Resolutions Adopted - Regular Session

Hawaii State Legislature
1997 Session

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MEASURE   HCR107 HD1   (HSCR 1543)

TITLE     URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROCEED WITH THE FUNDING OF THE

           NEW CARRIER KNOWN AS CVN-77, AND HOMEPORTING THE SHIP AT PEARL

           HARBOR.

INTRODCR  Herkes R (586-6530)

DESCRIPT         BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the

           Nineteenth Legislature of the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of

           1997, the Senate concurring, that the US Congress is urged to

           proceed with the funding of the new carrier known as CVN-77; and

           Impact Statement. -- HCR107 HD1

COMM REPT  HSCR 1543 (PSM)  HSCR 1814 (FIN)  SSCR 1732 (TIA)

STATUS    Apr=21 97  Adopted

HISTORY   Mar-07 97  Introduction - House

          Mar-13 97  Multiple Referral to PSM then EDN then FIN

          Mar-31 97  Multiple Re Referral to PSM then FIN

          Mar-31 97  Reported from PSM (HSCR 1543) (HD1)

          Mar-31 97  Referred to FIN











MEASURE   HCR119 HD1 SD1   (SSCR 1748)

TITLE     URGING THE HAWAII STATE LEGISLATURE TO SUPPORT SENATOR JOHN MCCAIN'S

           FEDERAL LEGISLATION TO PROVIDE FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF THE AIRSPACE

           OVER UNITS OF THE NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM.

INTRODCR  Hiraki K (586-6180)

DESCRIPT         BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the

           Nineteenth Legislature of the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of

           1997, the Senate concurring, that the Legislature supports the

           passage of Senator McCain's National Parks Overflights Act of 1997;

           and

           legislation can be greatly enhanced if all affected parties are

           willing to put their best efforts into working together in a spirit

           of collaboration to seek ways for all visitors to enjoy our national

           parks; and

           legislation, it is urged to consider the efforts that have gone into

           the development of voluntary agreements worked out between the US

           National Park Service and private industry to resolve the overflight

           problem. -- HCR119 SD1

COMM REPT  HSCR 1326 (TRN)  HSCR 1831 (WLU/ EEP/)  SSCR 1748 (TIA)

STATUS    Apr-29 97  Adopted

HISTORY   Mar-07 97  Introduction - House

          Mar-13 97  Multiple Referral to TRN then WLU/ EEP/

          Mar-21 97  Reported from TRN (HSCR 1326)

          Mar-21 97  Referred to WLU/ EEP/

          Apr-10 97  Reported from WLU/ EEP/ (HSCR 1831) (HD1)











MEASURE   HCR125 HD1 SD1   (SSCR 1761)

TITLE     REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ESTABLISH A MENTAL HEALTH

           STATUTES TASK FORCE.

INTRODCR  Arakaki D (586-6050)

DESCRIPT         BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the

           Nineteenth Legislature of the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of

           1997, the Senate concurring, that the Department of Health is

           requested to establish, within the Department of Health for

           administrative purposes only, a task force on involuntary commitment

           and treatment for mental illness, which shall be called the " mental

           health statutes task force "; and

           recommendations for the improvement of the involuntary commitment

           and treatment laws in order to reduce the wait lists for proper

           mental health treatment in the jails and community, reduce the

           number of injuries to patients and staff at the Hawaii State

           Hospital, and make the system more efficient; and

           legislative proposals seeking to:

                     involuntary treatment decisions are made expeditiously and

                     simultaneously in a single hearing when possible, so that

                     persons with severe neurobiological disorders can receive

                     persons with severe neurobiological disorders who are in

                     need of inpatient treatment;

                     based on the clinical condition of the defendant and the

                     final disposition of the defendant's case; and

                     individual rights and due process requirements; and

          proposals above, the task force shall consider at least the following

          issues:

                     involuntary treatment when a guardian is lacking or when

                     the incapacity is not considered permanent;

                     of initial commitment, for all individuals who need such

                     treatment, particularly those who also need the treatment

                     to regain fitness to stand trial or to prevent harm to

                     themselves or others;

                     primarily as a means of ensuring a defendant's safekeeping

                     and appearance in court or as a convenience in

                     prioritizing criminal cases;

                     proceed to trial;

                     inpatient treatment as determined by a medical

                     professional with appropriate education, training, and

                     experience;

                     disorder " for purposes of chapter 704, Hawaii Revised

                     Statutes;

                     admission, discharge, and treatment decisions regarding

                     individuals with a physical or mental disease, disorder,

                     or defect, which prevents those individuals from being

                     under section 706-607, Hawaii Revised Statutes; and

                     standard for use as a basis for involuntary commitment to

                     ensure humane and adequate treatment for persons who,

                     unless treated, will continue to a reasonable medical

                     probability, to physically or mentally deteriorate to the

                     point where the person will become a danger to self or

                     others; and

          the following matters:

                     code admission, treatment, and discharge data at the

                     Hawaii State Hospital from 1975 to the present, noting

                     significant changes and comparing that data with similar

                     data from other states and jurisdictions;

                     individuals, agencies, and courts in connection with

                     current mental health statutes, with an analysis of the

                     effect of the interaction between and interdependence of

                     all interested parties;

                     trained medical professionals, to assist the Judiciary in

          of 11 menbers, consisting of:

                     Department of Health, Department of the Attorney General,

                     Department of Public Safety, Office of the Public

                     Defender, and Office of the Prosecutor;

                     for psychiatrists;

                     clinical psychologists;

                     of Law;

                     treatment for mental illness; and

                     commitment and treatment for mental illness; and

          seek the participation and advice of the Judiciary in matters of

          mutual concern to the task force and the Judiciary; and

          members who shall be appointed by the respective department head, and

          the member from the University of Hawaii School of Law who shall be

          appointed by the Director of Health; and

          report which includes its findings and recommendations, and a

          proposal for legislative action, to the Legislature no later than

          twenty days prior to the convening of the Regular session of 1998.

          -- HCR125 SD1

COMM REPT  HSCR 1468 (HLT)  HSCR 1792 (FIN)  SSCR 1761 (HEV)

STATUS    Apr-29 97  Adopted

HISTORY   Mar-07 97  Introduction - House

          Mar-13 97  Multiple Referral to HLT then FIN

          Mar-31 97  Reported from HLT (HSCR 1468) (HD1)

          Mar-31 97  Referred to FIN

          Apr-10 97  Reported from FIN (HSCR 1792)











MEASURE   HCR128 HD1 SD1   (SSCR 1733)

TITLE     REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE UNITED STATES

           DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO CONTINUE ITS EFFORTS TO EVALUATE THE

           CURRENT UNITED STATES MILITARY PRESENCE IN OKINAWA.

INTRODCR  Arakaki D (586-6050)

DESCRIPT         BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the

           Nineteenth Legislature of the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of

           1997, the Senate concurring, that the Legislature hereby requests

           that the President of the US and the Department of Defense, in

           concert with the Japanese Prime Minister, continue their efforts to

           negotiate and expedite an agreeable solution for a potential

           relocation, adjustment, and realignment of the current presence of

           the US military forces in Okinawa, and other Japanese land areas,

           with the intent to return land and facilities not needed for direct

           military purposes to Okinawa, as recommended by the Final Report of

           the Special Action Committee on Okinawa and the Treaty Obligations

           to provide the US with land for the defense of Japan; and

           Department of Defense are requested to evaluate the distribution of

           forces in Japan and Asia, with consideration given to Okinawa's

           internal affairs and the international situation, and consider the

           possibility of relocating facilities to other areas in Japan and

           Asia. -- HCR128 SD1

COMM REPT  HSCR 1425 (PSM)  SSCR 1733 (TIA)

STATUS    Apr-24 97  Adopted

HISTORY   Mar-07 97  Introduction - House

          Mar-13 97  Single Referral to PSM

          Mar-27 97  Reported from PSM (HSCR 1425) (HD1)

          Mar-27 97  Adoption by the House, as amended (HD1)

          Mar=31 97  Introduction - Senate











MEASURE   HCR147

TITLE     REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE CITY

           AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO EXPEDITE THE CONVEYANCE OF KALIHI VALLEY

           STATE PARK TO THE STATE.

INTRODCR  Arakaki D (586-6050)

DESCRIPT         BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the

           Nineteenth Legislature of the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of

           1997, the Senate concurring, that the state Department of Land and

           Natural Resources and the Department of Parks and Recreation of the

           City and County of Honolulu are requested to expedite the conveyance

           of Kalihi Valley Park from the City and County to the State.

           -- HCR147

COMM REPT  HSCR 1495 (WLU)  HSCR 1747 (FIN)  SSCR 1765 (WLH)

STATUS    Apr=21 97  Adopted

HISTORY   Mar-11 97  Introduction - House

          Mar-14 97  Multiple Referral to WLU then FIN

          Mar-31 97  Reported from WLU (HSCR 1495)

          Mar-31 97  Referred to FIN

          Apr-10 97  Reported from FIN (HSCR 1747)











MEASURE   HCR152 HD1   (HSCR 1578)

TITLE     REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DETERMINE STATE AND

           DISTRICT LEVEL MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY FOR THE HAWAIIAN STUDIES

           PROGRAM.

INTRODCR  Stegmaier D (586-6420)

DESCRIPT        BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the

           Nineteenth Legislature of the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of

           1997, the Senate concurring, that the Department of Education

           determine state and district level management authority for the

           Hawaiian Studies Program; and

           report to the Legislature on the assignment of management authority

           for the Program, no later than twenty days before the commencing of

           the Regular Session of 1998. -- HCR152 HD1

COMM REPT  HSCR 1344 (HAW)  HSCR 1578 (EDN)  SSCR 1751 (EDU)

STATUS    Apr=21 97  Adopted

HISTORY   Mar-11 97  Introduction - House

          Mar-14 97  Multiple Referral to HAW then EDN

          Mar-24 97  Reported from HAW (HSCR 1344)

          Mar-24 97  Referred to EDN

          Apr-01 97  Reported from EDN (HSCR 1578) (HD1)











MEASURE   HCR153 HD1   (HSCR 1386)

TITLE     REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT OF THE

           REVENUES, COSTS, AND SERVICES OF ALL STATE-RUN SMALL BOAT HARBORS

           AND BOAT RAMPS.

INTRODCR  Kanoho E (586-6270)

DESCRIPT       BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the Nineteenth

           Legislature of the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of 1997, the

           Senate concurring, that the Office of the Auditor is requested to

           conduct an audit of the management of all state run small boat

           harbors and boat ramps; and

           accounting for revenues, expenditures, and services provided; and

           review of all revenues and costs for propriety including the pro

           rated share of indirect program costs attributed to each facility,

           such as the outstanding debt service; and

           assessment of a wide range of alternatives to the current management

           structure and delivery of services and also make recommendations for

           revision to the financial reporting system to make it more user

           friendly; and

           requested to report any findings and recommendations to the

           Regular Session of 1998. -- HCR153 HD1

COMM REPT  HSCR 1386 (OMR)  HSCR 1751 (FIN)  SSCR 1744 (ECD)

STATUS    Apr=21 97  Adopted

HISTORY   Mar-11 97  Introduction - House

          Mar-14 97  Multiple Referral to OMR then FIN

          Mar-25 97  Reported from OMR (HSCR 1386) (HD1)

          Mar-25 97  Referred to FIN

          Apr-10 97  Reported from FIN (HSCR 1751)











MEASURE   HCR165

TITLE     REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO STUDY WHETHER ALL REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS

           SHOULD BE LICENSED OR CERTIFIED, AND WHETHER ALL APPRAISALS SHOULD

           BE CONDUCTED IN CONFORMANCE WITH THE UNIFORM STANDARDS OF

           PROFESSIONAL APPRAISALS PRACTICE.

INTRODCR  Menor R (586-6150)

DESCRIPT         BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the

           Nineteenth Legislature of the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of

           1997, the Senate concurring, that the Auditor is requested to

           analyze the probable effects of the proposed regulatory measure of

           House Bill No. 566 (HB0566) to require licensure or certification of

           all real estate appraisers and conformance with USPAP in all

           appraisals, assess whether the proposed regulatory measure is

           consistent with the policies set forth in section 26H-2, Hawaii

           Revised Statutes, assess alternative forms of regulation, and

           include a study of the impact of this measure on:

          findings and recommendations, including any proposed implementing

          legislation, to the Legislature no later than twenty days before the

COMM REPT  HSCR 1507 (CPC)  HSCR 1732 (LMG)  SSCR 1771 (CPI)

STATUS    Apr=22 97  Adopted

HISTORY   Mar-12 97  Introduction - House

          Mar-14 97  Multiple Referral to CPC then LMG

          Mar-31 97  Reported from CPC (HSCR 1507)

          Mar-31 97  Referred to LMG

          Apr-10 97  Reported from LMG (HSCR 1732)











MEASURE   HCR168 HD1 SD1   (SSCR 1719)

TITLE     REQUESTING A STUDY OF THE FEASIBILITY OF PROVIDING CONSERVATION AND

           RESOURCES ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, DEPUTY SHERIFFS, AND LIQUOR

           COMMISSION INVESTIGATORS WITH CLASS A MEMBERSHIP WITHIN THE

           EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

INTRODCR  Chang J (586-6120)

DESCRIPT         BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the

           Nineteenth Legislature of the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of

           1997, the Senate concurring, that the Employees' Retirement System

           is requested to conduct a study to determine the costs of including

           Conservation and Resources Enforcement Officers, Deputy Sheriffs,

           and Liquor Commission Inspectors as Class A members of the

           Employees' Retirement System; and

           in these positions are requested to provide all data and information

           requested by the Employees' Retirement System in connection with

           this study; and

           is requested to submit a report of its findings to the Legislature

           no later than twenty days prior to the convening of the Regular

           Session of 1998. -- HCR168 SD1

COMM REPT  HSCR 1444 (LAB)  HSCR 1744 (FIN)  SSCR 1719 (HRE)

STATUS    Apr-24 97  Adopted

HISTORY   Mar-12 97  Introduction - House

          Mar-14 97  Multiple Referral to LAB then FIN

          Mar-31 97  Reported from LAB (HSCR 1444) (HD1)

          Mar-31 97  Referred to FIN

          Apr-10 97  Reported from FIN (HSCR 1744)











MEASURE   HCR174

TITLE     REQUESTING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO PROPOSE AND SUPPORT

           LEGISLATION AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO ISSUE AN

           EXECUTIVE ORDER TO ASSIST AMERASIAN CHILDREN OF UNITED STATES

           SERVICEMEMBERS IN THE PHILIPPINES.

INTRODCR  Arakaki D (586-6050)

DESCRIPT         BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the

           Nineteenth Legislature of the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of

           1997, the Senate concurring, that the Legislature urges Hawaii's

           congressional delegation to:

                     to Filipino Amerasians, including but not limited to

                     humanitarian assistance and emigration to the US and

                     financial assistance to nongovernmental organizations in

                     the Philippines through USAID grants;

                     in the admission of Amerasian children to those children

                     of American Servicemembers born in the Philippines; and

                     President of the Republic of the Philippines regarding

                     this issue and to provide relief through Executive Order.

                     -- HCR174

COMM REPT  HSCR 1379 (HSH)  HSCR 1727 (PSM)  SSCR 1846 (TIA/ HRE/)

STATUS    Apr=25 97  Adopted

HISTORY   Mar-12 97  Introduction - House

          Mar-14 97  Multiple Referral to HSH then PSM

          Mar-25 97  Reported from HSH (HSCR 1379)

          Mar-25 97  Referred to PSM

          Apr-10 97  Reported from PSM (HSCR 1727)











MEASURE   HCR178

TITLE     REQUESTING SUPPORT FOR NATIVE HAWAIIAN NUTRITION EDUCATION.

INTRODCR  Goodenow K (586-9450)

DESCRIPT         BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the

           Nineteenth Legislature of the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of

           1997, the Senate concurring, that the Department of Health is urged

           to continue the promotion of nutrition education for the native

           Hawaiian population. -- HCR178

COMM REPT  HSCR 1343 (HAW)  HSCR 1465 (HLT)  HSCR 1794 (FIN)  SSCR 1762 (HEV)

STATUS    Apr=21 97  Adopted

HISTORY   Mar-12 97  Introduction - House

          Mar-14 97  Multiple Referral to HAW then HLT then FIN

          Mar-24 97  Reported from HAW (HSCR 1343)

          Mar-24 97  Referred to HLT

          Mar-31 97  Reported from HLT (HSCR 1465)




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