HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2014

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Sylvia Luke, Chair

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto, Vice Chair

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Kaniela Ing

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Rep. Beth Fukumoto

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Gene Ward

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

TIME:

3:35 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

*AMENDED A G E N D A #4

 

 

DECISION MAKING ONLY ON THE FOLLOWING, NO TESTIMONY WILL BE ACCEPTED:

 

 

 

 

HCR 14

(HSCR1248-14)

Status

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A LEASE AND EASEMENT OF CERTAIN SUBMERGED LANDS AT MANELE BAY, LANA‘I, TO LANA‘I RESORTS, LLC.

 

 

OMH, FIN

HCR 31, HD1

(HSCR1317-14)

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF THE BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN ADULT CARE HOMES.

 

 

HUS, FIN

HCR 34, HD1

(HSCR1275-14)

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO WORK WITH THE HAWAII EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES ASSOCIATION AND OTHER RELEVANT ORGANIZATIONS TO PLAN AND CONSTRUCT THE HAWAII EMERGENCY RESPONDERS MEMORIAL.

 

 

PBS, FIN

HCR 65

(HSCR1010-14)

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO ASSIST WITH THE DEVELOPMENT OF RULES TO ENSURE GREATER PROTECTION OF THE STATE'S OCEAN RESOURCES.

 

 

OMH, FIN

HCR 82 / HR 56

(HSCR1304-14) /

(HSCR1303-14)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE MORE TRANSPARENCY IN ITS MEETINGS.

 

 

 

EDN, FIN

HCR 87 / HR 62

(HSCR1085-14) /

(HSCR1084-14)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONVENE AND CHAIR A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP THE MEANS TO ALLOW PUBLIC ACCESS TO THE HAIKU STAIRS AREA.

 

 

WAL, FIN

HCR 95 / HR 69

(HSCR1227-14) /

(HSCR1226-14)

Status / Status

REQUESTING A STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY OF DIVIDING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION INTO TWO OR MORE LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES AND THE EFFECTS OF SUCH A DIVISION ON THE STATE'S PUBLIC EDUCATION SYSTEM.

 

 

EDN, FIN

HCR 96, HD1 / HR 70, HD1

(HSCR1333-14) /

(HSCR1332-14)

Status / Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO FIND A SHORT-TERM SOLUTION TO PROVIDE PARKING AND SECURITY PERSONNEL FOR THE MAUNAWILI FALLS TRAILHEAD.

 

 

WAL, FIN

HCR 97, HD1 / HR 71, HD1

(HSCR1331-14) /

(HSCR1330-14)

Status / Status

REQUESTING AN AUDIT OF THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY'S METHOD AND PROCESS FOR DETERMINING IMPACT ON AND ADEQUACY OF INFRASTRUCTURE FACILITIES FOR DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT AND THE ROLE OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU IN THAT DETERMINATION.

 

 

WAL, FIN

HCR 100 / HR 74

(HSCR1091-14) /

(HSCR1090-14)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR MEDICALLY NECESSARY TREATMENT OF OROFACIAL ANOMALIES.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 112

(HSCR1287-14)

Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TO SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE REGARDING ITS POLICY TO DEVELOP RENTAL PROPERTIES FOR OCCUPANCY BY ITS BENEFICIARIES AND ENSURE THAT BENEFICIARIES MAINTAIN THEIR PLACEMENT ON THE WAITLIST FOR HOMESTEAD LEASES WHILE RESIDING IN A DEPARTMENT RENTAL.

 

 

OMH, FIN

HCR 116

(HSCR1245-14)

Status

REQUESTING THE HAWAII ACCESS TO JUSTICE COMMISSION TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP AN EDUCATIONAL LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM FOR WILLIAM S. RICHARDSON SCHOOL OF LAW GRADUATES TO EXPAND OPPORTUNITIES TO PURSUE PUBLIC INTEREST CAREERS IN HAWAII THAT DIRECTLY SERVE UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES.

 

 

JUD, FIN

HCR 126 / HR 91

(HSCR1235-14) /

(HSCR1234-14)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ADOPT ADMINISTRATIVE RULES TO REGULATE NOISE POLLUTION FROM HOUSEHOLD OR RESIDENTIAL SOURCES.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 131, HD1 / HR 99

(HSCR1274-14) /

Status / Status

REQUESTING VARIOUS GOVERNMENT ENTITIES, PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSING DEVELOPERS, AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS TO COLLABORATE AND PRODUCE A COMPREHENSIVE STATEWIDE HOUSING PLAN.

 

*Amended agenda – HR 99 is not a companion to HCR 131 HD1

 

HSG, FIN

HCR 134, HD1

(HSCR1280-14)

Status

ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO ENTER INTO A PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT FOR THE PLANNING, DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, TURNKEY, AND FINANCING OF EXPANDED, RENOVATED, OR NEW CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES STATEWIDE.

 

 

PBS, FIN

HCR 135, HD1 / HR 98, HD1

(HSCR1233-14) /

(HSCR1232-14)

Status / Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONSIDER THE CHARGING OF REASONABLE LICENSING FEES TO HEALTHCARE FACILITIES.

 

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 140

(HSCR1237-14)

Status

REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF HUMAN SERVICES TO REBASE THE BASIC PROSPECTIVE PAYMENT SYSTEM RATES FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES THAT SERVE MEDICAID RECIPIENTS TO BE EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2015, AND THE DIRECTOR OF HEALTH TO INCLUDE SUFFICIENT FUNDING TO COVER ANY INCREASE IN BASIC PAYMENT SYSTEM RATES RESULTING FROM REBASING IN ITS 2015-2017 BIENNIUM BUDGET.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 141

(HSCR1098-14)

Status

URGING THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ACTION PLAN TO MITIGATE IMMEDIATE AND FUTURE CRITICAL SHORTAGES OF PHYSICIANS IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 144, HD1 / HR 102, HD1

(HSCR1279-14) /

(HSCR1278-14)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO CONVENE AN ANTI-GRAFFITI TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS THAT ADDRESS EDUCATION AND PREVENTION, ENFORCEMENT, COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT, LEGISLATION, AND GRAFFITI REMOVAL.

 

 

PBS, FIN

HCR 149 / HR 107

(HSCR1093-14) /

(HSCR1092-14)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR MEDICAL SERVICES FOR WOMEN WITH DENSE BREAST TISSUE.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 157 / HR 118

(HSCR1263-14) /

(HSCR1262-14)

Status / Status

URGING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO INTRODUCE FEDERAL LEGISLATION TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS WITH FUNDING FOR ITS HOMESTEAD PROGRAM.

 

 

OMH, FIN

HCR 158 / HR 119

(HSCR1083-14) /

(HSCR1082-14)

Status / Status

URGING MEMBERS OF HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO INTRODUCE FEDERAL LEGISLATION TO PROVIDE THE KAHOOLAWE ISLAND RESERVE COMMISSION WITH FUNDING FOR THE LONG-TERM RESTORATION OF KAHOOLAWE.

 

 

WAL, FIN

HCR 166 / HR 126

(HSCR1319-14) /

(HSCR1318-14)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO CONDUCT A REVIEW, BY COUNTY, OF THE STATE'S WORKFORCE REQUIREMENTS FOR PROFESSIONAL AND PARAPROFESSIONAL ELDER CARE PARTNERS FOR THE NEXT DECADE IN ORDER TO ADDRESS THE NEED FOR CARE OF HAWAII'S RAPIDLY GROWING ELDERLY POPULATION.

 

 

HUS, FIN

HCR 167

(HSCR1273-14)

Status

ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO PLAN AND COORDINATE THE CELEBRATION OF THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS.

 

 

VMI, FIN

HCR 176 / HR 134

(HSCR1225-14) /

(HSCR1224-14)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE STATE PROCUREMENT OFFICE TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY, NECESSARY PROCESSES, AND COSTS RELATIVE TO REQUIRING THE CONSIDERATION OF PAST PERFORMANCE AS A FACTOR IN AWARDING PUBLIC CONTRACTS, INCLUDING LOW BID CONTRACTS.

 

 

EDB, FIN

HCR 202, HD1 / HR 159, HD1

(HSCR1306-14) /

(HSCR1305-14)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A WORKING GROUP TO RECOMMEND WAYS TO REDUCE INCIDENTS OF SEPSIS AND SEPSIS DEATHS IN THE STATE.

 

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 203 / HR 160

(HSCR1095-14) /

(HSCR1094-14)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION AND ITS REGIONAL BOARDS TO SUBMIT PLANS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR REDUCING ITS OPERATING DEFICITS.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 207, HD1

(HSCR1292-14)

Status

REQUESTING AN EXAMINATION AND AUDIT OF THE ADVANCE DISPOSAL FEE PROGRAM.

 

 

EEP, FIN

HCR 222 / HR 174

(HSCR1302-14) /

(HSCR1301-14)

Status / Status

REQUESTING A STUDY ON THE COST OF ESTABLISHING PUBLIC PRESCHOOL UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

 

 

EDN, FIN

HCR 228

(HSCR1325-14)

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE EXISTENCE OF SANDALWOOD ON THE MAJOR HAWAIIAN ISLANDS.

 

 

WAL, FIN

HCR 229 / HR 180

(HSCR1251-14) /

(HSCR1250-14)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDUCT AN OPIHI MANAGEMENT STUDY.

 

 

OMH, FIN

 

 

 

HCR 236 / HR 186

(HSCR1231-14) /

(HSCR1230-14)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE LONG-STANDING CULTURAL HAWAIIAN PRACTICE OF SUN-DRYING FISH TO DETERMINE WHAT CAN BE DONE TO PRESERVE THIS CULTURAL PRACTICE WHILE PROTECTING THE PUBLIC HEALTH.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 238 / HR 188

(HSCR1229-14) /

(HSCR1228-14)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION AND THE DIRECTOR OF HEALTH TO FORM A WORKING GROUP TO ASSESS WHETHER CHILDREN IN HAWAII WHO ARE DEAF OR SEVERELY HARD OF HEARING AND WHO CHOOSE THE AURAL/ORAL ROUTE OF COMMUNICATION RECEIVE PROPER TRAINING AND SUPPORT TO LEARN SPOKEN LANGUAGE SKILLS.

 

 

HLT, FIN

HCR 239

(HSCR1238-14)

Status

REQUESTING THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION TO ITEMIZE MEDICAL BILLS FOR PATIENTS AND TO ADOPT AND IMPLEMENT A UNIFORM GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE FOR THE RESOLUTION OF COMPLAINTS RELATING TO MEDICAL BILLS.

 

 

HLT, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Sylvia Luke

Chair