COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Tuesday, April 2, 2002

Conference Room 308; State Capitol

2:00 p.m. AGENDA:

SB 2831

SD1

(HSCR 858-02)

RELATING TO AN EXTENSION OF THE RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION AND REMODELING INCOME TAX CREDIT.

Extends the benefits of the nonrefundable 4% residential construction and remodeling income tax credit.

EDB, FIN

SB 2907

SD2, HD1

(HSCR 796-02)

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Establishes a tax credit for qualified investment at Ko Olina Resort and Marina.

EDB, FIN

SB 2985

SD2, HD1

(HSCR 893-02)

RELATING TO QUALIFIED IMPROVEMENT TAX CREDIT.

Provides a tax credit for improvements made to federally qualified health centers.

HLT/HSH, FIN

SB 2383

SD2, HD1

(HSCR 878-02)

RELATING TO TAXATION TO STIMULATE THE ECONOMY.

Provides a qualified project construction tax credit.

EDB, FIN

Decision making to follow.

 

3:15 p.m. AGENDA:

SB 3021

SD2

(HSCR 783-02)

RELATING TO MOTION PICTURE AND FILM PRODUCTION.

Expands the tax credit for motion picture and film production to include up to an unspecified amount of the costs of wages and salaries, capped at $25,000 per employee.

EDB, FIN

SB 2615

SD2, HD1

(HSCR 855-02)

RELATING TO ENERGY.

Implements the recommendations of the Energy Efficiency Policy Task Force for renewable energy technologies tax credits.

EEP, FIN

SB 2802

SD2, HD1

(HSCR 883-02)

RELATING TO LEASING OF PUBLIC LANDS TO RENEWABLE ENERGY PRODUCERS.

Allows the BLNR to lease public lands to renewable energy producers through direct negotiation.

WLU/EEP, FIN

SB 2540

SD2, HD1

(HSCR 795-02)

RELATING TO COMMUNITY-BASED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

Appropriates funds for the community-based economic development program of the department of business, economic development, and tourism.

EDB, FIN

Decision making to follow.

 

4:30 p.m. AGENDA:

SB 2136

SD1, HD1

(HSCR 777-02)

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE CONTROL OF FIREWEED.

Appropriates $50,000 to implement short-term methods for the control of fireweed.

AGR, FIN

SB 2121

SD1, HD1

(HSCR 827-02)

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR PAPAYA RESEARCH.

Appropriates $60,000 in matching funds to research micropropagation and performance of the top papaya lines.

AGR, FIN

SB 2132

SD1, HD1

(HSCR 829-02)

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Appropriates $1,000,000 for fiscal year 2002-2003 for agricultural research and development at the Hawaii Agriculture Research Center.

AGR, FIN

SB 2184

SD1, HD1

(HSCR 876-02)

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Appropriates an unspecified amount for continued agricultural research and development and development of the agribusiness incubator initiative.

AGR, FIN

SB 2931

SD2, HD1

(HSCR 830-02)

RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR VARIOUS STATE IRRIGATION SYSTEMS.

Authorizes $40,285,000 in general obligation bonds to fund capital improvement projects for various state irrigation systems; establishes matching requirement of $5,000,000 in federal funds.

AGR, FIN

SB 2666

SD2, HD1

(HSCR 780-02)

RELATING TO A SEAL OF QUALITY FOR FRESH AND PROCESSED AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS.

Establishes a seal of quality program to indicate the quality of fresh and processed agricultural products produced in Hawaii.

AGR, FIN

Decision making to follow.

 

4:45 p.m. AGENDA:

SB 2819

SD2

(HSCR 895-02)

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PAROLING AUTHORITY.

Increases the level of service of members of the Hawaii Paroling Authority from part-time to full-time.

PSM/LAB, FIN

SB 2331

SD2, HD1

(HSCR 841-02)

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION OF THE KOREAN WAR COMMISSION.

Appropriates $200,000 for the 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the Korean War Commission.

TAC, FIN

SB 2382

SD2

(HSCR 910-02)

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR A NATIONAL KOREAN WAR MUSEUM.

Appropriates funds to establish a National Korean War museum.

TAC, FIN

SB 3048

SD2

(SSCR 2737)

RELATING TO BONDS.

Authorizes special facility revenue bonds to build a world class destination visitor attraction on Ford Island to tell the Navy-Marine Corps story in World War II.

FIN

SB 2246

SD1, HD1

(HSCR 706-02)

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE HAWAII ISLAND VETERANS MEMORIAL INC.

Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds and appropriates money as grant-in-aid to Hawaii Island Veterans Memorial Inc. to build a combined veterans center in Hawaii county.

PSM, FIN

Decision making to follow.

 

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY AND HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS AND COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES AND HOUSING

Tuesday, April 2, 2002

2:00 p.m.

Conference Room 325; State Capitol

AGENDA:

JHA/HSH only:

SB 2693

(SSCR 2490)

RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT.

Deletes reference to public assistance debt. Allows orders or judgments issued by another state to be recorded with the Bureau of Conveyances.

JHA/HSH

JHA only:

   

SB 2149

SD1

(SSCR 2758)

 

Proposed HD1:

RELATING TO CHILD PROTECTION.

Establishes guidelines for the court in determining release of information related to cases involving a missing child.

Requires written findings of clear and convincing evidence to support a conclusion by the court that a permanent plan is warranted in child protective hearings. Requires notification to parents if a child is taken into protective custody. Requires a report to the court if a permanent plan hearing is not heard within six months of the initial petition. Requires an interview with the child's family in preparation of a report to the court.

JHA

SB 2231

SD1

(HSCR 728-02)

RELATING TO KAHO'OLAWE ISLAND RESERVE.

Requires the State to warn persons entering Kaho'olawe of the dangers of unexploded ordnance. Establishes a task force on warning signs and devices for Kaho'olawe; Makes conclusive presumption provisions effective on transfer of access control from Navy to Hawaii.

WLU,JHA

SB 2309

SD1, HD1

(HSCR 846-02)

RELATING TO WATERCRAFT.

Requires vessels to have on board a properly functioning Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon ("EPIRB") or VHF-FM radio when vessels are beyond one mile of shore. Exempts canoes, kayaks, training sailboats, surfboards, and paddleboards.

WLU,JHA

SB 2934

HD1

(HSCR 845-02)

RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.

Expands definition of "special liquor district" to include areas designated for historic preservation and residential protection; adds possible adverse effects on the community as part of the report of the inspector required for every application for a license.

WLU,JHA

SB 2705

(HSCR 744-02)

RELATING TO THE HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF HAWAII.

Conforms the period for transmitting the record of a HCDCH proceeding to a court of appeal to the period specified for other agencies.

HSH,JHA

SB 2336

SD1, HD1

(HSCR 862-02)

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER LICENSING.

Requires all drivers, with some exceptions, under seventeen years of age, to be accompanied by a licensed driver at least twenty-one years of age when driving between 10:00 p.m. and 4:00 a.m.

TRN,JHA

SB 1575

SD2, HD1

(HSCR 979-02)

RELATING TO THE TRAFFIC CODE.

Amends traffic code to increase pedestrian safety.

TRN,JHA

SB 2337

SD2, HD1

(HSCR 789-02)

RELATING TO RACING ON HIGHWAYS.

Provides different categories of penalties for those with prior convictions for racing; increases fines.

TRN,JHA

SB 2628

SD2, HD1

(HSCR 861-02)

RELATING TO THE USE OF INTOXICANTS.

Applies repeat intoxicated driver provisions to persons with prior drug enforcement contacts; clarifies that a respondent who refused to be tested or a minor respondent shall not be issued a conditional permit; clarifies administrative hearing procedure. Requires law enforcement officer to read an implied consent form to an arrestee.

TRN,JHA

SB 2791

SD2

(HSCR 869-02)

RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM.

Makes sex offenders ineligible for employment for any position within the Hawaii State Public Library System.

EDN,JHA

SB 2698

SD2

(SSCR 2825)

RELATING TO CHAPTER 846E, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.

Clarifies sex offender registration requirements; prescribes procedures to end sex offender registration; specifies registration information availability and release to general public.

JHA

Decision making to follow.

 

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY AND HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS

Tuesday, April 2, 2002

2:30 p.m.

Conference Room 325; State Capitol

AGENDA:

SB 2632

(SSCR 2445)

RELATING TO ARRESTS.

Makes a knowing, rather than a willful, failure to appear in answer to a citation punishable by imprisonment of not more than 30 days or a fine or both. Increases the amount of fine from $100 to $1,000.

JHA

SB 2701

SD1, HD1

(HSCR 809-02)

RELATING TO THE PREVENTION OF THE FILING OF FRIVOLOUS FINANCING STATEMENTS.

Prevents the filing of frivolous financing statements with the bureau of conveyances by assuring that the filing of the financing statements are authorized by the debtors.

WLU, JHA

SB 2008

SD1

(HSCR 727-02)

RELATING TO ACCRETED LANDS.

Defines accreted lands; includes accreted lands in the definition of public lands; requires that accreted lands shall be state lands except a private property owner may file an accretion claim to regain title to the owner's eroded land that has been restored by accretion.

WLU, JHA

SB 2898

SD2, HD1

(HSCR 853-02)

RELATING TO CAVE PROTECTION.

Protects caves as unique cultural and natural resources of the State of Hawaii.

EEP, JHA

SB 902

(HSCR 1028-02)

RELATING TO THE USE OF WASHINGTON PLACE FOR CAMPAIGN ACTIVITIES.

Prohibits campaign activities at Washington Place.

WLU, JHA

SB 2754

(HSCR 745-02)

RELATING TO CHILDCARE.

Exempts from childcare licensing and registration statutes and rules persons who care for two or fewer children unrelated to the caregiver by blood, marriage, or adoption. Authorizes the department to investigate possible violations of the child care law. Allows the department to obtain an inspection warrant from district court.

HSH, JHA

SB 3040

SD2, HD1

(HSCR 823-02)

RELATING TO CAPTIVE INSURANCE.

Requires all nonpublic information of captive insurer be considered confidential unless public release is in the interest of policyholders, shareholders, or the public.

CPC, JHA

HCR 75/HR 44

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ANALYZE THE PROBABLE EFFECTS OF PROPOSED REGULATION OF ATHLETE AGENTS AND ASSESS WHETHER ITS ENACTMENT IS CONSISTENT WITH STATE POLICY.

JHA, FIN

HCR 134/HR 92

REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF THE GUARDIANS AD LITEM/ATTORNEY STATUTORY FEE REQUIREMENTS TO DETERMINE IF THERE IS A MORE EFFECTIVE MODEL THAT COULD BE ADOPTED FOR HAWAII.

JHA, FIN

HCR 82/HR 52

URGING THE USE OF ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCES TO ADDRESS ENERGY NEEDS ON THE ISLAND OF KAHO`OLAWE.

JHA

 

 

COMMITTEE ON WATER AND LAND USE AND COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND BUSINESS CONCERNS

Wednesday, April 3, 2002

8:30 a.m.

Conference Room 325; State Capitol

AGENDA:

SB 2613 SD2

RELATING TO FISHING RIGHTS AND REGULATIONS PROHIBITS FEEDING OF SHARKS AS PART OF A COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY; EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2050.

WLU/EDB

COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE AND COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE MANAGEMENT AND COMMITTEE ON TOURISM AND CULTURE AND COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND BUSINESS CONCERNS

Wednesday, April 3, 2002

8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Conference Room 325; State Capitol

AGENDA:

AGR/LMG only:

HCR 115

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A PERFORMANCE AUDIT OF THE AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

AGR/LMG, FIN

Decision making to follow.

 

AGR/TAC only:

HCR 141/

HR 98

REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN AGRICULTURAL TOURISM TASK FORCE.

AGR/TAC, FIN

Decision making to follow.

 

 

AGR/EDB only:

HCR 170/

HR 122

REQUESTING A STUDY TO ACHIEVE A FIFTY PERCENT REDUCTION IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF IMPORTED FOOD PURCHASED BY THE RESIDENTS OF HAWAII.

AGR/EDB

Decision making to follow.

 

AGR only:

HCR 70/

HR 39

URGING THE ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO INITIATE A PROGRAM TO ERADICATE FRUIT FLIES IN HAWAII.

AGR

HCR 209/

HR 150

REQUESTING DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A STRATEGY FOR STATEWIDE ERADICATION OF PEST FRUIT FLIES.

AGR, FIN

HCR 80/

HR 50

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO SCIENTIFICALLY EVALUATE QUARANTINE OPTIONS THAT REDUCE ANIMAL CONFINEMENT.

AGR

HCR 198/

HR 141

REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO APPOINT AN AGRICULTURAL SELF-SUFFICIENCY TASK FORCE TO REDUCE THE STATE'S DEPENDENCY ON IMPORTED AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS THAT COULD BE PRODUCED LOCALLY.

AGR, FIN

Decision making to follow.

 

COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES AND HOUSING

Wednesday, April 3, 2002

8:30 a.m.

Conference Room 329; State Capitol

AGENDA:

HR 23/HCR 41

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO STUDY AND DEVELOP LEGISLATION FOR THE REGULATION OF MANUFACTURED HOUSING IN HAWAII.

HSH, CPC

HR 73/HCR 110

URGING THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS THE CONTINUAL NEED AND UNMET DEMAND FOR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING AND SOCIAL WELFARE FACILITIES ON OAHU.

HSH, FIN

HR 81/HCR 118

REAFFIRMING SUPPORT FOR THE HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF HAWAII'S HOPE VI REVITALIZATION GRANT APPLICATION FOR KUHIO PARK TERRACE AND URGING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT TO ACT FAVORABLY ON THE APPLICATION.

HSH, FIN

HR 31/HCR 54

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO DRAFT NECESSARY PROPOSED LEGISLATION TO ENABLE THE STATE COMMITTEE OF BLIND VENDORS TO EXPEND FUNDS FROM THE RANDOLPH-SHEPPARD REVOLVING ACCOUNT TO HIRE LAWYERS OR OTHER CONSULTANTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF BENEFITING BLIND VENDORS OF HAWAII.

HSH, JHA, FIN

HR 51/HCR 81

REQUESTING THE CREATION OF A HANAI TASK FORCE TO RECOMMEND A CONSISTENT POLICY ON HANAI RELATIONSHIPS.

HSH, JHA

HR 54/HCR 86

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO ESTABLISH A FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.

HSH, FIN

HR 82/HCR 119

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO DETERMINE IF PRIVATE NONPROFIT AGENCIES REQUIRE ASSISTANCE IN THE AFTERMATH OF SEPTEMBER 11.

HSH, FIN

HR 83/HCR 120

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO EXPAND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE CHILD PROTECTIVE REVIEW PANEL AND TO CONVENE A PANEL IF A CHILD IS MISSING.

HSH, FIN

HR 109/

HCR 153

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO REQUIRE ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME OPERATORS TO SUBMIT QUARTERLY REPORTS OF PERSONAL NEEDS ALLOWANCES DISTRIBUTED TO RESIDENTS.

HSH, FIN

HR 118/HCR 161

REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF HUMAN SERVICES TO IDENTIFY AND DESCRIBE EXISTING PROTECTIONS FOR PARENTAL AND FAMILY RIGHTS IN ALL CHILD WELFARE SERVICES BRANCH ACTIVITIES AND PROCEEDINGS.

HSH, JHA

 

HR 132/HCR 185

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO BRING RESOLUTION AND CLOSURE TO THE "PETER BOY" KEMA CASE.

HSH, JHA

Decision making to follow.

 

COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Wednesday, April 3, 2002

9:00 a.m.

Conference Room 312; State Capitol

AGENDA:

Decision making only:

SB 2005

SD1

(SSCR 2778)

RELATING TO INTEGRATED SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT.

Authorizes the county of Hawaii to conduct a three-year demonstration beverage container fee system.

EEP

 

 

 

 

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

Wednesday, April 3, 2002

9:00 a.m.

Conference Room 309; State Capitol

AGENDA:

HCR 46/HR 27

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO ESTABLISH AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL-COMMUNITY TASK FORCE TO PLAN FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ALTERNATIVE ACCESS ROAD TO KAILUA HIGH SCHOOL IN KAILUA, O`AHU.

TRN, FIN

HCR 95/HR 61

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY CONCERNING THE USE OF EXISTING RAILROAD TRACKS AND PREVIOUS RIGHTS OF WAYS TO REVITALIZE RAIL AND OTHER ALTERNATIVE FORMS OF TRANSIT.

TRN, FIN

HCR 97/HR 63

REQUESTING A FEASIBILITY STUDY OF BUILDING BRIDGES IN STREAMS FOR THE ISLAND OF MOLOKAI.

TRN, FIN

HCR 112/HR 75

REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE REGARDING A LIGHT RAIL SYSTEM.

TRN

HCR 116/HR 79

SUPPORTING TRAFFIC IMPROVEMENT AND BEAUTIFICATION AT THE INTERSECTION OF KUAKINI STREET AND LANAKILA AVENUE.

TRN, FIN

HCR 125/HR 86

REQUESTING UNITED AIRLINES TO RESUME DIRECT NONSTOP SERVICE BETWEEN CHICAGO AND HONOLULU.

TRN, TAC

HCR 139/HR 96

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE POLICE DEPARTMENTS OF THE VARIOUS COUNTIES, TO EXAMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A STATE HIGHWAY PATROL FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENFORCING STATEWIDE TRAFFIC SAFETY.

TRN, FIN

HCR 151

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, IN COOPERATION WITH COUNTY GOVERNMENTS, TO DEVELOP A PLAN FOR THE REGULAR MAINTENANCE OF ROADS IN LIMBO.

TRN, FIN

HCR 172/

HR 123

OPPOSING THE CLOSURE OF THE UNITED AIRLINES PILOT DOMICILE IN HONOLULU, HAWAII.

TRN, TAC, JHA

HCR 193/

HR 136

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE WAYS TO CONTROL THE USE OF MOTORIZED SCOOTERS AND OTHER MOTORIZED DEVICES ON SIDEWALKS, HIGHWAYS, AND PUBLIC AREAS.

TRN, FIN

Decision making to follow.