HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

STATE OF HAWAII

TWENTY-SIXTH STATE LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION, 2011

 

 

April 1, 2011

 

 

41st Day

 

Invocation -

Reverend Dr. John R. Heidel

President of the Interfaith Alliance Hawaii

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

 

1. Roll Call

 

2. Reading of the Journal

 

3. Messages from the Governor

 

 

Received message number 191 transmitting proposed changes to the FB 2011-13 Executive Budget for the Department of Accounting and General Services, Office of the Governor, and Department of Land and Natural Resources.

1. Add $1,300,000 for FY 12 and $700,000 for FY 13 in general funds for increases in electricity expenditure and water/sewer charges.

2. Add $1,200,000 for FY 12 and $1,200,000 for FY 13 in Special Funds for the Office of the Governor Program.

3. Add $475,000 for FY 12 in general funds for the Natural and Physical Environment Program.

4. Add $7,800,000 for FY 12 in general Obligation bonds for a capital improvement project request for the Natural and Physical Environment Program.

5. Add $2,500,000 for FY 12 in county funds for a capital improvement project for the Public Lands Management Program.

 

 

 

4. Senate Communications

 

 

Received communication informing the House that the Senate has disagreed to amendments proposed by the House to the following Senate Bills:

 

S.B. No. 1069, S.D. 1, H.D. 1

S.B. No. 1489, S.D. 1, H.D. 1

 

 


 

 

ORDER OF THE DAY

 

 

5. Floor Presentations

 

 

H.R. No. 297

COMMENDING AND CONGRATULATING HENK ROGERS, BLUE PLANET FOUNDATION, ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS, AND STAFF FOR EXEMPLARY COMMITMENT TO THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS.

 

 

 

H.R. No. 298

CONGRATULATING AND RECOGNIZING THE 薦WA ALL-STARS TEAM FOR WINNING THE PONY BRONCO DIVISION WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP.

 

 

 

6. Reports of Standing Committees

 

ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION & BUSINESS

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1272

H.R. No. 139

 

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

 

REFER TO FINANCE

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1273

H.C.R. No. 159

 

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

 

REFER TO FINANCE

 

PUBLIC SAFETY & MILITARY AFFAIRS

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1274

H.R. No. 241

 

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

 

REFER TO ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION & BUSINESS

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1275

H.C.R. No. 274

 

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

 

REFER TO ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION & BUSINESS

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1276

H.R. No. 178

 

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

 

REFER TO FINANCE

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1277

H.C.R. No. 207

 

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

 

REFER TO FINANCE

 

PUBLIC SAFETY & MILITARY AFFAIRS

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1278

H.R. No. 179

 

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.

 

REFER TO FINANCE

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1279

H.C.R. No. 208

 

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.

 

REFER TO FINANCE

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1280

H.R. No. 157

 

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.

 

REFER TO FINANCE

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1281

H.C.R. No. 183

 

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.

 

REFER TO FINANCE

 

PUBLIC SAFETY & MILITARY AFFAIRS

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1282

H.R. No. 213

 

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.

 

REFER TO FINANCE

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1283

H.C.R. No. 250

 

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.

 

REFER TO FINANCE

 

EDUCATION

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1284

H.R. No. 14

 

REQUESTING THE HAWAI選 CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO SUPPORT THE TEACH FOR AMERICA PROGRAM.

 

REFER TO FINANCE

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1285

H.C.R. No. 13

 

REQUESTING THE HAWAI選 CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO SUPPORT THE TEACH FOR AMERICA PROGRAM.

 

REFER TO FINANCE

 

EDUCATION

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1286

H.R. No. 249

 

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO EXPAND ITS PILOT PROJECTS TO COOL HAWAII'S CLASSROOMS.

 

REFER TO FINANCE

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1287

H.C.R. No. 282

 

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO EXPAND ITS PILOT PROJECTS TO COOL HAWAII'S CLASSROOMS.

 

REFER TO FINANCE

 

HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1288

H.R. No. 260

 

RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS FOR ITS STUDY ON THE DISPARATE TREATMENT OF NATIVE HAWAIIANS IN THE CRIMINAL-JUSTICE SYSTEM.

 

REFER TO PUBLIC SAFETY & MILITARY AFFAIRS

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1289

H.C.R. No. 295

 

RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS FOR ITS STUDY ON THE DISPARATE TREATMENT OF NATIVE HAWAIIANS IN THE CRIMINAL-JUSTICE SYSTEM.

 

REFER TO PUBLIC SAFETY & MILITARY AFFAIRS

 

JUDICIARY

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1290

H.R. No. 171

 

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.

 

REFER TO FINANCE

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1291

H.C.R. No. 198

 

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.

 

REFER TO FINANCE

 

LABOR & PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT/HUMAN SERVICES/HEALTH

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1292

H.C.R. No. 128, H.D. 1

 

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.

 

AS AMENDED, REFER TO CONSUMER PROTECTION & COMMERCE

 

HOUSING

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1293

H.C.R. No. 168, H.D. 1

 

REQUESTING THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY TO CARRY OUT ITS RESPONSIBILITIES UNDER SECTION 5 OF ACT 178, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2006.

 

AS AMENDED, REFER TO LEGISLATIVE MANAGEMENT

 

EDUCATION

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1294

H.R. No. 201, H.D. 1

 

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.

 

AS AMENDED, REFER TO FINANCE

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1295

H.C.R. No. 230, H.D. 1

 

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.

 

AS AMENDED, REFER TO FINANCE

 

PUBLIC SAFETY & MILITARY AFFAIRS

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1296

H.R. No. 114

 

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.

 

FOR ADOPTION

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1297

H.C.R. No. 134

 

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.

 

FOR ADOPTION


 

 

JUDICIARY

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1298

H.R. No. 53

 

RECOGNIZING APRIL AS SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS AND PREVENTION MONTH.

 

FOR ADOPTION

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1299

H.C.R. No. 60

 

RECOGNIZING APRIL AS SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS AND PREVENTION MONTH.

 

FOR ADOPTION

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1300

S.B. No. 1533, S.D. 1, H.D. 1

 

RELATING TO CRUELTY TO ANIMALS.

(Cruelty to Animals; Exception for Insects, Vermin, and Other Pests)

 

AS AMENDED, PASS SECOND READING, PLACE ON THE CALENDAR FOR THIRD READING

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1301

S.B. No. 105, S.D. 2, H.D. 1

 

RELATING TO UNIFORM REAL PROPERTY TRANSFER ON DEATH.

(Real Property; Probate)

 

AS AMENDED, PASS SECOND READING, PLACE ON THE CALENDAR FOR THIRD READING

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1302

 

(48-Hour Notice)

 

S.B. No. 1067, S.D. 1, H.D. 2

 

RELATING TO PROBATION.

(Adult Probation; Records Confidentiality)

 

AS AMENDED, PASS THIRD READING

 

 

 

 

7. Announcements

 

Committee Referral Sheet No. 51

 

Floor Presentations for Monday, April 4, 2011:

 

 

COMMENDING, RECOGNIZING, AND CONGRATULATING BENEDICTO R. GALINDO, M.D., ADULT FOSTER HOMECARE ASSOCIATION OF HAWAII, UNITED GROUP OF HOME OPERATORS, ALLIANCE OF RESIDENTIAL CARE ADMINISTRATORS, THE PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS OF HAWAII, ADULT FOSTER HOMES OF THE PACIFIC, AND CASE MANAGEMENT COUNCIL FOR THEIR EXEMPLARY SERVICE TO THE STATE OF HAWAII.

 

 

HONORING AND COMMENDING GLADYS "GLADY" BURRILL FOR BEING THE OLDEST WOMAN IN THE WORLD TO COMPLETE A MARATHON.

 

 

 

HONORING AND CONGRATULATING MUN LUN SCHOOL ON THEIR CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY.