HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2011

 

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY & MILITARY AFFAIRS

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino, Chair

Rep. Ty Cullen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. K. Mark Takai

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Scott K. Saiki

Rep. George R. Fontaine

Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 24, 2011

TIME:

10:30 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HCR 207 / HR 178

Status / Status

URGING THE GOVERNOR TO BEGIN DISCUSSIONS AND PLANS TO ESTABLISH PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS TO BUILD PRISONS AND CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES IN THE STATE.

 

 

PBM, FIN

HCR 208 / HR 179

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 126

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING AN EARNED-TIME PROGRAM.

 

 

PBM, FIN

HCR 140 / HR 122

Status / Status

URGING THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS TO VICTIMS OF, SURVIVING IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBERS OF, AND WITNESSES TO A CRIME.

 

 

PBM, JUD, FIN

HCR 183 / HR 157

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 250 / HR 213

Status / Status

REQUESTING ALL STATE DEPARTMENTS AND EACH COUNTY TO ASSIST IN THE RELIEF AND RECOVERY EFFORTS OF THOSE IN HAWAII AFFECTED BY THE MARCH 11, 2011, TSUNAMI.

 

 

PBM, FIN

HCR 253 / HR 216

Status / Status

URGING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO EXPEDITE PAYMENT OF WAR BENEFITS TO FILIPINO VETERANS WHO FOUGHT IN WORLD WAR II BUT WERE SUBSEQUENTLY DENIED THEIR ENTITLED BENEFITS.

 

 

PBM, INT

HCR 86 / HR 79

Status / Status

URGING CONGRESS AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO SUPPORT THE FILIPINO VETERANS FAMILY REUNIFICATION ACT OF 2009, OR SIMILAR LEGISLATION, TO EXPEDITE FAMILY REUNIFICATION FOR CERTAIN FILIPINO VETERANS OF WORLD WAR II.

 

 

PBM, INT

HCR 134 / HR 114

Status / Status

REQUESTING ALL ACTIVE, RESERVE, AND GUARD COMPONENTS OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY AND THE ACTIVE AND RESERVE COMPONENTS OF THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD TO MAKE RESOURCES AVAILABLE TO IMPROVE THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR CONTINUAL CARE FOR THE DOMESTIC ANIMALS OWNED BY MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY AND UNITED STATES COAST GUARD WHO ARE REQUIRED TO DEPLOY OR RELOCATE.

 

 

PBM

HCR 263 / HR 225

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE INSTALLATION OF AUTOMATIC SPRINKLERS OR APPLICATION OF CERTIFIED FIRE-RETARDANT COATINGS IN NEWLY CONSTRUCTED ONE- AND TWO-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL DWELLINGS TO BE REQUIRED UNDER THE STATE BUILDING CODE.

 

 

PBM, HSG

HCR 274 / HR 241

Status / Status

URGING RETAILERS TO PROVIDE DISCOUNTS TO FIREFIGHTERS, POLICE OFFICERS, AND EMERGENCY PERSONNEL IN DEFERENCE TO THEIR WORK FOR THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY.

 

 

PBM, ERB

 

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.

 

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Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 3 copies (including an original) to Room 316 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-8490(for Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islanders without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web);

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Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Chair