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Requested by the 2006 Session

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2006 Legislation
Bureau Report No.
Description
Bureau Title
Fact
Sheet
Section 14, Act 180,
(SLH 2006)
No.5, 2006
prepare legislation to amend specified sections of the Hawaii Revised Statutes that currently reference the repealed chapter 201G, or any of its various sections, and to propose substitutions to the new chapters 201H and 356D,
Clarifying Statutory References In State Housing Agency Laws. (PDF, 208 kB)
fact
sheet
 
Act 267,
(SLH 2006)
No.3, 2007
to identify and consult with governmental agencies and stakeholders in the agricultural industry to identify the necessary elements to be included in the Hawaii agribusiness plan and to obtain suggestions to improve the Agribusiness Development Corporation
Agribusiness Development Corporation: Revisited . (PDF, 248 kB)
 
SCR 13
(SLH 2006)
No.1, 2007
briefly survey what other states are doing in three work-family policy areas: family leave and medical leave, caregiver support, and child care
Selected Issues In Work-Family Policy; A Brief Overview. (PDF, 1.7MB)

fact
sheet
 
SCR 55
(2006)
No.4, 2006
examine how other states, such as Indiana, are addressing the issue of reclassifying a variable annuity contract as insurance rather than as a security.
Variable Annuity Contracts Under State Statutes Relating To Securities And To Insurance . (PDF, 352 kB)
fact
sheet
 
SCR 77, SD2, HD1,
(2006)
No.6, 2006
conduct two separate studies of recommended procedures that will ensure that state-funded health care payments adequately reimburse providers who provide services for Medicaid or QUEST recipients and for injured employees under workers compensation insurance for the actual cost of health care services.
Medicaid And Quest Provider Payment And Reimbursement Rates. (PDF, 3.7MB)

fact
sheet
 
SCR 77, HD1
(2006)
No.5, 2007
study reimbursements under the workers' compensation fee schedules. Second study, reported to 2008 Legislature.
Workers' Compensation Fee Schedules, Maximum Allowable Fees, And Comparative Reimbursements. (PDF, 1MB)

fact
sheet
 
SCR 98, HD1,
(2006)
No.3, 2006
summarize and discuss specific state laws relating to development permitting in areas subject to rockslides; examine relevant precedents in tort law and relevant ordinances, regulations, and policies of the counties in the State that address permitting for developments in areas subject to / \- and landslides
Rockslides: An Examination Of Legislation In Different States. (PDF, 1.8MB)

fact
sheet
 
SCR 113, SD1,
(2006)
No.2, 2007
study the issue of authorizing certain psychologists to prescribe psychotropic medications to mental health patients while practicing in federally qualified health centers, or community health centers
Prescriptive Authority For Psychologists: Issues And Considerations. (PDF, 1.3MB)

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sheet
 

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