OFFICE OF THE SPEAKER

TWENTY-FIRST STATE LEGISLATURE

COMMITTEE REFERRALS

 

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NO. 29

34th LEGISLATIVE DAY-MARCH 18, 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

115

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A PERFORMANCE AUDIT OF THE AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

AGR/LMG, FIN

116

SUPPORTING TRAFFIC IMPROVEMENT AND BEAUTIFICATION AT THE INTERSECTION OF KUAKINI STREET AND LANAKILA AVENUE.

TRN, FIN

117

REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO CONSTRUCT A MULTI-PURPOSE CENTER IN NUUANU VALLEY.

FIN

118

REAFFIRMING SUPPORT FOR THE HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF HAWAII'S HOPE VI REVITALIZATION GRANT APPLICATION FOR KUHIO PARK TERRACE AND URGING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT TO ACT FAVORABLY ON THE APPLICATION.

HSH, FIN

119

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO DETERMINE IF PRIVATE NONPROFIT AGENCIES REQUIRE ASSISTANCE IN THE AFTERMATH OF SEPTEMBER 11.

HSH, FIN

120

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO EXPAND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE CHILD PROTECTIVE REVIEW PANEL AND TO CONVENE A PANEL IF A CHILD IS MISSING.

HSH, FIN

121

URGING THE PEOPLE OF HAWAII TO RECOGNIZE U.S. MILITARY PERSONNEL AND THEIR FAMILIES AS HAWAII RESIDENTS.

PSM/JHA

122

REQUESTING THE FAMILY COURT OF THE FIRST CIRCUIT, STATE OF HAWAII TO REVIEW THE CUSTODY GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM.

JHA

123

REQUESTING THE UNITED NATIONS TO CONSIDER THE ESTABLISHMENT IN HAWAII, OF A CENTER FOR THE HEALTH, WELFARE, AND EDUCATION OF CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC AND REQUESTING SUPPORT FOR THE CENTER FROM THE PRESIDENT AND THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES.

HLT/HSH

124

REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO CONVENE A FOOD SECURITY TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP AN ACTION PLAN TO ENHANCE FOOD SECURITY IN HAWAII.

HLT/HSH, EDN/HED, FIN

125

REQUESTING UNITED AIRLINES TO RESUME DIRECT NONSTOP SERVICE BETWEEN CHICAGO AND HONOLULU.

TRN, TAC

126

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

CPC, FIN

127

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO EXPEDITE THE REVIEW AND ADOPTION OF ADMINISTRATIVE RULES TO IMPROVE BOATING SAFETY FOR CHILDREN.

WLU

128

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF PERMITTING CERTAIN IMMIGRANT STUDENTS WHO HAVE NOT YET ATTAINED LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENT STATUS TO ATTEND THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT THE RESIDENT TUITION RATE.

HED, FIN

129

REQUESTING THAT HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION SUPPORT A FULL INVESTIGATION BY CONGRESS INTO ALL MATTERS SURROUNDING THE COLLAPSE OF THE ENRON CORPORATION.

CPC

130

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A MANAGEMENT AND PERFORMANCE AUDIT OF THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

LAB, FIN

131

REQUESTING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO DO AN ACTUARIAL ANALYSIS OF THE UTILIZATION AND RATE IMPACTS, IF ANY, OF REINSTATING NATUROPATHY AMONG THE PERSONAL INJURY PROTECTION BENEFITS IN MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE.

CPC, FIN

132

REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO EXAMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ADDING SURFING AS A COMPETITIVE INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORT.

EDN/LMG, FIN

133

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO ESTABLISH A SCHOOL ATTENDANCE RECORD OF AT LEAST SEVENTY PER CENT FOR MINORS WHO ARE PARENTS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN IN INDEPENDENT HOUSEHOLDS WHO HAVE CHILDREN BUT NO HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA IN ORDER TO COMPLY WITH THE PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY AND WORK OPPORTUNITY RECONCILIATION ACT OF 1996 SO THAT THESE INDIVIDUALS MAY RECEIVE BENEFITS UNDER THE TEMPORARY AID TO NEEDY FAMILIES PROGRAM.

HSH/EDN, FIN

134

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

JHA, FIN

135

REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO STUDY THE ISSUE OF APPROPRIATE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR THOSE PERSONS WHO KNOWINGLY PUT OTHERS AT RISK FOR HIV INFECTION AND AIDS.

HLT, LMG

136

REQUESTING THE FAMILY COURT OF THE FIRST CIRCUIT, STATE OF HAWAII, TO REVIEW THE CUSTODY GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM.

JHA

137

REQUESTING THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITY OF CONSTRUCTING A 25-METER POOL AT THE SITE OF THE PRESENT LANAKILA BASKETBALL COURTS.

FIN

138

REQUESTING A REPORT ON THE STATUS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK.

HED, FIN

139

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE POLICE DEPARTMENTS OF THE VARIOUS COUNTIES, TO EXAMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A STATE HIGHWAY PATROL FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENFORCING STATEWIDE TRAFFIC SAFETY.

TRN, FIN

140

REQUESTING THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE ON NATIVE HAWAIIAN CULTURE AND THE ARTS.

TAC/JHA

141

REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN AGRICULTURAL TOURISM TASK FORCE.

AGR/TAC, FIN

142

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO MEASURE VISITOR ACCOMMODATIONS PERFORMANCE.

TAC, FIN

143

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM TO CONSIDER SCHEDULING CLASSES TWO TIMES PER WEEK, INSTEAD OF THREE TIMES PER WEEK.

HED, LAB

144

REQUESTING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY A FOUR-DAY, TEN-HOUR WORKWEEK FOR STATE AND COUNTY EMPLOYEES.

LAB, FIN

145

REQUESTING A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON DNA TESTING OF CLASS A AND B FELONS TO ASSIST IN SOLVING CRIMES AND DETERRING CRIMINAL RECIDIVISM.

JHA, FIN

146

REQUESTING FEDERAL REIMBURSEMENT FROM CONGRESS FOR STATE EXPENSES RELATED TO MIGRANTS TO HAWAII FROM MICRONESIA AND THE MARSHALL ISLANDS OVER THE PAST 15 YEARS.

HSH/HLT, FIN

147

PROCLAIMING SEPTEMBER 2002 AS VOTER EDUCATION MONTH.

HED, JHA

148

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

EDN, JHA

149

CELEBRATING THE EIGHTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF KA LEO O HAWAI`I.

HED

150

SUPPORTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.

EDB/WLU, FIN

151

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, IN COOPERATION WITH COUNTY GOVERNMENTS, TO DEVELOP A PLAN FOR THE REGULAR MAINTENANCE OF ROADS IN LIMBO.

TRN, FIN

152

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

JHA

153

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO REQUIRE ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME OPERATORS TO SUBMIT QUARTERLY REPORTS OF PERSONAL NEEDS ALLOWANCES DISTRIBUTED TO RESIDENTS.

HSH, FIN

154

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA HAMILTON LIBRARY PRESERVATION DEPARTMENT, IN COOPERATION WITH THE LEGACY FOUNDATION OF THE PACIFIC AND OTHER PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ENTITIES, TO ESTABLISH A HAWAII MEDIA PRESERVATION AND TECHNOLOGY ARCHIVING APPLICATIONS PILOT PROJECT.

HED, FIN

155

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

WLU, FIN

156

STRONGLY URGING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO AMEND CABOTAGE TRAFFIC LAWS TO ALLOW THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO EXEMPT THE STATES OF HAWAII AND ALASKA FROM CABOTAGE TRAFFIC DURING TIMES OF CRISIS SITUATIONS.

TRN, JHA

157

REQUESTING AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE STATUS OF THE HAWAII HURRICANE RELIEF FUND.

CPC, FIN

158

REQUESTING A REVIEW OF THE PERFORMANCE INFORMATION PURCHASE SYSTEM.

FIN

159

REQUESTING THAT COMPANIES SUPPLYING ELECTRONIC DEVICES TO CONSUMERS INVESTIGATE EFFICIENCY TO REDUCE FINANCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL COSTS.

EEP, CPC

160

APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE MUNICIPALITY OF TIANJIN IN THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA.

EDB/TAC

161

REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF HUMAN SERVICES TO IDENTIFY AND DESCRIBE EXISTING PROTECTIONS FOR PARENTAL AND FAMILY RIGHTS IN ALL CHILD WELFARE SERVICES BRANCH ACTIVITIES AND PROCEEDINGS.

HSH, JHA

162

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

EDN, FIN

163

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO FACILITATE SECURING SPACE FOR THE COMMERCIAL HAUL OUT OF BOATS FOR SAFETY, COMPLIANCE INSPECTIONS, AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

WLU

164

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO SPECIFY THE USE OF PHENOLIC LAMINATE TOILET PARTITIONS AND URINAL SCREENS IN FUTURE SPECIAL PROVISIONS, SPECIFICATIONS, AND PROPOSALS FOR THE REMOVAL OF ARCHITECTURAL BARRIERS AT STATE AIRPORTS.

TRN, FIN

165

REQUESTING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO REPEAL THE PASSENGER SERVICES ACT OF 1886.

TRN, TAC, FIN

166

REQUESTING CONGRESS TO REPEAL MARITIME CABOTAGE LAWS.

TRN, JHA

167

REQUESTING CONGRESS TO EXEMPT HAWAII, ALASKA, GUAM, AND PUERTO RICO FROM THE JONES ACT FOR THE HEALTH, SAFETY, AND SECURITY OF THEIR RESIDENTS.

TRN, JHA

168

SUPPORTING A "HAWAII SHUT DA TV WEEK" AND REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO DECLARE THE WEEK OF APRIL 22ND TO THE 28TH "HAWAII SHUT DA TV WEEK" IN HAWAII.

HLT, JHA

169

REQUESTING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO GRANT AN EXEMPTION FOR THE STATE OF HAWAII FROM THE PASSENGER SERVICES ACT OF 1886.

TRN, JHA

170

REQUESTING A STUDY TO ACHIEVE A FIFTY PERCENT REDUCTION IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF IMPORTED FOOD PURCHASED BY THE RESIDENTS OF HAWAII.

AGR/EDB

171

REQUESTING THE CREATION OF A TASK FORCE TO RESOLVE ISSUES RELATED TO COURT-APPOINTED COUNSEL IN HAWAII.

JHA

172

OPPOSING THE CLOSURE OF THE UNITED AIRLINES PILOT DOMICILE IN HONOLULU, HAWAII.

TRN, TAC, JHA

173

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

LAB, FIN

174

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO PRIORITIZE THE USE OF THE OCEAN AND COASTAL AREAS.

WLU/TAC/FIN

175

REQUESTING A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON ISSUING REVENUE BONDS OR OTHER FORMS OF REVENUE FINANCING FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS IN PUBLIC FACILITIES.

EEP, FIN

176

RECOGNIZING THE ORION SOCIETY FOR ITS COMMITMENT TO NATURE THROUGH COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT, ART, AND WRITING, AND URGING STATE AGENCIES TO ENCOURAGE PARTICIPATION IN THE ORION SOCIETY'S FORGOTTEN LANGUAGE TOUR.

HED/EDN, TAC

177

REQUESTING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO PROHIBIT STANDBY CHARGES AND CUSTOMER RETENTION DISCOUNT PRACTICES WITH RESPECT TO RENEWABLE ENERGY OR NET-METERED SYSTEMS AND TO CONSIDER SPECIFIC ISSUES IN PROCEEDINGS REGARDING DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCES.

EEP, CPC

178

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

WLU, LMG, FIN

179

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

HLT, FIN

180

RECALLING THE HISTORIC STRUGGLE FOR HAWAII STATEHOOD, AFFIRMING THE PRIDE OF THE PEOPLE OF HAWAII THAT HAWAII IS THE 50TH STATE IN THE UNION, AND URGING THE GOVERNOR TO ORGANIZE CELEBRATORY EVENTS FOR THE STATEHOOD DAY HOLIDAY.

JHA

181

REQUESTING PLANNING COLLABORATION BETWEEN THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AND THE LEGISLATURE.

HED, LMG

182

ESTABLISHING A JOINT HOUSE-SENATE INVESTIGATIVE COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE GASOLINE PRICES AND THE ROLE OF THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION REGARDING GASOLINE.

EEP/CPC, FIN

183

REQUESTING AN AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS, INSURANCE DIVISION.

CPC, FIN

184

ESTABLISHING A JOINT SENATE-HOUSE INVESTIGATIVE COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE THE STATE'S EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.

LAB, FIN

185

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO BRING RESOLUTION AND CLOSURE TO THE "PETER BOY" KEMA CASE.

HSH, JHA

186

REQUESTING A STUDY ON ISSUES RELATED TO PARENTAL NOTIFICATION AND CONSENT LAWS RELATING TO THE RIGHT OF MINORS TO OBTAIN AN ABORTION IN HAWAII.

HLT/JHA, LMG

187

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO EVALUATE THE OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY AND PROGRAMMATIC EFFECTIVENESS OF THE STATE'S INTEGRATED SPECIAL EDUCATION DATABASE SYSTEM.

HLT/EDN, FIN

188

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO REVIEW THE STEPS NECESSARY TO TRANSFER THE TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT DEMONSTRATION PROJECT FROM THE DEPARTMENT BACK TO THE COUNTIES.

TRN, FIN

189

REQUESTING AN AUDIT OF THE COURT-APPOINTED GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM.

JHA, LMG

190

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

HLT

191

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, AND GOVERNORíS SPECIAL ADVISOR FOR TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT TO SUPPORT AND PROMOTE THE HAWAII CUBESAT PROJECT.

HED/EDN

192

REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO ISSUE A JOINT WRITTEN CLARIFICATION TO EMPLOYERS, EMPLOYEES, HEALTH INSURERS, HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS, AND MUTUAL BENEFIT SOCIETIES ON PRECISELY WHAT HEALTH BENEFITS ARE MANDATED BY THE HAWAII PREPAID HEALTH CARE ACT AND WHETHER EMPLOYERS ARE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE OTHER MANDATED HEALTH BENEFITS PURSUANT TO CERTAIN PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN CHAPTERS 431:10A, 432, AND 432D, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.

LAB, CPC

193

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE WAYS TO CONTROL THE USE OF MOTORIZED SCOOTERS AND OTHER MOTORIZED DEVICES ON SIDEWALKS, HIGHWAYS, AND PUBLIC AREAS.

TRN, FIN

194

REQUESTING THE DRAFTING AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A PROTOCOL TO ALLOW EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION.

CPC, JHA

195

URGING THE DESIGNATION OF ALL AREAS OF THE STATE CAPITOL AS A SMOKE-FREE WORKPLACE.

LMG

196

REQUESTING THE EXTABLISHMENT OF A LONG-TERM PLAN FOR THE LEGISLATIVE BROADCAST PROJECT.

LMG, CPC, FIN

197

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

HLT, FIN

198

REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO APPOINT AN AGRICULTURAL SELF-SUFFICIENCY TASK FORCE TO REDUCE THE STATE'S DEPENDENCY ON IMPORTED AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS THAT COULD BE PRODUCED LOCALLY.

AGR, FIN

199

REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO DESIGNATE THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2002, AS THE "DUKE PAOA KAHANAMOKU HO'OLAULEA" TO COMMEMORATE THE LIFETIME ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF DUKE PAOA KAHANAMOKU.

TAC/JHA

200

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

WLU

201

REQUESTING AN EVALUATION OF A LEGISLATIVE ROLE IN OVERSEEING AND ENSURING EQUITABLE PUBLIC, EDUCATION, AND GOVERNMENT CABLE TELEVISION ACCESS.

LMG, CPC

202

REQUESTING SCHOOLS TO PERMIT STUDENTS TO OBSERVE A DAILY "TIME OUT" FOR PEACE.

EDN

203

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO AMEND THE RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.

CPC, FIN

204

REQUESTING RESEARCH TO DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS TO ENABLE CITIZENS STATEWIDE TO HAVE AUDIO AND VIDEO ACCESS OVER THE INTERNET OF LEGISLATIVE PROCEEDINGS.

CPC, FIN

205

REQUESTING A STUDY OF PRIVATE CAMPAIGN DONATIONS FOR THE 1998 AND 2000 ELECTIONS.

JHA, LMG

206

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO STUDY THE MOVEMENT OF CAPITAL OUT OF THE STATE.

EDB, FIN

207

REQUESTING THE HAWAII VISITORS AND CONVENTION BUREAU TO ASSIGN ONE EMPLOYEE TO ASSIST THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA TO COORDINATE PROFESSORS' CONFERENCES.

TAC

208

REQUESTING THE STATE ADMINISTRATION TO DIRECT ONE-FIFTH OF ONE PER CENT OF ALL CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURE BUDGETED BY THE STATE OF HAWAII IN ANY YEAR TOWARDS A CONSTRUCTION RESOURCES RESEARCH CENTER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

HED, FIN

209

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

AGR, FIN

210

REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A BLUE RIBBON COMMISSION TO EXAMINE THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF REGULATING HEALTH AND DENTAL INSURANCE PREMIUMS IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.

CPC, FIN

211

REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE ON ABUSIVE MORTGAGE LENDING PRACTICES.

CPC, FIN

212

URGING THE LIQUOR COMMISSION OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO NOT GRANT CERTAIN DISPENSERS' OR CABARET LIQUOR LICENSES WITHIN FIVE HUNDRED FEET OF RESIDENCES, SCHOOLS, AND OTHER AREAS.

JHA

     
 

HOUSE RESOLUTIONS

 
   

Committee

H.R. NO.

 

REFERRAL

79

SUPPORTING TRAFFIC IMPROVEMENT AND BEAUTIFICATION AT THE INTERSECTION OF KUAKINI STREET AND LANAKILA AVENUE.

TRN, FIN

80

REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO CONSTRUCT A MULTI-PURPOSE CENTER IN NUUANU VALLEY.

EDB, FIN

81

REAFFIRMING SUPPORT FOR THE HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF HAWAII'S HOPE VI REVITALIZATION GRANT APPLICATION FOR KUHIO PARK TERRACE AND URGING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT TO ACT FAVORABLY ON THE APPLICATION.

HSH, FIN

82

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO DETERMINE IF PRIVATE NONPROFIT AGENCIES REQUIRE ASSISTANCE IN THE AFTERMATH OF SEPTEMBER 11.

HSH, FIN

83

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO EXPAND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE CHILD PROTECTIVE REVIEW PANEL AND TO CONVENE A PANEL IF A CHILD IS MISSING.

HSH, FIN

84

REQUESTING THE UNITED NATIONS TO CONSIDER THE ESTABLISHMENT IN HAWAII, OF A CENTER FOR THE HEALTH, WELFARE, AND EDUCATION OF CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC AND REQUESTING SUPPORT FOR THE CENTER FROM THE PRESIDENT AND THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES.

HLT/HSH

85

REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO CONVENE A FOOD SECURITY TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP AN ACTION PLAN TO ENHANCE FOOD SECURITY IN HAWAII.

HLT/HSH, EDN/HED, FIN

86

REQUESTING UNITED AIRLINES TO RESUME DIRECT NONSTOP SERVICE BETWEEN CHICAGO AND HONOLULU.

TRN, TAC

87

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF PERMITTING CERTAIN IMMIGRANT STUDENTS WHO HAVE NOT YET ATTAINED LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENT STATUS TO ATTEND THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT THE RESIDENT TUITION RATE.

HED, FIN

88

REQUESTING THAT HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION SUPPORT A FULL INVESTIGATION BY CONGRESS INTO ALL MATTERS SURROUNDING THE COLLAPSE OF THE ENRON CORPORATION.

CPC

89

REQUESTING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO DO AN ACTUARIAL ANALYSIS OF THE UTILIZATION AND RATE IMPACTS, IF ANY, OF REINSTATING NATUROPATHY AMONG THE PERSONAL INJURY PROTECTION BENEFITS IN MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE.

CPC, FIN

90

REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO EXAMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ADDING SURFING AS A COMPETITIVE INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORT.

EDN/LMG, FIN

91

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO ESTABLISH A SCHOOL ATTENDANCE RECORD OF AT LEAST SEVENTY PER CENT FOR MINORS WHO ARE PARENTS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN IN INDEPENDENT HOUSEHOLDS WHO HAVE CHILDREN BUT NO HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA IN ORDER TO COMPLY WITH THE PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY AND WORK OPPORTUNITY RECONCILIATION ACT OF 1996 SO THAT THESE INDIVIDUALS MAY RECEIVE BENEFITS UNDER THE TEMPORARY AID TO NEEDY FAMILIES PROGRAM.

HSH/EDN, FIN

92

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

JHA, FIN

93

REQUESTING THE FAMILY COURT OF THE FIRST CIRCUIT, STATE OF HAWAII, TO REVIEW THE CUSTODY GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM.

JHA

94

REQUESTING THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITY OF CONSTRUCTING A 25-METER POOL AT THE SITE OF THE PRESENT LANAKILA BASKETBALL COURTS.

FIN

95

REQUESTING A REPORT ON THE STATUS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK.

 

HED, FIN

96

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE POLICE DEPARTMENTS OF THE VARIOUS COUNTIES, TO EXAMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A STATE HIGHWAY PATROL FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENFORCING STATEWIDE TRAFFIC SAFETY.

TRN, FIN

97

REQUESTING THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE ON NATIVE HAWAIIAN CULTURE AND THE ARTS.

TAC/JHA

98

REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN AGRICULTURAL TOURISM TASK FORCE.

AGR/TAC, FIN

99

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO MEASURE VISITOR ACCOMMODATIONS PERFORMANCE.

TAC, FIN

101

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM TO CONSIDER SCHEDULING CLASSES TWO TIMES PER WEEK, INSTEAD OF THREE TIMES PER WEEK.

HED, FIN

102

REQUESTING A TASK FORCE TO STUDY A FOUR-DAY, TEN-HOUR WORKWEEK FOR STATE AND COUNTY EMPLOYEES.

LAB, FIN

103

REQUESTING A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON DNA TESTING OF CLASS A AND B FELONS TO ASSIST IN SOLVING CRIMES AND DETERRING CRIMINAL RECIDIVISM.

JHA, FIN

104

REQUESTING FEDERAL REIMBURSEMENT FROM CONGRESS FOR STATE EXPENSES RELATED TO MIGRANTS TO HAWAII FROM MICRONESIA AND THE MARSHALL ISLANDS OVER THE PAST 15 YEARS.

HSH/HLT, FIN

105

PROCLAIMING SEPTEMBER 2002 AS VOTER EDUCATION MONTH.

HED, JHA

106

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

EDN, JHA

107

CELEBRATING THE EIGHTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF KA LEO O HAWAI`I.

HED

108

SUPPORTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.

EDB, WLU, FIN

109

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO REQUIRE ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME OPERATORS TO SUBMIT QUARTERLY REPORTS OF PERSONAL NEEDS ALLOWANCES DISTRIBUTED TO RESIDENTS.

HSH, FIN

110

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA HAMILTON LIBRARY PRESERVATION DEPARTMENT, IN COOPERATION WITH THE LEGACY FOUNDATION OF THE PACIFIC AND OTHER PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ENTITIES, TO ESTABLISH A HAWAII MEDIA PRESERVATION AND TECHNOLOGY ARCHIVING APPLICATIONS PILOT PROJECT.

HED, FIN

111

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

WLU, FIN

112

STRONGLY URGING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO AMEND CABOTAGE TRAFFIC LAWS TO ALLOW THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO EXEMPT THE STATES OF HAWAII AND ALASKA FROM CABOTAGE TRAFFIC DURING TIMES OF CRISIS SITUATIONS.

TRN, JHA

114

REQUESITNG AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE STATUS OF THE HAWAII HURRICANE RELIEF FUND.

CPC, FIN

115

REQUESTING A REVIEW OF THE PERFORMANCE INFORMATION PURCHASE SYSTEM.

FIN

116

REQUESTING THAT COMPANIES SUPPLYING ELECTRONIC DEVICES TO CONSUMERS INVESTIGATE EFFICIENCY TO REDUCE FINANCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL COSTS.

EEP, CPC

117

APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE MUNICIPALITY OF TIANJIN IN THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA.

EDB/TAC

118

REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF HUMAN SERVICES TO IDENTIFY AND DESCRIBE EXISTING PROTECTIONS FOR PARENTAL AND FAMILY RIGHTS IN ALL CHILD WELFARE SERVICES BRANCH ACTIVITIES AND PROCEEDINGS.

HSH, JHA

119

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO FACILITATE SECURING SPACE FOR THE COMMERCIAL HAUL OUT OF BOATS FOR SAFETY, COMPLIANCE INSPECTIONS, AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

WLU

120

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO SPECIFY THE USE OF PHENOLIC LAMINATE TOILET PARTITIONS AND URINAL SCREENS IN FUTURE SPECIAL PROVISIONS, SPECIFICATIONS, AND PROPOSALS FOR THE REMOVAL OF ARCHITECTURAL BARRIERS AT STATE AIRPORTS.

TRN, FIN

121

REQUESTING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO REPEAL THE PASSENGER SERVICES ACT OF 1886.

TRN, TAC, FIN

122

REQUESTING A STUDY TO ACHIEVE A FIFTY PERCENT REDUCTION IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF IMPORTED FOOD PURCHASED BY THE RESIDENTS OF HAWAII.

AGR/EDB

123

OPPOSING THE CLOSURE OF THE UNITED AIRLINES PILOT DOMICILE IN HONOLULU, HAWAII.

TRN, TAC, JHA

124

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

LAB, FIN

125

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO PRIORITIZE THE USE OF THE OCEAN AND COASTAL AREAS.

WLU/TAC, FIN

126

REQUESTING A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON ISSUING REVENUE BONDS OR OTHER FORMS OF REVENUE FINANCING FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS IN PUBLIC FACILITIES.

EEP, FIN

127

RECOGNIZING THE ORION SOCIETY FOR ITS COMMITMENT TO NATURE THROUGH COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT, ART, AND WRITING, AND URGING STATE AGENCIES TO ENCOURAGE PARTICIPATION IN THE ORION SOCIETY'S FORGOTTEN LANGUAGE TOUR.

HED/EDN, TAC

128

REQUESTING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO PROHIBIT STANDBY CHARGES AND CUSTOMER RETENTION DISCOUNT PRACTICES WITH RESPECT TO RENEWABLE ENERGY OR NET-METERED SYSTEMS AND TO CONSIDER SPECIFIC ISSUES IN PROCEEDINGS REGARDING DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCES.

EEP, CPC

129

RECALLING THE HISTORIC STRUGGLE FOR HAWAII STATEHOOD, AFFIRMING THE PRIDE OF THE PEOPLE OF HAWAII THAT HAWAII IS THE 50TH STATE IN THE UNION, AND URGING THE GOVERNOR TO ORGANIZE CELEBRATORY EVENTS FOR THE STATEHOOD DAY HOLIDAY.

JHA

130

REQUESTING PLANNING COLLABORATION BETWEEN THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AND THE LEGISLATURE.

HED, LMG

132

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO BRING RESOLUTION AND CLOSURE TO THE "PETER BOY" KEMA CASE.

HSH, JHA

133

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, AND GOVERNORíS SPECIAL ADVISOR FOR TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT TO SUPPORT AND PROMOTE THE HAWAII CUBESAT PROJECT.

HED/EDN

135

REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO ISSUE A JOINT WRITTEN CLARIFICATION TO EMPLOYERS, EMPLOYEES, HEALTH INSURERS, HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS, AND MUTUAL BENEFIT SOCIETIES ON PRECISELY WHAT HEALTH BENEFITS ARE MANDATED BY THE HAWAII PREPAID HEALTH CARE ACT AND WHETHER EMPLOYERS ARE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE OTHER MANDATED HEALTH BENEFITS PURSUANT TO CERTAIN PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN CHAPTERS 431:10A, 432, AND 432D, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.

LAB, CPC

136

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE WAYS TO CONTROL THE USE OF MOTORIZED SCOOTERS AND OTHER MOTORIZED DEVICES ON SIDEWALKS, HIGHWAYS, AND PUBLIC AREAS.

TRN, FIN

137

REQUESTING THE DRAFTING AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A PROTOCOL TO ALLOW EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION.

CPC

138

URGING THE DESIGNATION OF ALL AREAS OF THE STATE CAPITOL AS A SMOKE-FREE WORKPLACE.

LMG

139

REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A LONG-TERM PLAN FOR THE LEGISLATIVE BROADCAST PROJECT.

LMG, CPC, FIN

140

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

HLT, FIN

141

REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO APPOINT AN AGRICULTURAL SELF-SUFFICIENCY TASK FORCE TO REDUCE THE STATE'S DEPENDENCY ON IMPORTED AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS THAT COULD BE PRODUCED LOCALLY.

AGR, FIN

142

REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO DESIGNATE THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2002, AS THE "DUKE PAOA KAHANAMOKU HO'OLAULEA" TO COMMEMORATE THE LIFETIME ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF DUKE PAOA KAHANAMOKU.

TAC/JHA

143

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

WLU

144

REQUESTING AN EVALUATION OF A LEGISLATIVE ROLE IN OVERSEEING AND ENSURING EQUITABLE PUBLIC, EDUCATION, AND GOVERNMENT CABLE TELEVISION ACCESS.

LMG, CPC

145

REQUESTING SCHOOLS TO PERMIT STUDENTS TO OBSERVE A DAILY "TIME OUT" FOR PEACE.

EDN

146

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO AMEND THE RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.

CPC, FIN

147

REQUESTING RESEARCH TO DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS TO ENABLE CITIZENS STATEWIDE TO HAVE AUDIO AND VIDEO ACCESS OVER THE INTERNET OF LEGISLATIVE PROCEEDINGS.

CPC, FIN

148

REQUESTING THE HAWAII VISITORS AND CONVENTION BUREAU TO ASSIGN ONE EMPLOYEE TO ASSIST THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA TO COORDINATE PROFESSORS' CONFERENCES.

TAC

149

REQUESTING THE STATE ADMINISTRATION TO DIRECT ONE-FIFTH OF ONE PER CENT OF ALL CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURE BUDGETED BY THE STATE OF HAWAII IN ANY YEAR TOWARDS A CONSTRUCTION RESOURCES RESEARCH CENTER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

HED, FIN

150

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

AGR, FIN

151

REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE ON ABUSIVE MORTGAGE LENDING PRACTICES.

CPC, FIN

152

URGING THE LIQUOR COMMISSION OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO NOT GRANT CERTAIN DISPENSERS' OR CABARET LIQUOR LICENSES WITHIN FIVE HUNDRED FEET OF RESIDENCES, SCHOOLS, AND OTHER AREAS.

JHA

     
 

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

 
   

Committee

S.C.R. NO.

 

REFERRAL

8, SD1

REQUESTING EACH COUNTY TO DEVELOP A PLAN FOR THE REGULAR MAINTENANCE OF THE CHANNELS, STREAMBEDS, STREAMBANKS, AND DRAINAGEWAYS LOCATED IN THE COUNTY.

WLU/TAC

     
 

SENATE BILLS

 
   

Committee

S.B. NO.

 

RE-REFERRAL

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)

HED, 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.

LAB, JHA, FIN

3061, SD2

RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

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

EDB, 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)

LAB, FIN