OFFICE OF THE SPEAKER

TWENTY-SEVENTH STATE LEGISLATURE

 

COMMITTEE REFERRALS

 

 

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NO. 50

FORTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATIVE DAY-TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014

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Committee Abbreviations:

 


AGR - Agriculture

CPC - Consumer Protection & Commerce

EDB - Economic Development & Business

EDN - Education

EEP - Energy & Environmental Protection

FIN - Finance

HED - Higher Education

HLT - Health

HSG - Housing

HUS - Human Services

JUD - Judiciary

LAB - Labor & Public Employment

LMG - Legislative Management

OMH - Ocean, Marine Resources, & Hawaiian Affairs

PBS - Public Safety

TOU - Tourism

TRN - Transportation

VMI - Veterans, Military, & International Affairs, & Culture and the Arts

WAL - Water & Land


 

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Committee

 

 

REFERRAL

 

SCR8

REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO NAME THE NEW CENTRAL OAHU AMBULANCE FACILITY AFTER THE LATE LORETTA FUDDY, DIRECTOR OF HEALTH.

 

PBS

SCR12

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A LEASE AND EASEMENT OF CERTAIN SUBMERGED LANDS AT MANELE BAY, LANA選, TO LANA選 RESORTS, LLC.

 

OMH, FIN

SCR13

APPROVING THE SALE OF THE LEASED FEE INTEREST IN 41-669 INOAOLE STREET, WAIMANALO, HAWAII.

 

WAL, FIN

SCR16

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT HEEIA, KOOLAUPOKO, OAHU, FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING PIER, AND FOR USE, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED THEREON.

 

OMH, FIN

SCR17

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT LAIE, KOOLAULOA, OAHU, FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING REVETMENT AND STEPS, AND FOR USE, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED THEREON.

 

OMH, FIN

SCR18

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT NIU, HONOLULU, OAHU, FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING SEAWALL AND STEPS, AND FOR USE, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED THEREON.

 

OMH, FIN

SCR19

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT KAHALUU, KOOLAUPOKO, OAHU, FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING LANDSCAPING AREA, CONCRETE WALL, AND FOOTING, AND FOR USE, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED THEREON.

 

OMH, FIN

SCR20

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT MOKULEIA, WAIALUA, OAHU, FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING SEAWALL AND CONCRETE FOOTING, AND FOR USE, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED THEREON.

 

OMH, FIN

SCR21

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT KUALOA, KOOLAUPOKO, OAHU, FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING SEAWALL AND STEPS, AND FOR USE, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED THEREON.

 

OMH, FIN

SCR22

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT HALEAHA, KOOLAULOA, OAHU, FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING SEAWALL, AND FOR USE, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED THEREON.

 

OMH, FIN

SCR23

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF TWO (2) TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENTS COVERING PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT MOKULEIA, WAIALUA, OAHU, FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING SEAWALL AND ROCK PILE, AND FOR USE, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED THEREON.

 

OMH, FIN

SCR24

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT KANEOHE, KOOLAUPOKO, OAHU, FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING SEAWALL, AND FOR USE, MAINTENANCE, AND REPAIR OF THE EXISTING IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED THEREON.

 

OMH, FIN

SCR31, SD1

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A SUNRISE REVIEW OF THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF HERBAL THERAPISTS.

 

CPC, FIN

SCR34, SD1

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL IMPACTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO OFFER COVERAGE FOR HEARING AIDS.

 

CPC, FIN

SCR35, SD1

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE INFERTILITY PROCEDURE COVERAGE.

 

HLT/CPC, FIN

SCR38

URGING THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII NOT TO RAISE STUDENT FEES TO BALANCE THE BUDGET OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII ATHLETICS DEPARTMENT OR BUDGET DEFICIT OF ANY OTHER DEPARTMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

 

HED, FIN

SCR41

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO ASSIST WITH INCREASING VOTER REGISTRATION AMONG YOUNG ADULTS.

 

EDN, HUS

SCR46

REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A SUNRISE REVIEW OF THE REGULATION OF VETERINARY TECHNICIANS AND THE PRACTICE OF VETERINARY TECHNOLOGY.

 

CPC

SCR47, SD1

RECOGNIZING JANUARY 17 OF EVERY YEAR AS HO前KU選KAHI DAY, OR RECONCILIATION DAY, IN HONOR AND REMEMBRANCE OF THE JUSTICE, RECONCILIATION, AND NONVIOLENCE OF QUEEN LILI繕OKALANI.

 

OMH, VMI

SCR48

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE PROBABLE EFFECTS OF LICENSING AND REGULATING CLEAN AND SOBER HOMES.

 

HLT, FIN

SCR56, SD1

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A LEASE COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT PIERS 24 TO 26 IN HONOLULU HARBOR, OAHU, FOR PACIFIC SHIPYARDS INTERNATIONAL.

 

TRN/OMH, FIN

SCR57

SUPPORTING A BID TO THE COUNCIL OF PACIFIC ARTS AND CULTURE FOR HAWAII TO HOST THE 2020 FESTIVAL OF PACIFIC ARTS.

 

VMI, FIN

SCR62

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

 

VMI, JUD

SCR63

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

 

VMI, JUD

SCR69, SD1

ENDORSING AND SUPPORTING THE ALOHA+ CHALLENGE.

 

EEP/WAL, EDB/AGR

SCR70

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

 

OMH, VMI

SCR71

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

 

OMH, VMI

SCR73

REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE EFFECTS OF THE JANUARY 2014 FUEL TANK LEAK AT THE RED HILL UNDERGROUND FUEL STORAGE FACILITY.

 

EEP/VMI, FIN

SCR74, SD1

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE OR WORKING GROUP TO EXAMINE LOCAL ALTERNATIVES TO SHIPPING GLASS OUT OF STATE, DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY AND COSTS OF SUCH LOCAL ALTERNATIVES COMPARED TO SHIPPING THE GLASS OUT OF STATE, AND RECOMMEND ANY CHANGES TO THE ADVANCE DISPOSAL FEE AND REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT OF THE ADVANCE DISPOSAL FEE PROGRAM.

 

EEP, FIN

SCR77, SD1

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT, COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT WAIOHULI-KEOKEA HOMESTEADS, KIHEI, MAUI, FOR SEAWALL AND ROCK REVETMENT PURPOSES.

 

OMH, FIN

SCR78, SD1

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT KAILUA, KOOLAUPOKO, OAHU, FOR ROCK BLANKET AND REVETMENT PURPOSES.

 

OMH, FIN

SCR80

REQUESTING THE DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION TO REMOVE MARIJUANA FROM SCHEDULE I OF THE FEDERAL CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT IN RECOGNITION THAT MARIJUANA DOES NOT MEET THE CRITERIA OF A FEDERAL SCHEDULE I CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, AS A CURRENTLY ACCEPTED MEDICAL USE OF MARIJUANA IN TREATMENT EXISTS IN THE UNITED STATES, INCLUDING HAWAII.

 

PBS, CPC/JUD

SCR83

COMMENDING AND SUPPORTING THE PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL SPACE CENTER FOR EXPLORATION SYSTEMS' COLLABORATIVE WORK WITH THE NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION AND PRIVATE INDUSTRIES IN THE AREAS OF BASALTIC CONCRETE AND ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING AND REQUESTING COLLABORATION TO EXPLORE OPPORTUNITIES FOR APPLICATIONS OF BASALTIC CONCRETE AND ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING.

 

EDB

SCR92, SD1

REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS.

 

LAB, FIN

SCR97, SD1

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO PROVIDE FOOD SAFETY WORKSHOPS OR CLASSES FOR ALL PERSONS WITH TEMPORARY FOOD ESTABLISHMENT PERMITS, PROVIDE COPIES OF ITS FOOD SAFETY ADMINISTRATIVE RULES TO CONSUMERS AND INTERESTED STAKEHOLDERS, AND CONVENE A COTTAGE FOOD BUSINESS WORKING GROUP COMPOSED OF REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE DEPARTMENT AND THE COTTAGE FOOD INDUSTRY.

 

HLT, FIN

SCR99

REQUESTING VARIOUS GOVERNMENT ENTITIES, PRIVATE SECTOR HOUSING DEVELOPERS, AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS TO COLLABORATE AND PRODUCE A COMPREHENSIVE STATEWIDE HOUSING PLAN.

 

HSG, FIN

SCR104

REQUESTING THE SEVERAL COUNTIES TO REEVALUATE AND, IF NECESSARY, UPDATE THEIR BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR CONSTRUCTION TO MINIMIZE SOIL EROSION AND SEDIMENT RUN-OFF.

 

EEP, FIN

SCR113, SD1

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, AND UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO EXAMINE POSSIBLE LONG-TERM SOLUTIONS TO THE FLOODING ISSUES AT KAHUKU HIGH AND INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL.

 

EDN, FIN

SCR114, SD1

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE TO ESTABLISH A NATIVE HAWAIIAN HEALTH TASK FORCE.

 

HED, FIN

SCR116

REQUESTING THE HAWAII ACCESS TO JUSTICE COMMISSION TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP AN EDUCATIONAL LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM FOR WILLIAM S. RICHARDSON SCHOOL OF LAW GRADUATES TO EXPAND OPPORTUNITIES TO PURSUE PUBLIC INTEREST CAREERS IN HAWAII THAT DIRECTLY SERVE UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES.

 

HED, FIN

SCR118

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TO SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE REGARDING ITS POLICY TO DEVELOP RENTAL PROPERTIES FOR OCCUPANCY BY ITS BENEFICIARIES AND ENSURE THAT BENEFICIARIES MAINTAIN THEIR PLACEMENT ON THE WAITLIST FOR HOMESTEAD LEASES WHILE RESIDING IN A DEPARTMENT RENTAL.

 

OMH, FIN

SCR120, SD2

REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO EXPLORE A COMPETITIVELY PROCURED PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT FOR A NEW SYSTEM OF CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES THAT MAY INCLUDE REENTRY CENTERS, REPORTING CENTERS, TREATMENT CENTERS, PRISONS, JAILS, AND HALFWAY HOMES, TO BE OWNED AND OPERATED BY THE STATE AND ITS COUNTIES.

 

PBS, FIN

SCR122

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CORRECT THE DEFECTS OF THE VEHICLE SAFETY INSPECTION DECALS AND TO DEVELOP PROTOCOLS THAT WILL ENSURE QUALITY CONTROL STANDARDS OF ITS PROGRAMS.

 

TRN, FIN

SCR128, SD1

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO CREATE A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATHEMATICS MAJORS RELEVANT TO INDUSTRY DEMANDS IN HAWAII.

 

HED, FIN

SCR139, SD1

REQUESTING PULAMA LANA選 TO CONTINUE TO WORK IN A COOPERATIVE PUBLIC/PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP ON THE ISLAND OF LANA選 WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM, HIGH TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, AND LANA選 AHA MOKU, AND REQUESTING PULAMA LANA選 TO SUBMIT A REPORT OF THE PARTNERSHIPS TO THE LEGISLATURE PRIOR TO THE 2015 AND 2016 REGULAR SESSIONS.

 

EDB, FIN

SCR143, SD1

URGING THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO ADOPT FEDERAL POLICY TO PROHIBIT THE INTRODUCTION OF INVASIVE SPECIES, AND TO MANAGE AND PREVENT THE UNCONTROLLED PROLIFERATION OF INVASIVE SPECIES.

 

EEP/AGR/WAL

SCR145, SD1

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO AFFIRM ITS COMMITMENT TO MAKE THE STATE THE LEAD IN THE CONSERVATION, MANAGEMENT, AND PROTECTION OF HAWAII'S NATURAL RESOURCES AND TO RESIST EFFORTS BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO EXPAND FEDERAL JURISDICTION OVER HAWAII'S NATURAL RESOURCES IN THE DESIGNATION OF CRITICAL HABITATS, EXPANSION OF CURRENT CO-MANAGER RELATIONSHIPS, OR THE CREATION OF NEW CO-MANAGER RELATIONSHIPS.

 

WAL, OMH

SCR146

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT NIU, HONOLULU, OAHU, FOR THE USE, MAINTENANCE, REPAIR, REPLACEMENT, AND REMOVAL OF AN EXISTING CONCRETE PAD, LADDER, STEPS, AND ROCK WALLS AND FOR THE USE, MAINTENANCE, REPAIR, REPLACEMENT, AND REMOVAL OF THE EXISTING IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED THEREON.

 

OMH, FIN

SCR148, SD1

URGING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION AND THE HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC LIGHT COMPANY TO EXPEDITE THE CONCLUSION AND RESOLUTION OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS DOCKET NO. 2012-0092 FOR FIFTY MEGAWATTS OF GEOTHERMAL-DERIVED ELECTRICITY ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII.

 

EEP, FIN

SCR149, SD1

REQUESTING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO CLARIFY FOOD LABELING REQUIREMENTS PERTAINING TO GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS.

 

AGR, CPC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Committee

 

 

RE-REFERRAL

 

SB3042, SD2, HD1

RELATING TO LIQUOR LICENSE CLASSES.

Removes thirty-thousand-barrel per year manufacturing cap for malt beverages for class 14 brewpub licensees.  Increases the manufacturing limit for class 16 winery licensees to not more than twenty thousand barrels of wine on the licensee's premises during the license year.  Establishes a new class 18 liquor license class for small craft producer pubs.  Prohibits brewpubs from selling intoxicating liquor from class 1 manufacturer licensees for consumption on the premises.  Makes conforming amendments relating to liquor license classes and federal labeling and bottling requirements.  Effective December 21, 2112. (SB3042 HD1)

 

CPC