Hawaii State Legislature
2009 Senate Concurrent Resolutions
All concurrent resolutions that were offered in the Senate.
   
Measure Text pdfMeasure StatusCurrent StatusIntroducer(s)Current ReferralCompanion
SCR1
Federal Medical Assistance Percentage; Proposed Economic Stimulus Package; Congressional Support
URGING CONGRESS TO SUPPORT THE PRESIDENT'S PROPOSED ECONOMIC STIMULUS INITIATIVE INCREASING FEDERAL SUPPORT FOR THE MEDICAID PROGRAM.
(S ) 1/26/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. HANABUSA, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, ENGLISH, ESPERO, FUKUNAGA, GABBARD, GALUTERIA, GREEN, HOOSER, IGE, IHARA, KIDANI, KOKUBUN, NISHIHARA, SAKAMOTO, TOKUDA, TSUTSUI, Bunda, Hee, Kim, Takamine, Taniguchi
SCR2
Hawaii Medal of Honor
AWARDING THE HAWAII MEDAL OF HONOR TO UNITED STATES MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERS WITH HAWAII CONNECTIONS KILLED IN ACTION WHILE SERVING IN DANGEROUS, VOLATILE, AND UNSTABLE AREAS OF THE WORLD, INCLUDING IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN.
(S ) 1/28/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. HANABUSA
SCR3
Requesting Congress to designate the Hawaii Capital Cultural District as a National Heritage Area
REQUESTING CONGRESS TO DESIGNATE THE HAWAII CAPITAL CULTURAL DISTRICT AS A NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA.
(S ) 4/3/2009 - The committee on EDT deferred the measure. CHUN OAKLAND, Green EDT/JGO
SCR4
Heritage tourism; marketing plan
URGING THE HERITAGE TOURISM COMMUNITY TO COLLABORATIVELY WORK TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, CREATE A HERITAGE TOURISM MARKETING PLAN FOR USE BY THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
(S ) 2/9/2009 - Referred to TSM. CHUN OAKLAND, Fukunaga, Green, Kokubun TSM
SCR5 SD1
Aging; Study of Reimbursements and Benefits
REQUESTING A STUDY OF VARIOUS UNRESOLVED ISSUES RELATING TO AGING.
(H ) 3/18/2009 - Referred to HLT/HUS, HED, FIN, referral sheet 33 IHARA, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, HEMMINGS, Espero, Fukunaga, Sakamoto, Tsutsui HLT/HUS, HED, FIN
SCR6 SD1
Grandparents Caring for Grandchildren; Senior Housing
REQUESTING PUBLIC AND PRIVATE AGENCIES TO MAKE APPROPRIATE EXEMPTIONS FOR GRANDPARENTS CARING FOR GRANDCHILDREN TO REMAIN IN SENIOR HOUSING UNTIL SUITABLE HOUSING IS OBTAINED.
(H ) 4/2/2009 - Referred to HLT/HUS, HSG, referral sheet 45 IHARA, CHUN OAKLAND, Baker, Espero, Hemmings, Sakamoto, Tsutsui HLT/HUS, HSG
SCR7 SD1
Task Force; Aging in Place; Multigenerational Housing
REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND THE GOVERNOR TO CREATE A HOME FOR LIFE TASK FORCE TO REDUCE BARRIERS TO AGING IN PLACE AND TO FACILITATE MULTIGENERATIONAL LIVING.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. IHARA, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, SAKAMOTO, Fukunaga, Hemmings, Tsutsui FIN
SCR8
Criminal Justice System; Disparate Treatment of Native Hawaiians
REQUESTING A STUDY OF DISPARATE TREATMENT IN HAWAII'S CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.
(S ) 2/9/2009 - Referred to PSM/WTL. HANABUSA (BR) PSM/WTL
SCR9
State Parks; Heiau; Sacred Sites; Office of Hawaiian Affairs
REQUESTING A STUDY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A COMMUNITY-BASED CARETAKING AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM FOR AREAS OF STATE PARKS THAT CONTAIN HEIAU AND OTHER SACRED SITES.
(S ) 2/9/2009 - Referred to WTL. HANABUSA (BR) WTL
SCR10
Recognizing the descendants of the races inhabiting the islands of Hawaii, Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe, Oahu, Kauai, Niihau, and Nihoa to Kanemilohai (Kure Atoll) prior to western contact in 1778 comprise the indigenous, aboriginal, maoli peoples of Hawaii.
AFFIRMING THAT THE DESCENDANTS OF THE RACES INHABITING THE ISLANDS OF HAWAI`I, MAUI, MOLOKA`I, LANA`I, KAHO`OLAWE, O`AHU, KAUA`I, NI`IHAU, AND NIHOA TO KANEMILOHA`I (KURE ATOLL) PRIOR TO WESTERN CONTACT IN 1778 COMPRISE THE INDIGENOUS, ABORIGINAL, "MAOLI" PEOPLES OF HAWAI`I.
(S ) 2/9/2009 - Referred to WTL, JGO. HANABUSA (BR) WTL, JGO
SCR11
Department of Education; Campus Homeless Resource Centers
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ENCOURAGE THE PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS TO ESTABLISH RESOURCE CENTERS ON THEIR CAMPUSES IN ORDER TO COMBAT HOMELESSNESS.
(H ) 3/24/2009 - Referred to EDN, HSG, FIN, referral sheet 39 HANABUSA (BR) EDN, HSG, FIN
SCR12
OHA Package; Fishing; State Park Rules
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO AMEND ITS ADMINISTRATIVE RULES RELATING TO CAMPING AT STATE PARKS.
(S ) 2/9/2009 - Referred to WTL. HANABUSA (BR) WTL
SCR13
Unbanked; Underbanked; Action to Stimulate Savings
ENCOURAGING STATE AND COUNTY ACTION TO STIMULATE INDIVIDUAL SAVINGS AND DEVELOPMENT OF CREDIT AND TO FORMULATE AN INVENTORY OF BANKING SERVICES AVAILABLE TO LOW-INCOME PERSONS AND THOSE WITH NO CREDIT HISTORY IN THE STATE.
(S ) 4/2/2009 - Report adopted, referred to CPN. BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, FUKUNAGA, KIDANI, TOKUDA HMS/TIA, CPN
SCR14 SD1
Violence Against Women; White Ribbon Campaign
ENCOURAGING PARTICIPATION IN THE WHITE RIBBON CAMPAIGN TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. CHUN OAKLAND (BR) HUS
SCR15 SD1 HD1
Hawaii Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Week
DESIGNATING THE FIRST WEEK IN FEBRUARY AS HAWAII TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AWARENESS AND PREVENTION WEEK.
(H ) 4/6/2009 - Received notice of disagreement (Sen. Com. No. 464). CHUN OAKLAND HUS/HLT
SCR16
Aspartame, Approval, Food and Drug Administration
REQUESTING REVIEW OF EXISTING REPORTS AND STUDIES RELATED TO ASPARTAME AND RECISSION OF APPROVAL OF ASPARTAME FOR UNITED STATES MARKETS.
(S ) 2/9/2009 - Referred to HTH/CPN. CHUN OAKLAND, ENGLISH, GREEN, Bunda, Espero, Gabbard, Galuteria, Ihara, Kidani, Takamine HTH/CPN
SCR17 SD1
Mandatory Coverage, Early Intervention Services, Auditor
MANDATING COVERAGE OF EARLY INTERVENTION SERVICES FOR INFANTS AND CHILDREN FROM BIRTH TO AGE THREE.
(S ) 4/2/2009 - Report adopted, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. CHUN OAKLAND, Bunda, Espero, Gabbard, Ige, Kidani HMS/CPN, WAM
SCR18 SD1
Education; AP & IP; Increased Support
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE FURTHER SUPPORT FOR ADVANCED PLACEMENT AND INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE COURSES IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS THAT LIMIT OR DO NOT OFFER THESE COURSES.
(H ) 4/3/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CHUN OAKLAND, Bunda, Espero, Gabbard EDN, FIN
SCR19 SD1
Foster Families; Faith-Based Organizations
URGING FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS TO NETWORK AND COOPERATE TO SUPPORT FOSTER FAMILIES IN HAWAII.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. CHUN OAKLAND, English HUS
SCR20
Cybercrime; AG; Study and Report
REQUESTING THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO EXAMINE CYBERCRIME IN HAWAII.
(S ) 2/9/2009 - Referred to EDT, JGO. CHUN OAKLAND, Espero, Ige EDT, JGO
SCR21
Recognizing national charter school week
RECOGNIZING SEPTEMBER AS EDUCATION AND APPRECIATION AWARENESS MONTH IN HAWAII.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - The committee on EDH deferred the measure. CHUN OAKLAND, English EDH
SCR22
Designates March 13 as "Kidney Awareness Day" and the Month of March as Kidney Awareness Month in Hawaii.
COMMEMORATING MARCH 13, 2009, AS KIDNEY AWARENESS DAY AND THE MONTH OF MARCH AS KIDNEY AWARENESS MONTH IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.
(S ) 2/9/2009 - Referred to HTH. CHUN OAKLAND (BR) HTH
SCR23 SD1
Feed-In Tariffs; Public Utilities Commission
EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR PROMOTING AND ACCELERATING THE INCREASED USE AND DEVELOPMENT OF RENEWABLE POWER GENERATION THROUGH FEED-IN TARIFFS, AND REQUESTING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO ADOPT AND IMPLEMENT TRUE FEED-IN TARIFFS FOR CLEAN ENERGY SYSTEMS UP TO TWENTY MEGAWATTS IN SIZE.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to EEP/CPC, referral sheet 58 CHUN OAKLAND, ESPERO, Bunda EEP/CPC
SCR24 SD1
Historic Preservation; National Monument; Landmark
URGING FULL PRESERVATION OF UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS AIR STATION EWA AS A NATIONAL MONUMENT, MUSEUM, AND RESTORED PARK FOR THE STATE OF HAWAII.
(H ) 3/24/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. ESPERO, Bunda, English, Fukunaga, Gabbard EBM, WLO  HCR49
SCR25 SD1
Chemotherapy, Health
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE PARITY OF COVERAGE FOR ORAL AND INTRAVENOUS CHEMOTHERAPY.
(S ) 4/3/2009 - Report adopted, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. GREEN, Baker, Chun Oakland, Kim, Takamine CPN/HTH, WAM
SCR26 SD1
Health Insurance; Required Coverage; Colorectal Cancer Screening
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR COLONOSCOPY COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING.
(S ) 4/3/2009 - Report adopted, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. IGE, BAKER, HOOSER CPN/HTH, WAM  HCR109
SCR27 SD1
Medicare Reimbursements
REQUESTING THE CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES TO CONSIDER RAISING THE MEDICARE FEE SCHEDULE PAYMENT AMOUNTS FOR PHYSICIANS RENDERING SERVICES IN HAWAII.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Referred to HLT/HUS, FIN, referral sheet 49 IGE HLT/HUS, FIN  HCR33
SCR28
Auditor; Department of Human Services
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A COMPREHENSIVE FINANCIAL AUDIT OF ALL FEDERAL FUNDS DESIGNATED FOR HEALTH CARE RECEIVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
(S ) 3/17/2009 - The committee on HMS deferred the measure. IGE HMS/HTH, WAM  HCR36
SCR29 SD1
Medicare Reimbursements
RESPECTFULLY REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO RAISE MEDICARE FEE SCHEDULE PAYMENT AMOUNTS FOR PHYSICIANS RENDERING SERVICES IN HAWAII.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Referred to HLT/HUS, FIN, referral sheet 49 IGE HLT/HUS, FIN  HCR34
SCR30 HD1
DOE; E-books; Feasibility Study
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON CONVERTING HARD COVER TEXT BOOKS TO E-BOOKS FOR USE IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. KIM, ENGLISH, GALUTERIA, HOOSER, IHARA, TSUTSUI, Baker, Chun Oakland, Espero, Green, Hemmings, Kidani, Nishihara, Sakamoto EDN, FIN  HCR76
SCR31 SD2 HD1
Audit; Hawaii Public Housing Authority; Maintenance Contracts
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL AUDIT OF THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY'S MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. KIM, GALUTERIA, GREEN, HOOSER, IHARA, SAKAMOTO, Chun Oakland, Fukunaga, Ige, Kidani, Nishihara, Tokuda, Tsutsui HSG  HCR94
SCR32 SD1
Caregivers; Paid Family Leave; Wage Replacement
ENCOURAGING STAKEHOLDERS AND INTERESTED PARTIES TO WORK TOGETHER TO ESTABLISH PAID FAMILY LEAVE OR SIMILAR WAGE REPLACEMENT PROGRAMS TO ASSIST FAMILY CAREGIVERS.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to HLT/HUS, LAB, referral sheet 58 TOKUDA, CHUN OAKLAND, Baker, Fukunaga, Kidani HLT/HUS, LAB
SCR33 SD1
442nd Go For Broke; Commemorative Stamps
URGING THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE TO ISSUE POSTAL STAMPS HONORING THE WORLD WAR II NISEI SOLDIERS, OTHER DISTINGUISHED MILITARY UNITS IN UNITED STATES HISTORY, AND AMERICANS WHO WORKED TOWARD ENDING DISCRIMINATION BASED ON RACE OR NATIONAL ORIGIN.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to EBM, referral sheet 36 IHARA, FUKUNAGA, GALUTERIA, HEMMINGS, IGE, KIDANI, KOKUBUN, NISHIHARA, SAKAMOTO, TANIGUCHI, TOKUDA, TSUTSUI, Takamine EBM
SCR34 SD2
DOE; Feasibility Study; Four-Day School Week
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY TO EXAMINE THE FISCAL, CURRICULUM, AND OTHER IMPACTS OF A FOUR-DAY SCHOOL WEEK FOR SCHOOL COMPLEXES.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to EDN, FIN, referral sheet 58 KIM, CHUN OAKLAND, KIDANI, Galuteria, Hee, Hooser, Ige, Nishihara, Sakamoto EDN, FIN
SCR35 SD2
Athletic Trainers; Sunrise Review
REQUESTING A SUNRISE REVIEW OF ATHLETIC TRAINERS.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to HED/EDN, LMG, referral sheet 58 TANIGUCHI HED/EDN, LMG  HCR40
SCR36
Hanalei Boatyard Acquisition
URGING EITHER THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES OR THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO ACQUIRE THE BOATYARD ADJACENT TO THE STATE PIER AND WHARF FACILITY AND BOAT LAUNCH RAMP, AND TO ADDRESS PERMITTING AND USE CONFLICTS AT HANALEI, KAUAI.
(S ) 2/9/2009 - Referred to WTL/TIA, WAM. BUNDA WTL/TIA, WAM
SCR37
State Organic Program
REQUESTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PLAN FOR A STATE ORGANIC PROGRAM TO UNIFY THE STATE'S ORGANIC CERTIFICATION PRACTICES AND PROGRAMS.
(H ) 4/24/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. BUNDA AGR, FIN
SCR38 SD1 HD1
Organic Farming
URGING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PLAN FOR INCREASING AID AND ASSISTANCE TO CERTIFIED ORGANIC FARMERS.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. BUNDA AGR, FIN
SCR39 SD1
Kukui Gardens; Economic Stimulus Plan
URGING THE GOVERNOR TO INCLUDE THE KUKUI GARDENS AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECT IN THE STATE'S LIST OF SHOVEL-READY PROJECTS FOR THE PRESIDENT'S PROPOSED ECONOMIC STIMULUS PLAN.
(H ) 4/27/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no and Representative(s) Carroll, Takai excused. GALUTERIA, CHUN OAKLAND, ESPERO, HANABUSA, KIDANI, SAKAMOTO, Bunda, Fukunaga, Ihara, Kim, Takamine HSG, FIN  HCR63
SCR40
Native Hawaiians; Appeal; United States Supreme Court
URGING THE GOVERNOR AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO WITHDRAW THE APPEAL TO THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT OF THE HAWAII STATE SUPREME COURT DECISION, OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS V. HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF HAWAII, 117 HAWAII 174 (2008).
(S ) 2/23/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 02-23-09. HEE WTL/JGO
SCR41
Western Association of Schools and Colleges; Commission Members
REQUESTING THE WESTERN ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES TO AMEND ITS CONSTITUTION TO REFLECT A MORE EQUITABLE GEOGRAPHIC REPRESENTATION AMONG THE TWENTY-SIX MEMBERS OF THE ACCREDITING COMMISSION FOR SCHOOLS.
(S ) 3/30/2009 - The committee on EDH deferred the measure. HEE HRE/EDH
SCR42
National Heritage Area; Hawai'i Capital Heritage Area
REQUESTING CONGRESS TO DESIGNATE THE AREA IN HONOLULU BETWEEN KALIHI AND PUNAHOU STREETS, AND THE PALI LOOKOUT AND THE PACIFIC OCEAN AS A NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA.
(H ) 4/3/2009 - This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Monday 04-06-09 9:00am in conference room 312. FUKUNAGA, Baker, Hee, Ige, Slom TCI, WLO
SCR43
DOCARE; Law Enforcement Accreditation
REQUESTING THE DIVISION OF CONSERVATION AND RESOURCES ENFORCEMENT TO APPLY FOR ACCREDITATION WITH THE COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, INC.
(H ) 3/17/2009 - Referred to WLO, FIN, referral sheet 32 BUNDA, Hee, Hemmings, Kokubun, Takamine, Tokuda WLO, FIN
SCR44
South Molokai Reef; United States Geological Survey Report
EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY REPORT, "THE CORAL REEF OF SOUTH MOLOKAI, HAWAII: PORTRAIT OF A SEDIMENT THREATENED FRINGING REEF", ENCOURAGING FEDERAL, STATE, AND COMMUNITY COOPERATION TO STEWARD THE SOUTH MOLOKAI REEF FISHERY.
(H ) 3/10/2009 - Referred to WLO, referral sheet 26 HEE WLO
SCR45 SD1
Auditor; Professional Employer Organization
REQUESTING A SUNRISE REVIEW OF PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYER ORGANIZATIONS.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. FUKUNAGA, BAKER, Espero, Ige CPC
SCR46
Counties; Financial Disclosure; Elected Office
REQUESTING THAT THE COUNTIES AMEND THEIR CHARTERS OR ORDINANCES TO REQUIRE CANDIDATES FOR COUNTY ELECTIVE OFFICES TO FILE FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS ON THE SAME DATE AS NOMINATION PAPERS.
(S ) 2/18/2009 - Referred to TIA/JGO. BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, ENGLISH, IHARA, TSUTSUI, Fukunaga, Takamine TIA/JGO
SCR47 SD1 HD1
2009 Year of the Army Noncommissioned Officer Corps
PROCLAIMING 2009 AS THE YEAR OF THE NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER CORPS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. ESPERO, TOKUDA, Bunda, Gabbard, Hemmings, Kidani, Taniguchi EBM
SCR48
Hawaiian Telcom; Joint House and Senate Briefing
REQUESTING THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION AND THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION AND COMMERCE TO CONVENE JOINT INFORMATIONAL BRIEFINGS TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE SALE OF THE INCUMBENT LOCAL EXCHANGE CARRIER BY VERIZON HAWAII, INC. WAS IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST AND THE FEASIBILITY OF THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION ACQUIRING THE INCUMBENT LOCAL EXCHANGE CARRIER AND OPERATING IT AS A COOPERATIVE VENTURE.
(S ) 2/25/2009 - Referred to EDT/CPN. FUKUNAGA, CHUN OAKLAND, GREEN, Baker, Bunda, English, Espero, Gabbard, Galuteria, Hee, Ige, Ihara, Kidani, Kim, Kokubun, Nishihara, Sakamoto, Slom, Takamine, Taniguchi, Tokuda, Tsutsui EDT/CPN
SCR49
Native Hawaiians; Appeal; United States Supreme Court
URGING THE GOVERNOR AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO WITHDRAW THE APPEAL TO THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT OF THE HAWAII STATE SUPREME COURT DECISION, OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS V. HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF HAWAII, 117 HAWAII 174 (2008).
(S ) 2/25/2009 - Referred to WTL/JGO. HEE WTL/JGO
SCR50
Ane Keohokalole; Support
EXPRESSING LEGISLATIVE SUPPORT FOR THE ANE KEOHOKALOLE HIGHWAY EXTENSION, MID-LEVEL ROAD, IN THE COUNTY OF HAWAI‘I.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. GREEN, Kokubun, Takamine TRN, FIN
SCR51 SD1
UH; Candidate Advisory Council; Student Member Selection Process
URGING THE REGENTS CANDIDATE ADVISORY COUNCIL FOR THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP OF STUDENTS AND OTHER APPROPRIATE PARTIES TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A MODIFIED PROCESS FOR THE SELECTION OF THE CANDIDATES FOR THE STUDENT MEMBER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII BOARD OF REGENTS.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. SAKAMOTO HED
SCR52 SD1
Expanded Learning Time Models; Hookakoo Corporation
REQUESTING THAT THE HOOKAKOO CORPORATION REPORT ON THE PROGRESS AND IMPACTS OF THE MODELS FOR EXPANDED LEARNING TIME BEING PILOTED BY THE HOOKAKOO CORPORATION'S PARTNER CONVERSION CHARTER SCHOOLS.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. SAKAMOTO EDN, FIN
SCR53 SD1
Auditor; Sunrise Review; Real Estate Appraisal Management Companies
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A SUNRISE REVIEW OF THE REGULATION OF REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL MANAGEMENT COMPANIES.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. BAKER CPC
SCR54
Family Court; SCR 52 Task Force, SR10 Working Group
REQUESTING THE CONTINUATION OF THE FAMILY COURT LEGAL INTERVENTIONS WORKING GROUP ESTABLISHED IN 2007 BY SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 10, S.D. 1 (2007).
(S ) 3/5/2009 - Referred to JGO. CHUN OAKLAND, Fukunaga JGO
SCR55 SD1
Medical Marijuana
REQUESTING STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO ABIDE BY STATE LAWS RELATING TO THE MEDICAL USE OF MARIJUANA.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to PBS/HLT, JUD, referral sheet 58 ESPERO, Baker, Bunda, English, Green, Hooser PBS/HLT, JUD
SCR56 SD1
Cervical Cancer; Education and Eradication
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO INCREASE EDUCATIONAL EFFORTS TO PREVENT AND ERADICATE CERVICAL CANCER.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. KIDANI, BAKER, KIM, TOKUDA, Fukunaga HLT
SCR57 SD1
Department of Health; Food Safety
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO MAKE IT A PRIORITY TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC ON THE PROPER CLEANING OF PRODUCE.
(H ) 4/9/2009 - Referred to HLT, FIN, referral sheet 52 KIDANI HLT, FIN
SCR58
Management Audit; Biosafety Research; Human Pathogens.
REQUESTING A COMPREHENSIVE MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE INSTITUTIONAL BIOSAFETY COMMITTEE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA AND THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE IN RELATION TO HUMAN AND ANIMAL PATHOGENS IMPORTED TO HAWAII FOR RESEARCH PURPOSES.
(S ) 3/17/2009 - Referred to HRE/WTL, WAM. GABBARD, Bunda, Espero, Green, Kidani, Kim, Nishihara, Sakamoto, Takamine HRE/WTL, WAM
SCR59
School Menu Plans; Vegetarian and Vegan
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP A POLICY TO INCLUDE VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN MEAL OPTIONS IN ALL SCHOOL MENU PLANS.
(S ) 3/17/2009 - Referred to EDH. GABBARD, Bunda, Espero, Fukunaga, Green, Kidani, Takamine, Taniguchi, Tokuda EDH
SCR60
Fort Barrette Road; Name Change
URGING THE STATE OF HAWAII TO CHANGE THE STREET NAME OF FORT BARRETTE ROAD TO KUALAKA‘I ROAD.
(S ) 3/17/2009 - Referred to EDT/TIA. GABBARD, Bunda, Espero, Fukunaga, Green, Kim, Sakamoto, Takamine, Tokuda EDT/TIA  HCR108
SCR61
State Boxing Commission of Hawaii; Amateur Boxing; Audit
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE STATE BOXING COMMISSION OF HAWAII.
(S ) 4/3/2009 - Report adopted, referred to WAM. BUNDA, Fukunaga, Ige, Slom CPN, WAM
SCR62 SD1
Compact of Free Association; Increase Federal Assistance
STRONGLY URGING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FEDERAL AID TO THE STATE OF HAWAI‘I FOR THE PROVISION OF VARIOUS STATE SERVICES TO MIGRANTS FROM THE COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION NATIONS.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. FUKUNAGA, Gabbard, Ige, Kim, Slom FIN
SCR63 SD1
Hospitals; Sexual Assault; Emergency Contraception
URGING ALL HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOMS IN THE STATE TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION ON DEMAND TO VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT OR RAPE.
(H ) 4/9/2009 - Referred to HLT, JUD, referral sheet 52 BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, FUKUNAGA, TOKUDA, Kidani, Kim HLT, JUD
SCR64 SD1
Periodic Repricing; Assignment of Classes to Pay Ranges; Collective Bargaining
REQUESTING EACH JURISDICTION WITHIN THE STATE OF HAWAII TO SUBMIT PERIODIC REPRICING REVIEWS, AS REQUIRED UNDER SECTION 89-9, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. TAKAMINE LAB
SCR65
Hawaiian Airlines; Air Line Pilots Association; Pilots Contract
URGING THE MANAGEMENT OF HAWAIIAN AIRLINES AND THE AIR LINE PILOTS ASSOCIATION TO SWIFTLY NEGOTIATE A FAIR AND REASONABLE NEW LABOR CONTRACT.
(S ) 3/17/2009 - Referred to LBR/TIA. TAKAMINE LBR/TIA  HR96HCR119
SCR66 SD1
Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaole; Commemorative Stamp
REQUESTING THAT THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE ISSUE A COMMEMORATIVE STAMP HONORING PRINCE JONAH KUHIO KALANIANAOLE.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. HEE HAW
SCR67 SD1
Deferred Compensation Plan; House and Senate Committees on Labor Review
REQUESTING THE HOUSE AND SENATE COMMITTEES ON LABOR TO CONDUCT JOINT HEARINGS TO ASSESS THE PERFORMANCE OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN AND PLAN ADMINISTRATORS, AND TO RECOMMEND APPROPRIATE MEANS TO RESOLVE COMPLAINTS BY PLAN MEMBERS.
(H ) 4/14/2009 - Referred to LAB, FIN, referral sheet 54 TAKAMINE LAB, FIN
SCR68 SD2
Deferred Compensation Plan; Management and Performance Audit; State Auditor
REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A MANAGEMENT AND PERFORMANCE AUDIT OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE STATE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN AND PLAN ADMINISTRATOR CONTRACTED BY THE BOARD.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to LAB, LMG, referral sheet 58 TAKAMINE LAB, LMG
SCR69 SD1
Tobacco Regulation
ENCOURAGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT LEGISLATION REGULATING THE SALE AND MARKETING OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS.
(H ) 4/9/2009 - Referred to HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN, referral sheet 52 BAKER, Ige HLT, CPC/JUD, FIN
SCR70
Professional employer organizations; sunrise analysis.
REQUESTING THAT THE AUDITOR PERFORM A SUNRISE ANALYSIS OF THE REGULATION OF PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT ORGANIZATIONS.
(S ) 4/1/2009 - The committee on CPN deferred the measure. BAKER, Ige CPN, WAM
SCR71 SD1
Federal Designation; Scenic Byways Educational Workshops
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT STATEWIDE COMMUNITY SCENIC BYWAYS EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS FOR PROPOSED FEDERAL DESIGNATIONS OF SCENIC BYWAYS INCLUDING THE PI‘ILANI TRAIL ON MAUI.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to TRN, referral sheet 58 BAKER, ENGLISH TRN
SCR72 HD1
USDA; U.S. Customs and Border Protection; Invasive Species
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY TO COLLABORATE AND SHARE INFORMATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO PREVENT INVASIVE SPECIES FROM ENTERING THE STATE OF HAWAII.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. HEE AGR/EBM
SCR73
UH; DLNR; Mauna Kea Science Reserve; Mauna Kea
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO CONVENE MEETINGS WITH STAKEHOLDERS TO ADDRESS STEWARDSHIP ISSUES AND AFFIRM THE STATE'S COMMITMENT TO A COOPERATIVE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE VARIED MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY INTERESTED IN MAUNA KEA AND ITS UNIQUE SPIRITUAL, CULTURAL, HISTORICAL, AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
(H ) 4/8/2009 - Referred to WLO, HED, FIN, referral sheet 51 HEE WLO, HED, FIN
SCR74 SD1
Climate Change; United Nations Conference
REQUESTING THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO HOST A UNITED NATIONS CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE IN HAWAII IN 2010.
(H ) 4/8/2009 - Referred to EEP, TCI, referral sheet 51 TOKUDA (BR) EEP, TCI
SCR75
Media; State Government; Local Government
URGING STATEWIDE NEWS MEDIA AND MEMBERS OF THE PRESS TO INCREASE COVERAGE OF STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL ISSUES.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to JGO. HANABUSA (BR) JGO
SCR76
Kapolei Court Complex
RECOMMENDING THAT THE KAPOLEI COURT COMPLEX BE RENAMED AS "THE RONALD T.Y. MOON JUDICIAL COMPLEX".
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to JUD, referral sheet 58 HANABUSA JUD
SCR77 SD1
Honoring of Bob Nakasone; Maui Medical Facility
PAYING TRIBUTE TO REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT H. "BOB" NAKASONE AND HIS LEGACY BY NAMING ONE OF THE MAUI MEDICAL FACILITIES IN HIS HONOR.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. HANABUSA HLT  HR115
SCR78 SD1
Submerged state lands; Napili Kai, Ltd.; Kaanapali, Maui
AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS SEAWARD OF TAX MAP KEY: (2) 4-3-2: 27, AT KAANAPALI, MAUI, FOR CONCRETE PIER BLOCK REMNANTS PURPOSES.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. BAKER, ENGLISH, TSUTSUI FIN
SCR79 SD1
UH West Oahu; Naming Rights; Policies and Procedures to Auction
URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII BOARD OF REGENTS TO CONSIDER A STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT PLAN TO EXPLORE FUNDRAISING OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII – WEST OAHU CAMPUS.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to HED, FIN, referral sheet 58 GABBARD, Baker, Bunda, Chun Oakland, English, Espero, Galuteria, Kidani, Tokuda HED, FIN
SCR80
Highway Safety; Roadside Solicitation
URGING NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS AND COMMUNITY GROUPS TO ESTABLISH SAFETY PROCEDURES FOR ROADSIDE SOLICITATION OF FUNDS AND DONATED GOODS.
(H ) 4/17/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on TRN with none voting no and Representative(s) Keith-Agaran, Takai excused. KIDANI, Baker, Bunda, Chun Oakland, English, Espero, Fukunaga, Galuteria, Green, Hee, Hooser, Ige, Kim, Nishihara, Sakamoto, Taniguchi HUS, TRN
SCR81
HHFDC; Single Room Occupancy
REQUESTING THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO REVIEW THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING SINGLE ROOM OCCUPANCY DWELLINGS IN TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS, TO ALLEVIATE THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING SHORTAGE.
(H ) 4/24/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on TRN with none voting no and Representative(s) M. Oshiro, Souki, Takai, Takumi excused. SAKAMOTO, CHUN OAKLAND, Galuteria, Kidani HSG, TRN
SCR82
HHFDC; HPHA; Affordable Housing Inventory; Report
REQUESTING THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION AND THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY TO DETERMINE CURRENT INFORMATION ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING, REVIEW PAST DATA, AND UPDATE PROJECTIONS FOR FUTURE NEEDS.
(S ) 3/27/2009 - The committee on EDH deferred the measure. SAKAMOTO, CHUN OAKLAND, Galuteria, Kidani EDH
SCR83
Hawaii Geographic Exception Task Force; DOE; Report
ESTABLISHING THE HAWAII GEOGRAPHIC EXCEPTION TASK FORCE TO IDENTIFY AND EVALUATE THE PROCESS BY WHICH PUBLIC SCHOOL GEOGRAPHIC EXCEPTIONS ARE APPROVED AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO CLARIFY AND IMPROVE THE GEOGRAPHIC EXCEPTION PROCESS.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to EDH. SAKAMOTO, CHUN OAKLAND, Galuteria, Kidani EDH
SCR84
Waters of Life Public Charter School; Audit; Auditor
REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN IMMEDIATE FINANCIAL STATEMENT AUDIT OF THE WATERS OF LIFE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL FOR FISCAL YEAR 2006-2007 AND FISCAL YEAR 2007-2008.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. SAKAMOTO, CHUN OAKLAND, Galuteria, Kidani EDN
SCR85
Public Libraries; Task Force; Underserved Communities
REQUESTING THE STATE LIBRARIAN TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO IDENTIFY THE LIBRARY SERVICES NEEDED IN UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to EDH. SAKAMOTO, Galuteria, Kidani EDH
SCR86
DOE; Textbook Inventory
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP AN INVENTORY OF ALL TEXTBOOKS FOR ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Referred to EDN, FIN, referral sheet 49 SAKAMOTO, Galuteria, Kidani EDN, FIN
SCR87 SD1
Affordable Housing Approval Procedures; Counties
URGING THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW STATE AND COUNTY AFFORDABLE HOUSING APPROVAL REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. SAKAMOTO, Chun Oakland, Galuteria, Kidani HSG
SCR88 SD1
Transit Oriented Development Task Force; Established; Reports
URGING THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO ESTABLISH A TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT TASK FORCE TO FACILITATE MIXED-INCOME AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENTS BY BETTER COORDINATING TRANSPORTATION AND HOUSING PLANNING AND PROGRAMS.
(H ) 4/27/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on TRN with none voting no and Representative(s) Carroll, Takai excused. SAKAMOTO, CHUN OAKLAND, Galuteria, Kidani HSG, TRN
SCR89 SD1
Environment; Illegal Dumping
REQUESTING THE CLEAN UP AND INVESTIGATION OF ILLEGAL DUMPING AND ILLEGAL STRUCTURES AT LAUMAILE STREET IN KALIHI AND THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF MEASURES TO PREVENT ILLEGAL DUMPING AND ILLEGAL STRUCTURES IN THE AREA.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. KIM, Bunda, Chun Oakland, Espero, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Galuteria, Hee, Hooser, Ige, Kidani, Kokubun, Nishihara, Sakamoto, Takamine, Taniguchi, Tsutsui JUD
SCR90 SD1
Developmental Disabilities; Advocacy
URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO OPPOSE SPECIFIED PROPOSED RULE AMENDMENTS FOR THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES PROGRAM, 73 FED. REG. 19,708 (APRIL 10, 2008)(TO BE CODIFIED AT 45 C.F.R. PT. 1385-88) THAT IMPLEMENT THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ASSISTANCE AND BILL OF RIGHTS ACT OF 2000, AND TO SUPPORT NEW SECTIONS IN THE UPCOMING REAUTHORIZATION.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. BUNDA, CHUN OAKLAND, FUKUNAGA HUS
SCR91 SD1
Backlog of Warrants
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO CONSOLIDATE ITS BACKLOG OF WARRANTS.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to PBS, referral sheet 58 ESPERO, Chun Oakland, Green, Hemmings, Ihara PBS
SCR92
Historic Costume Collection; University of Hawaii
ACKNOWLEDGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES HISTORIC COSTUME COLLECTION AS A STATE TREASURE OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE AND ENCOURAGING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A MUSEUM FOR ITS PRESERVATION
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to HRE/EDT. ESPERO, Baker, Chun Oakland, Green, Hemmings, Ihara, Nishihara HRE/EDT  HCR122HR101
SCR93
Capitol parking structure; use of headlights
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO REQUIRE ALL MOTOR VEHICLES TO USE THEIR HEADLIGHTS WHILE DRIVING IN THE CAPITOL'S PARKING STRUCTURE.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to JGO. TANIGUCHI (BR) JGO
SCR94
DCCA Cable Television Division; PEG Access Organizations; Audit
REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO REVIEW THE RESPONSIBILITIES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE CABLE TELEVISION DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS AND THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ACTIVITIES OF THE CABLE TELEVISION DIVISION AND PUBLIC, EDUCATION, AND GOVERNMENT ACCESS ORGANIZATIONS.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to CPN, WAM. TSUTSUI, ENGLISH, Baker CPN, WAM
SCR95 SD1
Administrative Rules; Condominiums; Real Estate Commission
ENCOURAGING THE REAL ESTATE COMMISSION TO MODIFY AND ADOPT RULES TO REFLECT CHANGES IN THE CONDOMINIUM LAW UNDER CHAPTER 514B, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to CPC, referral sheet 58 TSUTSUI, Baker CPC
SCR96 SD1
Condominiums; Real Estate Commission; Electronic Filing
URGING THE REAL ESTATE COMMISSION TO ADOPT AND SUBMIT A STRATEGIC PLAN TO ALLOW DEVELOPERS AND ATTORNEYS TO SUBMIT CONDOMINIUM REGISTRATION FILINGS IN ELECTRONIC FORMAT.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to CPC, referral sheet 58 TSUTSUI, Baker CPC
SCR97 SD1
Robotics; Undergraduate Certificate Program
ENCOURAGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING TO CONSIDER THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING AN UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATE OF ROBOTICS AND EXPLORATION PROGRAM.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to HED, FIN, referral sheet 58 ESPERO, Fukunaga, Galuteria, Ige, Kidani, Tsutsui HED, FIN
SCR98
DOT; Budget Audit
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF DETERMINING WHETHER APPROPRIATIONS ARE BEING APPROPRIATELY EXPENDED AND FEES OWED ARE COLLECTED AND ACCOUNTED FOR ACCURATELY.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to TRN, LMG, referral sheet 58 KIM, HOOSER, Baker, Espero, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Galuteria, Hee, Ihara, Kidani, Sakamoto, Taniguchi, Tokuda TRN, LMG
SCR99
Health; Hospital-Acquired Infections
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ESTABLISH REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR HOSPITALS AND MEDICAL FACILITIES REGARDING HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED INFECTIONS.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to HTH. NISHIHARA HTH
SCR100
Department of Transportation Study; Road Closures Due to Traffic Accidents
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO EXAMINE WAYS TO REDUCE HIGHWAY CLOSURE TIMES ON OAHU DUE TO INVESTIGATION OF TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to TIA. NISHIHARA, ESPERO, KIDANI, Hooser, Ige, Takamine TIA
SCR101
Motor Vehicle Insurance Cards; Gas Purchases
REQUESTING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO STUDY THE REQUIRING PROOF OF MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE TO PURCHASE FUEL.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to CPN. CHUN OAKLAND, Gabbard, Ige, Kidani CPN
SCR102 SD1
Repairing Healthcare; Sustainable Wellness
ENSURING THAT ANY LEGISLATIVE EFFORT TO REPAIR THE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM IN HAWAII SHOULD INCORPORATE SUSTAINABLE WELLNESS PROGRAMS THAT ADDRESS THE UNDERLYING CAUSAL FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH CHRONIC DISEASE.
(H ) 4/9/2009 - Referred to HLT, FIN, referral sheet 52 CHUN OAKLAND, Gabbard, Ige, Kidani HLT, FIN
SCR103
Teen Dating Violence Education
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A POLICY AGAINST TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AND ABUSE.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to EDH/HMS. CHUN OAKLAND, Gabbard, Ige, Kidani EDH/HMS
SCR104
Jan Ken Po Month; World Championship Jan Ken Po Tournament; Public Schools
RECOGNIZING AUGUST 2009 AS JAN KEN PO MONTH IN HAWAII AND URGING THE ORGANIZATION OF A STATEWIDE GRAND JAN KEN PO TOURNAMENT DURING THE MONTH TO RAISE FUNDS TO BENEFIT HAWAII'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to EDH. CHUN OAKLAND, Gabbard, Ige, Kidani EDH
SCR105 SD1
Television; Use of Closed-Captioning For Children
URGING PUBLIC AND PRIVATE AGENCIES TO ENCOURAGE THEIR PARENT CLIENTS TO TURN ON CLOSED CAPTIONING WHEN THEIR CHILDREN WATCH TELEVISION.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. CHUN OAKLAND, Gabbard, Ige, Kidani HUS
SCR106 SD1
Auditor Study; Health Insurance; Coverage; Obesity Prevention
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR WEIGHT MANAGEMENT AND OBESITY PREVENTION FOR CHILDREN.
(S ) 4/3/2009 - Report adopted, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. CHUN OAKLAND, Ige HTH, WAM
SCR107
Department of Education; Closed Captioning
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO USE CLOSED CAPTIONING AS A TEACHING AND LEARNING TOOL FOR PUBLIC ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS, AND TO ASSIST PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS OF ALL AGES WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES WHO MAY BENEFIT FROM CLOSED CAPTIONING.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to EDH. CHUN OAKLAND, Sakamoto EDH
SCR108 SD2
Procurement; Joint Legislative Procurement Working Group
REQUESTING THE FORMATION OF A JOINT LEGISLATIVE PROCUREMENT WORKING GROUP TO EVALUATE THE STATE PROCUREMENT CODE AND RECOMMEND IMPROVEMENTS.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to EBM, LMG, referral sheet 58 KIM, SAKAMOTO, Baker, Chun Oakland, Espero, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Galuteria, Hee, Ihara, Kidani, Nishihara, Tokuda EBM, LMG
SCR109
Hoakalei Resort and Marina; Establishment of a Ferry System
ENCOURAGING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A FERRY SYSTEM FROM THE HOAKALEI RESORT AND MARINA IN EWA BEACH TO DOWNTOWN HONOLULU.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. ESPERO, Gabbard, Nishihara TRN, FIN
SCR110
Financial and Management Audit; Office of Hawaiian Affairs
REQUESTING A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to WTL, WAM. SLOM, Bunda, Gabbard, Green, Hanabusa, Hemmings, Ige, Ihara, Kidani, Nishihara, Takamine, Tokuda WTL, WAM
SCR111
Oahu Neighborhood Board Elections; Reinstatement of Paper Ballots
REQUESTING THE NEIGHBORHOOD COMMISSION AND NEIGHBORHOOD COMMISSION OFFICE OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO REJECT IMPLEMENTATION OF AN ELECTRONIC ELECTION SYSTEM, AND TO CONTINUE USING PAPER BALLOTS.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to JGO. SLOM JGO
SCR112
Aircraft Noise Abatement
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO MONITOR NOISE LEVELS OF AIRCRAFT, TO ESTABLISH AN AIRCRAFT NOISE ABATEMENT MASTER PLAN, AND TO ESTABLISH AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to TIA. SLOM TIA
SCR113
Armenian Genocide recognition
RECOGNIZING THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE OF 1915.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to TIA. SLOM, CHUN OAKLAND, GALUTERIA, Bunda, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Hemmings, Ige, Ihara, Kidani, Kim, Takamine, Tokuda TIA
SCR114
Department of Education management review
URGING A COMPREHENSIVE MANAGEMENT REVIEW OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S OPERATIONS.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to EDH, WAM. HEMMINGS, SLOM, Bunda, Espero, Galuteria, Ihara, Nishihara, Tsutsui EDH, WAM
SCR115 SD1
Cemetery and Pre-need Funeral Authorities; Unclaimed Property Laws
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO RECOMMEND PROCEDURES AND LEGISLATION TO REQUIRE CEMETERY AND PRE-NEED FUNERAL AUTHORITIES TO COMPLY WITH UNCLAIMED PROPERTY LAWS UNDER CHAPTER 523A, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
(S ) 4/3/2009 - The committee on CPN deferred the measure. IHARA, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, GREEN, Ige CPN
SCR116
University of Hawaii; Center on Aging; Gerontology Program
URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII ADMINISTRATION TO SUPPORT THE CENTER ON AGING AND TO RE-OPEN THE GERONTOLOGY CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to HRE/HMS. IHARA, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, ESPERO, GREEN, Ige HRE/HMS
SCR117
Judges' Financial Disclosures; Fees; Waiver
REQUESTING THE JUDICIARY TO WAIVE COPY FEES FOR ACCESS TO AND COPIES OF JUDGES' REDACTED FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to JGO. IHARA, HOOSER, Baker, Chun Oakland, English, Espero, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Galuteria, Green, Hee, Ige, Kidani, Kokubun, Nishihara, Slom, Takamine, Tokuda JGO
SCR118
Kalaeloa; Hawaii Community Development Authority
ENCOURAGING THE BASE REALIGNMENT AND CLOSURE COMMISSION AND THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO CONTINUE THEIR DISCUSSIONS AND MAKE GOOD FAITH EFFORTS TO CONSUMMATE CONVEYANCE OF PARCELS OF LAND IN THE KALAELOA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to WTL. GABBARD WTL  HCR145
SCR119
Bicycling; Transportation
RECOGNIZING THE IMPORTANCE OF BICYCLING.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. GREEN, CHUN OAKLAND, Gabbard, Kidani TRN
SCR120
Long-term Care; County of Hawaii; Coalition
REQUESTING THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION EAST AND WEST REGIONAL BOARDS TO ESTABLISH THE BIG ISLAND LONG-TERM CARE COALITION TO DEVELOP A PLAN FOR LONG-TERM CARE SOLUTIONS ON THE BIG ISLAND OF HAWAII.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to HLT, referral sheet 58 GREEN, Kokubun, Takamine HLT
SCR121 SD1 HD1
Working Group; Farm to School; College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES, IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, AND THE HAWAII FARM BUREAU FEDERATION, TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP OF STAKEHOLDERS TO CONSIDER THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A FARM TO SCHOOL PROGRAM IN HAWAII'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. TOKUDA, FUKUNAGA, Baker, Galuteria, Ige, Kokubun, Sakamoto, Takamine, Taniguchi AGR
SCR122 SD1
UH Hilo; Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development
URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SYSTEM VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH, TO CONSIDER THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING AN OFFICE OF THE VICE CHANCELLOR FOR RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to HED, FIN, referral sheet 58 TOKUDA, FUKUNAGA, Baker, Galuteria, Ige, Kokubun, Sakamoto, Takamine HED, FIN
SCR123 SD1
University of Hawaii; Community Colleges; Auditor Study
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF THE COMMUNITY COLLEGES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SYSTEM TO DETERMINE IF IT WOULD BE BENEFICIAL TO ESTABLISH A SEPARATE STATEWIDE SYSTEM FOR THE COMMUNITY COLLEGES.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to HED, FIN, referral sheet 58 KOKUBUN, ENGLISH, GABBARD, GREEN, TAKAMINE, TOKUDA, TSUTSUI, Kim HED, FIN
SCR124
Approval in Principle; Lease in Principle; Definitions
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO DEVELOP AND PROPOSE LEGISLATION TO AMEND CHAPTER 171, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, TO ESTABLISH DEFINITIONS OF "APPROVAL IN PRINCIPLE" AND "LEASE IN PRINCIPLE," AND THAT THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES REFRAIN FROM ISSUING ANY "APPROVALS IN PRINCIPLE" OR "LEASES IN PRINCIPLE" UNTIL THE ADOPTION OF SUCH LEGISLATION.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to WTL, JGO. KOKUBUN, HANABUSA, TOKUDA, Sakamoto, Takamine, Taniguchi WTL, JGO
SCR125
Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act; Funds; Shooting Range
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR AND THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO STRIVE TO EXPEND THE STATE OF HAWAII'S FULL ALLOTMENT OF FEDERAL AID IN WILDLIFE RESTORATION FUNDS.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to WTL. KOKUBUN, GREEN, TOKUDA, English, Gabbard, Hee, Takamine, Taniguchi, Tsutsui WTL
SCR126 SD1
Electrification of Energy Efficient Transportation Systems
EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR THE ELECTRIFICATION OF ENERGY EFFICIENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS IN HAWAII.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. ENGLISH, Baker, Bunda, Espero, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Galuteria, Green, Hanabusa, Hee, Hooser, Ige, Ihara, Kidani, Kim, Kokubun, Sakamoto, Taniguchi, Tokuda, Tsutsui TRN/EEP, FIN
SCR127
UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
URGING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ADOPT THE UNITED NATIONS DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. ENGLISH, CHUN OAKLAND, Baker, Bunda, Espero, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Galuteria, Green, Hanabusa, Hee, Hooser, Ige, Ihara, Kidani, Kim, Kokubun, Nishihara, Tokuda, Tsutsui HAW
SCR128
Wai`anae Community Mental Health Center Audit
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A COMPARATIVE FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH'S COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER AND WAI`ANAE'S INDEPENDENTLY OPERATED COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to HTH, WAM. HANABUSA (BR) HTH, WAM  HCR223
SCR129
Attorneys; Legislators; Aloha Attire
ENCOURAGING THE HAWAII STATE LEGISLATURE TO ALLOW LEGISLATORS TO WEAR ALOHA ATTIRE DURING FLOOR SESSIONS AND ENCOURAGING THE HAWAII STATE JUDICIARY TO ALLOW ATTORNEYS TO WEAR ALOHA ATTIRE WHEN APPEARING IN STATE COURTS.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to JGO. HANABUSA (BR) JGO  HCR101
SCR130 SD1
Animals; Pet Protection Program
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS, BOARD OF VETERINARY EXAMINERS AND THE HAWAIIAN HUMANE SOCIETY TO IMPLEMENT A COMPREHENSIVE PET PROTECTION PROGRAM FOR DOGS AND CATS.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to JGO/CPN. HANABUSA (BR) JGO/CPN  HCR221
SCR131 SD1
Illegal Immigration; Undocumented Workers
REQUESTING A JOINT AGENCY STUDY ON THE IMPACT OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IN HAWAII.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to LAB, FIN, referral sheet 58 HANABUSA (BR) LAB, FIN
SCR132 SD1
Construction Economic Valuation; Task Force
REQUESTING THE SENATE PRESIDENT AND THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO DETERMINE THE ECONOMIC VALUE OF CONSTRUCTION IN HAWAII.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. HANABUSA, Kokubun, Takamine LMG
SCR133
Felix Consent Decree; DOH and DOE Report
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE A COMPREHENSIVE REPORT OF POST FELIX CONSENT DECREE CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES AND FUNDING.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to HTH/EDH. CHUN OAKLAND, Baker, Ige, Sakamoto HTH/EDH
SCR134
Insurance Coverage; Lactation Consultants
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR LACTATION CONSULTANT SERVICES.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to CPN, WAM. CHUN OAKLAND, Fukunaga, Ige, Kidani CPN, WAM
SCR135 SD1
American Sign Language Interpreters; Legislative Reference Bureau
REQUESTING A STUDY ON THE AVAILABILITY OF AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS.
(S ) 4/3/2009 - Report adopted, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. CHUN OAKLAND, Fukunaga HMS, WAM
SCR136 SD1
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Program; CDC
REQUESTING THAT THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION ESTABLISH A CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE PROGRAM.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to HLT, referral sheet 58 CHUN OAKLAND HLT  HCR214
SCR137
Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium
STRONGLY URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE CITY OF HONOLULU TO HONOR ACT 15 OF THE 1921 TERRITORIAL LEGISLATURE BY PRESERVING THE WAIKIKI WAR MEMORIAL NATATORIUM IN IT'S ORIGINAL LOCATION ON THE WAIKIKI SHORE.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to WTL/EDT. CHUN OAKLAND WTL/EDT  HCR256
SCR138 SD1
Falls of Clyde; Historic Symbol of Hawaii
REQUESTING THE STATE TO RECOGNIZE THE HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE FALLS OF CLYDE AS A SAILING SYMBOL OF HAWAII.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. CHUN OAKLAND TCI  HCR254
SCR139
Nuuanu Valley Auwai; Preservation; DLNR and other state agencies
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND OTHER STATE AGENCIES RECOGNIZE THE IMPORTANCE AND ASSIST IN THE PRESERVATION OF THE NUUANU AUWAI SYSTEM.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to WTL. CHUN OAKLAND WTL  HCR255
SCR140
Hearing Aids; Health Insurance.
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO OFFER COVERAGE FOR HEARING AIDS.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to CPN, WAM. CHUN OAKLAND, Fukunaga CPN, WAM
SCR141 SD1
Task Force; DOH; National Alliance on Mental Illness Report
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A STATEWIDE TASK FORCE TO ADVISE THE LEGISLATURE ON METHODS TO IMPROVE HAWAII'S MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to HLT, FIN, referral sheet 58 CHUN OAKLAND HLT, FIN
SCR142
State Historic Preservation Division; return to downtown area
REQUESTING THAT THE STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES BE RELOCATED BACK INTO THE DOWNTOWN AREA.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to WTL/EDT. CHUN OAKLAND WTL/EDT  HCR257
SCR143 SD1
Big Island Juvenile Intake Assessment Center; BIJIAC; Program
AFFIRMING SUPPORT FOR THE CONCEPT OF ESTABLISHING A BIG ISLAND JUVENILE INTAKE AND ASSESSMENT CENTER.
(H ) 4/28/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no and Representative(s) Takai excused. CHUN OAKLAND HUS, FIN
SCR144
Hawaiian History; McKinley High School; William McKinley Statue
SUPPORTING EFFORTS TO AUTHENTICATE HAWAIIAN HISTORY, INCLUDING AN APPROPRIATE AND HISTORICALLY ACCURATE RENDERING OF THE DOCUMENT HELD IN THE RIGHT HAND OF PRESIDENT WILLIAM MCKINLEY'S STATUE AT MCKINLEY HIGH SCHOOL.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to EDH/WTL. CHUN OAKLAND, ENGLISH, Gabbard, Ige EDH/WTL
SCR145 SD1
Pre-term Births; Cesarean Sections; Induction of Labor
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO REVIEW AND ASSESS THE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES IMPLEMENTED BY HOSPITALS TO REDUCE ELECTIVE CESAREAN SECTIONS AND INDUCTION OF LABOR.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to HLT, referral sheet 58 CHUN OAKLAND HLT  HCR215
SCR146
Hawaii P-20; Longitudinal Data System
REQUESTING THE HAWAII P-20 PARTNERSHIPS FOR EDUCATION TO CONVENE THE APPROPRIATE AGENCIES TO EXAMINE CURRENT AND EMERGING PROGRAMS SEEKING TO TRACK STUDENT PROGRESS AND DEVELOP A LONGITUDINAL DATA SYSTEM FOR STUDENTS BEGINNING IN EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS TO GRADE TWELVE, AND BEYOND TO HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE WORKFORCE.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. SAKAMOTO, Kokubun, Takamine, Taniguchi, Tokuda EDN
SCR147
UH Manoa Special District Development Authority
REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO CONVENE A TEMPORARY UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA SPECIAL DISTRICT PLANNING WORKGROUP TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO ESTABLISH A UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA SPECIAL DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.
(S ) 4/7/2009 - The committee on HRE deferred the measure. SAKAMOTO, Chun Oakland, Galuteria, Kokubun, Takamine, Tokuda WTL/HRE
SCR148
DOE; Standards and Performance Assessments; Augmentative and Alternative Communication
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH REASONABLE STANDARDS AND PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENTS, AND TO PROVIDE FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR PERSONS EMPLOYED IN THE HAWAII PUBLIC SCHOOLS AS EDUCATIONAL INTERPRETERS, EDUCATORS, AND PARAPROFESSIONALS WHO WORK WITH STUDENTS IN NEED OF AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to EDH. SAKAMOTO, Chun Oakland, Galuteria, Kidani EDH
SCR149 SD1
DOE; Community Service Requirement
REQUESTS THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO MODIFY PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS BY REQUIRING FIFTY HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE FROM ALL STUDENTS AS PART OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY REQUIREMENT.
(H ) 4/24/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. SAKAMOTO EDN
SCR150 SD1
DOE; Special Education Private School Task Force; Establish
URGING THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH AND FACILITATE A SPECIAL EDUCATION PRIVATE SCHOOL TASK FORCE TO ADVISE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ON POLICIES OR PROCEDURES FOR OVERSIGHT AND MONITORING OF PRIVATE SCHOOL OR FACILITY PLACEMENTS.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. SAKAMOTO EDN
SCR151
Special Education Caucus; Establish
URGING THE GOVERNOR, SENATE PRESIDENT, AND SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO ESTABLISH A SPECIAL EDUCATION CAUCUS IN RECOGNITION OF THE STATE'S RESPONSIBILITIES TOWARD HAWAII'S SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to EDH. SAKAMOTO EDH
SCR152 SD1
Iolani Palace; World Heritage Site
URGING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR TO PLACE IOLANI PALACE ON THE NOMINATION LIST TO THE UNITED NATIONS EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC, AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATION FOR WORLD HERITAGE SITE DESIGNATION.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. GALUTERIA, TSUTSUI TCI  HCR225
SCR153 SD1
UH System; Engineering; Comprehensive Approach
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SYSTEM TO DEVELOP A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH TO THE TEACHING AND TRAINING OF ENGINEERING AT UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES STATEWIDE.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to HED, FIN, referral sheet 58 TOKUDA, SAKAMOTO, Ige, Kidani, Kokubun, Taniguchi HED, FIN
SCR154 SD1
State Historic Preservation; UH; Archaeological Working Group
REQUESTING THE STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION TO COMPLETE THE 2006 ARCHAEOLOGICAL WORKING GROUP'S REPORT AND EXPAND THE WORKING GROUP AND TO WORK IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA'S APPLIED ARCHAEOLOGY GRADUATE PROGRAM TO DEVELOP AN INTERNSHIP PROGRAM AND PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, HED, referral sheet 58 TOKUDA, FUKUNAGA, Galuteria, Ige, Kidani, Kokubun, Sakamoto, Taniguchi WLO, HED
SCR155
WICHE; Hawaii 40th Anniversary; Continued Participation
SUPPORTING HAWAII'S CONTINUED PARTICIPATION IN THE WESTERN INTERSTATE COMMISSION FOR HIGHER EDUCATION (WICHE) AND THE EDUCATIONAL AND OTHER BENEFITS PROVIDED THROUGH FORTY YEARS OF HAWAII'S MEMBERSHIP IN WICHE.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to HED, referral sheet 58 TOKUDA, TANIGUCHI, Chun Oakland, Fukunaga, Kokubun, Sakamoto HED
SCR156
Papaikou Development; LUC; Community Development Process
URGING THE STATE LAND USE COMMISSION TO WITHHOLD APPROVAL OF THE PETITION FOR LAND USE DISTRICT BOUNDARY AMENDMENTS FOR THAT CERTAIN PROPERTY IDENTIFIED AS TAX MAP KEY NUMBERS (3) 2-7-4:25 (POR.) AND (3) 2-7-4:140 (POR.), LAND USE COMMISSION DOCKET NUMBER A08-781, UNTIL THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROCESS FOR THE HAMAKUA DISTRICT IS COMPLETED.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to WTL. TAKAMINE WTL
SCR157
Moratorium; Biological Control Agents; Food Resources
REQUESTING A MORATORIUM ON THE RELEASE OF BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENTS FOR THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT OF PLANT SPECIES THAT ALSO SERVE AS FOOD RESOURCES.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to WTL/ENE. TAKAMINE WTL/ENE
SCR158 SD1
Legislative Interim Task Force; Rural Health Care; Recruiting
ESTABLISHING A LEGISLATIVE INTERIM TASK FORCE TO IDENTIFY AND DEVELOP A PRIMARY HEALTH CARE TRAINING AND RECRUITING PLAN FOR RURAL AND MEDICALLY UNDERSERVED AREAS OF THE STATE.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to HLT, LMG, referral sheet 58 KOKUBUN, Green, Ige, Takamine HLT, LMG
SCR159
Government Services
REQUESTING EACH STATE AGENCY THAT IS PLANNING ANY ACTION THAT WILL RESULT IN REDUCTIONS IN SERVICES TO THE PUBLIC TO CONSIDER THE POSSIBLE IMPACT THE REDUCED SERVICES WILL HAVE ON RURAL COMMUNITIES AND TO PROVIDE PREFERENCE TO ENSURING CONTINUED SERVICE TO THOSE RURAL COMMUNITIES.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to JGO/WAM. KOKUBUN JGO/WAM
SCR160
HELANI CHURCH; INVESTIGATION INTO SALE AND TREATMENT OF REMAINS
REQUESTING AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE TRANSACTIONS CONCERNING THE HELANI CHURCH LOT BY MOKUAIKAUA CHURCH AND THE TREATMENT OF HUMAN REMAINS FOUND ON THE LOT.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to WTL, JGO. GREEN, Kokubun, Takamine WTL, JGO
SCR161
Education; Task Force
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATURE TO CONVENE A JOINT TASK FORCE TO REVIEW THE STATUS, PROGRESS, AND RESULTS OF ACT 51, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2004, AND TO DEVELOP A FORMAL PROGRAMMATIC EVALUATION AND IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF THE THIRTEEN MAIN ELEMENTS OF ACT 51, INCLUDING RECOMMENDATION FOR IMPROVING, MODIFYING, AND AMENDING ACT 51.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to EDH, WAM. TAKAMINE EDH, WAM
SCR162
Contractors; Incidental and Supplemental Work; Task Force
REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO DETERMINE THE PROPER INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION OF THE TERM "INCIDENTAL AND SUPPLEMENTAL" WITH REGARD TO THE CONTRACTING BUSINESS.
(S ) 4/3/2009 - The committee on CPN deferred the measure. TAKAMINE, Bunda, Taniguchi CPN
SCR163 SD1
Hazardous Waste Materials; Literature Review
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO STUDY THE BEST PRACTICES AVAILABLE FOR PROTECTING CERTAIN EMPLOYEES FROM LONG TERM EXPOSURE TO HAZARDOUS WASTES.
(S ) 4/3/2009 - Report adopted, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. TAKAMINE HTH, WAM
SCR164
DAGS; DOE; UH; Procurement Requirements
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES, THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, AND THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SYSTEM TO REPORT ON THE COMPONENTS OF THEIR RESPECTIVE PROCUREMENT PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS THAT USE NATIONALLY UPDATED INFORMATION, THE COMPONENTS BASED ON "PAST PRACTICE" AND "LOCAL KNOWLEDGE", AND WHEN SUCH INFORMATION WAS LAST UPDATED.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to JGO. SAKAMOTO JGO
SCR165 SD1
Pet Animals; Task Force
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE ON HUMANE RESTRAINT AND CONFINEMENT OF PET ANIMALS.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to JUD, referral sheet 58 TANIGUCHI, Baker, Espero, Nishihara, Takamine JUD
SCR166 SD1
Environmental Response Tax and Liquid Fuel License Tax Reporting; Audits
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION TO CONDUCT AUDITS OF THE PRODUCERS OF LIQUID FUEL FOR THEIR COMPLIANCE IN REPORTING THE ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSE TAX AND LIQUID FUEL LICENSE TAX.
(S ) 4/3/2009 - Report adopted, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. TANIGUCHI ENE, WAM  HCR209HR170
SCR167 SD1 HD1
St. Francis Healthcare System; HMC Bankruptcy Plan
SUPPORTING THE ST. FRANCIS HEALTHCARE SYSTEM OF HAWAII'S PLAN FOR THE POST-BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDINGS OF THE HAWAII MEDICAL CENTER.
(H ) 4/27/2009 - Recommitted to HLT with none voting no and Representative(s) Carroll, Takai excused. IGE, CHUN OAKLAND, Baker, Bunda, Espero, Galuteria, Slom, Takamine, Taniguchi HLT
SCR168
Hearing Aids; Health Insurance.
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO OFFER COVERAGE FOR HEARING AIDS.
(S ) 4/3/2009 - Report adopted, referred to WAM. IGE, CHUN OAKLAND, ESPERO, Baker, Bunda, Takamine, Taniguchi CPN, WAM
SCR169 SD1
Waitlisted Patients; Medicaid Reimbursements; Long Term Care Commission
REQUESTING THE LONG TERM CARE COMMISSION TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF INCREASING MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENTS TO HOSPITALS FOR PATIENTS WHO ARE WAITLISTED FOR LONG-TERM CARE AND TO LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES TO ACCEPT WAITLISTED PATIENTS.
(H ) 4/22/2009 - Re-referred to HUS, FIN, referral sheet 60 IGE, CHUN OAKLAND, ENGLISH, Baker, Bunda, Espero, Fukunaga, Galuteria, Hooser, Nishihara, Slom, Takamine, Taniguchi, Tokuda HUS, FIN  HCR168
SCR170 SD2
Hawaii Health Care Summit
REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE LEGISLATURE TO CONVENE A HAWAII HEALTH CARE SUMMIT TO DEVELOP A STRATEGIC AND COMPREHENSIVE PLAN FOR HEALTH CARE IN HAWAII.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. IGE, KIDANI, Baker, English, Espero, Galuteria, Sakamoto, Taniguchi HLT
SCR171 SD1
Hawaiian Monk Seal Day
URGING THE STATE OF HAWAII TO RECOGNIZE THE THIRD SATURDAY OF EVERY APRIL AS "HAWAIIAN MONK SEAL DAY" AND TO COORDINATE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RECOVERY PLAN FOR THE HAWAIIAN MONK SEAL WITH THE FEDERAL AND COUNTY GOVERNMENTS.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, referral sheet 58 HOOSER WLO  HCR288HR260
SCR172 SD1
United States National Health Care Act
URGING CONGRESS TO APPROVE THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL HEALTH CARE ACT.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to HLT/CPC, referral sheet 58 HOOSER, Baker, Chun Oakland, Espero, Gabbard, Galuteria, Green, Kidani, Taniguchi, Tsutsui HLT/CPC  HCR285HR257
SCR173 SD1
DLNR; DHHL; Kauai; Anahola and Aliomanu Beach Area; Enforcement
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS, AND THE KAUAI POLICE DEPARTMENT TO ENTER INTO A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING REGARDING THE ENFORCEMENT OF STATE LAWS AND COUNTY ORDINANCES AT ANAHOLA AND ALIOMANU BEACH AREA.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, JUD, referral sheet 58 HOOSER, Espero, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Green, Ige, Ihara, Kidani, Sakamoto, Takamine WLO, JUD  HCR286HR258
SCR174 SD1
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac; Hawaii Exemption; Condo Purchases
REQUESTING FEDERAL PROGRAMS FANNIE MAE AND FREDDIE MAC TO ALLOW SPECIAL RECONSIDERATION FOR A PRICING AND POLICIES EXCEPTION TO THE HAWAII REAL ESTATE MARKET AND FOR FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYERS WITH REGARD TO LOANS DELIVERED ON HAWAII CONDOMINIUMS.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. HOOSER, GREEN, Baker, Bunda, English, Espero, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Ige, Ihara, Kidani, Kim, Nishihara, Takamine, Tokuda, Tsutsui HSG
SCR175
DOE; Kapaa Public Library; Relocation
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO EXPLORE THE FEASIBILITY AND DEVELOP A PLAN TO RELOCATE THE KAPAA PUBLIC LIBRARY.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to EDH. HOOSER EDH
SCR176
Vegetative Erosion Barriers; Vetiver Grass
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO RESEARCH THE USE OF VEGETATIVE EROSION BARRIERS TO MINIMIZE SOIL EROSION AND PREVENT THE RESULTING RUNOFF FROM DAMAGING ROADS, STREAMS, COASTAL WATERS AND REEFS, AND TO STABILIZE STREAM BANKS, HILLSIDES, AND OTHER THREATENED SITES.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to WTL/TIA/ENE. HOOSER WTL/TIA/ENE
SCR177
Department of Education; Financial and Economic Education
REQUESTING THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION TO APPOINT A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING A PILOT PROGRAM THAT USES PRIVATE SECTOR RESOURCES FOR A FINANCIAL AND ECONOMIC EDUCATION AND LITERACY PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS ON KAUAI AT NO COST TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to EDN, referral sheet 58 HOOSER EDN
SCR178
State Capitol Lawn; Hawaiian Hale
REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE BERNICE PAUAHI BISHOP MUSEUM TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO IMPLEMENT REPLICAS OF HAWAIIAN HALE ON THE STATE CAPITOL LAWN SURROUNDED BY TROPICAL FOLIAGE FOR REST AREAS.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to WTL, JGO. ENGLISH, CHUN OAKLAND, GALUTERIA, Espero, Ige, Kidani WTL, JGO
SCR179
Kalo; State Capitol Building
REQUESTING THE COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF PLANTING KALO IN THE REFLECTING POOL THAT SURROUNDS THE STATE CAPITOL BUILDING.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to HRE, JGO. ENGLISH, CHUN OAKLAND, GALUTERIA, KIDANI, Ige, Sakamoto HRE, JGO
SCR180
Piilani Trail; Important Hawaiian Coastal Cultural Heritage Corridor
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES' NA ALA HELE PROGRAM TO DESIGNATE THE PI‘ILANI TRAIL AS AN IMPORTANT HAWAIIAN COASTAL CULTURAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to WTL. ENGLISH, CHUN OAKLAND, Espero, Galuteria, Ige, Kidani, Kim, Taniguchi WTL
SCR181
Haleakala Trail; Public Access
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO MAKE THE HALEAKALA TRAIL AVAILABLE TO THE PEOPLE OF HAWAII.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to WTL. ENGLISH, CHUN OAKLAND, Espero, Galuteria, Ige, Kidani, Sakamoto, Taniguchi WTL
SCR182
HOV/Zipper Lanes; Increase Minimum Number of Persons to Two
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CHANGE THE REQUIRED MINIMUM NUMBER OF PERSONS CARRIED IN A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE TRAVELING ON A HIGH OCCUPANCY VEHICLE LANE FROM THREE TO TWO PASSENGERS.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to TIA. ESPERO TIA  HCR275
SCR183 SD1
Honouliuli Internment Camp Site; Memorial Park Site
URGING FULL PRESERVATION OF THE WORLD WAR II HONOULIULI INTERNMENT CAMP AS A NATIONAL MONUMENT, MUSEUM, AND RESTORED MEMORIAL PARK FOR THE STATE OF HAWAII.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. ESPERO, Galuteria, Ige, Nishihara, Takamine, Taniguchi, Tokuda TCI
SCR184
In-mate Reintegration Programs
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO UNDERTAKE A FEASIBILITY STUDY RELATED TO INMATE RE-INTEGRATION.
(S ) 4/7/2009 - The committee on PSM deferred the measure. ESPERO PSM  HCR216
SCR185 SD1
Hawaii Paroling Authority; Management Audit
REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO EXAMINE THE RATIONALE AND MANAGEMENT OF THE HAWAII PAROLING AUTHORITY.
(S ) 4/3/2009 - Report adopted, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. ESPERO PSM, WAM
SCR186 SD1
DOE; Weighted Student Formula; Community Meetings
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO FACILITATE DISCUSSION WITHIN THE COMMUNITY ON THE FUNDING INADEQUACIES OF THE WEIGHTED STUDENT FORMULA, PARTICULARLY FOR SMALL AND RURAL SCHOOLS, AND EXPLORE ALTERNATIVE MODELS OR FORMULAS TO THE WEIGHTED STUDENT FORMULA IN THE INTEREST OF MAXIMIZING FUNDING EQUITY TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
(H ) 4/20/2009 - Referred to EDN, FIN, referral sheet 58 TAKAMINE EDN, FIN
SCR187
Workers' Compensation; Audit; Medical Benefits
REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN UPDATED STUDY OF WHETHER INJURED EMPLOYEES' ACCESS TO MEDICAL CARE IS BEING CURTAILED DUE TO THE PRACTICE OF TYING REIMBURSEMENT RATES FOR MEDICAL SERVICES TO THE MEDICARE FEE SCHEDULE.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to LBR, WAM. TAKAMINE LBR, WAM
SCR188 SD2 HD1
State Fiscal Stabilization Fund; Working Group Recommendations
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO ACCEPT THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE WORKING GROUP FORMED BY HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO DETERMINE THE MOST APPROPRIATE USES OF STATE FISCAL STABILIZATION FUND MONEYS, AND AUTHORIZE THE EXPENDITURE OF STATE FISCAL STABILIZATION FUND MONEYS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE WORKING GROUP.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. TOKUDA, Kokubun, Tsutsui FIN
SCR189
Hawaiian Homelands; Adequate Funding
URGING THE GOVERNOR AND THE LEGISLATURE TO REQUEST AND PROVIDE FOR SUFFICIENT FUNDING FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOMESTEADS.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to WTL/WAM. GALUTERIA WTL/WAM
SCR190
Hunting Dogs; Public Hiking Trails
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA, COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES, PUBLIC POLICY CENTER AND SPARK M. MATSUNAGA INSTITUTE FOR PEACE AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO EXPLORE THE SAFE USE OF HUNTING DOGS ON PUBLIC HIKING TRAILS.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to HRE/WTL. GALUTERIA HRE/WTL
SCR191
Energy Conservation; Department of Education
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMPLEMENT SIMPLE, COST-EFFECTIVE PRACTICES THAT ENCOURAGE ENERGY CONSERVATION IN THE WORKPLACE AMONG DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL.
(S ) 4/6/2009 - The committee on ENE deferred the measure. HOOSER, Baker, English, Espero, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Green, Ige, Ihara, Kidani, Sakamoto, Takamine EDH/ENE  HCR197HR160