THE SENATE

OF THE

TWENTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE

STATE OF HAWAII

REGULAR SESSION OF 2004

 

THIRTY-FIFTH DAY

March 23, 2004-Tuesday-11:30 O'CLOCK A.M.

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

Invocation by Senator Norman Sakamoto

Roll Call

Approval of the Journal

Introductions

  1. Messages from the Governor: No(s).: 374-412
  2. G.M. NO.

    TITLE

    REFERRAL

         

    374

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Health Planning Development Agency, Gubernatorial Nominee DAVID T. SAKAMOTO, MD, MBA, for a term to expire 06-30-07.

    HTH

         

    375

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Agriculture, Gubernatorial Nominee ALAN H. GOTTLIEB, for a term to expire 06-30-05.

    WLA

         

    376

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Boxing Commission of Hawai`i, Gubernatorial Nominee WILLES LEE, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    CPH

         

    377

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Drug Product Selection Board, Gubernatorial Nominee JAMES P. EPURE, MD, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    HTH

         

    378

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Environmental Council, Gubernatorial Nominee SHAD S. KANE, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    ENE

         

    379

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawaiian Homes Commission, Gubernatorial Nominee MILTON K. PA, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    JHW

         

    380

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Statewide Health Coordinating Council, Gubernatorial Nominee TERRI FUJII, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    HTH

         

    381

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Statewide Health Coordinating Council, Gubernatorial Nominee PATRICK S. SAKA, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    HTH

         

    382

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Statewide Health Coordinating Council, Gubernatorial Nominee MARK H. YAMAKAWA, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    HTH

         

    383

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Health Planning Council, Hawaii County Subarea, Gubernatorial Nominee WAYNE S. HIGAKI, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    HTH

         

    384

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Health Planning Council, Hawai`i County Subarea, Gubernatorial Nominee KERRY A. K. INOUYE, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    HTH

         

    385

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Health Planning Council, Hawai`i County Subarea, Gubernatorial Nominee PAUL PRESCOTT PAIVA, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    HTH

         

    386

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Health Planning Council, Hawai`i County Subarea, Gubernatorial Nominee ALAN R. PARKER, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    HTH

         

    387

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Health Planning Council, Honolulu Subarea, Gubernatorial Nominee ANDREW W. CHAR, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    HTH

         

    388

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Health Planning Council, Honolulu Subarea, Gubernatorial Nominee JOAN DOBBS PH.D., C.N.S., for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    HTH

         

    389

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Health Planning Council, Kaua`i County Subarea, Gubernatorial Nominee LILI BRYAN-CONANT, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    HTH

         

    390

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Health Planning Council, Kaua`i County Subarea, Gubernatorial Nominee ALAN R. KIMURA, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    HTH

         

    391

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Health Planning Council, Kaua`i County Subarea, Gubernatorial Nominee TRINIDAD RAVAL, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    HTH

         

    392

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Health Planning Council, Kaua`i County Subarea, Gubernatorial Nominee ELIZABETH UBAY, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    HTH

         

    393

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Directors of the Housing and Community Development Corporation of Hawai`i, Gubernatorial Nominee CHARLES G. KING, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    CPH

         

    394

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Directors of the Housing and Community Development Corporation of Hawai`i, Gubernatorial Nominee TRAVIS O. THOMPSON, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    CPH

         

    395

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Island Burial Council, Island of Kaua`i and Ni`ihau, Gubernatorial Nominee DONNA A`ANA-NAKAHARA, for a term to expire 06-30-07.

    JHW

         

    396

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Island Burial Council, Island of Kaua`i and Ni`ihau, Gubernatorial Nominee BARBARA J. SAY, for a term to expire 06-30-07.

    JHW

         

    397

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Island Burial Council, Island of Kaua`i and Ni`ihau, Gubernatorial Nominee HENRIETTA ESTHER KULAMANU THAXTON, for a term to expire 06-30-07.

    JHW

         

    398

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Island Burial Council, Island of Maui and Lanai, Gubernatorial Nominee MEI LEE WONG, for a term to expire 06-30-07.

    JHW

         

    399

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Island Burial Council, Island of Oahu, Gubernatorial Nominee CY M. BRIDGES, for a term to expire 06-30-07.

    JHW

         

    400

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Island Burial Council, Island of Oahu, Gubernatorial Nominee KALEI S. KINI, for a term to expire 06-30-07.

    JHW

         

    401

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Natural Area Reserve System Commission, Gubernatorial Nominee DALE B. BONAR, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    WLA

         

    402

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Natural Area Reserve System Commission, Gubernatorial Nominee RICHARD F. HUGHES PH.D., for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    WLA

         

    403

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Natural Area Reserve System Commission, Gubernatorial Nominee LLOYD LEE LOOPE, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    WLA

         

    404

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Center for Nursing Advisory Board, Gubernatorial Nominee ARLENE E. ILAE, for a term to expire 06-30-04.

    EDU

         

    405

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Center for Nursing Advisory Board, Gubernatorial Nominee ARLENE E. ILAE, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    EDU

         

    406

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Center for Nursing Advisory Board, Gubernatorial Nominee KEVIN MULLIGAN, for a term to expire 06-30-07.

    EDU

         

    407

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Public Utilities Commission (PUC), Gubernatorial Nominee CARLITO P. CALIBOSO, for a term to expire 06-30-10.

    CPH

         

    408

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Registration of the Island of Oahu, Gubernatorial Nominee MAUREEN K. MURAOKA, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    JHW

         

    409

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Directors of the Hawai`i Tourism Authority, Gubernatorial Nominee KYOKO Y. KIMURA, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    TSM

         

    410

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Certification of Operating Personnel in Wastewater Treatment Plants, Gubernatorial Nominee WAYNE A. SALAS, for a term to expire 06-30-08.

    ENE

         

    411

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Circuit Court of the Third Circuit, State of Hawai`i, Gubernatorial Nominee GLENN S. HARA, for a term to ten years.

    JHW

         

    412

    Informing the Senate that on March 15, 2004, the Governor has withdrawn the following nominations from consideration by the Senate: Susan A. Wada, Health Planning Council, Windward Oahu Subarea (GM 243); and P.Y. Yang, Board of Certification of Operating Personnel in Wastewater Treatment Plants (GM 307).

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  3. Departmental Communications: None
  4. House Communications: None
  5. Senate Communications: None
  6. Judiciary Communications: No(s).: 4
  7. J.C. NO.

    TITLE

    REFERRAL

         

    4

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the District Court of the Third Circuit, State of Hawai`i, Judicial Nominee BARBARA T. TAKASE.

    JHW

         
         

     

  8. Introduction of Measures
  9. Standing Committee Report No(s).: 2877-2923
  10. 2877

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 187

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Gubernatorial Nominee MARGARET M. BAXTER, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2877

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 188

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Gubernatorial Nominee DAVID F. FRAY, for a term to expire 06-30-04"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2877

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 189

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Gubernatorial Nominee DAVID F. FRAY, for a term to expire 06-30-08"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2877

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 190

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Gubernatorial Nominee PAUL K. HIGA, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2877

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 191

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Gubernatorial Nominee JOHN L. NOLAND, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2877

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 192

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Gubernatorial Nominee DEBORAH J. RIVERS, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2877

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 193

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Gubernatorial Nominee HELEN SMALLEY-BOWER, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2877

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 194

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Gubernatorial Nominee CHARLENE N. TARR, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2877

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 195

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Gubernatorial Nominee PAUL S. VARGAS, JR., for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2877

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 196

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Gubernatorial Nominee JONNA ZANE, PhD, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2878

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 197

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Disability and Communication Access Board, Gubernatorial Nominee WILLIAM K. KOKI, II, for a term to expire 06-30-05"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2879

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 198

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawai`i Advisory Commission on Drug Abuse and Controlled Substances, Gubernatorial Nominee GARY L. BLAICH, MD, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2880

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 199

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Drug Product Selection Board, Gubernatorial Nominee RONALD T. TANIGUCHI, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2881

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 267

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Mental Health, Gubernatorial Nominee BARBARA ARASHIRO, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2881

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 268

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Mental Health, Gubernatorial Nominee GARY L. BLAICH, MD, for a term to expire 06-30-04"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2881

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 269

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Mental Health, Gubernatorial Nominee WILLIAM S. BUD BOWLES, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2881

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 270

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Mental Health, Gubernatorial Nominee SHELLY H. OGATA, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2881

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 271

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Mental Health, Gubernatorial Nominee HALIMAH SHABAZZ, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2881

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 272

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Mental Health, Gubernatorial Nominee POE POE SUAAVA, III, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2881

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 273

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Mental Health, Gubernatorial Nominee WAYNE SUNAHARA, for a term to expire 06-30-04"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2882

    (One Day Notice)

    (EDU)

    G.M. No. 275

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Center for Nursing Advisory Board, Gubernatorial Nominee CATHERINE A. ADAMS, RN, MSN, for a term to expire 06-30-06"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2882

    (One Day Notice)

    (EDU)

    G.M. No. 276

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Center for Nursing Advisory Board, Gubernatorial Nominee PATTY P. CABANA, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2882

    (One Day Notice)

    (EDU)

    G.M. No. 320

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Center for Nursing Advisory Board, Gubernatorial Nominee AGNES P. CADIZ, for a term to expire 06-30-04"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2882

    (One Day Notice)

    (EDU)

    G.M. No. 321

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Center for Nursing Advisory Board, Gubernatorial Nominee AGNES P. CADIZ, for a term to expire 06-30-08"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2882

    (One Day Notice)

    (EDU)

    G.M. No. 323

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Center for Nursing Advisory Board, Gubernatorial Nominee SALLY T. ISHIKAWA, for a term to expire 06-30-06"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2882

    (One Day Notice)

    (EDU)

    G.M. No. 324

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Center for Nursing Advisory Board, Gubernatorial Nominee JANE K. KADOHIRO, DrPH, APRN, for a term to expire 06-30-05"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2882

    (One Day Notice)

    (EDU)

    G.M. No. 325

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Center for Nursing Advisory Board, Gubernatorial Nominee BARBARA P. MATHEWS, RN, MSN, CNAA, for a term to expire 06-30-05"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2882

    (One Day Notice)

    (EDU)

    G.M. No. 326

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Center for Nursing Advisory Board, Gubernatorial Nominee PENNYLYNN A. ONTAI, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2882

    (One Day Notice)

    (EDU)

    G.M. No. 327

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Center for Nursing Advisory Board, Gubernatorial Nominee ROSE ANN POYZER, RN, BSN, for a term to expire 06-30-04"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2882

    (One Day Notice)

    (EDU)

    G.M. No. 328

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Center for Nursing Advisory Board, Gubernatorial Nominee ROSE ANN POYZER, RN, BSN, for a term to expire 06-30-08"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2882

    (One Day Notice)

    (EDU)

    G.M. No. 329

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Center for Nursing Advisory Board, Gubernatorial Nominee ANA MARIA SILVA, RN, CAN, BC, for a term to expire 06-30-05"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2882

    (One Day Notice)

    (EDU)

    G.M. No. 330

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Center for Nursing Advisory Board, Gubernatorial Nominee CHEN-YEN WANG, PhD, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2882

    (One Day Notice)

    (EDU)

    G.M. No. 331

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Center for Nursing Advisory Board, Gubernatorial Nominee JOAN PRINDIVILLE WHITE, for a term to expire 06-30-05"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2882

    (One Day Notice)

    (EDU)

    G.M. No. 332

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Center for Nursing Advisory Board, Gubernatorial Nominee AMY E. YASUNAGA, RN, MSN, PhDc, for a term to expire 06-30-06"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2882

    (One Day Notice)

    (EDU)

    G.M. No. 364

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Center for Nursing Advisory Board, Gubernatorial Nominee CLEMENTINA D. CERIA, PhD, MS, RN, for a term to expire 06-30-2006"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2883

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 169

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Acupuncture, Gubernatorial Nominee RIKE WEISS, for a term to expire 06-30-05"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2884

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 171

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology, Gubernatorial Nominee CHRISTOBAL J. QUINTANA, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2885

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 172

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Gubernatorial Nominee FRANCIS G. BREWER, DC, CICE, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2885

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 173

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Gubernatorial Nominee FLORENTINA J. JOHNASEN, for a term to expire 06-30-06"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2886

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 177

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Contractors License Board, Gubernatorial Nominee F.M. SCOTTY ANDERSON, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2886

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 178

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Contractors License Board, Gubernatorial Nominee ERIC CARSON, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2886

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 179

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Contractors License Board, Gubernatorial Nominee RONALD K. OSHIRO, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2887

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 181

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Credit Union Advisory Board, Gubernatorial Nominee SHARLENE E. SUGANUMA, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2888

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 186

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Dental Examiners, Gubernatorial Nominee STANWOOD H. KANNA, DDS, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2889

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 206

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Electrician and Plumbers, Gubernatorial Nominee NORMAN N. AHU, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2889

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 207

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Electrician and Plumbers, Gubernatorial Nominee TYRUS KAGAWA, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2889

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 208

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Electrician and Plumbers, Gubernatorial Nominee ORLANDO L. MATIAS, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2890

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 277

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Physical Therapy, Gubernatorial Nominee JULIE TILSON, PT, DPT, NCS, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2890

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 342

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Physical Therapy, Gubernatorial Nominee GWEN T. CHINN, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2890

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 343

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Physical Therapy, Gubernatorial Nominee GILBERT PERRY HAGER, MD, for a term to expire 06-30-06"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2890

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 344

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Physical Therapy, Gubernatorial Nominee JAMES K. HEWSON, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2891

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 336

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Pest Control Board, Gubernatorial Nominee CARLTON L. AGENA,RME, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2891

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 337

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Pest Control Board, Gubernatorial Nominee MICHAEL McINERNY, for a term to expire 06-30-04"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2891

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 338

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Pest Control Board, Gubernatorial Nominee ERIC M. HIGASHIHARA, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2891

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 339

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Pest Control Board, Gubernatorial Nominee MICHAEL McINERNY, for a term to expire 06-30-08"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2892

    (One Day Notice)

    (JHW)

    G.M. No. 157

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawai`i Paroling Authority, Gubernatorial Nominee DANE K. ODA, for a term to expire 06-30-06"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2892

    (One Day Notice)

    (JHW)

    G.M. No. 158

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawai`i Paroling Authority, Gubernatorial Nominee EDWARD M. SLAVISH, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2892

    (One Day Notice)

    (JHW)

    G.M. No. 159

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawai`i Paroling Authority, Gubernatorial Nominee ALBERT TUFONO, for a term to expire 06-30-04"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2892

    (One Day Notice)

    (JHW)

    G.M. No. 160

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawai`i Paroling Authority, Gubernatorial Nominee ALBERT TUFONO, for a term to expire 06-30-08"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2893

    (One Day Notice)

    (JHW)

    G.M. No. 174

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Civil Rights Commission, Gubernatorial Nominee CORAL WONG PIETSCH, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2893

    (One Day Notice)

    (JHW)

    G.M. No. 175

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Civil Rights Commission, Gubernatorial Nominee ROGER DANIEL RIZZO, for a term to expire 06-30-05"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2893

    (One Day Notice)

    (JHW)

    G.M. No. 176

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Civil Rights Commission, Gubernatorial Nominee LISA ANN S.L. WONG, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2894

    (One Day Notice)

    (JHW)

    G.M. No. 182

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Crime Victim Compensation Commission, Gubernatorial Nominee LISA A. DUNN, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2894

    (One Day Notice)

    (JHW)

    G.M. No. 183

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Crime Victim Compensation Commission, Gubernatorial Nominee REBECCA S. WARD, for a term to expire 06-30-05"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2895

    (One Day Notice)

    (JHW)

    G.M. No. 184

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Defender Council, Gubernatorial Nominee ALFRED B. CASTILLO, JR., for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2896

    (One Day Notice)

    (JHW)

    G.M. No. 302

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Commission on the Status of Women, Gubernatorial Nominee SHEILA LEAS, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2896

    (One Day Notice)

    (JHW)

    G.M. No. 310

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Commission on the Status of Women, Gubernatorial Nominee SUSAN M. PIRSCH, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2897

    (One Day Notice)

    (HMS)

    G.M. No. 249

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Statewide Council on Independent Living, Gubernatorial Nominee KIMBERLY M. SHIRAISHI, for a term to expire 06-30-06"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2897

    (One Day Notice)

    (HMS)

    G.M. No. 250

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Statewide Council on Independent Living, Gubernatorial Nominee JOHN W. STONE, for a term to expire 06-30-06"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2898

    (One Day Notice)

    (ECD)

    G.M. No. 161

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Stadium Authority, Gubernatorial Nominee KEVIN H.M. CHONG KEE, for a term to expire 06-30-04"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2898

    (One Day Notice)

    (ECD)

    G.M. No. 162

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Stadium Authority, Gubernatorial Nominee KEVIN H.M. CHONG KEE, for a term to expire 06-30-08"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2899

    (One Day Notice)

    (ECD)

    G.M. No. 288

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Small Business Regulatory Review, Gubernatorial Nominee JEANETTE OTSUKA CHANG, for a term to expire 06-30-05"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2899

    (One Day Notice)

    (ECD)

    G.M. No. 289

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Small Business Regulatory Review, Gubernatorial Nominee JOYCE M. EDWARDS, for a term to expire 06-30-05"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2899

    (One Day Notice)

    (ECD)

    G.M. No. 290

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Small Business Regulatory Review, Gubernatorial Nominee DORVIN D. LEIS, for a term to expire 06-30-04"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2899

    (One Day Notice)

    (ECD)

    G.M. No. 291

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Small Business Regulatory Review, Gubernatorial Nominee EDWARD MACDOWELL, for a term to expire 06-30-05"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2899

    (One Day Notice)

    (ECD)

    G.M. No. 292

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Small Business Regulatory Review, Gubernatorial Nominee BRIAN K. ZINN, for a term to expire 06-30-06"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2900

    (One Day Notice)

    (ECD)

    G.M. No. 297

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawai`i Television and Film Development Board, Gubernatorial Nominee BRENDA K.H. CHING, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2901

    (HMS)

    H.B. No. 2022, H.D. 2, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO GENERAL ASSISTANCE."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

         
         

    2902

    (HMS)

    H.B. No. 2385, H.D. 1, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO ACCESS TO VITAL STATISTICS RECORDS BY CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to JHW)

         
         

    2903

    (HMS)

    H.B. No. 2020, H.D. 1, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO PROSTITUTION."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to JHW)

         
         

    2904

    (HMS)

    H.B. No. 1860, H.D. 1, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

         
         

    2905

    (HMS)

    H.B. No. 1859, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to JHW)

         
         

    2906

    (HMS)

    H.B. No. 1885

    "MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR A YOUTH SUMMIT."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

         
         

    2907

    (HMS)

    H.B. No. 2459, H.D. 1, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO PUBLIC ASSISTANCE."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

         
         

    2908

    (JHW)

    H.B. No. 2292, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO FEES FOR ELECTRONIC FILING, SIGNING, SERVING, CERTIFICATION, AND VERIFICATION OF COURT DOCUMENTS."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

         
         

    2909

    (JHW)

    H.B. No. 2293

    "RELATING TO INTERSTATE ADULT OFFENDER SUPERVISION."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

         
         

    2910

    (JHW)

    H.B. No. 2295, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO COLLECTIONS ON DELINQUENT COURT-ORDERED PAYMENTS."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

         
         

    2911

    (JHW)

    H.B. No. 2296, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE USE OF CREDIT AND DEBIT CARDS."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

         
         

    2912

    (HTH)

    H.B. No. 2198, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO SCHOOL HEALTH."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to EDU)

         
         

    2913

    (HTH)

    H.B. No. 2414

    "RELATING TO DENTAL INSURANCE."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to CPH)

         
         

    2914

    (TSM)

    H.B. No. 2061, H.D. 2, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

         
         

    2915

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 210

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Elevator Mechanics Licensing Board, Gubernatorial Nominee CLIFFORD R. SMITH, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2915

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 211

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Elevator Mechanics Licensing Board, Gubernatorial Nominee JUNE J. TAKANO, for a term to expire 06-30-04"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2915

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 212

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Elevator Mechanics Licensing Board, Gubernatorial Nominee JUNE J. TAKANO, for a term to expire 06-30-08"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2916

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 274

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Motor Vehicle Industry Licensing Board, Gubernatorial Nominee JERRY W. JORDAN, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2917

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 248

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Directors of the Hawai`i Hurricane Relief Fund, Gubernatorial Nominee KAY T. YAMADA, for a term to expire 06-30-07"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    2918

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    S.C.R. No. 17

    "URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO INCREASE FUNDING FOR THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH."

    (Recommends Adoption)

         
         

    2919

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    H.B. No. 1828, H.D. 1, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO PUBLIC ORDER."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and placement on the calendar for Third Reading)

         
         

    2920

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    H.B. No. 2024, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP OF FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and placement on the calendar for Third Reading)

         
         

    2921

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    H.B. No. 2298, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO DISQUALIFICATION OF JUDGES."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and placement on the calendar for Third Reading)

         
         

    2922

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    H.B. No. 2299, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO APPELLATE COURT COSTS."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and placement on the calendar for Third Reading)

         
         

    2923

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (TSM)

    H.B. No. 2863, H.D. 1, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY."

    (Recommends passage on SECOND READING and placement on the calendar for Third Reading)

         
         
         

    ORDER OF THE DAY

  11. Adopt Resolutions
  12. 2875

    SAT/TSM

    S.C.R. No. 28

    "DESIGNATING MISS HAWAI`I, OF THE MISS AMERICA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, THE OFFICIAL HONORARY HOSTESS OF THE STATE OF HAWAI`I DURING HER TERM AS MISS HAWAI`I."

         
         

    2876

    SAT/TSM

    S.R. No. 16

    "DESIGNATING MISS HAWAI`I, OF THE MISS AMERICA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, THE OFFICIAL HONORARY HOSTESS OF THE STATE OF HAWAI`I DURING HER TERM AS MISS HAWAI`I."

         
  13. Deferred Matters - Referral
  14. HSE. COM. NO.

    Informing the Senate that on March 12, 2004, the following House Concurrent Resolution was Adopted in the House:

    REFERRAL

         

    290

    H.C.R. No. 41

    "REQUESTING A STUDY TO ASSESS THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING A PARK IN KAPOHO, HAWAII."(Study to Create Kapoho Park with Public Shoreline Access)

    WLA

         
         
  15. Referrals and Re-Referrals
  16. REFERRALS FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 2004

    S.C.R. NO.

    TITLE

    REFERRAL

         

    49

    URGING THE OFFERING OF CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION ON PAIN MANAGEMENT.

    (Continuing Medical Education; Pain Management)

    HTH

         

    50

    URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ENSURE FULL COMPLIANCE WITH THAT PORTION OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE RULES THAT CALLS FOR "APPROPRIATE INTERVENTION AND TREATMENT SERVICES" FOR STUDENTS EXCLUDED FROM SCHOOL DUE TO "POSSESSION OF A DANGEROUS WEAPON, SWITCHBLADE KNIFE, INTOXICATING LIQUOR, OR ILLICIT DRUGS".

    (DOE; Excluded Students; Administrative Rules; Appropriate Intervention and Treatment Services)

    EDU/JHW

         

    51

    REQUESTING OUR CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION'S SUPPORT FOR MEASURES TO RESTORE HEALTH CARE BENEFITS TO VETERANS.

    (Veterans' Health Care Benefits)

    TMG/HTH

         

    52

    URGING THE SUPPORT OF DEPLOYED HAWAII NATIONAL GUARD AND MILITARY RESERVISTS THROUGH ECONOMIC RELIEF MEASURES.

    (Hawaii National Guard; Military Reserve; Refunds on Deposits)

    TMG

         

    53

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON ELDERLY DRIVERS.

    (Elderly Drivers; DOT)

    TMG, JHW

         

    54

    REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE IMPACT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES' POLICY OF EXPEDITED PROCESSING OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED FROM PREGNANT WOMEN USING THE "MEDICAL ASSISTANCE APPLICATION FOR CHILDREN AND PREGNANT WOMEN ONLY" FORM ON EARLY ENTRY INTO PRENATAL CARE AND SUBSEQUENT BIRTH OUTCOMES.

    (Auditor; Department of Human Service; Expedited application process for pregnant women seeking health insurance coverage through Medicaid or QUEST.)

    HMS/HTH

         

    55

    URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO EXPEDITIOUSLY REBUILD A SCHOOL OF GLOBAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH.

    (University of Hawaii; School of Public Health.)

    EDU/HTH, WAM

         

    56

    URGING THE PRESIDENT AND CONGRESS TO REPEAL THE BAN AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT NEGOTIATING PRICE REDUCTIONS OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.

    (Repeal ban on negotiating the costs of prescription drugs.)

    CPH/HTH/TMG

         

    57

    REQUESTING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO SUPPORT AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION TO PROHIBIT JUDICIAL TAXATION.

    (Requesting a Constitutional amendment to prohibit judicial taxation.)

    JHW

         

    58

    REQUESTING A STUDY OF THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP TO DEVELOP A RAILROAD FROM WEST OAHU THROUGH CENTRAL OAHU TO THE NORTH SHORE OF OAHU.

    (Developing Visitor-oriented Railroad; Study of Feasibility)

    ECD/WLA, TMG

         

    59

    URGING THE RENAMING OF THE "CONCEPT CAR" DODGE KAHUNA.

    (Renaming of the concept Car Dodge Kahuna.)

    SAT/TMG, JHW

         

    60

    REQUESTING MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO INCLUDE WAIVERS OR MAKE CHANGES TO NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND AND PROVIDE SUFFICIENT FUNDING THAT WILL ALLOW HAWAII TO USE THE LAW AS AN OPPORTUNITY TO IMPROVE EDUCATION.

    (Request for waivers for No Child Left Behind)

    EDU, WAM

         

    61

    REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FISCAL AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S HAWAIIAN STUDIES PROGRAM.

    (Requiring the Auditor to conduct an audit of the Department of Education Hawaiian Studies Program kupuna component.)

    EDU/JHW, WAM

         

    62

    REQUESTING A REPORT FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION THAT SURVEYS EACH INDIVIDUAL CHARTER SCHOOL IN THE STATE OF HAWAII TO DETERMINE ITS FUNCTION, LOCATION, ENROLLMENT, STAFF SIZE, STUDENT SIZE, OPERATING AND MAINTENANCE COSTS, PHYSICAL CONDITION, CURRENT STATUS, AND PROJECTED FUTURE NEEDS.

    (DOE; Comprehensive Charter School Report Requested; Future Facility Needs)

    EDU, WAM

         

    63

    REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO EXPAND THE HAWAII CAPITAL SPECIAL DISTRICT TO ENCOURAGE THE MAXIMUM INVOLVEMENT AND SUPPORT OF ALL ORGANIZATIONS, PRIVATE AND PUBLIC, IN A COLLABORATIVE PROCESS WITH THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND ARTS TO PLAN FOR, SUSTAIN, AND PROMOTE CULTURE AND THE ARTS IN HAWAII.

    (Expanding the Hawaii Capital Special District)

    SAT/TMG

         

    64

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO WORK WITH COMMERCIAL TOUR OPERATORS AND FISHERMEN IN THE WAIANAE AREA TO FORMULATE A MANAGEMENT STRATEGY TO PROTECT THE HAWAIIAN SPINNER DOLPHIN POPULATION.

    (Management Plan by DNLR for Spinner Dolphins)

    WLA

         

    65

    URGING HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS TO REFUND OR REIMBURSE TUITION MONEY TO STUDENT MEMBERS OF THE HAWAII NATIONAL GUARD OR MILITARY RESERVES WHO ARE DEPLOYED DURING A SCHOOL SESSION.

    (Tuition refunds or reimbursement for Hawaii National Guard or military reserves college students who are deployed)

    EDU/TMG, WAM

         

    66

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO REVIEW AND REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON THE MEDICAL USE OF MARIJUANA.

    (Medical Marijuana Use; Department of Health Review)

    HTH/JHW

         

    67

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM AND THE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON ACTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN UNDERTAKEN WITH REGARD TO THE IDENTIFICATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF INDUSTRY CLUSTERS, THE DEVELOPMENT OF LABOR SUPPLY AND DEMAND MATRICES, AND THE EXPANSION OF THE EDUCATIONAL PIPELINE SUBSEQUENT TO THE ENACTMENT OF ACT 148, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2003.

    (DBEDT; WDC; Report on Actions Taken with Regard to Industry Clusters, Labor Demand Matrix, and Educational Pipelines)

    ECD, LBR

         

    68

    REQUESTING A PILOT PROGRAM TO SUPPORT THE EFFORTS OF THE HAWAII CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA IN PROMOTING HAWAII AND ITS PRODUCTS.

    (Hawaii Chamber of Commerce of Northern California; Pilot Program)

    ECD/TSM, WAM

         

    69

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND BOARD OF EDUCATION TO MAKE PHYSICAL EDUCATION MANDATORY IN ALL GRADE LEVELS AND INTEGRATE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY INTO THE CLASSES OF ALL SUBJECT MATTER.

    (DOE; Physical Education/Activity)

    EDU/HTH

         

    70

    RECOGNIZING 2004 AS THE YEAR OF POLIO AWARENESS IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.

    (Polio Awareness)

    HTH/HMS

         

    71

    REQUESTING A STUDY OF GAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER YOUTH OF HAWAII.

    (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth; Study)

    EDU/JHW

         

    72

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC GUARDIAN, AND ALL PROVIDERS OF LONG-TERM CARE SERVICES TO CONSIDER TRANSFER TRAUMA BEFORE RELOCATING FACILITY RESIDENTS AND TAKE NECESSARY STEPS TO MITIGATE THE POSSIBLE IMPACT ON THE HEALTH, SAFETY, AND WELFARE OF FACILITY RESIDENTS.

    (Adult Residential Care Homes; Transfer Trauma)

    HTH/HMS, JHW

         

    73

    REQUESTING THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE, CONSUMER PROTECTION, AND HOUSING AND THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION AND COMMERCE TO CONVENE JOINT INFORMATIONAL BRIEFINGS TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE SALE OF VERIZON HAWAII, INC., IS IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST, AND THE FEASIBILITY OF THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION ACQUIRING VERIZON HAWAII, INC., AND OPERATING IT AS A COOPERATIVE VENTURE.

    (Verizon Hawaii; Senate and House Joint Information Briefing)

    CPH/ECD

         

    S.R. NO.

    TITLE

    REFERRAL

         

    23

    URGING THE SUPPORT OF DEPLOYED HAWAII NATIONAL GUARD AND MILITARY RESERVISTS THROUGH ECONOMIC RELIEF MEASURES.

    (Hawaii National Guard; Military Reserve; Refunds on Deposits)

    TMG

         

    24

    URGING THE PRESIDENT AND CONGRESS TO REPEAL THE BAN AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT NEGOTIATING PRICE REDUCTIONS OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.

    (Repeal ban on negotiating the costs of prescription drugs.)

    CPH/HTH/TMG

         

    25

    REQUESTING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO SUPPORT AN AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION TO PROHIBIT JUDICIAL TAXATION.

    (Resolution for amending the United States Constitution to prohibit judicial taxation.)

    JHW

         

    26

    REQUESTING A STUDY OF THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP TO DEVELOP A RAILROAD FROM WEST OAHU THROUGH CENTRAL OAHU TO THE NORTH SHORE OF OAHU.

    (Developing Visitor-oriented Railroad; Study of Feasibility)

    ECD/WLA, TMG

         

    27

    URGING THE RENAMING OF THE "CONCEPT CAR" DODGE KAHUNA.

    (Renaming of the concept Car Dodge Kahuna.)

    SAT/TMG, JHW

         

    28

    REQUESTING MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO INCLUDE WAIVERS OR MAKE CHANGES TO NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND AND PROVIDE SUFFICIENT FUNDING THAT WILL ALLOW HAWAII TO USE THE LAW AS AN OPPORTUNITY TO IMPROVE EDUCATION.

    (Request for waivers for No Child Left Behind)

    EDU, WAM

         

    29

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO WORK WITH COMMERCIAL TOUR OPERATORS AND FISHERMEN IN THE WAIANAE AREA TO FORMULATE A MANAGEMENT STRATEGY TO PROTECT THE HAWAIIAN SPINNER DOLPHIN POPULATION.

    (Management Plan by DNLR for Spinner Dolphins)

    WLA

         

    30

    URGING HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS TO REFUND OR REIMBURSE TUITION MONEY TO STUDENT MEMBERS OF THE HAWAII NATIONAL GUARD OR MILITARY RESERVES WHO ARE DEPLOYED DURING A SCHOOL SESSION.

    (Tuition refunds or reimbursement for Hawaii National Guard or military reserves college students who are deployed)

    EDU/TMG, WAM

         

    31

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM AND THE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON ACTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN UNDERTAKEN WITH REGARD TO THE IDENTIFICATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF INDUSTRY CLUSTERS, THE DEVELOPMENT OF LABOR SUPPLY AND DEMAND MATRICES, AND THE EXPANSION OF THE EDUCATIONAL PIPELINE SUBSEQUENT TO THE ENACTMENT OF ACT 148, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2003.

    (DBEDT; WDC; Report on Actions Taken with Regard to Industry Clusters, Labor Demand Matrix, and Educational Pipelines)

    ECD, LBR

         

    32

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO REVIEW AND REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON THE MEDICAL USE OF MARIJUANA.

    (Medical Marijuana Use; Department of Health Review)

    HTH/JHW

         

    33

    REQUESTING THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE, CONSUMER PROTECTION, AND HOUSING AND THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION AND COMMERCE TO CONVENE JOINT INFORMATIONAL BRIEFINGS TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE SALE OF VERIZON HAWAII, INC., IS IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST, AND THE FEASIBILITY OF THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION ACQUIRING VERIZON HAWAII, INC., AND OPERATING IT AS A COOPERATIVE VENTURE.

    (Verizon Hawaii; Senate and House Joint Information Briefing)

    CPH/ECD

         
         

    RE-REFERRALS FOR TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 2004

         

    H.B. NO.

    TITLE

    RE-REFERRAL

         

    2662, H.D. 1

    RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

    (Economic development; military communities) (TMG, WAM)

    TMG/ECD, WAM

         

    2873, H.D. 2

    RELATING TO HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNTS.

    (Health Savings Accounts) (HTH/CPH, WAM)

    HTH/CPH/LBR, WAM

         
         
  17. Miscellaneous Communications: None
  18. Miscellaneous Business
  19. Announcements
  20.  

    Committee Hearing Schedule:

    COMMITTEE

    DATE

    TIME

    ROOM

    ECD

    Decision Making

    Tuesday, 03/23

    1:15PM

    229

    ECD / SAT

    SAT

    ECD

    Hearing

    Tuesday, 03/23

    1:15PM

    229

    ECD / TMG

    ECD / CPH

    HTH / HMS

    Decision Making

    Tuesday, 03/23

    2:30PM

    016

    HTH

    Decision Making

    Tuesday, 03/23

    2:30PM

    016

    HTH/CPH

    Hearing

    HTH

    HMS

    Decision Making

    Tuesday, 03/23

    2:45PM

    016

    ENE

    Decision Making

    Tuesday, 03/23

    2:45PM

    224

    ENE

    Hearing

    CPH

    Decision Making

    Wednesday, 03/24

    9:00AM

    016

    JHW

    Hearing JC

    Wednesday, 03/24

    9:00AM

    229

    WAM

    Informational Briefing

    Wednesday, 03/24

    9:00AM

    211

     

  21. Adjournment