HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

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

Rep. Ken Ito, Chair

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Lynn DeCoite

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Gene Ward

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, March 23, 2015

TIME:

10:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 194, SD2

(SSCR843)

Status

RELATING TO THE CULTURAL EXCHANGES BETWEEN HAWAII AND AFRICAN AMERICANS.

Establishes the Hawaii commission on African American History and Culture to recognize the contributions of the African American people in Hawaii and educate residents and visitors to the State about these contributions. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

VMI, FIN

SB 871, SD1, HD1

(HSCR964)

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.

Establishes driver licensing reciprocity privileges between Hawaii and foreign countries upon certain conditions. Allows the examiner of drivers to waive the demonstration of the ability to operate a motor vehicle for individuals who receive license reciprocity privileges. Repeals the driver's license reciprocity committee. (SB871 HD1)

 

TRN, VMI, JUD

HCR 188

Status

URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO ESTABLISH A VETERANS RESOURCE OFFICE TO SUPPORT VETERANS.

 

 

VMI, HED, FIN

HCR 45 / HR 19 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO ESTABLISH AND FUND A VETERAN WOMEN SERVICES COORDINATOR POSITION WITHIN THE OFFICE OF VETERANS' SERVICES.

 

 

VMI, JUD

HCR 66

Status

REQUESTING AN EMPHASIS ON COLLABORATION, OPENNESS, AND STRENGTHENING OF THE LONG TERM RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE AND UNITED STATES NAVY IN ADDRESSING AND RESOLVING ISSUES RELATING TO THE LEAKAGE OF FUEL FROM THE NAVY'S RED HILL UNDERGROUND FUEL STORAGE FACILITY.

 

 

VMI, HLT

HCR 77 / HR 41 /

Status / Status

EXPRESSING ALOHA AND SOLIDARITY WITH THE PEOPLE OF FRANCE.

 

 

VMI, FIN

HCR 191 / HR 126 /

Status / Status

COMMENDING THE JAPANESE WOMEN'S SOCIETY FOUNDATION FOR CREATING THE "ADOPT-A-MOM" PROGRAM AND ENCOURAGING ALL FAMILIES AND AGENCIES WORKING WITH THE ELDERLY OF HAWAII TO PLACE "ADOPT-A-MOM" DAY ON THEIR CALENDARS, AS THE THIRD SUNDAY OF MAY, IN OBSERVANCE OF THE ELDERLY WOMEN OF HAWAII WHO DESERVE TO BE CHERISHED AND APPRECIATED FOR THE INVALUABLE ROLE THEY PLAY AS THE MOTHERS OF OUR KEIKI O KA AINA.

 

 

VMI, FIN

HCR 201 / HR 137 /

Status / Status

ESTABLISHING WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES A TASK FORCE TO PLAN AND COORDINATE THE CELEBRATION OF THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HAWAII STATE CAPITOL.

 

 

VMI, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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

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Rep. Ken Ito

Chair