THE SENATE

OF THE

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

STATE OF HAWAII

REGULAR SESSION OF 2002

 

THIRTY-FIFTH DAY

March 19, 2002-Tuesday-11:30 O'CLOCK A.M.

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

Invocation by Father Anthony Rosario

Lady of the Mount

Roll Call

Approval of the Journal

Introductions

  1. Messages from the Governor: None
  2. Departmental Communications: None
  3. House Communications: No(s). 314
  4.  

    Informing the Senate that on March 18, 2002, the following Senate Bill(s) passed Third Reading in the House:

    REFERRAL

    314

    S.B. No. 2662, S.D. 2

    "RELATING TO NEW CENTURY CONVERSION CHARTER SCHOOLS."(New Century Conversion Charter Schools; DOE; Education)

    FILE

         
         
  5. Senate Communications: None
  6. Judiciary Communications: None
  7. Standing Committee Reports: No(s). 2864-2880
  8. 2864

    (HHS)

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

    "RELATING TO VISITATION."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to JDC)

         
         

    2865

    (HHS)

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

    "RELATING TO ELDERLY CARE."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

         
         

    2866

    (HHS)

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

    "RELATING TO MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to CPH)

         
         

    2867

    (HHS)

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

    "RELATING TO CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to JDC)

         
         

    2868

    (HHS)

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

    "RELATING TO AGE VERIFICATION OF SEXUAL PERFORMERS."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to JDC)

         
         

    2869

    (HHS)

    H.B. No. 2432

    "RELATING TO DIRECT PAYMENT OF CHILD SUPPORT."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to JDC)

         
         

    2870

    (HHS)

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

    "RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to JDC)

         
         

    2871

    (HHS)

    H.B. No. 2467

    "RELATING TO NATUROPATHY."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to CPH)

         
         

    2872

    (HHS)

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

    "RELATING TO CHILD CARE."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to JDC)

         
         

    2873

    (HHS)

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

    "RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF DIVORCES AND ANNULMENTS."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to JDC)

         
         

    2874

    (HHS)

    H.B. No. 2514

    "RELATING TO TATTOO ARTISTS."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to CPH)

         
         

    2875

    (HHS)

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

    "RELATING TO INSURANCE."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to CPH)

         
         

    2876

    (LBR)

    H.B. No. 1843

    "RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING IN PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

         
         

    2877

    (LBR)

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

    "RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

         
         

    2878

    (LBR)

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

    "RELATING TO STATUTORY REFERENCES AFFECTED BY ACT 253, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2000."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

         
         

    2879

    (LBR/WLE)

    H.B. No. 2599, H.D. 2, S.D. 1

    "MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE EMERGENCY ENVIRONMENTAL WORKFORCE."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

         
         

    2880

    (EDU)

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

    "RELATING TO EDUCATION."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and recommittal to EDU)

     

     

    ORDER OF THE DAY

  9. Adopt Resolutions
  10. 2863

    HHS/EDU

    S.C.R. No. 18

    "ADOPTING OUTCOME INDICATORS OF WELL-BEING FOR HAWAII'S CHILDREN AND FAMILIES."

         
         
  11. Referrals and Re-Referrals
  12. REFERRALS FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2002

    S.C.R. NO.

    TITLE

    REFERRAL

         

    102

    REQUESTING A REVIEW OF THE HEALTH CARE NEEDS OF WEST MAUI RESIDENTS.

    (SHPDA Review of Health Care Needs in West Maui)

    HHS

         

    104

    REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A BLUE RIBBON COMMISSION TO EXAMINE THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF REGULATING HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PREMIUMS IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.

    (Blue Ribbon Commission; Rate Regulation)

    CPH/HHS, WAM

         

    105

    URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO AUCTION THE STATE'S SURPLUS FURNITURE TO NONPROFIT ENTITIES.

    (State Surplus Furniture; Auction to Nonprofits)

    TMG, WAM

         

    106

    URGING THE PEOPLE OF HAWAII TO RECOGNIZE U.S. MILITARY PERSONNEL AND THEIR FAMILIES AS HAWAII RESIDENTS.

    (U.S. military personnel and their families; urging the people of Hawaii to recognize as Hawaii residents.)

    TMG

         

    107

    REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO EXAMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ADDING SURFING AS A COMPETITIVE INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORT.

    (Interscholastic Competition in Surfing)

    EDU

         

    108

    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.

    (Kuhio Park Terrace; Hawaii's Hope VI Revitalization Grant App)

    CPH

         

    109

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

    (Crime Victim Compensation; Fee Collection Report)

    JDC, WAM

         

    110

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

    (Eradication of Fruit Flies)

    AGT

         

    111

    REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A MANAGEMENT AND PERFORMANCE AUDIT OF THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

    (Employees' Retirement System; Management and Performance Audit)

    LBR, WAM

         

    112

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO STUDY THE MOVEMENT OF CAPITAL OUT OF THE STATE.

    (DBEDT; Study the Movement of Capital out of Hawaii)

    EDT, WAM

         

    114

    REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE ON ABUSIVE MORTGAGE LENDING PRACTICES.

    (Abusive Mortgage Lending Practices Task Force)

    CPH

         

    115

    REQUESTING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO DO AN ACTUARIAL ANALYSIS OF THE UTILIZATION AND RATE IMPACTS, IF ANY, OF REINSTATING NATUROPATHY AMONG THE PERSONAL INJURY PROTECTION BENEFITS IN MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE.

    (NATUROPATHY)

    HHS, CPH

         

    116

    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.

    (Motorized Scooters; Task Force)

    TMG

         

    117

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO PRIORITIZE THE USE OF THE OCEAN AND COASTAL AREAS.

    (Use of Ocean and Coastal Areas; DLNR to Prioritize)

    EDT, WLE

         

    119

    REQUESTING THE STATE ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL, THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, THE SIERRA CLUB, HAWAI`I CHAPTER, THE LAND USE RESEARCH FOUNDATION, THE CONSERVATION COUNCIL OF HAWAI`I, THE ESTATE OF JAMES CAMPBELL, EARTHJUSTICE LEGAL DEFENSE FUND, THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI`I, AND OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES, TO ANALYZE POTENTIAL AMENDMENTS TO HAWAI`I'S ENDANGERED SPECIES LAW, CHAPTER 195D, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, TO FURTHER THE GOALS OF PROTECTING AND PROMOTING THE RECOVERY OF HAWAI`I'S UNIQUE AND IMPERILED FLORA AND FAUNA.

    (Endangered Species; Chapter 195D, H.R.S.; Effectiveness)

    WLE, WAM

         

    120

    REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA HAMILTON LIBRARY PRESERVATION DEPARTMENT, IN COOPERATION WITH THE LEGACY FOUNDATION OF THE PACIFIC AND OTHER PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ENTITIES, TO ESTABLISH A HAWAII MEDIA PRESERVATION AND TECHNOLOGY ARCHIVING APPLICATIONS PILOT PROJECT.

    (Hawaii Media Preservation & Technology Archiving Pilot Project)

    EDU, WAM

         

    121

    REQUESTING A STUDY OF THE CURRENT POLICIES AND CRITERIA USED IN CONDUCTING SUNRISE REVIEWS PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 26H, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.

    (Study of policies and criteria used for sunrise reviews)

    TMG, WAM

         

    122

    REQUESTING A STUDY ON ESTABLISHING AN ENVIRONMENTAL COURT.

    (Environmental Court; Study and Ad Hoc Committee)

    WLE, JDC

         

    123

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

    (United Airlines; Chicago to Honolulu Service)

    TMG/TIA

         

    125

    REQUESTING THE STATE ADMINISTRATION TO DIRECT ONE-FIFTH OF ONE PER CENT OF ALL CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURE BUDGETED BY THE STATE OF HAWAII IN ANY YEAR TOWARDS A CONSTRUCTION RESOURCES RESEARCH CENTER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

    (Construction Resources Research Center; UOH; Feasibility Study)

    TMG, WAM

         

    126

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO COORDINATE AGRICULTURE INSPECTION CREW SCHEDULES WITH AIRLINE SCHEDULES AT STATE AIRPORTS TO PROVIDE AGRICULTURAL INSPECTIONS IN A TIMELY MANNER.

    (Agriculture; Airlines Coordinate Inspection Crew Schedules)

    AGT, TMG

         

    127

    URGING ADEQUATE FINANCIAL IMPACT ASSISTANCE FOR PROVIDING SERVICES TO CITIZENS OF THE FREELY ASSOCIATED STATES WHO RESIDE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.

    (Federal Impact Assistance for Costs of FAS' Hawaii Residents)

    TMG, WAM

         

    128

    REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP A PLAN FOR A COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT AND ACCOUNTABILITY SYSTEM FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

    (DOE; Accountability; Comprehensive Plan)

    EDU

         

    129

    REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF PRINTING PRODUCTS AND SERVICES UTILIZED, CONTRACTED, AND SUBCONTRACTED BY HAWAII STATE GOVERNMENT.

    (State of Hawaii; Printing Services; Procurement; Audit)

    TMG, WAM

         

    130

    REQUESTING A REPORT ON THE STATUS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK.

    (UH School of Social Work Status Report)

    EDU/HHS

         

    131

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP AND PRESENT FOR APPROVAL TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION NEW STANDARDS FOR SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS.

    (Department of Education develop new standards for school administrators and a corresponding school administrator evaluation report to be presented and approved by the Board of Education)

    EDU

         

    132

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO WORK IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE YOUTH OF THE FIRST REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT AND COMMUNITY AGENCIES IN THE AREA TO DEVELOP COMMUNITY-BASED YOUTH PROGRAMS.

    (Community-based youth programs.)

    EDU

         

    134

    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.

    (Homelessness Taskforce; Homeless, Transitional Shelters)

    CPH/HHS, WAM

         

    135

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONDUCT A SURVEY OF AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE FOR EMPLOYEES OF NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS.

    (Department of Human Services Survey of Nonprofit Organizations' Automobile Insurance for Employees.)

    TMG, HHS

         

    136

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ADDRESS THE CONCERNS OF KOKEE STATE PARK LESSEES WITH EXPIRING LEASES.

    (Leased Residences in Kokee State Park; DLNR)

    EDT, WAM

         

    137

    URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO HALT ANY FURTHER DEVELOPMENT ON THE SUMMIT OF MAUNA KEA AND ITS SURROUNDING LANDS UNTIL SUCH TIME AS THE FULL IMPACT OF SUMMIT ACTIVITY CAN BE ASSESSED.

    (Mauna Kea; Development Moratorium)

    WLE/HAW

         

    138

    URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO OBTAIN REASONABLE COMPENSATION FOR THE USE OF THE LANDS ON MAUNA KEA BY THE ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORIES.

    (Mauna Kea Revenues; Audit and Lease Rent Review)

    EDU, WAM

         

    139

    REQUESTING A STUDY ON THE EFFECTS OF BIG BOX RETAILERS ON LOCAL SMALL AND MEDIUM RETAIL BUSINESSES.

    (Big Box Retailer Economic Impact Study)

    EDT, WAM

         

    140

    REQUESTING A STUDY TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE STATE IS RECEIVING A PROPORTIONATE SHARE OF MEDICARE REIMBURSEMENTS.

    (Medicare Reimbursement; LRB Study)

    HHS, WAM

         

    142

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

    (Light Rail System)

    TMG, WAM

         

    143

    REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO CONVENE A FOOD SECURITY TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP AN ACTION PLAN TO ENHANCE FOOD SECURITY IN HAWAII.

    (Food Security Task Force)

    HHS, WAM

         

    144

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO PREPARE MATERIALS ON LEARNING PROBLEMS FOR PARENTS OF PUBLIC SCHOOL CHILDREN.

    (DOE/DOH; Materials on Learning Problems)

    EDU, WAM

         

    145

    URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO REFORM THE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES IN EDUCATION ACT.

    (Reform the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act)

    EDU/TIA

         

    146

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO COORDINATE THEIR RESOURCES TO DEVELOP A "SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL" PROGRAM IN HAWAII.

    (Safe Routes to School Program)

    EDU/TMG

         

    147

    REQUESTING A STUDY ON THE USE OF DRUGS TO TREAT ATTENTION DEFICIT/HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER IN CHILDREN.

    (ADHD; Overdrugging Children)

    HHS, EDU

         

    148

    URGING THE DESIGNATION OF ALL AREAS OF THE STATE CAPITOL AS A SMOKE-FREE WORKPLACE.

    (Smoke-free Workplace; State Capitol)

    HHS, TMG

         

    149

    REQUESTING ALL MANUFACTURERS OF CIGARETTES AND TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO PROVIDE ANNUAL REPORTS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ON THE CONSTITUENCY AND NICOTINE RATINGS OF THE PRODUCTS AND REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO INVESTIGATE PUBLIC HEALTH RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH EXPOSURE TO THE ADDED CONSTITUENTS AND NICOTINE.

    (Tobacco Regulation)

    HHS, CPH

         

    150

    DESIGNATING SEPTEMBER 23-27, 2002 AS "KIDS VOTING HAWAII WEEK".

    (Kids voting Hawaii week, September 23-27, 2002)

    EDU, JDC

         

    151

    PROCLAIMING SEPTEMBER 2002 AS VOTER EDUCATION MONTH.

    (September 2002; Voter Education Month)

    TIA, JDC

         

    152

    REQUESTING CONGRESS TO ENACT ENABLING LEGISLATION TO PERMIT STATE REGULATION OF INTERISLAND AIR CARRIERS BY AN AIR CARRIER COMMISSION PURSUANT TO ACT 332, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 1993.

    (Enabling legis. to permit state reg. of interisland air carriers)

    TMG/TIA

         

    153

    URGING THE CONTINUATION OF COLLECTIVE BARGAINING ON UNIFORM STANDARDS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR LOCAL 5 HOTEL AND RESTAURANT WORKERS.

    (Local 5; Collective Bargaining)

    LBR

         

    155

    REQUESTING THE ISSUANCE OF FIREWORKS PERMITS VALID FOR ONE YEAR.

    (Non-Aerial Fireworks; One Year Permit)

    TMG/TIA, JDC

         

    156

    REQUESTING THE HONOLULU CITY COUNCIL TO SUPPORT THE CONSTRUCTION OF A MODIFIED KUAKINI STREET EXTENSION.

    (Honolulu City Council Support for the Modified Kuakini Street Extension )

    TMG, TIA

         

    157

    REQUESTING THE LEGISLATURE TO SUPPORT ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION AND TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT.

    (Economic Diversification and Technology Industry Development)

    EDT, WAM

         

    158

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO FACILITATE SECURING SPACE FOR THE COMMERCIAL HAUL OUT OF BOATS FOR SAFETY, COMPLIANCE INSPECTIONS, AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

    (DLNR; Boat Haul Out; Safety)

    TMG/WLE

         

    159

    REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A FRESHWATER FISHERY AT THE WAHIAWA RESERVOIR, OAHU.

    (Freshwater Fishery at Wahiawa Reservior, Oahu)

    EDT/WLE, WAM

         

    160

    REQUESTING A MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH'S DENTAL HEALTH DIVISION.

    (Audit of Department of Health Dental Health Division)

    HHS, WAM

         

    161

    APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE MUNICIPALITY OF TIANJIN IN THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA.

    (Tianjin, China; Sister-State Relationship)

    TIA

         

    163

    REQUESTING RESEARCH TO DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS TO ENABLE CITIZENS STATEWIDE TO HAVE AUDIO AND VIDEO ACCESS OVER THE INTERNET OF LEGISLATIVE PROCEEDINGS.

    (Internet Audio and Video Access of Legislative Proceedings)

    TIA, WAM

         

    164

    REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A LONG-TERM PLAN FOR THE LEGISLATIVE BROADCAST PROJECT.

    (Legislative Broadcasting Project, Long-term Plan)

    TIA, WAM

         

    165

    REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF AN INFORMATION PRACTICES TASK FORCE.

    (Office of Information Practices; Task Force)

    TMG/JDC, WAM

         

    166

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

    (ADC; Financial and Management Audit)

    AGT, WAM

         

    168

    REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE LEGISLATURE TO ADOPT JOINT RULES RELATING TO CONFLICTS OF INTEREST.

    (Legislature; Joint Rules Relating to Conflicts of Interest)

    TMG, JDC

         

    169

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

    (PUC; Power Quality Task Force)

    CPH, WAM

         

    170

    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.

    (Requests the Governor to appoint an Agricultural Self-Sufficiency Task Force.)

    AGT, WAM

         

    171

    REQUESTING AN EVALUATION OF A LEGISLATIVE ROLE IN OVERSEEING AND ENSURING EQUITABLE PUBLIC, EDUCATION, AND GOVERNMENT CABLE TELEVISION ACCESS.

    (Legislative Role in PEG Cable Television Access)

    CPH

         

    172

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

    (DHS; Adult Residential Care Home Operators)

    HHS, WAM

         

    173

    REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO DESIGNATE THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2002, AS THE "DUKE PAOA KAHANAMOKU HO'OLAULEA" TO COMMEMORATE THE LIFETIME ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF DUKE PAOA KAHANAMOKU.

    (Duke Paoa Kahanamoku Ho'olaulea)

    HAW, EDT

         

    174

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

    (Traffic Improvement and Beautification; Intersection of Kuakini Street and Lanakila Avenue)

    TMG

         

    175

    REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO IMPLEMENT A MORE DEFINITIVE ATTENDANCE POLICY.

    (DOE; Definitive Attendance Policy; Implement)

    EDU

         

    176

    REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, AND GOVERNORíS SPECIAL ADVISOR FOR TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT TO SUPPORT AND PROMOTE THE HAWAII CUBESAT PROJECT.

    (UH College of Engineering; CubeSat Project)

    EDU/EDT

         

    177

    ENCOURAGING ALL ACCREDITED POST-SECONDARY MEDICAL AND HEALTHCARE EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN HAWAII TO OFFER COURSES IN PALLIATIVE CARE.

    (PALLIATIVE CARE CURRICULUM; HI MEDICAL AND HEALTHCARE PROGRAMS)

    HHS, EDU

         

    178

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP LEGISLATION ESTABLISHING A CENTER FOR NURSING IN HAWAII.

    (DCCA working group to develop legislation for Center on Nursing)

    HHS, WAM

         

    179

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO ESTABLISH A SCHOOL ATTENDANCE RECORD OF AT LEAST SEVENTY PER CENT FOR MINORS WHO ARE PARENTS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN IN INDEPENDENT HOUSEHOLDS WHO HAVE CHILDREN BUT NO HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA IN ORDER TO COMPLY WITH THE PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY AND WORK OPPORTUNITY RECONCILIATION ACT OF 1996 SO THAT THESE INDIVIDUALS MAY RECEIVE BENEFITS UNDER THE TEMPORARY AID TO NEEDY FAMILIES PROGRAM.

    (Minor Parents; Required School Attendance; TANF Benefits)

    HHS/EDU

         

    180

    REQUESTING A LEGISLATIVE AUDIT OF THE ALLEGED FIDUCIARY VIOLATION BY STATE OF HAWAII, EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM TRUSTEES.

    (ERS; Requesting Legislative Audit)

    LBR, WAM

         

    181

    RECOGNIZING THE ORION SOCIETY FOR ITS COMMITMENT TO NATURE THROUGH COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT, ART, AND WRITING, AND URGING STATE AGENCIES TO ENCOURAGE PARTICIPATION IN THE ORION SOCIETY'S FORGOTTEN LANGUAGE TOUR.

    (The Orion Society's Forgotten Language Tour)

    EDU

         

    S.R. NO.

    TITLE

    REFERRAL

         

    56

    REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO EXAMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ADDING SURFING AS A COMPETITIVE INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORT.

    (Interscholastic Competition in Surfing)

    EDU

         

    57

    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.

    (Kuhio Park Terrace; Hawaii's Hope VI Revitalization Grant App)

    CPH

         

    58

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

    (Crime Victim Compensation; Fee Collection Report)

    JDC, WAM

         

    59

    REQUESTING A REVIEW OF THE HEALTH CARE NEEDS OF WEST MAUI RESIDENTS.

    (SHPDA Review of Health Care Needs in West Maui)

    HHS

         

    60

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

    (Eradication of Fruit Flies)

    AGT

         

    62

    REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE ON ABUSIVE MORTGAGE LENDING PRACTICES.

    (Abusive Mortgage Lending Practices Task Force)

    CPH

         

    63

    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.

    (Motorized Scooters; Task Force)

    TMG

         

    64

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO PRIORITIZE THE USE OF THE OCEAN AND COASTAL AREAS.

    (Use of Ocean and Coastal Areas; DLNR to Prioritize)

    EDT, WLE

         

    66

    REQUESTING THE STATE ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL, THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, THE SIERRA CLUB, HAWAI`I CHAPTER, THE LAND USE RESEARCH FOUNDATION, THE CONSERVATION COUNCIL OF HAWAI`I, THE ESTATE OF JAMES CAMPBELL, EARTHJUSTICE LEGAL DEFENSE FUND, THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI`I, AND OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES, TO ANALYZE POTENTIAL AMENDMENTS TO HAWAI`I'S ENDANGERED SPECIES LAW, CHAPTER 195D, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, TO FURTHER THE GOALS OF PROTECTING AND PROMOTING THE RECOVERY OF HAWAI`I'S UNIQUE AND IMPERILED FLORA AND FAUNA.

    (Endangered Species; Chapter 195D, H.R.S.; Effectiveness)

    WLE, WAM

         

    67

    REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA HAMILTON LIBRARY PRESERVATION DEPARTMENT, IN COOPERATION WITH THE LEGACY FOUNDATION OF THE PACIFIC AND OTHER PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ENTITIES, TO ESTABLISH A HAWAII MEDIA PRESERVATION AND TECHNOLOGY ARCHIVING APPLICATIONS PILOT PROJECT.

    (Hawaii Media Preservation & Technology Archiving Pilot Project)

    EDU, WAM

         

    68

    CONVENING AN INTERIM STUDY BY THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO EXPLORE WAYS TO MAXIMIZE FEDERAL FUNDING FOR HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAMS.

    (Interim Study; Federal Funding; Health and Human Services)

    HHS, WAM

         

    69

    REQUESTING A STUDY ON ESTABLISHING AN ENVIRONMENTAL COURT.

    (Environmental Court; Study and Ad Hoc Committee)

    WLE, JDC

         

    70

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

    (United Airlines; Chicago to Honolulu Service)

    TMG/TIA

         

    72

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO COORDINATE AGRICULTURE INSPECTION CREW SCHEDULES WITH AIRLINE SCHEDULES AT STATE AIRPORTS TO PROVIDE AGRICULTURAL INSPECTIONS IN A TIMELY MANNER.

    (Agriculture; Airlines Coordinate Inspection Crew Schedules)

    AGT, TMG

         

    73

    URGING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ANNUAL CONCERTS AT THE ALOHA STADIUM BY JAPANESE POP GROUPS TO ATTRACT YOUNG JAPANESE FANS AND THEIR PARENTS AS VISITORS TO HAWAII.

    (Tourism Promotion; Japanese Pop Concert)

    TIA, EDT

         

    74

    REQUESTING THAT NEW STATE AND COUNTY BUILDINGS BE NAMED IN HONOR OF HAWAII RESIDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN AWARDED THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR FOR ACTS OF HEROISM DURING WORLD WAR II, THE KOREAN WAR, AND THE VIETNAM WAR.

    (Naming Buildings To Honor Residents Awarded The Medal Of Honor)

    TMG

         

    75

    REQUESTING A REPORT ON THE STATUS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK.

    (UH School of Social Work Status Report)

    EDU/HHS

         

    76

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO WORK IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE YOUTH OF THE FIRST REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT AND COMMUNITY AGENCIES IN THE AREA TO DEVELOP COMMUNITY-BASED YOUTH PROGRAMS.

    (Community-based youth programs.)

    EDU

         

    77

    REQUESTING THAT THE FUNDS RECEIVED BY THE GOVERNOR AS A PERSONAL FOOD OR EXPENSE ALLOWANCE, OR ANY PERQUISITES RECEIVED, BE EITHER REIMBURSED BY THE GOVERNOR TO THE STATE OR CONSIDERED AS TAXABLE INCOME.

    (Governor's Food and Expense Allowance; Makes Subject to Taxation)

    TMG, WAM

         

    78

    REQUESTING THE ISSUANCE OF FIREWORKS PERMITS VALID FOR ONE YEAR.

    (Non-Aerial Fireworks; One Year Permit)

    TMG/TIA, JDC

         

    79

    REQUESTING THE HONOLULU CITY COUNCIL TO SUPPORT THE CONSTRUCTION OF A MODIFIED KUAKINI STREET EXTENSION.

    (Honolulu City Council Support for the Modified Kuakini Street Extension )

    TMG, TIA

         

    80

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONDUCT A SURVEY OF AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE FOR EMPLOYEES OF NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS.

    (Department of Human Services Survey of Nonprofit Organizations' Automobile Insurance for Employees.)

    TMG, HHS

         

    81

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ADDRESS THE CONCERNS OF KOKEE STATE PARK LESSEES WITH EXPIRING LEASES.

    (Leased Residences in Kokee State Park; DLNR)

    EDT, WAM

         

    82

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

    (DHS; Adult Residential Care Home Operators)

    HHS, WAM

         

    83

    REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO CONVENE A FOOD SECURITY TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP AN ACTION PLAN TO ENHANCE FOOD SECURITY IN HAWAII.

    (Food Security Task Force)

    HHS, WAM

         

    84

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO PREPARE MATERIALS ON LEARNING PROBLEMS FOR PARENTS OF PUBLIC SCHOOL CHILDREN.

    (DOE/DOH; Materials on Learning Problems)

    EDU, WAM

         

    85

    URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO REFORM THE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES IN EDUCATION ACT.

    (Reform the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act)

    EDU/TIA

         

    86

    EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR THE GLOBAL ACTION AND INVESTMENTS FOR NEW SUCCESS FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS ACT.

    (GAINS for Women and Girls Act)

    EDT

         

    87

    REQUESTING A STUDY ON THE USE OF DRUGS TO TREAT ATTENTION DEFICIT/HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER IN CHILDREN.

    (ADHD; Overdrugging Children)

    HHS, EDU

         

    88

    URGING THE DESIGNATION OF ALL AREAS OF THE STATE CAPITOL AS A SMOKE-FREE WORKPLACE.

    (Smoke-free Workplace; State Capitol)

    HHS, TMG

         

    89

    DESIGNATING SEPTEMBER 23-27, 2002 AS "KIDS VOTING HAWAII WEEK".

    (Kids voting Hawaii week, September 23-27, 2002)

    EDU, JDC

         

    90

    PROCLAIMING SEPTEMBER 2002 AS VOTER EDUCATION MONTH.

    (September 2002; Voter Education Month)

    TIA, JDC

         

    91

    REQUESTING CONGRESS TO ENACT ENABLING LEGISLATION TO PERMIT STATE REGULATION OF INTERISLAND AIR CARRIERS BY AN AIR CARRIER COMMISSION PURSUANT TO ACT 332, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 1993.

    (Enabling legis. to permit state reg. of interisland air carriers)

    TMG/TIA

         

    92

    URGING THE CONTINUATION OF COLLECTIVE BARGAINING ON UNIFORM STANDARDS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR LOCAL 5 HOTEL AND RESTAURANT WORKERS.

    (Local 5; Collective Bargaining)

    LBR

         

    94

    REQUESTING THE SENATE TO SUPPORT ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION AND TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT.

    (Economic Diversification and Technology Industry Development)

    EDT, WAM

         

    95

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO FACILITATE SECURING SPACE FOR THE COMMERCIAL HAUL OUT OF BOATS FOR SAFETY, COMPLIANCE INSPECTIONS, AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

    (DLNR; Boat Haul Out; Safety)

    TMG/WLE

         

    96

    REQUESTING A MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.

    (Audit of the Department of the Attorney General in regards to compliance with the public trust doctrine and other historic and cultural preservation requirements)

    EDU, JDC

         

    97

    REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A FRESHWATER FISHERY AT THE WAHIAWA RESERVOIR, OAHU.

    (Freshwater Fishery at Wahiawa Reservoir, Oahu)

    EDT/WLE, WAM

         

    98

    REQUESTING A MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH'S DENTAL HEALTH DIVISION.

    (Audit of Department of Health Dental Health Division)

    HHS, WAM

         

    99

    APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE MUNICIPALITY OF TIANJIN IN THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA.

    (Tianjin, China; Sister-State Relationship)

    TIA

         

    101

    REQUESTING RESEARCH TO DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS TO ENABLE CITIZENS STATEWIDE TO HAVE AUDIO AND VIDEO ACCESS OVER THE INTERNET OF LEGISLATIVE PROCEEDINGS.

    (Internet Audio and Video Access of Legislative Proceedings)

    TIA, WAM

         

    102

    REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A LONG-TERM PLAN FOR THE LEGISLATIVE BROADCAST PROJECT.

    (Legislative Broadcasting Project, Long-term Plan)

    TIA, WAM

         

    103

    REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF AN INFORMATION PRACTICES TASK FORCE.

    (Office of Information Practices; Task Force)

    TMG/JDC, WAM

         

    104

    REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE SENATE TO ADOPT RULES RELATING TO CONFLICTS OF INTEREST.

    (Senate; Rules Relating to Conflicts of Interest)

    TMG, JDC

         

    105

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

    (PUC; Power Quality Task Force)

    CPH, WAM

         

    106

    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.

    (Requests the Governor to appoint an Agricultural Self-Sufficiency Task Force.)

    AGT, WAM

         

    107

    REQUESTING AN EVALUATION OF A LEGISLATIVE ROLE IN OVERSEEING AND ENSURING EQUITABLE PUBLIC, EDUCATION, AND GOVERNMENT CABLE TELEVISION ACCESS.

    (Legislative Role in PEG Cable Television Access)

    CPH

         

    108

    REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO DESIGNATE THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2002, AS THE "DUKE PAOA KAHANAMOKU HO'OLAULEA" TO COMMEMORATE THE LIFETIME ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF DUKE PAOA KAHANAMOKU.

    (Duke Paoa Kahanamoku Ho'olaulea)

    HAW, EDT

         

    109

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

    (Traffic Improvement and Beautification; Intersection of Kuakini Street and Lanakila Avenue)

    TMG

         

    110

    ESTABLISHING AN INTERIM WORKING GROUP TO DISSEMINATE INFORMATION REGARDING PRESCRIPTION DRUG CARD DISCOUNT PROGRAMS OFFERED BY PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES.

    (Requests the committee on health and human services to work with state and county agencies and pharmaceutical companies to disseminate information on prescription drug card programs.)

    HHS, WAM

         

    111

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO ESTABLISH A SCHOOL ATTENDANCE RECORD OF AT LEAST SEVENTY PER CENT FOR MINORS WHO ARE PARENTS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN IN INDEPENDENT HOUSEHOLDS WHO HAVE CHILDREN BUT NO HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA IN ORDER TO COMPLY WITH THE PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY AND WORK OPPORTUNITY RECONCILIATION ACT OF 1996 SO THAT THESE INDIVIDUALS MAY RECEIVE BENEFITS UNDER THE TEMPORARY AID TO NEEDY FAMILIES PROGRAM.

    (Minor Parents; Required School Attendance; TANF Benefits)

    HHS/EDU

         

    112

    REQUESTING A LEGISLATIVE AUDIT OF THE ALLEGED FIDUCIARY VIOLATION BY STATE OF HAWAII, EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM TRUSTEES.

    (ERS; Requesting Legislative Audit)

    LBR, WAM

         

    113

    RECOGNIZING THE ORION SOCIETY FOR ITS COMMITMENT TO NATURE THROUGH COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT, ART, AND WRITING, AND URGING STATE AGENCIES TO ENCOURAGE PARTICIPATION IN THE ORION SOCIETY'S FORGOTTEN LANGUAGE TOUR.

    (The Orion Society's Forgotten Language Tour)

    EDU

         
         

    RE-REFERRALS FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2002

         

    H.B. NO.

    TITLE

    RE-REFERRAL

         

    2351, H.D. 1

    RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCESS CABLE TELEVISION.

    (Cable TV; Access Board; Appointment) (EDT/TMG, CPH)(EDT/TMG, CPH, WAM)

    EDT/TMG, CPH/WAM

         

    2723, H.D. 2

    RELATING TO COUNTIES.

    (Food Waste Recycling; County Requirements Established) (WLE, TIA)

    WLE/TIA

         
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  14. Miscellaneous Business
  15. Announcements
  16. Adjournment