Hawaii State Legislature
2012 Senate Resolutions Offered
All resolutions that were offered in the Senate.
   
Measure Text pdfMeasure StatusCurrent StatusIntroducer(s)Current ReferralCompanion
SR1
Election of the Assistant Clerk of the Senate
ELECTING THE ASSISTANT CLERK OF THE SENATE OF THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE.
(S ) 1/18/2012 - Adopted. GALUTERIA, SLOM
SR2
Aquatic Life Resolution; Kauai County Package
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO AMEND CHAPTER 188, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, BY ADDING A NEW SECTION TO BE APPROPRIATELY DESIGNATED PROHIBITING THE SALE OF AQUATIC LIFE FOR AQUARIUM PURPOSES AND AMEND EXISTING SECTION 188F-4 REGARDING THE WEST HAWAII REGIONAL FISHERY MANAGEMENT AREA PLAN AND SECTION 189-11 REGARDING RECEIPTS IN MANAGEMENT AREA PLAN AND SECTION 189-11 REGARDING RECEIPTS IN DUPLICATE; A RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO ISSUE A MORATORIUM ON THE COMMERCIAL TAKE AND SALE OF AQUATIC LIFE TAKEN FOR AQUARIUM PURPOSES FROM STATE WATERS; AND REQUESTING THE HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ADOPT A RULE PROHIBITING THE COMMERCIAL TAKE AND SALE OF AQUATIC LIFE TAKEN FOR AQUARIUM PURPOSES FROM STATE WATERS.
(S ) 1/19/2012 - Referred to WLH, JDL. TSUTSUI (Introduced by request of another party) WLH, JDL  SCR1HCR8HR6
SR3
Transient Accommodations Tax; HSAC Package
URGING THE GOVERNOR AND THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO PRESERVE THE COUNTIES' SHARE OF THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
(S ) 1/19/2012 - Referred to PGM/TSM, WAM. TSUTSUI (Introduced by request of another party) PGM/TSM, WAM  HR4
SR4
Senate Rule 25 Amendment; Committee Report Content
AMENDING RULE 25 OF THE RULES OF THE SENATE OF THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.
(S ) 1/19/2012 - Adopted. TSUTSUI
SR5
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ESTABLISH A STATE HEALTH PLAN INITIATIVE TO REDUCE THE OCCURRENCES OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE IN HAWAII.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. FUKUNAGA, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, KIDANI, SHIMABUKURO, TOKUDA HTH  SCR4HR10HCR16
SR6 SD1
Programs and Services for Women Veterans and Women on Active Duty
URGING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS AND THE HAWAII OFFICE OF VETERANS SERVICES TO DEVELOP COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES TO ADDRESS THE NEEDS OF WOMEN VETERANS AND WOMEN ON ACTIVE DUTY.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. KIDANI, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, SHIMABUKURO, TOKUDA, Fukunaga, Solomon PGM  SCR5HR13HCR19
SR7
Veterans Court Within the Hawaii State Circuit Court
SUPPORTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A VETERANS COURT WITHIN THE HAWAII STATE CIRCUIT COURT.
(S ) 2/1/2012 - Referred to PGM, JDL. KIDANI, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, SHIMABUKURO, TOKUDA, Fukunaga, Kim, Ryan PGM, JDL  SCR7HR14HCR20
SR8
National Women's History Museum; Congressional Support
REQUESTING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO SUPPORT THE EFFORTS OF THE NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY MUSEUM TO SECURE A PERMANENT HOME IN THE NATION'S CAPITAL.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. CHUN OAKLAND, BAKER, FUKUNAGA, KIDANI, TOKUDA, Kim, Ryan, Shimabukuro, Solomon, Wakai HMS/PGM  SCR8HR12HCR18
SR9
Women's Health
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO FUND ABORTIONS FOR SERVICEWOMEN IN CASES OF RAPE OR INCEST AND LIFT THE BAN ON PRIVATE FUNDING OF ABORTIONS AT MILITARY BASES.
(S ) 2/1/2012 - Referred to PGM. CHUN OAKLAND, BAKER, SHIMABUKURO, TOKUDA, Fukunaga PGM  SCR9HR15HCR21
SR10 SD1
Repeal of Combat Exclusionary Rules
REQUESTING THE SUPPORT OF THE REPEAL OF COMBAT EXCLUSIONARY RULES.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. CHUN OAKLAND, BAKER, Kim, Shimabukuro, Tokuda PGM  HR11HCR17SCR10
SR11
Jones Act; Request Congressional Exemption for Hawaii, Alaska, Guam, and Puerto Rico
REQUESTING CONGRESS TO EXEMPT HAWAII, ALASKA, GUAM, AND PUERTO RICO FROM THE JONES ACT FOR THE HEALTH, SAFETY, AND SECURITY OF THEIR RESIDENTS..
(S ) 2/1/2012 - Referred to TIA/PGM, WAM. SLOM TIA/PGM, WAM
SR12
Education; Cheerleading; Report
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE ON CHEERLEADING TO DETERMINE IF CHEERLEADING SHOULD BE CLASSIFIED AS AN INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORT IN PUBLIC SCHOOL ATHLETIC PROGRAMS.
(S ) 2/15/2012 - Referred to EDU. ESPERO EDU
SR13
Education; Green Hawaii Projects
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND BOARD OF EDUCATION TO INSTITUTE A GREEN HAWAII PROGRAM WITHIN THE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
(S ) 2/15/2012 - Referred to EDU, WAM. ESPERO, Baker, Gabbard, Kidani, Nishihara, Slom, Taniguchi, Tokuda EDU, WAM
SR14 SD2
Hawaii Convention Center; Hotel; HTA Feasibility Study
REQUESTING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING A HOTEL, TRAINING HOTEL, OR OTHER COMMERCIAL RETAIL FACILITY ABOVE THE HAWAII CONVENTION CENTER FACILITY.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. KIM, GREEN, KOUCHI, Espero, Galuteria, Hee, Ihara, Nishihara, Shimabukuro TSM, WAM
SR15
Hawaii Film Studio; Expansion Plan
REQUESTING DEVELOPMENT OF A PLAN FOR THE EXPANSION OF THE HAWAII FILM STUDIO DIAMOND HEAD CAMPUS TO ACCOMMODATE INCREASED STUDIO CAPACITY.
(S ) 2/16/2012 - Re-Referred to EDT/EDU, WAM. KIM, GREEN, KOUCHI, SHIMABUKURO, Espero, Galuteria, Hee, Nishihara EDT/EDU, WAM
SR16
Fraudulent Mortgage Documents, Assignments of Mortgage, and Title Transfers
DIRECTING THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO INVESTIGATE CASES WHERE FRAUDULENT TRANSFERS AND ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE LOAN DOCUMENTS ARE ALLEGED.
(S ) 2/16/2012 - Referred to CPN, JDL. TSUTSUI, BAKER, ENGLISH, ESPERO, FUKUNAGA, GALUTERIA, IGE, IHARA, KIM, TANIGUCHI, Dela Cruz, Green, Ryan, Wakai CPN, JDL
SR17 SD1
Roads In Limbo; Maui Working Group
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO FORM A WORKING GROUP TO EXPEDITIOUSLY RESOLVE THE ISSUE OF ROADS IN LIMBO IN MAUI COUNTY.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. CHUN OAKLAND, ESPERO, FUKUNAGA, GALUTERIA, GREEN, IGE, IHARA, KAHELE, NISHIHARA, SHIMABUKURO TIA/PGM
SR18 SD1
Landscape Industry of Hawaii Water Conservation
ENCOURAGING THE UTILIZATION OF STATE AND COUNTY AGENCIES AND OTHER LARGE WATER USERS TO UTILIZE BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN LANDSCAPE IRRIGATION TO CONSERVE OUTDOOR WATER USE AND TO ADOPT THE LANDSCAPE INDUSTRY COUNCIL OF HAWAII'S IRRIGATION WATER CONSERVATION BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. CHUN OAKLAND, FUKUNAGA, SHIMABUKURO, Green, Ihara, Tokuda WLH/PGM
SR19 SD1
Grove Farm Company, Inc.; Koloa Camp Eviction
URGING GROVE FARM COMPANY, INC. TO PLACE AN IMMEDIATE STAY OF EVICTION AND ENGAGE IN MEANINGFUL FORMAL DISCUSSIONS WITH THE TENANTS OF THE KOLOA PLANTATION CAMP REGARDING FUTURE PLANS FOR THE PLANTATION PROPERTY AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF ALTERNATIVE SOLUTIONS.
(S ) 3/20/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 03-20-12. KOUCHI, Hee JDL
SR20
Audit; State Agencies; Salary Overpayments
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THOSE STATE AGENCIES WITH SALARY AND WAGE OVERPAYMENTS.
(S ) 3/20/2012 - The committee on SCA01 deferred the measure. KIM SCA01
SR21 SD1
Audit; Overtime; Pension Spiking; Overpayment
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AUDITS OF STATE DEPARTMENT OPERATIONS THAT RESULT IN HIGH NON-BASE COMPENSATION OF STATE AND COUNTY EMPLOYEES, PAY FOR NOT WORKING, AND SALARY OVERPAYMENTS.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. KIM SCA01
SR22
Anatomical Transplants; AIDS
REQUESTING HEALTH CARE FACILITIES AND HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS IN HAWAII TO PERFORM ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION ON PATIENTS WITH HIV, ARC, AND AIDS.
(S ) 3/19/2012 - The committee on HTH deferred the measure. ESPERO HTH
SR23
Department of Transportation; Shared-Use Path; Kahekili Highway
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO PROMPTLY UNDERTAKE THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF A SHARED-USE PATH ALONG KAHEKILI HIGHWAY.
(S ) 3/28/2012 - Report adopted, referred to WAM. HEE TIA, WAM
SR24
Medical Marijuana; Federal Enforcement
REQUESTING THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO FILE AN INJUNCTION IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT TO ENJOIN ENFORCEMENT OF STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS PROHIBITING CANNABIS, AS A SCHEDULE I CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, UNTIL IT CAN BE RECLASSIFIED, AND REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO REQUEST THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES TO RECOGNIZE THE RIGHT OF HAWAII TO DETERMINE THE APPROPRIATE ISSUANCE AND USE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA THAT IS BASED ON THE FACT THAT CANNABIS NO LONGER MEETS THE FEDERAL CRITERIA FOR A SCHEDULE I CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.
(S ) 3/8/2012 - Referred to HTH/PGM, JDL. ESPERO, Baker, Chun Oakland, Dela Cruz, English, Fukunaga, Galuteria, Shimabukuro, Slom HTH/PGM, JDL
SR25 SD1
Geothermal Resources; Public Land Development Corporation; Department of Land and Natural Resources
URGING THE PUBLIC LAND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO IDENTIFY PUBLIC TRUST LAND ON THE ISLANDS OF HAWAII AND MAUI WITH GEOTHERMAL RESOURCES THAT MAY BE DEVELOPED AND TO WORK WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT GEOTHERMAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS ON PUBLIC TRUST LAND ON THE ISLANDS OF HAWAII AND MAUI.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. SOLOMON, DELA CRUZ, Galuteria ENE/WLH
SR26
HTA; DBEDT; Transfer; Counties; Tourism Tax
URGING THE GOVERNOR TO TRANSFER THE FUNCTIONS OF THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM, ELIMINATE DISTRIBUTION OF TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX REVENUE TO THE COUNTIES, AND AUTHORIZE EACH COUNTY TO ASSESS A COUNTY TOURISM TAX SURCHARGE.
(S ) 3/8/2012 - Referred to TSM/EDT/PGM, WAM. SOLOMON, DELA CRUZ TSM/EDT/PGM, WAM
SR27 SD1
Office of Hawaiian Affairs; Department of Land and Natural Resources; Attorney General; Public Land Trust
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO TRANSFER A PORTION OF THE REVENUE DERIVED FROM THE CONVEYANCE OR TRANSFER OF ANY LAND OF THE PUBLIC LAND TRUST TO THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.
(S ) 3/30/2012 - Report adopted, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. SOLOMON, DELA CRUZ, GALUTERIA, Kidani WLH/HWN, WAM
SR28 SD1
HARC; Kunia; Agriculture
RECOGNIZING THE HAWAII AGRICULTURE RESEARCH CENTER FOR ITS BENEFITS TO THE AGRICULTURE INDUSTRY AND URGING THE HAWAII AGRICULTURE RESEARCH CENTER TO ESTABLISH THE PROPOSED KUNIA AGRICULTURE PROCESSING AND SALES CENTER.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. SOLOMON, DELA CRUZ WLH/AGL
SR29
Department of Land and Natural Resources; Boating Laws
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO REVIEW AND PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS TO STRENGTHEN STATE BOATING LAWS AND RELATED ADMINISTRATIVE RULES.
(S ) 3/8/2012 - Referred to WLH/PGM. TSUTSUI, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, ENGLISH, ESPERO, KIDANI, SHIMABUKURO, Dela Cruz, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Galuteria, Hee, Ige, Ihara, Kahele, Kim, Kouchi, Nishihara, Ryan, Tokuda, Wakai WLH/PGM
SR30
Community Care Foster Family Homes; Department of Human Services
ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO IMPLEMENT MANDATORY TRAINING AND OTHER IMPROVEMENTS TO STRENGTHEN COMMUNITY CARE FOSTER FAMILY HOMES.
(S ) 3/28/2012 - The committee on HMS deferred the measure. CHUN OAKLAND, Baker, Espero, Fukunaga, Galuteria, Ige, Ihara, Ryan, Shimabukuro, Solomon, Wakai HMS, WAM
SR31
Hawaiian Studies Program; DOE; Report on Progress
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO COMPLY IN FULL WITH THE FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR'S MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S HAWAIIAN STUDIES PROGRAM.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to EDU/HWN, WAM. ENGLISH, CHUN OAKLAND, SHIMABUKURO, Baker, Espero, Gabbard, Galuteria, Hee, Ige, Kahele, Kidani, Kim, Kouchi, Ryan, Slom, Tokuda, Wakai EDU/HWN, WAM
SR32
Resolution for Support of Taiwan Participation in Convention.
URGING THE UNITED NATIONS TO GRANT TAIWAN PARTICIPATION AS AN OBSERVER IN THE UNITED NATIONS FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE OF THE PARTIES MEETINGS.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. ENGLISH, CHUN OAKLAND, KIDANI, SHIMABUKURO, Baker, Espero, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Galuteria, Kahele, Kouchi, Ryan, Wakai TIA
SR33
Kuleana Lands; Property Taxes
URGING THE COUNTIES TO PRESERVE PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTIONS FOR KULEANA LANDS.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. SOLOMON, GALUTERIA, KAHELE, Dela Cruz, Kidani HWN/PGM
SR34
Department of Education; Late-born Children
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONDUCT RESEARCH ON THE CORRELATION BETWEEN CHILDREN WHO ARE LATE-BORN AND THE HIGH SCHOOL DROP OUT RATE.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to EDU. TOKUDA, Kidani EDU
SR35
Hawaii Public Housing Authority; Federal Housing Projects
URGING THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS TO MODERNIZE DILAPIDATED FEDERAL PUBLIC HOUSING PROJECTS.
(S ) 3/28/2012 - The committee on HMS deferred the measure. DELA CRUZ HMS, WAM
SR36
State Employees; Ten-Year Attrition and Development Plan
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT TO DEVELOP A TEN-YEAR ATTRITION AND DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR EMPLOYEES OF THE STATE.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to JDL, WAM. DELA CRUZ JDL, WAM
SR37
Special Fund Investment; Local Financial Institutions
REQUESTING THE REVIEW AND IDENTIFICATION OF STATE FUNDS OR HOLDINGS THAT MAY BE APPROPRIATE FOR OPENING ACCOUNTS IN SMALL LOCAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND DEVELOPMENT OF A PROCUREMENT PROCESS TO SELECT INSTITUTIONS TO RECEIVE STATE FUNDS FOR INVESTMENT FOR A LIMITED TIME.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to CPN/PGM, WAM. DELA CRUZ CPN/PGM, WAM
SR38 SD1
Hawaii Public Housing Authority; Choice Neighborhoods Grant
SUPPORTING THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY'S APPLICATION FOR A CHOICE NEIGHBORHOODS GRANT AND URGING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT TO SELECT THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY AS A CHOICE NEIGHBORHOODS GRANT RECIPIENT.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. DELA CRUZ HMS, WAM
SR39 SD2
Hunting; Trespass on Private Lands; Written Permission; Report
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS, TO EVALUATE THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING LAWS TO REQUIRE WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM THE LANDOWNER IN ORDER TO HUNT ON PRIVATE LANDS AND TO DISCUSS POTENTIAL AMENDMENTS TO CRIMINAL TRESPASSING LAWS TO ADDRESS HUNTING SITUATIONS.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. DELA CRUZ WLH, JDL
SR40
Hawaiian Language; Automated Teller Machines
ENCOURAGING BANKS AND CREDIT UNIONS OPERATING IN THE STATE OF HAWAII TO INCORPORATE THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE IN THEIR AUTOMATED TELLER MACHINES.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to HWN, CPN. GALUTERIA, ENGLISH, KIDANI, RYAN, Baker, Chun Oakland, Espero, Gabbard, Green, Hee, Kahele, Kouchi, Wakai HWN, CPN
SR41
Insurance Commissioner; Working Group; Increase Competition in Hawaii's Health Insurance Market
REQUESTING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO CREATE A WORKING GROUP TO STUDY WAYS TO INCREASE COMPETITION IN HAWAII'S HEALTH INSURANCE MARKET.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to CPN. TANIGUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) CPN
SR42 SD1
Working Group on Labeling Hawaii-Grown Tea
ESTABLISHING A WORKING GROUP TO DISCUSS THE CREATION OF A STRATEGIC PLAN FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING OF THE HAWAII TEA INDUSTRY AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR LABELING REQUIREMENTS OF HAWAII-GROWN TEA.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. TANIGUCHI, BAKER, KAHELE, NISHIHARA AGL/EDT
SR43 SD1
Review; ESL; Hawaiian Language Programs
REQUESTING A REVIEW OF THE STATE'S FUNDING FOR EXISTING ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION AND ACTIVITIES AND HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE PROGRAMS OFFERED IN HAWAII AND ANY DISPARITIES IN FUNDING FOR THE STATE'S TWO OFFICIAL LANGUAGES.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. SHIMABUKURO HWN/EDU, WAM
SR44
Department of Education; Memorandum of Agreement; ‘Aha Kauleo Kaiapuni Hawai‘i
REQUESTING A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND AHA KAULEO KAIAPUNI HAWAII FOR DEVELOPMENT IN THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE OF THE READING, MATH, SCIENCE, AND OTHER ASSESSMENTS ADMINISTERED TO STUDENTS IN GRADES THREE THROUGH SIX OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAM AND FORMAL ACKNOWLEDGMENT BY STATUTE OR RULE OF AHA KAULEO KAIAPUNI HAWAII
(S ) 3/21/2012 - The committee on EDU deferred the measure. SHIMABUKURO HWN/EDU, WAM
SR45 SD1
Pilot Program; Medicaid; DHS; DOH
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO DEVELOP A PILOT DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM FOCUSED ON THE TOP FIVE PERCENT OF MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES WHOSE CARE NEEDS ACCOUNT FOR A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF MEDICAID EXPENDITURES IN THE STATE.
(S ) 3/30/2012 - Report adopted, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. SOLOMON, Dela Cruz, Galuteria, Kahele HMS/HTH, WAM
SR46
Workplace Wellness; DOH; DLIR
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO PROMOTE WORKPLACE WELLNESS PROGRAMS.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to HTH/JDL, WAM. SOLOMON, Dela Cruz, Galuteria, Kahele HTH/JDL, WAM
SR47
State Building Code Council; Investigative Committee
REQUESTING THE STATE BUILDING CODE COUNCIL TO APPOINT AN INVESTIGATIVE COMMITTEE TO REVIEW AND RECOMMEND GREEN, SUSTAINABLE, AND WATER EFFICIENCY CODE PROVISIONS FOR ADOPTION INTO THE STATE BUILDING CODE.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to ENE/WLH, WAM. GABBARD, CHUN OAKLAND, Baker, Espero, Fukunaga, Ige, Ihara, Kim, Nishihara ENE/WLH, WAM
SR48
Reports on Abuse and Neglect; Adult Protective Services; Child Abuse; Department of Human Services; Department of Health; Judiciary Branch
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENTS OF HUMAN SERVICES AND HEALTH TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO DETERMINE WHEN AND UNDER WHAT CONDITIONS REPORTS OF ALLEGED VULNERABLE ADULT ABUSE, ALLEGED CHILD ABUSE, AND CONFIRMED CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT SHOULD BE EXPUNGED FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES' CENTRAL REGISTRY.
(S ) 3/28/2012 - The committee on HTH deferred the measure. CHUN OAKLAND, Baker, Espero, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Kidani, Nishihara, Ryan HMS/HTH, JDL
SR49
Sign Language Services for Children with Disabilities
REQUESTING THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCORPORATE AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE INTO THE PUBLIC SCHOOL CURRICULUM AND ENCOURAGING SIGN LANGUAGE INSTRUCTORS TO ASSIST STUDENTS WITH LEARNING CHALLENGES IN THE CLASSROOM.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to EDU/HMS. CHUN OAKLAND, KIDANI, Dela Cruz, Espero, Galuteria, Ige, Wakai EDU/HMS
SR50
Modest, Public, Long-term Care Insurance; EOA; Task Force
REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE ON AGING TO ESTABLISH THE LONG-TERM CARE FINANCING TASK FORCE TO ASSESS THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A MODEST, PUBLIC, LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE PROGRAM IN HAWAII.
(S ) 3/28/2012 - The committee on HMS deferred the measure. CHUN OAKLAND, Baker, Dela Cruz, English, Espero, Fukunaga, Galuteria, Green, Kidani HMS, WAM
SR51 SD1
Governor's Special Task Force; Hawaiian Historical Sites Preservation
REQUESTING THE SENATE COMMITTEES ON HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY TO CONVENE A SPECIAL TASK FORCE ON HAWAIIAN HISTORICAL SITES PRESERVATION.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. SOLOMON, CHUN OAKLAND, Slom HWN/EDT/WAM
SR52
Insurance Commissioner; Rate Filings; Capital Reserves and Surplus
REQUESTING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO REVIEW THE ACCUMULATION OF CAPITAL RESERVES AND SURPLUS OF MANAGED CARE PLANS WHEN REVIEWING RATE FILINGS.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. SOLOMON, Dela Cruz, Galuteria, Kahele, Kim, Kouchi CPN, WAM
SR53 SD1
President Grover Cleveland
HONORING UNITED STATES PRESIDENT GROVER CLEVELAND FOR HIS SUPPORT OF THE HAWAIIAN MONARCHY AND EFFORTS TO PRESERVE THE HAWAIIAN KINGDOM, BY REQUESTING THE STATE OF HAWAII, CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, COUNTY OF MAUI, COUNTY OF KAUAI, AND COUNTY OF HAWAII TO NAME A STATE OR COUNTY PROPERTY IN HIS NAME, AND REQUESTING THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS TO COMMISSION, PURCHASE, OR PARTNER WITH ANOTHER ENTITY TO CREATE OR OBTAIN A WORK OF ART, WHETHER VISUAL OR LITERARY, IN HIS NAME.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. ESPERO, CHUN OAKLAND, ENGLISH, GABBARD, HEE, Baker, Dela Cruz, Galuteria, Ihara, Kidani, Kouchi, Nishihara, Ryan, Shimabukuro, Wakai PGM/HWN, EDT
SR54
Lyon Arboretum; Manoa Road; Ownership, Maintenance, and Repair
CONVENING A MANOA ROAD TASK FORCE TO DISCUSS OWNERSHIP, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PORTION OF MANOA ROAD LEADING UP TO THE LYON ARBORETUM.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to TIA/WLH. TANIGUCHI TIA/WLH
SR55
Encouraging North Korea to Join APEC Working Group
ENCOURAGING THE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA TO JOIN THE ASIA-PACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION'S BUSINESS ADVISORY COUNCIL WORKING GROUP WITH THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to EDT/TIA. FUKUNAGA (Introduced by request of another party) EDT/TIA
SR56
Iwi Kupuna; Cultural Monitoring; DLNR
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO RECOMMEND LEGISLATION ON CULTURAL MONITORING OF CONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS WITHIN THE STATE OF HAWAII.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to WLH/HWN/EDT. GALUTERIA, CHUN OAKLAND, Espero, Hee, Ihara, Kidani, Tokuda WLH/HWN/EDT
SR57
Aloha Order of Merit; Daniel Kahikina Akaka
APPROVING THE SELECTION OF DANIEL KAHIKINA AKAKA TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE ALOHA ORDER OF MERIT.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to EDT. GALUTERIA, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, DELA CRUZ, ENGLISH, ESPERO, FUKUNAGA, GABBARD, GREEN, HEE, IGE, KIDANI, KOUCHI, RYAN, SHIMABUKURO, SOLOMON, TANIGUCHI, TOKUDA, TSUTSUI, Ihara, Kahele, Kim, Slom, Wakai EDT
SR58 SD1
DLNR; Inventory of Public Lands and Facilities
URGING THE STATE TO EXPAND THE SCOPE OF THE COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION SYSTEM ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO ACT 54, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2011, TO FURTHER INCLUDE PUBLIC FACILITIES, THEREBY CREATING A COMPREHENSIVE ASSET MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR PUBLIC LANDS AND PUBLIC FACILITIES.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. DELA CRUZ, SOLOMON WLH, WAM
SR59
Office of Planning; Five Year Studies; Comprehensive Planning
URGING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO TIMELY CONDUCT AND COMPLETE REGIONAL PLANS AND STUDIES AS REQUIRED BY STATUTE.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. DELA CRUZ, SOLOMON WLH, WAM
SR60
Department of Agriculture; Animal Quarantine
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO FORM A WORKING GROUP TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING THE UNITED KINGDOM'S DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT, FOOD, AND RURAL AFFAIRS' ANIMAL QUARANTINE POLICIES, STANDARDS, AND PROCEDURES IN HAWAII.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to AGL, WAM. TSUTSUI (Introduced by request of another party) AGL, WAM
SR61 SD1
Education; Act 51, Session Laws of Hawaii 2004; Report
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO REVIEW AND EVALUATE COMPLIANCE WITH AND EFFECTIVENESS OF THE REINVENTING EDUCATION ACT OF 2004, AS AMENDED.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. TOKUDA, KIDANI, Slom EDU, WAM
SR62
Hawaii State Public Library System; Use of Facilities
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND STATE LIBRARIAN TO DEVELOP A STRATEGIC PLAN TO OPTIMIZE THE USE OF STATE PUBLIC LIBRARY FACILITIES.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. TOKUDA, KIDANI, Slom EDU, WAM
SR63
Alternative Energy Task Force
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO CONVENE A SUSTAINABLE AND ALTERNATIVE ENERGY ASSESSMENT TASK FORCE.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to ENE/EDT, WAM. RYAN (Introduced by request of another party) ENE/EDT, WAM
SR64
Study; Cemetery Decertification; Jurisdictional Issues; Office of Hawaiian Affairs
REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS, TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF THE JURISDICTIONAL ISSUES RELATING TO THE PROCESS OF REMOVING BURIAL SITES IN ORDER TO DECERTIFY A CEMETERY.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to HWN/WLH. HEE HWN/WLH
SR65
La‘i‘Opua 2020; North Kona
EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR LA‘I‘OPUA 2020 AND ITS EFFORTS TO CONSTRUCT THE LA‘I‘OPUA COMMUNITY CENTER COMPLEX.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. GREEN, CHUN OAKLAND, SHIMABUKURO, Baker, Espero, Fukunaga, Ige, Ihara, Nishihara, Slom, Wakai HWN/HMS
SR66
Department of Human Services; QUEST, Medicaid Eligibility; Section 1115 Waiver
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO EXPAND THE INCOME ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE STATE'S SECTION 1115 WAIVER PROGRAM.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to HMS, WAM. GREEN, CHUN OAKLAND, SHIMABUKURO, Baker, Espero, Fukunaga, Ihara, Nishihara HMS, WAM
SR67
Hawaii Health Systems Corporation; Community Hospitals; Community Health Centers; Rural Hospitals; Federally Qualified Health Centers
REQUESTING THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION TO FACILITATE COLLABORATION BETWEEN COMMUNITY HOSPITALS AND COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS AND TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO INTEGRATE CERTAIN RURAL HOSPITALS WITH FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTERS.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to HTH, WAM. GREEN, CHUN OAKLAND, SHIMABUKURO, Baker, Espero, Fukunaga, Ihara, Nishihara, Wakai HTH, WAM
SR68
Citizens United v. FEC; U.S. Constitutional Amendment
REQUESTING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO PROPOSE AMENDMENTS TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION TO ADDRESS CAMPAIGN SPENDING ISSUES UNDER THE HOLDING OF CITIZENS UNITED V. FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. GREEN, BAKER, ENGLISH, IGE, IHARA, Espero, Fukunaga, Nishihara, Shimabukuro, Wakai PGM/JDL
SR69
Adult Education; Working Group
REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO EXAMINE THE POSSIBLE REORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAM TO BETTER ALIGN PORTIONS OF THE PROGRAM WITH DEPARTMENTS OR AGENCIES OF THE STATE OR COUNTIES RATHER THAN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
(S ) 3/23/2012 - The committee on EDU deferred the measure. TOKUDA EDU, WAM
SR70 SD1
Convening a Legislative Agriculture Policy Task Force to Review Agricultural Policies from Other States to Assist with the Development of Hawaii's Agricultural Industry
CONVENING AN AGRICULTURE POLICY TASK FORCE TO REVIEW AGRICULTURAL POLICIES FROM OTHER STATES TO ASSIST WITH THE DEVELOPMENT OF HAWAII'S AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY.
(S ) 3/30/2012 - Report adopted, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. NISHIHARA, Ige AGL, WAM
SR71
Department of Agriculture; Hawaii-Grown Agricultural Commodities; Incentive Program
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO IMPLEMENT AN INCENTIVE PROGRAM TO PROMOTE THE PURCHASE OF HAWAII-GROWN AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. NISHIHARA, Ige, Kahele AGL, WAM
SR72
Agricultural Development and Food Security
EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE'S EFFORTS TO STIMULATE THE STATE'S AGRICULTURE INDUSTRY, INCREASE AND DIVERSIFY AGRICULTURAL OUTPUT, AND PROMOTE FOOD SECURITY.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. NISHIHARA, Ige, Kahele AGL
SR73 SD1
Unmanned Aircraft System Test Site; Federal Aviation Administration
REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF AEROSPACE DEVELOPMENT TO COORDINATE COMMENTS AND IDENTIFY A LEAD ENTITY TO PREPARE A PROPOSAL, ON BEHALF OF THE STATE, FOR HAWAII TO BE SELECTED AS ONE OF THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION'S SIX UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEM TEST SITES.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. ESPERO, KIDANI, Baker, Fukunaga, Ryan, Wakai PGM, WAM
SR74
Indefinite Military Detention; National Defense Authorization Act; Authorization for Use of Military Force; War; Terrorism
URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO REPEAL THE MANDATORY MILITARY DETENTION AND INDEFINITE DETENTION PROVISIONS OF THE NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012 AND AMEND THE AUTHORIZATION FOR USE OF FORCE.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to PGM/JDL. ESPERO (Introduced by request of another party) PGM/JDL
SR75 SD1
Supporting United States Military Presence in Hawaii
ENCOURAGING THE MILITARY STRATEGY OF FORWARD-BASING A VISIBLE MILITARY FORCE IN HAWAII AND URGING THE MILITARY AFFAIRS COUNCIL OF THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF HAWAII TO CONTINUE WITH ITS WORK AS THE LIAISON FOR HAWAII IN MATTERS RELATING TO THE MILITARY'S PRESENCE IN HAWAII.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. ESPERO, Baker, Kidani, Ryan, Slom PGM, WAM
SR76 SD1
HART; Ridership Levels Data
URGING THE HONOLULU AUTHORITY FOR RAPID TRANSPORTATION TO DETERMINE COST-EFFECTIVE AND REVENUE-GENERATING RIDERSHIP LEVELS FOR THE RAIL TRANSIT SYSTEM.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. DELA CRUZ PGM/TIA
SR77
Hawaii Fishing and Seafood Week
DECLARING THE FIRST WEEK OF OCTOBER AS HAWAII FISHING AND SEAFOOD WEEK.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to EDT/WLH. DELA CRUZ EDT/WLH
SR78
Continuing education requirement for licensed social workers in Hawaii
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS AND THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS, HAWAII CHAPTER, TO DEVELOP CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSED SOCIAL WORKERS.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. GREEN (Introduced by request of another party), Chun Oakland, Nishihara CPN
SR79 SD1
Demographics Collection; Hawaiian; Asian American; Publication
REQUESTING THE STATE'S FULL COMPLIANCE WITH THE UNITED STATES OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET'S STATISTICAL POLICY DIRECTIVE NO. 15, ENTITLED "RACE AND ETHNIC STANDARDS FOR FEDERAL STATISTICS AND ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTING", AND THE PUBLICATION OF COLLECTED RACE AND ETHNICITY DATA SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE STATE AND FEDERAL LAWS.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. GALUTERIA, TANIGUCHI, Kahele, Ryan HWN/PGM
SR80
Waikiki Natatorium; Future Use; DLNR; Study; Task Force
REQUESTING THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY AND PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE FUTURE OF THE WAIKIKI NATATORIUM SITE.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to WLH/EDT. GALUTERIA, Kahele, Ryan WLH/EDT
SR81
Audit; State agencies
REQUESTING AN AUDIT OF ALL STATE DEPARTMENT EXPENDITURES RELATING TO MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS AND EXPENDITURES.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to PGM, WAM. DELA CRUZ (Introduced by request of another party) PGM, WAM
SR82 SD2
Medicaid; QUEST; Basic Health Program; Department of Human Services
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO REEXAMINE THE BASIC HEALTH PROGRAM UNDER THE FEDERAL PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT ONCE FEDERAL RULES HAVE BEEN ISSUED AND TO CONSIDER AMENDING THE FEDERAL SECTION 1115 WAIVER GRANTED TO HAWAII TO RAISE THE MEDICAID INCOME ELIGIBILITY CEILING TO PROVIDE THE GREATEST HEALTH CARE COVERAGE TO SERVE THE NEEDS OF HAWAII'S PEOPLE.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. GREEN, CHUN OAKLAND, SHIMABUKURO, Baker, Espero, Fukunaga, Galuteria, Ihara HMS, WAM
SR83
Community Hospitals; Community Health Centers; Collaboration; Rural Hospitals; Federally Qualified Health Centers
REQUESTING THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION TO PROMOTE COLLABORATION BETWEEN COMMUNITY HOSPITALS AND COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS AND DEVELOP A PLAN TO HAVE CERTAIN RURAL HOSPITALS DESIGNATED AS FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTERS.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to HTH, WAM. GREEN, CHUN OAKLAND, SHIMABUKURO, Fukunaga, Ihara, Wakai HTH, WAM
SR84
Lobbyists; Disclosures; Task Force; Ethics Commission
REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE ETHICS COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW LOBBYIST DISCLOSURE LAWS AND LOBBYIST DISCLOSURE REPORTS AND RECOMMEND LEGISLATION TO ENSURE TRANSPARENCY AND PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF LOBBYIST EXPENDITURES.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to JDL. IHARA, Shimabukuro JDL
SR85
Voter Participation Task Force
REQUESTING THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A VOTER PARTICIPATION TASK FORCE ON VOTER REGISTRATION AND VOTER TURNOUT IN HAWAII.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to JDL. IHARA, Shimabukuro JDL
SR86 SD1
Hawaiian Fishponds; DLNR; DOH; Office of Planning
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, AND OFFICE OF PLANNING TO STREAMLINE THE PERMITTING PROCESS FOR THE RESTORATION OF HAWAIIAN FISHPONDS.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. GALUTERIA, Hee, Kahele, Kidani, Ryan, Solomon WLH/HWN
SR87
Kupuna Caucus; Adult Residential Care Facilities; Nursing Homes; Domiciliary Care Facilities; Long-Term Care Facilities; Regulation; Auditor Study; Long-Term Care Commission
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO ASSESS THE FEASIBILITY OF CONSOLIDATING OVERSIGHT RESPONSIBILITY OF ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE AND FOSTER HOME FACILITIES UNDER A SINGLE DEPARTMENT.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to HMS, WAM. CHUN OAKLAND, ESPERO, SHIMABUKURO, Galuteria, Ihara, Nishihara HMS, WAM
SR88
International Response; Debris from Japanese Earthquake of March, 2011; Task Force
REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP AN INTERNATIONAL RESPONSE PLAN TO THE TSUNAMI DEBRIS GENERATED BY THE MARCH 2011 EARTHQUAKE IN JAPAN THAT MAY REACH HAWAII'S SHORES.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to PGM/TIA/ENE. CHUN OAKLAND, Galuteria, Ryan PGM/TIA/ENE
SR89
Autism Awareness Month; April; Outreach and Awareness on Autism
DECLARING THE MONTH OF APRIL OF EACH YEAR AS AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH IN HAWAII.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. CHUN OAKLAND, BAKER, KIDANI, RYAN, SHIMABUKURO, Galuteria, Nishihara, Wakai HTH
SR90 SD1
Department of Human Services; Demonstration Project; Healthcare Integration; Medicaid and Medicare
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO IMPLEMENT A DEMONSTRATION PROJECT TO INTEGRATE HEALTHCARE FOR INDIVIDUALS ENROLLED IN BOTH MEDICAID AND MEDICARE.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. CHUN OAKLAND HMS, WAM
SR91
Legislative Reference Bureau; Legislature Members; Term Limits
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF THE BENEFITS AND DRAWBACKS OF IMPLEMENTING TERM LIMITS FOR MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATURE.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to JDL, WAM. KIDANI (Introduced by request of another party) JDL, WAM
SR92
Geothermal-Generated Electricity; Island of Hawaii; Public Utilities Commission
REQUESTING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO REQUIRE HAWAII ELECTRIC LIGHT COMPANY, INC. TO DEVELOP A TIMELY ACTION PLAN TO RETIRE ALL DEPRECIATED OIL-FIRED POWER PLANTS ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII AND TRANSITION TO GEOTHERMAL-GENERATED ELECTRICITY AS THE ISLAND'S PRIMARY BASELOAD POWER SOURCE.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to ENE/CPN. KAHELE, ESPERO, KIDANI, SHIMABUKURO, Dela Cruz, Nishihara, Wakai ENE/CPN
SR93 SD1
Hawaiian Sandalwood; Conservation and Regulation of Harvesting; Task Force
REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE STATE REGULATION OF THE HARVESTING OF HAWAIIAN SANDALWOOD.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. SOLOMON, Dela Cruz, Galuteria, Kahele WLH/AGL
SR94
Education; Adequate Yearly Progress Tests
URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE ACADEMIC CREDIT OR SOME OTHER INCENTIVE OR PENALTY TO MOTIVATE STUDENTS TO TAKE THE ADEQUATE YEARLY PROGRESS TESTS SERIOUSLY.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to EDU. TOKUDA EDU
SR95
Transportation; Traffic Study
REQUESTING A STUDY ON THE REGIONAL TRAFFIC IMPACTS OF PROPOSED DEVELOPMENTS AND INCREASING TOURISM IN THE NORTH SHORE AND KOOLAULOA DISTRICTS.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to TIA/WLH/TSM. HEE TIA/WLH/TSM
SR96
Opihi; Resource Management; Department of Land and Natural Resources; Rules; Annual Reports
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ADOPT RULES TO REGULATE AND CONTROL OPIHI HARVESTING TO ALLOW OPIHI STOCKS TO NATURALLY REPLENISH THEMSELVES AND SUPPORT SUSTAINABLE HARVESTING AND TO ANNUALLY REPORT ON ITS EFFORTS TO REPLENISH OPIHI STOCKS, THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THESE EFFORTS, AND RECOMMENDATIONS AND PROPOSED LEGISLATION FOR IMPROVEMENT.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. HEE WLH/HWN
SR97 SD2
Task Force to Examine Use of Overtime by State and County Employees
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE MANAGEMENT POLICIES REGARDING THE USE OF OVERTIME BY STATE AND COUNTY EMPLOYEES.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. HEE PGM, WAM
SR98
Electric Vehicles; Parking and Charging Stations; Financing
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO DETERMINE FINANCING MECHANISMS TO ASSIST PRIVATE PARKING LOT OWNERS WITH THE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH PROVIDING PARKING STALLS AND CHARGING UNITS FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES.
(S ) 3/16/2012 - Referred to EDT/ENE, WAM. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) EDT/ENE, WAM
SR99
Invisible Children, Inc.; Joseph Kony
REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CONTINUE TO ENSURE THAT UNITED STATES ADVISORY FORCES REMAIN IN UGANDA UNTIL JOSEPH KONY IS REMOVED AND STABILITY IS BROUGHT TO THE COUNTRY.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. ENGLISH, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, Espero, Fukunaga, Galuteria, Ige, Ihara, Kahele, Kouchi, Nishihara, Ryan, Tokuda TIA
SR100 SD1
Maui Regional Public Safety Complex at Puunene
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO ENTER INTO A PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT FOR THE PLANNING, DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, TURNKEY, AND FINANCING OF A NEW MAUI REGIONAL PUBLIC SAFETY COMPLEX AT PUUNENE, MAUI, WITH A STRONG EMPHASIS ON RE-ENTRY, TRANSITION, AND SUPPORT FOR FAMILY PROGRAMS.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. ESPERO, Kidani, Slom PGM, WAM
SR101 SD2
Agribusiness Development Corporation Infrastructure; Acquisition and Land Transfer
REQUESTING THE AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO ACQUIRE LAND FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO ITS INFRASTRUCTURE NECESSARY TO ACHIEVE ITS MISSION.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. DELA CRUZ AGL/WLH, WAM
SR102 SD1
Land Use Task Force; Urban Sprawl
REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW ALL STATE AND COUNTY LAND USE PRACTICES AND DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS TO REDUCE URBAN SPRAWL, PROPERLY DEVELOP URBAN AREAS, AND REVISE COUNTY LAWS TO REFLECT STRATEGIC LAND USE PRACTICES FOR MAIN STREET REDEVELOPMENT THAT SUPPORT PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.
(S ) 3/30/2012 - Report adopted, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. DELA CRUZ WLH, WAM
SR103 SD1
Office of Planning; Elevated Rapid Transit Route; Planning
URGING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO COORDINATE WITH ALL STATE AGENCIES THAT HOLD TITLE TO OR LEASES OF LAND ALONG THE TRANSIT ROUTE TO DEVELOP A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR COMMUNITIES ALONG THE ROUTE.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. DELA CRUZ WLH/PGM/TIA
SR104 SD1
Koreatown; Office of Planning; Counties
URGING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF KOREATOWN AND DEVELOPMENT OF A MASTER PLAN FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A KOREATOWN.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. DELA CRUZ WLH/TSM/TIA
SR105
PLDC; Reporting Requirements
REQUESTING THE PUBLIC LAND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO SUBMIT A SEMI-ANNUAL REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE AND THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CORPORATION TO SUBMIT AN ANNUAL EVALUATION OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE CORPORATION TO THE LEGISLATURE.
(S ) 6/22/2012 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 06-19-12. DELA CRUZ WLH
SR106
Returning All Bills, Concurrent Resolutions, & Resolutions to Clerk's Desk
RETURNING ALL BILLS, CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS, AND RESOLUTIONS TO THE CLERK'S DESK.
(S ) 5/3/2012 - Adopted. GALUTERIA, SLOM
SR107
Completion of Work of the Twenty-Sixth Legislature
REGARDING COMPLETION OF THE WORK OF THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE SUBSEQUENT TO THE ADJOURNMENT THEREOF.
(S ) 5/3/2012 - Adopted. GALUTERIA, SLOM
SR108
Adjourn Sine Die
INFORMING THE HOUSE AND GOVERNOR THAT THE SENATE IS READY TO ADJOURN SINE DIE.
(H ) 5/4/2012 - Received from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 845). GALUTERIA, SLOM