THE SENATE

OF THE

TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

STATE OF HAWAI'I

REGULAR SESSION OF 2011

 

 

FIFTY-THIRD DAY

 

April 21, 2011-Thursday-11:30 O'CLOCK A.M.

 

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

Roll Call

Approval of the Journal

Introductions

  1. Messages from the Governor: None
  2. Departmental Communications: None
  3. House Communications: Nos. 663-668

 

Informing the Senate that on April 20, 2011, the House made changes to conferee assignments to the following bills:

REFERRAL

 

 

 

663

H.B. No. 1308, H.D. 2, S.D. 2

"RELATING TO DIGITAL MEDIA."(Business Development in Hawaii; Motion Picture, Digital Media, and Film Production Tax Credits)

 

Added Representative Yamashita and Ward as members.

FILE

 

 

 


 

S.B. No. 318, S.D. 2, H.D. 2

"RELATING TO BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT IN HAWAII."(Tax Credits; Film Production; Media Infrastructure; Digital Media Subzones; Hawaii Film Office Special Fund)

 

Added Representative Yamashita and Ward as members.

 

 

 

 

 

Informing the Senate that on April 20, 2011, the House agreed to the amendments proposed by the Senate and that said bills passed Final Reading in the House:

 

 

 

 

664

H.B. No. 389, H.D. 3, S.D. 2

"RELATING TO LAND USE."(Land Use; Heeia Community Development District)

FILE

 

 

 

 

H.B. No. 1004, H.D. 1, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO CHAPTER 480, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES."(Antitrust)

 

 

 

 

 

Informing the Senate that on April 20, 2011, the House made changes to conferee assignments to the following bills:

 

 

 

 

665

H.B. No. 49, H.D. 1, S.D. 1

"RELATING TO ARMED FORCES SERVICE MEMBERS."(Disposition of Body; Armed Forces Services Members)

 

Discharged all conferees.

FILE

 

 

 

666

S.B. No. 1065, S.D. 1, H.D. 1

"RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING."(Collective Bargaining; State Law Enforcement Officers; BU (14))

 

Representative Fontaine replaced Representative Ward as conferee.

FILE

 

 

 

667

H.B. No. 1038, H.D. 2, S.D. 2

"RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM."(Employees' Retirement System)

 

Discharged all conferees.

FILE

 

 

 

668

H.B. No. 397, H.D. 2, S.D. 2

"RELATING TO LANDS CONTROLLED BY THE STATE."(Office of Hawaiian Affairs; Lands Controlled by the State)

 

Discharged all conferees.

FILE

 

 

 

 

H.B. No. 915, H.D. 2, S.D. 2

"RELATING TO CONVEYANCE TAX."(Taxation; Conveyance Tax)

 

Discharged all conferees.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Senate Communications: None
  2. Judiciary Communications: None
  3. Conference Committee Report No. 1

 

1

(48 Hrs. Notice)

S.B. No. 98, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, C.D. 1

"RELATING TO WATER CARRIERS."

(Recommends passage on FINAL READING as amended C.D. 1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Standing Committee Report Nos. 1331-1334

 

1331

(One Day Notice)

(AGL)

G.M. No. 577

"Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Directors of the Agribusiness Development Corporation, Gubernatorial Nominee, LETITIA UYEHARA, for a term to expire 6-30-2012."

 

(Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

 

 

 

 

 

 

1331

(One Day Notice)

(AGL)

G.M. No. 578

"Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Directors of the Agribusiness Development Corporation, Gubernatorial Nominee, SCOTT E. ENRIGHT, for a term to expire 6-30-2015."

 

(Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

 

 

 

 

 

 

1331

(One Day Notice)

(AGL)

G.M. No. 579

"Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Directors of the Agribusiness Development Corporation, Gubernatorial Nominee, ALAN T. TAKEMOTO, for a term to expire 6-30-2015."

 

(Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

 

 

 

 

 

 

1332

(One Day Notice)

(HMS)

G.M. No. 612

"Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Gubernatorial Nominee, JOE D. CORDOVA, for a term to expire 6-30-2015."

 

(Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

 

 

 

 

 

 

1332

(One Day Notice)

(HMS)

G.M. No. 613

"Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Gubernatorial Nominee, BERNADETTE L. KELIIAA, for a term to expire 6-30-2015."

 

(Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

 

 

 

 

 

 

1332

(One Day Notice)

(HMS)

G.M. No. 615

"Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Gubernatorial Nominee, ROSELANI M. ROWE, for a term to expire 6-30-2015."

 

(Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

 

 

 

 

 

 

1333

(One Day Notice)

(TIA)

G.M. No. 751

"Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Commission on Transportation, Gubernatorial Nominee, ERIC MATSUDA, for a term to expire 6-30-2014."

 

(Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

 

 

 

 

 

 

1334

(One Day Notice)

(HMS)

G.M. No. 611

"Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Gubernatorial Nominee, LANI BARTHOLOMEW, for a term to expire 6-30-2015."

 

(Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

 

 

 

 

 

 

1334

(One Day Notice)

(HMS)

G.M. No. 614

"Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Gubernatorial Nominee, AARON M. KEMP, for a term to expire 6-30-2015."

 

(Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

 

 

 

 

 

 

1334

(One Day Notice)

(HMS)

G.M. No. 616

"Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Gubernatorial Nominee, TIFFANY VARA, for a term to expire 6-30-2015."

 

(Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

 

 

 

 

 

 

1334

(One Day Notice)

(HMS)

G.M. No. 617

"Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Gubernatorial Nominee, JOSEPHINE C. WOLL, for a term to expire 6-30-2015."

 

(Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ORDER OF THE DAY

 

  1. Advise and Consent

 

1327

 

Testimony Status

HMS

G.M. No. 722

"Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Commission on Fatherhood, Gubernatorial Nominee, RUSS S. AWAKUNI, for a term to expire 6-30-2015."

 

 

 

 

 

 

1328

 

Testimony Status

HMS

G.M. No. 727

"Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Policy Advisory Board for Elder Affairs, Gubernatorial Nominee, ABELINA SHAW, for a term to expire 6-30-2015."

 

 

 

 

 

 

1328

 

Testimony Status

HMS

G.M. No. 728

"Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Policy Advisory Board for Elder Affairs, Gubernatorial Nominee, BEVERLY JEAN WITHINGTON, for a term to expire 6-30-2012."

 

 

 

 

 

 

1329

 

Testimony Status

CPN

G.M. No. 596

"Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Motor Vehicle Repair Industry Board, Gubernatorial Nominee, SWEE L. BERKEY, for a term to expire 6-30-2015."

 

 

 

 

 

 

1329

 

Testimony Status

CPN

G.M. No. 597

"Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Motor Vehicle Repair Industry Board, Gubernatorial Nominee, STEVEN J.T. CHOW, for a term to expire 6-30-2015."

 

 

 

 

 

 

1329

 

Testimony Status

CPN

G.M. No. 598

"Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Motor Vehicle Repair Industry Board, Gubernatorial Nominee, WARREN HIGA, for a term to expire 6-30-2015."

 

 

 

 

 

 

1329

 

Testimony Status

CPN

G.M. No. 599

"Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Motor Vehicle Repair Industry Board, Gubernatorial Nominee, ALAN M. NAKAMURA, for a term to expire 6-30-2015. (Term amended to 6-30-2014 by GM789)."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Adopt Resolutions

 

1325

 

Testimony Prior Versions Status

HMS

H.C.R. No. 60, S.D. 1

"RECOGNIZING APRIL AS SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS AND PREVENTION MONTH."

 

 

 

 

 

 

1326

 

Testimony Prior Versions Status

HMS

H.C.R. No. 309, H.D. 1, S.D. 1

"REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO PROCLAIM THE SECOND WEEK OF AUGUST OF EVERY YEAR AS "HAWAII STATE ASSISTANCE DOGS WEEK"." (AMENDED TITLE)

 

 

 

 

 

 

1330

 

Testimony Prior Versions Status

WLH

S.R. No. 110, S.D. 1

"REQUESTING THE STATE HAZARD MITIGATION FORUM TO STUDY MEASURES TO MITIGATE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH STATE FLOOD HAZARDS." (AMENDED TITLE)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adopt Resolutions Referrals Waived

 

H.C.R. No. 24

 

Testimony Prior Versions Status

"EXTENDING THE DEADLINE FOR THE HOME FOR LIFE TASK FORCE TO REPORT ITS FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR REDUCING BARRIERS TO AGING IN PLACE AND FACILITATING MULTIGENERATIONAL LIVING."

 

(Home for Life Task Force)

 

 

 

 

H.C.R. No. 286, H.D. 1

 

Testimony Prior Versions Status

"REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO WORK COLLABORATIVELY TO FIND WAYS TO MORE EFFECTIVELY ENFORCE THE STATE'S CIVIL AND CRIMINAL LAWS THAT MAY APPLY TO UNLICENSED CONTRACTORS."

 

(Contractors)

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Final Reading

 

S.B. No. 590, S.D. 1, H.D. 2

 

Testimony Prior Versions Status

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

 

(Federal Stimulus Program; Oversight Commission)

 

 

 

 

S.B. No. 782, S.D. 2, H.D. 1

 

Testimony Prior Versions Status

"RELATING TO DANGEROUS WEAPONS."

 

(Dangerous Weapons; Homemade Explosive Devices)

 

 

 

 

S.B. No. 823, S.D. 1, H.D. 1

 

Testimony Prior Versions Status

"RELATING TO PROCUREMENT."

 

(Procurement; Public Transit Agencies)

 

 

 

 

S.B. No. 883, S.D. 2, H.D. 1

 

Testimony Prior Versions Status

"RELATING TO SPECIAL NUMBER PLATES."

 

(Gold Star Family Plates)

 

 

 

 

S.B. No. 892, S.D. 2, H.D. 2

 

Testimony Prior Versions Status

"RELATING TO SERVICE ANIMALS."

 

(Service Animals; Definitions; Americans with Disabilities Act; Fair Housing Act)

 

 

 

 

S.B. No. 1288, S.D. 1, H.D. 1

 

Testimony Prior Versions Status

"RELATING TO THE EMERGENCY AND BUDGET RESERVE FUND."

 

(Emergency and Budget Reserve Fund)

 

 

 

 

S.B. No. 1292, H.D. 1

 

Testimony Prior Versions Status

"MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES FOR HEALTH CARE PAYMENTS."

 

(Health Care Payments (HMS 401); Emergency Appropriation)

 

 

 

 

S.B. No. 1325, S.D. 1, H.D. 1

 

Testimony Prior Versions Status

"RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION."

 

(Motor Vehicle Registration)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Miscellaneous Communications: None
  2. Miscellaneous Business

     Reconsideration of Disagreement to House Amendments; Agree; One Day Notice for Final Reading

 

 

S.B. No. 1293, H.D. 2

HMS/WAM

"MAKING EMERGENCY APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES."

 

 

        Waiver of Referral; One Day Notice for Adoption

 

 

H.C.R. No. 100, H.D. 2

WLH/EDT

"ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO LOCATE LAND SUITABLE TO CONSTRUCT A MOTORSPORTS CENTER ON THE ISLAND OF OAHU."

 

 

H.C.R. No. 85, H.D. 1

WLH

"URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO DETERMINE WHETHER LANDS ALONG THE WAIPIO PENINSULA AND WAIPAHU SHORELINES ARE ACCRETED LANDS AND THEREFORE STATE PROPERTY FOR PROSPECTIVE USE AS A STATE PARK."

 

H.C.R. No. 173

WLH

"URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO WORK WITH MOANALUA GARDENS FOUNDATION TO EXECUTE A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING FOR THE USE OF KAMANANUI (MOANALUA) VALLEY FOR EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL PURPOSES."

H.C.R. No. 167

AGL/EDU

"REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO EXAMINE THE FEDERAL 2008 FARM BILL AMENDMENT TO THE RICHARD B. RUSSELL NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH ACT."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Announcements

        Committee Hearing Schedule:

COMMITTEE

DATE & TIME

ROOM

CONF

4/21/2011 1:00 PM

225

CONF

4/21/2011 1:30 PM

224

CONF

4/21/2011 1:45 PM

312

CONF

4/21/2011 1:45 PM

224

CONF

4/21/2011 2:00 PM

016

CONF

4/21/2011 2:00 PM

325

CONF

4/21/2011 2:05 PM

312

CONF

4/21/2011 2:30 PM

016

CONF

4/21/2011 2:30 PM

423

CONF

4/21/2011 2:30 PM

329

CONF

4/21/2011 2:30 PM

325

HMS

4/21/2011 2:30 PM

229

CONF

4/21/2011 3:00 PM

229

CONF

4/21/2011 3:15 PM

225

CONF

4/21/2011 3:30 PM

225

CONF

4/21/2011 3:30 PM

312

CONF

4/25/2011 9:30 AM

229

CONF

4/25/2011 9:30 AM

325

CONF

4/25/2011 10:00 AM

016

EDU

4/25/2011 10:00 AM

329

CONF

4/25/2011 1:30 PM

423

CONF

4/25/2011 1:30 PM

229

CONF

4/25/2011 1:30 PM

225

CONF

4/25/2011 1:45 PM

423

CONF

4/25/2011 2:00 PM

329

CONF

4/25/2011 2:30 PM

224

TSM

4/25/2011 3:00 PM

423

CONF

4/25/2011 3:30 PM

423

CONF

4/25/2011 4:00 PM

229

CONF

4/25/2011 7:00 PM

309

HMS-HUS

4/26/2011 8:00 AM

229

CONF

4/26/2011 1:30 PM

229

CONF

4/26/2011 2:00 PM

224

CONF

4/26/2011 2:30 PM

229

CONF

4/26/2011 2:30 PM

312

CONF

4/26/2011 3:00 PM

224

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Adjournment