HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2013

 

COMMITTEE ON VETERANS, MILITARY, & INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, & CULTURE AND THE ARTS

Rep. K. Mark Takai, Chair

Rep. Ken Ito, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Bob McDermott

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

TIME:

8:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) has been ADDED to the agenda: SCR61, SD1

 

HCR 165 / HR 133

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS TO DISPLAY ALL WORKS OF ART IN ITS COLLECTION AND TO MAKE PUBLICLY AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET PHOTOGRAPHS AND INFORMATION OF EVERY WORK OF ART IN THE FOUNDATION'S COLLECTION.

 

 

VMI, FIN

HCR 71 / HR 55

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO SUPPORT A STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS IN HAWAII PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND STUDENTS IN PROVINCES IN THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES WITH WHICH THE STATE HAS STATE-PROVINCE RELATIONSHIPS.

 

 

VMI, EDN

HCR 183 / HR 148

Status / Status

URGING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND CONGRESS TO SUPPORT AND PASS THE FILIPINO VETERANS FAMILY REUNIFICATION ACT OF 2013.

 

 

VMI

HR 47

Status

URGING THE GOVERNOR, DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM, BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI選, BOARD OF EDUCATION, AND HAWAI選'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO STRENGTHEN THE SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP WITH TAIWAN IN COMMEMORATION OF THE TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HAWAI選 AND TAIWAN.

 

 

VMI, EDB

SCR 61, SD1

(SSCR876)

Status

URGING THE GOVERNOR, DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM, BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI選, BOARD OF EDUCATION, AND HAWAI選'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO STRENGTHEN THE SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP WITH TAIWAN IN COMMEMORATION OF THE TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HAWAI選 AND TAIWAN.

 

VMI

HCR 152 / HR 121

Status / Status

RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THE UNITED STATES-INDONESIA COMPREHENSIVE PARTNERSHIP AND THE GLOBAL SIGNIFICANCE OF ENHANCED COOPERATION BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND INDONESIA.

 

 

VMI, EDB, FIN

HCR 151 / HR 120

Status / Status

ENCOURAGING THE SUCCESSFUL NEGOTIATION OF A TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT BETWEEN AUSTRALIA, BRUNEI, CANADA, CHILE, MALAYSIA, MEXICO, NEW ZEALAND, PERU, SINGAPORE, VIETNAM, AND THE UNITED STATES.

 

 

VMI, EDB, FIN

HCR 117 / HR 88

Status / Status

URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO INCLUDE RESIDENT CITIZENS OF THE FREELY ASSOCIATED STATES AS "QUALIFIED ALIENS" UNDER THE PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY AND WORK OPPORTUNITY RECONCILIATION ACT IN RECOGNITION OF THEIR UNIQUE HISTORIC AND ONGOING SACRIFICES AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

 

 

VMI, JUD

HCR 164 / HR 132

Status / Status

Proposed HD1: SUPPORTING THE AEGIS BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEM AND THE GROUND-BASED MIDCOURSE DEFENSE SYSTEM.

 

Copies of the proposed HD1 are available in room 426 and on the Legislature's Web site: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

 

VMI

HCR 115 / HR 86

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF VETERANS SERVICES, WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF OTHER DEPARTMENTS, TO PLAN AND ESTABLISH A MEMORIAL ON THE STATE CAPITOL GROUNDS HONORING THE VETERANS OF THE PERSIAN GULF WAR, OPERATION DESERT STORM, OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, OPERATION NEW DAWN, AND OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM.

 

 

 

 

 

VMI, FIN

HCR 130

Status

URGING CONGRESS TO SUPPORT THE CONSTRUCTION OF A WAR IN THE PACIFIC MEMORIAL AT THE PEARL HARBOR VISITOR CENTER.

 

 

VMI, FIN

HCR 218 / HR 174

Status / Status

URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO AWARD THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR TO JOHN KUULEI KAUHAIHAO, OF HONAUNAU, HAWAII.

 

 

VMI, JUD

HCR 13

Status

REQUESTING THE SUPPORT OF THE REPEAL OF COMBAT EXCLUSIONARY RULES.

 

 

VMI, JUD

HCR 194 / HR 155

Status / Status

EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR THE NATIONAL DRAFT TO INCLUDE WOMEN.

 

 

VMI, FIN

HCR 60

Status

Proposed HD1: REQUESTING THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO ESTABLISH A VETERAN WOMEN SERVICES COORDINATOR POSITION WITHIN THE OFFICE OF VETERANS SERVICES

 

Copies of the proposed HD1 are available in room 426 and on the Legislature's Web site: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

 

VMI, EDB

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

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Rep. K. Mark Takai

Chair