HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2014

 

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

Rep. K. Mark Takai, Chair

Rep. Ken Ito, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Karen Awana

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Jessica Wooley

Rep. Takashi Ohno

 

 

CORRECTED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

The location has changed to Conference Room 423

 

DATE:

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

TIME:

9:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 312 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SCR 82

(SSCR3147)

Status

DESIGNATING JULY 20, 2014, AS "TRANQUILITY BASE DAY" IN HAWAII TO HONOR THE FORTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE APOLLO 11 LUNAR LANDING AT TRANQUILITY BASE AND URGING THE UNITED NATIONS EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATION TO INCLUDE TRANQUILITY BASE AND ASSOCIATED ARTIFACTS ON THE WORLD HERITAGE LIST.

 

VMI

SCR 84

(SSCR3149)

Status

URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO RESTORE THE PRESUMPTION OF A SERVICE CONNECTION FOR AGENT ORANGE EXPOSURE TO UNITED STATES VETERANS WHO SERVED IN THE WATERS DEFINED BY THE COMBAT ZONE AND IN THE AIRSPACE OVER THE COMBAT ZONE IN VIETNAM.

 

VMI

SCR 47, SD1

(SSCR3175)

Status

RECOGNIZING JANUARY 17 OF EVERY YEAR AS HO‘OKU‘IKAHI DAY, OR RECONCILIATION DAY, IN HONOR AND REMEMBRANCE OF THE JUSTICE, RECONCILIATION, AND NONVIOLENCE OF QUEEN LILI‘UOKALANI.

 

VMI

SCR 62

(SSCR3218)

Status

URGING CONGRESS TO ENACT REFORMS ADDRESSING SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND ASSAULT IN THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES.

 

VMI

SCR 63

(SSCR3217)

Status

ENCOURAGING FEMALE MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE TO REFORM MILITARY INVESTIGATORY AND PROSECUTORIAL SYSTEMS GOVERNING SEXUAL ASSAULTS.

 

VMI

SCR 70

(SSCR3177)

Status

URGING THE GOVERNOR TO PROCLAIM 2014 AS THE YEAR OF THE WORLDWIDE VOYAGE.

 

 

VMI

SCR 71

(SSCR3174)

Status

URGING THE STATE AND STATE ENTITIES TO SUPPORT THE HOKULE‘A AND HER CREW AS THEY JOURNEY AROUND THE WORLD.

 

VMI

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing.  Testimony should indicate:

·     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. 

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER:  10 copies (including an original) to Room 432 in the State Capitol;

FAX:       For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through the website); or

WEB:      For testimony less than 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website.  This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-8455 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements.  Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

Selected meetings are broadcast live.  Check the current legislative broadcast schedule on the "Capitol TV" website at www.capitoltv.org or call 536-2100.

 

 

 

 

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Rep. K. Mark Takai

Chair