THE SENATE

OF THE

TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

STATE OF HAWAI'I

REGULAR SESSION OF 2011

 

 

EIGHTEENTH DAY

 

February 15, 2011-Tuesday-11:30 O'CLOCK A.M.

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

Roll Call

Approval of the Journal

Introductions

  1. Messages from the Governor: Nos. 130-136

MEASURE

TITLE

REFERRAL

 

 

 

G.M. No. 130

Dated January 24, 2011, transmitting the TANF Program Report, prepared by the Department of Health, Benefit, Employment, and Support Services Division, pursuant to Act 162, Section 159, SLH 2009.

FILE

 

 

 

G.M. No. 131

Dated January 24, 2011, transmitting the TANF Financial Plan Report, prepared by the Department of Health, Benefit, Employment, and Support Services Division, pursuant to Act 162, Section 156, SLH 2009.

FILE

 

 

 

G.M. No. 132

Dated January 24, 2011, transmitting the Housing First Report, prepared by the Department of Health, Benefit, Employment, and Support Services Division, pursuant to Act 212, SLH 2010.

FILE

 

 

 


G.M. No. 133

Dated January 24, 2011, transmitting the Assistance Allowance Report, prepared by the Department of Health, Benefit, Employment, and Support Services Division, pursuant to Section 346-54, HRS.

FILE

 

 

 

G.M. No. 134

Dated January 24, 2011, transmitting the Medicaid Health Care Insurance Plan Contracts Report, prepared by the Department of Health, Med-QUEST Division, pursuant to Section 103F-107, HRS.

FILE

 

 

 

G.M. No. 135

Dated January 24, 2011, transmitting the Immunosuppressant Medication Report, prepared by the Department of Health, Med-QUEST Division, pursuant to Act 92, Section 3, SLH 2007.

FILE

 

 

 

G.M. No. 136

Dated January 24, 2011, transmitting the TANF Report, prepared by the Department of Health, Benefit, Employment, and Support Services Division, pursuant to Act 162, Section 158, SLH 2009, and Section 346-51.5, HRS.

FILE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Departmental Communication No. 53

MEASURE

TITLE

REFERRAL

 

 

 

D.C. No. 53

From the Department of Budget and Finance dated February 1, 2011, transmitting the Summary Program Reports for the FB 2011-13 Executive Budget for the Departments of Human Services and Land and Natural Resources.

FILE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. House Communication No. 9

 

Informing the Senate that on February 14, 2011, the following House Bill passed Third Reading in the House:

REFERRAL

 

 

 

9

H.B. No. 1077, H.D. 2

"RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY LAW."(Employment Security)

JDL/WAM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Senate Communications: None
  2. Judiciary Communications: None
  3. Standing Committee Report Nos. 162-234

 

162

(One Day Notice)

(JDL)

G.M. No. 521

"Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Supreme Court as Associate Justice, Gubernatorial Nominee, SABRINA SHIZUE MCKENNA, for a term of ten years."

 

(Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

 

 

 

 

 

 

163

(PGM)

S.B. No. 590

"RELATING TO THE LEGISLATIVE FEDERAL ECONOMIC STIMULUS PROGRAM OVERSIGHT COMMISSION."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

164

(PGM)

S.B. No. 636, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO MILITARY AND OVERSEAS VOTERS."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to JDL)

 

 

 

 

 

 

165

(PGM)

S.B. No. 655

"RELATING TO CONVEYANCE TAX."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

166

(PGM)

S.B. No. 1193, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO LIQUOR."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to CPN)

 

 

 

 

 

 

167

(PGM/EDU)

S.B. No. 1215, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WLH)

 

 

 

 

 

 

168

(PGM)

S.B. No. 1222, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY TAX APPEALS."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to JDL)

 

 

 

 

 

 

169

(PGM)

S.B. No. 230

"RELATING TO COMMUNITY REINTEGRATION."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

170

(PGM)

S.B. No. 141, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO LAND-SECURED FINANCING."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

171

(PGM)

S.B. No. 119, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO PUBLIC BUILDINGS."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

172

(PGM)

S.B. No. 113, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO MEDICAL CANNABIS RESEARCH."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

173

(PGM)

S.B. No. 110, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR VIOLATIONS INVOLVING MINORS."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to JDL)

 

 

 

 

 

 

174

(PGM)

S.B. No. 58, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO MEDICAL CANNABIS."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to JDL)

 

 

 

 

 

 

175

(AGL/WLH)

S.B. No. 1392

"RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

176

(AGL/WLH)

S.B. No. 1511, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO AQUACULTURE."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

177

(CPN/JDL)

S.B. No. 1277, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

178

(CPN/ENE)

S.B. No. 715

"RELATING TO GASOLINE."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

179

(ENE/CPN)

S.B. No. 1214, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST PACIFIC POWER AND WATER COMPANY, INC."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

180

(ENE/CPN)

S.B. No. 1482

"RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

181

(ENE)

S.B. No. 1346, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARDS."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to CPN)

 

 

 

 

 

 

182

(ENE)

S.B. No. 179

"RELATING TO THE DEPOSIT BEVERAGE CONTAINER PROGRAM."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

183

(ENE)

S.B. No. 1059, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to JDL)

 

 

 

 

 

 

184

(EDU)

S.B. No. 934, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO BULLYING AND CYBERBULLYING."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to JDL)

 

 

 

 

 

 

185

(EDU)

S.B. No. 243, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO THE WESTERN INTERSTATE COMMISSION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

186

(EDU/EDT)

S.B. No. 1217

"RELATING TO EDUCATION."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

187

(EDU/PGM)

S.B. No. 813, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO THE INTERSTATE COMPACT ON EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY FOR MILITARY CHILDREN."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

188

(WLH)

S.B. No. 735

"RELATING TO LAND USE."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

189

(WLH)

S.B. No. 898

"RELATING TO HOUSING."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

190

(WLH)

S.B. No. 901

"RELATING TO HOUSING."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

191

(WLH)

S.B. No. 903

"RELATING TO HOUSING."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

192

(WLH)

S.B. No. 1184, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO DEVELOPMENT INFRASTRUCTURE."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

193

(WLH)

S.B. No. 16, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

194

(WLH)

S.B. No. 1444, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO AGRICULTURE."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

195

(WLH)

S.B. No. 627, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC LANDS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

196

(WLH)

S.B. No. 695, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO LOW-INCOME HOUSING."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

197

(WLH)

S.B. No. 1555, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

198

(WLH)

S.B. No. 684, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO LAKE WILSON."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

199

(WLH)

S.B. No. 1549, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO SMALL BOAT HARBORS."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

200

(WLH)

S.B. No. 143, S.D. 1

"MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

201

(EDT)

S.B. No. 1355

"RELATING TO TAXATION."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

202

(EDT/PGM)

S.B. No. 640

"RELATING TO THE WIRELESS ENHANCED 911 FUND."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

203

(EDT)

S.B. No. 237, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO CYBERBULLYING."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to JDL)

 

 

 

 

 

 

204

(EDT)

S.B. No. 318, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT IN HAWAII."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

205

(EDT/EDU)

S.B. No. 776, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

206

(EDT/EDU)

S.B. No. 1132, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO DIGITAL MEDIA."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

207

(EDT/EDU)

S.B. No. 1133, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO DIGITAL MEDIA."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

208

(EDT)

S.B. No. 1411, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO TAXATION."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

209

(HWN)

S.B. No. 985

"RELATING TO THE BUDGET OF THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

210

(HWN)

S.B. No. 986, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

211

(HWN)

S.B. No. 981, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

212

(HMS/PGM)

S.B. No. 1294, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO THE TRANSFER OF YOUTH TO AN ADULT CORRECTIONAL FACILITY."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to JDL)

 

 

 

 

 

 

213

(HMS/CPN)

S.B. No. 894, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO HEARING AIDS."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

214

(HMS)

S.B. No. 210

"RELATING TO THE PALOLO CHINESE HOME."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

215

(HMS)

S.B. No. 947

"MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE HOMELESS PROGRAMS OFFICE."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

216

(HMS)

S.B. No. 921, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO MINORS."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to JDL)

 

 

 

 

 

 

217

(HMS)

S.B. No. 217, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO LIMITATION OF ACTIONS."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to JDL)

 

 

 

 

 

 

218

(HMS)

S.B. No. 1232, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to JDL)

 

 

 

 

 

 

219

(HMS)

S.B. No. 897, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WLH)

 

 

 

 

 

 

220

(HMS)

S.B. No. 951, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO UNIVERSAL CHILDREN'S SAVINGS ACCOUNTS."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

221

(HMS)

S.B. No. 904, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO THE HOMELESS."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

222

(HMS)

S.B. No. 909, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO DISCRIMINATION."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to JDL)

 

 

 

 

 

 

223

(HMS)

S.B. No. 912, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO HOUSING."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

224

(HMS)

S.B. No. 209, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST PALOLO CHINESE HOME AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

225

(HMS)

S.B. No. 900, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

226

(HMS)

S.B. No. 788, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO HEALTH."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

227

(HMS)

S.B. No. 978, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO MEDICAID."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

228

(HMS)

S.B. No. 964, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO PUBLIC HEALTH."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

229

(HMS/EDU)

S.B. No. 799, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO HEALTH CARE."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

230

(HMS/EDU)

S.B. No. 918, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO YOUTH SUICIDE PREVENTION."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

231

(HMS)

S.B. No. 924

"MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE STATE COMMISSION ON FATHERHOOD."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

232

(PGM/EDT)

S.B. No. 1496

"RELATING TO ENTERPRISE ZONES."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

233

(PGM/EDT)

S.B. No. 165, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO AEROSPACE DEVELOPMENT."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

234

(PGM/EDT)

S.B. No. 1227, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO ENHANCED 911 SERVICES."

(Recommends passage on SECOND READING and referral to WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ORDER OF THE DAY

 

  1. Advise and Consent

159

 

Testimony Status

WAM

G.M. No. 518

"Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Director of the Department of Budget and Finance, Gubernatorial Nominee, KALBERT K. YOUNG, for a term to expire December 1, 2014."

 

 

 

 

 

 

160

 

Testimony Status

WAM

G.M. No. 519

"Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Director of the Department of Taxation, Gubernatorial Nominee, FREDERICK D. PABLO, for a term to expire December 1, 2014."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Final Reading

S.B. No. 232, S.D. 1, H.D. 1

 

Testimony Prior Versions Status

"RELATING TO CIVIL UNIONS."

 

(Civil Unions)

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Miscellaneous Communications: None
  2. Miscellaneous Business
  3. Announcements

         Committee Hearing Schedule:

COMMITTEE

DATE & TIME

ROOM

HMS

2/15/2011 1:15 PM

016

HMS/JDL

2/15/2011 1:15 PM

016

TSM

2/15/2011 1:15 PM

224

TSM/HWN

2/15/2011 1:15 PM

224

WLH

2/15/2011 1:15 PM

225

HMS

2/15/2011 1:30 PM

016

TSM

2/15/2011 1:30 PM

224

AGL

2/15/2011 2:45 PM

229

AGL/CPN

2/15/2011 2:45 PM

229

ENE/HWN

2/15/2011 2:45 PM

225

PGM

2/15/2011 2:45 PM

224

PGM/EDT

2/15/2011 2:45 PM

224

ENE

2/15/2011 2:55 PM

225

ENE/CPN

2/15/2011 3:00 PM

225

ENE

2/15/2011 3:05 PM

225

ENE

2/15/2011 3:10 PM

225

ENE

2/15/2011 3:15 PM

225

JDL

2/16/2011 9:30 AM

016

EDT

2/16/2011 1:15 PM

016

EDT/TSM

2/16/2011 1:15 PM

016

HMS

2/16/2011 1:15 PM

016

HTH

2/16/2011 2:45 PM

229

PGM/HWN

2/16/2011 2:45 PM

224

HWN

2/16/2011 3:00 PM

224

HTH

2/16/2011 3:30 PM

229

CPN

2/17/2011 9:00 AM

229

WAM

2/17/2011 9:00 AM

211

WAM

2/17/2011 10:15 AM

211

WAM

2/17/2011 10:20 AM

211

WLH

2/17/2011 1:15 PM

225

PGM

2/17/2011 2:45 PM

224

JDL/WAM

2/18/2011 9:00 AM

016

WAM

2/18/2011 9:30 AM

211

CPN

2/22/2011 8:30 AM

229

CPN

2/23/2011 8:30 AM

229

CPN

2/24/2011 9:00 AM

229

HMS

2/24/2011 1:15 PM

016

CPN

2/25/2011 9:00 AM

229

JDL

3/1/2011 10:00 AM

016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Adjournment