THE SENATE

OF THE

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

STATE OF HAWAII

REGULAR SESSION OF 2002

 

TWENTY-SEVENTH DAY

March 7, 2002-Thursday-11:30 O'CLOCK A.M.

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

Invocation by Pastor Mark Hsi

Hope Chapel, Manoa

Roll Call

Approval of the Journal

Introductions

  1. Messages from the Governor: None
  2. Departmental Communications: None
  3. House Communications: Nos. 127-271
  4. Informing the Senate that on March 1, 2002, the following

    House Bill(s) passed Third Reading in the House:

    REFERRAL

    127

    H.B. No. 536

    "RELATING TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT."

    (State Planning; Counties)

    TIA/WLE, WAM

    128

    H.B. No. 1012

    "PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III, SECTION 6, OF THE HAWAII CONSTITUTION, TO CHANGE THE ELIGIBILITY TO SERVE AS A MEMBER OF THE SENATE OR HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES." (Election; Nomination)

     

     

    TMG/TIA, JDC

    129

    H.B. No. 1093

    "RELATING TO THE USE OF WASHINGTON PLACE FOR CAMPAIGN ACTIVITIES." (Ethics; Washington Place; Campaign Activities)

    TMG, JDC

    130

    H.B. No. 1722

    "RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION." (Transportation)

    TMG/CPH, WAM

    131

    H.B. No. 1723

    "RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY." (Motor vehicle safety)

    TMG, CPH/JDC

    132

    H.B. No. 1724

    "RELATING TO SPECIAL NUMBER PLATES FOR MILITARY SERVICE." (Special Number Plates; Military Service)

    TMG, WAM

    133

    H.B. No. 1729, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE TRAFFIC CODE." (Traffic; Speed Limits)

    TMG, WAM

    134

    H.B. No. 1731, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO DRIVERS EDUCATION FUND UNDERWRITERS FEES." (Drivers Ed; Fees)

    TMG/EDU, WAM

    135

    H.B. No. 1766

    "RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS." (SPERB; Health Care Facilities)

    HHS, WAM

    136

    H.B. No. 1777, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES." (Public Utilities; Rate Hearings)

    CPH, WAM

    137

    H.B. No. 1778, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO FINANCIAL SERVICES LOAN COMPANIES." (Financial Services Loan Companies)

    CPH, JDC

    138

    H.B. No. 1842, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF PHARMACY." (Pharmacy; Defined)

     

     

    HHS, CPH

    139

    H.B. No. 1867, H.D. 1

    "MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR HEALTH CARE FOR THE UNINSURED." (Appropriation; Uninsured Health Care; Community Health Centers)

    HHS, WAM

    140

    H.B. No. 1941

    "RELATING TO AGRICULTURE." (P.U.C. Exemption; Transporters of Seed Corn)

    TMG/AGT, CPH

    141

    H.B. No. 1950

    "RELATING TO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS." (Prescription Drugs)

    HHS/CPH, WAM

    142

    H.B. No. 1959, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION." (University of Hawaii; diversity)

    EDU, WAM

    143

    H.B. No. 1966, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT." (Employment)

    LBR, JDC

    144

    H.B. No. 1969

    "RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION." (BOE; Attorneys)

    EDU/JDC, WAM

    145

    H.B. No. 1999

    "RELATING TO HUNTING." (Hunting; Pistols, Revolvers)

    JDC

    146

    H.B. No. 2006, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO SPECIAL WASTES RECYCLING." (Recycling; Tires)

    TMG/WLE, JDC

    147

    H.B. No. 2009, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO AGRICULTURE." (Agriculture)

    AGT

    148

    H.B. No. 2018, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LEASES." (Agricultural Leases)

    AGT/WLE, WAM

    149

    H.B. No. 2044, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO PROCUREMENT." (Procurement; Electric Utilities)

     

    TMG/TIA, WAM

    150

    H.B. No. 2045, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO REVENUE BONDS." (County Revenue Bonds; Electricity)

    TIA, WAM

    151

    H.B. No. 2094, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST PROJECTS ON THE ISLANDS OF MAUI AND HAWAII." (Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; Pacific Wind Energy LLC)

    TIA/WLE, WAM

    152

    H.B. No. 2163

    "RELATING TO REHIRING RETIRED TEACHERS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION." (Retired teachers; rehiring; one-year)

    EDU/LBR, WAM

    153

    H.B. No. 2167, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT." (Traffic Enforcement Demonstration Project)

    TMG/TIA/JDC, WAM

    154

    H.B. No. 2176, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL MARKETING." (Agricultural Marketing; Cooperatives; ADC)

    AGT, WAM

    155

    H.B. No. 2212, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO ALIEN INVASIVE SPECIES." (Hawaii Invasive Species Council)

    AGT/WLE, WAM

    156

    H.B. No. 2231

    "RELATING TO THE AUDITOR." (Auditor's Confidentiality of Records)

    EDU/JDC, WAM

    157

    H.B. No. 2245, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO LEASEHOLD." (Real Property Leases; Renegotiation)

    CPH, JDC

    158

    H.B. No. 2271

    "MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO ABATE AGRICULTURAL THEFT." (Agricultural; Appropriation for Task Force)

    AGT, WAM

    159

    H.B. No. 2304, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO JUROR PRIVACY." (Juror Privacy)

     

    TMG, JDC

    160

    H.B. No. 2305, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE UNIFORM PROBATE CODE." (Probate, Commencement of Actions)

    JDC

    161

    H.B. No. 2352, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO EDUCATION." (School Readiness; Definition.)

    EDU, WAM

    162

    H.B. No. 2400, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS." (OHA; interim revenues)

    HAW, WAM

    163

    H.B. No. 2428, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO AGE VERIFICATION OF SEXUAL PERFORMERS." (Age verification of sexual performers)

    HHS, JDC

    164

    H.B. No. 2433, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT." (Child support enforcement)

    HHS, JDC

    165

    H.B. No. 2438, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO IDENTITY." (Identity)

    JDC

    166

    H.B. No. 2445

    "RELATING TO HOUSING." (Housing)

    CPH, WAM

    167

    H.B. No. 2448

    "RELATING TO THE HIGH TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION." (High Technology Development Corporation)

    EDT/WLE, WAM

    168

    H.B. No. 2455

    "RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL SITE CLEANUP." (Environmental Site Clean-Up)

    WLE, WAM

    169

    H.B. No. 2459

    "MAKING EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR SOCIAL SECURITY/MEDICARE EXPENSES." (Social Security/Medicare Expenses)

    HHS, WAM

    170

    H.B. No. 2495

    "MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES. " (Human Services)

    HHS, WAM

    171

    H.B. No. 2501, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE APPROPRIATION FOR STATE EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PROGRAMS." (Appropriation; State Employee Benefit Programs)

    LBR, WAM

    172

    H.B. No. 2512

    "RELATING TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SERVICES SPECIAL FUND." (Public Health Nursing Services Special Fund)

    HHS, WAM

    173

    H.B. No. 2514

    "RELATING TO TATTOO ARTISTS." (Tattoo Artists)

    HHS, CPH

    174

    H.B. No. 2518

    "RELATING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES." (Emergency Medical Services)

    HHS, WAM

    175

    H.B. No. 2521, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO CONTROL OF DISEASE." (Control of Disease)

    HHS, JDC

    176

    H.B. No. 2523

    "RELATING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES." (Emergency Medical Services)

    HHS, WAM

    177

    H.B. No. 2538

    "RELATING TO AQUATIC RESOURCES." (Aquatic Resources)

    WLE, WAM

    178

    H.B. No. 2545, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO INDUSTRIAL PARKS ON PUBLIC LANDS." (Industrial Parks)

    WLE/EDT, WAM

    179

    H.B. No. 2549

    "RELATING TO EXTENSION OF PUBLIC LAND LEASES." (Public Land Leases)

    WLE, WAM

    180

    H.B. No. 2552, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF LANDOWNER FOR SAFE HARBOR AGREEMENTS AND HABITAT CONSERVATION PLANS." (Safe Harbor Agreements)

     

    WLE, JDC

    181

    H.B. No. 2553

    "RELATING TO THE BUREAU OF CONVEYANCES." (Bureau of Conveyances)

    WLE, WAM

    182

    H.B. No. 2556

    "RELATING TO SECTION 13 OF ACT 15, THIRD SPECIAL SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2001." (Special Session Laws)

    WAM

    183

    H.B. No. 2557, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO REHIRING RETIRED SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS." (Rehiring Retired School Administrators)

    EDU, WAM

    184

    H.B. No. 2558, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO STUDENT LOANS FOR TEACHERS." (Student Loan for Teachers)

    EDU, WAM

    185

    H.B. No. 2568, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE COLLECTION OF TAXES." (Collection of Taxes)

    WAM

    186

    H.B. No. 2569, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE CONFORMITY OF THE STATE TAX LAWS TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION." (Conformity of State Tax Laws to the United States Constitution)

    WAM

    187

    H.B. No. 2570, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE CAPITAL GOODS EXCISE TAX CREDIT." (Capital Goods Excise Tax Credit)

    WAM

    188

    H.B. No. 2571

    "RELATING TO TAXATION OF PERSONS WITH IMPAIRED SIGHT OR HEARING OR WHO ARE TOTALLY DISABLED THAT ARE ENGAGED IN BUSINESS." (Taxation of persons with impaired sight or hearing or who are totally disabled that are engaged in business)

    HHS, WAM

    189

    H.B. No. 2577, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO DEVELOPMENT OF PUBLIC LANDS." (Development of Public Lands)

    TMG/WLE, WAM

    190

    H.B. No. 2606, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO ELECTIONS." (Elections; Recall of legislators)

    TMG/TIA/JDC, WAM

    191

    H.B. No. 2618, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO INSURANCE." (Dental Care, Direct Payment)

    HHS, CPH

    192

    H.B. No. 2662, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO LAND USE." (Land use; important agricultural lands)

    WLE/AGT, WAM

    193

    H.B. No. 2708, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO ANIMAL DISEASES." (Agriculture; animal quarantine or destruction)

    AGT, WAM

    194

    H.B. No. 2709

    "RELATING TO HEALTH." (Hospital & Med. Facilities Special Fund; Administrative Penalty)

    HHS, WAM

    195

    H.B. No. 2723, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO COUNTIES." (Food Waste Recycling; County Requirements Established)

    WLE, TIA

    196

    H.B. No. 2731, H.D. 1

    "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

    197

    H.B. No. 2761, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO COMMUNITY ORAL HEALTH." (Oral Health; Community Health)

    HHS/EDU, WAM

    198

    H.B. No. 2798, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO SCHOLARSHIPS." (HOPE scholarships)

    EDU, WAM

    199

    H.B. No. 2842

    "RELATING TO ELECTED OFFICIALS." (Elected officials, benefits, forfeiture)

     

    TMG/TIA/JDC

    200

    H.B. No. 2843

    "RELATING TO ELECTIONS." (Elections; Recount)

    TMG/TIA/JDC, WAM

    201

    H.B. No. 2854, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO ACCOUNTANCY." (CPA; Licensing)

    CPH

         

    Informing the Senate that on March 5, 2002, the following

    House Bill(s) passed Third Reading in the House:

    REFERRAL

    202

    H.B. No. 57, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO AGRICULTURE." (Industrial Hemp Research)

    AGT, JDC

    203

    H.B. No. 1451, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO THE PREVENTION OF WORKPLACE VIOLENCE." (Prevention of Workplace Violence)

    LBR, JDC

    204

    H.B. No. 1730, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO DRIVERS EDUCATION FUND UNDERWRITERS FEE." (Drivers Education; Fees)

    TMG/EDU, WAM

    205

    H.B. No. 1741, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO PUPIL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY." (School Vehicles; Use of Mobile Telephones)

    TMG, JDC

    206

    H.B. No. 1749, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOMES." (Arch Patient Criminal History Disclosure)

    HHS, JDC

    207

    H.B. No. 1751, H.D. 2

    "MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE SEX OFFENDER TREATMENT PROGRAM." (Sex Offender Treatment Appropriation)

    HHS/JDC, WAM

    208

    H.B. No. 1816, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT." (Shoreline Setbacks)

    WLE, TIA

    209

    H.B. No. 1821, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO THE LEGISLATIVE AUDITOR." (Legislative Auditor)

    WAM

    210

    H.B. No. 1858, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO BEFORE-SCHOOL, AFTER-SCHOOL, AND WEEKEND PROGRAMS." (Before-school, After-school, and Weekend Programs)

    HHS/EDU, WAM

    211

    H.B. No. 1878, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO EDUCATION." (Hawaii State Student Council; Established)

    EDU, WAM

    212

    H.B. No. 1901, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO HIV TESTING FOR SEXUAL OFFENSES." (HIV testing; sex offenders)

    HHS, JDC

    213

    H.B. No. 1939, H.D. 2

    "MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR AGRICULTURAL WATER DEVELOPMENT." (Agricultural Water Development; Appropriation)

    AGT/WLE, WAM

    214

    H.B. No. 1974, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO SCHOOL REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE." (School Repair and Maintenance; Hawaii 3R's)

    EDU/TMG, WAM

    215

    H.B. No. 2017, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO AGRICULTURE." (Agriculture; research and development; appropriations)

    AGT, WAM

    216

    H.B. No. 2033, H.D. 3

    "RELATING TO EDUCATION." (Board of Education; Abolishment; Constitutional Amendments)

    EDU/JDC, WAM

    217

    H.B. No. 2037, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO EDUCATION REFORM." (Education Reform)

    EDU/LBR, WAM

    218

    H.B. No. 2055, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO SOCIAL WORK." (Social Work)

    HHS, CPH

    219

    H.B. No. 2056, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO SOCIAL WORK." (Social Work)

    HHS, CPH

    220

    H.B. No. 2065, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO NURSES." (Advanced Practice Registered Nurses; Prescriptive Authority)

    HHS, CPH

    221

    H.B. No. 2072, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO SOCIAL WELFARE." (Appropriation; Housing Assistance)

    HHS/CPH, WAM

    222

    H.B. No. 2084, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO THE TRAFFIC CODE." (Pedestrian Bill of Rights)

    TMG, JDC

    223

    H.B. No. 2158, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO COMMERCIAL DRIVER LICENSING." (Commercial Driver Licensing; Exemptions)

    TMG/TIA, JDC

    224

    H.B. No. 2165, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO EDUCATION." (Education; Hawaii Teacher Standards Board)

    EDU/LBR, WAM

    225

    H.B. No. 2169, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO COFFEE." (Coffee labeling)

    AGT, CPH

    226

    H.B. No. 2172, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO AGRICULTURE." (Appropriations; agricultural research and agribusiness incubator)

    AGT/EDU, WAM

    227

    H.B. No. 2223, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO ELDERLY CARE." (Elderly care)

    HHS, WAM

    228

    H.B. No. 2228, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO PENSION AND RETIREMENT SYSTEMS." (Firefighters; ERS)

    LBR, WAM

    229

    H.B. No. 2234, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION OF THE KOREAN WAR COMMISSION." (Korean War 50th Anniversary Commemoration)

    TMG, WAM

    230

    H.B. No. 2242, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO HYDROELECTRICITY." (Low-head hydroelectric plants. CIP appropriation.)

     

     

    AGT/WLE/CPH, WAM

    231

    H.B. No. 2258, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY." (Marriage Therapy; Sunset )

    HHS, CPH

    232

    H.B. No. 2266, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO ACCRETED LANDS." (Relating to Accreted Lands)

    WLE, JDC

    233

    H.B. No. 2276, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING." (Collective Bargaining)

    LBR, WAM

    234

    H.B. No. 2301, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO THE USE OF INTOXICANTS." (Use of Intoxicants)

    TMG/TIA, JDC

    235

    H.B. No. 2325, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO ACCEPTANCE OF PROPERTY BY COUNTIES." (Roads, Counties, Adoption)

    TMG/TIA, WAM

    236

    H.B. No. 2349, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLES." (Emergency Vehicles)

    TMG, JDC

    237

    H.B. No. 2353, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO EDUCATION." (Educational testing)

    EDU, WAM

    238

    H.B. No. 2424, H.D. 2

    "MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE, ITS OFFICERS, OR ITS EMPLOYEES." (Making appropriations for claims against the state, its officers, or its employees)

    WAM

    239

    H.B. No. 2443, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO THE PREVENTION OF THE FILING OF FRIVOLOUS FINANCING STATEMENTS." (Prevention of the filing of frivolous financing statements)

    CPH, JDC

    240

    H.B. No. 2450, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF HAWAII." (Housing and Community Development Corporation of Hawaii)

    CPH, WAM

    241

    H.B. No. 2452, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES." (Electric Vehicles)

    TMG, WAM

    242

    H.B. No. 2465, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS." (Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs)

    CPH, WAM

    243

    H.B. No. 2466, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO REAL ESTATE." (Relating to Real Estate)

    CPH, WAM

    244

    H.B. No. 2479, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO DISASTER RELIEF." (Disaster Relief)

    TMG/JDC, WAM

    245

    H.B. No. 2480, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO SCHOOL BUS FARES." (School Bus Fares)

    EDU, WAM

    246

    H.B. No. 2493, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT, 1920, AS AMENDED." (Hawaiian Homes Commission Act)

    HAW

    247

    H.B. No. 2496, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO CHILD CARE." (Child Care)

    HHS, JDC

    248

    H.B. No. 2503, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO VITAL STATISTICS." (Vital Statistics)

    HHS, WAM

    249

    H.B. No. 2506, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO VITAL STATISTICS." (Vital Statistics)

    HHS, WAM

    250

    H.B. No. 2507, H.D. 3

    "RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF DIVORCES AND ANNULMENTS." (Divorces; Annulments)

    HHS, JDC

    251

    H.B. No. 2542, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO BOATING." (Moorage Fees; Increase)

    TMG/EDT, WAM

    252

    H.B. No. 2550, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO APPURTENANT RIGHTS UNDER THE WATER CODE." (Water Code)

    WLE, JDC

    253

    H.B. No. 2559, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO THE REPEAL OF NULL AND VOID AND UNNECESSARY ADMINISTRATIVE RULES." (Repeal of Null and Void and Unnecessary Administrative Rules)

    TMG, WAM

    254

    H.B. No. 2560, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO SEXUAL OFFENSES." (Relating to Sexual Offenses)

    HHS, JDC

    255

    H.B. No. 2576, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO HIGH TECHNOLOGY TAX INCENTIVES." (High Technology Tax Incentives)

    EDT, WAM

    256

    H.B. No. 2580

    "RELATING TO DRIVER LICENSING." (Driver Licensing)

    TMG, JDC

    257

    H.B. No. 2630, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO A SEAL OF QUALITY FOR FRESH AND PROCESSED AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS PROGRAM." (Agriculture)

    AGT/CPH, WAM

    258

    H.B. No. 2642, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO THE HAWAII HOME LOAN PROTECTION ACT." (Home Loan Protection)

    CPH/JDC

    259

    H.B. No. 2751, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION." (DOE Auditor Positions)

    EDU, WAM

    260

    H.B. No. 2654, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO GOVERNMENT." (Hurricane Reserve Trust Fund; GO bonds; appropriations.)

    WAM

    261

    H.B. No. 2672, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES." (Prohibited political activities)

     

    TMG, JDC

    262

    H.B. No. 2787, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION STOREROOM REVOLVING FUND." (DOE Storeroom Revolving Fund; Repeal)

    EDU, WAM

    263

    H.B. No. 2803, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO MOTION PICTURE AND FILM PRODUCTION." (Film Production; Tax Credit)

    EDT, WAM

    264

    H.B. No. 2806, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION." (Emergency Contraception; Pharmacists to Dispense)

    HHS, CPH

    265

    H.B. No. 2831, H.D. 3

    "RELATING TO CORAL REEF PROTECTION." (Coral reef protection)

    WLE/JDC, WAM

    266

    H.B. No. 2836, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO ENERGY." (Energy Efficiency; Tax Credits)

    WLE/CPH, WAM

    267

    H.B. No. 2838, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO GEOTHERMAL ROYALTIES." (Energy; geothermal royalties)

    WLE/EDT, WAM

    268

    H.B. No. 2841, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO ELECTED OFFICIALS." (Elected Officials; Disqualification Upon Conviction)

    TMG/TIA/JDC

    269

    H.B. No. 2845, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO DENTAL LICENSING." (Dentistry; Licensing)

    HHS, CPH

    270

    H.B. No. 2849, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION."(High School Career and Technical Education Programs; DOE)

    EDU, WAM

    271

    H.B. No. 2851, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO THE HAWAII TEACHER STANDARDS BOARD." (Hawaii Administrator Standards Board)

    EDU/LBR, WAM

         
         
  5. Judiciary Communications: None
  6. Introduction of Measures
  7. Standing Committee Report Nos. 2833-2836
  8. 2833

    (One Day Notice)

    (HHS)

    G.M. No. 174

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawai'i Advisory Commission on Drug Abuse and Controlled Substances, Gubernatorial Nominees Lani Bowman, Kevin M.F. Ho, Pharm.D., T. Vivian Ishimaru-Tseng, M.D., Barbara-Ann Keller, Mitchell Kepa, and Chad Y. Koyanagi, M.D., for terms to expire 6-30-2005; Judith Y. Akamine, for a term to expire 6-30-2006."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2834

    (One Day Notice)

    (HHS)

    G.M. No. 175

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Drug Product Selection Board, Gubernatorial Nominees Loriann M. Kanno, Pharm.D., and George W. Read, Ph.D., for a terms to expire 6-30-2005; Marcella Seto Chock, Pharm.D., and Mary Jo Keefe, for terms to expire 6-30-2006."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2835

    (TIA)

    S.C.R. No. 2

    "REQUESTING THE APPOINTMENT OF AFGHAN WOMEN TO THE PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT OF AFGHANISTAN TO ENSURE EQUITABLE TREATMENT OF WOMEN IN THE NEW GOVERNMENT."

    (Recommends referral to JDC)

         
         

    2836

    (TIA)

    S.R. No. 1

    "REQUESTING THE APPOINTMENT OF AFGHAN WOMEN TO THE PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT OF AFGHANISTAN TO ENSURE EQUITABLE TREATMENT OF WOMEN IN THE NEW GOVERNMENT."

    (Recommends referral to JDC)

         
         
         

    ORDER OF THE DAY

  9. Deferred Matters Referrals
  10. Informing the Senate that on February 28, 2002, the following House Bill(s) passed Third Reading in the House:

    REFERRAL

    42

    H.B. No. 680, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO THE LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS APPEALS BOARD." (Labor and Industrial Relations Appeal Board)

    LBR/JDC, WAM

    43

    H.B. No. 1717, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO ETHICS." (Ethics Training)

    TMG, JDC, WAM

    44

    H.B. No. 1725, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO DRIVER LICENSE RENEWAL BY MAIL." (Driver license renewal)

    TMG, JDC

    45

    H.B. No. 1727, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO DRIVER'S LICENSE INSTRUCTION PERMIT RENEWAL." (Driver's license instruction permit renewal)

    TMG, JDC

    46

    H.B. No. 1768, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO VEHICLE REGISTRATION." (Motor Vehicle Registration)

    TMG/TIA

    47

    H.B. No. 2030, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO TOWING." (Towing Fees)

    TMG, CPH

    48

    H.B. No. 2166, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO EDUCATION." (Special purpose revenue bonds for education)

    EDU, WAM

    49

    H.B. No. 2235, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII." (Pacific Center for Ecosystem Science)

    EDU, WAM

    50

    H.B. No. 2302, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVERS' LICENSES." (Driver's License or Permit; Conditional)

    TMG/TIA, JDC

    51

    H.B. No. 2311, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO JUDGES FOR THE CIRCUIT COURT." (Circuit Judges; Number)

    JDC, WAM

    52

    H.B. No. 2460, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM." (Employees' Retirement System)

    LBR, WAM

    53

    H.B. No. 2531, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO TEMPORARY HEALTH INSURANCE FOR UNEMPLOYED PERSONS." (Temporary Health Insurance for Unemployed Persons)

    LBR, WAM

    54

    H.B. No. 2581

    "RELATING TO COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSING." (Commercial Driver's Licensing)

    TMG, JDC

    55

    H.B. No. 2582, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY." (Commercial Driver Licensing)

    TMG, JDC

    56

    H.B. No. 2599, H.D. 2

    "MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE EMERGENCY ENVIRONMENTAL WORKFORCE." (Emergency Environmental Workforce Program)

    LBR/WLE, WAM

    57

    H.B. No. 2718, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII." (General Obligation Bonds for the University of Hawaii)

    EDU, WAM

    58

    H.B. No. 2744, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE FARMERS' MARKET." (Farmers' Market; Feasibility Study)

    AGT, WAM

         

    Informing the Senate that on March 1, 2002, the following House Concurrent Resolution was Adopted in the House:

    REFERRAL

    59

    H.C.R. No. 11

    "ENCOURAGING SCHOOLS IN HAWAII TO ENCOURAGE CALCIUM INTAKE, ESPECIALLY IN YOUNG WOMEN, AND SUPPORTING EDUCATION AND AWARENESS OF CALCIUM DEFICIENCY." (Calcium Initiative)

     

    HHS

    Informing the Senate that on March 1, 2002, the following

    House Bill(s) passed Third Reading in the House:

    REFERRAL

         

    60

    H.B. No. 682

    "RELATING TO CONTESTS OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH MATTERS." ( Labor Citations; Contests)

    LBR, WAM

    61

    H.B. No. 1008

    "RELATING TO ELECTIONS BY MAIL." (Elections, Vote by Mail)

    TMG/TIA/JDC, WAM

    62

    H.B. No. 1009

    "RELATING TO THE RETURN AND RECEIPT OF SPECIAL CASE ABSENTEE BALLOTS." (Elections; Absentee Voting)

    TMG/TIA/JDC, WAM

    63

    H.B. No. 1542, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO VOTER REGISTRATION." (Voter registration; Incapacitated persons)

    HHS/TMG, JDC

    64

    H.B. No. 1740, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO ENTERPRISE ZONES." (Enterprise Zones; Call Center)

     

     

    EDT, WAM

    65

    H.B. No. 1770, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES." (Oil; Public Utility)

    CPH/WLE, WAM

    66

    H.B. No. 1772

    "RELATING TO RESIDENCY OF POLICE OFFICER APPLICANTS." (Police Officers; Residency)

    LBR/TIA, WAM

    67

    H.B. No. 1823, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO GOVERNMENT SERVICES." (GET; State Exemption; Central Services Fee)

    TMG, WAM

    68

    H.B. No. 1825, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE REVISED UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE ARTICLE 9 SECURED TRANSACTIONS." (UCC Article 9; Amendments)

    AGT/CPH, JDC

    69

    H.B. No. 1843

    "RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING IN PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT." (Collective Bargaining; Reinstatement of Binding Arbitration)

    LBR, WAM

    70

    H.B. No. 1864, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO VISITATION." (Sibling Visitation Rights)

    HHS, JDC

    71

    H.B. No. 1900, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR." (Intoxicating liquor.)

    HHS/TIA, CPH

    72

    H.B. No. 1942

    "ESTABLISHING A COMMISSION TO CELEBRATE THE ONE-HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARRIVAL OF FILIPINOS TO HAWAII." (Filipino Centennial Celebration Commission)

    EDU, WAM

    73

    H.B. No. 1976

    "RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST INDUSTRIAL ENTERPRISES." (Special Purpose Revenue Bond; Gay & Robinson, Inc.)

     

     

    AGT/EDT, WAM

    74

    H.B. No. 2002

    "RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS." (Public Lands: Leases)

    WLE/TIA, WAM

    75

    H.B. No. 2128, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR PROJECTS ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII." (Special Purpose Revenue Bonds; Electric Utilities)

    WLE, WAM

    76

    H.B. No. 2132, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO CORRECTIONS." (Female Parity in Corrections)

    JDC, WAM

    77

    H.B. No. 2164, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO THE HAWAII EDUCATOR LOAN PROGRAM." (Teachers; Hawaii educator loan program)

     

    EDU, WAM

    78

    H.B. No. 2195

    "RELATING TO HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY." (Hawaii Tourism Authority; Executive Director)

    TIA, WAM

    79

    H.B. No. 2198, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO GASOLINE." (Maximum Wholesale Gasoline Prices; Civil Actions)

    TMG/CPH, WAM

    80

    H.B. No. 2216, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH, ALCOHOL, AND DRUG ABUSE." (Mental Health, Alcohol, and Drug Abuse Treatment)

    HHS/CPH, WAM

    81

    H.B. No. 2236, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO A GEOTHERMAL-TO-HYDROGEN TAX CREDIT." (Geothermal-to-Hydrogen Tax Credit)

    EDT/WLE, WAM

    82

    H.B. No. 2237, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO A HYDROELECTRIC TAX CREDIT." (Hydroelectric Tax Credit)

    EDT/WLE, WAM

    83

    H.B. No. 2248, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR PROCESSING ENTERPRISES." (Special purpose revenue bonds; Poaka, Incorporated)

    AGT, WAM

    84

    H.B. No. 2249

    "RELATING TO NORTH KOHALA." (North Kohala)

    HAW/WLE, WAM

    85

    H.B. No. 2251, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO TOURISM." (Tourism; Authority)

    TIA, WAM

    86

    H.B. No. 2278, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING." (Collective bargaining)

    LBR, WAM

    87

    H.B. No. 2298, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO ELECTIONS." (OHA Candidate; Filing Deadline)

    HAW/TMG, JDC

    88

    H.B. No. 2306, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO JUDICIARY RECORDS." (Judiciary Records)

    JDC

    89

    H.B. No. 2307, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS." (Electronic Transactions)

    CPH, JDC

    90

    H.B. No. 2308, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO THE COURTS." (Family Court, Director, Duties)

    JDC

    91

    H.B. No. 2329

    "RELATING TO MANAGED COMPETITION." (Managed competition)

    LBR/TMG/TIA, WAM

    92

    H.B. No. 2385

    "RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST WINES OF KAUAI, LLC." (Wines of Kauai, LLC; SPRBs; Construction of Winery; Processing)

    AGT, WAM

    93

    H.B. No. 2387, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE PENAL CODE." (Desecration)

    JDC

    94

    H.B. No. 2426, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN." (Crimes against children)

    HHS, JDC

    95

    H.B. No. 2427, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO VICTIMS OF CRIMES." (Victims of crime)

    JDC

    96

    H.B. No. 2429, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO TOBACCO." (Tobacco)

    HHS/JDC, WAM

    97

    H.B. No. 2453

    "RELATING TO THE CAPITAL LOAN PROGRAM." (Capital Loan Program)

    EDT, WAM

    98

    H.B. No. 2454

    "RELATING TO ENTERPRISE ZONES." (Enterprise Zones)

    EDT, WAM

    99

    H.B. No. 2468, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO CEMETERY AND FUNERAL TRUSTS." (Cemetery and Funeral Trusts)

    CPH, WAM

    100

    H.B. No. 2473, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE UNIFORM SECURITIES ACT." (Relating to the Uniform Securities Act.)

    CPH, JDC

    101

    H.B. No. 2478

    "RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT STATUS OF PERSONNEL OF THE HAWAII NATIONAL GUARD YOUTH CHALLENGE ACADEMY." (Employment Status of Personnel of the Hawaii National Guard Youth Challenge Academy)

    TMG/LBR, WAM

    102

    H.B. No. 2485

    "RELATING TO CENTRAL SERVICE EXPENSES." (Central Service Expenses)

    EDU/CPH, WAM

    103

    H.B. No. 2500, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO STATUTORY REFERENCES AFFECTED BY ACT 253, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2000." (Report Title:)

    LBR, WAM

    104

    H.B. No. 2525, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS." (Public Works Project)

     

    TMG/TIA, WAM

    105

    H.B. No. 2526

    "RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION." (Relating to Workers' Compensation)

    LBR, WAM

    106

    H.B. No. 2527

    "RELATING TO SAFETY INSPECTION FREQUENCIES FOR REGULATED EQUIPMENT." (Inspection Frequencies for Regulated Equipment)

    TMG/LBR, WAM

    107

    H.B. No. 2536

    "RELATING TO SECTION 17 OF ACT 85, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 1999." (Fishing Laws)

    WLE, JDC

    108

    H.B. No. 2537

    "RELATING TO AQUATIC RESOURCES." (Aquatic Resources)

    WLE, JDC

    109

    H.B. No. 2449, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO SMALL BUSINESS." (Small Business)

    EDT, WAM

    110

    H.B. No. 2554

    "RELATING TO NONCOMMERCIAL PIERS." (Noncommercial Piers)

    WLE, WAM

    111

    H.B. No. 2563, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO COMPENSATION OF CRIME VICTIMS." (Compensation of Crime Victims)

    JDC, WAM

    112

    H.B. No. 2565, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO EXPLOSIVES." (Relating to Explosives)

    TMG/TIA, JDC

    113

    H.B. No. 2595, H.D. 1

    "MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO ENHANCE AGRICULTURAL TOURISM VENUES." (Agricultural Tourism Venues; Appropriation)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TIA/AGT, WAM

    114

    H.B. No. 2613

    "RELATING TO STATUTORY REVISION: AMENDING, REENACTING, OR REPEALING VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE HAWAII REVISED STATUTES AND THE SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII FOR THE PURPOSE OF CORRECTING ERRORS AND REFERENCES, CLARIFYING LANGUAGE, AND DELETING OBSOLETE OR UNNECESSARY PROVISIONS." (Revision Bill)

    TMG, JDC

    115

    H.B. No. 2638, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO THE HAWAII LONG-TERM CARE FINANCING ACT." (Long-Term Care; Mandatory Premium Assessment)

    HHS/CPH, WAM

    116

    H.B. No. 2659, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO CAVE PROTECTION." (Cave Protection)

    HAW/WLE, JDC

    117

    H.B. No. 2710, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO OCEAN LEASING." (Ocean Leasing)

    WLE, WAM

    118

    H.B. No. 2726, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE REORGANIZATION OF STATE GOVERNMENT." (Reorganization of State Government)

    TMG, WAM

    119

    H.B. No. 2738, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO LANGUAGE." (Commission on Language Access; Appropriation)

    HHS, WAM

    120

    H.B. No. 2741, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO THE CIGARETTE AND TOBACCO TAX." (Tobacco and Cigarette Tax)

    HHS, WAM

    121

    H.B. No. 2752, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL AND VOCATIONAL LICENSES." (License Sanctions for Student Loan Default)

    EDU, WAM

    122

    H.B. No. 2764, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO CONVEYANCE TAX." (Conveyance Tax; Disposition)

     

    WLE/HHS, WAM

    123

    H.B. No. 2821, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO STATE DEPARTMENTS." (Deputies and first assistants of state dept. heads; Abolishment)

    TMG/LBR, WAM

    124

    H.B. No. 2832, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO TIME SHARING PLANS." (Time Sharing Plans)

    TIA, CPH

    125

    H.B. No. 2837, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO ENERGY." (Statewide Energy Audit)

    WLE/CPH, WAM

    126

    H.B. No. 2844, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO CAMPAIGN SPENDING." (Campaign Spending)

    TMG/TIA/JDC, WAM

         

     

       
  11. Senate Communications: No. 1
  12.  

    Notice to the Governor dated March 7, 2002, transmitting the following Senate Bills which propose amendments to the Hawaii Constitution:

    REFERRAL

    1

    S.B. NO. 883, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY."

    S.B. NO. 2102, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO EDUCATION."

    S.B. NO. 2115

    "PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE I, SECTION 4, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO EXPAND THE CONSTITUTIONAL GUARANTEE OF FREE SPEECH TO QUASI-PUBLIC FACILITIES."

    JOURNAL

         
         

     

     

  13. Third Reading
  14. (See Floor Amendment No. 2)

    S.B. No. 2032, S.D. 2

    "RELATING TO EDUCATION." (WAM)


    (Education; Kindergarten Entrance Age)

  15. Referrals
  16. REFERRALS FOR THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2002

    S.C.R. NO.

    TITLE

    REFERRAL

         

    41

    ADOPTING A SCHOOL READINESS DEFINITION AND STRATEGY.

    (Adopts a school readiness definition and strategy.)

    EDU

         

    42

    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.

    (Kailua High School Alternative Access Road; Task Force)

    EDU/TMG

         

    43

    ENCOURAGING ALL STATE AGENCIES TO DO EVERYTHING POSSIBLE TO FOSTER COMPETITION IN THE INTERISLAND AIR TRANSPORTATION MARKET.

    (Encourages all state agencies to do everything possible to foster competition in the interisland air transportation market.)

    TMG

         

    44

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

    (Emergency Environmental Workforce; National Guard Assistance)

    TMG/WLE

         

    45

    REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT AND THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO TAKE ACTION NECESSARY TO HONOR OUR COUNTRY'S MORAL OBLIGATION TO PROVIDE FULL VETERANS BENEFITS TO FILIPINO VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES.

    (Filipino WWII Veterans; Full Benefits)

    TMG

         

    46

    URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ENCOURAGE THE DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF FOOD GARDENS AS A TEACHING TOOL IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.

    (Food gardens in elementary schools)

    HHS, EDU

         

    47

    REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH'S EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES SYSTEMS BRANCH.

    (Requests the Auditor to conduct a financial and management audit of the Emergency Medical Services Systems Branch.)

    HHS, WAM

         

    48

    REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO OFFER COVERAGE FOR NATUROPATHS, ACUPUNCTURISTS, AND CHIROPRACTORS.

    (Mandatory Hlth Ins.; Naturopaths; Acupuncturists; Chiropractic)

    HHS/CPH, WAM

         

    49

    APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF STATE-PROVINCE RELATIONS OF FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE PROVINCE OF PANGASINAN OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES.

    (Sister-State Affiliation with Province of Pangasinan, Philippines)

    TIA

         

    50

    DECLARING THE WISHES OF THE LEGISLATURE WITH RESPECT TO THE PRESERVATION AND PROTECTION OF EXISTING AGRICULTURAL LAND RESOURCES AND THEIR COMPONENTS.

    (Preservation and Protection of Existing Agricultural Land)

    AGT

         

    51

    URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO NEGOTIATE THE INTRODUCTION OF HEALTHY JUICES AND SNACKS INTO THE DISPENSING MACHINES ALLOWED ON HAWAII SCHOOL PREMISES.

    (Healthy Foods in Schools Dispensing Machines)

    EDU/HHS

         

    52

    REQUESTING CONGRESS TO APPROPRIATE ADEQUATE FINANCIAL IMPACT ASSISTANCE FOR HAWAII'S FREELY ASSOCIATED STATES CITIZENS.

    (Requesting Congress to appropriate adequate financial impact assistance for Hawaii's freely associated state citizens.)

    TMG, WAM

         

    53

    REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A PANEL TO STUDY AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON WORKFORCE ISSUES RELATED TO THE NURSING PROFESSION.

    (Establishes Panel on Nursing Workforce Issues; 2003 Report)

    HHS, LBR

         

    54

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DESIGN AND REPORT FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPLEMENTING A GRADES 6-12 CAREER AND LIFE SKILLS PROGRAM, AS A PART OF A COMPREHENSIVE CAREER DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM.

    (Career and Life Skills Program)

    EDU

         

    55

    REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO ACCELERATE ITS IMPLEMENTATION OF THE HONOLULU BICYCLE MASTER PLAN INITIATED UNDER ORDINANCE 94-39.

    (Bicycling; Honolulu Bicycle Master Plan)

    TMG, TIA

         

    56

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO DEVELOP A STRATEGIC PLAN FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A PATIENT SAFETY AND MEDICAL ERRORS REDUCTION PROGRAM.

    (Patient Safety and Medical Errors Reduction Program)

    HHS, CPH

         

    57

    REQUESTING THAT THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU APPROPRIATE FUNDS TO COVER THE CITY AND COUNTY'S SHARE OF REPAIRING AND MAINTAINING PUEA CEMETERY.

    ( Repair and Maintenance of Puea Cemetery)

    HAW, TIA

         

    58

    REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY AND IMPLEMENTATION STUDY FOR A CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY TO INSURE POTENTIAL RISKS OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.

    (Requesting Auditor to conduct a feasibility and implementation study for a captive insurance company to insure potential risks of the State of Hawaii.)

    CPH, WAM

         

    59

    URGING THE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE TO ADOPT PROPOSED MODIFICATION OF QUARANTINE PROCEDURES TO REFLECT CURRENT SCIENTIFIC STUDIES ON RABIES PREVENTION.

    (BOA to Adopt proposed modification of quarantine procedures)

    AGT/HHS

         

    60

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO DEVELOP A STRATEGIC PLAN TO COORDINATE PROGRAM SUPPORT OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT PROGRAMS FOR ADOLESCENTS.

    (Substance abuse residential treatment for adolescents.)

    HHS

         
         

    S.R. NO.

    TITLE

    REFERRAL

         

    21

    ADOPTING A SCHOOL READINESS DEFINITION AND STRATEGY.

    (Adopts a school readiness definition and strategy.)

    EDU

         

    22

    RELATING TO CELEBRATION OF STATEHOOD DAY.

    (Statehood Holiday Celebrations)

    TMG/TIA

         

    23

    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.

    (Repeal of traffic enforcement demonstration project; automated enforcement devices; prohibition of use)

    EDU/TMG

         

    24

    ENCOURAGING ALL STATE AGENCIES TO DO EVERYTHING POSSIBLE TO FOSTER COMPETITION IN THE INTERISLAND AIR TRANSPORTATION MARKET.

    (Encourages all state agencies to do everything possible to foster competition in the interisland air transportation market.)

    TMG

         

    25

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

    (Emergency Environmental Workforce; National Guard Assistance)

    TMG/WLE

         

    26

    REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT AND THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO TAKE ACTION NECESSARY TO HONOR OUR COUNTRY'S MORAL OBLIGATION TO PROVIDE FULL VETERANS BENEFITS TO FILIPINO VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES.

    (Filipino WWII Veterans; Full Benefits)

    TMG

         

    27

    URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ENCOURAGE THE DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF FOOD GARDENS AS A TEACHING TOOL IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.

    (Food gardens in elementary schools)

    HHS, EDU

         

    28

    DECLARING THE WISHES OF THE SENATE WITH RESPECT TO THE PRESERVATION AND PROTECTION OF EXISTING AGRICULTURAL LAND RESOURCES AND THEIR COMPONENTS.

    (Preservation and Protection of Existing Agricultural Land)

    AGT

         

    29

    RELATING TO AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES PROVIDING THAT NO COURT SHALL HAVE THE POWER TO LEVY OR INCREASE TAXES.

    (Proposed amendment to the constitution of the United States prohibiting judicial taxation, no taxation without representation.)

    JDC, WAM

         

    30

    REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO ACCELERATE ITS IMPLEMENTATION OF THE HONOLULU BICYCLE MASTER PLAN INITIATED UNDER ORDINANCE 94-39.

    (Bicycling; Honolulu Bicycle Master Plan)

    TMG, TIA

         
         
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