THE SENATE

OF THE

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

STATE OF HAWAII

REGULAR SESSION OF 2002

 

FORTY-NINTH DAY

April 12, 2002-Friday-11:30 O'CLOCK A.M.

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

Invocation by Sister Claudia Wong

Compassionate Counseling/Sisters of St. Joseph

Roll Call

Approval of the Journal

Introductions

  1. Messages from the Governor: Nos. 292-294
  2. G.M. NO.

    TITLE

    REFERRAL

         

    292

    Informing the Senate that on April 11, 2002, the Governor has withdrawn the nominee Lester Leu to the Board of Psychology (GM279) from consideration by the Senate.

    FILE

         

    293

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation an amended listed to the Board of Directors, Hawai'i Tourism Authority, (GM268) Gubernatorial Nominees Stephen K. Yamashiro, for a term to expire 6-30-2002; Nadine K. Nakamura, Lawrence M. Johnson, Sharon R. Weiner and Stephen K. Yamashiro, for terms to expire 6-30-2006.

    TIA

         

    294

    Informing the Senate that on April 11, 2002, the Governor signed the following bill into law: SB2725 (Act 014)

    FILE

         
  3. Departmental Communications: None
  4. House Communications: Nos. 506-551
  5.  

    Informing the Senate that on April 11, 2002, the following House Concurrent Resolution(s) were Adopted in the House:

    REFERRAL

         

    506

    H.C.R. No. 16

    "RELATING TO THE BIENNIAL REVIEW OF THE COMPENSATION PLANS AND THE COSTS THEREOF."( Biennial Review of the Compensation Plans)

     
         

    507

    H.C.R. No. 17

    "AUTHORIZING THE LEASE OF EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF SUBMERGED LANDS AT MAUNALUA, OAHU, HAWAII, FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE HAWAII KAI MARINA ENTRANCE CHANNEL PURPOSES."(Maintenance of the Hawaii Kai Marina Entrance Channel)

     
         

    508

    H.C.R. No. 18

    "AUTHORIZING THE LEASE OF EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF SUBMERGED LANDS AT LAHAINA, MAUI, HAWAII, FOR CONCRETE PIER AND DECK PURPOSES."(For Concrete Pier and Deck Purposes)

     
         

    509

    H.C.R. No. 19, H.D. 2

    "REQUESTING THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ISSUE A LONG-TERM LEASE FOR THE MARINE FUEL FACILITY PREMISES AT ALA WAI SMALL BOAT HARBOR TO PROVIDE CONTINUED FUELING SERVICES TO THE BOATING PUBLIC AT THAT LOCATION."(Ala Wai Fuel Facility; Long Term Lease)

     
         

    510

    H.C.R. No. 21

    "AUTHORIZING THE LEASE OF EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF SUBMERGED LANDS AT MAUNALUA, HONOLULU, OAHU, FOR MAINTENANCE OF BREAKWATER PURPOSES. (Maintenance of breakwater)

     
         

    511

    H.C.R. No. 26

    "REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF TRANSFERRING THE OPERATION AND MANAGEMENT OF THE ALOHA STADIUM FROM THE HAWAII STADIUM AUTHORITY TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AND THE KAPOLEI RECREATIONAL SPORTS COMPLEX TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII OR THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES."

     
         

    512

    H.C.R. No. 42, H.D. 1

    "REQUESTING A REVIEW OF THE PERFORMANCE INFORMATION PURCHASE SYSTEM."

     
         

    513

    H.C.R. No. 43

    "REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND FINANCE TO ENTER INTO A FINANCING AGREEMENT FOR A NEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN KAHULUI, MAUI." (Central Maui; Elementary School Financing)

     
         

    514

    H.C.R. No. 47, H.D. 1

    "AUTHORIZING THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO LEASE SUBMERGED AND TIDAL LANDS OF THE HONOKOHAU SMALL BOAT HARBOR TO PRIVATE ENTITIES FOR COMMERCIAL, RECREATIONAL, EDUCATIONAL, AND RESEARCH PURPOSES."

     
         

    515

    H.C.R. No. 48

    "REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO ESTABLISH SISTER-STATE EDUCATIONAL, CULTURAL, AND ECONOMIC EXCHANGES BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII AND THE PROVINCE OF ILOCOS SUR OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES."(Request to establish educational, cultural and economic development exchanges between the state of Hawaii and the sister province of Ilocos Sur)

     
         

    516

    H.C.R. No. 56, H.D. 1

    "REQUESTING THE SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO CONDUCT AN ASSESSMENT OF THE EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF THE NORTH HAWAII REGION."

     
         

    517

    H.C.R. No. 62

    "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."(Inmates housed in mainland correctional facilities; Recidivism study)

     
         

    518

    H.C.R. No. 70, H.D. 1

    "URGING THE ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO INITIATE A PROGRAM TO ERADICATE FRUIT FLIES IN HAWAII."

     
         

    519

    H.C.R. No. 72

    "URGING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO DEVELOP AN OVERALL STRATEGY, POLICY, AND PLAN TO AWARD TOURISM PRODUCT ENRICHMENT AND DIVERSIFICATION GRANTS."(HTA; Tourism Enrichment and Diversification Grants)

     
         

    520

    H.C.R. No. 75

    "REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ANALYZE THE PROBABLE EFFECTS OF PROPOSED REGULATION OF ATHLETE AGENTS AND ASSESS WHETHER ITS ENACTMENT IS CONSISTENT WITH STATE POLICY."

     
         

    521

    H.C.R. No. 82

    "URGING THE USE OF ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCES TO ADDRESS ENERGY NEEDS ON THE ISLAND OF KAHO`OLAWE."(Alternate Energy Research on Kaho`olawe)

     
         

    522

    H.C.R. No. 94, H.D. 1

    "REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN AGRICULTURAL TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE PROMOTION OF AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT AND THE PROTECTION OF EXISTING AGRICULTURAL LAND RESOURCES AND THEIR COMPONENTS."

     
         

    523

    H.C.R. No. 95

    "REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY CONCERNING THE USE OF EXISTING RAILROAD TRACKS AND PREVIOUS RIGHTS OF WAYS TO REVITALIZE RAIL AND OTHER ALTERNATIVE FORMS OF TRANSIT."(DOT study; Rail transit)

     
         

    524

    H.C.R. No. 105

    "REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF PRINTING PRODUCTS AND SERVICES UTILIZED, CONTRACTED, AND SUBCONTRACTED BY HAWAII STATE GOVERNMENT"(Requesting the auditor to conduct a study of printing products and services utilized, contracted, and sub-contracted by Hawaii State government.)

     
         

    525

    H.C.R. No. 107, H.D. 1

    "REQUESTING THE SPECIAL ASSISTANT ON CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE AND CO-CHAIR THE HAWAII AFTER-SCHOOL INITIATIVE."(After-school Initiative)

     
         

    526

    H.C.R. No. 112

    "REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE REGARDING A LIGHT RAIL SYSTEM."(Light Rail System)

     
         

    527

    H.C.R. No. 117, H.D. 1

    "REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO STUDY THE MOVEMENT OF CAPITAL OUT OF THE STATE."(LRB to study movement of capital out of the State)

     
         

    528

    H.C.R. No. 118

    "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)

     
         

    529

    H.C.R. No. 128

    "REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF PERMITTING CERTAIN IMMIGRANT STUDENTS WHO HAVE NOT YET ATTAINED LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENT STATUS TO ATTEND THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT THE RESIDENT TUITION RATE."(Immigrant students; resident tuition)

     
         

    530

    H.C.R. No. 130

    "REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A MANAGEMENT AND PERFORMANCE AUDIT OF THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM."(Employees' Retirement System; Management and Performance Audit)

     
         

    531

    H.C.R. No. 131

    "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)

     
         

    532

    H.C.R. No. 132, H.D. 1

    "REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF CONNECTIONS, VOYAGER, LANIKAI ELEMENTARY, KANU O KA AINA, WEST HAWAII EXPLORATION ACADEMY, AND WATERS OF LIFE CHARTER SCHOOLS."(Charter School; Audit)

     
         

    533

    H.C.R. No. 134, H.D. 1

    "REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF THE GUARDIANS AD LITEM/ATTORNEY STATUTORY FEE REQUIREMENTS TO DETERMINE IF THERE IS A MORE EFFECTIVE MODEL THAT COULD BE ADOPTED FOR HAWAII."(Guardians Ad Litem; Study)

     
         

    534

    H.C.R. No. 137, H.D. 1

    "SUPPORTING CONGRESS'S PLAN TO ENDORSE AND OBTAIN OBSERVER STATUS FOR TAIWAN AT THE ANNUAL SUMMIT OF THE WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY IN MAY 2002 IN GENEVA, SWITZERLAND."(WHO; Taiwan)

     
         

    535

    H.C.R. No. 139, H.D. 1

    "REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON VOLUNTARY EMPLOYEES' BENEFICIARY ASSOCIATIONS TO DETERMINE THEIR FEASIBILITY AS VIABLE HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES, RETIREES, AND THEIR DEPENDENTS."(Requesting the Auditor to conduct a study on VEBAs and their feasibility as viable health insurance plans.)

     
         

    536

    H.C.R. No. 150

    "SUPPORTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY IN THE STATE OF HAWAII."(Biotechnology Industry; Task Force)

     
         

    537

    H.C.R. No. 151, H.D. 1

    "REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, IN COOPERATION WITH COUNTY GOVERNMENTS, TO DEVELOP A PLAN FOR THE REGULAR MAINTENANCE OF ROADS IN LIMBO."(Department of Transportation, in cooperation with COUNTY )

     
         

    538

    H.C.R. No. 155, H.D. 1

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

     
         

    539

    H.C.R. No. 159

    "REQUESTING THAT COMPANIES SUPPLYING ELECTRONIC DEVICES TO CONSUMERS INVESTIGATE EFFICIENCY TO REDUCE FINANCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL COSTS."(Electricity; Energy Savings)

     
         

    540

    H.C.R. No. 173, H.D. 1

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

     
         

    541

    H.C.R. No. 179, H.D. 1

    "REQUESTING DEVELOPMENT OF AN ACTION PLAN TO ASSESS AND REDUCE CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS."(Carbon dioxide emissions; DOH requested to develop an action plan to assess and reduce emissions and report to 2003 Legislature. (HCR179 HD1) )

     
         

    542

    H.C.R. No. 181

    "REQUESTING PLANNING COLLABORATION BETWEEN THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AND THE LEGISLATURE."(University of Hawaii; Policy Briefings)

     
         

    543

    H.C.R. No. 187, H.D. 1

    "REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO EVALUATE THE OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY AND PROGRAMMATIC EFFECTIVENESS OF THE STATE'S INTEGRATED SPECIAL EDUCATION DATABASE SYSTEM."(Integrated Special Education Database System; ISPED)

     
         

    544

    H.C.R. No. 193

    "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)

     
         

    545

    H.C.R. No. 195, H.D. 1

    "URGING THE DESIGNATION OF ALL AREAS OF THE STATE CAPITOL AS A SMOKE-FREE WORKPLACE."(Smoke-free Workplace; State Capitol)

     
         

    546

    H.C.R. No. 199, H.D. 1

    "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."

     
         
         
     

    Informing the Senate that on April 11, 2002, the following Senate Bill(s) passed Third Reading in the House:

    REFERRAL

         

    547

    S.B. No. 2102, S.D. 1, H.D. 2

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

    AGREE/DISAGREE

         

    548

    S.B. No. 2234, S.D. 2, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO SEXUAL EXPLOITATION."(Sexual Exploitation)

    AGREE/DISAGREE

         
         
     

    Informing the Senate that on April 11, 2002, the House Disagreed to the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House Bills:

    REFERRAL

         

    549

    SEE ATTACHED LETTER

     

    FILE

     

    Informing the Senate that on April 11, 2002, the House Disagreed to the amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House Bill:

    REFERRAL

         

    550

    H.B. No. 2827, H.D. 1, S.D. 2

    "RELATING TO THE STATE FINANCES."(Relating to the State Finances.)

    FILE

     

     

    Informing the Senate that on April 12, 2002, the Speaker has this day appointed Conferees on the part of the House for the consideration of amendments proposed by the Senate to the following House Bills:

     

    551

    H.B. No. 1800, H.D. 1, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET."(Relating to the State Budget)

    Representatives Takamine Chair; Cabreros, Espero, Kawakami, Magaoay, Nakasone, Saiki, Suzuki, Yonamine, Davis, Leong, Moses

    FILE

         
     

    H.B. No. 2300, H.D. 2, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY."(Judiciary; Budget)

    Representatives Takamine Chair; Cabreros, Espero, Hamakawa, Kawakami, Magaoay, Nakasone, Saiki, Suzuki, Yonamine, Davis, Djou, Leong, Moses

     
         
         
  6. Senate Communications: None
  7. Judiciary Communications: None
  8. ORDER OF THE DAY

  9. Advise and Consent
  10. 3428

    CPH

    G.M. No. 171

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Acupuncture, Gubernatorial Nominee, June S. Takeno, for a term to expire 6-30-2004."

         
         
  11. Adopt Resolutions
  12. 3378

    EDT

    S.C.R. No. 85, S.D. 1

    "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."

         

    3379

    EDU/EDT

    S.C.R. No. 176, S.D. 1

    "REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, AND GOVERNORíS SPECIAL ADVISOR FOR TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT TO ENDORSE AND PROMOTE THE HAWAII CUBESAT PROJECT. (AMENDED TITLE)"

         

    3380

    EDU

    S.C.R. No. 132, S.D. 1

    "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."

         

    3381

    EDU

    S.R. No. 76, S.D. 1

    "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."

         

    3382

    CPH

    S.C.R. No. 16

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

         

    3383

    JDC

    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."

         

    3384

    JDC

    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."

         

    3385

    JDC

    S.C.R. No. 100, S.D. 1

    "REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF THE GUARDIANS AD LITEM/ATTORNEY STATUTORY FEE REQUIREMENTS TO DETERMINE IF THERE IS A MORE EFFECTIVE MODEL THAT COULD BE ADOPTED FOR HAWAII, AND REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT OF THE GUARDIAN AD LITEM FEES. (AMENDED TITLE)"

         

    3386

    JDC

    S.R. No. 55, S.D. 1

    "REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF THE GUARDIANS AD LITEM/ATTORNEY STATUTORY FEE REQUIREMENTS TO DETERMINE IF THERE IS A MORE EFFECTIVE MODEL THAT COULD BE ADOPTED FOR HAWAII, AND REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT OF THE GUARDIAN AD LITEM FEES. (AMENDED TITLE)"

         

    3387

    JDC

    S.C.R. No. 150, S.D. 1

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

         

    3388

    JDC

    S.R. No. 89, S.D. 1

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

         

    3389

    JDC

    S.C.R. No. 151, S.D. 1

    "PROCLAIMING SEPTEMBER 2002 AS VOTER EDUCATION MONTH."

         

    3390

    JDC

    S.R. No. 90, S.D. 1

    "PROCLAIMING SEPTEMBER 2002 AS VOTER EDUCATION MONTH."

         

    3391

    HHS

    S.C.R. No. 63

    "REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A STATE PANEL TO DEVELOP A STANDARD PAYMENT RATE FOR MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES PROVIDED TO CHILDREN UNDER STATE CONTRACTS."

         

    3392

    WLE/TIA

    S.C.R. No. 95

    "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."

         

    3393

    WLE/TIA

    S.R. No. 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."

         

    3395

    WLE/EDT

    S.C.R. No. 68, S.D. 1

    "AUTHORIZING DESIGNATION OF AN INDUSTRIAL PARK."

         

    3398

    CPH

    S.C.R. No. 98, S.D. 2

    "REQUESTING A CONSIDERATION OF THE FEASIBILITY OF OPENING A PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION DOCKET RELATING TO STANDBY CHARGES AND CUSTOMER RETENTION DISCOUNTS."

         

    3399

    CPH

    S.C.R. No. 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."

         

    3400

    JDC

    S.C.R. No. 82, S.D. 1

    "REQUESTING THE JUDICIARY AND THE STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION OF THE MAUI FAMILY COURT SYSTEM. (AMENDED TITLE)"

         

    3401

    JDC

    S.R. No. 48, S.D. 1

    "REQUESTING THE JUDICIARY AND THE STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION OF THE MAUI FAMILY COURT SYSTEM. (AMENDED TITLE)"

         

    3402

    WAM

    S.C.R. No. 3, S.D. 1

    "SUPPORTING THE TANF REAUTHORIZATION ACT OF 2001 (HR 3113)."

         

    3403

    WAM

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

    "RELATING TO THE BIENNIAL REVIEW OF THE COMPENSATION PLANS AND THE COSTS THEREOF."

         

    3404

    WAM

    S.C.R. No. 69

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

         

    3405

    WAM

    S.C.R. No. 157, S.D. 1

    "REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM, HIGH TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, HAWAII TECHNOLOGY TRADE ASSOCIATION, AND THE NATURAL ENERGY LABORATORY OF HAWAII AUTHORITY TO SET THE DIRECTION FOR THE HIGH TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY."

         

    3406

    WAM

    S.R. No. 94, S.D. 1

    "REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM, HIGH TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, HAWAII TECHNOLOGY TRADE ASSOCIATION, AND THE NATURAL ENERGY LABORATORY OF HAWAII AUTHORITY TO SET THE DIRECTION FOR THE HIGH TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY."

         

    3407

    WAM

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

    "EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR THE TANF REAUTHORIZATION ACT OF 2001."

         

    3408

    WAM

    S.C.R. No. 35, S.D. 1

    "SUPPORTING THE COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS AND THE PARTNERING INITIATIVES OF THE VETERANS' ADMINISTRATION (VA) STATE HOME CONSTRUCTION OFFICE IN WASHINGTON, D.C., THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION (HHSCR), THE HAWAII VA MEDICAL AND REGIONAL OFFICE CENTER (VAMROC), AND THE HAWAII OFFICE OF VETERANS' SERVICES, TO ESTABLISH A STATE-OF-THE-ART VA STATE HOME FACILITY ON THE CAMPUS OF THE HILO MEDICAL CENTER WHICH WILL PROVIDE CRITICALLY NEEDED, HIGH QUALITY, ACCESSIBLE LONG-TERM CARE SERVICES TO VA BENEFICIARIES RESIDING IN EAST HAWAII COUNTY. (AMENDED TITLE)"

         

    3409

    WAM

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

    "REQUESTING A REVIEW OF THE PERFORMANCE INFORMATION PROCUREMENT SYSTEM."

         

    3410

    WAM

    S.C.R. No. 48, S.D. 1

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

         

    3411

    WAM

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

    "REQUESTING A REVIEW OF THE PERFORMANCE INFORMATION PROCUREMENT SYSTEM."

         

    3412

    WAM

    S.C.R. No. 58, S.D. 2

    "ESTABLISHING A JOINT SENATE-HOUSE REVIEW COMMITTEE TO REVIEW PETROLEUM FUEL PRICE ISSUES. (AMENDED TITLE)"

         

    3413

    WAM

    S.C.R. No. 64, S.D. 1

    "REQUESTING A STUDY OF STATE PROGRAMS INVOLVED WITH OR PROVIDING LONG-TERM CARE SERVICES FOR HAWAII'S ELDERLY. (AMENDED TITLE)"

         

    3414

    WAM

    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."

         

    3415

    WAM

    S.R. No. 38, 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."

         

    3416

    WAM

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

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

         

    3417

    WAM

    S.C.R. No. 109

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

         

    3418

    WAM

    S.R. No. 58

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

         

    3419

    WAM

    S.C.R. No. 112, S.D. 2

    "REQUESTING THE FORMATION OF A STATEWIDE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP AND ADMINISTER AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR THE STATE."

         

    3420

    WAM

    S.C.R. No. 113

    "REQUESTING AN AUDIT OF VARIOUS EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS REGARDING CEDED LAND REVENUES. (AMENDED TITLE)"

         

    3421

    WAM

    S.C.R. No. 134, S.D. 1

    "URGING THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS THE CONTINUAL NEED AND UNMET DEMAND FOR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING AND SOCIAL WELFARE FACILITIES IN THE STATE. (AMENDED TITLE)"

         

    3422

    WAM

    S.C.R. No. 169, S.D. 1

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

         

    3423

    WAM

    S.R. No. 105, S.D. 1

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

         
         

    3424

    EDU

    S.C.R. No. 107, S.D. 1

    "REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO ADVANCE THE CUTOFF DATE FOR KINDERGARTEN TO JUNE 30 BEGINNING WITH THE 2005-2006 SCHOOL YEAR. (AMENDED TITLE)"

         

    3425

    EDU/WLE/HAW

    S.C.R. No. 137, S.D. 1

    "URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII INSTITUTE FOR ASTRONOMY AND UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII BOARD OF REGENTS TO ASSURE NO FURTHER DEVELOPMENT OR CONSTRUCTION ON THE SUMMIT OF MAUNA KEA UNTIL APPROPRIATE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS OR ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS HAVE BEEN COMPLETED. (AMENDED TITLE)"

         

    3426

    LBR

    S.C.R. No. 53, S.D. 1

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

         
       

    S.C.R. No. 121

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

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