THE SENATE

OF THE

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

STATE OF HAWAII

REGULAR SESSION OF 2002

 

TENTH DAY

January 31, 2002-Thursday-11:30 O'CLOCK A.M.

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

Invocation by Reverend Chuck Carpenter

Mission Churches of Hawaii

Roll Call

Approval of the Journal

Introductions

  1. Messages from the Governor: Nos. 104-141
  2. G.M. NO.

    TITLE

    REFERRAL

         

    104

    Dated January 15, 2002, transmitting the 2000 Annual Report of the State of Hawaii Overseas Office, prepared by the Department of Business and Economic Development.

    FILE

         

    105

    Dated January 16, 2002, transmitting a report prepared by the Volcano Task Force pursuant to H.C.R. No. 89 (2001), requesting the Hawaii Tourism Authority to convene a task force to study safe access to view and learn about Hawaii volcanoes.

    FILE

         

    106

    Dated January 18, 2002, transmitting a report prepared by the Department of Public Safety in response to Act 259, Section 66, SLH 2001.

    FILE

         

    107

    Dated January 18, 2002, transmitting a report prepared by the Department of Public Safety in response to Act 259, Section 65, SLH 2001.

    FILE

         

    108

    Dated January 18, 2002, transmitting a report prepared by the Department of Public Safety in response to Act 259, Section 64, SLH 2001.

    FILE

         

    109

    Dated January 18, 2002, transmitting a report prepared by the Department of Public Safety in response to Act 172, SLH 2001.

    FILE

         

    110

    Dated January 18, 2002, transmitting the Crime Victim compensation Commission's Annual Report for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2001.

    FILE

         

    111

    Dated January 18, 2002, transmitting the Report on the Revenue and Deposits from the Mandatory Compensation Fee, prepared by the Crime Victim Compensation Commission pursuant to Act 176, SLH 2001.

    FILE

         

    112

    Dated January 18, 2002, transmitting a report prepared by the Department of Public Safety in response to S.C.R. No. 62 (2001).

    FILE

         

    113

    Dated January 18, 2002, transmitting a report prepared by the Department of Public Safety in response to S.C.R. No. 90 (2001).

    FILE

         

    114

    Dated January 18, 2002, transmitting the Report on Land Dispositions Made of Public Lands for Calendar Year 2001, prepared by the Department of Land and Natural Resources pursuant to Section 171-29, HRS.

    FILE

         

    115

    Dated January 21, 2002, transmitting a report, "A Comprehensive Six-Year Plan to Repair and Maintain Public School Facilities in the State of Hawaii," prepared by the Department of Accounting and General Services pursuant to Act 216, SLH 2001.

    FILE

         

    116

    Dated January 22, 2002, transmitting the Disability and Communication Access Board's Annual Report, June 30, 2001.

    FILE

         

    117

    Dated January 22, 2002, transmitting a report prepared by the Department of Health pursuant to S.C.R. No. 42 (2001), requesting the Department of Health and Department of Education to examine the problem of childhood obesity and to recommend strategies, including the creation of an elementary school level physical education program, to address this problem.

    FILE

         

    118

    Dated January 22, 2002, transmitting a Report on the Status of Implementing Systems for the Disposal and Tracking of Used Syringes, prepared by the Department of Health pursuant to Act 292, SLH 2001.

    FILE

         

    119

    Dated January 22, 2002, transmitting the Annual Financial Report for the Newborn Metabolic Screening Special Fund, prepared by the Department of Health pursuant to Section 321-291, HRS.

    FILE

         

    120

    Dated January 23, 2002, transmitting the Reporting Requirements of Act 259, SLH 2001, prepared by the Department of Budget and Finance.

    FILE

         

    121

    Dated January 23, 2002, transmitting the Expenditure Report of the Hawaii Convention Center, Fiscal Years 2000 2002, prepared by the Hawaii Tourism Authority pursuant to Act 259, SLH 2001.

    FILE

         

    122

    Dated January 23, 2002, transmitting the Report on the Public Utilities Commission Special Fund, Fiscal year 2000-01.

    FILE

         

    123

    Dated January 22, 2002, transmitting the Monthly Reports for November and December on Expenditures for the Felix Consent Decree, Felix Special Monitor, and Felix Monitoring Project, prepared by the Department of Education pursuant to Act 259, Section 53, SLH 2001.

    FILE

         

    124

    Dated January 23, 2002, transmitting the Report Relating to Special Maintenance Projects, prepared by the Department of Transportation pursuant to Act 281, SLH 2000.

    FILE

         

    125

    Dated January 23, 2002, transmitting the Report Relating to Project-Funded Staff Services Budget, prepared by the Department of Transportation pursuant to Act 259, SLH 2001.

    FILE

         

    126

    Dated January 23, 2002, transmitting the Report Relating to Government Operations, prepared by the Department of Transportation pursuant to Act 100, SLH 1999.

    FILE

         

    127

    Dated January 25, 2002, transmitting the Report on Non-Recurring Expenditures, prepared by the University of Hawaii pursuant to Act 259, Section 60, SLH 2001.

    FILE

         

    128

    Dated January 25, 2002, transmitting the Annual Report on the Uncollectible Accounts, prepared by the University of Hawaii pursuant to Act 243, SLH 2001.

    FILE

         

    129

    Dated January 25, 2002, transmitting the Annual Report of Decentralized Decision-Making in the University of Hawaii System, prepared by the University of Hawaii pursuant to Act 115, Section 27, SLH 1998.

    FILE

         

    130

    Dated January 25, 2002, transmitting the Annual Report on Tuition Waiver Program 2000-2001, prepared by the University of Hawaii pursuant to Section 304-16.5, HRS.

    FILE

         

    131

    Dated January 25, 2002, transmitting The Teacher Education Coordinating Committee Annual Report, prepared by the University of Hawaii pursuant to Section 304-20, HRS.

    FILE

         

    132

    Dated January 25, 2002, transmitting the Annual Report of the Salaries Paid to all University of Hawaii Executive, Managerial, and Faculty Members Including the President, prepared by the University of Hawaii pursuant to Section 304-13.5, HRS.

    FILE

         

    133

    Dated January 25, 2002, transmitting the Annual Report on the Research and Training Revolving Fund, 2000-2001, prepared by the University of Hawaii pursuant to Section 304-8.1, HRS.

    FILE

         

    134

    Dated January 25, 2002, transmitting the 2001 Annual Report of the Employment and Training Fund Program, prepared by the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations pursuant to Section 383-128, HRS.

    FILE

         

    135

    Dated January 25, 2002, transmitting a Report on Matters Relating to Children, prepared by the Department of Health and Department of Education pursuant to S.C.R. No. 92 (2001).

    FILE

         

    136

    Dated January 25, 2002, transmitting the Monthly Notification of Expenditures from the Director of Health Relative to the Felix Consent Decree for the Month of October, prepared by the Department of Health pursuant to Act 259, Section 34, SLH 2001.

    FILE

         

    137

    Dated January 25, 2002, transmitting the Monthly Notification of Expenditures from the Director of Health Relative to the Felix Consent Decree for the Month of November, prepared by the Department of Health pursuant to Act 259, Section 34, SLH 2001.

    FILE

         

    138

    Dated January 25, 2002, transmitting the Summary of University of Hawaii Special, Revolving, and Trust Funds for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2001, prepared by the University of Hawaii pursuant to Sections 304-7 and 304-8, HRS.

    FILE

         

    139

    Dated January 25, 2002, transmitting the Annual Report on Transfer of Appropriated Funds and Positions, prepared by the University of Hawaii pursuant to Section 37-74, HRS.

    FILE

         

    140

    Dated January 28, 2002, transmitting a report prepared by the Department of Health pursuant to S.C.R. No. 196 (2000), requesting review and recommendations from the Director of Health on the Transition of Hawaii State Hospital to a secured psychosocial rehabilitation facility.

    FILE

         

    141

    Dated January 28, 2002, transmitting the Progress Report for Increasing the General Fund Appropriation for Early Intervention Services, prepared by the Department of Health pursuant to Act 259, SLH 2001.

    FILE

         
         
  3. Departmental Communications: None
  4. House Communications: None
  5. Senate Communications: None
  6. Judiciary Communications: None
  7. Introduction of Measures
  8. Standing Committee Report Nos. 2003-2006
  9. 2003

    (HHS)

    S.B. No. 2023

    "RELATING TO AGING."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

         
         

    2004

    (HHS)

    S.B. No. 2026

    "MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR INCREASED MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

         
         

    2005

    (HHS)

    S.B. No. 2040

    "RELATING TO CHILD PROTECTION."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

         
         

    2006

    (HHS)

    S.B. No. 2052

    "RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

         
         
         

    ORDER OF THE DAY

  10. Deferred Matters Referral of Resolution
  11. Informing the Senate that on January 29, 2002, the following House Concurrent Resolution was Adopted in the House:

    REFERRAL

    4

    H.C.R. No. 7, H.D. 1

    "CONTINUING THE JOINT SENATE-HOUSE INVESTIGATIVE COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE THE STATE'S EFFORTS TO COMPLY WITH THE FELIX CONSENT DECREE.

    EDU/HHS, WAM

     

     

     

  12. Advise and Consent
  13. 2002

    TMG

    G.M. No. 1

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation as Comptroller, Gubernatorial Nominee Glenn M. Okimoto, Ph.D., for a term to expire 12-02-2002. "

         
         
  14. Referrals and Re-Referrals
  15. REFERRALS FOR THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2002

    S.B. NO.

    TITLE

    REFERRAL

         

    2907

    RELATING TO TAXATION.

    (Tax Credit; Private Development of amenities and attractions at the Ko Olina Resort and Marina)

    TIA/TMG, WAM

         

    2908

    RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR CENTRAL OAHU RECYCLING AND DISPOSAL FACILITY, INC.

    (SPRB; Central Oahu Recycling and Disposal Facility, Inc.)

    WLE, WAM

         

    2909

    RELATING TO COUNTIES.

    (Food Waste Recycling; County Requirements Established)

    WLE, TIA

         

    2910

    RELATING TO GAMBLING.

    (Gambling; Goods and Services; Preference for HI Businesses)

    TMG/TIA/JDC, WAM

         

    2911

    RELATING TO ENERGY.

    (Statewide Energy Audit )

    WLE/CPH, WAM

         

    2912

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR AQUACULTURE PRODUCTION.

    (Appropriations; Aquaculture Production)

    AGT, WAM

         

    2913

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO ENHANCE AGRICULTURAL TOURISM VENUES.

    (Agricultural Tourism Venues; Appropriation)

    AGT/TIA, WAM

         

    2914

    RELATING TO CAVES.

    (Caves: Prohibitions)

    HAW/WLE, JDC

         

    2915

    RELATING TO FARMING.

    (Commercial Silviculture; Nuisance)

    AGT, JDC

         

    2916

    RELATING TO FEDERAL REVENUE MAXIMIZATION.

    (Federal Revenue Maximization)

    TMG, WAM

         

    2917

    RELATING TO ANIMAL QUARANTINE.

    (Animal Quarantine)

    AGT

         

    2918

    RELATING TO MOTOR CARRIERS.

    (Property Carriers; Deregulation)

    TMG, CPH

         

    2919

    RELATING TO HAWAIIAN EDUCATION.

    (Hawaiian Charter Schools)

    EDU/HAW, WAM

         

    2920

    RELATING TO SCHOOL ATTENDANCE.

    (Truancy)

    EDU, JDC

         

    2921

    RELATING TO ELECTIONS.

    (Instant Runoff Voting; City Council Elections)

    TMG/TIA, JDC

         

    2922

    RELATING TO A STUDY ON GAMBLING IMPACTS.

    (Gambling Study; Economic and Social Impacts)

    TIA/TMG/JDC, WAM

         

    2923

    RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.

    (License Plates; Special Environmental Preservation)

    TMG/TIA, WAM

         

    2924

    RELATING TO ELECTIONS.

    (Elections; Enforcement by Campaign Spending Commission)

    TMG/TIA, JDC

         

    2925

    RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS.

    (Environmental Assessments)

    WLE/TIA

         

    2926

    RELATING TO EDUCATION.

    (Coaches and Assistant Athletic Directors; Appropriation)

    EDU, WAM

         

    2927

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION MIDDLE SCHOOLS.

    (DOE; Middle School Policy Implementation; Appropriation)

    EDU, WAM

         

    2928

    RELATING TO EDUCATION.

    (Education Omnibus Reform)

    EDU/LBR, WAM

         

    2929

    RELATING TO SPECIAL EDUCATION.

    (DOE; Educational Assistants; Special Education)

    EDU, WAM

         

    2930

    RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE SIXTEENTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT.

    (CIP; 16th Senatorial District)

    WAM

         

    2931

    RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR VARIOUS STATE IRRIGATION SYSTEMS.

    (CIP; State Irrigation Systems)

    AGT, WAM

         

    2932

    RELATING TO EXPENDITURE OF PUBLIC MONEY.

    (State Park Acquisition)

    TMG/EDT, WAM

         

    2933

    RELATING TO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY.

    (Intellectual Property Insurance Assistance)

    EDT, WAM

         

    2934

    RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.

    (Liquor Commissions; Special Liquor District; Adverse Effects)

    HHS, TIA

         

    2935

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR A GENETIC ENGINEERING ASSESSMENT.

    (Genetic Engineering; Study; UOH; CTAHR)

    AGT/EDU, WAM

         

    2936

    RELATING TO OCEAN LEASING.

    (Ocean Leasing)

    AGT/EDT/WLE, WAM

         

    2937

    RELATING TO PESTICIDES.

    (Pesticide application)

    HHS/EDU

         

    2938

    ESTABLISHING A COMMISSION TO CELEBRATE THE 0NE-HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARRIVAL OF FILIPINOS TO HAWAII.

    (Filipino Centennial Celebration Commission)

    EDU, WAM

         

    2939

    RELATING TO HEALTH CARE FACILITIES.

    (Acute Care Hospitals; Intermediate Care Hospitals)

    HHS, CPH

         

    2940

    RELATING TO YOUTH.

    (Children Services; Juveniles; Foster Care)

    HHS/EDU/JDC, WAM

         

    2941

    RELATING TO HEALTH.

    (Hospital and Medical Facilities Special fund; Educational Programs)

    HHS, WAM

         

    2942

    RELATING TO MEAT GRADING.

    (Meat Grading)

    AGT, WAM

         

    2943

    RELATING TO SUSCEPTIBLE SPECIES.

    (Susceptible Species; Quarantine)

    AGT, WAM

         

    2944

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR HEALTH-CARE PROVIDERS OF THE MEDICALLY UNDERSERVED.

    (Health Care Appropriation; Medically Underserved)

    HHS, WAM

         

    2945

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE THIRTEENTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT.

    (CIP; 13th Senatorial District)

    WAM

         

    2946

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO PROVIDE IN-SERVICE TRAINING TO DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TEACHERS.

    (DOE Teachers; In-service Training)

    EDU, WAM

         

    2947

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY FOR THE PERMANENT RELOCATION OF THE SPECIAL SERVICES SECTION.

    (Public Safety; Intensive Supervision Program)

    TMG/JDC, WAM

         

    2948

    RELATING TO STIMULATING THE STATE'S ECONOMY BY PROVIDING AN INCOME TAX BREAK.

    (Income Tax; Increase Standard Deduction)

    WAM

         

    2949

    RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY.

    (Executive Budget Data; Electronic Access)

    EDT/TMG, WAM

         

    2950

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR A GRANT IN AID TO THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU FOR JUDD STREET CONSTRUCTION PROJECT.

    (Grant in aid to Honolulu; Judd Street Improvements)

    WAM

         

    2951

    RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

    (ERS; Special Retirement Benefit for Emergency Medical Personnel)

    HHS/LBR, WAM

         

    2952

    RELATING TO INSURANCE.

    (Workers Compensation; Medical Service Providers)

    HHS/LBR, CPH

         

    2953

    RELATING TO ANIMAL CRUELTY.

    (Animal Cruelty; Circus Elephants Prohib)

    TIA, JDC

         

    2954

    RELATING TO MED QUEST INSURANCE.

    (Med QUEST insurance; immigrants)

    HHS/CPH, WAM

         

    2955

    RELATING TO FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS.

    (Food Assistance Programs; Resident Aliens)

    HHS, WAM

         

    2956

    RELATING TO LANGUAGE.

    (Commission on Language Access; Appropriation)

    HHS/TMG, WAM

         

    2957

    RELATING TO THE PETROLEUM ADVISORY COUNCIL.

    (Petroleum Advisory Council, Fair Prices)

    TMG, CPH

         

    2958

    RELATING TO THE PETROLEUM INDUSTRY.

    (Petroleum Industry, Reports)

    TMG/EDT, CPH

         

    2959

    RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE SIXTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT.

    (CIP 6th Senatorial District)

    WAM

         

    2960

    RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

    (ERS; New Unit 5 Members; Class A)

    LBR/EDU, WAM

         

    2961

    RELATING TO VOLUNTARY EMPLOYEES' BENEFICIARY ASSOCIATION TRUSTS.

    (Public Employee Health Benefits)

    LBR/TIA, WAM

         

    2962

    RELATING TO TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT.

    (Traffic Enforcement Demonstration Project; Speeding)

    TMG/TIA, JDC

         

    2963

    RELATING TO ACCOUNTANCY.

    (Accountancy)

    CPH

         

    2964

    RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMISSION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE.

    (Hawaii Commission for National and Community Service)

    HHS, WAM

         

    2965

    APPROPRIATION; KAILUA HIGH SCHOOL ACCESS ROAD..

    (Appropriation; Kailua High School Access Road)

    EDU/TMG, WAM

         

    2966

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE TWENTY-THIRD SENATORIAL DISTRICT.

    (CIP; Twenty-third Senatorial District)

    WAM

         

    2967

    RELATING TO LABOR.

    (Labor; Meal Break)

    LBR, WAM

         

    2968

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE WAIAHOLE WATER SYSTEM.

    (Waiahole Water System; Appropriation)

    WLE/AGT, WAM

         

    2970

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE FOURTEENTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT.

    (CIP; 14th Senatorial District)

    WAM

         

    2971

    RELATING TO ALIEN INVASIVE SPECIES.

    (Alien Invasive Species; State Administrator/Coordinator)

    AGT/WLE, WAM

         

    2972

    RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES FUNDING.

    (Invasive Species; Funding)

    TMG/WLE, WAM

         

    2973

    RELATING TO PICKETING.

    (Picketing; Dwelling Place)

    LBR, JDC

         

    2974

    RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE THIRD SENATORIAL DISTRICT.

    (CIP; 3rd Senatorial District)

    WAM

         

    2975

    RELATING TO LIENS.

    (Mechanic's and Materialman's Lien)

    CPH, JDC

         

    2976

    MAKING A GRANT-IN-AID TO THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO CLEAN UP KAILUA WATERWAY SYSTEM WATERWAY.

    (Kailua waterway system Clean Up; Grant-In-Aid to C & C of Honolulu)

    TIA, WAM

         

    2977

    PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE X, SECTIONS 2 AND 3, OF THE HAWAII CONSTITUTION RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

    (Constitutional Amendment; Board of Education)

    EDU/JDC, WAM

         

    2978

    RELATING TO THE EXCLUSION OF PROCEEDS FROM THE MANUFACTURE, PACKAGING, AND SALE OF FOOD FROM GENERAL EXCISE TAX LIABILITY.

    (General excise tax; exclusion for food)

    WAM

         

    2979

    RELATING TO A RETAIL TAX HOLIDAY.

    (Retail tax holiday)

    EDT/TMG, WAM

         

    2980

    RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

    (Procurement.)

    TMG, WAM

         

    2981

    RELATING TO ELECTION CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS.

    (Election Campaign Contributions; Income Tax Deductions)

    TMG/TIA/JDC, WAM

         

    2982

    RELATING TO HOSPITALS.

    (Hospitals; Patient's Personal Effects)

    HHS, WAM

         

    2983

    RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

    (Employees' Retirement System; Investments)

    LBR, WAM

         

    2984

    RELATING TO ELECTIONS.

    (Elections; Fundraisers)

    TMG/TIA, JDC

         

    2985

    RELATING TO QUALIFIED IMPROVEMENT TAX CREDIT.

    (Tax Credit; Federally Qualified Health Centers)

    HHS, WAM

         

    2986

    RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.

    (Law Enforcement Officers; Bill of Rights)

    TIA/TMG/LBR, JDC

         

    2987

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR A CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT.

    (Hilo Landfill; Appropriation)

    WLE, WAM

         

    2988

    RELATING TO LIQUOR.

    (Liquor; Recorked or Resealed)

    TIA/CPH, JDC

         

    2989

    RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR PROCESSING ENTERPRISES.

    (Special Purpose Revenue Bonds for Processing Enterprises)

    AGT, WAM

         

    2990

    RELATING TO CRIME STOPPERS ORGANIZATIONS.

    (Crime Stopper Organizations; Confidentiality; Repayment)

    TMG, JDC

         

    2991

    RELATING TO CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION.

    (High School Career and Technical Education Programs; DOE)

    EDU, WAM

         

    2992

    RELATING TO FITNESS TO PROCEED.

    (Mentally ill criminals; fitness to proceed)

    HHS/JDC, WAM

         

    2993

    RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES.

    (Electric companies; competition and deregulation)

    WLE, CPH

         

    2994

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR EMERGENCY AMBULANCE SERVICE ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII.

    (Hawaiian Ocean View Estates; Appropriation; Ambulance Service)

    HHS, WAM

         

    2995

    RELATING TO OCEAN RECREATION AND COASTAL AREAS.

    (Ocean Recreation and Coastal Areas; Limit Commercial Activities)

    EDT, WLE

         

    2996

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE SEVENTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT.

    (CIP; 7th Senatorial District)

    WAM

         

    2997

    RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.

    (Workers' Compensation; Employer Recovery)

    LBR, WAM

         

    2998

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE OFFICE OF VETERANS' SERVICES.

    (Appropriation; Office of Veterans' Services)

    TMG, WAM

         

    2999

    RELATING TO THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE DISTRIBUTION OF SAVINGS FROM EXEMPTIONS FROM FUEL TAXES.

    (Fuel Taxes; State Tax)

    TMG, WAM

         

    3000

    RELATING TO HEALTH SCREENING.

    (Health Screening; Tax Incentives)

    HHS, WAM

         

    3001

    RELATING TO HEALTH SCREENING.

    (Health Screening; Pilot Project)

    HHS, WAM

         

    3002

    RELATING TO ANTITRUST LAW.

    (Interisland Air Carrier Mergers; Evaluation)

    TMG/CPH/TIA, JDC

         

    3003

    RELATING TO THE PHOTO TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM.

    (Photo Traffic Enforcement Program)

    TMG/JDC, WAM

         

    3004

    RELATING TO EDUCATION.

    (Office of Educational Accountability; SCBM; DOE; Education)

    EDU, WAM

         

    3005

    RELATING TO EDUCATIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY.

    (Educational Accountability)

    EDU, WAM

         

    3006

    RELATING TO THE MANAGEMENT OF DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FACILITIES.

    (Educational Facilities; DOE; DAGS; Repair, Maintenance, CIP)

    EDU/TMG, WAM

         

    3007

    RELATING TO EDUCATION.

    (Abolishment of BOE; Appointment of Superintendent by Governor)

    EDU/JDC, WAM

         

    3008

    RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT.

    (Civil Service Modernization; DOE)

    LBR/TMG, WAM

         

    3009

    RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF GRANT WRITING.

    (Grant Writing Office)

    TMG, WAM

         

    3010

    RELATING TO PENSION AND RETIREMENT SYSTEMS.

    (Firefighters; ERS)

    LBR, WAM

         

    3011

    RELATING TO THE EXPENSES OF THE LEGISLATURE.

    (Expenses of the Legislature)

    WAM

         

    3012

    RELATING TO RECREATIONAL USE OF WATERS.

    (Recreational Use of Waters)

    EDT

         

    3013

    RELATING TO FERRIES.

    (Ferries)

    TMG

         

    3014

    RELATING TO ALOHA STADIUM.

    (Aloha Stadium: Artificial Turf)

    EDT/TIA, WAM

         

    3015

    RELATING TO COUNTY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.

    (Construction Costs; County Reports)

    TMG/TIA, WAM

         

    3016

    RELATING TO STATE SMALL BOAT HARBORS.

    (State Small Boat Harbors; Study and Report)

    EDT/TMG, WAM

         

    3017

    RELATING TO THE USE OF SYMBOLS AND TRADEMARKS.

    (HVCB: Warrior Marker)

    TIA

         

    3018

    RELATING TO EDUCATION.

    (Regional Boards of Education; Educational Region Commission)

    EDU/JDC, WAM

         

    3019

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR HIGHLANDS INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL.

    (National Center on Education and the Economy; Literacy; DOE)

    EDU, WAM

         

    3020

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR SERVICES TO LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.

    (Appropriation; Low-Income Individuals with Disabilities)

    HHS, WAM

         

    3021

    RELATING TO MOTION PICTURE AND FILM PRODUCTION.

    (Film Production; Tax Credit)

    TIA/EDT, WAM

         

    3022

    RELATING TO HEALTH.

    (SHPDA; Monitoring; Administrator; Certificate of Need Exemptions; Office Transfer)

    HHS, WAM

         

    3023

    RELATING TO THE UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE OF LAW.

    (Unauthorized Practice of Law; Document Preparation)

    CPH, JDC

         

    3024

    RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES.

    (Public School Facilities)

    TMG/EDU, WAM

         

    3025

    RELATING TO UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE.

    (Unemployment Insurance Contributions)

    LBR, WAM

         

    3026

    RELATING TO CIVIL RIGHTS.

    (Discrimination; Housing; Public Accommodations)

    HHS/CPH, JDC

         

    3027

    RELATING TO LIABILITY.

    (Real Property; Dangerous Conditions; Duty of Care)

    WLE, JDC

         

    3028

    RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF WARRANTORS OF VEHICLE PROTECTION PRODUCTS.

    (Vehicles, Product Warrantors)

    TMG/CPH, WAM

         

    3029

    RELATING TO SEX OFFENDERS.

    (Sex Offenders; Notification Requirements)

    HHS, JDC

         

    3030

    RELATED TO EDUCATION.

    (Out-of-Field Teachers)

    EDU, WAM

         

    3031

    RELATING TO THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE.

    (UCC; Article 1)

    CPH, JDC

         

    3032

    RELATING TO INSURANCE.

    (Insurance, Domestic Abuse)

    CPH, JDC

         

    3033

    RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.

    (Health Insurance; Coverage for Parents of Adults)

    HHS, CPH

         

    3034

    RELATING TO THE FARMERS' MARKET.

    (Farmers' market; feasibility study)

    AGT, WAM

         

    3035

    RELATING TO MEDICAL CARE PAYMENTS.

    (Rates of payment; medical care providers)

    HHS, WAM

         

    3036

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE OFFICE OF VETERAN SERVICES.

    (Office of Veterans Services; Outreach Counseling)

    TMG, WAM

         

    3037

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE FOURTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT.

    (CIP; 4th Senatorial District)

    WAM

         

    3038

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR AN APICULTURE PROGRAM.

    (Apiculture)

    AGT, WAM

         

    3039

    RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

    (Permissible uses; agricultural districts)

    AGT, TIA

         

    3040

    RELATING TO CAPTIVE INSURANCE.

    (Captive Insurance Records; Confidential Treatment)

    CPH, JDC

         

    3041

    RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION STOREROOM REVOLVING FUND.

    (DOE Storeroom Revolving Fund; Repeal)

    EDU, WAM

         

    3042

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE ELEVENTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT.

    (Capital Improvement Projects For Eleventh Senatorial District)

    WAM

         

    3043

    RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.

    (County Liquor Commissions; Licenses and Renewals)

    TIA, JDC

         

    3044

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE TWELFTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT.

    (CIP; 12th Senatorial District)

    WAM

         

    3045

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE NINETEENTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT.

    (CIP; 19th Senatorial District)

    WAM

         

    3046

    RELATING TO BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT IN KAPOLEI.

    (Business Development; Gaming)

    TMG/TIA/JDC, WAM

         

    3047

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE WAIPAHU COMMUNITY ADULT DAY HEALTH CENTER AND YOUTH DAY CARE CENTER PILOT PROJECT.

    (Adult Day Health and Youth Day Care Center; Approp)

    HHS, WAM

         

    3048

    RELATING TO BONDS.

    (Revenue Bonds; Military Visitor Attraction)

    TMG, WAM

         

    3049

    RELATING TO BONDS.

    (Revenue Bonds; Ferry System)

    TMG, WAM

         

    3050

    RELATING TO BONDS.

    (Revenue Bonds; University of Hawaii)

    EDU, WAM

         

    3051

    RELATING TO BONDS.

    (Revenue Bonds; Drug Rehab and Parole Violation Center)

    HHS/JDC/TMG, WAM

         

    3052

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF RECHARGING OR MOVING WATER.

    (Appropriations; Study Aquifer)

    WLE, WAM

         

    3053

    RELATING TO PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING.

    (Public Health Nursing)

    HHS, WAM

         

    3054

    RELATING TO ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME VACCINATIONS.

    (HIV Vaccinations; Mandated health coverage)

    HHS, CPH

         

    3055

    RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

    (Employees' Retirement System; Investments)

    LBR, WAM

         

    3056

    RELATING TO TAXATION.

    (Tax Credits; Kuhina Program)

    TIA, WAM

         

    3057

    RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE TWENTIETH SENATORIAL DISTRICT.

    (CIP; 20th Senatorial District)

    WAM

         

    3058

    RELATING TO SALARY PERIODS.

    (Public Employees Payroll Lag)

    LBR, WAM

         

    3059

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE NEW ECONOMY TRANSITION PROGRAM.

    (New Economy Transition)

    EDT, WAM

         

    3060

    RELATING TO BICYCLE SAFETY EDUCATION.

    (Child Safety; Bicycle Education)

    TMG, WAM

         

    3061

    RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

    (Entertainment Incentives)

    EDT, WAM

         

    3062

    RELATING TO HAWAII AS A FREE TRADE ZONE TO ENHANCE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

    (Hawaii as Free Trade Zone; DBEDT Study)

    EDT, WAM

         

    3063

    RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.

    (License Plates; Special Environmental Preservation)

    TMG/JDC, WAM

         

    3064

    RELATING TO FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE.

    (Legislators; Disclosure)

    TMG, JDC

         

    3065

    RELATING TO ETHICS.

    (Legislators, Conflict of Interests, Rules)

    TMG, JDC

         

    3066

    RELATING TO PROVIDING A TRIAL PERIOD FOR THE PURCHASE OF HEARING AIDS.

    (Hearing aids; consumer protection)

    HHS, CPH

         

    3067

    PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO PERMIT THE IMPRISONMENT OF DEBTORS.

    (Debt, Imprisonment for)

    CPH, JDC

         

    3068

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE TWENTY-SECOND SENATORIAL DISTRICT.

    (CIP; 22nd Senatorial District)

    WAM

         

    3069

    RELATING TO THE STATE FINANCES.

    (Relating to the State Finances)

    WAM

         

    3070

    RELATING TO GOVERNMENT.

    (Privatization; Costs; Oversight)

    LBR/TMG/TIA, WAM

         

    3071

    RELATING TO ENTERPRISE ZONES.

    (Enterprise Zone; Call Center)

    EDT, WAM

         

    3072

    MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE ORBITS PROGRAM.

    (ORBITS Program; Appropriation)

    HHS/JDC, WAM

         

    3073

    RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

    (Board of Education; Attorneys)

    EDU, WAM

         

    3074

    RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

    (Department of Education; Area Superintendents; Salaries)

    EDU, WAM

         

    3075

    RELATING TO MUTUAL BENEFIT SOCIETIES.

    (Mutual Benefit Society Tax Exemption Repeal)

    HHS/CPH, WAM

         

    3076

    RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION INSURANCE.

    (Workers' Compensation; Surcharges)

    LBR, CPH

         

    3077

    RELATING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.

    (Emergency Medical Services; Alcohol, Substance Abuse Policy)

    HHS, WAM

         

    3078

    RELATING TO LEAVES OF ABSENCE.

    (Leaves of Absence; Beneficiary)

    LBR, WAM

         

    3079

    RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL.

    (Emergency Medical Services Worker; Retirement Eligibility)

    LBR/TIA, WAM

         

    3080

    RELATING TO THE HAWAII EMPLOYER-UNION HEALTH BENEFITS TRUST FUND.

    (Employer Union Health Benefits Trust Fund Board)

    LBR/TIA, WAM

         

    3081

    RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AND PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT.

    (Collective Bargaining; Essential Employee; Essential Position)

    LBR, WAM

         

    3082

    RELATING TO CIVIL SERVICE AND EXEMPTIONS.

    (Civil Service; Exemptions; County Owned Utility Positions)

    LBR/TIA/TMG, CPH

         

    3083

    RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

    (Procurement; Electric Utilities)

    TMG/TIA, CPH

         

    3084

    RELATING TO REVENUE BONDS.

    (County Revenue Bonds; Electricity)

    TIA, WAM

         

    3085

    RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS.

    (SPRBS; Definitions)

    TIA, WAM

         

    3086

    RELATING TO ELECTIONS.

    (Elections; Campaigns; Election Ballots)

    TMG/TIA, JDC

         

    3087

    RELATING TO EDUCATION.

    (Education)

    EDU/JDC, WAM

         
         

    RE-REFERRALS FOR THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2002

         

    S.B. NO.

    TITLE

    RE-REFERRAL

         

    2057

    RELATING TO TEMPORARY PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES.

    (Public Schools; Temporary Facilities; Accessibility; Exemptions)

    EDU, JDC/TIA

         

    2237

    RELATING TO PESTICIDES.

    (Pesticides; Aerial Spraying; Prohibition)

    AGT/WLE, JDC

         

    2308

    RELATING TO MARITIME LANDS.

    (Classes of Public Lands; Maritime Use)

    TMG/WLE, WAM

         

    2506

    RELATING TO ENERGY CONSERVATION TAX CREDIT.

    (Energy Conservation Tax Credit)

    WLE/CPH, WAM

         

    2555

    RELATING TO ELECTIONS.

    (Office of Elections; Task Force on Voters with Disabilities)

    TMG/TIA, WAM

         

    2789

    RELATING TO TEMPORARY HEALTH INSURANCE FOR UNEMPLOYED PERSONS.

    (Temporary Health Insurance for Unemployed Persons)

    LBR, WAM

         
         
  16. Miscellaneous Communications: None
  17. Miscellaneous Business
  18. Announcements
  19. Adjournment