CONFERENCE COMMITTEE MEETING

Wednesday, April 17, 2002

1:00 p.m.

Conference Room 329; State Capitol

AGENDA:

HB 2164, HD2, SD2

RELATING TO THE HAWAII EDUCATOR LOAN PROGRAM.

House Conferees: Representatives Takumi/Saiki, Co-Chairs; Ontai

Senate Conferees: Senators Sakamoto, Chair; Taniguchi, Co-Chair; Chun Oakland, Ige, Matsunaga, Hogue

HB 2235, HD2, SD1

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

House Conferees: Representatives Takumi/Ito, Co-Chairs; Ontai

Senate Conferees: Senators Sakamoto, Chair; Taniguchi, Co-Chair; Chumbley, English, Hogue

SB 2816, SD2, HD1

RELATING TO STUDENT LOANS FOR TEACHERS.

House Conferees: Representatives Takumi/Ito/Saiki, Co-Chairs; Espero, Ontai, Rath

Senate Conferees: Senators Sakamoto, Chair; Taniguchi, Co-Chair; Chun Oakland, Hanabusa, Ige, Matsunaga, Hogue

HB 2558, HD1, SD2

RELATING TO STUDENT LOANS FOR TEACHERS.

House Conferees: Representatives Takumi/Ito/Saiki, Co-Chairs; Espero, Ontai, Rath

Senate Conferees: Senators Sakamoto, Chair; Taniguchi, Co-Chair; Chun Oakland, Hanabusa, Ige, Matsunaga

HB 2752, HD1, SD1

RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL AND VOCATIONAL LICENSES.

House Conferees: Representatives Takumi/Saiki, Co-Chairs; Ontai

Senate Conferees: Senators Sakamoto, Chair; Taniguchi, Co-Chair; Chun Oakland, Kawamoto

HB 2798, HD1, SD1

RELATING TO SCHOLARSHIPS.

House Conferees: Representatives Takumi/Saiki, Co-Chairs; Ontai

Senate Conferees: Senators Sakamoto, Chair; Taniguchi, Co-Chair; Hanabusa, Ige, Hogue

 

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE MEETING

Wednesday, April 17, 2002

2:00 p.m.

Conference Room 423; State Capitol

AGENDA:

HB 2449, HD1, SD2

RELATING TO SMALL BUSINESS.

House Conferees: Representatives Ahu Isa/Magaoay, Co-Chairs; Ontai

Senate Conferees: Senators Tam, Chair; Taniguchi, Co-Chair; Hanabusa, Matsunaga, Sakamoto, Slom

HB 2453, SD1

RELATING TO THE CAPITAL LOAN PROGRAM.

House Conferees: Representatives Ahu Isa/Magaoay, Co-Chairs; Moses

Senate Conferees: Senators Tam, Chair; Taniguchi, Co-Chair; Hanabusa, Ige, Slom

HB 2454, SD1

RELATING TO ENTERPRISE ZONES.

House Conferees: Representatives Ahu Isa/Magaoay, Co-Chairs; Moses

Senate Conferees: Senators Tam, Chair; Taniguchi, Co-Chair; Buen, Hanabusa, Slom

HB 2570, HD1, SD1

RELATING TO THE CAPITAL GOODS EXCISE TAX CREDIT.

House Conferees: Representatives Ahu Isa/Magaoay, Co-Chairs; Marumoto

Senate Conferees: Senators Taniguchi, Chair; Kim, Sakamoto, Slom

 

 

NOTICE TO RECONVENE CONFERENCE COMMITTEE MEETING

Wednesday, April 17, 2002

2:15 p.m.

Conference Room 329; State Capitol

AGENDA:

SB 2102

SD1, HD2

(HSCR 1253-02)

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Proposes constitutional amendments abolishing the Board of Education; requires the Governor appoint the Superintendent of Education; requires Superintendent to establish statewide educational policy; establishes Locally Elected District School Boards of Education to implement policy; establishes Superintendent Selection Commission; mandates that internal organization of the public education system be as provided by law.

Senate Conferees: Sakamoto, Chair; Kanno, Kawamoto, Taniguchi, Co-Chair(s); Chumbley, Matsunaga, Hogue.

House Conferees: Ito, Hamakawa, Suzuki Co-Chairs; Saiki, Bukoski, Ontai

EDN, FIN

HB 2848

HD1, SD2

(SSCR 3242)

PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLE VII, SECTION 12, AND ARTICLE X, SECTION 1, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE TO ISSUE SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS AND USE THE PROCEEDS FROM THE BONDS TO ASSIST NOT-FOR-PROFIT PRIVATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS, SECONDARY SCHOOLS, COLLEGES, AND UNIVERSITIES.

Proposes constitutional amendments to: (1) authorize the State to issue special purpose revenue bonds to assist not-for-profit private elementary schools, secondary schools, colleges, and universities; and (2) authorize the State and its political subdivisions to combine two or more proposed issues of these bonds into a single issue.

Senate Conferees: Sakamoto, Chair; Kanno, Taniguchi, Co-Chair(s); Kawamoto, Hogue

House Conferees: Ito, Takumi, Hamakawa, Suzuki Co-Chairs; Bukoski, Davis

EDU/JDC, WAM

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION AND COMMERCE

Wednesday, April 17, 2002

Conference Room 325; State Capitol

3:00 p.m. AGENDA:

CPC only:

SCR 98

SD2

(SSCR 3398)

REQUESTING A CONSIDERATION OF THE FEASIBILITY OF OPENING A PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION DOCKET RELATING TO STANDBY CHARGES AND CUSTOMER RETENTION DISCOUNTS.

CPC

Decision making to follow.

 

 

3:15 p.m. AGENDA:

HLT/CPC only:

SCR 16

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A SUNRISE REVIEW OF THE REGULATIONS OF HYPNOTHERAPISTS .

HLT/CPC, FIN

Decision making to follow.

 

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE MEETING

Wednesday, April 17, 2002

3:00 p.m.

Conference Room 423; State Capitol

AGENDA:

HB 2571, SD1

RELATING TO TAXATION OF PERSONS WITH IMPAIRED SIGHT OR HEARING OR WHO ARE TOTALLY DISABLED THAT ARE ENGAGED IN BUSINESS.

House Conferees: Representatives Ahu Isa/Magaoay, Co-Chairs; Leong

Senate Conferees: Senators Matsuura, Chair; Hanabusa, Co-Chair; Chun Oakland, Fukunaga, Taniguchi, Hogue

 

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE MEETING

Wednesday; April 17, 2002

3:30 p.m.

Conference Room 423; State Capitol

AGENDA:

HB 2576, HD1, SD2

RELATING TO HIGH TECHNOLOGY TAX INCENTIVES.

House Conferees: Representatives Ahu Isa/Magaoay, Co-Chairs; Marumoto

Senate Conferees: Senators Tam, Chair; Inouye/Taniguchi, Co-Chairs; Ige, Matsunaga

 

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE MEETING

Wednesday, April 17, 2002

3:30 p.m.

Conference Room 329; State Capitol

AGENDA:

HB 1969, SD1

RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

House Conferees: Representative Ito, Suzuki Co-Chairs; Halford

Senate Conferees: Senators Sakamoto, Chair; Kanno/Taniguchi, Co-Chairs; Chumbley

HB 2166, HD1, SD2

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

House Conferees: Representatives Ito/Takumi/Hamakawa/Suzuki, Co-Chairs; Davis, Ontai

Senate Conferees: Senators Sakamoto, Chair; Kanno/Kawamoto/Taniguchi, Co-Chairs; Chumbley, Inouye, Hogue

SB 2097, SD2, HD2

RELATING TO FEDERAL IMPACT AID.

House Conferees: Representatives Ito/Takamine, Co-Chairs; Ontai

Senate Conferees: Senators Sakamoto, Chair; Hanabusa/Kawamoto, Co-Chairs; Chumbley, Matsunaga, Hogue

SB 2270, SD2, HD2

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

House Conferees: Representatives Ito/Suzuki, Co-Chairs; Ontai

Senate Conferees: Senators Sakamoto, Chair; Taniguchi, Co-Chair; Chumbley, Fukunaga, Matsunaga, Hogue

SB 2926, SD1, HD2

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

House Conferees: Representatives Ito/Suzuki, Co-Chairs; Ontai

Senate Conferees: Senators Sakamoto, Chair; Taniguchi, Co-Chair; Matsunaga, Hogue

SB 3018, SD1, HD1

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

House Conferees: Representatives Ito/Hamakawa/Suzuki, Co-Chairs; Saiki, Bukoski, Ontai

Senate Conferees: Senators Sakamoto, Chair; Kanno/Taniguchi, Co-Chairs; Ige, Matsunaga, Hogue

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY AND HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS

Wednesday, April 17, 2002

3:30 p.m.

Conference Room 325; State Capitol

AGENDA:

SCR 113

(SSCR 3420)

REQUESTING AN AUDIT OF VARIOUS EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS REGARDING CEDED LAND REVENUES. (AMENDED TITLE)

JHA, FIN

SCR 15

SD1

(SSCR 3112)

CREATING A WORKING GROUP OF REPRESENTATIVES FROM HAWAIIAN ORGANIZATIONS, THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO FORM A COALITION TO PROVIDE BETTER ACCESS TO STATE VITAL STATISTICS RECORDS.

JHA

SCR 100

SD1

(SSCR 3385)

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, AND REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT OF THE GUARDIAN AD LITEM FEES. (AMENDED TITLE)

JHA, FIN

SCR 109

(SSCR 3417)

REQUESTING THE JUDICIARY TO MONITOR THE COLLECTION OF CRIME VICTIM COMPENSATION FEES.

JHA, FIN

Decision making to follow.

 

 

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE MEETING

Wednesday, April 17, 2002

4:00 p.m.

Conference Room 312; State Capitol

AGENDA:

HB 2002, SD1

RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.

Authorizes the Department of Land and Natural Resources to issue new leases to existing lessees for specific parcels on Kauai.

House Conferees: Kanoho, Nakasone, Co-Chairs; Djou

Senate Conferees: Inouye, Chair; Hanabusa, Kim, Co-Chairs; Chun-Oakland, Hemmings

HB 2536, SD1

RELATING TO SECTION 17 OF ACT 85, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 1999.

To make permanent amendments and repeals of certain fishing laws temporarily enacted through Act 85, Session Laws of Hawaii (SLH) 1999.

House Conferees: Kanoho, Nakasone, Co-Chairs; Bukoski

Senate Conferees: Inouye, Kanno, Co-Chairs; Chun-Oakland, Hemmings

HB 2549, SD 1

RELATING TO EXTENSION OF PUBLIC LEASES.

Allows for lessees of public lands to extend their leases to the extent necessary to amortize the cost of major improvements to the demised premises.

House Conferees: Kanoho, Nakasone, Co-Chairs; Bukoski

Senate Conferees: Inouye, Hanabusa, Kanno, Co-Chairs; Chun-Oakland, Kawamoto, Matsunaga, Hemmings

HB 2552, HD1, SD1

RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF LANDOWNER FOR SAFE HARBOR AGREEMENTS AND HABITAT CONSERVATION PLANS.

Expands the definition of a "landowner" who can enter into safe harbor agreements and habitat conservation plans to include the public sector. Subjects BLNR approval of any habitat conservation plan or safe harbor agreement for public lands to legislative disapproval.

House Conferees: Kanoho, Morita, Nakasone, Co-Chairs; Schatz, Meyer, Djou

Senate Conferees: Inouye, Kanno, Co-Chairs; English, Kawamoto, Hemmings

HB 2018, HD1, SD2

RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LEASES

Allows a qualified tenant whose agricultural lease is nearing expiration to petition the DLNR to place an advertisement to determine whether other persons are interested in bidding for a lease on the land.

House Conferees: Kanoho, Abinsay, Nakasone, Co-Chairs; Hale, Gomes, Moses

Senate Conferees: Buen, Chair; Inouye, Co-Chair; Ihara, Taniguchi, Hogue

 

 

COMMITTEE ON WATER AND LAND USE

Thursday, April 18, 2002

8:30 a.m.

Conference Room 312; State Capitol

AGENDA:

SCR 68, SD1

AUTHORIZING DESIGNATION OF AN INDUSTRIAL PARK.

WLU

SCR 36

SUPPORTING THE ACQUISITION BY THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL PARK SERVICE OF KAHUKU RANCH FOR EXPANSION OF THE HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK AND OF KI'ILAE VILLAGE FOR EXPANSION OF PU'UHONUA O HONAUNAU NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK.

WLU

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES AND HOUSING

Thursday, April 18, 2002

9:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m.

Conference Room 329; State Capitol

AGENDA:

SCR 63

REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A STATE PANEL TO DEVELOP A STANDARD PAYMENT RATE FOR MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES PROVIDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER STATE CONTRACTS.

HLT

SCR 64, SD1

REQUESTING A STUDY OF STATE PROGRAMS INVOLVED WITH OR PROVIDING LONG-TERM CARE SERVICES FOR HAWAII'S ELDERLY. (AMENDED TITLE)

HLT/HSH, FIN

SCR 69

REQUESTING THE STATE OF HAWAII TO ALLOCATE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR THE RESIDENTIAL ALTERNATIVE COMMUNITY CARE PROGRAM.

HLT/HSH, FIN

Decision making to follow.

 

COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION AND COMMERCE

Thursday, April 18, 2002

10:00 a.m.

Conference Room 312; State Capitol

AGENDA:

SCR 98

SD2

(SSCR 3398)

REQUESTING A CONSIDERATION OF THE FEASIBILITY OF OPENING A PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION DOCKET RELATING TO STANDBY CHARGES AND CUSTOMER RETENTION DISCOUNTS.

CPC

 

Decision making to follow.

 

COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND COMMITTEE ON WATER AND LAND USE

Thursday, April 18, 2002

10:00 a.m.

Conference Room 312; State Capitol

AGENDA:

SCR 95

(SSCR 3392)

SUPPORTING THE GOALS OF THE HAWAI'I WATCHABLE WILDLIFE PROGRAM AND ENCOURAGING COLLABORATION AMONG ALL FEDERAL, STATE, AND COUNTY AGENCIES, AS WELL AS NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, AND PRIVATE SECTOR IN PROMOTING RESPONSIBLE WILDLIFE VIEWING AND NATURE-BASED TOURISM THAT BENEFIT THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.

SCR 169

SD1

(SSCR 3422)

REQUESTING THE FORMATION OF THE POWER QUALITY TASK FORCE TO STUDY ISSUES RELATING TO RESPONSIBILITY OVER POWER QUALITY IN HAWAII.

SCR 44

SD1, HD1

(HSCR 1349-02)

REQUESTING THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD AND OTHER AGENCIES OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO PROVIDE LOGISTICAL AND TRANSPORTATION SUPPORT TO THE EMERGENCY ENVIRONMENTAL WORKFORCE WHEN POSSIBLE.

 

Decision making to follow.