THE SENATE

OF THE

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

STATE OF HAWAII

REGULAR SESSION OF 2002

 

FORTY-FIFTH DAY

April 4, 2002-Thursday-12:00 O'CLOCK noon

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

Invocation by Senator Norman Sakamoto

Roll Call

Approval of the Journal

Introductions

  1. Messages from the Governor: None
  2. Departmental Communications: None
  3. House Communications: Nos. 342-349
  4.  

    Informing the Senate that on April, 3, 2002, the following House Concurrent Resolution(s) were Adopted in the House:

    REFERRAL

         

    342

    H.C.R. No. 30

    "SUPPORTING THE ACQUISITION BY THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL PARK SERVICE OF KAHUKU RANCH FOR EXPANSION OF THE HAWAII VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK AND OF KI`ILAE VILLAGE FOR EXPANSION OF PU`UHONUA O HONAUNAU NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK."(Supports expansion of two national parks on the Big Island.)

     
         

    343

    H.C.R. No. 55

    "REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON THE PROGRESS OF PRESERVING AND PROTECTING THE KOHALA HISTORICAL SITES MONUMENT AND THE FEASIBILITY OF PROPERTY CONDEMNATION TO PROTECT THESE SITES, AND TO REVIEW PRESENT ZONING LAWS."

     
         

    344

    H.C.R. No. 66, H.D. 1

    "AUTHORIZING DESIGNATION OF AN INDUSTRIAL PARK."

     
         

    345

    H.C.R. No. 83

    "REQUESTING THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO MEET WITH ALL STAKEHOLDERS AND USERS OF KEEHI LAGOON TO DEVELOP A CONCEPTUAL MASTER PLAN WITH FOCUS ON PRODUCTIVE USE OF UNUTILIZED LANDS AND REQUESTING THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO LEASE UNUTILIZED FAST AND SUBMERGED LANDS SUBJECT TO LEGISLATIVE DISAPPROVAL."(BLNR; Keehi Lagoon; Submerged Lands; Develop Master Plan)

     
         

    346

    H.C.R. No. 87

    "REQUESTING THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO INVESTIGATE EXISTING CONFLICTS BETWEEN ORGANIZED WATER SPORTS EVENTS AND INDIVIDUAL RECREATIONAL USERS AND DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EQUITABLE ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WATERS AND BEACHES OF THE STATE."(BLNR; Water Sports Conflicts)

     
         

    347

    H.C.R. No. 147

    "PROCLAIMING SEPTEMBER 2002 AS VOTER EDUCATION MONTH."(September 2002; Voter Education Month)

     
         

    348

    H.C.R. No. 163

    "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)

     
         

    349

    H.C.R. No. 200, H.D. 1

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

     
         
         
  5. Senate Communications: None
  6. Judiciary Communications: None
  7. Standing Committee Reports: No(s). 3138-3147
  8. 3138

    (WLE/EDT)

    S.C.R. No. 20, S.D. 1

    "AUTHORIZING THE LEASE OF NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF SUBMERGED LANDS AT MAUNALUA, OAHU, HAWAII, FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE HAWAII KAI MARINA ENTRANCE CHANNEL PURPOSES." (AMENDED TITLE)

    (Recommends referral to WAM)

         
         

    3139

    (WLE)

    S.C.R. No. 96, S.D. 1

    "REQUESTING DEVELOPMENT OF AN ACTION PLAN TO ASSESS AND REDUCE CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS."

    (Recommends referral to WAM)

         
         

    3140

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    S.C.R. No. 61

    "URGING THE HAWAII CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO SUPPORT AN AMENDMENT TO THE FEDERAL CABLE ACT OF 1992 FOR "MUST-CARRY" LEGISLATION."

    (Recommends Adoption)

         
         

    3141

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    S.R. No. 31

    "URGING THE HAWAII CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO SUPPORT AN AMENDMENT TO THE FEDERAL CABLE ACT OF 1992 FOR "MUST-CARRY" LEGISLATION."

    (Recommends Adoption)

         
         

    3142

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    S.C.R. No. 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."

    (Recommends Adoption)

         
         

    3143

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    S.R. No. 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."

    (Recommends Adoption)

         
         

    3144

    (One Day Notice)

    (JDC)

    S.C.R. No. 87

    "REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE HAWAII CRIMINAL JUSTICE DATA CENTER, TO COMPARE THE RECIDIVISM RATES OF INMATES TRANSFERRED TO MAINLAND CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES WITH SIMILARLY SITUATED INMATES WHO REMAINED INCARCERATED IN HAWAII."

    (Recommends Adoption)

         
         

    3145

    (One Day Notice)

    (TMG/EDT/TIA)

    S.R. No. 41, 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)

    (Recommends Adoption)

         
         

    3146

    (JDC)

    S.C.R. No. 109

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

    (Recommends referral to WAM)

         
         

    3147

    (JDC)

    S.R. No. 58

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

    (Recommends referral to WAM)

         
         
         

    ORDER OF THE DAY

  9. Deferred Matters Referrals
  10.  

    Informing the Senate that on April 2, 2002, the following House Concurrent Resolution(s) were Adopted in the House:

    REFERRAL

         

    334

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

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

     
         

    335

    H.C.R. No. 123

    "REQUESTING THE UNITED NATIONS TO CONSIDER THE ESTABLISHMENT IN HAWAII, OF A CENTER FOR THE HEALTH, WELFARE, AND EDUCATION OF CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC AND REQUESTING SUPPORT FOR THE CENTER FROM THE PRESIDENT AND THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES."(Children & Youth; United Nations Center in Hawaii)

     
         

    336

    H.C.R. No. 190

    "REQUESTING A REPORT BY THE PATIENT SAFETY TASK FORCE OF THE HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATION OF HAWAII."(Patient Safety Task Force Report)

         
         

     

  11. Advise and Consent
  12. 3113

    WLE

    G.M. No. 177

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Commission on Water Resource Management, Meredith J. Ching and Clayton W. Dela Cruz, for terms to expire 6-30-2005"

         

    3114

    WLE

    G.M. No. 186

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Land Use Commission, Gubernatorial Nominees Pravin Desai, Steven Lee Montgomery, Ph.D., and Randall F. Sakumoto, for terms to expire 6-30-2006."

         
         

     

     

     

  13. Adopt Resolutions
  14. 3112

    HAW/HHS

    S.C.R. No. 15, S.D. 1

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

         
         

     

  15. Re-Referrals
  16. RE-REFERRALS FOR THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2002

         

    S.C.R. NO.

    TITLE

    RE-REFERRAL

         

    67

    URGING THE UNITED STATES NAVY TO MAINTAIN ITS INITIATIVE AND RESPONSIBILITY TO CLEAR KAHO`OLAWE OF UNEXPLODED ORDNANCE BEYOND THE DATE IT IS CURRENTLY SCHEDULED TO BE TURNED OVER TO THE STATE.

    (Kaho`olawe Ordnance Removal Extension) (HAW/TMG)

    HAW, TMG

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