HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2011

 

COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES

Rep. John M. Mizuno, Chair

Rep. Jo Jordan, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Jessica Wooley

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Corinne W.L. Ching

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Kymberly Marcos Pine

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 10, 2011

TIME:

10:45am

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HCR 61 / HR 54

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE JUDICIARY TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A TRAINING PROGRAM FOR FAMILY COURT JUDGES AND GUARDIANS AD LITEM TO BETTER RECOGNIZE AND UNDERSTAND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

 

 

HUS, JUD, FIN

HCR 44 / HR 38

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 46

Status

URGING THE STATE OF HAWAII TO ADOPT POLICIES THAT REDUCE THE HARM CAUSED BY THE SALE AND DISPLAY OF TOBACCO.

 

 

HUS, FIN

HCR 5

Status

REQUESTING THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON WHETHER THE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES OF HAWAII'S SEX OFFENDER LAWS ARE BEING MET AND WHETHER SEX OFFENDER LAWS ARE BEING IMPLEMENTED IN THE WAY THEY WERE INTENDED.

 

 

HUS, JUD

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     The Committee the comments are directed to;

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     Measure number; and

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PAPER: 1 copy (including an original) to Room 324 in the State Capitol;

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Rep. John M. Mizuno

Chair