THE SENATE

OF THE

TWENTY-THIRD LEGISLATURE

STATE OF HAWAII

REGULAR SESSION OF 2005

 

TWENTY-NINTH DAY

March 14, 2005-Monday-11:30 O'CLOCK A.M.

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

Invocation by Senator J. Kalani English

Roll Call

Approval of the Journal

Introductions

  1. Messages from the Governor: No(s). 417-422
  2. G.M. NO.

    TITLE

    REFERRAL

         

    417

    Letter dated March 7, 2005, notifying the Senate that she has approved the increase of expenditure levels and expenditure of non-appropriated federal funds for the Department of Transportation in the increased amount of $2,300,000.

    FILE

         

    418

    Letter dated March 7, 2005, notifying the Senate that she has approved the expenditure of federal funds in excess of levels authorized by the Legislature for the Department of the Attorney General in the grant amount of $1,569,980 that will be expended in FY 05 through FY 09.

    FILE

         

    419

    Letter dated March 7, 2005, notifying the Senate that she has approved the expenditure of federal funds in excess of levels authorized by the Legislature for the High Technology Development Corporation in the Department of Business and Economic Development and Tourism in the increased amount of $75,000.

    FILE

         

    420

    Letter dated March 10, 2005, notifying the Senate that she has approved the expenditure of federal funds in excess of levels authorized by the Legislature for the Department of Land and Natural Resources in the increased amount of $150,000.

    FILE

         

    421

    Letter dated March 11 2005, notifying the Senate that she has approved the expenditure of federal funds in excess of levels authorized by the Legislature for the Department of Health in the increased amount of $1,336,363 for the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency grant.

    FILE

         

    422

    Letter dated March 11, 2005, notifying the Senate that she has approved a request for the expenditure of federal funds in excess of levels authorized by the Legislature for the Department of Public Safety in the amount of $84, 021.

    FILE

         
         
  3. Departmental Communications: None
  4. House Communications: None
  5. Senate Communications: None
  6. Judiciary Communications: None
  7. Introduction of Measures
  8.  

  9. Standing Committee Reports: No(s). 1011-1018
  10. 1011

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 208

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Hawai`i Service Area Board, Gubernatorial Nominee, ALEX B. WALTER PhD, for a term to expire 06-30-2008."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    1012

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 209

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Kaua`i Service Area Board, Gubernatorial Nominee, ROY A. ASHER, for a term to expire 06-30-2007."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    1012

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 210

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Kaua`i Service Area Board, Gubernatorial Nominee, CANDACE M. SANDAL, for a term to expire 06-30-2008."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    1012

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 211

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Kaua`i Service Area Board, Gubernatorial Nominee, BRENDA K. VIADO, for a term to expire 06-30-2006."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    1013

    (HMS/IGA)

    S.C.R. No. 21

    "URGING FEDERAL HOUSING ASSISTANCE FOR GRANDPARENT-HEADED AND RELATIVE-HEADED HOUSEHOLDS."

    (Recommends referral to CPH)

         
         

    1014

    (HMS/IGA)

    S.C.R. No. 23, S.D. 1

    "REQUESTING THE COUNTIES, FAMILY COURTS, GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS, LED BY THE OFFICE OF YOUTH SERVICES, TO COLLABORATE ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ACTION PLAN THAT ASSESSES THE NEEDS OF AT-RISK YOUTH, IDENTIFIES PROGRAMS, SERVICES, AND STRATEGIES TO ADDRESS THEIR NEEDS, AND PROVIDES SAFE ALTERNATIVES TO INCARCERATION FOR YOUTH ON EACH ISLAND." (AMENDED TITLE)

    (Recommends referral to JHW)

         
         

    1015

    (HMS/IGA)

    S.C.R. No. 31

    "URGING COUNTIES TO MAKE A CONCERTED EFFORT TO DEVELOP A SENIOR TAX WORK-OFF PROGRAM TO HELP PAY REAL PROPERTY TAXES."

    (Recommends referral to WAM)

         
         

    1016

    (One Day Notice)

    (JHW)

    G.M. No. 376

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Circuit Court of the First Circuit (Twelfth Division), State of Hawaii, Gubernatorial Nominee, RANDAL K.O. LEE, for a term of Ten Years."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    1017

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 150

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Gubernatorial Nominee, LIZ ANN K. IHU, for a term to expire 06-30-2008."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    1018

    (One Day Notice)

    (HTH)

    G.M. No. 151

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Disability and Communication Access Board, Gubernatorial Nominee, BRIAN KAJIYAMA, for a term to expire 06-30-2006."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         
         

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    ORDER OF THE DAY

  11. Deferred Matters Referral
  12. HSE. COM. NO.

     

    REFERRAL

         

    352

    H.C.R. No. 3, H.D. 1

    "URGING THE PRESIDENT TO SUPPORT FEDERAL POLICIES DESIGNED TO ELIMINATE HOMELESSNESS IN THE UNITED STATES."(Requesting the President to support policies ending homelessness in the United States.)

     
         

    353

    H.C.R. No. 7

    "REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO INCLUDE A REVIEW OF THE ECONOMIC FEASIBILITY OF CONSTRUCTING A FIXED RAIL SYSTEM AROUND THE ISLAND OF HAWAII IN THE HAWAII LONG RANGE LAND TRANSPORTATION PLAN."(Fixed Rail; Island of Hawaii)

     
         

    354

    H.C.R. No. 51

    "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)

     
         

    355

    H.C.R. No. 57

    "REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REVIEW STATE AIRPORT AND HARBOR FEES AND ADJUST THESE FEES AS NECESSARY."(Requesting the department of transportation review state airport and harbor fees and adjust these fees as necessary.)

     
  13. Miscellaneous Communications: None
  14. Miscellaneous Business
  15. Announcements
  16. Committee Hearing Schedule:

    COMMITTEE

    DATE & TIME

    ROOM

    JHW

    3/14/2005 9:00 AM

    229

    EDM/HMS

    3/14/2005 1:15 PM

    225

    TGO

    3/14/2005 1:15 PM

    224

    WLA

    3/14/2005 2:15 PM

    212

    LBR

    3/14/2005 2:45 PM

    229

    CPH

    3/15/2005 9:00 AM

    016

    JHW

    3/15/2005 9:00 AM

    229

    EIA

    3/15/2005 1:15 PM

    224

    MAT/BED

    3/15/2005 1:15 PM

    225

    MAT/WLA/TGO/IGA

    3/15/2005 1:15 PM

    225

    HMS

    3/15/205 2:45 PM

    016

    CPH

    3/16/2005 9:00 AM

    016

    EDM

    3/16/2005 1:15 PM

    225

    LBR

    3/16/2005 1:15 PM

    225

    TGO

    3/16/2005 1:15 PM

    224

    TGO/WLA

    3/16/2005 1:15 PM

    224

    BED

    3/16/2005 2:45 PM

    414

    HTH

    3/16/2005 2:45 PM

    016

    HTH/TGO

    3/16/2005 2:45 PM

    016

    LBR

    3/16/2005 2:45 PM

    229

    WLA

    3/16/2005 2:45 PM

    212

    CPH

    3/17/2005 9:00 AM

    016

    TSM/BED

    3/17/2005 1:15 PM

    229

    HMS/HTH

    3/17/2005 2:45 PM

    016

    IGA/EDM/WLA

    3/17/2005 2:45 PM

    225

    CPH/TGO/BED

    3/18/2005 9:00 AM

    016

    HTH/CPH

    3/18/2005 9:00 AM

    016

    EDM/TGO

    3/18/2005 1:00 PM

    225

    EDM/HTH

    3/18/2005 1:15 PM

    225

    TGO

    3/18/2005 1:15 PM

    224

    JHW

    3/28/2005 9:00 AM

    229

    JHW

    3/28/2005 10:00 AM

    229

  17. Adjournment