Hawaii State Legislature
2009 Senate Resolutions Offered
All resolutions that were offered in the Senate.
   
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SR1
Elected Officers of the Senate; 25th Legislature
ELECTING OFFICERS OF THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE.
(S ) 1/21/2009 - Adopted. HOOSER, HEMMINGS
SR2
Adopting Senate Rules 2009
ADOPTING THE RULES OF THE SENATE OF THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE.
(S ) 1/22/2009 - Adopted. HOOSER, HEMMINGS
SR3
Legislative Broadcast Program; Senate Procedures
ESTABLISHING POLICIES FOR THE LEGISLATIVE BROADCAST PROGRAM'S CABLECASTS OF SENATE PROCEEDINGS.
(S ) 1/28/2009 - Adopted. HOOSER, HEMMINGS
SR4
Senate Rules; TIA Committee Description; Amendment
AMENDING RULE 17 OF THE RULES OF THE SENATE OF THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.
(S ) 1/30/2009 - Adopted. HANABUSA
SR5
Adoption of Senate Administrative and Financial Manual
ADOPTING THE SENATE ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL MANUAL OF THE SENATE OF THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE.
(S ) 1/30/2009 - Adopted. KOKUBUN, IHARA, SAKAMOTO
SR6
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 ) 2/9/2009 - Referred to EDT/JGO. CHUN OAKLAND, Green EDT/JGO
SR7
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
SR8 SD1
Aging; Study of Reimbursements and Benefits
REQUESTING A STUDY OF VARIOUS UNRESOLVED ISSUES RELATING TO AGING.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. IHARA, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, HEMMINGS, Espero, Fukunaga, Sakamoto, Tsutsui HMS
SR9
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.
(S ) 2/9/2009 - Referred to HMS/EDH. IHARA, CHUN OAKLAND, Baker, Espero, Fukunaga, Hemmings, Sakamoto, Tsutsui HMS/EDH
SR10 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 HMS
SR11 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) HMS
SR12 SD1
Hawaii Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Week
DESIGNATING THE FIRST WEEK IN FEBRUARY 2010 AS HAWAII TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AWARENESS AND PREVENTION WEEK.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. CHUN OAKLAND HMS
SR13
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
SR14
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
SR15 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 HMS
SR16
Cybercrime; AG; Study and Report
REQUESTING THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO EXAMINE CYBERCRIME IN HAWAII.
(S ) 2/9/2009 - Referred to EDT, JGO. CHUN OAKLAND EDT, JGO
SR17
Recognizing national charter school week
RECOGNIZING SEPTEMBER AS EDUCATION AND APPRECIATION AWARENESS MONTH IN HAWAII.
(S ) 2/9/2009 - Referred to EDH. CHUN OAKLAND, English EDH
SR18 SD1
Rainwater Detention and Retention Pond Safety Program; DOH
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO IMPLEMENT A STATEWIDE RAINWATER DETENTION AND RETENTION POND SAFETY PROGRAM.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. CHUN OAKLAND, ESPERO, Bunda ENE/CPN
SR19
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.
(S ) 2/9/2009 - Referred to EDT/PSM. ESPERO, Bunda, Fukunaga, Gabbard EDT/PSM
SR20 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.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. IHARA, FUKUNAGA, GALUTERIA, HEMMINGS, IGE, KIDANI, KOKUBUN, NISHIHARA, SAKAMOTO, TANIGUCHI, TOKUDA, TSUTSUI, Takamine PSM/JGO
SR21
State Organic Program
REQUESTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PLAN FOR A STATE ORGANIC PROGRAM TO UNIFY THE STATE'S ORGANIC CERTIFICATION PRACTICES AND PROGRAMS.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. BUNDA WTL
SR22 SD1
Organic Farming
URGING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PLAN FOR INCREASING AID AND ASSISTANCE TO ORGANIC FARMERS.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. BUNDA WTL
SR23
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.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. BUNDA, Hee, Hemmings, Kokubun, Takamine, Tokuda WTL
SR24
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 ) 2/13/2009 - Referred to HRE/EDH. HEE HRE/EDH
SR25 SD1
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 ) 2/20/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 02-20-09. HEE WTL/JGO
SR26 SD1
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.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. HEE WTL
SR27
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
SR28 SD1
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 PSM
SR29
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
SR30
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 TIA
SR31
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
SR32 SD1
Medical Marijuana
REQUESTING STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO ABIDE BY STATE LAWS RELATING TO THE MEDICAL USE OF MARIJUANA.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. ESPERO, Baker, Bunda, English, Green, Hooser PSM
SR33 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.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. KIDANI HTH
SR34
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
SR35
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, Kidani, Kim, Nishihara, Takamine, Tokuda EDT/TIA  HR87
SR36 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, Galuteria, Ige, Kim, Slom TIA
SR37 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.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, FUKUNAGA, TOKUDA, Kidani, Kim HTH
SR38 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 LBR
SR39
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  HCR119HR96
SR40 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 WTL
SR41 SD1
Deferred Compensation Plan; Senate Committee on Labor Review
REQUESTING THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON LABOR TO CONDUCT A HEARING 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.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. TAKAMINE LBR
SR42 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.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. BAKER, ENGLISH TIA/WTL
SR43 SD1
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 WTL/PSM
SR44 SD1
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.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. HEE WTL/HRE
SR45 SD1
Climate Change; United Nations Conference
REQUESTING THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO HOST A UNITED NATIONS CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE IN HAWAII IN 2010.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. TOKUDA (BR) ENE/TIA
SR46
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
SR47 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.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. GABBARD, Baker, Bunda, Chun Oakland, English, Espero, Galuteria, Kidani, Tokuda HRE
SR48
Highway Safety; Roadside Solicitation
URGING NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS AND COMMUNITY GROUPS TO ESTABLISH SAFETY PROCEDURES FOR ROADSIDE SOLICITATION OF FUNDS AND DONATED GOODS.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. KIDANI, Baker, Bunda, Chun Oakland, English, Espero, Fukunaga, Galuteria, Green, Hee, Hooser, Ige, Kim, Nishihara, Sakamoto, Taniguchi TIA
SR49
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.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to EDH/WTL. SAKAMOTO, CHUN OAKLAND, Galuteria, Kidani EDH/WTL
SR50
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 ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to EDH. SAKAMOTO, Galuteria, Kidani EDH
SR51
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 EDH
SR52
DOE; Textbook Inventory
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP AN INVENTORY OF ALL TEXTBOOKS FOR ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to EDH. SAKAMOTO, Galuteria, Kidani EDH
SR53
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 ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to EDH/WTL. SAKAMOTO, Chun Oakland, Galuteria, Kidani EDH/WTL
SR54
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.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to EDH/TIA. SAKAMOTO, CHUN OAKLAND, Galuteria, Kidani EDH/TIA
SR55 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, Baker, Bunda, Chun Oakland, Espero, Fukunaga, Galuteria, Hee, Hooser, Ige, Kidani, Kokubun, Sakamoto, Takamine, Taniguchi, Tokuda, Tsutsui ENE
SR56 SD1
Backlog of Warrants
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO CONSOLIDATE ITS BACKLOG OF WARRANTS.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. ESPERO, Chun Oakland, Green, Hemmings, Ihara PSM
SR57
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
SR58
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
SR59 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.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. ESPERO, Fukunaga, Galuteria, Ige, Kidani, Tsutsui HRE
SR60
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
SR61 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.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. CHUN OAKLAND, Gabbard, Ige, Kidani HTH
SR62
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
SR63
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
SR64
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 ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to HMS/EDH. CHUN OAKLAND, Gabbard, Ige, Kidani HMS/EDH
SR65
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
SR66 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.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. KIM, SAKAMOTO, Baker, Chun Oakland, Espero, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Galuteria, Hee, Ihara, Kidani, Nishihara, Tokuda JGO, WAM
SR67 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 HMS
SR68
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 TIA
SR69
Peace Corps Expansion Act of 2009
SUPPORTING THE PEACE CORPS EXPANSION ACT OF 2009.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to TIA. SLOM, CHUN OAKLAND, GALUTERIA, Baker, Bunda, Espero, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Green, Hemmings, Ige, Kidani, Kim, Sakamoto, Takamine, Taniguchi, Tokuda, Tsutsui TIA
SR70
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
SR71
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
SR72
Armenian Genocide recognition
RECOGNIZING THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE OF 1915.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to TIA. SLOM, CHUN OAKLAND, GALUTERIA, Bunda, Espero, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Hemmings, Ige, Ihara, Kidani, Kim, Takamine, Tokuda TIA
SR73
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
SR74
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
SR75
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
SR76
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, Bunda, Chun Oakland, English, Espero, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Galuteria, Green, Hee, Ige, Kidani, Kokubun, Nishihara, Slom, Takamine, Tokuda JGO
SR77
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
SR78
Bicycling; Transportation
RECOGNIZING THE IMPORTANCE OF BICYCLING.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. GREEN, CHUN OAKLAND, Gabbard, Kidani TIA
SR79
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.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. GREEN, Kokubun, Takamine HTH/HMS
SR80 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.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. TOKUDA, Baker, Galuteria, Ige, Kokubun, Sakamoto, Takamine HRE/EDT
SR81
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
SR82 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, Chun Oakland, Espero, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Galuteria, Green, Hanabusa, Hee, Hooser, Ige, Ihara, Kidani, Kim, Kokubun, Sakamoto, Tokuda, Tsutsui ENE/TIA
SR83
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 TIA
SR84
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  HR81
SR85
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  HR190
SR86 SD1
Illegal Immigration; Undocumented Workers
REQUESTING A JOINT AGENCY STUDY ON THE IMPACT OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IN HAWAII.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. HANABUSA (BR) LBR, JGO
SR87 SD1
Construction Economic Valuation; Task Force
REQUESTING THE SENATE PRESIDENT 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 LBR
SR88
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
SR89 SD1
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Program; CDC
REQUESTING THAT THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION ESTABLISH A CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE PROGRAM.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. CHUN OAKLAND HTH
SR90
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  HR225
SR91 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 EDT  HR223
SR92
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  HR224
SR93 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.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. CHUN OAKLAND HMS/HTH
SR94
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  HR228
SR95 SD1
Big Island Juvenile Intake Assessment Center; BIJIAC; Program
AFFIRMING SUPPORT FOR THE CONCEPT OF ESTABLISHING A BIG ISLAND JUVENILE INTAKE AND ASSESSMENT CENTER.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. CHUN OAKLAND HMS/PSM
SR96
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
SR97 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.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. CHUN OAKLAND HTH
SR98
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 ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to EDH/HRE. SAKAMOTO, Kokubun, Takamine, Tokuda EDH/HRE
SR99
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
SR100
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, Kidani EDH
SR101
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.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to EDH. SAKAMOTO EDH
SR102
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 ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to EDH. SAKAMOTO EDH
SR103
Special Education Caucus; Establish
URGING THE GOVERNOR AND SENATE PRESIDENT 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
SR104 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 EDT  HR193
SR105 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.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. TOKUDA, SAKAMOTO, Ige, Kidani, Kokubun, Taniguchi HRE
SR106
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.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. TOKUDA, TANIGUCHI, Chun Oakland, Fukunaga, Kokubun, Sakamoto HRE
SR107
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
SR108
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
SR109
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
SR110
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
SR111
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
SR112
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
SR113 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.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. TSUTSUI, Baker CPN
SR114 SD1
Pet Animals; Task Force
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE ON HUMANE RESTRAINT AND CONFINEMENT OF PET ANIMALS.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. TANIGUCHI, Baker, Espero, Nishihara, Takamine JGO
SR115 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
SR116 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.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. IGE, CHUN OAKLAND, ENGLISH, Baker, Espero, Fukunaga, Galuteria, Hooser, Nishihara, Slom, Takamine, Tokuda HMS/HTH
SR117 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.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. HOOSER ENE
SR118
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
SR119
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 ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to EDH/ENE. HOOSER, Baker, English, Espero, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Green, Ige, Ihara, Kidani, Sakamoto, Takamine EDH/ENE
SR120 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.
(S ) 7/7/2009 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 07-07-09. HOOSER, Espero, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Green, Ige, Ihara, Kidani, Sakamoto, Takamine WTL
SR121
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
SR122
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
SR123
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.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to EDH. HOOSER EDH
SR124
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
SR125
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
SR126
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 WTL
SR127
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 WTL
SR128
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  HR246
SR129
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  HR186
SR130 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
SR131
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 SMALLER RURAL SCHOOLS, AND EXPLORE ALTERNATIVE MODELS OR FORMULAS TO THE WEIGHTED STUDENT FORMULA IN THE INTEREST OF MAXIMIZING FUNDING EQUITY TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to EDH. TAKAMINE EDH
SR132
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 MONIES, AND AUTHORIZE THE EXPENDITURE OF STATE FISCAL STABILIZATION FUND MONIES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE WORKING GROUP.
(S ) 3/23/2009 - Referred to EDH/HRE, WAM. TOKUDA, Kokubun, Tsutsui EDH/HRE, WAM
SR133
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
SR134
Authorizing the President to Approve the Journal of this Senate for the Sixty-Second Day
AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO APPROVE THE JOURNAL OF THIS SENATE FOR THE SIXTY-SECOND DAY.
(S ) 5/8/2009 - Adopted. HOOSER, HEMMINGS
SR135
Printing of the Senate Journal
RELATING TO THE PRINTING OF THE JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.
(S ) 5/8/2009 - Adopted. HOOSER, HEMMINGS
SR136
President Work Authorization of Employees
AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO DESIGNATE THE EMPLOYEES WHO WILL WORK AFTER ADJOURNMENT.
(S ) 5/8/2009 - Adopted. HOOSER, HEMMINGS
SR137
Completion of Work of the Twenty-Fifth Legislature
REGARDING COMPLETION OF THE WORK OF THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE SUBSEQUENT TO THE ADJOURNMENT THEREOF.
(S ) 5/8/2009 - Adopted. HOOSER, HEMMINGS
SR138
Adjourn Sine Die
INFORMING THE HOUSE AND GOVERNOR THAT THE SENATE IS READY TO ADJOURN SINE DIE.
(H ) 5/11/2009 - Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 796). HOOSER, HEMMINGS