OFFICE OF THE SPEAKER

TWENTY-FIRST STATE LEGISLATURE

COMMITTEE REFERRALS

 

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NO. 1

4th LEGISLATIVE DAY-JANUARY 22, 2002

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Committee Abbreviations:

AGR - Agriculture

HSH - Human Services and Housing

CPC - Consumer Protection and Commerce

JHA - Judiciary and Hawaiian Affairs

EDB - Economic Development and

LAB - Labor and Public Employment

Business Concerns

LMG - Legislative Management

EDN - Education

PSM - Public Safety and Military Affairs

EEP - Energy and Environmental Protection

TAC - Tourism and Culture

FIN - Finance

TRN - Transportation

HED - Higher Education

WLU - Water and Land Use

HLT - Health

 

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HOUSE BILLS

 
   

Committee

H.B. NO.

 

REFERRAL

1692

RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE FORTY-NINTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.

Appropriates funds for capital improvement projects for the 49th representative district.

FIN

1693

RELATING TO THE REPEAL OF THE TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT DEMONSTRATION PROJECT.

Repeals the Traffic Enforcement Demonstration Project.

TRN, JHA, FIN

1694

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE.

Prohibits increases in motor vehicle insurance premiums for citations produced by a photo red light imaging or photo speed imaging system where no accident is involved.

TRN, CPC/JHA

1695

RELATING TO BIOMETRIC IDENTIFIERS.

Prohibits the use of biometric identifiers, such as fingerprints, thumbprints, voice prints, or retinal scans, as a means of identification in check cashing or account opening transactions by financial institutions and check cashers. Imposes civil penalties.

JHA, CPC

1696

RELATING TO PEST CONTROL.

Requires the developer of any termite control system to post a performance bond with the pest control board on behalf of each of their licensed pest control operators who are required to be certified or authorized by the developer to install, inspect, and maintain the developer's termite control system.

EDB, CPC

1697

RELATING TO PENSION PLANS.

Protects 401(k) and 408A pension plans from attachment, execution, seizure, and operation of bankruptcy laws.

CPC, FIN

1698

RELATING TO FORCE-PLACED INSURANCE.

Prevents exorbitant and arbitrary markups of insurance rates by lenders to their borrowers. Eliminates rules of 78 calculations that are excessively and unfairly profitable at the borrower's expense.

CPC, FIN

1699

RELATING TO HAWAII-MADE PRODUCTS.

Amends definition of Hawaii-made product to allow it to apply to a product that is either manufactured, assembled, fabricated, or produced in the State or which has had at least 51% of its wholesale values added through in-state manufacturing, instead of requiring both.

CPC, FIN

1700

RELATING TO INSURANCE POLICIES.

Allows advertising of insurance policies and other insurance documents in languages other than English.

CPC

1701

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUM PROPERTY REGIMES.

Provides for the installation of television signal distribution and telecommunications equipment by the board of directors of an association of apartment owners.

CPC

1702

RELATING TO THE OPENING OF BUDGET WORKSHEETS TO PUBLIC INSPECTION.

Removes budget worksheets from exception to public disclosure.

LMG, JHA, FIN

1703

RELATING TO THE EXPANSION OF MEMBERSHIP OF THE COUNCIL ON REVENUES.

Expands the membership of the Council on Revenues.

FIN

1704

RELATING TO STRENGTHENING THE REQUIREMENTS FOR EXPENDITURES FROM THE EMERGENCY AND BUDGET RESERVE FUND.

Strengthens the requirements for expending funds from the emergency and budget reserve fund.

FIN

1705

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE V, SECTION 4, OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION, TO CHANGE THE SUCCESSION LAWS TO THE OFFICE OF GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR.

Proposes an amendment to Article v, Section 4, of the Hawaii state constitution, changing the succession laws to the office of governor and lieutenant governor to be consistent with federal succession laws for the office of president and vice-president.

LMG, JHA

1706

RELATING TO THE AMENDING OF THE SUCCESSION LAWS TO THE OFFICE OF GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR IN A MANNER CONSISTENT WITH FEDERAL SUCCESSION LAWS.

Amends succession laws to the office of governor and lieutenant governor in a manner consistent with federal succession laws.

LMG, JHA

1707

RELATING TO THE DEMONSTRATION OF NEED BEFORE ESTABLISHING NEW SPECIAL OR REVOLVING FUNDS.

Requires the auditor to find a demonstration of need as an additional criterion in analyzing proposals for new special or revolving funds.

FIN

1708

RELATING TO PROHIBITING THE USE OF AUTOMATED ENFORCEMENT DEVICES TO DETECT VIOLATIONS OF TRAFFIC REGULATIONS EXCEPT IN SPECIFIC AREAS.

Prohibits the use of automated enforcement devices to detect violations of traffic regulations except in specified areas.

TRN, JHA, FIN

1709

RELATING TO LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS.

Provides criteria for the director of labor and industrial relations to consider when approving attorneys' fees for workers' compensation cases. Provides the chairperson of the Hawaii labor and industrial relations appeals board the same salary as circuit court judges.

LAB, FIN

1710

RELATING TO NOMINATION OF GOVERNOR AND SELECTION OF LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR RUNNING MATE.

A bill to require gubernatorial nominee to select running mate within 10 days of winning nomination. Further requirement that lieutenant governor running mate must be of the same political party.

JHA

1711

RELATING TO NOMINATION OF GOVERNOR AND SELECTION OF LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR RUNNING MATE.

A bill to require gubernatorial nominee to select running mate within 10 days of winning nomination. Further requirement that lieutenant governor running mate must be of the same political party.

JHA

1712

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUM PROPERTY REGIMES.

Repeals requirement that condominium property regimes comply with county land use ordinances.

CPC

1713

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUM PROPERTY REGIMES.

Amends the condominium property regime law to require an association of apartment owners, that has received a request for information from an owner, to notify the owner in writing of its intent to impose fees for providing that information prior to assessment. Contested fees are to be submitted to arbitration.

CPC

1714

RELATING TO GUIDE DOGS, SIGNAL DOGS, AND SERVICE ANIMALS.

Imposes penal sanctions for intentionally interfering with the use of a guide dog, signal dog, or service animal; fraudulently misrepresenting oneself as the owner or trainer of such an animal; and causing injury or death to such an animal.

JHA

1715

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUM PROPERTY REGIMES.

Extends from 120 days to 365 days the deadline for obtaining from the apartment owners the required percentage of votes to amend the bylaws of a condominium property regime. Applies the 365 day deadline to proposed bylaws submitted by either the board of directors or a volunteer apartment owners' committee.

CPC

1716

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUM PROPERTY REGIMES.

Requires both the apartment owner and the board of directors to pay for their own costs in mediating a dispute between them, unless they both agree that 1 party will pay all or a specified portion of the mediation costs.

CPC

1717

RELATING TO ETHICS.

Provides for mandatory ethics training for legislators and appointed state employees.

LMG, JHA, FIN

1718

RELATING TO THE PROCUREMENT OF PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT AND SURFACING BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

Exempts the DOE from the Hawaii public procurement code if the procurement is for playground equipment and surfacing, and if the amount of the procurement is less than $150,000.

EDN, FIN

1719

RELATING TO ACCRETED LANDS.

Requires landowners to prove accreted lands were in existence for at least 40 continuous years.

WLU, FIN

1720

RELATING TO ACCRETED LANDS.

Requires the Office of Environmental Quality Control to publish notices of beachfront accretion applications.

WLU, FIN

1721

RELATING TO AN EXEMPTION FROM GENERAL EXCISE TAX LIABILITY FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID.

Exempts medicare and medicaid from general excise tax liability.

HSH, FIN

1722

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Reduces the motor vehicle safety inspection requirement for heavy commercial vehicles to once a year.

TRN, CPC, FIN

1723

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY.

Exempts a person involved in an accident during the normal course of their employment from the security and suspension requirements of chapter 287, HRS.

TRN, CPC/JHA

1724

RELATING TO SPECIAL NUMBER PLATES FOR MILITARY SERVICE.

Allows the assignment of special number plates for military service for more than one noncommercial passenger vehicle, noncommercial motorcycle, or motor scooter per applicant.

TRN, FIN

1725

RELATING TO DRIVER LICENSE RENEWAL BY MAIL.

Allows for the renewal of a driver's license by mail, regardless of residency. Allows an applicant who has not applied for renewal of a driver's license within 90 days after the license has expired to be treated as an applicant for reactivation under 286-107.5, HRS. Allows a driver's license to be renewed on the sixth birthday after issuance.

TRN, JHA

1726

RELATING TO DRIVER'S LICENSE INSTRUCTION PERMIT.

Sets maximum speed limits for state freeways and through highways.

TRN, JHA

1727

RELATING TO DRIVER'S LICENSE INSTRUCTION PERMIT RENEWAL.

Allows renewal of a driver's license instruction permit 30 days prior to the expiration date; allows renewal of driver's license instruction permit up to 90 days after expiration before applicant shall be treated as a new instruction permit applicant.

TRN, JHA

1728

RELATING TO CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY.

Requires driver of vehicle to properly restrain children 4 through 6 years of age in a booster seat.

TRN, JHA

1729

RELATING TO THE TRAFFIC CODE.

Sets maximum speed limits for state freeways and through highways.

TRN, JHA, FIN

1730

RELATING TO DRIVERS EDUCATION FUND UNDERWRITERS FEE.

Increases the drivers education underwriters fee from $2 to $3.50 to provide an additional $1 to the department of commerce and consumer affairs for the benefit of the department of education and 50 cents to the department of transportation to operate and administer a mandatory driver education program for persons under the age of 18.

TRN, EDN, FIN

1731

RELATING TO DRIVERS EDUCATION FUND UNDERWRITERS FEES.

Transfers the drivers education underwriters fee for motorcycles from the University of Hawaii community colleges to the Department of Transportation, and raises the fee from $2 to $5.

TRN, HED, FIN

1732

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Short form bill relating to transportation.

TRN

1733

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Short form bill relating to transportation.

TRN

1734

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Short form bill relating to transportation

TRN

1735

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Short form bill relating to transportatio

TRN

1736

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Short form bill relating to transportation.

TRN

1737

RELATING TO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.

Directs the director of health to create a bulk purchasing program to provide affordable prescription drugs for individuals who have no prescription drug insurance.

CPC/HLT, FIN

1738

RELATING TO TAXES.

Provides an income tax credit for residential customes who use home generators and are not connected to the electric grid.

EEP, FIN

1739

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE IV, SECTION 2 OF THE HAWAII CONSTITUTION TO CHANGE THE COMPOSITION OF THE REAPPORTIONMENT COMMISSION.

Changes composition of reapportionment commission to require a representative from each county.

LMG, JHA, FIN

1740

RELATING TO ENTERPRISE ZONES.

Adds health care providers to list of clients that are served by call center in an enterprise zone.

EDB, FIN

1741

RELATING TO PUPIL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY.

Prohibits the use of a mobile telephone while operating a moving school vehicle except in the case of an emergency. Defines "emergency" and "mobile telephone".

TRN, EDN, JHA

1742

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Prohibits a new municipal solid waste landfill unit from being sited within 3 miles of an existing public or private school or resort area; and prohibits an existing municipal solid waste landfill unit located within 3 miles of an existing public or private school or resort area from being expanded horizontally.

EEP, FIN

1743

RELATING TO THE SUSPENSION WITHOUT PAY OF PUBLIC OFFICIALS CONVICTED OF A FELONY.

Requires that public officials convicted of a felony be removed from office at the time of conviction.

JHA

1744

RELATING TO NOISE POLLUTION.

Establishes, with respect to violations of the laws and rules concerning noise pollution, other than the rules concerning vehicular noise control, a minimum fine of $500 for a first offense, and a minimum fine of $1,000 for a second offense and any subsequent offenses within one calendar year.

EEP, JHA

1745

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE.

Places limits on the number of visits and charges allowable for massage therapy treatments covered under motor vehicle insurance personal injury protection benefits.

CPC, FIN

1746

RELATING TO UNATTENDED VEHICLES.

Requires notices for tow away zones to be clearly visible at all times to potential parkers.

TRN, JHA

1747

RELATING TO RIGHTS OF VICTIMS.

Requires the director of health to notify victims of the status of defendants and perpetrators committed to the custody of the Director of Health.

HLT, JHA

1748

RELATING TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENTS.

Requires the police departments to train officers in the handling of high-speed vehicle pursuits and provide guidelines for high-speed vehicle pursuits.

JHA, FIN

1749

RELATING TO ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOMES.

Requires DOH to disclose to adult residential care home operators the prior criminal history of certain prospective residents under certain circumstances.

HSH, JHA

1750

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE PLATES.

Allows veterans to select more than one category of war or conflict with the use of decal stickers as an option to permanent imprint on license plate.

TRN/PSM, FIN

1751

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE SEX OFFENDER TREATMENT PROGRAM.

Makes appropriations for the Sex Offender Treatment Program for various treatment and assessment services.

PSM, FIN

1752

RELATING TO THE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE COMPACT.

Authorizes ratification of the emergency Management Assistance Compact.

PSM, FIN

1753

RELATING TO THE PENAL CODE.

Amends assault against a police officer to include assault against firefighters and uniformed emergency medical service personnel.

PSM, JHA

1754

RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.

Repeals section 281-33.1, HRS, which allows individuals to apply for permits to receive single shipments of liquor from outside the State for personal use and consumption.

CPC, FIN

1755

RELATING TO THE EXPANSION OF THE PURPOSE OF THE WORKS OF ART SPECIAL FUND.

Expands the purpose of the works of art special fund.

TAC, FIN

1756

RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.

Extends workers' compensation insurance exemption to employers owning 50% or more of a limited liability company or a limited liability partnership.

CPC, FIN

1757

RELATING TO MINORS.

Prohibits minors under the age of twenty-one from possessing or purchasing tobacco products.

JHA

1758

RELATING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE.

Authorizes the use of a copy, facsimile telecommunication, or other reliable reproduction of a domestic abuse protective order to be used in lieu of the original order for any and all purposes for which the original order could be used.

JHA

1759

RELATING TO IDENTIFICATION.

Prohibits the use of social security numbers for recordkeeping, identification, or informational purposes on any state or county government document unless specifically authorized by federal law.

JHA/CPC

1760

RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.

Prohbits public utilities from charging standby fees to cogeneration operators and requires public utilities to increase their power efficiency level to ninety per cent.

EEP, CPC, FIN

1761

RELATING TO INSURANCE.

Gives insurance commissioner power to regulate health insurance rates.

HLT, CPC, FIN

1762

RELATING TO INJURY TO PUBLIC UTILITY PROPERTY.

Increases the measure of damages to treble damages for damage to public utility property.

CPC,

1763

RELATING TO MUTUAL BENEFIT SOCIETIES.

Repeals the exemption from state, county, and municipal taxes provided to mutual benefit societies under article 1 of chapter 432, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

CPC, FIN

1764

RELATING TO FIREARMS.

Allows a person who has been pardoned to own, possess, or control a firearm.

JHA

1765

RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.

Defines substantial reduction or elimination of direct patient care services under section 323F-31, HRS.

HLT, FIN

1766

RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS.

Repeals the provision that prohibits the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds after June 30, 2003. Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Hawaii Pacific Health in the acquisition or construction of health care facilities, renovation of existing facilities, acquisition of land, equipment, and technology, and other capital-related projects.

HLT, FIN

1767

RELATING TO EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Includes the head of each county's legislative services in Class A of the ERS.

LAB, FIN

1768

RELATING TO VEHICLE REGISTRATION.

Defines "vehicle identification number" in chapter 286, HRS, to mean either the federal vehicle identification number or a number assigned by the county director of finance to a custom vehicle.

TRN, JHA

1769

RELATING TO GEOTHERMAL ROYALTIES.

Changes proportions of geothermal royalties as follows: from 50% to 40% to State, from 30% to 40% to county, and OHA stays the same at 20%.

EEP, FIN

1770

RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES.

Regulates oil companies under the public utilities commission.

EEP/CPC, FIN

1771

RELATING TO PATIENT SAFETY.

Establishes a patient safety and medical errors reduction program for all health care facilities in the State, including a risk management and risk prevention education and training component for nonphysician personnel and the development and implementation of an incident reporting system.

HLT/CPC, FIN

1772

RELATING TO RESIDENCY OF POLICE OFFICER APPLICANTS.

Allows police office applicants to be nonresidents upon application but requires them to establish residency upon employment.

LAB/PSM, FIN

1773

RELATING TO CHILD ENDANGERMENT.

Establishes the offense of endangering the welfare of a minor in a motor vehicle; makes intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly leaving a child under the age of nine unattended in a motor vehicle when the child suffers serious or substantial bodily injury an offense of endangerment of a minor in the first degree; makes intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly allowing trivial or superficial bodily injury to befall a child under the age of nine as a result of the person leaving the child unattended in a motor vehicle an offense of endangerment of a minor in the second degree.

TRN, JHA

1774

RELATING TO SMOKING.

Prohibits smoking in the state capitol building.

LMG, JHA

1775

RELATING TO INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENTS.

Allows the State to enter into an indemnification agreement in connection with a building and construction contract with a planned community association to provide that the State will indemnify the association for losses incurred due to public use.

JHA, FIN

1776

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYEE HEALTH BENEFITS.

Deems retirees with more than 5 and less than 10 years of service who retired after 6/30/84, between 12/1/85 and 12/31/85, to be retired before 6/30/84 for purposes of premium contributions.

LAB, FIN

1777

RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES.

Replaces references to rate increase with "major rate increase". Adds definition of "major rate increase."

CPC, FIN

1778

RELATING TO FINANCIAL SERVICES LOAN COMPANIES.

Repeals existing article 9 of chapter 412, relating to financial services loan companies, and replaces it with a new article regulating financial services loan companies.

CPC, FIN

1779

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

Allows DOE to reimburse any teacher in the system after that person teachers for 4 years in the DOE system at the rate of 1/4 of full tuition per year, for the cost of attending the UH college of education, provided the teacher enrolled after June, 2002, and continues to teach for each year of reimbursement.

EDN, FIN

1780

RELATING TO EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT.

Provides an earned income tax credit beginning in 2002.

FIN

1781

RELATING TO INCOME TAX.

Increases the income tax deductions for businesses from 50% to 100% for meals and entertainment expenses. Also allows business entertainment deduction for club dues.

FIN

1782

RELATING TO PARKING FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.

Allows a person who is legally blind to obtain a disabled parking permit, which may be used by the person's driver.

TRN, FIN

1783

RELATING TO ANATOMICAL GIFTS.

Amends Act 88, SLH 1999, and Act 264, SLH 2001, by changing references to the Organ Donor Center of Hawaii to the Coalition for Organ Donation.

HLT, FIN

1784

RELATING TO ANATOMICAL GIFTS.

Amends Act 88, SLH 1999, and Act 264, SLH 2001, by changing references to the Organ Donor Center of Hawaii to the Coalition for Organ Donation. Requires the procurement organization to assist support groups for donor families and recipients. Adds definition of a support group to be known as a "sharing society."

HLT, FIN

1785

RELATING TO ORGAN DONATION.

Requires procurement organization to provide various services to support groups involved in organ donation and receipt.

HLT, FIN

1786

RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Provides deputy sheriffs with the same retirement benefits as police officers and firefighters.

LAB, FIN

1787

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING IN PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT.

Reinstates binding arbitration for bargaining units 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, and 9.

LAB, FIN

1788

RELATING TO PRIVATIZATION.

Amends the law relating to privatization to provide that certain identified state or county government services be subject to public-private competitive bidding (managed competition).

LAB, FIN

1789

RELATING TO AN ADVISORY REFERENDUM ON GAMING IN HAWAII.

Requires an advisory referendum consisting of a question to be placed on the ballot for the general election of 2002 on whether the electorate wishes the State to legalize gaming.

JHA, FIN

1790

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Amends agricultural zoning regulations to allow certain lands to be used for farm dwellings and other uses related to farming and animal husbandry.

AGR, WLU

1791

RELATING TO CHILD BOOSTER SEAT.

Provides a tax credit for the purchase of child booster seats.

TRN, FIN

1792

RELATING TO CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY.

Increases minimum age requirement for child passenger restraints over time.

TRN, JHA

1793

RELATING TO THE HAWAII FILM INDUSTRY.

Short form bill to assist the Hawaii film industry.

EDB, FIN

1794

RELATING TO A GENERAL EXCISE TAX HOLIDAY.

Establishes an annual general excise tax holiday for consumers and businesses that sell clothing under $100 on condition that businesses pass the savings on to consumers.

EDB, FIN

1795

RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT ORGANIZATIONS.

Exempts from the GET, amounts paid to a professional employment organization on behalf of employees hired by a client company.

EDB/LAB, FIN

1796

RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX.

Exempts non-profit organizations from the general excise tax that prepare meals for the elderly and aged and are hired by charitable organizations like the Meals on Wheels Program.

FIN

1797

RELATING TO THE HAWAII AGRICULTURAL LAND PRESERVATION ACT.

Allows owners of agricultural lands, subject to approval of chairperson of board of agriculture and county council, to place lands in agricultural preservation districts. Provides criteria for eligibility. Restricts uses of lands in districts to agricultural uses. Exempts agricultural products produced in districts from GET, and exempts lands from property taxes.

AGR/WLU, FIN

1798

RELATING TO LAND USE.

Increases the maximum acreage for county-processed land use district boundary amendments and special permit requests from 15 acres to 75 acres.

WLU, FIN

1799

RELATING TO TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT.

Repeals the photo red light imaging and photo speed imaging detector demonstration project established in Act 234, Session Laws of Hawaii, 1998, and subsequent acts that amended Act 234.

TRN, JHA, FIN

1800

RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET

Adjusts and reprioritizes State funding for fiscal biennium (FB) 2001-2003 based on November 2001 Council on Renvenues estimates, by adjusting fiscal year (FY) 2002-2003 operating budget funding priorities; adjusting non-general fund authorizations; and adjusting and authorizing capital improvement projects for FB 2001-2003.

FIN

1801

RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE THIRTY-EIGHTH AND THIRTY-NINTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICTS.

Appropriates funds for capital improvement projects for the benefit of the 38th and 39th Representative Districts.

FIN

1802

RELATING TO EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVORS.

Requires all hospitals and primary care clinics to provide emergency contraception for sexual assault survivors.

JHA

1803

RELATING TO A GENERAL EXCISE TAX HOLIDAY.

Establishes a general excise tax holiday for consumers and businesses for goods and services sold on condition that businesses pass the savings on to consumers.

EDB, FIN

1804

RELATING TO EXPUNGEMENT.

Provides for the expungement of certain juvenile-arrest records.

JHA

1805

RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.

Permits a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, including a church whose sacraments include the use of marijuana, to be a distributor for persons using medical marijuana.

HLT, JHA

1806

RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY RIGHTS.

Clarifies definition of "hotel" in the chapter relating to offenses against property rights to add majority of the tenants are roomers or boarders.

JHA

1807

RELATING TO YOUTH.

Abolishes office of youth services. Transfers youth correctional facility to the judiciary.

HSH, JHA, FIN

1808

RELATING TO GOVERNMENT.

Short form bill relating to Government.

LMG

1809

RELATING TO GOVERNMENT.

Short form bill relating to Government.

LMG

1810

RELATING TO GOVERNMENT.

Short form bill relating to Government.

LMG

1811

RELATING TO ENERGY.

Short form bill relating to energy.

EEP

1812

RELATING TO ENERGY.

Short form bill relating to energy.

EEP

1813

RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.

Short form bill relating to the environment.

EEP

1814

RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.

Short form bill relating to the environment.

EEP

1815

RELATING TO RECYCLING.

Short form bill relating to recycling.

EEP, FIN

1816

RELATING TO COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT.

Amends the coastal zone management law to require applicants for shoreline certification to mail copies of applications for certification, including proposed maps and photographs, to the county planning department and neighboring property owners.

WLU, FIN

1817

RELATING TO CIVIL RIGHTS.

Short form bill relating to civil rights.

JHA

1818

RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY.

Short form bill relating to the Judiciary.

JHA

1819

RELATING TO CRIME.

Short form bill relating to crime.

JHA

1820

RELATING TO THE PENAL CODE.

Short form bill relating to the Penal Code.

JHA

1821

RELATING TO THE LEGISLATIVE AUDITOR.

Short form bill relating to the Legislative Auditor.

LMG

1822

RELATING TO THE LEGISLATIVE ANALYST.

Short form bill relating to the legislative analyst.

LMG, FIN

1823

RELATING TO GOVERNMENT SERVICES.

Provides a general excise tax exemption for sales and services paid by the State, increases the central services fee to 7% and abolishes all central services fee exemptions.

FIN

1824

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM ATHLETE AGENTS ACT.

Adds new chapter, Uniform Athlete Agents, that establishes service of process procedure for nonresident agents; provides requirements, procedures, and fees for agent registration; required form for agency contract. Establishes student-athlete's right to cancel contract.

CPC/JHA, FIN

1825

RELATING TO THE REVISED UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE ARTICLE 9 SECURED TRANSACTIONS.

Amends definition of "agricultural lien" to include a security interest in farm products; amends "health-care-insurance receivable to include obligation for future goods or services. Adds a sale by an individual of an account that is a right to payment of lottery or other chance winnings as a security interest perfected upon attachment.

CPC/JHA, FIN

1826

RELATING TO THE HOMELESS.

Short form bill relating to the homeless.

HSH

1827

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Short form bill relating to housing.

HSH

1828

RELATING TO YOUTH SERVICES.

Short form bill relating to youth services.

HSH

1829

RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.

Short form bill relating to human services.

HSH

1830

RELATING TO HAWAIIANS.

Short Form, Hawaiians

HSH, JHA

1831

RELATING TO GOVERNMENT SPENDING.

Provides GET exemptions for state and county purchases of goods or services, raises the central services fee to 7%, eliminates central services exemptions, and reduces county distributions of the TAT equal to the savings from the proposed GET exemption.

FIN

1832

RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LAND PRESERVATION.

Provides standards, criteria, to conserve and protect agricultural lands through designation of important agricultural land. Allows transfer of development credits. Provides incentives for landowners to keep important agricultural lands in agricultural uses.

WLU/AGR, FIN

1833

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires the auditor to examine and evaluate the feasibility of creating an autonomous public school system and to devise a comprehensive implementation plan. Requires public input and reports to the legislature. Requires legislative reference bureau to assist in drafting proposed legislation. Appropriates $.

EDN, LMG, FIN

1834

RELATING TO AMBULANCE SERVICES IN KAPOLEI.

Appropriates funds for 24-hour advanced emergency ambulance services for the community of Kapolei for FY 2002-2003.

HLT, FIN

1835

RELATING TO DRIVER'S EDUCATION.

A bill to enact a statewide mandatory defensive driving program.

TRN, JHA, FIN

1836

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Allows for in-state contractor, made in Hawaii products, and recycled content product preferences to be applied cumulatively to procurement bids.

FIN

1837

RELATING TO NOTIFICATION OF ABORTION.

Requirement of parental notification of minor's intent to perform an abortion.

HLT, JHA

1838

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE VIII, SECTION 1, OF THE HAWAII CONSTITUTION, TO ALLOW COUNTIES TO CREATE POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS.

Amends constitution to permit legislature to allow counties to create political subdivisions.

JHA, FIN

1839

RELATING TO THE REPEAL OF THE STATE HEALTH PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY.

Repeals chapter 323D relating to state health planning and development agency. Transfers SHPDA administrator and 1 clerical position to office of planning.

HLT, FIN

 

 

 

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

 

H.C.R. NO.

 

Committee

REFERRAL

3

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO JOINTLY DETERMINE WHETHER THE DIAGNOSIS OF CHILDREN WITH "ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER" OR "ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER" IN HAWAII HAS BEEN EXCESSIVE, WHETHER HAWAII'S CHILDREN ARE BEING SUBJECTED TO EXCESSIVE USE OF PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS TO MODIFY THEIR BEHAVIOR, AND TO RESEARCH, EXAMINE, AND RECOMMEND NON-DRUG ALTERNATIVES.

HLT, EDN, FIN

4

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, TO ESTABLISH A SUN PROTECTION POLICY FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHILDREN AND A SUN PROTECTION PROGRAM TO EDUCATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHILDREN AND THEIR PARENTS.

HLT, EDN, FIN

5

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONDUCT A PILOT STUDY OF POLLUTION SOURCES OF KAILUA BAY AND REPRESENTATIVE AREAS IN WEST MAUI BY USING ADVANCED DNA TECHNIQUES TO DETERMINE SOURCES OF POLLUTION AND WATER QUALITY.

EEP, FIN

6

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN EXAMINATION AND EVALUATION OF THE FEASIBILITY OF CREATING AN AUTONOMOUS PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM AND TO DEVISE A COMPREHENSIVE IMPLEMENTATION PLAN.

EDN, LMG, FIN

7

CONTINUING THE JOINT SENATE-HOUSE INVESTIGATIVE COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE THE STATE'S EFFORTS TO COMPLY WITH THE FELIX CONSENT DECREE.

LMG, FIN

 

 

HOUSE RESOLUTIONS

 

Committee

H.R. NO.

REFERRAL

1

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO JOINTLY DETERMINE WHETHER THE DIAGNOSIS OF CHILDREN WITH "ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER" OR "ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER" IN HAWAII HAS BEEN EXCESSIVE, WHETHER HAWAII'S CHILDREN ARE BEING SUBJECTED TO EXCESSIVE USE OF PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS TO MODIFY THEIR BEHAVIOR, AND TO RESEARCH, EXAMINE, AND RECOMMEND NON-DRUG ALTERNATIVES.

HLT, EDN, FIN

     

2

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, TO ESTABLISH A SUN PROTECTION POLICY FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHILDREN AND A SUN PROTECTION PROGRAM TO EDUCATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHILDREN AND THEIR PARENTS.

HLT, EDN, FIN

     

3

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONDUCT A PILOT STUDY OF POLLUTION SOURCES OF KAILUA BAY AND REPRESENTATIVE AREAS IN WEST MAUI BY USING ADVANCED DNA TECHNIQUES TO DETERMINE SOURCES OF POLLUTION AND WATER QUALITY.

EEP, FIN