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MEASURE SB1016 HD1 (HSCR 1123) TITLE RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS. INTRODCR Taniguchi B (586-6460) DESCRIPT Amends provision relating to lease restrictions to add pasture leases to the types of leases on which the board of land and natural resources is allowed to modify restrictions. -- SB1016 HD1 COMM REPT SSCR 667 (WLH) HSCR 1123 (AGR) HSCR 1226 (WLU) HSCR 1632 (FIN) STATUS Apr-18 97 Received by the Governor ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB1018 SD1 HD2 (HSCR 1563) TITLE RELATING TO TAX. INTRODCR Taniguchi B (586-6460) DESCRIPT Extends the deadline to install wind energy systems, solar energy systems, heat pumps, and ice storage systems in order to claim an income tax credit from January 1, 1999 to January 1, 2009 (sunset). -- SB1018 HD2 COMM REPT SSCR 130 (ECD) SSCR 823 (WAM) HSCR 1130 (EEP) HSCR 1563 (FIN) STATUS Apr=29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB1032 SD2 HD2 CD1 (CCR 94) TITLE RELATING TO MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS. INTRODCR Chun Oakland S (586-6130) DESCRIPT Establishes marriage and family therapists law to provide for the regulation and licensing of marriage and family therapists. Provides criteria. Appropriation. ($$) -- SB1032 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 338 (CPI) SSCR 898 (WAM) HSCR 1139 (HSH/ HLT/) HSCR 1251 (CPC/ JUD/) HSCR 1722 (FIN) CCR 94 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB1064 SD1 HD1 (HSCR 1399) TITLE RELATING TO BALLOT ACCESS FOR POLITICAL PARTIES. INTRODCR Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870) DESCRIPT Requires the petition for qualification as a political party to contain name, signature, residence address, date of birth, and other information as determined by the chief election officer. Provides that each group of persons desiring to qualify as a political party, having 1st qualified as a political party by petition, and having been qualified as a political party for 3 consecutive general elections, shall be deemed a political party for the following 10 year period. Provides that the 10 year period shall begin with the next regularly scheduled general election. -- SB1064 HD1 COMM REPT SSCR 727 (JDC) HSCR 1399 (JUD) STATUS Apr=29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB1069 SD1 HD1 CD1 (CCR 75) TITLE RELATING TO CANDIDATE NOMINATION PAPERS. INTRODCR Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870) DESCRIPT Amends provisions relating to candidate nomination papers. Amends filing requirements. -- Provides for challenges to candidate nomination papers. Provides criteria. -- SB1069 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 730 (JDC) HSCR 1483 (JUD) CCR 75 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB1082 SD1 HD2 CD1 (CCR 132) TITLE RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT. INTRODCR Levin A (BR) (586-6760) DESCRIPT Requires the director of health to evaluate the overall costs required to develop, support, and administer all of its water quality programs and to review their current fee structure. Requires the department to develop a proposal to supplement the revenues required to administer these programs by recommending fees for the issuance of permits and variances and any other revenue generating strategies relating to these programs. Provides criteria. Report to the legislature. -- SB1082 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 537 (HEV) SSCR 825 (WAM) HSCR 1289 (EEP) HSCR 1723 (FIN) CCR 132 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB1110 TITLE RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR. INTRODCR Baker R (586-6070) DESCRIPT Repeals special conditions for retail dealer's licensees which allows the sale of beer and wine from any place within the licensed premises. -- SB1110 COMM REPT SSCR 339 (CPI) HSCR 1596 (CPC) STATUS Apr-08 97 Received by the Governor Apr-22 97 Approved by Governor (Act 34 1997) MEASURE SB1114 SD1 HD1 CD1 (CCR 82) TITLE RELATING TO REAL ESTATE BROKERS AND SALESPERSONS. INTRODCR Baker R (586-6070) DESCRIPT Amends provisions relating to prerequisites for license renewals for real estate brokers and salespersons by eliminating the waiver provision. Adds definition of continuing education. Repeals the authority of the real estate commission to provide educational activities. Requires the legislative reference bureau to conduct a comprehensive study of the continuing education program for real estate licenses, including the feasibility of allowing a private organization to administer the program. Report to the legislature. -- SB1114 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 634 (CPI) HSCR 1673 (CPC) CCR 82 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB1115 SD1 HD1 (HSCR 1622) TITLE RELATING TO THE RETURN OF MERCHANDISE. INTRODCR Baker R (586-6070) DESCRIPT Repeals and replaces provisions relating to the return of merchandise for refund, credit, or exchange. -- SB1115 HD1 COMM REPT SSCR 615 (CPI) HSCR 1622 (CPC/ JUD/) STATUS Apr-14 97 Received by the Governor Apr-29 97 Approved by Governor (Act 79 1997) MEASURE SB1118 SD1 HD1 (HSCR 1604) TITLE RELATING TO PEST CONTROL OPERATORS. INTRODCR Baker R (586-6070) DESCRIPT Requires any person licensed under the pest control operators law who advertises to perform services to list the applicable and current license numbers of that person in the advertising. Provides criteria. Requires public utility providing telephone service to that person to disconnect the telephone number upon notification by the pest control board that an order or judgment is received of an advertising violation by the user. -- SB1118 HD1 COMM REPT SSCR 636 (CPI) HSCR 1604 (CPC) STATUS Apr-14 97 Received by the Governor Apr-29 97 Approved by Governor (Act 80 1997) MEASURE SB1159 TITLE RELATING TO BUSINESS CORPORATIONS. INTRODCR Matsunaga M (586-7100) DESCRIPT Clarifies that bylaws of a corporation that limit the personal liability of the directors of the corporation that were provided for and approved by the shareholders of the corporation prior to July 1, 1996, are still valid. -- SB1159 COMM REPT SSCR 198 (CPI) SSCR 700 (JDC) HSCR 1680 (CPC/ JUD/) STATUS Apr-10 97 Received by the Governor Apr-23 97 Approved by Governor (Act 71 1997) MEASURE SB1160 SD1 HD3 CD1 (CCR 63) TITLE RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES. INTRODCR Matsunaga M (586-7100) DESCRIPT Requires the department of transportation to adopt rules for the registration of electric vehicles and to establish and issue a special license plate to designate that the vehicle is an electric vehicle. Exempts electric vehicles from parking fees, high occupancy vehicle restrictions (HOV, ridesharing) or other traffic control measures. Waives registration fee including fees associated with the issuance of the license plates for a period of 5 years. Requires the department of transportation to review the incentive program every 2 years. -- SB1160 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 607 (TIA) HSCR 1122 (EEP) HSCR 1254 (TRN) HSCR 1640 (FIN) CCR 63 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB1191 SD1 HD1 CD1 (CCR 83) TITLE RELATING TO INSURANCE. INTRODCR Baker R (586-6070) DESCRIPT Provides that the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, as it relates to group and individual health insurance, shall apply to insurance provisions. -- Requires the insurance commissioner to convene a task force to review all the provisions of the Act and recommend mechanisms to ensure complete, timely, and the least disruptive adoption of the provisions of the Act within both the public and private sectors of the health care system. Report to the legislature. -- SB1191 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 653 (CPI) HSCR 1676 (CPC) CCR 83 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB1197 SD1 HD1 CD1 (CCR 68) TITLE RELATING TO DRIVERS' LICENSES. INTRODCR Kawamoto C (586-6970) DESCRIPT Provides that driver's license will not be issued to any person under 18. -- Provides that license may be provided to a person 15 to 17 years of age for a period of 4 years. -- Changes expiration of driver's license to 6 years, 4 years for persons 15 to 17 years of age and 2 years for a person 72 years of age or older. Repeals the requirement to demonstrate the rules of the road for driver licensing renewal and reactivation under certain conditions. Establishes waivers for the actual demonstration of ability to operate motor vehicles upon specified conditions. -- SB1197 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 281 (TIA) SSCR 701 (JDC) HSCR 1197 (TRN) HSCR 1692 (JUD) CCR 68 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB1264 SD1 HD1 (HSCR 1297) TITLE RELATING TO THE AUTOMATED FINGERPRINT IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM. INTRODCR Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870) DESCRIPT Amends the provision relating to the automated fingerprint identification system to provide that, when any child who is 12 years or older and who comes under the jurisdiction of family court is taken into custody for committing a misdemeanor, or a petty misdemeanor, the rules and standards concerning fingerprinting shall not apply. -- SB1264 HD1 COMM REPT SSCR 462 (JDC) SSCR 780 (WAM) HSCR 1297 (JUD) HSCR 1699 (FIN) STATUS Apr=29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB1266 SD2 HD2 CD1 (CCR 91) TITLE RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT. INTRODCR Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870) DESCRIPT Amends child support enforcement law. Establishes provisions relating to suspension or denial of licenses for noncompliance with support order, requiring licensing agencies to refuse to renew, reinstate, or restore, or deny or suspend, any license upon receipt of certification from the child support enforcement agency (hereafter agency) that the licensee or applicant is not in compliance with an order of support. Requires licensing authority to renew, reinstate, restore, or grant the license only upon receipt of an authorization from the agency. -- Establishes a provision requiring the social security number of any individual who is a party to a divorce decree, or subject to a support order or paternity determination or acknowledgement, to be placed in the records relating to the matter. -- Requires the agency to serve notice upon an obligor of the agency's intent to certify the obligor as noncompliant with an order of support or a subpoena or warrant relating to a paternity or child support proceeding, which will direct the appropriate licensing authority to suspend the license, deny the application for renewal, reinstatement, or restoration of such license, upon a determination that an obligor is not in compliance with an order of support or failed to comply with a subpoena or warrant relating to a paternity or child support proceeding. Provides criteria. -- Establishes provision requiring the income of an obligor to become subject to withholding if arrearages or delinquency occur, without the need for a judicial or administrative hearing. Provides criteria. -- Establishes a provision authorizing the agency to enter into agreements with financial institutions doing business in the State to develop and operate a data match system for the purpose of support enforcement, using automated data exchanges to the maximum extent feasible. Provides criteria. -- Establishes a provision requiring all employers to report new hires to the agency or be subject to fines. Requires the agency to furnish the information to the national directory of new hires. -- Provides that violation of the child support enforcement law is a petty misdemeanor. -- Establishes a provision requiring the attorney general to commission child support enforcement investigators whose duties shall be to locate absent parents, to establish paternity, and to obtain and enforce orders of support. Requires the agency to have access through the investigators to the records of all entities in the State. Provides criteria. -- Requires all voluntary acknowledgements and adjudications of paternity by judicial process to be filed with the department of health for comparison with information in the state case registry. Provides that filing of the adjudications of paternity shall be the responsibility of the natural mother or such person or agency as the court directs. -- Requires the court to order temporary support for the child pending a judicial determination of parentage, in all contested paternity actions and upon motion by a party. -- Establishes provision relating to presumption of notice and service of process in child support cases. -- Requires death certificate forms to require the individual's social security number. -- Provides that the recordation of the child support order or judgment in the bureau of conveyances shall be deemed, at such time, for all purposes and without further action, to procure a lien on land registered in the land court. -- Requires all employers to comply with income withholding orders. Provides criteria for applying the income withholding order. -- Repeals provision relating to interstate requests for income withholding. -- Requires the agency to establish and operate a state case registry which contains records of cases in which services are being provided by the agency and support orders established or modified in the State. Provides criteria. -- Allows custodial parents to petition the court once every 3 years for review and adjustment of the child support order without having to show a change in circumstances. -- Prohibits the agency from disclosing information relating to the location of 1 party to another party against whom the agency knows a protective order has been entered, or if the agency has reason to believe that such disclosure may result in physical or emotional harm to the other party. -- Amends the powers of the attorney general to add petitioning the court to issue orders requiring payment of past due child support and ordering genetic testing for the purpose of establishing paternity. -- Requires that administrative orders specify identifying information for each party. Provides criteria. -- Amends provision relating to genetic testing to require a sworn statement and supporting facts alleging or denying paternity if the mother or alleged father requests genetic tests. Provides criteria. -- Stipulates that the need to provide for the child's health care needs through health insurance or other means shall be a basis for petitioning for a modification of a support order. -- SB1266 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 463 (JDC) SSCR 870 (WAM) HSCR 1300 (JUD/ CPC/) HSCR 1711 (FIN) CCR 91 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB1267 SD1 HD1 CD1 (CCR 76) TITLE RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT. INTRODCR Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870) DESCRIPT Establishes provision relating to judgments for support to require that, unless an extention is granted, every judgment for child, family or spousal support, including a judgment for reimbursement or other arrears, be presumed to be paid and discharged on the 33rd birthday of the child for which the order was rendered. Provides criteria. -- Adds to the guidelines in establishing amount of child support a material change of circumstances if support as calculated pursuant to the guidelines is either 10 per cent greater or less than the support amount in the outstanding support order. -- Allows for any alternative arrangement for direct payment to be voided if either parent applies for services from the child support enforcement agency. Requires each party pursuant to an alternative arrangement for direct payment to send a certified copy of the order to the state case registry. Requires child support enforcement agency to maintain records only for any payments received and disbursed by the agency while an order obtained pursuant to direct payment is in effect. -- SB1267 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 695 (JDC) HSCR 1397 (JUD) CCR 76 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB1268 SD2 HD2 CD1 (CCR 92) TITLE RELATING TO THE UNIFORM INTERSTATE FAMILY SUPPORT ACT. INTRODCR Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870) DESCRIPT Repeals uniform reciprocal enforcement of support law and adopts the uniform interstate family support act. Provides for reciprocal recognition and enforcement of child and spousal support orders; establishment and modification of support; determination of paternity; and location of delinquent and other obligors. Provides for registration of out of state orders, including income withholding orders, and establishes jurisdiction of state. -- Child support enforcement agency shall be the information agency, and shall maintain registry of support orders and assist in locating obligors. -- SB1268 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 464 (JDC) SSCR 871 (WAM) HSCR 1298 (JUD) HSCR 1681 (FIN) CCR 92 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB1277 SD1 HD1 (HSCR 1651) TITLE RELATING TO DANGEROUS DRUGS. INTRODCR Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870) DESCRIPT Adds definition of manufacture to provision relating to drugs and intoxicating compounds. -- Amends provision relating to promoting a dangerous drug in the 1st degree to include the manufacture of a dangerous drug in any amount, except where manufacturer has met registration requirements or is allowed to lawfully possess, manufacture, distribute, prescribe, or dispense without obtaining a registration. Provides for a maximum term of imprisonment of 10 years, at the discretion of the sentencing court. -- SB1277 HD1 COMM REPT SSCR 770 (JDC) HSCR 1651 (JUD) STATUS Apr-28 97 Received by the Governor ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB1279 SD1 HD1 (HSCR 1217) TITLE RELATING TO SEXUAL ASSAULT. INTRODCR Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870) DESCRIPT Amends provision relating to sexual assault in the 2nd degree to include a person employed as a law enforcement officer who knowingly subjects to sexual penetration a person confined to a detention facility or a person in custody. Adds definition of law enforcement officer. Provides exception for a law enforcement officer performing a lawful search pursuant to a warrant or a valid exception to the warrant requirement. -- SB1279 HD1 COMM REPT SSCR 767 (JDC) HSCR 1217 (JUD) STATUS Apr-24 97 Received by the Governor ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB1286 HD1 (HSCR 1652) TITLE RELATING TO RETAIL TOBACCO SALES TO MINORS. INTRODCR Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870) DESCRIPT Exempts from provision relating to the purchase of tobacco products by minors persons under the age of 18, with parental authorization, participating in a controlled purchase under the supervision of law enforcement as part of a law enforcement activity. -- SB1286 HD1 COMM REPT SSCR 693 (JDC) HSCR 1652 (JUD) STATUS Apr-24 97 Received by the Governor ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION
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