Bills Passed - Regular Session

Hawaii State Legislature
1997 Session

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MEASURE HB1900 HD1 SD1 (SSCR 1040) TITLE RELATING TO INSURANCE LICENSING. INTRODCR Souki J (BR) (586-6100) DESCRIPT Establishes that the insurance commissioner shall collect in advance fees for a workers' compensation claims adjuster's limited license; a limited license; managing general agent's license; reinsurance intermediary's license; and establishes fees for services of the department of commerce and consumer affairs. -- Repeals the exemption for applicants for license as nonresident agents or brokers to pass an exam given by the insurance commissioner. -- Requires appointment forms for general agents, subagents, and solicitors to be mailed to the commissioner with 10 days after the signature of the last party. -- HB1900 SD1 COMM REPT HSCR 274 (CPC) HSCR 822 (FIN) SSCR 1040 (CPI) SSCR 1489 (WAM) STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE HB1902 SD1 (SSCR 936) TITLE RELATING TO NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATORS. INTRODCR Souki J (BR) (586-6100) DESCRIPT Repeals board of examiners of nursing home administrators and provides for licensing of nursing home administrators by the department of commerce and consumer affairs. -- HB1902 SD1 COMM REPT HSCR 769 (CPC) SSCR 936 (CPI) STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE HB1904 HD3 SD1 (SSCR 1033) TITLE RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII. INTRODCR Souki J (BR) (586-6100) DESCRIPT Allows land grant college aid moneys to be received, managed, and invested. Changes the custodian of the land grant college aid funds from the director of finance to the board of regents of the university of Hawaii. Provides that income earned by the funds shall be credited to the university and that the funds and all income earned therefrom shall be deemed to be trust money. Annual report to the legislature. -- HB1904 SD1 COMM REPT HSCR 160 (HED) HSCR 373 (HED) HSCR 1060 (FIN) SSCR 1033 (EDU) COMM REPT SSCR 1604 (WAM) STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE HB1965 HD1 SD1 CD1 (CCR 6) TITLE RELATING TO HARMFUL AQUATIC LIFE. INTRODCR Tarnas D (586-8510) DESCRIPT Requires the chairperson of the board of land and natural resources to establish an alien aquatic organism task force. Provides criteria. Requires task force to review and evaluate the issues pertaining to the monitoring, control, and prevention of alien aquatic organisms being introduced to Hawaiian waters through international shipping and sailing, particularly through the ballast water contained in the holds of the vessels or from encrusting growth attached to the hull of the vessel. Provides criteria. -- Report to the legislature. Task force to cease to exist June 30, 1998 (sunset). -- HB1965 CD1 COMM REPT HSCR 498 (OMR) HSCR 933 (JUD) SSCR 1163 (HEV) SSCR 1568 (JDC) CCR 6 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE HB1984 SD2 CD1 (CCR 142) TITLE RELATING TO DRUG ABUSE. INTRODCR Abinsay F (586-6010) DESCRIPT Appropriation to the department of health to treat in a family like setting, teens who are dependent on drugs. ($$) -- HB1984 CD1 COMM REPT HSCR 217 (HLT) HSCR 928 (FIN) SSCR 1209 (HEV) SSCR 1505 (WAM) CCR 142 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE HB2016 HD2 (HSCR 729) TITLE RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII-HILO THEATRE REVOLVING FUND. INTRODCR Chang J (586-6120) DESCRIPT Establishes the university of Hawaii at Hilo theatre revolving fund which shall consist of admissions, advertising sales, corporate sponsorships, marketing, merchandising, donations, fund raising, fees, charges, and other moneys collected in conjunction with the theatre program. Fund to be used for all costs associated with the theatre program. -- HB2016 HD2 COMM REPT HSCR 376 (HED/ CAR/) HSCR 729 (FIN) SSCR 1034 (EDU) COMM REPT SSCR 1789 (WAM) STATUS Apr=29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE HB2019 HD1 SD2 CD1 (CCR 163) TITLE RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT. INTRODCR Hamakawa E (586-8480) DESCRIPT Appropriation to the department of health from the environmental management special fund to review, revise, and update the state integrated solid waste management plan. -- HB2019 CD1 COMM REPT HSCR 568 (EEP) HSCR 825 (FIN) SSCR 1165 (HEV) SSCR 1506 (WAM) CCR 163 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE HB2032 HD2 SD2 CD1 (CCR 113) TITLE RELATING TO SCHOOL-TO-WORK OPPORTUNITIES. INTRODCR Ito K (586-8470) DESCRIPT Establishes a school to work opportunities pilot project. Establishes an executive council appointed by the governor. Council to establish and set the general directions and policy for the Hawaii school to work opportunities system. Council placed within the department of education. Appropriation. ($$) -- HB2032 CD1 COMM REPT HSCR 426 (EDN) HSCR 730 (FIN) SSCR 1216 (EDU/ HRE/) SSCR 1498 (WAM) CCR 113 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE HB2060 HD1 SD1 CD1 (CCR 162) TITLE RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS BUDGET. INTRODCR Souki J (BR) (586-6100) DESCRIPT Appropriations to the office of Hawaiian affairs (OHA budget) for the 1997 - 1998 fiscal biennium. ($$) -- HB2060 CD1 COMM REPT HSCR 1092 (FIN) SSCR 1591 (WAM) CCR 162 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE HB2110 HD1 (HSCR 660) TITLE RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITY EXEMPTIONS FROM REAL PROPERTY TAXES. INTRODCR Souki J (BR) (586-6100) DESCRIPT Provides that a public utility shall annually file with the county in which the real property is situated, a claim for exemption in the manner and by such date as prescribed in the respective county, in order to secure an exemption of county real property taxes. -- HB2110 HD1 COMM REPT HSCR 660 (FIN) SSCR 1092 (CPI) SSCR 1797 (WAM) STATUS Apr=29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE HB2202 HD2 SD1 CD1 (CCR 14) TITLE RELATING TO CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANIES. INTRODCR Aiona S (586-9425) DESCRIPT Establishes a captive insurance administrator within the office of the insurance commissioner to assist the commissioner in monitoring the regulation, and development of captive insurance companies. Allows the commissioner to establish a captive insurance administrative fund into which shall be deposited taxes and fees on captive insurance companies. Allows the commissioner to appoint staff examiners, and administrative support personnel not subject to civil service and compensation provisions. Salaries to come from the fund. Annual reports to the legislature. -- HB2202 CD1 COMM REPT HSCR 589 (CPC) HSCR 1049 (FIN) SSCR 1051 (CPI) SSCR 1490 (WAM) CCR 14 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE HB2207 HD2 SD1 CD1 (CCR 116) TITLE RELATING TO THE PUBLIC LAND TRUST. INTRODCR Say C (586-6200) DESCRIPT Establishes the interim amount of revenue to be derived from the public land trust. -- Establishes provision relating to the public land trust to require the department of land and natural resources to develop and maintain a comprehensive inventory and a map database of the lands comprising the public trust, to be used to facilitate the administration of the trust. Provides criteria. -- Progress and final reports to the legislature. Appropriation to the department of land and natural resources. Requires matching funds from the department of Hawaiian home lands and the office of Hawaiian affairs. ($$) -- HB2207 CD1 COMM REPT HSCR 602 (HAW) HSCR 1090 (FIN) SSCR 1118 (WLH) SSCR 1482 (WAM) CCR 116 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE HB2214 TITLE RELATING TO COFFEE CERTIFICATION. INTRODCR Jones M (586-8460) DESCRIPT Amends provision relating to fees for inspection and classification of agricultural commodities to allow the department of agriculture to contract with the US Department of Agriculture for obtaining the services of a supervising inspector employed by the federal department; and the establishment of a cooperative inspection service with the US government. Provides criteria. Allows any person having a financial interest in the inspected commodity to appeal to the department for a reinspection. -- Amends provision relating to prohibited acts to prohibit the shipping of Hawaii grown green coffee beans outside the area of their geographic origin unless they have been inspected and certified. Appropriation. ($$) -- HB2214 COMM REPT HSCR 369 (AGR) HSCR 807 (FIN) SSCR 968 (ECD) SSCR 1804 (WAM) STATUS Apr=29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE HB2234 HD1 SD1 CD1 (CCR 104) TITLE RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII. INTRODCR Takai K (586-8455) DESCRIPT Prohibits the governor or the director of finance from reducing any budget request or allotment to the university of Hawaii below amounts appropriated by the legislature unless the university requests such a reduction. -- Changes the beginning date when the university was to formulate the general fund budget appropriations for the university of Hawaii from fiscal year 1997 - 1998 to 1999 - 2000. -- HB2234 CD1 COMM REPT HSCR 531 (HED) HSCR 823 (FIN) SSCR 1178 (EDU) SSCR 1499 (WAM) CCR 104 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE HB2238 HD2 (HSCR 692) TITLE RELATING TO STATE PARKS. INTRODCR Case E (586-8475) DESCRIPT Establishes acquire a park program to advertise proposed state park land and encourage public contributions. Provides an income tax deduction for cash contributions to the department of land and natural resources for state park acquisition by condemnation of private lands. Establishes in the State treasury the park acquisition trust fund. -- HB2238 HD2 COMM REPT HSCR 444 (WLU) HSCR 692 (FIN) SSCR 946 (ECD) SSCR 1805 (WAM) STATUS Apr=29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE HB2239 HD2 (HSCR 1051) TITLE RELATING TO UTILITY LINES. INTRODCR Case E (586-8475) DESCRIPT Requires the public utilities commission to consider additional factors in making its determination to allow a public utility to place, construct, erect, or allow the construction of a new 138 kilovolt or greater high voltage transmission system. -- HB2239 HD2 COMM REPT HSCR 588 (CPC) HSCR 1051 (FIN) SSCR 1395 (CPI) STATUS Apr-14 97 Received by the Governor Apr-29 97 Approved by Governor (Act 95 1997) MEASURE HB2305 SD1 (SSCR 1551) TITLE RELATING TO FORGERY. INTRODCR Souki J (BR) (586-6100) DESCRIPT Amends provisions relating to forgery in the 1st and 2nd degrees to include fraudulently encoding the magnetic ink character recognition numbers. Requires the authority of issuing commercial establishment with regard to a written instrument. -- HB2305 SD1 COMM REPT HSCR 987 (JUD) SSCR 1551 (JDC) STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE HB2308 HD2 SD1 (SSCR 1559) TITLE RELATING TO PROBATE. INTRODCR Souki J (BR) (586-6100) DESCRIPT Amends provision relating to probate to define the decedent's ownership interest. -- Prohibits an individual under the age of 18 from serving as a personal representative. Requires the registrar to appoint a personal representative subject to qualifications and acceptance, if at least 120 hours have elapsed since the decedent's death. -- Provides that the trustee of an inter vivos trust shall not be required to register the trust, reveal the terms to beneficiaries, or account to beneficiaries during the life of the settlor unless otherwise directed by the settlor. -- Amends provision relating to petition to sell real property to require the personal representative or guardian to present a petition setting forth the condition of the estate to the court if required by the decedent's will, if demanded by a devisee in a testate probate proceeding, or by an heir in an intestate probate proceeding. -- Provides that, if the decedent is a minor, any parent who by clear and convincing evidence has failed to contribute to the minor's upbringing shall be deemed to have predeceased the decedent. -- Repeals provision relating to dowers. -- HB2308 SD1 COMM REPT HSCR 685 (JUD) HSCR 986 (JUD) SSCR 1559 (JDC) STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION


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