OFFICE OF THE SPEAKER

TWENTY-FIRST STATE LEGISLATURE

COMMITTEE REFERRALS

 

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NO. 23

30th LEGISLATIVE DAY-MARCH 12, 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 CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

 
   

Committee

H.C.R. NO.

 

REFERRAL

43

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND FINANCE TO ENTER INTO A FINANCING AGREEMENT FOR A NEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN KAHULUI, MAUI.

FIN

44

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ENCOURAGE THE DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF FOOD GARDENS AS A TEACHING TOOL IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.

EDN

45

ADOPTING A SCHOOL READINESS DEFINITION AND STRATEGY.

EDN

46

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO ESTABLISH AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL-COMMUNITY TASK FORCE TO PLAN FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ALTERNATIVE ACCESS ROAD TO KAILUA HIGH SCHOOL IN KAILUA, O`AHU.

TRN, FIN

47

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.

WLU, FIN

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.

HED, FIN

49

REQUESTING A MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES SYSTEMS BRANCH.

HLT, FIN

50

REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO STUDY SAFETY AND SECURITY CONCERNS AT THE WAIPAHU CIVIC CENTER COMPLEX AND THE KAPOLEI STATE OFFICE BUILDING.

PSM, FIN

51

REQUESTING THE STATE PROCUREMENT OFFICE TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF REQUIRING STATE AND COUNTY AGENCIES TO GIVE PREFERENCE TO THE PURCHASE OF RECYCLABLE OR COMPOSTABLE CARPETING FOR GOVERNMENT OFFICE BUILDINGS.

FIN

52

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDUCT ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS TO IDENTIFY COASTAL AREAS THAT SHOULD BE DESIGNATED MARINE LIFE CONSERVATION DISTRICTS OR FISHERY MANAGEMENT AREAS DUE TO OVERFISHING AND HABITAT DEGRADATION.

WLU, FIN

53

REQUESTING ESTABLISHMENT OF A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE STATE REGULATION OF PROVIDERS OF DEATH SERVICES.

CPC

54

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO DRAFT NECESSARY PROPOSED LEGISLATION TO ENABLE THE STATE COMMITTEE OF BLIND VENDORS TO EXPEND FUNDS FROM THE RANDOLPH-SHEPPARD REVOLVING ACCOUNT TO HIRE LAWYERS OR OTHER CONSULTANTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF BENEFITING BLIND VENDORS OF HAWAII.

HSH, JHA, FIN

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.

WLU

56

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.

EDN, FIN

57

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ALLOW THE KONA HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO USE THE VENUE OF THE OLD KONA AIRPORT STATE PARK FOR FUNDRAISING PURPOSES.

WLU, JHA

58

REQUESTING AN AUDIT OF THE ENERGY, RESOURCES, AND TECHNOLOGY DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM.

EEP, JHA. FIN

59

REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT AND THE UNITED NATIONS TO REVIEW THE ACTIONS TAKEN IN 1959 RELEVANT TO HAWAI`I'S STATEHOOD.

JHA

60

REQUESTING A MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAM AUDIT OF ALL OPERATIONS OF THE ENERGY, RESOURCES, AND TECHNOLOGY DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM.

EEP, FIN

61

REQUESTING HAWAII'S ORGAN PROCUREMENT ORGANIZATION TO PROVIDE ANY ASSISTANCE NECESSARY TO FURTHER THE MISSION OF SHARING SOCIETIES FOR DONOR FAMILIES AND RECIPIENTS.

HSH/HLT

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.

PSM, FIN

63

REQUESTING THE NARCOTICS ENFORCEMENT DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, WITH THE COOPERATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, TO CONDUCT A STUDY EXAMINING METHODS TO REDUCE PRESCRIPTION FRAUD, MITIGATE PRESCRIPTION ERRORS, AND CONTROL COSTS FOR DRUG PRESCRIPTION WITHIN THE STATE.

PSM, CPC, FIN

64

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.

TRN/HLT, EDN, FIN

65

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.

PSM, JHA

66

AUTHORIZING DESIGNATION OF AN INDUSTRIAL PARK.

WLU

67

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.

HLT, JHA

68

REGARDING THE PASSENGER SHIP INDUSTRY IN HAWAII.

TRN

69

URGING THE GOVERNOR AND THE UNDERSECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND ATMOSPHERE OF THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION TO REAUTHORIZE THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS HUMPBACK WHALE NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY, URGING SANCTUARY MANAGERS TO ASSESS CURRENT PRIORITY THREATS TO HUMPBACK WHALES IN SANCTUARY WATERS TO DEVELOP AN EFFECTIVE LONG-TERM MANAGEMENT STRATEGY AND ACTION PLAN, AND COMMENDING THE SANCTUARY MANAGERS FOR EXPLORING APPROPRIATE MEASURES TO ADDRESS THE THREAT OF COLLISIONS BETWEEN WHALES AND MARINE VESSELS IN SANCTUARY WATERS.

WLU, FIN

70

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.

AGR

71

REQUESTING THE HIGH TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO STUDY THE SCOPE AND ADEQUACY OF THE STATE'S VIDEO-CONFERENCING CAPABILITY AND THE FEASIBILITY OF AND REQUIREMENTS FOR PROVIDING ADDITIONAL VIDEO-CONFERENCING CAPABILITY TO ENABLE RESIDENTS OF THE NEIGHBOR ISLANDS TO TESTIFY AT PUBLIC HEARINGS SCHEDULED ON OAHU.

LMG, FIN

72

URGING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO DEVELOP AN OVERALL STRATEGY, POLICY, AND PLAN TO AWARD TOURISM PRODUCT ENRICHMENT AND DIVERSIFICATION GRANTS.

TAC, FIN

73

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENTS OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM, TRANSPORTATION, AND HEALTH, WORKING IN COORDINATION WITH HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC COMPANY, TO INVESTIGATE AND DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING A PROGRAM SIMILAR TO THE PASADENA WATER & POWER ELECTRIC VEHICLE PROGRAM IN HAWAII.

EEP/TRN, FIN

74

REQUESTING THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO AND THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING A SCHOOL OF PHARMACY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO.

HED, FIN

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.

JHA, FIN

76

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

HLT, CPC, FIN

77

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

EDN

78

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

EDN/HLT

79

REQUESTING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO HELP THE STATE'S FILM INDUSTRY ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR CLEARING FILM AND VIDEOTAPES THROUGH AIRPORT SECURITY.

PSM/JHA

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOUSE RESOLUTIONS

 
   

Committee

H.R. NO.

 

REFERRAL

25

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ENCOURAGE THE DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF FOOD GARDENS AS A TEACHING TOOL IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.

EDN

26

ADOPTING A SCHOOL READINESS DEFINITION AND STRATEGY.

EDN

27

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO ESTABLISH AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL-COMMUNITY TASK FORCE TO PLAN FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ALTERNATIVE ACCESS ROAD TO KAILUA HIGH SCHOOL IN KAILUA, O`AHU.

TRN, FIN

28

REQUESTING A MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES SYSTEMS BRANCH.

HLT, FIN

29

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDUCT ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS TO IDENTIFY COASTAL AREAS THAT SHOULD BE DESIGNATED MARINE LIFE CONSERVATION DISTRICTS OR FISHERY MANAGEMENT AREAS DUE TO OVERFISHING AND HABITAT DEGRADATION.

WLU, FIN

30

REQUESTING ESTABLISHMENT OF A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE STATE REGULATION OF PROVIDERS OF DEATH SERVICES.

CPC

31

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO DRAFT NECESSARY PROPOSED LEGISLATION TO ENABLE THE STATE COMMITTEE OF BLIND VENDORS TO EXPEND FUNDS FROM THE RANDOLPH-SHEPPARD REVOLVING ACCOUNT TO HIRE LAWYERS OR OTHER CONSULTANTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF BENEFITING BLIND VENDORS OF HAWAII.

HSH, JHA, FIN

32

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.

WLU

33

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.

EDN, FIN

34

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ALLOW THE KONA HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO USE THE VENUE OF THE OLD KONA AIRPORT STATE PARK FOR FUNDRAISING PURPOSES.

WLU, JHA

35

REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT AND THE UNITED NATIONS TO REVIEW THE ACTIONS TAKEN IN 1959 RELEVANT TO HAWAI`I'S STATEHOOD.

JHA

36

REQUESTING HAWAII'S ORGAN PROCUREMENT ORGANIZATION TO PROVIDE ANY ASSISTANCE NECESSARY TO FURTHER THE MISSION OF SHARING SOCIETIES FOR DONOR FAMILIES AND RECIPIENTS.

HSH/HLT

37

REGARDING THE PASSENGER SHIP INDUSTRY IN HAWAII.

TRN, TAC

38

URGING THE GOVERNOR AND THE UNDERSECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND ATMOSPHERE OF THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION TO REAUTHORIZE THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS HUMPBACK WHALE NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY, URGING SANCTUARY MANAGERS TO ASSESS CURRENT PRIORITY THREATS TO HUMPBACK WHALES IN SANCTUARY WATERS TO DEVELOP AN EFFECTIVE LONG-TERM MANAGEMENT STRATEGY AND ACTION PLAN, AND COMMENDING THE SANCTUARY MANAGERS FOR EXPLORING APPROPRIATE MEASURES TO ADDRESS THE THREAT OF COLLISIONS BETWEEN WHALES AND MARINE VESSELS IN SANCTUARY WATERS.

WLU, FIN

39

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.

AGR

40

REQUESTING THE HIGH TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO STUDY THE SCOPE AND ADEQUACY OF THE STATE'S VIDEO-CONFERENCING CAPABILITY AND THE FEASIBILITY OF AND REQUIREMENTS FOR PROVIDING ADDITIONAL VIDEO-CONFERENCING CAPABILITY TO ENABLE RESIDENTS OF THE NEIGHBOR ISLANDS TO TESTIFY AT PUBLIC HEARINGS SCHEDULED ON OAHU.

LMG, FIN

41

URGING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO DEVELOP AN OVERALL STRATEGY, POLICY, AND PLAN TO AWARD TOURISM PRODUCT ENRICHMENT AND DIVERSIFICATION GRANTS.

TAC, FIN

42

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENTS OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM, TRANSPORTATION, AND HEALTH, WORKING IN COORDINATION WITH HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC COMPANY, TO INVESTIGATE AND DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING A PROGRAM SIMILAR TO THE PASADENA WATER & POWER ELECTRIC VEHICLE PROGRAM IN HAWAII.

EEP/TRN, FIN

43

REQUESTING THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO AND THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING A SCHOOL OF PHARMACY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO.

HED, FIN

44

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

JHA, FIN

45

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

HLT, CPC, FIN

46

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

EDN

47

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

EDN/HLT

49

REQUESTING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO HELP THE STATE'S FILM INDUSTRY ESTABLISH PROCEDURES FOR CLEARING FILM AND VIDEOTAPES THROUGH AIRPORT SECURITY.

PSM/JHA

     
 

SENATE BILLS

 
   

Committee

S.B. NO.

 

REFERRAL

251, SD2

RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS.

Establishes a professional counselor licensing program. (SD2)

CPC, FIN

313, SD2

RELATING TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.

Repeals the June 30, 2002 sunset date of the law authorizing the establishment of the Air Carrier Commission. Repeals the June 30, 1993, collateral deposit deadline for loan guarantees. (SD2)

TRN, CPC, FIN

410, SD3

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Repeals the requirement that the registered, but not legal owner of a vehicle being shipped interisland, provide the carrier with the legal owner's written consent. Requires the carrier to maintain records of the vehicle's shipment, including the vehicle's identification number, for a minimum of three years. (SD3)

TRN, CPC

411, SD2

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Requires department of transportation to compile a report on distracting activities that lead to traffic collisions, and to report to governor and legislature. Provides criminal penalties for engaging in distracting activity while driving. (SD2)

TRN, JHA, FIN

883, SD1

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Proposes constitutional amendment to require that non-violent first time drug offenders be sentenced to a drug treatment program rather than incarceration. (SD1)

JHA

1157

RELATING TO CONTESTS OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH MATTERS.

Transfers the responsibilities from the Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board to handle contests of citations of proposed penalty orders to the Hawaii Labor Relations Board.

LAB, FIN

1280, SD1

RELATING TO SMALL BOAT HARBORS.

Requires an investigation by the Senate Economic Development and Technology Committee of the Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation. (SD1)

WLU, FIN

1381, SD2

RELATING TO ELECTIONS.

Requires the elections appointment and review panel to submit to the legislature the findings and recommendations from the biennial performance evaluation before each regular session held in even-numbered years instead of odd-numbered years; makes appropriation; effective upon approval. (SD2)

JHA, FIN

1399, SD1

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR EMERGENCY AMBULANCE SERVICE ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII.

Appropriate funds to provide emergency advance life support ambulance service to the residents of Hawaiian Ocean View Estates on the Island of Hawaii. (SD1)

HLT, FIN

2001, SD1

RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE EMERGENCY RESPONSE COMMISSION.

Amends the membership of the Hawaii State Emergency Response Commission to include either the University of Hawaii dean of the school of public health or the dean of the school of medicine. (SD1)

PSM, HED, FIN

2003, SD1

RELATING TO WATER CONSERVATION.

Requires all state agencies to: (1) designate an unspecified portion of maintenance budgets for water conservation retrofitting; and (2) comply with requests by county water boards for voluntary reductions of water consumption. (SD1)

WLU/EEP, FIN

2005, SD1

RELATING TO INTEGRATED SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT.

Authorizes the county of Hawaii to conduct a three-year demonstration beverage container fee system. (SD1)

EEP

2007, SD2

RELATING TO LAND USE.

Authorized counties to permit home occupations in the agricultural district without requiring a special permit; defines "home occupation". (SD2)

WLU/AGR, FIN

2008, SD1

RELATING TO ACCRETED LANDS.

Defines accreted lands; includes accreted lands in the definition of public lands; requires that accreted lands shall be state lands except a private property owner may file an accretion claim to regain title to the owner's eroded land that has been restored by accretion. (SD1)

WLU, JHA

2009, SD1

RELATING TO HALFWAY HOUSES.

Defines halfway houses for the purpose of county zoning. (SD1)

JHA, FIN

2012, SD1

RELATING TO REHIRING RETIRED TEACHERS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

Allows the DOE to rehire teachers who have been retired for at least one year. (SD1)

EDN/LAB, FIN

2013, SD1

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Allows additional high priority geographic exceptions to attend a particular school. (SD1)

EDN, JHA

2021, SD2

RELATING TO ENROLLMENT IN THE CHILDREN'S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.

Requires the DOE to add to their school lunch program application an application for the State's children's health insurance program. Requires the DOE to share the information obtained from the application with the department of human services. (SD2)

EDN/HLT, FIN

2026, SD1

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR INCREASED MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT.

Appropriates $   to DHS for FY 2002-2003 to increase Medicaid reimbursement rate to hospitals and physicians to cover medical services in Medicaid fee-for-service program; and to increase QUEST capitation payments to cover medical services to QUEST participants. (SD1)

HSH, FIN

2027, SD1

RELATING TO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.

Creates special fund to hold Medicaid prescription drug rebates to State, Creates an expansion of the medicaid eligibility for prescription drugs; appropriate funds for the expansion program. (SD1)

HSH, FIN

2032, SD3

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

 

EDN, FIN

2033, SD2

RELATING TO THE HAWAII EDUCATOR LOAN PROGRAM.

Reduces period of forgiving loans from the Hawaii educator loan program from 10 years to 6 years by forgiving 10% for each of the first 5 years and 50 per cent for the 6th year; establishes an appropriation ceiling; and authorizes up to 5% of outstanding loans for administrative costs. Appropriates funds. (SD2)

EDN, FIN

2035

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Establishes the Hawaii state student council, with student representatives from each departmental school district; and requires the council to determine whether to select the student member of the BOE or to run an election to select the individual.

EDN, FIN

2036, SD1

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires the DOE to provide an incentive bonus equal to % of any nonstate grant or subsidy that is awarded to a school or school teacher on a competitive basis, up to $ per elementary, middle, or high school and $ per multi-level school per fiscal year. Appropriates $ to DOE.

EDN, FIN

2037, SD1

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.

Amends the whistleblowers' protection act by expanding protected activities, extending the limitations period, and increasing fines. (SD1)

LAB/JHA

2038, SD2

RELATING TO THE AUDITOR.

 

LMG, FIN

2039, SD2

RELATING TO VISITATION.

Affirms sibling visitation rights and establishes procedures for enforcement and visitation. (SD2)

HSH/HLT, JHA

2041, SD1

RELATING TO CHILD PROTECTION.

 

HSH, JHA, FIN

2043, SD1

RELATING TO ADOPTION.

Establishes an advisory task force to study the consequences of integrating the practice of hanai into statutory law. Requires the task force to propose draft legislation for consideration for the 2004 legislature. Requires the advisory task force to submit an interim report to the 2003 legislature, and a final report to the 2004 legislature. Appropriates $      to defray the costs of the advisory task force. (SD1)

JHA, FIN

2044, SD1

RELATING TO FAMILY COURT.

Allows minors the right to choose their legal representation.

JHA, FIN

     

2045

RELATING TO EXPUNGEMENT.

Makes technical, clarifying amendments to Act 233, SLH 2001, establishing procedures for expungement of juvenile arrest records; deletes the exemption that the court consult with the prosecuting attorney before expunging the arrest record of an adult who incurred the arrest as a juvenile.

HSH, JHA

2046, SD1

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

Imposes penal sanctions for causing injury or death to, or intentionally interfering with the use of, a guide dog, signal dog, service animal, or law enforcement dog; and for fraudulently misrepresenting oneself as the owner or trainer of a guide dog, signal dog, or service animal. (SD1)

JHA

2052

RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS.

Authorizes special purpose revenue bonds to finance health care facilities for Hawaii Pacific Health.

HLT, FIN

2055, SD2

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Clarifies that the Hawaii teacher standards board has sole jurisdiction over all matters concerning the issuance and revocation of teacher licenses. (SD2)

EDN/LAB, FIN

2060, SD1

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Promotes the development of educational materials as an industry in Hawaii. (SD1)

EDN/HED, FIN

2062, SD1

RELATING TO ANIMAL CRUELTY.

Requires veterinarians and allows the public to report known or suspected cases of animal cruelty to a humane society or law enforcement. Provides for immunity from civil liability for reports made in good faith. (SD1)

JHA

2067, SD2

RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION.

Repeals the HOPE endowment special fund and transfers the remaining balance to the University of Hawaii tuition and fees special fund to be used for programs to support under-represented students and promote diversity. (SD2)

HED, FIN

2068, SD2

RELATING TO SCHOOL REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.

Provides funds for a position in the department of accounting and general services to coordinate public and private efforts to repair and maintain public schools. (SD2)

EDN, FIN

     

2069, SD2

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE HAWAII EDUCATIONAL POLICY CENTER.

Appropriates $         for FY 2002-2003 for the Hawaii Educational Policy Center. (SD2)

HED, FIN

2073

RELATING TO CLAIMS AGAINST THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AND PROVIDING APPROPRIATIONS THEREFOR.

Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii for the satisfaction of claims.

HED, JHA, FIN

2075, SD2

RELATING TO DENTAL HYGIENISTS.

Allows licensed dental hygienists to practice under the direct or general supervision of a licensed dentist providing dental services in a public health setting. Specifies services that may be performed. Prohibits direct reimbursements to licensed dental hygienists. (SD2)

HLT/HSH, CPC, FIN

2077, SD1

RELATING TO PHOTO TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT.

Repeals photo traffic enforcement law and related amendments to Hawaii Revised Statutes. (SD1)

TRN/JHA, FIN

     

2078, SD1

RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Requires the Employees' Retirement System to pay interest on pensions that are not processed and issued within ninety days of a member's retirement. (SD1)

LAB, FIN

2084, SD2

RELATED TO LIMITED LIABILITY.

Limits liability of educational officers, teachers, and classified personnel against any claims related to the Felix consent decree and to services for children with a disability. Replaces the term and definition of "exceptional children" with "children with a disability". (SD2)

EDN/JHA, FIN

2085, SD2

RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH, ALCOHOL, AND DRUG ABUSE.

Description:

HLT/CPC, FIN

2087, SD2

RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF PHARMACY.

Allows pharmacists to practice in a broader range of settings in collaborative agreements with health care professionals (SD2)

HTH, CPC

2091

RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH, ALCOHOL, AND DRUG ABUSE.

Repeals sunset of chapter 431M, HRS.

HLT, CPC, FIN

2093, SD1

RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.

Prohibits insurance fraud in health insurance provided by accident and sickness insurance contracts, mutual benefit societies through medical indemnity or hospital service associations, and HMOs. Exempts insurance company investigators from criminal liability. (SD1)

CPC/JHA

2094, SD2

RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE REIMBURSEMENT.

Removes sunset of Health Insurance Reimbursement Act; clarifies that a notice to a provider of a denied or contested claim is not required if the entity provides a monthly reimbursement report to the provider; requires entity to provide to providers a system to verify enrollee eligibility; limits the requirement of paying interest for interest accruals of at least $2; defines "clean claim". (SD2)

CPC, FIN

2097, SD2

RELATING TO FEDERAL IMPACT AID.

Amends section 40-89 to require roll-over of federal impact aid and US department of defense funds into current fiscal year accounts; amends section 302A-1401 to require legislative appropriation of all federal Department of Defense and impact aid funds; requires semiannual reports of the amounts received and expenditures made from these federal funds within each fiscal year to be submitted by DOE to the legislature; repeals section 29-25. (SD2)

EDN, FIN

2099, SD1

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Establishes an interagency working group within the UOH to develop a comprehensive, linked preschool to graduate school (P-20) student database for Hawaii. Appropriates funds. (SD1)

HED/EDN, FIN

2100, SD2

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds to pay for a qualified zone academy at the national guard facility on 22nd Avenue on Oahu. (SD2)

EDN, FIN

2102, SD1

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Replaces the current board of education with district boards of education and a statewide board of education. (SD1)

EDN, JHA, FIN

2106, SD2

RELATING TO MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS .

Makes permanent the regulation of marriage and family therapists. Authorizes licensure by reciprocity. (SD2)

CPC

2111

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.

Allows parties to agree that non-cost items are valid and enforceable. Sets forth when terms of the collective bargaining agreement take precedence.

LAB, FIN

2112, SD1

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.

Amends resolution of disputes and impasse provisions. (SD1)

LAB, FIN

2114, SD2

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.

Allows collective bargaining process to negotiate family leave benefits in excess of four weeks for collective bargaining employees. (SD2)

LAB, FIN

2115

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE I, SECTION 4, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO EXPAND THE CONSTITUTIONAL GUARANTEE OF FREE SPEECH TO QUASI-PUBLIC FACILITIES.

Proposes a constitutional amendment to expand the constitutional guarantee of free speech to quasi-public facilities.

JHA, FI N

2120, SD2

RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.

Deems time spent receiving treatment for a work-related injury as a period of temporary partial disability. (SD2)

LAB, FIN

2121, SD1

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR PAPAYA RESEARCH.

Appropriates an unspecified amount funds to research micropropagation and performance of the top papaya lines. (SD1)

AGR, FIN

2125

RELATING TO EVIDENCE.

Allows admission of evidence in a domestic violence criminal action of defendant's commission of other domestic violence.

JHA

2126, SD1

RELATING TO HAWAII PENAL CODE.

Clarifies sentencing provision in domestic abuse cases to delete reference to misdemeanor. (SD1)

JHA

2127

RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Amends the employees' retirement system law to provide for special compensation to pensioners aged 70 years or older with 20 or more years of service.

LAB, FIN

2131, SD2

RELATING TO THE MOLOKAI IRRIGATION SYSTEM.

Amends the 2001 general appropriations act by specifying improvements to be made to the Molokai Irrigation System utilizing unspecified funds previously appropriated for a study of the Molokai Irrigation System. (SD2)

AGR, FIN

     

2132, SD1

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Appropriates unspecified funds for fiscal year 2002-2003 for agricultural research and development at the Hawaii Agriculture Research Center. (SD1)

AGR, FIN

2134

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Repeals sunset date allowing P.U.C. exemption for transporters of seed corn to processing facilities.

AGR/TRN, CPC

2136, SD1

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE CONTROL OF FIREWEED.

Appropriates funds to implement short-term methods for the control of fireweed. (SD1)

AGR, FIN

2137, SD1

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Raises the child passenger restraint tax credit from $25 to $     and expands the credit to include booster seats. (SD1)

TRN, FIN

2139, SD1

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE PRESCHOOLS OPEN DOORS PROGRAM.

Appropriates an unspecified amount for the Preschools Open Doors Program. (SD1)

EDN, FIN

2140

RELATING TO PRESUMPTIVE MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY FOR PREGNANT WOMEN.

Requires the department of human services to provide presumptive Medicaid or QUEST coverage to certain pregnant women.

HSH/HLT, FIN

2145, SD1

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR FAMILIES FOR RESOURCES FOR EARLY ACCESS TO LEARNING.

Appropriates unspecified amounts to establish additional Families for Resources for Early Access to Learning (R.E.A.L.) programs and for longitudinal study. (SD1)

EDN, FIN

2149, SD1

RELATING TO CHILD PROTECTION.

Establishes guidelines for the court in determining release of information related to cases involving a missing child. (SD1)

JHA

2150, SD2

RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT.

Requires the department of human services to review each case of reported child abuse or neglect to ascertain if a medical referral should be made to obtain a definitive medical opinion on abuse or neglect. (SD2)

HLT/HSH, JHA, FIN

2172, SD2

RELATING TO HAWAII HURRICANE RELIEF FUND.

Requires HHRF to develop and implement a three-year pilot program to provide grants to residential property owners for installation of HHRF-approved wind resistive devices that lessen the probability of property loss from strong winds. Appropriates funds. (SD2)

FIN

2177, SD1

RELATING TO RESEARCH AND BIOREMEDIATION OF MATERIAL DREDGED FROM STATEWIDE WATERWAYS.

Appropriates funds for additional research and bench scale testing of material dredged from the Ala Wai canal and other waterways statewide; authorizes GO bonds for design and construction of a pilot bioremediation facility. (SD1)

EEP, FIN

2179, SD2

RELATING TO ENERGY RESOURCES.

Adds a new part to chapter 196, HRS, energy efficiency in state facilities; repeals current sections in conflict with new part. (SD2)

EEP, FIN

2180, SD2

RELATING TO GENETIC INFORMATION AND GENETIC TESTING.

Prohibits discrimination in employment due to an individual's genetic information. Prohibits requiring genetic testing or use of genetic information as a prerequisite for certain types of insurance. (SD2)

LAB/HSH, CPC/JHA

2183

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

2184, SD1

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

 

AGR, FIN

2205

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

Makes an appropriation for teachers and educational officers with master and doctoral degrees.

EDN, FIN

2206, SD1

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

Allows the department of education to utilize and hire attorneys other than the attorney general. (SD1)

EDN, FIN

     

2210, SD1

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL COUNSELORS.

Appropriates funds for hiring counselors and college counselors at the public middle and high schools based on student population, at a ratio of 1 counselor per 250 students. (SD1)

EDN, FIN

2211, SD2

RELATING TO TEACHER EDUCATION.

Authorizes the department of education to fully reimburse to Hawaii high school graduates the tuition of state-approved teacher training graduates, up to a cap of the University of Hawaii regular session tuition, who teach in the public schools for at least 6 years. (SD2)

EDN, FIN

2221

RELATING TO STATE FUNDS.

Requires the DAGS to submit its annual financial statement and status report concerning the state educational facilities improvement special fund to the legislature, no later than          days prior to the convening of each regular session.

LAB, FIN

2223, SD1

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR UNIFORM LAWS.

Appropriates funds for state commission to promote uniform laws, and to pay State's dues to National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. (SD1)

JHA, FIN

2224

RELATING TO THE STATE EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT SPECIAL FUND.

Increases the amount of moneys deposited to the credit of the state educational facilities improvement special fund each fiscal year to $90,000,000.

EDN, FIN

2227, SD1

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR NEIGHBOR ISLAND DENTAL CARE.

Makes appropriation to the department of health, district health offices, to provide dental care on Kauai, Hawaii, and Maui. (SD1)

HLT, FIN

2228, SD1

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST INDUSTRIAL ENTERPRISES.

Authorizes $2,300,000 in special purpose revenue bonds for purchase of a sugar and molasses terminal facility at Nawiliwili, Kauai. (SD1)

AGR, FIN

2231, SD1

RELATING TO KAHO'OLAWE ISLAND RESERVE.

Requires the State to warn persons entering Kaho'olawe of the dangers of unexploded ordnance. Establishes a task force on warning signs and devices for Kaho'olawe; Makes conclusive presumption provisons effective on transfer of access control from Navy to Hawaii. (SD1)

WLU, JHA

2232, SD1

RELATING TO KIKALA-KEOKEA.

Provides that funds appropriated for the improvement of the Kikala-Keokea subdivision on the island of Hawaii that are unencumbered at the end of the 2001-2002 fiscal year shall not lapse. (SD1)

JHA, FIN

2233, SD1

RELATING TO THE PARENT-COMMUNITY NETWORKING CENTER PROGRAM.

Appropriates funds to continue the implementation of the parent-community networking center program. (SD1)

EDN, FIN

2234, SD2

RELATING TO SEXUAL EXPLOITATION.

Establishes the offense of sexual exploitation of a minor. Authorizes action against a license and property forfeiture based upon a conviction of this offense; creates offense of failure to maintain age verification records of exotic dancers. (SD2)

HLT/HSH, FIN

2238, SD1

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST INDUSTRIAL ENTERPRISES.

Authorizes the issuance of $50,000,000 in SPRBs for Wailuku River Hydroelectric Power Company, Inc. (SD1)

WLU/EEP, FIN

2239, SD2

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE OCEANIC INSTITUTE.

Appropriates funds for projects to support the work of the Oceanic Institute, to be expended by the department of agriculture. (SD2)

EDB, FIN

2242, SD1

RELATING TO PUBLIC LAND LEASES.

Authorizes the Board of Land and Natural Resources to extend an agricultural lessee's lease to amortize the lessee-financed improvements made to the land and to allow a lessee undergoing economic hardship a lease extension. (SD1)

WLU/AGR, FIN

     
     
     
     

2243, SD2

RELATING TO RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARDS.

Establishes green marketing programs for electricity generated from alternative sources; requires DBED&T to develop an RFP for green marketing; requires annual report. (SD2)

EEP, CPC, FIN

2245, SD2

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE STATE AGRICULTURAL WATER USE AND DEVELOPMENT PLAN.

Appropriates funds to the department of agriculture to draft the state agricultural water use and development plan with assistance from the commission on water resource management. (SD2)

AGR/WLU, FIN

2246, SD1

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE HAWAII ISLAND VETERANS MEMORIAL INC.

Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds and appropriates money as grant-in-aid to Hawaii Island Veterans Memorial Inc. to build a combined veterans center in Hawaii county. (SD1)

PSM, FIN

2247, SD2

RELATING TO PARKS.

Creates an advisory task force to develop an action plan for the transfer of jurisdiction over state parks from DLNR to the counties. (SD2)

WLU, FIN

2254, SD1

RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE PROCEEDINGS ON THE INTERNET.

Appropriates $       for legislative media streaming to provide audio and video streaming of legislative proceedings over the Internet. (SD1)

LMG, FIN

2266, SD1

RELATING TO RECYCLING.

 

EEP, FIN

2270, SD2

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Appropriates funds and allocates state and district resource teacher positions to educate public school students about the history and the lessons of the World War II exclusion, removal, and detention versus inclusion, participation, and empowerment of persons of Japanese ancestry. (SD2)

EDN, FIN

2274, SD1

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR SUPPORT FOR THE CASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM OF THE MAUI AIDS FOUNDATION.

Appropriates funds to support the case management program of the Maui AIDS Foundation. Designates department of health as the expending agency. (SD1)

FIN

2275, SD1

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE MAUI ADULT DAY CARE CENTER.

Appropriates $        to the department of human services for the Maui Adult Day Care Center. (SD1)

FIN

2276, SD1

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR MAUI FOOD BANK.

Appropriates funds for Maui Food Bank. (SD1)

FIN

2277

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, FIN

2278, SD1

RELATING TO COMBINED HEAT AND POWER SYSTEMS.

 

EEP/CPC, FIN

2283, SD1

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Defines the term "school readiness" to mean that young children are ready to have successful learning experiences in school when there is a positive interaction among the child's developmental characteristics, school practices, and family and community support. (SD1)

EDN

2284, SD2

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Appropriates $ to the DOE for fiscal year 2002-2003 to continue the safety resource officer program in the central departmental school district. (SD2)

EDN, FIN

2288

RELATING TO THE DRUG DEALER LIABILITY ACT.

Repeals June 30, 2003 sunset date for Drug Dealer Liability Act.

JHA

2289, SD1

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUM PROPERTY REGIMES.

Gives a board of directors of a condominium association the authority to install telecommunications equipment; and to change current equipment due to changes in technologies or economic considerations. (SD1)

CPC

2290, SD1

RELATING TO INDEPENDENT BILL REVIEWERS.

Expands the types of credentials that may be substituted for domiciliary, experiential, educational, and examination requirements by an applicant for independent bill reviewer licensing. (SD1)

CPC

2291

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.

AGR/CPC, JHA

2294, SD2

RELATING TO FINANCIAL SERVICES LOAN COMPANIES.

Replaces article 9 of the code of financial institutions relating to financial services loan companies with two new articles governing depository FSLCs and nondepository FSLCs, respectively. (SD2)

CPC/JHA, FIN

2302, SD2

RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.

Prohibits health insurance rates that are excess, inadequate or unfairly discriminatory. Requires health care insurers to submit rate filings for approval by the insurance commissioner. Establishes penalties and appeal procedures. (SD2)

CPC, FIN

2306, SD2

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Establishes a passenger facility charge not to exceed $4.50 for each overseas or international passenger who uses a state airport. (SD2)

TRN/JHA, FIN

2307

RELATING TO EVIDENCE.

Amends law to ensure that Hawaii courts admit photogrammetric analysis of electronic photographs.

TRN, JHA

2309, SD1

RELATING TO WATERCRAFT.

Requires watercraft to have on board a properly functioning Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon ("EPIRB") or VHF-FM radio when watercraft is beyond one mile of shore. (SD1)

WLU, JHA

2310, SD1

RELATING TO VEHICLE REGISTRATION.

Exempts motorcycles from reconstructed vehicle law. 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 motorcycle that meets certain requirements. (SD1)

TRN, JHA, FIN

     
     

2313

RELATING TO DRIVER LICENSES.

Authorizes the examiner of drivers to examine applicants whose instruction permits have expired without requiring an additional 90-day period if they have received a new permit within 30 days of the expiration of their previous permit.

TRN, FIN

2314

RELATING TO DRIVER LICENSES.

Allows acceptance of an application for renewal of an instruction permit not more than 30 days prior to the expiration date. Exempts applicant from re-examination of understanding and knowledge of highway and traffic laws, signs, etc.

TRN, FIN

2315, SD1

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE TRANSFERS.

Requires seller of motor vehicle to file endorsed certificate of ownership with director of finance. (SD1)

TRN, FIN

2320

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Amends law to require heavy commercial vehicles to be inspected once every year, rather than every six months.

TRN, FIN

2321

RELATING TO CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY.

Increases the age of mandatory child safety seat usage from 4 to 8 years old.

TRN, JHA, FIN

2322

RELATING TO DRIVER LICENSE RENEWAL BY MAIL.

Enables persons seeking to renew their driver's license who either live out of State or whose license has expired to renew their driver's license without having to take the practical (road) test.

TRN, FIN

2323

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.

Allows special number plates for military service for more than one noncommercial passenger vehicle or motorcycle or motor scooter.

PSM, TRN

2325, SD1

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE.

Raises the drivers education fund underwriters fee from $2 to $3 a year on each motor vehicle; allocates one-third of fees to the judiciary program and two-thirds to the department of education programs. (SD1)

TRN/EDN, FIN

2330, SD1

RELATING TO WHARFAGE FEES.

Exempts interstate and intrastate shipping cargo from wharfage fees at intermediate ports within the State. (SD1)

TRN, FIN

     

2331, SD2

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION OF THE KOREAN WAR COMMISSION.

Appropriates funds for the 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the Korean War Commission; reestablishes the commission. (SD2)

TAC, FIN

2334, SD2

RELATING TO TOWING.

Requires towing companies to accommodate payment by cash, credit card, and automated teller machine, at the option of the person whose vehicle is towed. (SD2)

TRN, JHA

2335

RELATING TO NEIGHBORHOOD ELECTRIC VEHICLES.

Eliminates requirement that neighborhood electric vehicles display slow moving vehicle emblem.

TRN, JHA

2336, SD1

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER LICENSING.

Requires all drivers, with some exceptions, under age eighteen to be accompanied by a licensed driver over age twenty-one when driving between 10:00 p.m. and 4:00 a.m. (SD1)

TRN, JHA

2337, SD2

RELATING TO RACING ON HIGHWAYS.

Provides different categories of penalties for those with prior convictions for racing; increases fines; requires forfeiture of vehicles for third offenses. (SD2)

TRN, JHA

2341, SD1

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUM PROPERTY REGIMES.

Requires that condominium property regimes located in special flood hazard areas be covered under a policy of flood insurance that complies with the National Flood Insurance Program and the Federal Insurance Administration. (SD1)

CPC

2345, SD1

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR TARO RESEARCH.

Appropriates an unspecified amount for research on taro disease and related problems. (SD1)

AGR, FIN

2350, SD2

RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.

Caps TAT revenues deposited to tourism special fund at $50,000,000 annually; requires HTA to direct at least $1,000,000 of that amount to support of natural resources; deposits ninety per cent of any TAT revenues over $50,000,000 in state parks special fund and ten per cent in Hawaii statewide trail and access program, up to $2,000,000 annually and requires expenditures in response to master plan developed with HTA; any excess over $52,000,000 to general fund. (SD2)

TAC, FIN

2351, SD2

RELATING TO NURSING EDUCATION.

Establishes a nursing loan program and appropriates funds to provide loans to nursing candidates. (SD2)

HED, FIN

2375, SD1

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO HIRE SECURITY GUARDS AND TO PURCHASE SECURITY CAMERAS FOR SENIOR AND DISABLED RESIDENCE COMPLEX.

Appropriates funds for security measures at State senior and disabled residence complex. (SD1)

EDB, HSH, FIN

2382, SD2

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR A NATIONAL KOREAN WAR MUSEUM.

Appropriates funds to establish a National Korean War museum. (SD2)

TAC, FIN

2383, SD2

RELATING TO TAXATION TO STIMULATE THE ECONOMY.

Expands the definition of "qualified hotel facility" to include property on which commercial or recreational use is permitted and offsite improvements necessary to service destination resort areas. (SD2)

EDB, FIN

2409, SD1

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Requires civil process servers to wear identification badges and carry wallet identification cards. (SD1)

PSM/JHA, FIN

2411, SD2

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR MARKETING OF HAWAII PRODUCTS AND SERVICES.

Appropriates an unspecified amount to DBEDT to market Hawaii products and services. (SD2)

EDB, FIN

2412, SD1

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT.

Appropriates $           to extend the economic development program of the small business development center at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. (SD1)

EDB, FIN

2416, SD2

RELATING TO THE HAWAII LONG-TERM CARE FINANCING ACT.

Enacts the Hawaii long-term care financing Act; creates a mandatory assessment system to collect taxes from employee paychecks; establishes an initial premium amount of $10 per month and an initial benefit payment of $70 per day for 365 days; creates the Hawaii long-term care benefits fund to hold the premiums and to pay benefits. (SD2)

HLT, FIN

2421, SD2

RELATING TO TOURISM.

Increases membership of the HTA board; clarifies that HTA is a policy-making board; requires legislative notice for HTA contracts over $25,000; requires periodic audit of all contracts over $15,000,000. (SD2)

TAC, FIN

2422, SD2

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTIONS.

Lengthens the time required between certain motor vehicle inspections. Exempts vehicles less than two years old from inspection. (SD2)

TRN, CPC, FIN

2431, SD2

RELATING TO CAMPAIGN SPENDING.

Limits aggregate contributions by any person or entity to not more than $25,000 in any calendar year; repeals limits on number of fundraisers; limits family and personal funds contribution in the aggregate to $25,000. Disallows contributions made by contractors. Disallows contributions made directly to candidates from corporations and labor organizations, however, allows contributions through separate segregated funds for greater accountability. (SD2)

JHA

2432, SD1

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR WAIANAE COAST COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CENTER.

Makes an appropriation to the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center for emergency medical services. (SD1)

FIN

2438, SD2

RELATING TO HAWAII VICTIMS' ECONOMIC SECURITY AND SAFETY ACT.

Prohibits discrimination by employers against domestic violence victims. Entitles victims to employment leave. Establishes eligibility for unemployment insurance. Provides for workplace safety program tax credit. (SD2)

JHA, FIN

2445, SD1

RELATING TO PUBLIC MEETINGS.

Amends Sunshine Law to include telephonic meetings. (SD1)

JHA, FIN

2457, SD1

RELATING TO MOUSE EMBRYONIC STEM CELL RESEARCH.

Makes appropriation to the department of anatomy and molecular biology at UH to conduct research on cloning mouse stem cells. (SD1)

HED, FIN

2464, SD1

RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

Prohibits discrimination in real property transactions against victims of domestic violence. (SD1)

JHA

2467, SD2

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING IN PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT.

Reinstates binding arbitration for bargaining unit 9 (registered professional nurses). (SD2)

LAB, FIN

2468, SD1

RELATING TO CONTRACTORS.

Lowers the contract price threshold for the requirement of a contractor's license from $1,000 to $500. (SD1)

CPC

2470, SD1

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUM PROPERTY REGIMES.

Requires 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 charge for the cost of providing the information at least ten days prior to assessment; no prior notice requirement for information on delinquent assessments or in connection with proceedings to enforce the association's governing documents. (SD1)

CPC

2471, SD1

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 a volunteer apartment owners' committee. (SD1)

CPC

2476, SD2

RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.

Provides for interim revenues for fiscal year 2002-2003 of $17,000,000. (SD2)

JHA, FIN

2477, SD2

RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.

 

JHA, FIN

2478

RELATING TO THE TRUSTEES OF THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.

Allows trustees of OHA to participate in and receive the same retirement benefits as other state elected officials.

JHA, FIN

2481, SD1

RELATING TO LIVESTOCK.

Includes the theft of goats and any species farmed for household or commercial use as constituting the offense of theft of livestock. (SD1)

AGR, JHA

2482

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO ABATE AGRICULTURAL THEFT.

Appropriates funds to establish an interagency task force to abate agricultural theft.

AGR, FIN

2484

RELATING TO SPECIAL WASTES RECYCLING.

Clarifies the disposal options for used tires and notice requirements to consumers of new tires. Further provides that tire inventory payment by the rental car industry shall be paid annually.

EEP/JHA, FIN

 

 

 

2488, SD1

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR PARKING FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.

Appropriates unspecified moneys for parking for persons with disabilities. (SD1)

TRN, FIN

2490, SD2

RELATING TO COFFEE.

Extends application of mandatory labeling requirements for roasted and instant Kona coffee to roasted and instant coffees made from all Hawaii-grown green coffee. Clarifies prohibited acts. Establishes recordkeeping requirements. (SD2)

AGR, CPC

2498, SD2

RELATING TO SOCIAL WORK.

Establishes a three-tiered social worker licensing scheme for social workers with bachelor's and master's degrees and clinical social workers. Clarifies the scope of social work practice and licensure exemptions. (SD2)

HSH/HLT, CPC

2500, SD2

RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.

 

HSH/EDN, JHA, FIN

2505, SD1

RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS.

Authorizes OEQC, when a conflict of interest may exist because the proposing agency and the agency making the determination are one and the same, to review the agency's determination, consult the agency, and make a final determination. (SD1)

EEP, CPC, FIN

2512, SD2

RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.

Changes per-pupil funding allocation; provides for probationary status, tenure, and seniority comparable to other DOE teachers. (SD2)

EDN/LAB, FIN

2516, SD2

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR PROJECTS ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII.

Extends authorization of $20,000,000 in special purpose revenue bonds from 6/30/2003 to 6/30/2007 for Hui 'Enekinia on the Big Island for electricity cogeneration; removes water production and facilities from Hui 'Enekinia's operating structure; authorizes issuance of refunding special purpose revenue bonds. (SD2)

WLU, FIN

2518, SD1

RELATING TO MEASUREMENT STANDARDS.

Requires that items represented to be "koa" wood actually contain Acacia koa wood. (SD1)

AGR, CPC

2520, SD2

RELATING TO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.

Creates pharmaceutical discount program for all state residents under which State obtains manufacturers' rebates on drugs that are offered at discounted prices to program participants. Provides reimbursement to participating pharmacists. Establishes advisory commission and special fund. (SD2)

CPC, FIN

2523, SD1

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CHILD-CUSTODY JURISDICTION AND ENFORCEMENT ACT.

Creates the uniform child custody jurisdiction and enforcement act. (SD1)

JHA

2526, SD2

RELATING TO PARENTAL PREFERENCES IN GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS, PROGRAMS, AND SERVICES.

Adds the judiciary to agencies covered by parental preference law; requires State and counties to make annual report to the legislature on the number and kinds of contracts affected. (SD2)

FIN

2527, SD1

RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

Clarifies that a court may deny or revoke bail pending appeal of a conviction for domestic violence. (SD1)

JHA

2528, SD1

RELATING TO SENTENCING.

Requires court to consider seriousness of injury in sentencing in domestic violence cases, including consideration of extended term. (SD1)

JHA

2529, SD1

RELATING TO STALKING

Adds engaging in course of conduct involving pursuit, surveillance, or non-consensual contact to harassment by stalking; defines non-consensual contact; clarifies aggravated harassment by stalking; allows court to grant probation to violator. (SD1)

JHA

2540, SD2

RELATING TO COMMUNITY-BASED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

Appropriates funds for the Community-Based Economic Development Program of the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism. (SD2)

EDB, FIN

2545, SD2

RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF INFORMATION PRACTICES.

Creates a state information practices commission. (SD2)

JHA, FIN

2547, SD1

RELATING TO ANIMAL CRUELTY.

Creates the offenses of cruelty to animals under special circumstances, cruelty to animals by cockfighting, and cockfighting and related equipment; requires owners of seized and impounded animals to post bond; clarifies requirements for euthanasia of animals. (SD1)

JHA

2550, SD2

RELATING TO GOVERNMENT RECORDS.

Amends section 92-21 to provide that copying costs shall be not less than 5 cents or more than 25 cents per page, sheet, or a fraction thereof; provides exception for certain fees charged by director of finance and director of commerce and consumer affairs, pursuant to 92-24. (SD2)

JHA, FIN

2552, SD1

RELATING TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.

Deletes requirement that precinct officials be satisfied that the physical disability exists before rendering assistance; deletes blindness as a specified condition. (SD1)

JHA/HLT

2556, SD1

RELATING TO HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.

Extends additional flexibility to authority in hiring an executive director; exempts executive director from chapter 88, retirement benefits. (SD1)

TAC/LAB, FIN

2567

RELATING TO LITTER.

Stiffens penalties for littering.

EEP, JHA

2568, SD2

RELATING TO LANGUAGE ACCESS FOR PERSONS WITH LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY.

Appropriates $       for FY 2002-2003 to create a commission on language access. Appropriates unspecified amounts for the DOH and DHS to develop and implement systems by which limited English speaking persons can access services, activities, and programs within each department. (SD2)

HSH, FIN

     

2571

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYEE BENEFITS.

Enables retired members of the Employees' Retirement System who return to active service to participate in the State's Deferred Compensation Plan.

LAB, FIN

2582

RELATING TO CAPTIVE INSURANCE.

Increases the minimum allocation to the captive insurance administrative fund from $250,000 to $1.5 million. Eliminates the premium tax rate differential between pure captives and other captives. Establishes a declining premium tax rate schedule for all classes of captives.

CPC, FIN

2591, SD2

RELATING TO HANA COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER.

Appropriates an unspecified amount for a grant-in-aid to the Hana Community Health Center for operations cost. Establishes a pilot project to provide case management and other related health services to Felix recipients under section 504 of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Requires that an unspecified amount of the CAMHD budget be used to contract, on behalf of Hana High and Elementary School, with Hana Community Health Center to implement the pilot project. Requires Hana High and Elementary School to oversee and monitor the pilot project and to convene and advisory committee consisting of community representatives. (SD2)

FIN

2601, SD2

RELATING TO PERSONAL TRANSPORTATION.

Authorizes use of mobility devices. Defines term. (SD2)

TRN, FIN

2609, SD1

RELATING TO ENTERPRISE ZONES.

Expands the definition of "call center" to include a business providing customer and technical support services to disease management services. Defines "disease management services". (SD1)

EDB, FIN

2613, SD2

RELATING TO FISHING RIGHTS AND REGULATIONS.

Prohibits feeding of sharks as part of a commercial activity; effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

WLU/EDB

     

2619, SD1

RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

Redistricts the at-large school board districts and the departmental school districts. (SD1)

EDN/JHA, FIN

2620

RELATING TO ELECTIONS.

Clarifies the filing date for nomination papers for the board of trustees of the office of Hawaiian affairs.

JHA

2624, SD1

RELATING TO THE COURTS.

Repeals requirement that administrative director of the courts must be a resident of Hawaii for continuous period of three years prior to appointment. (SD1)

LAB, JHA

2625, SD1

RELATING TO THE COURTS.

Removes the duty of collecting statistics and preparing an annual report from the family court director. (SD1)

JHA

2627, SD1

RELATING TO JUDICIARY RECORDS.

Allows supreme court to determine whether to create, accept, retain case, fiscal, and administrative records in electronic form. (SD1)

JHA

2628, SD2

RELATING TO THE USE OF INTOXICANTS.

Applies repeat intoxicated driver provisions to persons with prior drug enforcement contacts; clarifies that a respondent who refused to be tested or a minor respondent shall not be issued a conditional permit; clarifies administrative hearing procedure. Requires law enforcement officer to read and the person to sign a form for implied consent; effective 10/1/2050. (SD2)

TRN, JHA

2629, SD1

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM PROBATE CODE.

Decreases time in which to contest an informally probated will from the later of 12 months from the probate or 3 years from the death to 90 days after receiving notice of proceeding, 12 months from the date it was admitted to probate, or 30 days after an order approving the settlement, whichever is shorter. (SD1)

JHA

2630

RELATING TO VENUE.

Removes exception for venue where party can not be served.

JHA

2632

RELATING TO ARRESTS.

Makes a knowing, rather than a wilful, failure to appear in answer to a citation punishable by imprisonment of not more than 30 days or a fine or both. Increases the amount of fine from $100 to $1,000.

JHA

2633, SD1

RELATING TO JUROR PRIVACY.

Provides that juror qualification forms are not a public record and shall not be made part of the court record. Allows for redacted forms to be made available. (SD1)

JHA

2634, SD1

RELATING TO JUDGES FOR THE CIRCUIT COURT.

Increases circuit judges in 2nd and 3rd circuits from 3 to 4 judges. (SD1)

JHA, FIN

2635, SD1

RELATING TO TOURISM.

Repeals redundant tourism laws and assigns key duties of the office of tourism to the Hawaii Tourism Authority. (SD1)

TAC, FIN

2645

RELATING TO USE OF INTOXICANTS.

Clarifies purpose of test under implied consent provisions. Allows law enforcement officer to direct person to take appropriate test for determining drug content.

JHA

     

2646

RELATING TO USE OF INTOXICANTS.

Establishes that the refusal of a legally arrested person, including person under age 21, to submit to breath, blood, or urine test may be admissible in any criminal or civil proceeding.

JHA

2650

RELATING TO THE JURISDICTION OF THE COURTS.

Adds unlawful imprisonment in the second degree and interference with reporting an emergency or crime as violations over which family court has concurrent jurisdiction with district court.

JHA

2651, SD1

RELATING TO FORFEITURE OF BAIL OR BONDS.

Includes personal service as notice to principals that have forfeited bail or bond in criminal court. (SD1)

JHA

2660, SD2

RELATING TO TEACHER LICENSURE.

Requires the DOE to provide unlicensed persons employed as emergency hires with information regarding alternative certification and licensure. Requires the BOE to consider data on disparate educational outcomes between students taught by unlicensed persons and students taught by licensed teachers. (SD2

EDN/LAB, FIN

2662, SD2

RELATING TO NEW CENTURY CONVERSION CHARTER SCHOOLS.

Allows a nonprofit organization to manage and operate a new century conversion charter school as a division of the nonprofit organization, in which the charter school's local school board would consist of the board of directors of the nonprofit organization. (SD2)

EDN

2665, SD2

RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL MARKETING.

Establishes a 5-year pilot project under the Agribusiness Development Corporation to assist farmers with marketing their produce and products. (SD2)

AGR, FIN

2666, SD2

RELATING TO A SEAL OF QUALITY FOR FRESH AND PROCESSED AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS.

Establishes a seal of quality program that establishes seals to indicate the quality of fresh and processed agricultural products produced in Hawaii. (SD2)

AGR, FIN

2667

RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.

Eliminates "urban" as a requirement that limits the board of land and natural resources to leasing public lands for historic preservation and restoration projects.

WLU, FIN

2669

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST PROJECTS ON THE ISLANDS OF MAUI AND HAWAII.

Authorizes issuance of $25 million, $15 million, and $15 million in special purpose revenue bonds to Pacific Wind Energy LLC for 20-megwatt, 10-megawatt, and 10-megawatt wind farms on Maui, and South Point and North Kohala on the Big Island.

EEP, FIN

2673

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Appropriates funds to the department of agriculture to conduct a program to reduce by 50 per cent the total amount of imported food purchased by Hawaii residents that could be purchased from locally produced sources.

AGR, FIN

2680

RELATING TO SCHOOL FACILITIES.

Deletes from the School Repair and Maintenance Projects Act the Comptroller's duty to develop and provide a qualified products list.

EDN, FIN

2681, SD1

RELATING TO PUBLIC WORKS.

Ensures that public works projects will have plans or specifications prepared or supervised by a licensed design professional. (SD1)

FIN

2682, SD1

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE, ITS OFFICERS, OR ITS EMPLOYEES.

Provides for the authorization and payment of claims against the State for refunds of taxes, for judgments and settlements, and for other miscellaneous payments. SD1

JHA, FIN

2684, SD2

RELATING TO CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN.

Creates the offense of electronic enticement of a child in the first and second degrees, and promoting child abuse in the third degree. (SD2)

JHA

2685

RELATING TO VICTIMS OF CRIMES.

Adds a provision to the Hawaii Victim's Bill of Rights that would toll the statute of limitations for victims of crimes of violence, sex crimes, and certain other crimes, until the perpetrator of those crimes is released from the jurisdiction of the court (released from prison, parole, or probation).

JHA

2686, SD2

RELATING TO AGE VERIFICATION OF SEXUAL PERFORMERS.

Requires producers of pornography to verify that their performers are not minors, and requires them to keep documentation of this verification. (SD2)

JHA

2691, SD2

RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT.

Enables the CSEA to notify employers of the amount of child support automatically withheld from an employee's paycheck by way of notice, as opposed to requiring a certified court order being served on the affected employer. Allows the CSEA to levy fines against individuals and entities not responding to its requests for information. Clarifies that spousal support can only be enforced when child support is being enforced and that all child support records are confidential. (SD2)

JHA

2692

RELATING TO MEDICAL SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN.

Requires the use of the National Medical Suport Notice form whenever a parent is ordered to provide medical insurance coverage for a child.

JHA/CPC

2693

RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT.

Deletes reference to public assistance debt. Allows orders or judgments issued by another state to be recorded with the Bureau of Conveyances.

JHA/HSH

2694, SD2

RELATING TO ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE.

Conforms Hawaii's electronic surveillance laws to federal laws controlling electronic surveillance; effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

JHA, FIN

2695, SD1

RELATING TO FOREIGN PROTECTIVE ORDERS.

Provides immunity to a law enforcement officer enforcing in good faith a foreign protective order authentic on its face. Establishes a presumption of good faith if the order is received from a governmental agency or if the officer inquires as to the order's validity within a reasonable time. (SD1)

JHA

2696, SD1

RELATING TO IDENTITY.

 

JHA/CPC

2697, SD1

RELATING TO THE PENAL CODE.

Creates the new offenses of terrorism, hindering apprehension or prosecution for terrorism, unlawful production or possession of a chemical, biological, or nuclear weapon, and making a false public alarm. Revises terroristic threatening and reckless endangering provisions to enhance the penalties for using a dangerous instrument or a widely dangerous means to threaten or endanger others, and penalizes the use of an imitation or hoax. (SD1)

JHA

2698, SD2

RELATING TO CHAPTER 846E, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.

 

JHA

2701, SD1

A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE PREVENTION OF THE FILING OF FRIVOLOUS FINANCING STATEMENTS.

Prevents the filing of frivolous financing statements with the bureau of conveyances by assuring that the filing of the financing statements are authorized by the debtors. (SD1)

WLU, JHA

2702, SD2

RELATING TO THE KALAELOA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT.

Consolidates the Barber's Point Naval Air Station Redevelopment Authority. (SD2)

WLU, FIN

2703, SD2

RELATING TO HOUSING.

 

HSH, FIN

2704, SD1

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Streamlines the state public housing eviction process without impairing the tenant's due process rights. (SD1)

HSH, JHA

2705

RELATING TO THE HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF HAWAII.

Conforms the period for transmitting the record of a HCDCH proceeding to a court of appeal to the period specified for other agencies.

HSH, JHA

2708, SD1

RELATING TO THE HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF HAWAII.

Allows HCDCH to waive the three-year buyback requirement for affordable housing until December 31, 2004, when the ten-year buyback requirement is reenacted. (SD1)

HSH, FIN

2709, SD2

RELATING TO THE CONVENTION CENTER.

Assigns responsibility to market, operate, manage, and maintain the Hawaii convention center facility to the Hawaii tourism authority; establishes a Hawaii convention center enterprise special fund and a convention center facility reserve special fund; formally repeals old convention center authority law. (SD2)

TAC, FIN

2713, SD1

RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL SITE CLEANUP.

Establishes a Brownfields Clean-up Revolving Loan Fund to provide low interest loans for the clean-up of contaminated brownfields sites. (SD1)

EEP, FIN

2715, SD1

RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Amends various statutory provisions to simplify and facilitate the administration and processing of pension benefits. (SD1)

LAB, FIN

     

2716, SD1

RELATING TO STATE FUNDS.

Appropriates $20,350,000 in excess special and revolving funds in fiscal year 2002-2003 for deposit into the general fund. (SD1)

FIN

2717, SD1

MAKING EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR SOCIAL SECURITY/MEDICARE EXPENSES.

Appropriates additional funds in FY 2001-2002 to pay for the social security/medicare expenses. (SD1)

FIN

2718, SD2

RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Amends the amount that the State and each county contributes to the Employees' Retirement System. (SD2)

LAB, FIN

2721, SD1

RELATING TO DENTAL INSURANCE.

Allows the Insurance Division to continue to protect Hawaii's consumers from insolvent dental insurers by extending the "drop dead" of Act 132, SLH 2001, to July 1, 2003; provides that actions taken under Act 132 shall continue until the conclusion of the complaint. (SD1)

HLT, CPC, FIN

2722, SD1

RELATING TO INSURANCE FRAUD.

Clarifies the insurance division's authority to employ or retain the services of professional, technical, and other support personnel. (SD1)

CPC/LAB, FIN

2723, SD1

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS.

Merges the Insurance Regulation Fund into the Compliance Resolution Fund. (SD1)

CPC, FIN

2724, SD2

RELATING TO REAL ESTATE.

 

CPC, FIN

2725

RELATING TO NATUROPATHY.

Revises the accrediting standards for approved naturopathic schools to eliminate adverse consequences on applicants for licensure.

CPC

2726, SD1

RELATING TO CEMETERY AND FUNERAL TRUSTS.

Allows the Director to contract with private consultants to assist in the review of cemetery and pre-need funeral authority license applications, regulatory issues, and related documentation. (SD1)

CPC, FIN

2728, SD1

RELATING TO ESCROW DEPOSITORIES.

Makes a housekeeping amendment to provision relating to the voluntary termination of an escrow depository by eliminating redundancy. (SD1)

CPC

2729, SD2

RELATING TO BUSINESS REGISTRATION.

Replaces references to chapters 415 and 415B (previous Business Corporation and Nonprofit Corporation Acts, respectively), with references to chapters 414 and 414D (new Business and Nonprofit Corporation Acts, respectively). Clarifies that business entity fees may be adjusted without regard to rulemaking. (SD2)

CPC/JHA, FIN

2730, SD1

RELATING TO MERGERS.

Expands and clarifies business merger laws. (SD1)

CPC/JHA, FIN

2731, SD1

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM SECURITIES ACT.

Exempts certain foreign securities from filing, registration, and advertising requirements. Reinstates the commissioner's authority to exempt a transaction from these requirements by rule. Repeals specific bonding requirements and the errors and omissions insurance coverage requirement for investment advisors. (SD1)

CPC/JHA, FIN

2732, SD1

RELATING TO BUSINESS REGISTRATION.

Updates the State's business registration laws to reflect modern business practices and department filing procedures. (SD1)

CPC/JHA, FIN

2733, SD2

RELATING TO INSURANCE.

 

CPC, FIN

2734, SD1

RELATING TO COMMERCIAL EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES.

Reduces regulatory requirements for commercial employment agencies by eliminating the requirement to license branch offices, exempting employer paid fee agencies from having to post a bond, and eliminating the requirement of employment agencies filing a yearly schedule of placement fees.

CPC

2736, SD1

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT STATUS OF PERSONNEL OF THE HAWAII NATIONAL GUARD YOUTH CHALLENGE ACADEMY.

Excludes positions and exempts employees in the Hawaii National Guard Youth Challenge Academy from the civil service law and the law relating to collective bargaining in public employment. (SD1)

PSM/LAB, FIN

2737

RELATING TO DISASTER RELIEF.

Clarifies the protections afforded private agencies and entities engaged in civil defense functions.

JHA/CPC, FIN

2738, SD1

RELATING TO SCHOOL BUS FARES.

Establishes a school bus fare revolving fund for the deposit of school bus fares collected by schools from students and/or parents and guardians. Requires annual collections to be used to partially fund the cost of providing contracted school bus services. (SD1)

EDN, FIN

2741, SD1

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Establishes a state income tax checkoff block on the State's tax return form to allow public support for educator scholarships. (SD1)

EDN, FIN

2743

RELATING TO CENTRAL SERVICE EXPENSES.

Deletes from the list of funds exempt from central service assessment the Compliance Resolution Fund (CRF) and the Insurance Regulation Fund (IRF).

CPC, FIN

2748, SD1

RELATING TO THE COUNTIES' EMINENT DOMAIN POWERS.

Restricts the eminent domain powers of the counties to ensure that private property, if required, is acquired only for public uses and not for private use. (SD1)

TAC/TRN, WLU, JHA

2750, SD1

RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT, 1920, AS AMENDED.

Broadens the use of the Native Hawaiian Rehabilitation Fund (NHRF) to allow the provision of NHRF-supported programs and services to be extended to native Hawaiian families, Hawaiian homestead communities, and other organizations controlled by native Hawaiians.

JHA, FIN

2753

MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.

Authorize DHS to meet its state and federal mandates to provide foster board and board-related costs, permanency assistance, and difficulty-of-care payments for foster and adoptive parents, permanent custodians, and guardians of children with special needs. [Emergency appropriation bill]

FIN

2754

RELATING TO CHILD CARE.

Exempts from child care licensing and registration statutes and rules persons who care for two or fewer children unrelated to the caregiver by blood, marriage, or adoption. Authorizes the department to investigate possible violations of the child care law. Allows the department to obtain an inspection warrant from district court.

HSH, JHA

     
     

2757, SD2

RELATING TO AMENDMENTS TO ACT 253, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2000.

Allows the Director to certify that new or amended administrative rules, policies, standards, guidelines, ordinances, executive orders, directives, or provisions in a collective bargaining agreement are in place, and that the effective dates of the repeal of existing statutes and administrative rules or the effective dates of new statutes and administrative rules shall be the date of certification for a specific jurisdiction. (SD2)

LAB, FIN

2758, SD2

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

Effectuates correct statutory reference or language changes before Act 253, Session Laws of Hawaii 2000, takes effect on 7/1/02. (SD2)

LAB, FIN

2759, SD1

RELATING TO THE APPROPRIATION FOR STATE EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PROGRAMS.

Provides continued funding for the State's workers' compensation program for fiscal year 2001-2002. (SD1)

FIN

2760, SD2

RELATING TO MARRIAGE.

Increases marriage license fees from $50 to $60, of which $10 is to be allocated to the Hawaii birth defects special fund. Provides that all licenses to solemnize marriages automatically expire 5 years from the date of issuance. Requires DOH to make available a listing of licensees to solemnize marriages. (SD2)

HLT, JHA, FIN

2761, SD2

RELATING TO VITAL STATISTICS.

Provides a consistent fee structure for permits relating to burial and disinterment administered by the DOH. Provides funds to help automate and modernize the process of registering death events. (SD2)

HLT, FIN

2762, SD1

RELATING TO THE SUNSET CLAUSE FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS.

Repeals the "sunset" provision contained in Act 202, SLH 1988, as amended by Act 111, SLH 1994, Act 78, SLH 1998, and Act 18, SLH 1999. (SD1)

CPC/HLT, FIN

2763, SD2

RELATING TO BIRTH DEFECTS.

Establishes the Hawaii birth defects program and registry. (SD2)

HLT, FIN

     

2764, SD2

RELATING TO VITAL STATISTICS.

Provides a more streamline, efficient, and convenient process for registering and recording births and deaths occurring in the State. (SD2)

HLT, FIN

2765, SD2

RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF DIVORCES AND ANNULMENTS.

Repeals the registration of divorces and annulments. (SD2)

HLT, JHA, FIN

2768, SD1

RELATING TO ACCESS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.

Adds the requirements of the Federal Fair Housing Amendments Act rules to the design requirements for State and county construction projects; clarifies application of state law to federal projects. (SD1)

HLT/HSH, FIN

2769

RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.

Requires accreditation or certification rather than licensing of transitional residential and semi-supervised independent living arrangements.

HLT/HSH, CPC, FIN

2770, SD2

RELATING TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING SERVICES SPECIAL FUND.

Establishes the public health nursing services special fund for case management services in the public health nursing branch program to receive and expend Medicaid funds for medically fragile children; appropriates revenues from special fund for case management services & staff training in case mgt services. (SD2)

HLT, FIN

2772

RELATING TO TATTOO ARTISTS.

Allows the Director to deny the renewal of license of any person applying to be licensed as a tattoo artist.

HLT

2773, SD1

MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH DIVISION.

Requests an emergency appropriation for services provided by the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division associated with the Felix vs. Cayetano consent decree. (SD1)

FIN

2774, SD2

RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM FINANCING.

Expands the categories of parties eligible for loans from the Drinking Water Treatment Revolving Fund and the Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund Programs. (SD2)

EEP, FIN

2775

MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.

Appropriates $5,000,000 in general funds for fiscal year 2001-2002 to repay funds advanced by the State, and to repay for mandated and rural healthcare costs for fiscal year 2001-2002.

FIN

2776, SD1

RELATING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.

Authorizes the Department to assist in the implementation of a statewide poision information program. (SD1)

HLT, FIN

2777

RELATING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.

Allows a person, a person's guardian, or agent, or surrogate with legal authority, to make health-care decisions on behalf of the person to allow withholding cardiac resuscitation and artificial breathing or to revoke CCO-DNR documents.

HLT, JHA

2779, SD1

RELATING TO CONTROL OF DISEASE.

 

HLT, JHA, FIN

2781

RELATING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.

Authorizes the Department to implement and maintain a trauma registry for the collection of information concerning the treatment of critical trauma patients at state-designated trauma centers, and administer a system for the management of that information.

HLT, FIN

2782, SD1

RELATING TO HOSPITAL LICENSING.

Expedites the mandatory annual state licensing of hospitals by the Department of Health. (SD1)

HLT, CPC, FIN

2784, SD1

RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.

Gives an employer reasonable time to file an injuries report that includes amounts paid as of December 31. (SD1)

LAB, CPC, FIN

2785, SD2

RELATING TO SAFETY INSPECTION FREQUENCIES FOR REGULATED EQUIPMENT.

Allows the Department to set reinspection frequencies of boilers and pressure systems and elevators and kindred equipment based on safety considerations but not more than 1 year. (SD2)

LAB, FIN

2786, SD1

RELATING TO THE HOISTING MACHINE OPERATORS ADVISORY BOARD.

Places the Hoisting Machine Operators Advisory Board within the DLIR. Authorizes the hiring of a half-time executive director for the Hoisting Machine Operators Advisory Board who shall be exempt from civil service. (SD1)

LAB, FIN

2787

RELATING TO THE WAGE AND HOUR LAW.

Increases the amount of guaranteed monthly compensation required to exempt an individual from minimum wage, overtime and record keeping requirements under the Hawaii Wage and Hour Law.

LAB, FIN

2788

RELATING TO UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE APPEALS.

Allows Parties to file unemployment appeals directly with the employment security appeals referee's office.

LAB

2789, SD1

RELATING TO TEMPORARY HEALTH INSURANCE FOR UNEMPLOYED PERSONS.

Clarifies Act 6, Third Special Session Laws of Hawaii 2001, regarding reimbursement of payments. Specifically provides that the expenditure of money appropriated shall be for the period beginning after September 11, 2001 and ending on June 30, 2002 or when the money runs out, whichever is sooner. (SD1)

LAB, FIN

2791, SD2

RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM.

Makes sex offenders ineligible for employement for any position within the Hawaii State Public Library System. (SD1)

EDN/LAB, JHA

2792, SD2

RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM.

Transfers public safety functions and employees from the Department of Public Safety to the Hawaii State Public Library System. (SD2)

EDN/PSM, FIN

2793, SD2

RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM.

Provides $1,000,000 emergency appropriation to complete Phase I for Kapolei Public Library. (SD2)

EDN, FIN

2794, SD1

RELATING TO SECTION 17 OF ACT 85, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 1999.

Makes permanent certain statutory revisions to fishing laws temporarily enacted through Act 85, Session Laws of Hawaii (SLH) 1999. Allows the Department to amend rules without amending statutes. (SD1)

WLU, FIN

2795, SD1

RELATING TO AQUATIC RESOURCES.

Expands the DLNR's authority to possess or use chemicals and electrofishing devices that would normally be unlawful, when no other reasonable alternative is appropriate; expands the department's authority to permit non-consumptive activities that are otherwise prohibited by law; and clarifies that permits issued for chemicals and electrofishing devices include possession or use of such devices. (SD1)

WLU, JHA

2802, SD2

RELATING TO LEASING OF PUBLIC LANDS TO RENEWABLE ENERGY PRODUCERS.

Allows the BLNR to lease public lands to renewable energy producers through direct negotiation. (SD2)

WLU/EEP, FIN

2804

RELATING TO SUBLEASING OF PUBLIC LANDS.

Allows the BLNR to waive requirements to obtain consent for subleases under public land leases.

WLU, FIN

2805

RELATING TO SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.

Removes the requirement that all contributions, moneys, and funding received by any Soil and Water Conservation District be deposited into the general fund.

WLU, FIN

     

2808, SD2

RELATING TO APPURTENANT RIGHTS UNDER THE WATER CODE.

Authorizes the Commission on Water Resource Management to determine appurtenant water rights under the State Water Code. (SD2)

WLU, JHA

2810, SD2

RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF LANDOWNER FOR SAFE HARBOR AGREEMENTS AND HABITAT CONSERVATION PLANS.

Clarifies the definition of landowner eligible for coverage under safe harbor agreements and habitat conservation plans. Establishes consistent standards and processes for both public and private lands; clarifies that confidentiality protection is for private lands. (SD2)

WLU/EEP, FIN

2811

RELATING TO THE BUREAU OF CONVEYANCES.

Increases the amount of funding for the Bureau of Conveyances to continue modernization efforts and ensure adequate staffing.

WLU, FIN

2812, SD1

RELATING TO NONCOMMERCIAL PIERS.

Authorizes the BLNR to lease, by direct negotiation and with recourse to public auction, State submerged lands for private nonresidential noncommercial piers. (SD1)

WLU, FIN

2814

RELATING TO SECTION 13 OF ACT 15, THIRD SPECIAL SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2001.

Clarifies that section 171-13, will be reinstated in its original form at the sunset of Act 15, Third Special Session Laws of Hawaii 2001, which authorizes the Governor to declare an economic emergency from September 11, 2001 to April 30, 2002, to suspend any statute, rule or order and adopt rules to implement certain measures, and to suspend, waive, or defer any contract obligations under certain conditions.

WLU, FIN

2816, SD2

RELATING TO STUDENT LOANS FOR TEACHERS.

Creates a loan forgiveness program for a person who completes a state-approved teacher education program in Hawaii and who teaches in the Hawaii public school system for a minimum of 6 consecutive years Appropriates an unspecified sum for fiscal year 2002-2003. (SD2)

HED/EDN, FIN

2817, SD2

RELATING TO THE REPEAL OF NULL AND VOID AND UNNECESSARY ADMINISTRATIVE RULES.

Repeals administrative rules that are either null and void or unnecessary. (SD2)

JHA, FIN

2818, SD2

RELATING TO SEXUAL OFFENSES.

Includes employees of private companies working in correctional facilities in sexual offenses statutes that prohibit sexual penetration and sexual contact with imprisoned persons or a person confined to a detention facility. Expands sexual assault protection to inmates placed in private correctional facilities operating in the State. (SD2)

PSM, JHA

2819, SD2

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PAROLING AUTHORITY.

Increases the level of service of members of the Hawaii Paroling Authority from part-time to full-time; appropriates funds for office equipment and other related expenses. (SD2)

PSM/LAB, FIN

2821, SD1

RELATING TO COMPENSATION OF CRIME VICTIMS.

Increases the present crime victim compensation award ceiling of $10,000, in cases involving compensable medical expenses in excess of $10,000, to the lower of either $20,000 or the actual amount of the compensable medical expenses. (SD1)

PSM, JHA, FIN

2823, SD1

RELATING TO EXPLOSIVES.

Requires the reporting of inventories of explosives under the control of manufacturers, dealers, and users, and provides for penalties for those who do not comply. (SD1)

PSM, JHA, FIN

2824, SD2

RELATING TO CONFORMITY OF THE HAWAII INCOME TAX LAW TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.

Conforms the Hawaii State Tax Laws with the Internal Revenue Code with exceptions. (SD2)

FIN

2826, SD1

RELATING TO THE COLLECTION OF TAXES.

 

FIN

2827, SD1

RELATING TO THE CONFORMITY OF THE STATE TAX LAWS TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.

Provides an offset for taxes paid to another state where the general excise tax is imposed upon a transaction that has been subject to a sales, gross receipts, or use tax in another state or taxing jurisdiction. (SD1)

FIN

2829, SD1

RELATING TO TAXATION OF PERSONS WITH IMPAIRED SIGHT OR HEARING OR WHO ARE TOTALLY DISABLED THAT ARE ENGAGED IN BUSINESS.

Provides the same general excise tax benefits to persons with impaired sight, hearing, or who are totally disabled regardless of the entity in which they choose to do business. (SD1)

EDB, FIN

2831, SD1

RELATING TO AN EXTENSION OF THE RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION AND REMODELING INCOME TAX CREDIT.

Extends the benefits of the nonrefundable 4% residential construction and remodeling income tax credit to costs incurred to December 31,      . Act 10, Third Special Session applies the credit to costs incurred before July 1, 2002. (SD1)

EDB, FIN

2832, SD1

RELATING TO LIQUOR TAX RATES.

 

FIN

2837

RELATING TO USE OF INTOXICANTS WHILE OPERATING A VEHICLE.

Specifies that a person who refuses a test for intoxication is ineligible for a conditional driving permit under administrative driver revocation.

TRN, JHA

2838, SD1

RELATING TO DRIVER LICENSING.

Distinguishes the examination, licensing and operation of mopeds from that of motor scooters and motorcycles; prohibits operation of motorized devices on streets. (SD1)

TRN, JHA

2840, SD1

RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.

Modifies commercial driver licensing laws so they conform to new federal standards, regulations and penalties pertaining to railroad-highway grade crossings for commercial motor vehicles. (SD1)

TRN, JHA

2842, SD2

RELATING TO CONCESSIONS ON PUBLIC PROPERTY.

Extends sunset provision of governor's emergency powers act. (SD2)

TRN, FIN

2867, SD1

RELATING TO MEDICAID.

Sets medicaid payments at a level closer to the actual costs of quality care offered by providers. Makes appropriations. (SD1)

HSH, FIN

2869, SD1

RELATING TO NORTH KOHALA.

Preserves a cluster of historical sites in North Kohala on the island of Hawaii by authorizing the department of land and natural resources to condemn the land adjacent to the Kohala Historical Sites State Monument. Allows the Mo`okini Luakini Corporation to protect and care for the Mo`okini Heiau. Effective 7/1/50. (SD1)

WLU, FIN

2871, SD2

RELATING TO HEALTH CARE INSURERS.

Requires health care insurers to file an annual financial report to continue their tax exempt status under income tax and general excise tax laws. Requires audit of health care insurers. (SD2)

HLT/HSH, CPC, FIN

2875, SD1

RELATING TO TOURISM.

Requires amounts of Hawaii tourism authority's tourism product enrichment and diversification grants to be awarded to counties as follows: up to 14.5% to Kauai, up to 18.6% to Hawaii, up to 22.8% to Maui, and up to 44.1% to Honolulu; empowers county mayors to determine program administration, project feasibility, and post-event analysis; provides that moneys may be redistributed if criteria not met. (SD1)

TAC, FIN

2881, SD1

RELATING TO ELDERLY CARE.

Extends the duration of the PACE demonstration project at Maluhia. (SD1)

HSH, FIN

2883, SD1

RELATING TO INSURANCE.

Authorizes motor vehicle rental companies to sell insurance under a limited license. (SD1)

CPC, FIN

2885, SD2

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Provides that a segregation of taxable income by a wireline telecommunications services provider is valid if not in conflict with tax rules. Effective July 1, 2050. (SD2)

CPC, FIN

2890, SD2

RELATING TO TIME SHARING PLANS.

Allows time sharing units and plans on property in a county with a population in excess of 500,000, where an existing hotel is a valid non-conforming use under county ordinance; provided that hotel has at least sixty units and forty per cent are available for sale as residential apartments. (SD2)

WLU/TAC, CPC

2895, SD1

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR REPRESENTATION OF HAWAII AT THE FESTIVAL OF PACIFIC ARTS.

Appropriation for representation of Hawaii at the Festival of Pacific Arts. (SD1)

TAC, FIN

2898, SD2

RELATING TO CAVE PROTECTION.

Protects caves as unique cultural and natural resources of the State of Hawaii; effective 7/1/50. (SD2)

WLU, JHA

2899

RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS.

Repeals the sunset provision of the law allowing SPRBs to be issued to assist not-for-profit corporations that provide health care facilities to the general public.

HLT, FIN

2900

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE EMERGENCY ENVIRONMENTAL WORKFORCE.

Appropriates money to continue the emergency environmental workforce program.

EEP/WLU, FIN

2904, SD1

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR FUNDING A SECOND AMBULANCE TO SERVICE THE WAIANAE COAST.

Appropriates funds for a second ambulance for the Waianae Cost area. (SD1)

HLT, FIN

2907, SD2

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Establishes a tax credit for qualified investment at Ko Olina Resort and Marina. (SD2)

EDB, FIN

2908, SD1

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR CENTRAL OAHU RECYCLING AND DISPOSAL FACILITY, INC.

Authorizes issuance of $         in special purpose revenue bonds for Central Oahu Recycling and Disposal Facility, Inc. (SD1)

EEP, FIN

2909, SD1

RELATING TO COUNTIES.

Establishes county requirements for separate collection and recycling of food waste by specified restaurants, food courts, hotels, markets, food manufacturers or processors, catering establishments, hospitals, schools, and businesses; requires inspections and dissemination of information about the requirements; authorizes a county to assess a surcharge; allows a county to request an exemption if DOH determines county recycling service is not available. (SD1)

EEP, JHA, FIN

     

2912, SD1

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR AQUACULTURE PRODUCTION.

Makes an appropriation to promote and market major aquaculture, algae, marine products, and research in biotechnology. (SD1)

EDB, WLU, FIN

2913, SD2

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO ENHANCE AGRICULTURAL TOURISM VENUES.

Appropriates an unspecified amount to enhance agricultural tourism activities. (SD2)

TAC/AGR, FIN

2919, SD2

RELATING TO HAWAIIAN EDUCATION.

Establishes a noncontiguous Hawaiian charter school district under the department of education to be governed by the board of education. (SD2)

EDN, FIN

2926, SD1

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Allows assistant athletic directors to waive their stipend to public schools and appropriates unspecified amount to compensate assistant athletic directors in the same manner as coaches. (SD1)

EDN, FIN

2931, SD2

RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR VARIOUS STATE IRRIGATION SYSTEMS.

Appropriates funds for capital improvement projects for various state irrigation systems. (SD2)

AGR, FIN

2934

RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.

Expands definition of "special liquor district" to include areas designated for historic preservation and residential protection; adds possible adverse effects on the community as part of the report of the inspector required for every application for a license.

WLU, JHA

2938

ESTABLISHING A COMMISSION TO CELEBRATE THE 0NE-HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARRIVAL OF FILIPINOS TO HAWAII.

Establishes a commission to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the arrival of Filipinos to Hawaii.

TAC, FIN

2944, SD1

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR HEALTH-CARE PROVIDERS OF THE MEDICALLY UNDERSERVED.

Appropriates $      to Hawaii's system of nonprofit, community-based health-care providers specializing in preventive care for the medically underserved. (SD1)

HLT/HSH, FIN

2964, SD2

RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMISSION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE.

Creates the Hawaii Commission for National and Community Service within the University of Hawaii; appropriates funds to be used as state matching funds to secure federal moneys. (SD2)

LAB/HED, FIN

2967

RELATING TO LABOR.

Requires employers to provide employees with at least a 15-minute break for 8 hours of work.

LAB, FIN

2969, SD2

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Provides several provisions to improve accountability, performance, efficiency, and effectiveness of the department of education and its services for students in need of health services. (SD2)

EDN, FIN

2971, SD2

RELATING TO ALIEN INVASIVE SPECIES.

Establishes a state invasive species administrator/coordinator and authorizes the departments of agriculture, health, and land and natural resources to enter private property to control alien invasive species. (SD2)

EEP/JHA, FIN

2973

RELATING TO PICKETING.

Repeals law prohibiting the picketing of a residence.

LAB, JHA, FIN

2982

RELATING TO HOSPITALS.

Requires hospitals to provide security of personal effects belonging to a patient that are necessary for the patient's health and well-being, including dentures, glasses, hearing aids, walking devices, and prostheses.

HLT, JHA

2983, SD1

RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Requires that the employees' retirement system invest an unspecified percentage of its investment portfolio in an appropriate venture capital fund that invests in venture capital enterprises and is managed by a private firm under the supervision of the Hawaii strategic development corporation. (SD1)

LAB, FIN

2985, SD2

RELATING TO QUALIFIED IMPROVEMENT TAX CREDIT.

Provides a tax credit for improvements made to federally qualified health centers. (SD2)

HLT/HSH, FIN

2990, SD2

RELATING TO CRIME STOPPERS ORGANIZATIONS.

Allows the court to order the defendant to repay all or part of any reward paid by a crime stoppers organization; refers confidentiality issue to Hawaii Supreme Court's Standing Committee on Rules of Evidence and to report to 2003 Session. (SD2)

JHA

3006, SD2

RELATING TO THE MANAGEMENT OF DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FACILITIES.

Requires determination of the feasibility of consolidation and transfer of functions related to educational facilities between DOE and DAGS. (SD2)

EDN, FIN

3007, SD1

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Establishes the innovative schools commission; Requires the members of the innovative schools commission to be appointed by the governor, by and with the advice and consent of the senate, from a list of nominees presented to the governor by innovative schools; requires a report to the Legislature. (SD1)

EDN/JHA, FIN

3008, SD1

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT.

Extends timeframe for the Department of Education to comply with the categorization and inclusion of its employees into civil service under the requirements of section 14 of Act 253, SLH 2000. (SD1)

EDN/LAB, FIN

3009, SD1

RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF GRANT WRITING.

Establishes office of grant writing in the department of budget and finance for securing federal grant moneys. (SD1)

LAB, FIN

3010, SD2

RELATING TO PENSION AND RETIREMENT SYSTEMS.

Provides that if a firefighter who suffers from a service-connected disability continues public service in any position other than a firefighter, the member's retirement allowance shall be two and one-half per cent of the member's average final compensation for each year of credited service as a firefighter. (SD2)

LAB, FIN

3011, SD2

RELATING TO THE EXPENSES OF THE LEGISLATURE.

Appropriates funds to the Auditor to audit the DOE. (SD2)

LMG, FIN

3014, SD1

RELATING TO ALOHA STADIUM.

Requires the stadium authority to review and compare the current artificial turf with more technologically advanced turf products. (SD1)

TAC/HED, FIN

3017

RELATING TO THE USE OF SYMBOLS AND TRADEMARKS.

Requests a review of the HVCB warrior marker program; report to the 2003 legislature.

LMG, FIN

3018, SD1

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Provides companion statutory changes for the Constitutional Amendments in Senate Bill No. 2102, S.D.1, by: creating seven educational districts. (SD1)

EDN, FIN

3020, SD2

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR SERVICES TO LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.

Appropriates funds for programs and services for low-income individuals with developmental disabilities that do not qualify for medicaid. (SD2)

HLT, FIN

3021, SD2

RELATING TO MOTION PICTURE AND FILM PRODUCTION.

Expands the tax credit for motion picture and film production to include up to an unspecified amount of the costs of wages and salaries, capped at $25,000 per employee; includes commercials in motion picture and film production. (SD2)

EDB, FIN

3025, SD1

RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF WARRANTORS OF VEHICLE PROTECTION PRODUCTS.

Regulates warrantors of vehicle protection products. (SD1)

 

LAB, FIN

3028, SD1

RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF WARRANTORS OF VEHICLE PROTECTION PRODUCTS.

Regulates warrantors of vehicle protection products. (SD1)

TRN/CPC, FIN

3031, SD1

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE.

Replaces article 1 of UCC with new article 1; makes conforming amendments. (SD1)

CPC, JHA

3038, SD2

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR AN APICULTURE PROGRAM.

Appropriates funds for an apiculture (bee-keeping) program. (SD2)

AGR, FIN

3040, SD2

RELATING TO CAPTIVE INSURANCE.

Clarifies confidential treatment requirements of captive insurance companies; effective July 1, 2050. (SD2)

CPC, JHA

3041, SD1

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION STOREROOM REVOLVING FUND.

Repeals law providing for a DOE storeroom revolving fund. (SD1)

EDN, FIN

3047, SD1

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE WAIPAHU COMMUNITY ADULT DAY HEALTH CENTER AND YOUTH DAY CARE CENTER PILOT PROJECT.

Appropriates an unspecified amount for the Waipahu Community Adult Day Health Center and Youth Day Care Center. (SD1)

HLT/HSH, FIN

3048, SD2

RELATING TO BONDS.

Authorizes special facility revenue bonds to build a world class destination visitor attraction on Ford Island to tell the Navy-Marine Corps story in World War II. (SD2)

FIN

3049, SD2

RELATING TO BONDS.

Authorizes revenue bonds for facilities for a ferry system between Iroquois Point and Ford Island to Aloha Tower and Hilton Hawaiian Village Pier. (SD2)

TRN, FIN

3051, SD2

RELATING TO BONDS.

Authorizes special purpose revenue bonds to construct a 750-bed drug rehabilitation and parole violation center for men and women to be located in Halawa on Oahu. (SD2)

PSM, FIN

3053, SD2

RELATING TO PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING.

Creates the public health nursing branch program under the department of health. (SD2)

HLT, FIN

3060, SD1

RELATING TO BICYCLE SAFETY EDUCATION.

Appropriates funds to conduct bicycle safety education classes for fourth grade students in Hawaii. (SD1)

TRN, EDN, FIN

3061, SD2

RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

Stimulates the economy with a variety of tax incentives, program appropriations, tasks forces, studies, and planning. (SD2)

AGR/EEP, EDB/CPC, FIN

3063, SD2

RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.

Authorizes the department of land and natural resources to develop, or contract with private entities to produce, environmentally-themed products to be commercially sold to the public to increase revenues in the natural area reserve fund. (SD2)

EEP, FIN

3077, SD1

RELATING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.

Requires DOH to include in standards for EMS services, standards requiring ambulance service providers licensed by the state to establish and maintain an alcohol and substance abuse policy for employees that is comparable to those holding commercial drivers' licenses. (SD1)

HLT/LAB, FIN

3078, SD2

RELATING TO LEAVES OF ABSENCE.

Provides that a written designation of beneficiary for earned and unpaid wages is void if the beneficiary predeceases the employee, if employee and beneficiary divorce, if unmarried employee subsequently marries, or if employee enters into or terminates a reciprocal beneficiary relationship. (SD2)

LAB, FIN

3086, SD2

RELATING TO ELECTIONS.

Requires special elections to be conducted by mail; requires ballot recount; changes contribution amounts; requires separate ballots for each party; prohibits holding office upon conviction rather than sentencing; appropriates unspecified funds to elections office for voter education. (SD2)

JHA, FIN