Bills Passed - Regular Session

Hawaii State Legislature
1997 Session

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MEASURE   SB1300 SD1   (SSCR 588)
TITLE     RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY APPEALS.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Requires written notice of a hearing of an employment security appeal
           to be sent by 1st class, non registered, non certified mail to the
           claimant's or party's last known address.  Requires that, if a
           claimant or party does not receive the written notice, a 2nd written
           notice be sent by certified mail, and the hearing on the appeal be
           rescheduled. -- SB1300 SD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 588 (HRE)  HSCR 1333 (LAB)
STATUS    Mar-27 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-14 97  Approved by Governor (Act 22 1997)





MEASURE   SB1303
TITLE     RELATING TO INSURANCE RATE REGULATION.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Amends insurance ratemaking provisions by providing that, for the
           purpose of ratemaking, all insurers shall treat a volunteer
           firefighter the same as a firefighter employed by a county fire
           department provided the volunteer is attached to a station where a
           firefighter or volunteer firefighter who has been trained and
           certified to drive a commercial motor vehicle by either the state or
           county governments and maintains a category 3 license is on duty at
           all times or if at least 4 firefighters or volunteers who meet the
           requirements are members of the volunteer unit. -- SB1303
COMM REPT  SSCR 125 (TIA)  SSCR 602 (CPI)  HSCR 1155 (TRN)  HSCR 1703 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-10 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-23 97  Approved by Governor (Act 72 1997)





MEASURE   SB1304
TITLE     RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Provides an exemption from requirement for driver's licenses for any
           person who drives or operates state or county motor vehicles while
           employed by, in the service of, or volunteering for the state or
           county fire departments.  Requires that they be trained and
           certified to drive category 4 motor vehicles and maintain a category
           3 license. -- SB1304
COMM REPT  SSCR 66 (TIA)  HSCR 1100 (TRN)  HSCR 1704 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-10 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-23 97  Approved by Governor (Act 73 1997)





MEASURE   SB1316 SD2 HD1   (HSCR 1666)
TITLE     RELATING TO CONFORMITY TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Revisions conforming to the Federal Internal Revenue Code for taxable
           years beginning after December 31, 1996.  Includes private delivery
           service in timely mailing provisions.  Provides that section 213
           (with respect to medical and dental expenses) of the Federal
           Internal Revenue Code shall be operative for State income tax
           purposes except that with respect to long term care services, as it
           applies to long term care insurance contract premiums, as it applies
           to eligible long term care premiums shall not be operative.
           Provides that section 584 (with respect to common trust funds) and
           section 220 (with respect to medical savings accounts) of the
           Federal Internal Revenue Code shall be operative for State income
           tax purposes.  Allows the filing of a joint return after the
           individual has filed a separate return without full payment of the
           amount shown as tax on the joint return. -- SB1316 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 434 (WAM)  SSCR 814 (WAM)  HSCR 1666 (FIN)
STATUS    Apr=29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB1363
TITLE     RELATING TO MEDICINE AND SURGERY.
INTRODCR  Baker R (586-6070)
DESCRIPT  Expands locations where residents with temporary medical licenses may
           train to include health care facilities and organized ambulatory
           health care facilities. -- SB1363
COMM REPT  SSCR 85 (HEV)  SSCR 603 (CPI)  HSCR 1229 (HLT)  HSCR 1702 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-10 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-23 97  Approved by Governor (Act 74 1997)





MEASURE   SB1385 HD1   (HSCR 1564)
TITLE     RELATING TO STATE WAR MEMORIALS AND VETERANS' CEMETERIES.
INTRODCR  Kawamoto C (586-6970)
DESCRIPT  Requires the office of veterans' services to inspect every 3 years
           (instead of annually) all state war memorials and veterans'
           cemeteries for repair and maintenance deficiencies. -- SB1385 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 285 (TIA)  HSCR 1212 (PSM)  HSCR 1564 (FIN)
STATUS    Apr-18 97  Received by the Governor
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB1421 SD2 HD1 CD1   (CCR 125)
TITLE     RELATING TO PAYROLL PERIODS.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Amends public employment law relating to salary periods by creating a
           conversion time schedule for implementation of an after the fact
           payroll (payroll lag).  Provides that implementation of the payroll
           lag shall not be subject to negotiation.  Act to take effect
           June 29, 1998. -- SB1421 CD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 498 (WAM)  SSCR 844 (WAM)  HSCR 1331 (FIN)  CCR 125
STATUS    Apr-29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB1428 SD1 HD1   (HSCR 1133)
TITLE     RELATING TO FILM PERMITTING.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Amends provision relating to consolidated film permit processing to
           exclude a vessel engaged in temporary use for film production from
           the definition of commercial vessel provided that the period of
           temporary use does not exceed 14 hours per day, 5 days per week,
           excluding weekends, and for a period not to exceed 30 calendar days.
           Authorizes the department of business, economic development, and
           tourism to make allowances to include weekends due to inclement
           weather conditions during the weekday period. -- SB1428 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 629 (ECD)  HSCR 1133 (EDB)  HSCR 1400 (OMR)
STATUS    Apr-24 97  Received by the Governor
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB1433 SD1   (SSCR 864)
TITLE     MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR TOURISM MARKETING.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Appropriation to the department of business, economic development,
           and tourism for tourism marketing covering Japan and the US, pending
           the governor's removal of restrictions on unexpended amounts
           appropriated to the state tourism office.  Report to the
           legislature. ($$) -- SB1433 SD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 64 (ECD)  SSCR 864 (WAM)  HSCR 1117 (TSM/ FIN/)
STATUS    Mar-17 97  Received by the Governor
          Mar-19 97  Approved by Governor (Act 3 1997)





MEASURE   SB1464 SD1 HD1   (HSCR 1654)
TITLE     RELATING TO THE HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Amends provision relating to owner occupancy requirement under
           housing law to allow the corporation for the development of public
           housing projects to grant a waiver of the requirement for a period
           not to exceed 3 years on a case by case basis for eligible borrowers
           in the process of selling or transferring title to their property.
           Reduces mandatory buy back period for dwelling units developed by
           the housing finance and development corporation from 10 to 3 years.
           Act to be repealed December 31, 2000 (sunset). -- SB1464 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 592 (GOH)  HSCR 1654 (HSH)
STATUS    Apr=29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB1484 SD2   (SSCR 699)
TITLE     RELATING TO THE INSURANCE CODE.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Provides immunity from liability for the insurance commissioner or
           the insurance division or its employees, agents, or independent
           contractors for any action taken in the performance of their duties
           under insurers general requirements provisions. -- Adds property and
           casualty insurers to risk based capital for insurers provisions.
           Gives insurers the right to a confidential hearing.  Prohibits the
           use of risk based capital reports in ratemaking. -- SB1484 SD2
COMM REPT  SSCR 182 (CPI)  SSCR 699 (JDC)  HSCR 1663 (CPC/ JUD/)
STATUS    Apr-10 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-23 97  Approved by Governor (Act 75 1997)





MEASURE   SB1486 HD1   (HSCR 1250)
TITLE     RELATING TO INSURANCE RATE REGULATION.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Provides that rate filing and supporting information for inland
           marine rates on risks; special filing with respect to surety or
           guaranty bonds; and special filing with respect to individual risk
           premium modification shall not be open to public inspection.
           Establishes guidelines for the insurance commissioner with respect
           to workers' compensation rate filing and rate making. -- SB1486 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 154 (CPI)  HSCR 1250 (CPC/ JUD/)  HSCR 1647 (FIN)
STATUS    Apr-14 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-29 97  Approved by Governor (Act 81 1997)





MEASURE   SB1487 SD1 HD1 CD1   (CCR 84)
TITLE     RELATING TO MUTUAL BENEFIT SOCIETIES.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Establishes provisions against insolvency of mutual benefit
           societies. -- SB1487 CD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 654 (CPI)  HSCR 1602 (CPC)  CCR 84
STATUS    Apr-29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB1490 SD1   (SSCR 613)
TITLE     RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Establishes educational requirements for examination and licensure of
           accountants effective December 31, 2000. -- SB1490 SD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 613 (CPI)  HSCR 1600 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-08 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-22 97  Approved by Governor (Act 35 1997)





MEASURE   SB1493 SD1   (SSCR 155)
TITLE     RELATING TO LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Requires limited liability companies to consist of at least 1 member.
           -- SB1493 SD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 155 (CPI)  HSCR 1213 (CPC)
STATUS    Mar-25 97  Received by the Governor
          Mar-31 97  Approved by Governor (Act 4 1997)





MEASURE   SB1495 SD1 HD1   (HSCR 1621)
TITLE     RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE LEASE DISCLOSURE.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Establishes motor vehicle lease disclosure law to specify the
           information required to be disclosed to customers by a retail
           lessor.  Provides that compliance is optional until January 1, 1998.
           -- SB1495 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 639 (CPI)  HSCR 1621 (CPC/ JUD/)
STATUS    Apr-14 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-29 97  Approved by Governor (Act 82 1997)
           chapter is optional until January 1, 1998





MEASURE   SB1499 SD1 HD1   (HSCR 1677)
TITLE     RELATING TO UNFAIR METHODS OF COMPETITION.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Requires insurers or licensees to issue a written response to any
           written inquiry regarding a claim or consumer complaint made by the
           insurance commissioner within 15 working days. -- Provides that a
           Hawaii license is not required of a nonresident independent
           insurance adjuster following a catastrophe under specified
           conditions. -- SB1499 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 678 (CPI)  HSCR 1677 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-14 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-29 97  Approved by Governor (Act 83 1997)





MEASURE   SB1501
TITLE     RELATING TO THE INSURANCE CODE.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Amends provisions relating to the certification of foreign insurers
           and changes penalty to fine. -- SB1501
COMM REPT  SSCR 156 (CPI)  HSCR 1617 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-08 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-22 97  Approved by Governor (Act 36 1997)





MEASURE   SB1506 SD1 HD1   (HSCR 1240)
TITLE     RELATING TO THE HAWAII EMPLOYERS' MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Amends the Hawaii employers' mutual insurance company provisions to
           provide that the company may be reorganized as a nonprofit
           corporation.  Exempts the company from participation in the
           education and training fund.  Allows the company to make multiple
           rate filings, consistent with sound actuarial judgment for each
           classification.  Filings may be applied to risks in any division.
           Allows the contingent liabilities of members to be separated so that
           members assigned to the high risk division have a further contingent
           liability for deficits in the high risk division.  Prohibits
           director from having a substantial interest in a competing insurer.
           -- SB1506 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 400 (CPI)  SSCR 916 (WAM)  HSCR 1240 (LAB/ CPC/)
           HSCR 1648 (FIN)
STATUS    Apr-18 97  Received by the Governor
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB1507
TITLE     RELATING TO THE LICENSURE EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS FOR PSYCHOLOGISTS.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Amends licensure examination requirements for psychologists to
           require the examination in jurisprudence to be open book. -- SB1507
COMM REPT  SSCR 564 (CPI)  HSCR 1607 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-08 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-22 97  Approved by Governor (Act 37 1997)





MEASURE   SB1508
TITLE     RELATING TO PRELICENSING INSPECTIONS.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Amends requirements for prelicensing inspections under motor vehicle
           licensing act and pharmacists and pharmacy law. -- SB1508
COMM REPT  SSCR 565 (CPI)  HSCR 1611 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-08 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-22 97  Approved by Governor (Act 38 1997)





MEASURE   SB1509
TITLE     RELATING TO EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR PROFESSIONAL AND VOCATIONAL
           LICENSING.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Repeals high school degree requirement for dental hygienists and
           registered nurses. -- SB1509
COMM REPT  SSCR 566 (CPI)  HSCR 1619 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-08 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-22 97  Approved by Governor (Act 39 1997)





MEASURE   SB1510
TITLE     RELATING TO NOTARIZED SIGNATURES ON PROFESSIONAL AND VOCATIONAL
           LICENSE APPLICATIONS.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Amends laws relating to uniform professional and vocational licensing
           act; motor vehicle licensing act; barbering; beauty culture; boxing;
           cemetery and funeral trusts; collection agencies; contractors;
           massage; nurses; optometry; pest control operators; private
           investigators and guards; professional engineers, architects,
           surveyors, landscape architects; public accountants; real estate
           brokers and salespersons; travel agencies; and condominium property
           regimes by repealing requirement that signatures be notarized.
           -- SB1510
COMM REPT  SSCR 567 (CPI)  HSCR 1614 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-08 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-22 97  Approved by Governor (Act 40 1997)





MEASURE   SB1511
TITLE     RELATING TO OPTOMETRY EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Amends optometry examination requirements. -- SB1511
COMM REPT  SSCR 568 (CPI)  HSCR 1612 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-08 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-22 97  Approved by Governor (Act 41 1997)





MEASURE   SB1513
TITLE     RELATING TO MASSAGE THERAPY.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Amends provisions relating to restoration of forfeited licenses under
           massage therapy law. -- SB1513
COMM REPT  SSCR 569 (CPI)  HSCR 1599 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-08 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-22 97  Approved by Governor (Act 42 1997)





MEASURE   SB1514
TITLE     RELATING TO OPTOMETRY LICENSURE.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Amends provisions relating to restoration of forfeited licenses under
           optometry law by adding a recordkeeping fee. -- SB1514
COMM REPT  SSCR 570 (CPI)  HSCR 1609 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-08 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-22 97  Approved by Governor (Act 43 1997)





MEASURE   SB1515 SD1 HD1   (HSCR 1613)
TITLE     RELATING TO PEST CONTROL OPERATORS.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Amends provisions relating to pest control operators by amending
           licensing requirements.  Provides for inactive status of license
           upon request.  Exempts from licensure requirements engineers and
           architects doing certain types of pest control related work.
           Provides criteria. -- SB1515 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 794 (CPI)  HSCR 1613 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-14 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-29 97  Approved by Governor (Act 84 1997)





MEASURE   SB1516 SD1 HD1   (HSCR 1606)
TITLE     RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INDUSTRY LICENSING.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Amends motor vehicle licensing act by including in definition of
           dealer a consumer consultant who registers and pays a fee and who
           for a fee provides specialized information and expertise to
           consumers wishing to purchase or lease motor vehicles. -- SB1516 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 655 (CPI)  HSCR 1606 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-14 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-29 97  Approved by Governor (Act 85 1997)





MEASURE   SB1517
TITLE     RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INDUSTRY LICENSING.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Amends motor vehicle licensing act by repealing from provision
           relating to suspension, revocation, fine, or denial of license an
           applicant for a salesperson's license who does not intend to be
           employed as a salesperson as the principal occupation. -- SB1517
COMM REPT  SSCR 571 (CPI)  HSCR 1608 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-08 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-22 97  Approved by Governor (Act 44 1997)





MEASURE   SB1518
TITLE     RELATING TO REAL ESTATE BROKERS AND SALESPERSONS.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Amends provisions relating to real estate brokers and salespersons.
           Allows a real estate broker's license name to include the name of a
           franchise registered with the business registration division of the
           department of commerce and consumer affairs.  Amends provisions
           relating to bonds for condominium hotel operators. -- SB1518
COMM REPT  SSCR 572 (CPI)  HSCR 1598 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-08 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-22 97  Approved by Governor (Act 45 1997)





MEASURE   SB1519 HD1   (HSCR 1618)
TITLE     RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Amends membership requirements for board of public accountancy.
           Amends licensure requirements effective July 1, 1999. -- SB1519 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 573 (CPI)  HSCR 1618 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-14 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-29 97  Approved by Governor (Act 86 1997)
           1999.





MEASURE   SB1521 SD1 HD1   (HSCR 1616)
TITLE     RELATING TO THE BOARD OF BARBERING AND COSMETOLOGY.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Changes board of barbers and board of cosmetology to be 1 board known
           as board of barbering and cosmetology.  Adds definition of student.
           -- SB1521 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 656 (CPI)  HSCR 1616 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-14 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-29 97  Approved by Governor (Act 87 1997)





MEASURE   SB1522 SD1 HD1 CD1   (CCR 85)
TITLE     RELATING TO DISPENSING OPTICIANS.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Repeals board of dispensing opticians and transfers licensing
           authority to the department of commerce and consumer affairs.
           Clarifies qualifications and licensing requirements for dispensing
           opticians. -- SB1522 CD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 640 (CPI)  HSCR 1597 (CPC)  CCR 85
STATUS    Apr-29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB1523 HD1   (HSCR 1601)
TITLE     RELATING TO REGULATION OF HEARING AID DEALERS AND FITTERS.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Repeals board of hearing aid dealers and fitters and transfers
           licensing authority to the department of commerce and consumer
           affairs. -- SB1523 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 575 (CPI)  HSCR 1601 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-14 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-29 97  Approved by Governor (Act 88 1997)





MEASURE   SB1524 HD1   (HSCR 1615)
TITLE     RELATING TO DENTISTRY.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Repeals requirement that notice of examinations relating to dentistry
           licensure be published in a newspaper.  Amends application
           requirements for graduates of a foreign dental school. -- SB1524 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 576 (CPI)  HSCR 1615 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-14 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-29 97  Approved by Governor (Act 89 1997)





MEASURE   SB1532
TITLE     RELATING TO REGULATION OF PRIVATE DETECTIVES AND GUARDS.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Amends provision relating to regulation of private detectives and
           guards by increasing time period for response to notice from 30 days
           to 60 days. -- SB1532
COMM REPT  SSCR 579 (CPI)  HSCR 1595 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-08 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-22 97  Approved by Governor (Act 46 1997)





MEASURE   SB1535 SD1 HD2 CD1   (CCR 95)
TITLE     RELATING TO THE INSURANCE CODE.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Increases the costs in action paid by the plaintiff to 12 dollars.
           Establishes penalty for any insurer failing or refusing to submit an
           annual or quarterly filing.  Requires the audits to be prepared in
           accordance with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners'
           annual statement instructions.  Repeals the unearned premium reserve
           table.  Changes the drivers education fund underwriters fee to be
           due annually instead of quarterly.  Allows the insurance
           commissioner to request or for cause to specify, each association
           captive and risk retention captive to file an audit of the financial
           statements reporting financial condition and results of the
           operation of the captive.  Amends defintion of personal risk
           liability and amends informational requirements of a purchasing
           group planning to do business in this State. -- SB1535 CD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 185 (CPI)  SSCR 903 (WAM)  HSCR 1249 (CPC/ JUD/)
           HSCR 1682 (FIN)  CCR 95
STATUS    Apr-29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB1548 SD1 HD2   (HSCR 1587)
TITLE     MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR THE STATE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
           PROGRAM.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Appropriation to the department of human services for health care
           payments for medical assistance payments and wraparound payments to
           Hawaii qualified health centers. ($$) -- SB1548 HD2
COMM REPT  SSCR 26 (HRE)  SSCR 882 (WAM)  HSCR 1116 (HSH/ HLT/)
           HSCR 1587 (FIN)
STATUS    Apr-08 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-09 97  Approved by Governor (Act 10 1997)





MEASURE   SB1553 SD1 HD1   (HSCR 1626)
TITLE     RELATING TO HEALTH RESOURCES.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Amends health care cost control law by adding definitions of assisted
           living facility and extended care adult residential care home and by
           removing the certificate of need requirement for extended care adult
           residential care homes and assisted living facilities. -- SB1553 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 112 (HRE)  SSCR 795 (CPI)  HSCR 1140 (HSH/ HLT/)
           HSCR 1626 (FIN)
STATUS    Apr-18 97  Received by the Governor
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB1554 SD1 HD2 CD1   (CCR 56)
TITLE     RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Allows appeals relating to public housing to be heard and decided by
           an appeals board appointed by the Hawaii housing authority.
           Provides criteria. -- SB1554 CD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 604 (HRE)  HSCR 1165 (HSH)  HSCR 1570 (JUD)  CCR 56
STATUS    Apr-29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB1556 HD1   (HSCR 1334)
TITLE     RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Allows Hawaii housing authority to waive time limits on provision of
           shelter or other program assistance to eligible homeless families
           for a maximum period of 14 days for the purpose of implementing
           repairs to the subject shelter, which repairs the authority deems
           major or extensive. -- SB1556 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 589 (HRE)  HSCR 1334 (HSH)
STATUS    Apr-14 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-29 97  Approved by Governor (Act 90 1997)





MEASURE   SB1560 SD1 HD2   (HSCR 1630)
TITLE     RELATING TO ELECTRONIC PRESCRIPTIONS.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Establishes electronic prescriptions provisions to establish the
           minimum requirements for the receipt, transmission, filling,
           recordkeeping, confidentiality, and security of electronic
           prescription information.  Provides criteria. -- SB1560 HD2
COMM REPT  SSCR 642 (CPI)  HSCR 1205 (HLT)  HSCR 1630 (CPC/ JUD/)
STATUS    Apr-24 97  Received by the Governor
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB1565 SD1 HD1   (HSCR 1678)
TITLE     RELATING TO GENETIC INFORMATION.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Prohibits insurer under accident and sickness insurance, under mutual
           benefit societies, or under health maintenance organizations (HMOs)
           to use genetic information or request for genetic services, to deny
           or limit any coverage or establish eligibility, continuation,
           enrollment, or premium payments.  Prohibits insurer from requesting
           or requiring collection or disclosure of genetic information.
           Prohibits insurer from disclosing any such information without
           written consent.  Provides that the prohibitions shall not apply to
           action taken in connection with policies of life insurance,
           disability income insurance, and long term care insurance delivered
           or issued for delivery in this State. -- SB1565 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 681 (CPI)  HSCR 1678 (CPC/ JUD/)
STATUS    Apr-14 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-29 97  Approved by Governor (Act 91 1997)





MEASURE   SB1571 SD1 HD2 CD1   (CCR 124)
TITLE     RELATING TO VITAL STATISTICS.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Amends vital statistics law by amending definition of late.
           -- SB1571 CD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 583 (HEV)  HSCR 1119 (JUD)  HSCR 1565 (FIN)  CCR 124
STATUS    Apr-29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB1575
TITLE     RELATING TO CITATIONS FOR AIR POLLUTION CONTROL VIOLATIONS.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Makes violations of vehicular smoke emissions rules and open burning
           control rules an offense. -- SB1575
COMM REPT  SSCR 658 (HEV)  HSCR 1260 (EEP)  HSCR 1591 (JUD)
STATUS    Apr-03 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-14 97  Approved by Governor (Act 27 1997)





MEASURE   SB1578 HD1   (HSCR 1101)
TITLE     RELATING TO GLASS RECYCLING.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Amends provision relating to glass recycling to require all highway
           and road construction and improvement projects funded by the State
           or a county or roadways that are to be accepted by the State or a
           county as public roads to utilize a crushed glass aggregate as
           specified by the department of transportation in all basecourse
           (treated or untreated) and subbase. -- SB1578 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 67 (TIA)  HSCR 1101 (EEP)  HSCR 1484 (TRN)
STATUS    Apr-14 97  Received by the Governor
          Apr-29 97  Approved by Governor (Act 92 1997)





MEASURE   SB1581 SD2 HD2 CD1   (CCR 131)
TITLE     RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Renames the emergency environmental response law to be known as the
           Hawaii environmental response law.  Establishes the voluntary
           response program within the department of public safety to
           facilitate voluntary and timely response to hazardous substance
           releases and threats of releases, and to provide relief from
           liability for eligible persons who conduct adequate voluntary
           response actions.  Provides criteria. -- Amends definition of owner
           or operator under Hawaii environmental response law.  Provides that,
           until such time as the department adopts rules pertaining to lenders
           and fiduciaries, the provisions of the Asset Conservation, Lender
           Liability and Deposit Insurance Protection Act of 1996 shall apply.
           Appropriation. ($$) -- SB1581 CD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 543 (HEV)  SSCR 826 (WAM)  HSCR 1261 (EEP)  HSCR 1641 (FIN)
           CCR 131
STATUS    Apr-29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB1588 SD1 HD2 CD1   (CCR 64)
TITLE     RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Amends provision relating to examination of defendant with respect to
           physical or mental disease, disorder, or defect, and provision
           relating to effect of finding of unfitness to proceed, to require
           the court to appoint 3 qualified examiners in felony cases and 1
           qualified examiner in nonfelony cases.  Requires court to appoint at
           least 1 psychiatrist and at least 1 licensed psychologist in felony
           cases.  Provides that, in nonfelony cases, the court may appoint
           either a psychiatrist or a licensed psychologist.  Allows the court,
           in appropriate circumstances, to appoint an additional examiner or
           examiners, on an in patient or out patient basis, or to order the
           defendant to be committed to a hospital for the purpose of
           examination for a period not exceeding 30 days.  Allows for the
           employment of any method of examination accepted by the professions
           of medicine or psychology.  Provides that, where more than 1
           examiner is appointed, a statement that the diagnosis and opinion
           rendered was arrived at independently of any other examiner shall be
           included in the report of the examination. -- SB1588 CD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 98 (HEV)  SSCR 737 (JDC)  HSCR 1228 (HLT)  HSCR 1571 (JUD)
           CCR 64
STATUS    Apr-29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB1589 SD2 HD1 CD1   (CCR 61)
TITLE     RELATING TO CHILD DEATH REVIEW.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Establishes provisions relating to child death review.  Allows
           department of health to conduct multidisciplinary and multiagency
           reviews of child deaths in order to reduce the incidence of
           preventable child deaths. -- SB1589 CD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 99 (HEV)  SSCR 756 (JDC)  HSCR 1143 (HLT)  HSCR 1645 (JUD)
           CCR 61
STATUS    Apr-29 97  Passed Legislature
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION





MEASURE   SB1599 SD1 HD1   (HSCR 1162)
TITLE     RELATING TO A COMMERCIAL MARINE DEALER LICENSE.
INTRODCR  Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870)
DESCRIPT  Allows the department of land and natural resources to require any
           commercial marine dealer to sell or offer for sale, purchase or
           attempt to purchase, exchange, or act as an agent in the transfer of
           any marine life taken within the jurisdiction of the State for
           commercial purposes.  Provides criteria.  Allows the department to
           require a license of any person to export marine life taken within
           the jurisdiction of the State for commercial purposes.  Allows the
           department to require any term or condition of the licenses
           including, but not limited to, reports, fees and exemptions.
           Requires the keeping of duplicate receipts for a period of 12 months
           from the date of issuance to be made available upon the demand of
           any conservation officer authorized to enforce the law.  Provides
           criteria. -- SB1599 HD1
COMM REPT  SSCR 664 (ECD)  HSCR 1162 (OMR)  HSCR 1707 (CPC)
STATUS    Apr-24 97  Received by the Governor
          ------ --  PENDING FURTHER ACTION


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