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:

Monday, March 28, 2011

TIME:

9:00am

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

Copies of the proposed HD1 are available in room 436 and on the Legislature's Web site: www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

 

HCR 135 / HR 115

Status / Status

URGING THE REDUCTION OF VOTING MAJORITY OF THE STATE REHABILITATION COUNCIL ON KAUAI TO TEN, TO ALLOW FOR QUORUM AT COUNCIL MEETINGS.

Proposed HD1: URGING all people of the

State of Hawaii to eliminate the "N"

word from their vocabulary.

 

 

HUS

HCR 212 / HR 183

Status / Status

ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONSIDER IMPLEMENTING THE MY SAFE DRAWER COMPUTER APPLICATION FOR FOSTER YOUTH WHO ARE TRANSITIONING OUT OF THE FOSTER CARE SYSTEM.

 

 

HUS, FIN

HCR 132 / HR 112

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW CONFIDENTIALITY LAWS PERTAINING TO COURT INVOLVED, MULTI-AGENCY YOUTH.

 

 

HUS, JUD

HCR 141 / HR 123

Status / Status

URGING PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS, BOTH SECULAR AND RELIGIOUS, TO ENSURE GENDER EQUALITY IN THEIR LEADERSHIP POSITIONS.

 

 

HUS, JUD

HCR 155 / HR 136

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A SPECIALIZED DOMESTIC VIOLENCE UNIT WITHIN THE CHILD WELFARE SERVICES BRANCH OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.

 

 

HUS, FIN

HCR 80, HD1 / HR 72, HD1

(HSCR1019) /

(HSCR1018)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO EXAMINE FEDERAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS TO ALLOW STATES TO MORE READILY ENACT UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION-RELATED LAWS THAT ALLOW FEAR OF DOMESTIC OR SEXUAL VIOLENCE TO BE A VALID REASON FOR NOT ACCEPTING SUITABLE WORK.

 

 

LAB, HUS

HCR 246 / HR 209

Status / Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITY OF ALLOWING GOVERNMENT AGENCIES PROVIDING GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE TO CONDUCT RANDOM DRUG TESTING OF ADULT INDIVIDUALS RECEIVING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE AND SUSPENDING THIS ASSISTANCE IF THE INDIVIDUAL TESTS POSITIVE FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE.

 

 

HUS, JUD, FIN

HCR 179 / HR 155

Status / Status

AFFIRMING THE PARENTAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND URGING MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROPOSE THE PARENTAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT TO THE STATES FOR RATIFICATION.

 

 

HUS, JUD

 

 

 

 

 

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: 20 copies (including an original) to Room 436 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6051 (for Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islanders without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web);

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

WEB: For comments less than 4MB in size, transmit from the Web page at http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/emailtestimony.

 

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 586-6050 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.

 

Selected meetings are broadcast live. Check the current legislative broadcast schedule on the "Capitol TV" Web site at www.capitoltv.org OR call 536-2100.

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. John M. Mizuno

Chair