THE SENATE
THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE
REGULAR SESSION OF 2013

COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS
Senator David Y. Ige, Chair
Senator Michelle N. Kidani, Vice-Chair

MEASURES DEFERRED TO FRIDAY, APRIL 05, 2013

DATE:

Friday, April 05, 2013

TIME:

9:30 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 211
State Capitol
415 South Beretania Street

DECISION MAKING ON THE FOLLOWING MEASURE(S):

SCR64
Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND FINANCE AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO INVEST SPECIAL FUND HOLDINGS INTO LOCAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.


WAM

SCR133
Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND FINANCE TO CREATE A TASK FORCE FOR RESPONSIBLE FISCAL ACTION.


WAM

SCR170
Status and Testimony

DIRECTING THE DIRECTOR OF TAXATION TO REVIEW SECTION 237-25(C), HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, TO DETERMINE IF THERE IS A RATIONAL BASIS FOR THE APPARENT DISPARITY BETWEEN THE APPLICATION OF THAT PROVISION AND OTHER SECTIONS OF CHAPTER 237, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.


WAM

SCR34 SD1
(SSCR1139)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING STUDIES RELATING TO THE RESEARCH OF ISSUES ARISING FROM THE POTENTIAL IMPLEMENTATION OF A GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS LABELING OR RIGHT-TO-KNOW REGIMEN.


AGL/CPN, WAM

SCR122 SD1
(SSCR1163)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO IMPLEMENT A SCHEDULE OF REDUCED IRRIGATION WATER TOLL RATES AND CHARGES FOR THE ISLAND OF HAWAII AND HAMAKUA DISTRICT THAT DIFFERENTIATES AMONG DIFFERENT IRRIGATION SYSTEM AREAS AND AGRICULTURAL USERS TO PROMOTE THE DEVELOPMENT AND EXPANSION OF HAWAII-GROWN AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES THROUGH INCREASED USE OF IRRIGATION WATER.


AGL/WTL, WAM

SR85 SD1
(SSCR1164)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO IMPLEMENT A SCHEDULE OF REDUCED IRRIGATION WATER TOLL RATES AND CHARGES FOR THE ISLAND OF HAWAII AND HAMAKUA DISTRICT THAT DIFFERENTIATES AMONG DIFFERENT IRRIGATION SYSTEM AREAS AND AGRICULTURAL USERS TO PROMOTE THE DEVELOPMENT AND EXPANSION OF HAWAII-GROWN AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES THROUGH INCREASED USE OF IRRIGATION WATER.


AGL/WTL, WAM

SCR177
(SSCR1161)

Status and Testimony

URGING THE STATE TO PURCHASE AGRICULTURAL LAND FROM DOLE FOOD COMPANY, INC.


AGL/WTL, WAM

SR133
(SSCR1162)

Status and Testimony

URGING THE STATE TO PURCHASE AGRICULTURAL LAND FROM DOLE FOOD COMPANY, INC.


AGL/WTL, WAM

SCR66 SD1
(SSCR1138)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE CENTER FOR NURSING TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP COMPOSED OF VARIOUS STATE AGENCIES TO IDENTIFY BARRIERS RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES TO THE FULL EXTENT OF THE NURSES' EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN THE STATE.


CPN, WAM

SR34 SD1
(SSCR1137)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE CENTER FOR NURSING TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP COMPOSED OF VARIOUS STATE AGENCIES TO IDENTIFY BARRIERS RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES TO THE FULL EXTENT OF THE NURSES' EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN THE STATE.


CPN, WAM

SCR129 SD1
(SSCR1101)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO CREATE A WORKING GROUP TO STUDY INSURANCE RECOUPMENT.


CPN, WAM

SR91 SD1
(SSCR1100)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO CREATE A WORKING GROUP TO STUDY INSURANCE RECOUPMENT.


CPN, WAM

SCR27
(SSCR1088)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO MEET WITH INTERESTED PARTIES TO EXAMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A BOXING PILOT PROGRAM IN AT LEAST ONE OF HAWAII'S PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS.


EDU, WAM

SR8
(SSCR1087)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO MEET WITH INTERESTED PARTIES TO EXAMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A BOXING PILOT PROGRAM IN AT LEAST ONE OF HAWAII'S PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS.


EDU, WAM

SCR49
(SSCR1086)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONTINUE TO COLLABORATE WITH FAMILY AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS TO ESTABLISH, IMPLEMENT, AND MONITOR STATEWIDE POLICIES FOR FAMILY-SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPS IN HAWAII'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS.


EDU, WAM

SR26
(SSCR1085)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONTINUE TO COLLABORATE WITH FAMILY AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS TO ESTABLISH, IMPLEMENT, AND MONITOR STATEWIDE POLICIES FOR FAMILY-SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPS IN HAWAII'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS.


EDU, WAM

SCR76
(SSCR1057)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO RESEARCH STATE MODELS AND BEST PRACTICES ON HOME SCHOOLED STUDENT PARTICIPATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOL EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AND SPORTS AND EXPLORE IMPLEMENTATION OF SUCH A PROGRAM IN HAWAII.


EDU, WAM

SR43
(SSCR1058)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO RESEARCH STATE MODELS AND BEST PRACTICES ON HOME SCHOOLED STUDENT PARTICIPATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOL EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AND SPORTS AND EXPLORE IMPLEMENTATION OF SUCH A PROGRAM IN HAWAII.


EDU, WAM

SCR96
(SSCR1061)

Status and Testimony

COMMENDING THE JUMP START TASK FORCE ON THE CREATION OF THE JUMP START PROGRAM, ENCOURAGING EXPANSION OF THE PROGRAM TO SCHOOLS ON THE ISLANDS OF MAUI AND HAWAII, AND REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGES TO CONTINUE THEIR SUPPORT OF THE PROGRAM.


EDU/HRE, WAM

SR62
(SSCR1062)

Status and Testimony

COMMENDING THE JUMP START TASK FORCE ON THE CREATION OF THE JUMP START PROGRAM, ENCOURAGING EXPANSION OF THE PROGRAM TO SCHOOLS ON THE ISLANDS OF MAUI AND HAWAII, AND REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGES TO CONTINUE THEIR SUPPORT OF THE PROGRAM.


EDU/HRE, WAM

SCR147 SD1
(SSCR1093)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, AS PART OF ITS DEVELOPMENT OF A COMPREHENSIVE HAWAIIAN STUDIES PROGRAM, TO CREATE A COALITION TO ADDRESS THE ISSUE OF DEVELOPING ASSESSMENTS IN THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE FOR HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE IMMERSION STUDENTS TO MORE ACCURATELY MEASURE THEIR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT.


EDU/THA, WAM

SR107 SD1
(SSCR1092)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, AS PART OF ITS DEVELOPMENT OF A COMPREHENSIVE HAWAIIAN STUDIES PROGRAM, TO CREATE A COALITION TO ADDRESS THE ISSUE OF DEVELOPING ASSESSMENTS IN THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE FOR HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE IMMERSION STUDENTS TO MORE ACCURATELY MEASURE THEIR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT.


EDU/THA, WAM

SCR190
(SSCR1063)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE HAWAII BOARD OF EDUCATION TO REVIEW POLICY NO. 6701 IN LIGHT OF THE STATE'S EFFORT TO RENOVATE AND BUILD TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY SCHOOLS AND TO REPORT ITS RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE LEGISLATURE.


EDU/EGH, WAM

SR145
(SSCR1064)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE HAWAII BOARD OF EDUCATION TO REVIEW POLICY NO. 6701 IN LIGHT OF THE STATE'S EFFORT TO RENOVATE AND BUILD TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY SCHOOLS AND TO REPORT ITS RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE LEGISLATURE.


EDU/EGH, WAM

SCR191
(SSCR1090)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE STATE LIBRARIAN, TO EXPLORE THE FEASIBILITY OF ACTIVATING A STATEWIDE LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMISSION.


EDU, WAM

SR146
(SSCR1089)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE STATE LIBRARIAN, TO EXPLORE THE FEASIBILITY OF ACTIVATING A STATEWIDE LIBRARY ADVISORY COMMISSION.


EDU, WAM

SCR41 SD1
(SSCR1078)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE EXTENSION OF THE GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS TO ADDRESS ISSUES THAT AFFECT PROCUREMENT FOR GOODS AND SERVICES PURCHASED THROUGH NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, INCLUDING HUMAN SERVICE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS THAT DELIVER PIVOTAL GOODS AND SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, COMMUNITIES, AND OTHER SMALL BUSINESSES.


EGH, WAM

SCR92 SD1
(SSCR1217)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE COMPTROLLER TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE STATE PROCUREMENT CODE AND IDENTIFY AMENDMENTS THAT WOULD INCREASE ECONOMY, EFFICIENCY, EFFECTIVENESS, AND IMPARTIALITY IN THE PROCUREMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.


EGH, WAM

SR58 SD1
(SSCR1216)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE COMPTROLLER TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE STATE PROCUREMENT CODE AND IDENTIFY AMENDMENTS THAT WOULD INCREASE ECONOMY, EFFICIENCY, EFFECTIVENESS, AND IMPARTIALITY IN THE PROCUREMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.


EGH, WAM

SCR160 SD1
(SSCR1219)

Status and Testimony

URGING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO ESTABLISH A WORKING GROUP TO DETERMINE POTENTIAL PARCELS OF LAND UNDER THE OWNERSHIP OF THE STATE OR THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU WHERE JURISDICTION SHOULD BE EXCHANGED TO FACILITATE SPECIFIC MISSIONS.


EGH/WTL/PSM, WAM

SR117 SD1
(SSCR1218)

Status and Testimony

URGING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO ESTABLISH A WORKING GROUP TO DETERMINE POTENTIAL PARCELS OF LAND UNDER THE OWNERSHIP OF THE STATE OR THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU WHERE JURISDICTION SHOULD BE EXCHANGED TO FACILITATE SPECIFIC MISSIONS.


EGH/WTL/PSM, WAM

SCR37 SD1
(SSCR1160)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO CONSIDER WHETHER STRANDED COSTS ARE A SIGNIFICANT FACTOR IN THE ELECTRIC UTILITIES' FAILURE TO RETIRE OLD, OIL-FIRED GENERATION PLANTS AND ANY APPROPRIATE MEASURES THAT WOULD ENCOURAGE ELECTRIC UTILITIES TO RETIRE OLD, OIL-FIRED GENERATION PLANTS AND THE POTENTIAL IMPACT THIS WOULD HAVE ON RATEPAYERS.


ENE/CPN, WAM

SCR74 SD1
(SSCR1128)

Status and Testimony

URGING THE INVASIVE SPECIES COUNCIL TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A COMPREHENSIVE INTERAGENCY PLAN FOR THE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF ALBIZIA THROUGHOUT THE STATE; STARTING WITH THE ISLAND OF HAWAII, AND TO PARTNER TO UTILIZE ALBIZIA TREES THAT ARE REMOVED AND URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO INVESTIGATE BIOCONTROL AGENTS FOR THE CONTROL OF ALBIZIA.


ENE, WAM

SR41 SD1
(SSCR1129)

Status and Testimony

URGING THE INVASIVE SPECIES COUNCIL TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A COMPREHENSIVE INTERAGENCY PLAN FOR THE CONTROL AND ERADICATION OF ALBIZIA THROUGHOUT THE STATE; STARTING WITH THE ISLAND OF HAWAII, AND TO PARTNER TO UTILIZE ALBIZIA TREES THAT ARE REMOVED AND URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO INVESTIGATE BIOCONTROL AGENTS FOR THE CONTROL OF ALBIZIA.


ENE, WAM

SCR11
(SSCR1098)

Status and Testimony

APPROVING THE SALE OF THE LEASED FEE INTEREST IN 643 PAPAHEHI PLACE, HONOLULU, HAWAII.


HMS/THA, WAM

SCR12
(SSCR1099)

Status and Testimony

APPROVING THE SALE OF THE LEASED FEE INTEREST IN 95-011 KUAHELANI AVENUE, NO. 111, MILILANI, HAWAII.


HMS/THA, WAM

SCR65 SD1
(SSCR1123)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL IMPACTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO OFFER COVERAGE FOR HEARING AIDS.


HMS/CPN, WAM

SCR111
(SSCR1158)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE ON AGING TO CONTINUE ITS RESEARCH OF THE TIMEBANKING CONCEPT FOR HAWAII'S RESPITE SYSTEM.


HMS, WAM

SR77
(SSCR1159)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE ON AGING TO CONTINUE ITS RESEARCH OF THE TIMEBANKING CONCEPT FOR HAWAII'S RESPITE SYSTEM.


HMS, WAM

SCR137 SD1
(SSCR1214)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE COORDINATOR ON HOMELESSNESS TO ASSEMBLE A WORKING GROUP TO IDENTIFY INNOVATIVE HOUSING SOLUTIONS FOR HOMELESS NATIVE HAWAIIAN FAMILIES; INVESTIGATE SUITABLE AND AVAILABLE FEDERAL, STATE, COUNTY, AND PRIVATE LAND FOR INNOVATIVE HOUSING PROJECTS; AND PREPARE A PLAN TO DEVELOP A DEMONSTRATION HOUSING PROJECT FOR HOMELESS NATIVE HAWAIIAN FAMILIES THAT CAN SERVE AS A MODEL STATEWIDE.


HMS/THA/WTL, WAM

SR98 SD1
(SSCR1215)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE COORDINATOR ON HOMELESSNESS TO ASSEMBLE A WORKING GROUP TO IDENTIFY INNOVATIVE HOUSING SOLUTIONS FOR HOMELESS NATIVE HAWAIIAN FAMILIES; INVESTIGATE SUITABLE AND AVAILABLE FEDERAL, STATE, COUNTY, AND PRIVATE LAND FOR INNOVATIVE HOUSING PROJECTS; AND PREPARE A PLAN TO DEVELOP A DEMONSTRATION HOUSING PROJECT FOR HOMELESS NATIVE HAWAIIAN FAMILIES THAT CAN SERVE AS A MODEL STATEWIDE.


HMS/THA/WTL, WAM

SCR153 SD1
(SSCR1097)

Status and Testimony

URGING CONSIDERATION OF MEDICAID EXPANSION AS A VIABLE SOLUTION TO PROVIDE INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR HAWAII RESIDENTS WITH INCOME BETWEEN ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-THREE PERCENT AND TWO HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE FEDERAL POVERTY LEVEL.


HMS/CPN, WAM

SR112 SD1
(SSCR1096)

Status and Testimony

URGING CONSIDERATION OF MEDICAID EXPANSION AS A VIABLE SOLUTION TO PROVIDE INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR HAWAII RESIDENTS WITH INCOME BETWEEN ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-THREE PERCENT AND TWO HUNDRED PERCENT OF THE FEDERAL POVERTY LEVEL.


HMS/CPN, WAM

SCR78 SD1
(SSCR1194)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE AUDITOR TO ADDRESS THE ISSUES AND CONCERNS RAISED BY THE SENATE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON ACCOUNTABILITY RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.


HRE, WAM

SCR110 SD1
(SSCR1196)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE BOARD OF REGENTS AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO GIVE PREFERENCE TO LOCAL CANDIDATES WHEN HIRING FOR EXECUTIVE PERSONNEL POSITIONS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.


HRE/JDL, WAM

SR76 SD1
(SSCR1197)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE BOARD OF REGENTS AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO GIVE PREFERENCE TO LOCAL CANDIDATES WHEN HIRING FOR EXECUTIVE PERSONNEL POSITIONS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.


HRE/JDL, WAM

SCR119 SD1
(SSCR1200)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF THE POTENTIAL REGULATION OF UNACCREDITED DEGREE GRANTING INSTITUTIONS IN THE STATE.


HRE/CPN, WAM

SCR132
(SSCR1198)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO TO ESTABLISH A FORMAL ASSOCIATION WITH AND PROVIDE SUFFICIENT FUNDING FOR THE RISE 21ST CENTURY AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM.


HRE, WAM

SR94
(SSCR1199)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO TO ESTABLISH A FORMAL ASSOCIATION WITH AND PROVIDE SUFFICIENT FUNDING FOR THE RISE 21ST CENTURY AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM.


HRE, WAM

SCR198
(SSCR1204)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO TO CONDUCT AN OUTREACH PROGRAM, PERFORM A NEEDS ASSESSMENT, AND ESTABLISH A HIGHER EDUCATION LEARNING CENTER IN THE DISTRICT OF PUNA ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII.


HRE/AGL, WAM

SR150
(SSCR1205)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO TO CONDUCT AN OUTREACH PROGRAM, PERFORM A NEEDS ASSESSMENT, AND ESTABLISH A HIGHER EDUCATION LEARNING CENTER IN THE DISTRICT OF PUNA ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII.


HRE/AGL, WAM

SCR199 SD1
(SSCR1202)

Status and Testimony

URGING THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO ESTABLISH A THREE-YEAR MORATORIUM ON ANY INCREASES OF RESIDENT TUITION.


HRE, WAM

SR151 SD1
(SSCR1203)

Status and Testimony

URGING THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO ESTABLISH A THREE-YEAR MORATORIUM ON ANY INCREASES OF RESIDENT TUITION.


HRE, WAM

SCR15 SD1
(SSCR903)

Status and Testimony

URGING THE FORMATION OF A WORK GROUP TO DEVELOP NUTRITION GUIDELINES FOR GOVERNMENT AGENCIES.


HTH, WAM

SCR18 SD1
(SSCR914)

Status and Testimony

URGING THE FORMATION OF A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPROVING THE PROVISION OF OBESITY PREVENTION-RELATED SERVICES AND COUNSELING IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT.


HTH/CPN, WAM

SCR57 SD1
(SSCR1155)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR SURVIVORS OF TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES.


HTH/CPN, WAM

SCR151 SD1
(SSCR1147)

Status and Testimony

URGING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A WORK GROUP TO EXAMINE SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH AND RISK ADJUSTMENT FOR MEDICAID, GAP-GROUP, AND UNINSURED INDIVIDUALS.


HTH/HMS, WAM

SR110 SD1
(SSCR1146)

Status and Testimony

URGING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A WORK GROUP TO EXAMINE SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH AND RISK ADJUSTMENT FOR MEDICAID, GAP-GROUP, AND UNINSURED INDIVIDUALS.


HTH/HMS, WAM

SCR154 SD1
(SSCR1148)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR TOBACCO USE CESSATION TREATMENTS.


HTH/CPN, WAM

SCR155 SD1
(SSCR1152)

Status and Testimony

URGING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO ESTABLISH A STROKE SYSTEM OF CARE IN THE STATE.


HTH, WAM

SR113 SD1
(SSCR1151)

Status and Testimony

URGING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO ESTABLISH A STROKE SYSTEM OF CARE IN THE STATE.


HTH, WAM

SCR10 SD1
(SSCR1136)

Status and Testimony

URGING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO SEEK FEDERAL FUNDING TO MATCH STATE FUNDS TO SUPPORT PUBLIC WORKS OF ART HONORING THE LATE SENATOR DANIEL K. INOUYE AND THE LATE REPRESENTATIVE PATSY T. MINK.


PSM/TEC, WAM

SCR26
(SSCR892)

Status and Testimony

ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO CONTINUE AND EXPAND ITS STRUCTURED COMMUNITY PLACEMENT PROGRAMS.


PSM, WAM

SCR67 SD1
(SSCR1082)

Status and Testimony

ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO SERIOUSLY CONSIDER THE ESTABLISHMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A STAND-ALONE REENTRY CENTER IN HONOLULU FOR RECOVERING LOW-RISK CRIMINAL OFFENDERS, WHICH MAY INCLUDE RESIDENTIAL AND DAY-REPORTING PROGRAM OPTIONS.


PSM, WAM

SR35 SD1
(SSCR1081)

Status and Testimony

ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO SERIOUSLY CONSIDER THE ESTABLISHMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A STAND-ALONE REENTRY CENTER IN HONOLULU FOR RECOVERING LOW-RISK CRIMINAL OFFENDERS, WHICH MAY INCLUDE RESIDENTIAL AND DAY-REPORTING PROGRAM OPTIONS.


PSM, WAM

SCR115
(SSCR1168)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE HAWAII PAROLING AUTHORITY TO THOROUGHLY CONSIDER GRANTING PAROLE TO CLASS A, CLASS B, AND CLASS C FELONS BEFORE THE EXPIRATION OF THEIR MAXIMUM TERMS.


PSM, WAM

SR79
(SSCR1167)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE HAWAII PAROLING AUTHORITY TO THOROUGHLY CONSIDER GRANTING PAROLE TO CLASS A, CLASS B, AND CLASS C FELONS BEFORE THE EXPIRATION OF THEIR MAXIMUM TERMS.


PSM, WAM

SCR194 SD1
(SSCR1210)

Status and Testimony

ENCOURAGING THE STATE AND THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO SERIOUSLY CONSIDER THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN ACCESSIBLE PUBLIC PLAYGROUND THAT ALLOWS VISUALLY IMPAIRED CHILDREN TO FREELY EXPLORE THEIR ENVIRONMENT AND INTERACT WITH THEIR FAMILIES AND FRIENDS IN A SAFE, WELCOMING, AND DEVELOPMENTALLY ENRICHING ENVIRONMENT.


PSM/HMS, WAM

SR148 SD1
(SSCR1211)

Status and Testimony

ENCOURAGING THE STATE AND THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO SERIOUSLY CONSIDER THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN ACCESSIBLE PUBLIC PLAYGROUND THAT ALLOWS VISUALLY IMPAIRED CHILDREN TO FREELY EXPLORE THEIR ENVIRONMENT AND INTERACT WITH THEIR FAMILIES AND FRIENDS IN A SAFE, WELCOMING, AND DEVELOPMENTALLY ENRICHING ENVIRONMENT.


PSM/HMS, WAM

SCR195
(SSCR1212)

Status and Testimony

RECOGNIZING COMMERCIAL SPACE TRANSPORTATION AS A STRATEGIC AND TIMELY GROWTH INDUSTRY FOR HAWAII AND REQUESTING THE STATE ADMINISTRATION TO TAKE PROACTIVE, COORDINATED, AND SUSTAINED ACTION TO FULLY REALIZE THE SIGNIFICANT SCIENTIFIC, EDUCATIONAL, AND COMMERCIAL BENEFITS THAT SPACE LAUNCH OPERATIONS AND RELATED AEROSPACE ENTERPRISE CAN BRING TO HAWAII.


PSM/EGH, WAM

SR149
(SSCR1213)

Status and Testimony

RECOGNIZING COMMERCIAL SPACE TRANSPORTATION AS A STRATEGIC AND TIMELY GROWTH INDUSTRY FOR HAWAII AND REQUESTING THE STATE ADMINISTRATION TO TAKE PROACTIVE, COORDINATED, AND SUSTAINED ACTION TO FULLY REALIZE THE SIGNIFICANT SCIENTIFIC, EDUCATIONAL, AND COMMERCIAL BENEFITS THAT SPACE LAUNCH OPERATIONS AND RELATED AEROSPACE ENTERPRISE CAN BRING TO HAWAII.


PSM/EGH, WAM

SCR200
(SSCR1130)

Status and Testimony

URGING THE PRESIDENT AND CONGRESS TO REACH AN AGREEMENT ON AN APPROPRIATIONS BILL TO ADDRESS THE CURRENT FISCAL CRISIS AND MITIGATE ITS NEGATIVE IMPACT ON THE MILITARY AND THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CIVILIAN POPULATION IN HAWAII AND ACROSS THE NATION.


PSM, WAM

SCR141
(SSCR1140)

Status and Testimony

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.


TEC, WAM

SR102
(SSCR1141)

Status and Testimony

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.


TEC, WAM

SCR159 SD1
(SSCR1125)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO EXPLORE THE USE OF ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF INSURANCE NOTICES AND DOCUMENTS.


TEC/CPN, WAM

SR116 SD1
(SSCR1124)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO EXPLORE THE USE OF ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF INSURANCE NOTICES AND DOCUMENTS.


TEC/CPN, WAM

SCR121
(SSCR1065)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO PROPOSE AMENDMENTS TO THE AIRLINE DEREGULATION ACT TO EXEMPT HAWAII FROM THE UNITED STATES' PREEMPTION OF STATE ECONOMIC REGULATION OF INTERSTATE AIR TRANSPORTATION.


TIA/PSM, WAM

SR84
(SSCR1066)

Status and Testimony

REQUESTING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO PROPOSE AMENDMENTS TO THE AIRLINE DEREGULATION ACT TO EXEMPT HAWAII FROM THE UNITED STATES' PREEMPTION OF STATE ECONOMIC REGULATION OF INTERSTATE AIR TRANSPORTATION.


TIA/PSM, WAM

SCR169
(SSCR1067)

Status and Testimony

STRONGLY URGING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO SEEK AND OBTAIN ADDITIONAL FEDERAL AID TO THE STATE OF HAWAII FOR THE PROVISION OF EDUCATIONAL SERVICES TO MIGRANTS FROM THE COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION NATIONS.


TIA/PSM, WAM

SR126
(SSCR1068)

Status and Testimony

STRONGLY URGING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO SEEK AND OBTAIN ADDITIONAL FEDERAL AID TO THE STATE OF HAWAII FOR THE PROVISION OF EDUCATIONAL SERVICES TO MIGRANTS FROM THE COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION NATIONS.


TIA/PSM, WAM

SCR182 SD1
(SSCR1069)

Status and Testimony

EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR THE ENHANCED TRADE AND INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES AMONG MEMBER COUNTRIES OF THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP AND ENCOURAGING SUPPORT FOR FINALIZATION OF THE PARTNERSHIP.


TIA/PSM, WAM

SR138 SD1
(SSCR1070)

Status and Testimony

EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR THE ENHANCED TRADE AND INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES AMONG MEMBER COUNTRIES OF THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP AND ENCOURAGING SUPPORT FOR FINALIZATION OF THE PARTNERSHIP.


TIA/PSM, WAM

SCR20
(SSCR869)

Status and Testimony

SUBMITTING TO THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII FOR REVIEW OF ACTION TAKEN BY THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES ON A LAND EXCHANGE.


WTL, WAM

SCR21
(SSCR870)

Status and Testimony

SUBMITTING TO THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII FOR REVIEW OF ACTION TAKEN BY THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES ON A LAND EXCHANGE AND SALE OF PROPERTY.


WTL, WAM

SCR22
(SSCR871)

Status and Testimony

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT KAALAEA, KOOLAUPOKO, OAHU, FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING SEAWALL, AND FOR USE, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED THEREON.


WTL, WAM

SCR23 SD1
(SSCR872)

Status and Testimony

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT KANEOHE, KOOLAUPOKO, OAHU, FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING PIER, SEAWALL, AND LANDSCAPING AREA, AND FOR USE, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED THEREON.


WTL, WAM

SCR40
(SSCR873)

Status and Testimony

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A PERPETUAL, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT KAPAHULU, HONOLULU, OAHU, FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING SEAWALL AND STEPS.


WTL, WAM

SCR46 SD1
(SSCR874)

Status and Testimony

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT LANIKAI, KOOLAUPOKO, OAHU, FOR SEAWALL AND REVETMENT PURPOSES.


WTL, WAM

SCR69
(SSCR1191)

Status and Testimony

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A FIFTY-FIVE YEAR TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT PUAMANA, LAHAINA, MAUI, FOR VARIOUS SEAWALL STRUCTURES, A CONCRETE GROIN, AND REVETMENT FOOTINGS OF A HISTORIC SWIMMING POOL.


WTL, WAM

SCR101
(SSCR1176)

Status and Testimony

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS PURSUANT TO SECTION 171-53, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, RELATING TO RECLAMATION AND DISPOSITION OF SUBMERGED OR RECLAIMED PUBLIC LAND.


WTL, WAM

SCR103
(SSCR1178)

Status and Testimony

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS PURSUANT TO SECTION 171-53, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, RELATING TO RECLAMATION AND DISPOSITION OF SUBMERGED OR RECLAIMED PUBLIC LAND.


WTL, WAM

SCR104 SD1
(SSCR1188)

Status and Testimony

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION TO COLLABORATE TO FORM A PERMANENT PLAN TO PROTECT HUMPBACK WHALES FROM VESSEL STRIKES WITHIN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS HUMPBACK WHALE NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY AND REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE A PLAN TO PROTECT HUMPBACK WHALES AND WHALE-VESSEL CONTACT INFORMATION.


WTL, WAM

SR70 SD1
(SSCR1187)

Status and Testimony

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION TO COLLABORATE TO FORM A PERMANENT PLAN TO PROTECT HUMPBACK WHALES FROM VESSEL STRIKES WITHIN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS HUMPBACK WHALE NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY AND REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE A PLAN TO PROTECT HUMPBACK WHALES AND WHALE-VESSEL CONTACT INFORMATION.


WTL, WAM

SCR105
(SSCR1182)

Status and Testimony

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS PURSUANT TO SECTION 171-53, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, RELATING TO RECLAMATION AND DISPOSITION OF SUBMERGED OR RECLAIMED PUBLIC LAND.


WTL, WAM

SCR106
(SSCR1180)

Status and Testimony

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS PURSUANT TO SECTION 171-53, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, RELATING TO RECLAMATION AND DISPOSITION OF SUBMERGED OR RECLAIMED PUBLIC LAND.


WTL, WAM

SCR126
(SSCR1190)

Status and Testimony

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS PURSUANT TO SECTION 171-53, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, RELATING TO THE RECLAMATION AND DISPOSITION OF SUBMERGED OR RECLAIMED PUBLIC LAND.


WTL, WAM

SCR158 SD1
(SSCR1189)

Status and Testimony

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT MANELE BAY, LANAI, FOR RENOVATION OF MANELE SMALL BOAT HARBOR.


WTL, WAM

SCR168 SD1
(SSCR1186)

Status and Testimony

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, TO EXPLORE FEASIBLE OPTIONS RELATING TO LIABILITY FOR INJURY OR DAMAGE SUSTAINED WHILE MOUNTAIN CLIMBING, ROCK CLIMBING, RAPPELLING, AND BOULDERING ON PUBLIC LAND.


WTL/JDL, WAM

SR125 SD1
(SSCR1185)

Status and Testimony

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, TO EXPLORE FEASIBLE OPTIONS RELATING TO LIABILITY FOR INJURY OR DAMAGE SUSTAINED WHILE MOUNTAIN CLIMBING, ROCK CLIMBING, RAPPELLING, AND BOULDERING ON PUBLIC LAND.


WTL/JDL, WAM

SCR172 SD1
(SSCR1193)

Status and Testimony

ENCOURAGING THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO CONTINUE NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE PRIVATE LESSEE OF STATE LAND TO MUTUALLY CANCEL THE LEASE OR, ALTERNATIVELY, TO OBTAIN A PUBLIC EASEMENT IN FAVOR OF THE COUNTY TO ALLOW THE COUNTY TO PROCEED WITH ITS PLANS FOR THE WAIMEA TRAILS AND GREENWAYS TRAILHEAD AND COUNTY PARK.


WTL/PSM, WAM

SR129 SD1
(SSCR1192)

Status and Testimony

ENCOURAGING THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO CONTINUE NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE PRIVATE LESSEE OF STATE LAND TO MUTUALLY CANCEL THE LEASE OR, ALTERNATIVELY, TO OBTAIN A PUBLIC EASEMENT IN FAVOR OF THE COUNTY TO ALLOW THE COUNTY TO PROCEED WITH ITS PLANS FOR THE WAIMEA TRAILS AND GREENWAYS TRAILHEAD AND COUNTY PARK.


WTL/PSM, WAM

No testimony will be accepted.

FOR AMENDED NOTICES: Measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored. If a measure is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

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