Resolutions Adopted - Regular Session

Hawaii State Legislature
1997 Session

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MEASURE   SCR109
TITLE     REQUESTING AN AUDIT OF THE MANAGEMENT OF THE MAUNA KEA SCIENCE
           RESERVE.
INTRODCR  Solomon M (586-6940)
DESCRIPT         BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the Nineteenth Legislature of
           the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of 1997, the House of
           Representatives concurring, that the Auditor is requested to
           undertake an audit of the State's management of Mauna Kea and the
           Mauna Kea Science Reserve and to report findings and recommendations
           not later than twenty days prior to the convening of the 1998
           Regular Session of the Nineteenth Legislature. -- SCR109
COMM REPT  SSCR 1391 (WLH)  HSCR 1886 (LMG)
STATUS    Apr-24 97  Adopted
HISTORY   Mar=07 97  Introduction - Senate
          Mar=10 97  Multiple Referral to EDU then WAM
          Mar=11 97  Single Re Referral to WLH
          Apr=01 97  Reported from WLH (SSCR 1391)
          Apr=01 97  Adoption by the Senate





MEASURE   SCR116 HD1   (HSCR 1870)
TITLE     REQUESTING THE JUDICIARY TO STUDY AN IMPLEMENTATION PROCEDURE FOR THE
           CERTIFICATION OF LEGAL SPECIALISTS WITHIN THE STATE OF HAWAII.
INTRODCR  Baker R (586-6070)
DESCRIPT        BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the Nineteenth Legislature of
           the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of 1997, the House of
           Representatives concurring, that the Judiciary is requested to study
           an implementation procedure for the certification of legal
           specialists within the State of Hawaii; and
           submit to the Legislature a report on its progress in studying an
           specialization pursuant to this Concurrent Resolution, twenty days
           prior to the convening of the Regular Session of 1998. -- SCR116 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 1289 (CPI)  SSCR 1626 (JDC)  HSCR 1870 (JUD/ CPC/)
STATUS    Apr=25 97  Adopted
HISTORY   Mar=07 97  Introduction - Senate
          Mar=10 97  Multiple Referral to CPI then JDC
          Mar=31 97  Reported from CPI (SSCR 1289)
          Mar=31 97  Referred to JDC
          Apr=10 97  Reported from JDC (SSCR 1626)





MEASURE   SCR128 SD1   (SSCR 1648)
TITLE     REQUESTING A STUDY ON THE LICENSING OF MASSAGE SCHOOLS.
INTRODCR  Baker R (586-6070)
DESCRIPT         BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the Nineteenth Legislature of
           the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of 1997, the House of
           Representatives concurring, that the Auditor is requested to conduct
           a study to:
                     by the Department of Education or some other state agency
                     is appropriate; and
                     licensure will:
                      students in federal student aid programs, and other grant
                      and loan programs; and
                      accrediting agencies; and
          of its findings and recommendations, to the Legislature no later than
          twenty days prior to the convening of the Regular Session of 1998.
          -- SCR128 SD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 1648 (CPI)  HSCR 1847 (CPC)  HSCR 1887 (LMG)
STATUS    Apr-24 97  Adopted
HISTORY   Mar=10 97  Introduction - Senate
          Mar=10 97  Single Referral to CPI
          Apr=10 97  Reported from CPI (SSCR 1648) (SD1)
          Apr=10 97  Adoption by the Senate, as amended (SD1)
          Apr-11 97  Introduction - House





MEASURE   SCR152 SD1   (SSCR 1628)
TITLE     REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT COALITION, IN
           CONSULTATION WITH THE JUDICIARY, TO STUDY WAYS TO SIMPLIFY PROOF OF
           PRIOR CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS.
INTRODCR  Matsunaga M (586-7100)
DESCRIPT         BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of Nineteenth Legislature of the
           State of Hawaii, Regular Session of 1997, the House of
           Representatives concurring, that the Hawaii State Law Enforcement
           Coalition, in consultation with the Judiciary and the Hawaii Supreme
           Court's Standing Committee on the Rules of Evidence, is requested to
           study ways to simplify proof of prior criminal convictions, in both
           district and circuit courts; and
           Coalition, using the resources of the Department of the Prosecuting
           Attorney of the City and County of Honolulu, is requested to report
           its findings and recommendations to the Legislature no later than
           twenty days prior to the convening of the regular session of 1998.
           -- SCR152 SD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 1628 (JDC)  HSCR 1880 (JUD)
STATUS    Apr-22 97  Adopted
HISTORY   Mar=11 97  Introduction - Senate
          Mar=12 97  Single Referral to JDC
          Apr=10 97  Reported from JDC (SSCR 1628) (SD1)
          Apr=10 97  Adoption by the Senate, as amended (SD1)
          Apr-11 97  Introduction - House





MEASURE   SCR163
TITLE     URGING CONSIDERATION OF A BREAK-DOWN SYSTEM OF AWARDING FEDERAL
           CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN HAWAII.
INTRODCR  Kawamoto C (586-6970)
DESCRIPT         BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the Nineteenth Legislature of
           the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of 1997, the House of
           Representatives concurring, that Hawaii's congressional delegation
           is urged to work with the Commander in Chief of the US Pacific
           Command to consider a system of dividing projects into smaller parts
           for awarding federal construction projects in Hawaii. -- SCR163
COMM REPT  SSCR 1633 (TIA)  HSCR 1863 (FIN)
STATUS    Apr-21 97  Adopted
HISTORY   Mar=12 97  Introduction - Senate
          Mar=13 97  Single Referral to TIA
          Apr=10 97  Reported from TIA (SSCR 1633)
          Apr=10 97  Adoption by the Senate
          Apr-11 97  Introduction - House





MEASURE   SCR164 HD1   (HSCR 1842)
TITLE     REQUESTING A NEW DISCUSSION ON A RAPID TRANSIT PLAN FOR OAHU.
INTRODCR  Kawamoto C (586-6970)
DESCRIPT         BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the Nineteenth Legislature of
           the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of 1997, the House of
           Representatives concurring, that representatives of the State
           Department of Transportation and the City and County of Honolulu's
           Department of Transportation Services in consultation with the
           Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit
           Administration are requested to begin a new discussion on a rapid
           transit plan for the City and County of Honolulu; and
           from the State and the City and County of Honolulu are requested to
           report findings and recommendations to the Legislature twenty days
           before the convening of the Regular Session of 1998. -- SCR164 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 1312 (TIA) - filed  HSCR 1842 (TRN)
STATUS    Apr=25 97  Adopted
HISTORY   Mar=12 97  Introduction - Senate
          Mar=13 97  Multiple Referral to TIA then WAM
          Mar=31 97  Reported from TIA (SSCR 1312)
          Mar=31 97  Referred to WAM
          Apr=10 97  Waived **Referral*to*WAM**





MEASURE   SCR165
TITLE     REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE WAIPAHU CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION
           ADVISORY COMMISSION BY EXECUTIVE ORDER.
INTRODCR  Kawamoto C (586-6970)
DESCRIPT         BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the Nineteenth Legislature of
           the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of 1997, the House of
           Representatives concurring, that the Governor of the State of Hawaii
           is requested to establish the Waipahu Centennial Celebration
           Advisory Commission by executive order in order to afford the
           Commission protection from civil liability. -- SCR165
COMM REPT  SSCR 1314 (TIA) - filed  HSCR 1881 (JUD)
STATUS    Apr-22 97  Adopted
HISTORY   Mar=12 97  Introduction - Senate
          Mar=13 97  Multiple Referral to TIA then WAM
          Mar=31 97  Reported from TIA (SSCR 1314)
          Mar=31 97  Referred to WAM
          Apr=10 97  Waived **Referral*to*WAM**





MEASURE   SCR166 SD1   (SSCR 1291)
TITLE     REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO UPDATE REPORT NO. 93-27, A REVIEW OF
           MANDATORY HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CONTRACEPTIVE SERVICES.
INTRODCR  Levin A (586-6760)
DESCRIPT         BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the Nineteenth Legislature of
           the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of 1997, the House of
           Representatives concurring, that the Auditor is requested to update
           Report No. 93-27, with special consideration given to the mandatory
           coverage of other than oral contraceptive services and the costs of
           such services as provided for in Senate Bill No. 1061 (SB1061),
           introduced during the Regular Session of 1997; and
           findings and recommendations to the Legislature no later than twenty
           days prior to the convening of the Regular Session of 1998.
           -- SCR166 SD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 1291 (CPI) - filed  HSCR 1857 (HLT)  HSCR 1889 (LMG)
STATUS    Apr-29 97  Adopted
HISTORY   Mar=12 97  Introduction - Senate
          Mar=13 97  Multiple Referral to CPI then WAM
          Mar=31 97  Reported from CPI (SSCR 1291) (SD1)
          Mar=31 97  Referred to WAM
          Apr=10 97  Waived **Referral*to*WAM**





MEASURE   SCR171 SD1 HD1 CD1   (CCR 168)
TITLE     REQUESTING A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE HAWAII STATE
           LIBRARY SYSTEM.
INTRODCR  Tam R (586-6450)
DESCRIPT         BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the Nineteenth Legislature of
           the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of 1997, the House of
           Representatives concurring, that the Auditor is requested to conduct
           a financial and management audit of the Hawaii Public Library
           system; and
           financial practices include:
                     Books contract with the per book cost under the previous
                     " in house " system; and
                     general fund expenditures, the special lost and paid fund,
                     the special enhanced fee fund, the library foundation
                     fund, the collection agency account, and federal funds
                     expenditures; and
          managerial practices include:
                     operational performance, and organizational productivity;
                     and
                     Public Library System did not provide critical information
                     to Baker & Taylor Books that would enable it to select the
                     appropriate materials for Hawaii's public libraries; and
          and communicate with the librarians in gathering information for this
          audit; and
          cover the 1994 - 1995, 1995 - 1996, and 1996 - 1997 fiscal years; and
          of whether the outsourcing of services is effective and efficient;
          and
          days prior to the convening of the Regular Session of 1998.
          -- SCR171 CD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 1381 (EDU)  SSCR 1673 (WAM)  HSCR 1877 (EDN)  CCR 168
STATUS    Apr-29 97  Adopted
HISTORY   Mar=12 97  Introduction - Senate
          Mar=13 97  Multiple Referral to EDU then WAM
          Mar=31 97  Reported from EDU (SSCR 1381) (SD1)
          Mar=31 97  Referred to WAM
          Apr=10 97  Reported from WAM (SSCR 1673)
                      Fernandes Salling L -- Ige M, Slom S
                      Morita H, Moses M, Santiago A





MEASURE   SCR182 SD1 HD1 CD1   (CCR 169)
TITLE     URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO REVIEW ITS POLICY FOR WORKING WITH
           HAWAII'S DEAF, HARD-OF-HEARING, AND DEAF-BLIND COMMUNITY.
INTRODCR  Fernandes Salling L (586-6850)
DESCRIPT         BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the Nineteenth Legislature of
           the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of 1997, the House of
           Representatives concurring, that the Board of Education is urged to
           review its policy for working with Hawaii's deaf, hard of hearing,
           and deaf blind community members; and
           and deaf blind children when making decisions on deaf, hard of
           hearing, and deaf blind children's education; and
           report on the status of the actions taken to address this issue to
           the Legislature no later than twenty days prior to the convening of
           the 1998 Regular Session. -- SCR182 CD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 1384 (EDU)  SSCR 1675 (WAM)  HSCR 1878 (EDN)  CCR 169
STATUS    Apr-29 97  Adopted
HISTORY   Mar=13 97  Introduction - Senate
          Mar=17 97  Multiple Referral to EDU then WAM
          Mar=31 97  Reported from EDU (SSCR 1384) (SD1)
          Mar=31 97  Referred to WAM
          Apr=10 97  Reported from WAM (SSCR 1675)
                      Fernandes Salling L -- Ige M, Slom S
                      McDermott B, Morita H, Morihara D





MEASURE   SCR184
TITLE     ESTABLISHING A COMMISSION ON THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (586-6870)
DESCRIPT         BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the Nineteenth Legislature of
           the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of 1997, the House of
           Representatives concurring, that a commission on Hawaii in the 21st
           century be established; and
           members; the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the
           President of the Senate shall each appoint 1 member to represent
           labor, and 1 member from the academic community; and
           to serve as chairperson and the commission shall be placed in the
           Legislative Reference Bureau for administrative purposes; and
           Hawaii Research Center for Futures Studies to formulate strategies;
           and
           effects and changes produced by scientific and technological
           achievements and social changes with respect to the economic,
           political, cultural, and social systems and the environment of
           Hawaii and the world in order to assess the future of Hawaii; and
           shall:
                     have on the future economy of the State and the
                     possibilities for the creation of new jobs and industries;
                     system, to our efforts at human resource development, and
                     to our job training centers to take full dvantage of the
                     new job and industry possibilities resulting from emerging
                     electronic technologies so that Hawaii's citizens can
                     develop their full potential and live rich full lives;
                     to make government operations more efficient and
                     advanced communication system for legislative decision
                     making, and for connecting all elements of the justice
                     system;
                     by which emerging problems and possibilities may be
                     identified;
                     action; and
                     of individuals, associations, corporations, and agencies,
                     public and private, who are concerned with the future of
                     Hawaii, to stimulate and promote an awareness of
                     their effect on Hawaii's economic, political, cultural,
                     and social systems and environment; and
          report to the Legislature not later than twenty days prior to the
          convening of the 1998 Regular Session on its findings, activities,
          and any recommendations for legislative and administrative actions.
          -- SCR184
COMM REPT  SSCR 1386 (EDU)  SSCR 1676 (WAM)  HSCR 1845 (EDB)  HSCR 1864 (FIN)
STATUS    Apr-21 97  Adopted
HISTORY   Mar=13 97  Introduction - Senate
          Mar=17 97  Multiple Referral to EDU then WAM
          Mar=31 97  Reported from EDU (SSCR 1386)
          Mar=31 97  Referred to WAM
          Apr=10 97  Reported from WAM (SSCR 1676)





MEASURE   SCR194
TITLE     REQUESTING THE COUNTIES TO USE TAX INCREMENT FINANCING FOR
           INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS FOR NEW DEVELOPMENT.
INTRODCR  Anderson W (586-6840)
DESCRIPT         BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the Nineteenth Legislature of
           the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of 1997, the House of
           Representatives concurring, that the counties are requested to
           confer with tax experts to investigate and use the Tax Increment
           Financing Act to assist the economies of each of their communities.
           -- SCR194
COMM REPT  SSCR 1279 (TIA) - filed  HSCR 1865 (FIN)
STATUS    Apr-21 97  Adopted
HISTORY   Mar=13 97  Introduction - Senate
          Mar=17 97  Multiple Referral to TIA then WAM
          Mar=31 97  Reported from TIA (SSCR 1279)
          Mar=31 97  Referred to WAM
          Apr=10 97  Waived **Referral*to*WAM**


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