HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008

 

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY & MILITARY AFFAIRS

Rep. Cindy Evans, Chair

Rep. Sharon E. Har, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee

Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Dwight Y. Takamine

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Bob Nakasone

Rep. Lynn Finnegan

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Kymberly Marcos Pine

Rep. Alex M. Sonson

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 20, 2008

TIME:

9:00 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

 

HCR 255/HR 216

Status

 

URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, THE COUNTY OF HAWAII, AND KAUAI COUNTY TO PROVIDE AN INCREASE IN INFORMATION THAT WILL INFORM AND ENABLE HOMEOWNERS TO GAIN KNOWLEDGE OF THE FLOOD ZONE THAT HOMES ARE LOCATED IN AND THE RISKS OF FLOODING.

 

PSM

 

HCR 247/HR 209

Status

 

REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT LEGISLATION TO WAIVE SINGLE STATE AGENCY REQUIREMENTS WITH REGARD TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF FUNDS UNDER THE HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM.

 

PSM, FIN

 

HCR 19/HR 19

Status

 

URGING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO ENACT LEGISLATION TO EXEMPT CHILDREN OF FILIPINO WORLD WAR II VETERANS FROM IMMIGRANT VISA LIMITS.

 

INT, PSM

 

HCR 22/HR 22

Status

 

PROCLAIMING THE MONTH OF JUNE 2008 AS FILIPINO VETERANS APPRECIATION MONTH.

 

INT, PSM

 

HCR 87/HR 71

Status

 

STRONGLY URGING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT LEGISLATION TO CONFER PRIORITY STATUS TO CHILDREN BORN TO DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PERSONNEL AND FOREIGN WOMEN DURING AND UP TO NINE MONTHS AFTER DEPLOYMENT IN ORDER TO FACILITATE AND EXPEDITE THE IMMIGRATION OF THESE CHILDREN AND WOMEN TO THE UNITED STATES.

 

PSM

 

HCR 114/HR 97

Status

 

REQUESTING THE CIVIL DEFENSE DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ALLOWING THE FACILITIES AT LUALUALEI, WHICH ARE OWNED BY THE UNITED STATES NAVY, TO BE USED AS AN EMERGENCY SHELTER FOR CIVILIANS.

 

PSM

 

HCR 137/HR 118

Status

 

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO MAINTAIN AND CLEAN THE KOREAN AND VIETNAM MEMORIAL ON THE GROUNDS OF THE HAWAII STATE CAPITOL.

 

PSM, FIN

 

HCR 147/HR 126

Status

 

SUPPORTING THE INSTALLATION AND USE OF SMOKE DETECTORS IN EVERY HAWAII HOME BY 2010.

 

PSM

 

HCR 325/HR 269

Status

 

DEVELOPING HAWAII'S NATIONAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS TRAINING AND CONSULTATION PROGRAM FOR PRIVATE, GOVERNMENTAL, AND NON-PROFIT ENTITIES WITH AN EMPHASIS ON AT-RISK COMMUNITIES.

 

PSM, HED

 

SCR 47

SSCR 2897

Status

 

RESPECTFULLY REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE TO COMMEMORATE THE HONORABLE SERVICE OF THE U.S. NAVY'S F-14 TOMCAT IN DEFENDING FREEDOM.

 

PSM

 

HCR 106/HR 88

Status

 

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO INSTITUTE A COMPLETE BAN ON SMOKING IN ALL STATE CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.

 

PSM

 

HCR 214

Status

 

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT PERFORMANCE AUDITS OF PRIVATE PRISONS ON THE MAINLAND THAT HOUSE HAWAII INMATES.

 

PSM, LMG

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing with a transmittal cover indicating:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee the comments are directed to;

     The date and time of the hearing;

     Measure number; and

     The number of copies the Committee is requesting.

 

While every effort will be made to copy, organize, and collate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed to the incorrect office, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 5 copies (including an original) to Room 313 in the State Capitol; or

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-8504

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to PSMtestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the Legislative Web site after the hearing adjourns. This public posting of testimony on the Web site should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6400 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

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Rep. Cindy Evans

Chair