THE SENATE

OF THE

TWENTY-THIRD LEGISLATURE

STATE OF HAWAII

REGULAR SESSION OF 2005

 

TWENTY-FIFTH DAY

March 4, 2005-Friday-11:30 O'CLOCK A.M.

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

Invocation by Senator Paul Whalen

Roll Call

Approval of the Journal

Introductions

  1. Messages from the Governor: No(s). 385
  2. G.M. NO.

    TITLE

    REFERRAL

         

    385

    Dated February 11, 2005, transmitting a Report on Dividing the Hawaii State Department of Public Safety into the Department of Corrections and the Department of Law Enforcement, prepared by the Department of Public Safety pursuant to Act 83, SLH 2003.

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  3. Departmental Communications: No(s). 33
  4. D.C. NO.

    TITLE

    REFERRAL

         

    33

    From the State Auditor dated March 2, 2005, transmitting its 2004 Annual Report.

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  5. House Communications: No(s). 24-81
  6.  

    Informing the Senate that on March 3, 2005, the following House Bill(s) passed Third Reading in the House:

    REFERRAL

         

    24

    H.B. No. 31, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS."(Prescription Drug Prices; Manufacturer Disclosure)

     
         

    25

    H.B. No. 32, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO PRESCRIPTION DRUG COST CONTAINMENT AND AFFORDABLE ACCESS."(Prescription Drug Cost Containment; Disclosure of Gifts)

     
         

    26

    H.B. No. 78, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO NUMBER PLATES."(Fraudulent number plates)

     
         

    27

    H.B. No. 88, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO CELLULAR PHONES."(Cellular Phones; Motor Vehicles)

     
         

    28

    H.B. No. 115, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO MILITARY AFFAIRS."(Appropriation; Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery)

     
         

    29

    H.B. No. 119, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO ELECTIONS."(Elections; Nomination Papers; Social Security Number)

     
         

    30

    H.B. No. 222

    "MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE PRESCHOOLS OPEN DOORS PROGRAM."(Preschools Open Doors Program; Appropriation)

     
         

    31

    H.B. No. 250

    "MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS."(Collective Bargaining; Unit 1)

     
         

    32

    H.B. No. 251

    "MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS."(Collective Bargaining; Unit 2)

     
         

    33

    H.B. No. 252

    "MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS."(Collective Bargaining; Unit 3)

     
         

    34

    H.B. No. 253

    "MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS."(Collective Bargaining; Unit 4)

     
         

    35

    H.B. No. 254

    "MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS."(Collective Bargaining; Unit 5)

     
         

    36

    H.B. No. 255

    "MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS."(Collective Bargaining; Unit 6)

     
         

    37

    H.B. No. 256

    "MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS."(Collective Bargaining; Unit 7)

     
         

    38

    H.B. No. 257

    "MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS."(Collective Bargaining; Unit 8)

     
         

    39

    H.B. No. 258

    "MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS."(Collective Bargaining; Unit 9)

     
         

    40

    H.B. No. 259

    "MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS."(Collective Bargaining; Unit 10)

     
         

    41

    H.B. No. 260

    "MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS."(Collective Bargaining; Unit 11)

     
         

    42

    H.B. No. 261

    "MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS."(Collective Bargaining; Unit 12)

     
         

    43

    H.B. No. 262

    "MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS."(Collective Bargaining; Unit 13)

     
         

    44

    H.B. No. 263

    "MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR SALARY INCREASES FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES."(HGEA Salary Increases; Appropriation)

     
         

    45

    H.B. No. 291, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON PESTICIDES."(Agriculture; Pesticides)

     
         

    46

    H.B. No. 320, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS."(Ethics; Financial Disclosure Statement)

     
         

    47

    H.B. No. 325

    "RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES."(Family Leave; Temporary Disability Insurance Sick Leave)

     
         

    48

    H.B. No. 328

    "MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE PURCHASE OF DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS OF AGRICULTURAL LANDS IN WAHIAWA."(Kukaniloko Birthing Stones; Appropriation)

     
         

    49

    H.B. No. 332, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO FROZEN FOOD PRODUCTS."(Frozen Foods)

     
         

    50

    H.B. No. 410, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO ENERGY."(Tax Credit; Private Conversion of Fuel Storage Terminals; Ethanol)

     
         

    51

    H.B. No. 438, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO TRAFFIC OFFENSES."(Traffic Offenses)

     
         

    52

    H.B. No. 441, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO TEACHER LICENSING AND CREDENTIALING STANDARDS."(Teacher Licensing and Credentials; Native Hawaiians)

     
         

    53

    H.B. No. 461, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO ELECTION HEARINGS."(Election Hearings)

     
         

    54

    H.B. No. 491

    "RELATING TO MAKENA STATE BEACH PARK."(Makena State Beach Park; Lifeguards)

     
         

    55

    H.B. No. 588, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO EXPUNGEMENTS. "(Expungements)

     
         

    56

    H.B. No. 632

    "RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM."(Employees' Retirement System)

     
         

    57

    H.B. No. 792, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO INTERNATIONAL TRADE."(Export Clearances; Marketing Plan and Guidelines)

     
         

    58

    H.B. No. 841

    "RELATING TO EDUCATION."(School-to-Work Executive Council)

     
         

    59

    H.B. No. 844, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO EDUCATION."(Education; Principals Authority; School Community Council)

     
         

    60

    H.B. No. 864

    "RELATING TO COUNTIES."(Outdoor Advertising; Billboards; Regulation by Counties)

     
         

    61

    H.B. No. 894

    "RELATING TO ELECTIONS."(Elections; Precinct Chair)

     
         

    62

    H.B. No. 906, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE PROCEEDINGS ON THE INTERNET."(Appropriation; Legislative Proceedings; Webcast)

     
         

    63

    H.B. No. 1076, H.D. 1

    "MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR SAFETY AND SECURITY IMPROVEMENTS FOR UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII CAMPUSES."(University of Hawaii; Public Safety; Security; Appropriation)

     
         

    64

    H.B. No. 1280, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO FLOOD CONTROL."(Flood Control; Appropriation)

     
         

    65

    H.B. No. 1293, H.D. 1

    "MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR A GRANT-IN-AID TO THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO CLEAN THE SALT LAKE WATERWAY."(Salt Lake Waterway; Grant-In-Aid to City and County of Honolulu)

     
         

    66

    H.B. No. 1305, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO EQUAL PAY."(Equal Pay)

     
         

    67

    H.B. No. 1306, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES."(Employment Discrimination; collective bargaining)

     
         

    68

    H.B. No. 1433

    "MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE COMMISSION ON WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT."(Appropriation of funds for the Commission on Water Resource Management)

     
         

    69

    H.B. No. 1453, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO ANIMALS."(Probate Code; Pet Trusts)

     
         

    70

    H.B. No. 1472

    "RELATING TO TRAFFIC."(Pali Highway; Contraflow Study)

     
         

    71

    H.B. No. 1594

    "MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS."(Collective Bargaining; Unit 1; Cost Items)

     
         

    72

    H.B. No. 1595

    "MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS."(Appropriation; Collective Bargaining Cost Items; Unit (5))

     
         

    73

    H.B. No. 1596

    "MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS."(Cost Items; Collective Bargaining Unit (7))

     
         

    74

    H.B. No. 1597

    "MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS."(Collective Bargaining; Unit 9)

     
         

    75

    H.B. No. 1598

    "MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS."(Collective Bargaining; Cost Items; Unit 10)

     
         

    76

    H.B. No. 1599

    "MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS."(Cost Items; Bargaining Units (2), (3), (4), (6), (8), and (13))

     
         

    77

    H.B. No. 1688, H.D. 1

    "MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES."(UH College of Tropical Agriculture & Human Resources)

     
         

    78

    H.B. No. 1712, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO ELECTIONS."(Elections)

     
         

    79

    H.B. No. 1728, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO EDUCATION."(Education; Class Size Reduction; Appropriation)

     
         

    80

    H.B. No. 1749, H.D. 2

    "RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES."(Decriminalization of Non-serious Offenses)

     
         

    81

    H.B. No. 1758, H.D. 1

    "RELATING TO UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS."(Unemployment Benefits; Social Security Pension Payments)

     
         
         
  7. Senate Communications: None
  8. Judiciary Communications: None
  9. Introduction of Measures
  10. Standing Committee Reports: No(s). 685-744
  11. 685

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (WAM)

    S.B. No. 1749, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE BUDGET."

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

         
         

    686

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (WAM)

    S.B. No. 1870, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX."

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

         
         

    687

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (WAM)

    S.B. No. 1745, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO RELIEF FOR MANOA FLOOD VICTIMS."

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

         
         

    688

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (WAM)

    S.B. No. 631, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE BUDGET."

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

         
         

    689

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (MAT/CPH)

    S.B. No. 978

    "RELATING TO THE LEGISLATIVE BROADCAST PROGRAM."

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

         
         

    690

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (CPH)

    S.B. No. 1348, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO CONDOMINIUM PROPERTY REGIMES."

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

         
         

    691

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (CPH)

    S.B. No. 80

    "RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    692

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (TGO/WAM)

    S.B. No. 668, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO SMALL BUSINESS."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    693

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 121

    "RELATING TO BREWPUB LICENSES."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    694

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 743, S.D. 2

    "RELATING TO THE UNIFORM SECURITIES ACT."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    695

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 1135

    "RELATING TO INTEREST AND USURY."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    696

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 1256

    "PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE X, SECTION 6, OF THE HAWAII CONSTITUTION TO MODIFY THE APPOINTMENT PROCESS FOR THE BOARD OF REGENTS."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    697

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 1257, S.D. 2

    "RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    698

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 40, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO CAREGIVER CONSENT."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    699

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 45, S.D. 2

    "RELATING TO YOUTH CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    700

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 675

    "RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    701

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 826

    "RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    702

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 1210

    "RELATING TO FAMILY CHILD CARE."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    703

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 1298

    "RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    704

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 1476, S.D. 2

    "RELATING TO FIREWORKS."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    705

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 1548, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO COUNTY ETHICS COMMISSIONS."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    706

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 427, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    707

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 428, S.D. 2

    "RELATING TO DRIVER LICENSING."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    708

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 706, S.D. 2

    "RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR VIOLATIONS INVOLVING MINORS."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    709

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 1588, S.D. 2

    "RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL THEFT."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    710

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (WAM)

    S.B. No. 1410, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO TAXATION."

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

         
         

    711

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (WAM)

    S.B. No. 1748, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO STATE FUNDS."

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

         
         

    712

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (EIA)

    S.B. No. 15, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO WATER."

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

         
         

    713

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (WLA/CPH)

    S.B. No. 1015, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO LAND USE."

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

         
         

    714

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (WLA)

    S.B. No. 1301, S.D. 2

    "RELATING TO OCEAN RECREATION."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    715

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (WLA)

    S.B. No. 1473, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO WAIMANO RIDGE."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    716

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (CPH)

    S.B. No. 1349, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO CONDOMINIUM PROPERTY REGIMES."

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

         
         

    717

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (CPH)

    S.B. No. 693, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO CHARITABLE GIFT ANNUITIES."

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

         
         

    718

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (CPH)

    S.B. No. 74, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    719

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (CPH)

    S.B. No. 76, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    720

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (CPH)

    S.B. No. 1624, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO PUBLIC ASSISTANCE."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    721

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 829, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES."

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

         
         

    722

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (TGO)

    S.B. No. 1362, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO ABANDONED VEHICLES."

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

         
         

    723

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (CPH)

    S.B. No. 602, S.D. 2

    "RELATING TO PAWNBROKERS AND SECONDHAND DEALERS."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    724

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (CPH)

    S.B. No. 971, S.D. 2

    "RELATING TO TIME SHARE."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    725

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 962, S.D. 2

    "RELATING TO PREVAILING WAGES."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    726

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 535, S.D. 2

    "RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    727

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 744, S.D. 2

    "RELATING TO BUSINESS REGISTRATION."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    728

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 781

    "RELATING TO ENFORCEMENT OF QUARANTINE."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    729

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 1893

    "RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    730

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (HMS)

    S.B. No. 691

    "RELATING TO MISSING CHILD CENTER-HAWAII."

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

         
         

    731

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (HMS/EDM)

    S.B. No. 1018, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES."

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

         
         

    732

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (WAM)

    S.B. No. 97, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO STANDARD DEDUCTION AMOUNT."

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

         
         

    733

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (WAM)

    S.B. No. 1415, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO EARNED INCOME TAX CREDITS."

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

         
         

    734

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (WAM)

    S.B. No. 1740, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO ADJUSTING THE INCOME TAX BRACKETS."

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

         
         

    735

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (WAM)

    S.B. No. 1756, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO STATE FUNDS."

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

         
         

    736

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (CPH)

    S.B. No. 60, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO CEMETERY AND FUNERAL TRUSTS."

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

         
         

    737

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (CPH)

    S.B. No. 120, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY."

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

         
         

    738

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (CPH)

    S.B. No. 1137, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS."

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

         
         

    739

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (CPH)

    S.B. No. 77, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    740

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 779, S.D. 1

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

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

         
         

    741

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW)

    S.B. No. 780

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

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

         
         

    742

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW/WAM)

    S.B. No. 255, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    743

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW/WAM)

    S.B. No. 264, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO COURTS."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         

    744

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

    (JHW/WAM)

    S.B. No. 1547, S.D. 2

    "RELATING TO STATE GOVERNMENT."

    (Recommends passage on Third Reading)

         
         
         

    ORDER OF THE DAY

  12. Deferred Matters Third Reading
  13. (See Stand. Com. Rep. No. 616)

    S.B. No. 117

    "RELATING TO HOUSING." - (CPH)

    (Housing and Community Development Corporation of Hawaii)

       
       

    (See Stand. Com. Rep. No. 617)

    S.B. No. 797, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF HAWAII." - (CPH)

    (HCDCH; Housekeeping Amendments)

       
       

    (See Stand. Com. Rep. No. 618)

    S.B. No. 760, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE." - (CPH/HTH)

    (Managed Care Plans; Reserves; Rate Increase)

       
       

    (See Stand. Com. Rep. No. 621)

    S.B. No. 956, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL INSPECTIONS." - (WLA/EIA)

    (Agricultural Inspections; Identification of Articles on Bill of Lading)

       
       
       
  14. Advise and Consent
  15. 639

    EIA

    G.M. No. 169

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Environmental Council, Gubernatorial Nominee, DENISE E. ANTOLINI, for a term to expire 06-30-2008."

         
         

    639

    EIA

    G.M. No. 170

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Environmental Council, Gubernatorial Nominee, ROBERT A. KING, for a term to expire 06-30-2008."

         
         

    639

    EIA

    G.M. No. 171

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Environmental Council, Gubernatorial Nominee, EILEEN O'HORA-WEIR, for a term to expire 06-30-2008."

         
         

    639

    EIA

    G.M. No. 172

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Environmental Council, Gubernatorial Nominee, ORLAN L. PETERSON JR., for a term to expire 06-30-2008."

         
         

    641

    HMS

    G.M. No. 256

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Rehabilitation Council, Gubernatorial Nominee, DEBRA T. FARMER, for a term to expire 06-30-2006."

         
         

    641

    HMS

    G.M. No. 257

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Rehabilitation Council, Gubernatorial Nominee, GERALDINE M. FERGE, for a term to expire 06-30-2007."

         
         

    641

    HMS

    G.M. No. 258

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Rehabilitation Council, Gubernatorial Nominee, LARRY GELLER, for a term to expire 06-30-2007."

         
         

    641

    HMS

    G.M. No. 259

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Rehabilitation Council, Gubernatorial Nominee, PRISCILLA B. HAVRE M.Ed. CRC, for a term to expire 06-30-2007."

         
         

    641

    HMS

    G.M. No. 260

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Rehabilitation Council, Gubernatorial Nominee, KATIE KEIM, for a term to expire 06-30-2007."

         
         

    641

    HMS

    G.M. No. 261

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Rehabilitation Council, Gubernatorial Nominee, GAIL LERCH, for a term to expire 06-30-2007."

         
         

    641

    HMS

    G.M. No. 262

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Rehabilitation Council, Gubernatorial Nominee, JULIE K. SMITH, for a term to expire 06-30-2007."

         
         

    641

    HMS

    G.M. No. 264

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Rehabilitation Council, Gubernatorial Nominee, VIRGINIA G. TOMPKINS, for a term to expire 06-30-2007."

         
         

    676

    MAT

    G.M. No. 198

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the King Kamehameha Celebration Commission, Gubernatorial Nominee, CECILIA K. AKIM, for a term to expire 06-30-2008."

         
         

    676

    MAT

    G.M. No. 199

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the King Kamehameha Celebration Commission, Gubernatorial Nominee, PONI ELLIOT KAMAUU, for a term to expire 06-30-2008."

         
         

    676

    MAT

    G.M. No. 200

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the King Kamehameha Celebration Commission, Gubernatorial Nominee, CASINA K. WATERMAN, for a term to expire 06-30-2008."

         
         

    677

    MAT

    G.M. No. 229

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Directors of the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawai`i Authority, Gubernatorial Nominee, RICHARD HENDERSON, for a term to expire 06-30-2008."

         
         

    678

    MAT

    G.M. No. 273

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Directors of the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation, EDWARD H. W. YOUNG, Gubernatorial Nominee, for a term to expire 06-30-2007."

         
         

    679

    MAT

    G.M. No. 190

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawai`i Historic Places Review Board, Gubernatorial Nominee, DAWN DUENSING, for a term to expire 06-30-2008."

         
         

    679

    MAT

    G.M. No. 191

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawai`i Historic Places Review Board, Gubernatorial Nominee, VICTORIA N. KNEUBUHL, for a term to expire 06-30-2006."

         
         

    679

    MAT

    G.M. No. 192

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawai`i Historic Places Review Board, Gubernatorial Nominee, MICHIKO KODAMA-NISHIMOTO, for a term to expire 06-30-2008."

         
         

    679

    MAT

    G.M. No. 193

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawai`i Historic Places Review Board, Gubernatorial Nominee, PETER R. MILLS, for a term to expire 06-30-2008."

         
         

    680

    MAT

    G.M. No. 146

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Commission, Gubernatorial Nominee, GEORJA SKINNER, for a term to expire 06-30-2008."

         
         

    681

    HMS

    G.M. No. 196

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Statewide Council on Independent Living, Gubernatorial Nominee, WAYNETTE K.Y. CABRAL, for a term to expire 06-30-2007."

         
         

    681

    HMS

    G.M. No. 197

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Statewide Council on Independent Living, Gubernatorial Nominee, PINA LEMUSU, for a term to expire 06-30-2007."

         
         
         

     

     

  16. Adopt Resolutions
  17. 683

    HTH

    S.C.R. No. 20

    "DESIGNATING THE MONTH OF JANUARY AS CERVICAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH."

         
         

    684

    HTH

    S.C.R. No. 7

    "REQUESTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A STATEWIDE STRATEGIC PLAN TO PROMOTE OBESITY PREVENTION AND HEALTHY LIFESTYLES."

         
         
         
  18. Deferred Matters Referral
  19. HSE. COM. NO.

     

    REFERRAL

         

    22

    H.B. No. 79

    "RELATING TO SPECIAL NUMBER PLATES."(Special number license plates)

    TGO/IGA

         

    23

    H.B. No. 624

    "MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES."(Collective Bargaining Items; Public Employees)

    LBR, WAM

         
         

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  20. Referrals
  21. REFERRALS FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2005

    S.C.R. NO.

    TITLE

    REFERRAL

         

    46

    RECOGNIZING THE FLAG OF THE FORMER REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM AS A HERITAGE AND FREEDOM FLAG OF THE VIETNAMESE-AMERICAN COMMUNITY OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.

    (Flag of Former Republic of Vietnam as Heritage & Freedom Flag)

    EIA/MAT

         

    47

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON HOW PUBLIC SCHOOL ENROLLMENT PROJECTIONS ARE DETERMINED.

    (Requests the DOE to conduct a study on how enrollment projections are determined and to provide recommendations and a plan on how to improve the process.)

    EDM, WAM

         

    48

    REQUESTING THE OAHU METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF AN ALTERNATE ROUTE OF INGRESS TO AND EGRESS FROM MILILANI MAUKA.

    (Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization; Mililani Mauka)

    TGO

         

    49

    REQUESTING A TASK FORCE ON ENFORCEMENT OF THE ELECTRICIAN AND PLUMBER LICENSING LAWS.

    (Electrician and Plumber Licensing; Enforcement; Task Force)

    CPH

         

    50

    REQUESTING A REVIEW OF METHODOLOGIES USED FOR CONTROLLING NON-NATIVE GAME ANIMALS IN HAWAII'S FOREST AREAS.

    (DLNR; Hawaii Forests; Non-Native Animal Control)

    WLA/HRE/IGA

         

    51

    REQUESTING A REVIEW AND ANALYSIS OF THE ISSUES SURROUNDING THE SHORELINE CERTIFICATION PROCESS FOR THE PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING SHORELINE SETBACKS.

    (DLNR; Shoreline Certifications; Review.)

    WLA/BED/HRE

         

    52

    REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT OF THE OFFICE OF ELECTIONS THAT FOCUSES ON THE OPERATION AND PERFORMANCE OF THE ELECTIONS OF 2004.

    (Auditor; Office of Elections; 2004 Elections)

    JHW, WAM

         

    53

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

    (Hawaiian Studies Program)

    EDM/JHW, WAM

         

    54

    RELATING TO THE REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS PROTECTION COMMITTEE.

    (Reproductive Rights Protection Committee)

    HTH/JHW

         

    55

    REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE ADVISABILITY OF CONVENING A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION IN 2007.

    (Constitutional Convention; LRB Study )

    JHW

         

    56

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE DISTANCE LEARNING EDUCATIONAL SERVICES.

    (Distance learning education; Prisons)

    EDM/JHW

         

    57

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH SOBRIETY SCHOOLS, ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLS, OR DROPOUT CENTERS FOR ADOLESCENTS WHO SUFFER FROM SUBSTANCE ABUSE.

    (Sobriety Schools, Alternative Schools, or Dropout Centers)

    EDM/HMS, WAM

         

    58

    REQUESTING A STUDY OF THE FEASIBILITY OF ONE CHANCELLOR FOR ALL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII'S COMMUNITY COLLEGES INSTEAD OF THE CURRENT SYSTEM OF ONE CHANCELLOR FOR EACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE.

    (UH; Study; Community Colleges Chancellors. )

    HRE, WAM

         

    59

    URGING MEDICAID TO DEVELOP MORE FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTERS STATEWIDE.

    (URGES MEDICAID TO DEVELOP MORE FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTERS STATEWIDE)

    HTH/HMS, WAM

         

    60

    REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO STUDY LAWS THAT FACILITATE OR DETRACT FROM EFFECTIVE WORK-FAMILY POLICY.

    (LRB Study; Work-Family Policy)

    HMS/LBR

         

    61

    REQUESTING THE COUNCILS OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, AND THE COUNTIES OF MAUI, KAUAI, AND HAWAII TO STUDY AND IMPLEMENT A TRAINING REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM FOR POLICE OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS WHO TERMINATE EMPLOYMENT WITH THE CITY OR COUNTY.

    (Reimbursement of Training Costs; Police Officers and Fire Fighters)

    LBR/JHW/IGA

         

    62

    REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO SUPPORT AND DEVELOP PARTNERSHIPS WITH COMMUNITY-ORIENTED AGENCIES, ORGANIZATIONS, AND STUDENTS OF THE ISLAND OF HAWAII TO PROMOTE ACTIVITIES THAT ENCOURAGE POSITIVE YOUTH OUTCOMES.

    (Positive youth outcomes)

    EDM/HMS/IGA

         

    63

    DESIGNATING THE MONTH OF MAY AS MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH.

    (Mental Health Awareness Month)

    HTH/HMS

         

    64

    REQUESTING THE LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION TO REMOVE THE RESTRICTIONS ON ACCESS TO PUBLIC LEGAL SERVICES FOR CITIZENS OF THE FREELY ASSOCIATED STATES RESIDING IN THE STATE OF HAWAII AND OTHER AFFECTED JURISDICTIONS AND REQUESTING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO INTRODUCE LEGISLATION IN CONGRESS CALLING FOR THE INCLUSION OF THE PROVISION OF LEGAL SERVICES TO CITIZENS OF THE FREELY ASSOCIATED STATES RESIDING IN THE STATE OF HAWAII AND OTHER AFFECTED JURISDICTIONS UNDER THE COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION, AND ANY SUBSEQUENTLY RENEGOTIATED COMPACT.

    (Compact of Free Association; Legal Services Corporation Services; Legal Services for Freely Associated States Citizens)

    JHW/EIA

         

    S.R. NO.

    TITLE

    REFERRAL

         

    23

    REQUESTING THE OAHU METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF AN ALTERNATE ROUTE OF INGRESS TO AND EGRESS FROM MILILANI MAUKA.

    (Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization; Mililani Mauka)

    TGO

         

    24

    REQUESTING A TASK FORCE ON ENFORCEMENT OF THE ELECTRICIAN AND PLUMBER LICENSING LAWS.

    (Electrician and Plumber Licensing; Enforcement; Task Force)

    CPH

         

    25

    COMMEMORATING THE CENTENNIAL OF MAUI COUNTY.

    (Centennial; Maui County)

    MAT

         

    26

    REQUESTING A REVIEW OF METHODOLOGIES USED FOR CONTROLLING NON-NATIVE GAME ANIMALS IN HAWAII'S FOREST AREAS.

    (DLNR; Hawaii Forests; Non-Native Animal Control)

    WLA/HRE/IGA

         

    27

    REQUESTING A REVIEW AND ANALYSIS OF THE ISSUES SURROUNDING THE SHORELINE CERTIFICATION PROCESS FOR THE PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING SHORELINE SETBACKS.

    (DLNR; Shoreline Certifications; Review.)

    WLA/BED/HRE

         

    28

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

    (Hawaiian Studies Program)

    EDM/JHW, WAM

         

    29

    URGING MEDICAID TO DEVELOP MORE FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTERS STATEWIDE.

    (URGES MEDICAID TO DEVELOP MORE FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTERS STATEWIDE)

    HTH/HMS, WAM

         
         
  22. Miscellaneous Communications: None
  23. Miscellaneous Business
  24.  

     

     

  25. Announcements
  26. Committee Hearing Schedule:

    COMMITTEE

    DATE & TIME

    ROOM

    WAM

    3/4/2005 9:30 AM

    211

    CPH

    3/4/2005 11:00 AM

    016

    HTH

    3/4/2005 2:45 PM

    016

    WAM

    3/9/2005 9:30 AM

    211

    TGO

    3/9/2005 1:15 PM

    224

    TGO

    3/9/2005 1:30 PM

    224

    JHW

    3/11/2005 9:00 AM

    229

    EDM/HTH

    3/11/2005 2:00 PM

    225

    HTH

    3/11/2005 2:45 PM

    016

    JHW

    3/14/2005 9:00 AM

    229

    TGO

    3/14/2005 1:15 PM

    224

    JHW

    3/15/2005 9:00 AM

    229

    WLA

    3/16/2005 2:45 PM

    212

  27. Adjournment