OFFICE OF THE SPEAKER

TWENTY-FIRST STATE LEGISLATURE

COMMITTEE REFERRALS

 

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NO. 44

50th LEGISLATIVE DAY-APRIL 15, 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

 
 

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

 
   

Committee

S.C.R. NO.

 

REFERRAL

 

2

REQUESTING THE APPOINTMENT OF AFGHAN WOMEN TO THE PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT OF AFGHANISTAN TO ENSURE EQUITABLE TREATMENT OF WOMEN IN THE NEW GOVERNMENT.

JHA

3, SD1

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

HSH

7, SD1

EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR THE TANF REAUTHORIZATION ACT OF 2001.

HSH

16

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

HLT/CPC, FIN

19, SD1

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

FIN

35, SD1

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

FIN

39, SD1

REQUESTING A REVIEW OF THE PERFORMANCE INFORMATION PROCUREMENT SYSTEM.

LAB, FIN

48, SD1

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

HSH/CPC, FIN

53, SD1

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

LAB

58, SD2

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

CPC, FIN

63

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

HLT

64, SD1

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

HLT/HSH, FIN

68, SD1

AUTHORIZING DESIGNATION OF AN INDUSTRIAL PARK.

WLU

69

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

HLT/HSH, FIN

79, SD1

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

WLU, LMG, FIN

82, SD1

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

JHA

85, SD1

REQUESTING THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO INVESTIGATE EXISTING CONFLICTS BETWEEN ORGANIZED WATER SPORTS EVENTS AND INDIVIDUAL RECREATIONAL USERS AND DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EQUITABLE ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WATERS AND BEACHES OF THE STATE.

WLU

95

SUPPORTING THE GOALS OF THE HAWAI'I WATCHABLE WILDLIFE PROGRAM AND ENCOURAGING COLLABORATION AMONG ALL FEDERAL, STATE, AND COUNTY AGENCIES, AS WELL AS NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, AND PRIVATE SECTOR IN PROMOTING RESPONSIBLE WILDLIFE VIEWING AND NATURE-BASED TOURISM THAT BENEFIT THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.

EEP/WLU

98, SD2

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

CPC

100, SD1

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

JHA, FIN

103, SD1

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

FIN

107, SD1

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

EDN, FIN

109

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

JHA, FIN

112, SD2

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

EDB, FIN

113

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

JHA, FIN

115

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

CPC, FIN

121

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

LMG, FIN

127, SD1

URGING ADEQUATE FINANCIAL IMPACT ASSISTANCE FOR PROVIDING SERVICES TO CITIZENS OF THE FREELY ASSOCIATED STATES WHO RESIDE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.

FIN

132, SD1

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

134, SD1

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

HSH, FIN

136, SD1

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ADDRESS THE CONCERNS OF KOKEE STATE PARK LESSEES WITH EXPIRING LEASES AND DEVELOPMENT OF A MASTER PLAN FOR STATE PARKS. (AMENDED TITLE)

WLU, FIN

137, SD1

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

HED, WLU

141

REQUESTING A STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF FEDERAL INITIATIVES ON THE ECONOMY OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.

EDN, FIN

142

REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE REGARDING A LIGHT RAIL SYSTEM.

TRN

150, SD1

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

EDN, JHA

151, SD1

PROCLAIMING SEPTEMBER 2002 AS VOTER EDUCATION MONTH.

EDN, JHA

157, SD1

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

EDB

169, SD1

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

EEP, CPC, FIN

176, SD1

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

HED/EDN

180, SD1

REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO COMPARE LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS TO ALLOW EMPLOYEES TO USE SICK LEAVE TO CARE FOR THEIR FAMILIES AND HAWAII'S FAMILY LEAVE LAW, AS CODIFIED IN CHAPTER 398, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.

FIN

 

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS

 
   

Committee

S.C.R. NO.

 

RE-REFERRAL

87

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

PSM, FIN