Resolutions Adopted - Regular Session

Hawaii State Legislature
1997 Session

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MEASURE   SCR203 SD1 HD1   (HSCR 1840)
TITLE     REQUESTING A STUDY OF THE HOMELESS AT THE HONOLULU INTERNATIONAL
           AIRPORT.
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 Hawaii Housing Authority take
           the lead role in examining the plight of, and in creating a plan to
           mitigate the impact of, homeless persons frequenting and finding
           shelter at the Honolulu International Airport;
           Transportation and of Health, the Department of Business, Economic
           Development, and Tourism, and the Attorney General's Office,
           cooperate in every way manageable with the Hawaii Housing Authority
           in this quest, and that private, non profit entities, such as the
           Institute for Human Services, the Kalihi Palama Health Center, the
           Mental Health Association of Hawaii, the Waikiki Health Center, and
           the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii, be consulted and included in
           seeking available remedies to the current airport homeless problem;
           action will be an examination of current and proposed regulations
           and enforcement avenues available to carry out the purposes of this
           investigation into possible sources of funding, including, but not
           limited to airport funds and other State and private resources;
           Authority and the State Director of Transportation, jointly, are
           requested to report findings and recommendations to the Legislature
           twenty days before the convening of the Regular Session of 1998.
           -- SCR203 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 1346 (HRE)  SSCR 1636 (TIA)  HSCR 1840 (HSH)  HSCR 1867 (FIN)
STATUS    Apr=25 97  Adopted
HISTORY   Mar=13 97  Introduction - Senate
          Mar=17 97  Multiple Referral to HRE then TIA
          Mar=31 97  Reported from HRE (SSCR 1346) (SD1)
          Mar=31 97  Referred to TIA
          Apr=10 97  Reported from TIA (SSCR 1636)





MEASURE   SCR242
TITLE     URGING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO SUPPORT FEDERAL PROPOSALS
           TO REDIRECT REVENUES FROM THE FEDERAL MOTOR FUELS TAX INCREASES INTO
           THE HIGHWAY TRUST FUND.
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 respectfully urged to support and enact measures before the US
           House of Representatives and the US Senate to redirect the revenue
           from the 1993, 4.3 cent federal motor fuels tax increase into the
           Highway Trust Fund, and to remove the Highway Trust Fund from the
           unified budget, before Congress completes the fiscal year 1998
           budget resolution. -- SCR242
COMM REPT  SSCR 1324 (TIA) - filed  HSCR 1868 (FIN)
STATUS    Apr-21 97  Adopted
HISTORY   Mar=14 97  Introduction - Senate
          Mar=18 97  Multiple Referral to TIA then WAM
          Mar=31 97  Reported from TIA (SSCR 1324)
          Mar=31 97  Referred to WAM
          Apr=10 97  Waived **Referral*to*WAM**





MEASURE   SCR256 HD1   (HSCR 1869)
TITLE     REQUESTING A STUDY OF THE TORT SYSTEM AND THE IMPACTS OF PROVIDING
           STATUTORY IMMUNITY UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
INTRODCR  Chumbley A (586-6030)
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 Hawaii State Bar Association is
           requested to conduct a study of Hawaii's tort system to identify and
           make recommendations regarding:
                     other transaction costs as the cause, motivation or
                     consequence of the filing, settlement or dismissal of
                     mandatory definitive resolution would facilitate and
                     improve the tort system in Hawaii;
                     function of tort liability; and
                     while reducing transaction costs; and
          include representatives of Hawaii's business community organizations,
          plaintiffs' attorneys, insurance industry, appropriate state and
          county government agencies, the Judiciary, and tort scholars from the
          University of Hawaii Richardson School of Law; and
          is requested to submit an interim report of its findings and
          recommendations to the Legislature on activities undertaken pursuant
          to this Concurrent Resolution no later than twenty days prior to the
          convening of the Regular Session of 1998, and submit its final report
          no later than twenty days prior to the convening of the Regular
          Session of 1999. -- SCR256 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 1294 (CPI)  SSCR 1630 (JDC)  HSCR 1869 (JUD/ CPC/)
STATUS    Apr=25 97  Adopted
HISTORY   Mar=14 97  Introduction - Senate
          Mar=18 97  Multiple Referral to CPI then JDC
          Mar=31 97  Reported from CPI (SSCR 1294)
          Mar=31 97  Referred to JDC
          Apr=10 97  Reported from JDC (SSCR 1630)





MEASURE   SCR257
TITLE     URGING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO NOMINATE AND THE UNITED
           STATES SENATE TO CONFIRM AT LEAST ONE QUALIFIED RESIDENT FROM THE
           STATE OF HAWAII TO SERVE AS AN ACTIVE JUDGE ON THE UNITED STATES
           NINTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS.
INTRODCR  Matsunaga M (586-7100)
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 President of the United States
           and the United States Senate are respectfully requested to work
           diligently and appropriately to award the State of Hawaii a full and
           equal measure of judicial representation on the United States 9th
           Circuit Court of Appeals by appointing and confirming a qualified
           resident of the State of Hawaii to any presently existing, vacant
           9th Circuit judgeship. -- SCR257
COMM REPT  SSCR 1631 (JDC)  HSCR 1882 (JUD)
STATUS    Apr-22 97  Adopted
HISTORY   Mar=14 97  Introduction - Senate
          Mar=18 97  Single Referral to JDC
          Apr=10 97  Reported from JDC (SSCR 1631)
          Apr=10 97  Adoption by the Senate
          Apr-11 97  Introduction - House





MEASURE   SCR270 SD1 HD1 CD1   (CCR 170)
TITLE     REQUESTING A MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF
           EDUCATION.
INTRODCR  Aki J (586-6700)
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 perform
           a management and financial audit of decentralization in the
           Department of Education; and
           the effectiveness of a lumpsum budget approach in schools under the
           program planning budgeting system approach would enhance the lumpsum
           budgeting concept; and
           on how to further the school / community based management system;
           and
           cooperate with the Office of the Auditor in the performance of this
           management audit; and
           findings and recommendations, including proposed legislation, if
           appropriate, to the Legislature no later than twenty days prior to
           the convening of the Regular Session of 1998. -- SCR270 CD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 1258 (EDU)  SSCR 1684 (WAM)  HSCR 1876 (EDN)  CCR 170
STATUS    Apr-29 97  Adopted
HISTORY   Mar=14 97  Introduction - Senate
          Mar=18 97  Multiple Referral to EDU then WAM
          Mar=31 97  Reported from EDU (SSCR 1258) (SD1)
          Mar=31 97  Referred to WAM
          Apr=10 97  Reported from WAM (SSCR 1684)
                      Fernandes Salling L -- Ige M, Metcalf W
                      Morita H, Moses M, Tarnas D





MEASURE   SCR275
TITLE     REQUESTING OLELO TO PROVIDE A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW ON OPTIMIZING ITS
           PUBLIC, EDUCATION, AND GOVERNMENT TELEVISION ACCESS.
INTRODCR  Ige D (586-6230)
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 Olelo is requested to undertake a
           comprehensive review of its current status and future goals,
           including a timetable for any projected changes; and
           report to the Legislature no later than twenty days prior to the
COMM REPT  SSCR 1354 (CPI) - filed  HSCR 1844 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-18 97  Adopted
HISTORY   Mar=14 97  Introduction - Senate
          Mar=18 97  Multiple Referral to CPI then WAM
          Mar=31 97  Reported from CPI (SSCR 1354)
          Mar=31 97  Referred to WAM
          Apr=10 97  Waived **Referral*to*WAM**





MEASURE   SCR279
TITLE     DECLARING APRIL 30, 1997, A RECESS DAY OF THE NINETEENTH LEGISLATURE
           OF THE STATE OF HAWAII, REGULAR SESSION OF 1997.
INTRODCR  McCartney M (586-6910)
STATUS    Apr-29 97  Adopted
HISTORY   Apr=29 97  Introduction - Senate
          Apr=29 97  Adoption by the Senate
          Apr-29 97  Introduction - House
          Apr-29 97  Adopted by the House


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