THE SENATE

OF THE

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

STATE OF HAWAII

REGULAR SESSION OF 2002

 

FORTY-THIRD DAY

April 2, 2002-Tuesday-11:30 O'CLOCK A.M.

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

Invocation by Reverend Edgar Brillantes

St. John the Baptist Church

Roll Call

Approval of the Journal

Introductions

  1. Messages from the Governor: None
  2. Departmental Communications: None
  3. House Communications: No(s). 324-332
  4.  

    Informing the Senate that on April 1, 2002, the following Senate Bill(s) passed Third Reading in the House:

    REFERRAL

         

    324

    S.B. No. 99, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE LIQUOR COMMISSION."(Liquor Commission Employees; Election Activities)

    AGREE/DISAGREE

         

    325

    S.B. No. 331, S.D. 2, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO HOUSING."(Housing)

    AGREE/DISAGREE

         

    326

    S.B. No. 859, S.D. 1, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO PAROLE."(Early Parole; Earned Credit; Alternative Program)

    AGREE/DISAGREE

         

    327

    S.B. No. 2046, S.D. 1, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO GUIDE DOGS, SIGNAL DOGS, AND SERVICE ANIMALS."(Guide Dogs, Signal Dogs, or Service Animals; Penal Sanctions)

    AGREE/DISAGREE

         

    328

    S.B. No. 2290, S.D. 1, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO INDEPENDENT BILL REVIEWERS."(Independent Bill Reviewer; Licensing)

    AGREE/DISAGREE

         

    329

    S.B. No. 2692

    "RELATING TO MEDICAL SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN.

    "(Medical Support for Children.)

    FILE

         

    330

    S.B. No. 2727, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE UNIFORM PROFESSIONAL AND VOCATIONAL LICENSING ACT."(Uniform Prof and Voc Licensing Act)

    FILE

         

    331

    S.B. No. 2728, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO ESCROW DEPOSITORIES."(Escrow Depositories; Housekeeping)

    FILE

         

    332

    S.B. No. 2734, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO COMMERCIAL EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES."(Relating to Commercial Employment Agencies)

    FILE

         
         
  5. Senate Communications: None
  6. Judiciary Communications: None
  7.  

     

  8. Standing Committee Reports: No(s). 3085-3111
  9. 3085

    (One Day Notice)

    (AGT)

    S.C.R. No. 110

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

    (Recommends Adoption)

         
         

    3086

    (One Day Notice)

    (AGT)

    S.R. No. 60

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

    (Recommends Adoption)

         
         

    3087

    (One Day Notice)

    (AGT)

    S.R. No. 28

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

    (Recommends Adoption)

         
         

    3088

    (One Day Notice)

    (HHS)

    S.C.R. No. 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."

    (Recommends Adoption)

         
         

    3089

    (One Day Notice)

    (HHS)

    S.C.R. No. 65

    "SUPPORTING CONGRESSIONAL ENACTMENT OF MEDICARE COVERAGE OF ORAL CANCER DRUGS."

    (Recommends Adoption)

         
         

    3090

    (One Day Notice)

    (HHS)

    S.C.R. No. 71

    "EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR A WOMEN'S HEALTH PLATFORM THAT RECOGNIZES SERIOUS INEQUITIES IN THE HEALTH PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF WOMEN, AND CALLS FOR THE ELIMINATION OF THESE INEQUITIES TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH STATUS OF WOMEN IN HAWAII."

    (Recommends Adoption)

         
         

    3091

    (One Day Notice)

    (HHS)

    S.R. No. 33

    "EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR A WOMEN'S HEALTH PLATFORM THAT RECOGNIZES SERIOUS INEQUITIES IN THE HEALTH PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF WOMEN, AND CALLS FOR THE ELIMINATION OF THESE INEQUITIES TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH STATUS OF WOMEN IN HAWAII."

    (Recommends Adoption)

         
         

    3092

    (One Day Notice)

    (HHS)

    S.C.R. No. 75, S.D. 1

    "REQUESTING A REPORT BY THE PATIENT SAFETY TASK FORCE OF THE HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATION OF HAWAII."

    (Recommends Adoption)

         
         

    3093

    (One Day Notice)

    (HHS)

    S.C.R. No. 102

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

    (Recommends Adoption)

         
         

    3094

    (One Day Notice)

    (HHS)

    S.R. No. 59

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

    (Recommends Adoption)

         
         

    3095

    (One Day Notice)

    (WLE)

    H.C.R. No. 88

    "DECLARING 2003 AS THE YEAR OF THE HAWAIIAN FORESTS."

    (Recommends Adoption)

         
         

    3096

    (One Day Notice)

    (HHS)

    G.M. No. 230

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Disability and Communication Access Board, Gubernatorial Nominees Dean T. Aoki, Harold R. DeCosta, Dean M. Georgiev, Stephen G. Laracuente, Charles W. Fleming and Christina M. Pilkington, for terms to expire 6-30-2006"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3097

    (One Day Notice)

    (HHS)

    G.M. No. 233

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Statewide Independent Living Council, Gubernatorial Nominees Andrick C. Tong, Donna M. Buhrman, J. Courtney Fitzsimmons, Randolph C. Hack, Winnifred Aoki, Kevin Kimura, Alisa Mitchener, Charlotte George Smith, Linda Wong, Francine M.L. Kenyon, and Virginia M. Kline, for terms to expire 6-30-2005."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3098

    (One Day Notice)

    (HHS)

    G.M. No. 238

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Statewide Rehabilitation Council, Gubernatorial Nominees Sandra Lee Kofel, for a term to expire 6-30-2004; Dorothy (Nani) Fife, Kathleen Delahanty, and Joanne H. Kealoha, for terms to expire 6-30-2005."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3099

    (One Day Notice)

    (HHS)

    G.M. No. 239

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Reproductive Rights Protection Committee, Gubernatorial Nominee Rosemary C. Adam-Terem, Ph.D., for a term to expire 6-30-2006."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3100

    (One Day Notice)

    (TMG)

    G.M. No. 232

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hoisting Machine Operators Advisory Board, Gubernatorial Nominee Allan L. Parker, for a term to expire 6-30-2006."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3101

    (HHS)

    S.C.R. No. 16

    "REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A SUNRISE REVIEW OF THE REGULATION OF HYPNOTHERAPISTS."

    (Recommends referral to CPH)

         
         

    3102

    (HHS)

    S.C.R. No. 69

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

    (Recommends referral to WAM)

         
         

    3103

    (HHS)

    S.C.R. No. 88, S.D. 1

    "REQUESTING A STUDY OF OPTOMETRIC THERAPY LAWS." (AMENDED TITLE)

    (Recommends referral to CPH)

         
         

    3104

    (LBR/TMG)

    S.C.R. No. 103, S.D. 1

    "REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO REVIEW PRIVATIZATION CONTRACTS ENTERED INTO BY CERTAIN STATE AND COUNTY AGENCIES."

    (Recommends referral to WAM)

         
         

    3105

    (HHS)

    S.C.R. No. 140

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

    (Recommends referral to WAM)

         
         

    3106

    (HHS)

    S.C.R. No. 177

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

    (Recommends referral to EDU)

         
         

    3107

    (HHS)

    S.C.R. No. 178

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

    (Recommends referral to WAM)

         
         

    3108

    (HHS)

    S.R. No. 47

    "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."

    (Recommends Adoption)

         
         

    3109

    (TMG)

    S.C.R. No. 39, S.D. 1

    "REQUESTING A REVIEW OF THE PERFORMANCE INFORMATION PROCUREMENT SYSTEM." (AMENDED TITLE)

    (Recommends referral to WAM)

         
         

    3110

    (TMG)

    S.R. No. 19, S.D. 1

    "REQUESTING A REVIEW OF THE PERFORMANCE INFORMATION PROCUREMENT SYSTEM." (AMENDED TITLE)

    (Recommends referral to WAM)

         
         

    3111

    (WLE)

    S.C.R. No. 79, S.D. 1

    "REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A PROGRAM AND FINANCIAL AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION."

    (Recommends referral to WAM)

         
         
         

     

    ORDER OF THE DAY

  10. Adopt Resolutions
  11. 3084

    TMG/EDT/TIA

    S.C.R. No. 12, S.D. 1

    "REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TO DEVELOP A MASTER PLAN FOR THE HONOLULU WATERFRONT." (AMENDED TITLE)

         
         

     

  12. Deferred Matters - Third Reading
  13. (See Stand. Com. Rep. No. 3071)

    H.B. No. 1764

    "RELATING TO FIREARMS." - (JDC)

    (Firearms; Pardons)

       
       

     

     

     

  14. Deferred Matters Referrals
  15.  

    Informing the Senate that on March 28, 2002, the following House Concurrent Resolution was Adopted in the House:

    REFERRAL

    323

    H.C.R. No. 160

    "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

         
         
  16. Re-Referrals
  17. RE-REFERRALS FOR TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2002

         

    S.R. NO.

    TITLE

    RE-REFERRAL

         

    53

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

    (Hawai'i Watchable Wildlife Program) (WLE)

    WLE/TIA

         
         

     

     

     

  18. Miscellaneous Communications: None
  19. Miscellaneous Business
  20. Announcements
  21. Adjournment