HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2011

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro, Chair

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Pono Chong

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Ty Cullen

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Gil Riviere

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Derek Kawakami

 

 

NOTICE OF DECISION MAKING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

TIME:

10:30 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 2

 

DECISION MAKING ONLY

NO TESTIMONY WILL BE ACCEPTED

 

 

HCR 23, HD1

(HSCR1396)

Status

ESTABLISHING A HAWAII STATE FALL PREVENTION AND EARLY DETECTION TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP A STATEWIDE APPROACH TO REDUCING FALLS AMONG OLDER ADULTS.

 

 

HLT/HED, FIN

HCR 27 / HR 24

(HSCR957) /

(HSCR956)

Status / Status

URGING THE HONOLULU CITY COUNCIL TO EXTEND HISTORIC PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS TO INFILL HOMES WITHIN THE EWA VILLAGES HISTORIC DISTRICT.

 

 

 

HSG/WLO, FIN

HCR 44, HD1 / HR 38, HD1

(HSCR1057) /

(HSCR1056)

Status / Status

STRONGLY URGING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FEDERAL AID TO THE STATE OF HAWAII FOR THE PROVISION OF VARIOUS STATE SERVICES TO MIGRANTS FROM THE COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION NATIONS; DEEM MIGRANTS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE FEDERALLY FUNDED FINANCIAL AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE; AND PROVIDE DIALYSIS AND CHEMOTHERAPY CENTERS IN MICRONESIA AND ALL AREAS WITHIN THE COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION NATIONS.

 

 

HUS, FIN

HCR 45 / HR 39

(HSCR1250) /

(HSCR1249)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY RELATING TO SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS ON ROOSEVELT BRIDGE.

 

 

 

TRN, FIN

HCR 55 / HR 48

(HSCR1328) /

(HSCR1327)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A PAIN AND PALLIATIVE CARE POLICY.

 

 

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 67, HD1 / HR 60, HD1

(HSCR1236) /

(HSCR1235)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAI選 AND THE ISLANDS OF OCEANIA.

 

 

 

 

INT, FIN

HCR 82 / HR 76

(HSCR1364) /

(HSCR1363)

Status / Status

STRONGLY URGING THE PEST CONTROL BOARD TO DEVELOP STANDARDS FOR PEST CONTROL OPERATORS AND TERMITE INSPECTION REPORTS, AND TO ADOPT THOSE STANDARDS PRIOR TO THE CONVENING OF THE 2013 REGULAR SESSION OF THE HAWAII LEGISLATURE.

 

 

CPC, FIN

HCR 84, HD1 / HR 77, HD1

(HSCR1318) /

(HSCR1317)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, IN COOPERATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES, TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO EVALUATE THE CURRENT LAWS, RULES, AND STANDARDS OF PRACTICE REGARDING HIGH RISK PLANTS REQUIRING INTERVENTION.

 

 

AGR/HED, FIN

HCR 85, HD1 / HR 78, HD1

(HSCR1404) /

(HSCR1403)

Status / Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO DETERMINE WHETHER LANDS ALONG THE WAIPIO PENINSULA AND WAIPAHU SHORELINES ARE ACCRETED LANDS AND THEREFORE STATE PROPERTY FOR PROSPECTIVE USE AS A STATE PARK.

 

 

WLO, FIN

HCR 100, HD1 / HR 91, HD1

(HSCR1406) /

(HSCR1405)

Status / Status

ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO LOCATE LAND SUITABLE TO CONSTRUCT A MOTORSPORTS CENTER ON THE ISLAND OF OAHU.

 

 

 

WLO, FIN

HCR 101 / HR 92

(HSCR1248) /

(HSCR1247)

Status / Status

REQUESTING A PILOT PROJECT TO STUDY AND REDUCE THE MORNING TRAFFIC CONGESTION ON THE MEHEULA PARKWAY GOING ONTO THE H‑2 FREEWAY FROM MILILANI MAUKA.

 

 

TRN, FIN

HCR 104, HD1 / HR 95, HD1

(HSCR1102) /

(HSCR1101)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE SUPPORT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, FOR A STUDY ON REDUCING THE SEWER AND UTILITY LINE LOAD BY REPAIRING AN ARTERY TO ALLOW TRADITIONAL WATER FLOW TO KALAUHA選HA選 FISHPOND AND MAUNALUA BAY.

 

 

TRN/WLO, FIN

HCR 124 / HR 108

(HSCR1254) /

(HSCR1253)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO ENSURE THAT THE CHIEF PROCUREMENT OFFICERS COMPLY WITH THE HAWAII PUBLIC PROCUREMENT CODE PREFERENCES FOR HAWAII PRODUCTS TO PROMOTE GROWTH OF THE STATE'S AGRICULTURE INDUSTRY AND THEREBY ASSURE FOOD SECURITY FOR HAWAII'S CITIZENS.

 

 

AGR/ERB, FIN

HCR 126, HD1

(HSCR1346)

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING AN EARNED-TIME PROGRAM FOR HAWAII'S NON-VIOLENT AND LOW-LEVEL DRUG OFFENDERS.

 

 

PBM, FIN

HCR 127, HD1

(HSCR1221)

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE HOW THE COMPENSATION OF STATE AND COUNTY EMPLOYEES IN THE STATE COMPARES WITH THAT OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES IN OTHER STATES AND JURISDICTIONS AND THAT OF THE PRIVATE SECTOR IN THE STATE.

 

 

LAB, FIN

HCR 128, HD1

(HSCR1292)

Status

REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR STATE-FUNDED DRUG COVERAGE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES ON THE USE OF REBATES, MANUFACTURER PAYMENTS, INCENTIVES, PRESCRIPTION REIMBURSEMENTS, AND PATIENTS' RIGHTS TO SELECT A PHARMACY PROVIDER OF THEIR OWN CHOICE.

 

 

LAB/HUS/HLT, FIN

HCR 137 / HR 117

(HSCR1316) /

(HSCR1315)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO ASSESS THE IMPACT OF DIVERTING DRUG POSSESSION OFFENDERS FROM THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM TO DRUG TREATMENT PROGRAMS.

 

 

JUD, FIN

HCR 146

(HSCR1377)

Status

REQUESTING AN AUDIT OF THE EMPLOYER-UNION HEALTH BENEFITS TRUST FUND.

 

 

 

LAB, LMG, FIN

HCR 159 / HR 139

(HSCR1273) /

(HSCR1272)

Status / Status

CREATING THE TASK FORCE ON ESTABLISHING THE BANK OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.

 

 

 

 

ERB, FIN

HCR 165 / HR 144

(HSCR1343) /

(HSCR1342)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO ALLOW STATE-OWNED LANDS TO BE USED BY COMMUNITY GROUPS FOR AN OPEN MARKET IN WAHIAWA.

 

 

AGR/WLO, FIN

HCR 167

(HSCR1256)

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO EXAMINE THE FEDERAL 2008 FARM BILL AMENDMENT TO THE RICHARD B. RUSSELL NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH ACT.

 

 

AGR, FIN

HCR 173

(HSCR1402)

Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO WORK WITH MOANALUA GARDENS FOUNDATION TO EXECUTE A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING FOR THE USE OF KAMANANUI (MOANALUA) VALLEY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL PURPOSES.

 

WLO, FIN

HCR 183 / HR 157

(HSCR1281) /

(HSCR1280)

Status / Status

REQUESTING APPLICATION FOR, GRANTING OF, AND FISCAL SUPPORT FOR EMERGENCY RELIEF AND EMERGENCY PREVENTION EFFORTS FOR THE COUNTY OF HAWAII AND THE COUNTY OF MAUI IN THE WAKE OF THE MARCH 2011 TSUNAMI.

 

 

PBM, FIN

HCR 196

(HSCR1304)

Status

REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP A QUALITY IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVE TO REDUCE ELECTIVE CESAREAN SECTIONS AND INDUCTION OF LABOR.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 198 / HR 171

(HSCR1291) /

(HSCR1290)

Status / Status

URGING THE JUDICIARY TO EXPEDITE THE SELECTION OF THE SITE FOR THE KONA JUDICIARY COMPLEX AND CONSIDER LA選前PUA AS A POTENTIAL SITE FOR THE COMPLEX.

 

 

JUD, FIN

HCR 208 / HR 179

(HSCR1279) /

(HSCR1278)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A PUBLIC-PRIVATE CORRECTIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF PRISONS IN HAWAII.

 

 

PBM, FIN

HCR 219, HD1 / HR 190, HD1

(HSCR1379) /

(HSCR1378)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE CURRENT LAW AND PROCEDURES RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF VACATION CREDITS FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES THAT TRANSFER TO ANOTHER DEPARTMENT IN THE SAME JURISDICTION OR TO ANOTHER JURISDICTION.

 

 

LMG, FIN

HCR 224, HD1 / HR 195, HD1

(HSCR1401) /

(HSCR1400)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TO PARTNER WITH THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS, THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, AND OTHER APPROPRIATE ENTITIES TO PROVIDE SUPPORT SERVICES TO ITS BENEFICIARIES TO ENCOURAGE SUCCESSFUL FARMING ON AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL LANDS.

 

 

HAW/AGR, FIN

HCR 225, HD1 / HR 196, HD1

(HSCR1399) /

(HSCR1398)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR'S COORDINATOR ON HOMELESSNESS TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING KANAKA VILLAGES FOR HOMELESS NATIVE HAWAIIANS.

 

 

 

HAW/HSG, FIN

HCR 230, HD1 / HR 201, HD1

(HSCR1295) /

(HSCR1294)

Status / Status

URGING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ACCEPT THE NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED ACT COLLEGE ADMISSION EXAM RESULTS FOR DETERMINING IF A SCHOOL IS MEETING "NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND" COMPLIANCE.

 

 

EDN, FIN

HCR 238

(HSCR1339)

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO FULLY SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE INDUSTRY AND IMPLEMENT A STATEWIDE CLASSIFICATION PROGRAM FOR SHELLFISH GROWING AREAS.

 

 

AGR/EEP, FIN

HCR 245 / HR 208

(HSCR1341) /

(HSCR1340)

Status / Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TO RELEASE PASTORAL AND AGRICULTURAL LEASES TO ITS BENEFICIARIES.

 

 

 

AGR/HAW, FIN

HCR 248, HD1 / HR 211, HD1

(HSCR1384) /

(HSCR1383)

Status / Status

URGING THE HAWAII SISTER-STATE COMMITTEE TO ESTABLISH OPPORTUNITIES TO DEVELOP AND FOSTER INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS.

 

 

 

 

INT, FIN

HCR 254, HD1 / HR 217, HD1

(HSCR1358) /

(HSCR1357)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONTINUE TO ENGAGE IN DATA EXCHANGES IN ORDER TO VERIFY THE ELIGIBILITY OF RECIPIENTS OF MEDICAID ASSISTANCE.

 

 

HUS/LAB, FIN

HCR 279 / HR 246

(HSCR1374) /

(HSCR1373)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO TO SEEK GRANT MONEYS AND ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR STUDYING THE FEASIBILITY OF INCORPORATING NATIVE HAWAIIAN PLANT SPECIES IN CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS.

 

 

HED, HAW, FIN

HCR 291 / HR 256

(HSCR1230) /

(HSCR1229)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO TO SEARCH FOR A SITE IN LOWER PUNA TO HOUSE A LEARNING CENTER.

 

 

 

HED, FIN

HCR 315, HD1 / HR 280, HD1

(HSCR1366) /

(HSCR1365)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM, WITH INPUT FROM THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS, TO EXAMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF JOINTLY ESTABLISHING A NATIVE HAWAIIAN RESEARCH, SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY PARK.

 

 

HAW/ERB, FIN

HR 63

(HSCR955)

Status

ESTABLISHING POLICIES FOR THE LEGISLATIVE BROADCAST PROGRAM'S CABLECASTS AND WEBCASTS OF HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES' PROCEEDINGS.

 

 

LMG, FIN

 

 

 

NO TESTIMONY WILL BE ACCEPTED

 

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________________________________________

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair