LAW.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to TAC, TRN, referral sheet 48 PINE, BROWER, NISHIMOTO, TAKAI, THIELEN, YAMANE, Belatti, Bertram, Luke, Meyer, Mizuno, B. Oshiro, Souki, Wakai, Ward TAC, TRN
HCR283
Kuleana lands; amendment of law; study
URGING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS TO STUDY THE EFFECTS OF AMENDING THE LAW CONCERNING KULEANA LANDS.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to WLH, JUD, referral sheet 48 TOKIOKA, HANOHANO, MORITA, SAY WLH, JUD  HR237
HCR284 HD1
Best practices; Baby Safe Haven; study
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO REPORT ON THEIR WORK TO ENSURE PROTECTION FOR NEWBORNS SUBSEQUENT TO THE PASSAGE OF ACT 7 OF THE 2007 SPECIAL SESSION AND TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON IMPROVING HAWAII'S BABY SAFE HAVEN LAW TO DETERMINE BEST PRACTICES FOR A SAFE SURRENDER BY REVIEWING BABY SAFE HAVEN LAWS IN OTHER STATES.
(H ) 4/1/2008 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on JUD as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Nakasone, Sonson, Takai excused. CHING HLT, JUD  HR238
HCR285
Task force; animal cruelty; education and outreach
REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO CONDUCT OUTREACH AND EDUCATION REGARDING ANIMAL CRUELTY.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to JUD, referral sheet 48 CHING JUD  HR239
HCR286
HCDA; Draft Mauka Area Plan; Mauka Area Rules
REQUESTING THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO DEFER DECISIONS ON ANY APPLICATIONS FOR ZONING CHANGES UNTIL THE COMPLETION OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT PROCESS AND THE SUBSEQUENT ADOPTION OF THE DRAFT MAUKA AREA PLAN AND THE MAUKA AREA RULES.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to WLH/EEP, referral sheet 48 BROWER, LUKE, RHOADS, Belatti, Saiki WLH/EEP  HR240