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Hearings notices for both House and Senate measures in all committees:

Hearing

”Date Time Bill Number Measure Title Committee”

3/25/03 8:30 AM HCR39 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO INVESTIGATE AND COMPILE DATA ON THE USE AND EFFECTS OF EPHEDRA ON HUMANS. HLT

3/25/03 8:30 AM HCR40 DECLARING THAT IT IS THE POLICY OF THE LEGISLATURE THAT SMOKING SHALL NOT BE PERMITTED IN THE STATE CAPITOL BUILDING IN ITS ENTIRETY. HLT

3/25/03 8:30 AM HCR70 REQUESTING A MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE DENTAL HEALTH DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH. HLT

3/25/03 8:30 AM HCR71 REQUESTING AN AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH’S QUALITY ASSURANCE FOR PROVIDERS OF SERVICES TO THE DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED AND TO RECOMMEND A LEVEL OF BUDGET FUNDING TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL MANDATES. HLT

3/25/03 8:30 AM HCR100 REQUESTING INCREASED FEDERAL FUNDING FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT PROGRAMS. HLT

3/25/03 8:30 AM HCR153 REQUESTING AN ACTUARIAL STUDY ON HEALTH INSURANCE PARITY FOR THE TREATMENT OF ALCOHOL DEPENDENCY AND DRUG DEPENDENCY. HLT

3/25/03 8:30 AM HCR164 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO IMPLEMENT A PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL CAMPAIGN ON THE DANGERS OF CRYSTAL METHAMPHETAMINE. HLT

3/25/03 8:30 AM HCR213 EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR A WOMEN’S HEALTH PLATFORM THAT RECOGNIZES SERIOUS INEQUITIES IN THE HEALTH PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF WOMEN, AND CALLS FOR THE ELIMINATION OF THESE INEQUITIES TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH STATUS OF WOMEN IN HAWAII. HLT

3/25/03 8:30 AM HR128 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO IMPLEMENT A PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL CAMPAIGN ON THE DANGERS OF CRYSTAL METHAMPHETAMINE. HLT

3/25/03 8:30 AM HR165 EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR A WOMEN’S HEALTH PLATFORM THAT RECOGNIZES SERIOUS INEQUITIES IN THE HEALTH PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF WOMEN, AND CALLS FOR THE ELIMINATION OF THESE INEQUITIES TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH STATUS OF WOMEN IN HAWAII. HLT

”Date Time Bill Number Measure Title Committee”

3/25/03 8:45 AM HCR151 REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INTERIM TASK FORCE ON UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE. LAB/HLT

”Date Time Bill Number Measure Title Committee”

3/25/03 9:00 AM SCR31 REQUESTING THE HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF HAWAII TO INVESTIGATE AND QUANTIFY ECONOMIC DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE WORKING POOR AND FAMILIES ON PUBLIC ASSISTANCE IN FEDERAL LOW INCOME HOUSING. CPH

3/25/03 9:00 AM SCR62 REQUESTING A SUNRISE ANALYSIS OF THE REGULATION OF CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION MANAGERS. CPH

3/25/03 9:00 AM SCR89 REQUESTING A STUDY ON REAL PROPERTY LEASES. CPH

3/25/03 9:00 AM SCR95 REQUESTING A REVIEW CONCERNING THE REGULATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS OF PROFESSIONS AND VOCATIONS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS. CPH

3/25/03 9:00 AM SCR96 SUPPORTING THE HAWAII HOMEOWNERSHIP CENTER. CPH

3/25/03 9:00 AM SCR97 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL AUDITS. CPH

3/25/03 9:00 AM SR19 REQUESTING THE HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF HAWAII TO INVESTIGATE AND QUANTIFY ECONOMIC DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE WORKING POOR AND FAMILIES ON PUBLIC ASSISTANCE IN FEDERAL LOW INCOME HOUSING. CPH

3/25/03 9:00 AM SR63 REQUESTING A STUDY ON REAL PROPERTY LEASES. CPH

3/25/03 9:00 AM SR66 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL AUDITS. CPH

3/25/03 9:00 AM SCR75 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS THE CONTINUAL NEED AND UNMET DEMAND FOR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING FACILITIES ON OAHU. CPH/HMS

3/25/03 9:00 AM SR50 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS THE CONTINUAL NEED AND UNMET DEMAND FOR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING FACILITIES ON OAHU. CPH/HMS

3/25/03 9:00 AM SCR120 REQUESTING THE FORMATION OF A STATEWIDE IMPLEMENTATION PLAN FOR PUBLIC, EDUCATION, AND GOVERNMENT ACCESS TELEVISION. CPH/SAT

3/25/03 9:00 AM SR79 REQUESTING THE FORMATION OF A STATEWIDE IMPLEMENTATION PLAN FOR PUBLIC, EDUCATION, AND GOVERNMENT ACCESS TELEVISION. CPH/SAT

3/25/03 9:00 AM HCR110 REQUESTING THE CONSUMER ADVOCATE TO ASSIST IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF STANDARDIZED POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENTS TO REDUCE THE APPROVAL PROCESS TIME FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS. EEP

3/25/03 9:00 AM HCR115 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO INCLUDE IN ITS “RENEWABLE ENERGY RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, COMMERCIALIZATION, AND EXPORT PROMOTION PLAN FOR HAWAII”, A PLAN FOR THE ISSUANCE OF REVENUE BONDS OR OTHER FORMS OF REVENUE FINANCING FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS IN PUBLIC FACILITIES. EEP

3/25/03 9:00 AM HCR125 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO REVIEW THE FEASIBILITY OF HAWAII BECOMING A MEMBER OF THE CHICAGO CLIMATE EXCHANGE AND THE FEASIBILITY OF REQUIRING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH A RENEWABLE ENERGY CREDITS TRADING PROGRAM IN HAWAII. EEP

3/25/03 9:00 AM HCR172 REQUESTING THE CONSUMER ADVOCATE TO FORM AN AD HOC ADVISORY GROUP TO INVESTIGATE AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF STANDARD OFFER CONTRACTS AND STANDARDIZED INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENTS TO FACILITATE THE PURCHASE OF ELECTRICITY FROM RENEWABLE ENERGY PRODUCERS IN HAWAII. EEP

3/25/03 9:00 AM HR94 REQUESTING THE CONSUMER ADVOCATE TO ASSIST IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF STANDARDIZED POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENTS TO REDUCE THE APPROVAL PROCESS TIME FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS. EEP

3/25/03 9:00 AM HR100 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO INCLUDE IN ITS “RENEWABLE ENERGY RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, COMMERCIALIZATION, AND EXPORT PROMOTION PLAN FOR HAWAII”, A PLAN FOR THE ISSUANCE OF REVENUE BONDS OR OTHER FORMS OF REVENUE FINANCING FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS IN PUBLIC FACILITIES. EEP

3/25/03 9:00 AM HR136 REQUESTING THE CONSUMER ADVOCATE TO FORM AN AD HOC ADVISORY GROUP TO INVESTIGATE AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF STANDARD OFFER CONTRACTS AND STANDARDIZED INTERCONNECTION AGREEMENTS TO FACILITATE THE PURCHASE OF ELECTRICITY FROM RENEWABLE ENERGY PRODUCERS IN HAWAII. EEP

3/25/03 9:00 AM HCR183 REQUESTING THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO CONDUCT AN ANALYSIS OF ITS CURRENT EFFORTS TO DETERMINE TO WHAT EXTENT IT IS UTILIZING PROMISING ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES IN ITS DEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS. EEP/WLH

3/25/03 9:00 AM HR147 REQUESTING THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO CONDUCT AN ANALYSIS OF ITS CURRENT EFFORTS TO DETERMINE TO WHAT EXTENT IT IS UTILIZING PROMISING ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES IN ITS DEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS. EEP/WLH

3/25/03 9:00 AM HB192 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO ACCRETED LANDS. JHW

3/25/03 9:00 AM HB285 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE. JHW

3/25/03 9:00 AM HB287 HD3 SD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYEES. JHW

3/25/03 9:00 AM HB373 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO POLITICAL SPEECH. JHW

3/25/03 9:00 AM HB385 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE PREVENTION OF WORKPLACE VIOLENCE. JHW

3/25/03 9:00 AM HB1198 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO CHILD LABOR. JHW

3/25/03 9:00 AM HB1214 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC LAND LIABILITY. JHW

3/25/03 9:00 AM HCR43 REQUESTING THE EXPLORATION OF OPTIONS FOR REDESIGNING THE BENEFIT LEVELS OF “A” STATUS PLANS DEFINED UNDER HAWAII’S PREPAID HEALTH CARE ACT. LAB

3/25/03 9:00 AM HCR92 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, IN CONJUNCTION WITH HAWAII’S HEALTH PLANS, TO EXPLORE OPTIONS FOR PROVIDING MEDICAL SAVINGS ACCOUNTS AND HIGH DEDUCTIBLE HEALTH PLANS TO HAWAII’S BUSINESSES UNDER HAWAII’S PREPAID HEALTH CARE ACT. LAB

3/25/03 9:00 AM HCR93 REQUESTING A STUDY OF THE FEASIBILITY OF MEDICAL SAVINGS ACCOUNTS. LAB

3/25/03 9:00 AM HCR94 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A STUDY, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND THE EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM, TO DETERMINE THE EFFECTS OF ALLOWING EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS TO RETIRE AFTER TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF SERVICE. LAB

3/25/03 9:00 AM HCR95 REQUESTING THE EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF A DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PLAN BENEFIT FOR FIRE FIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS. LAB

3/25/03 9:00 AM HCR109 REQUESTING THE EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO REVIEW ITS INVESTMENT PRACTICES, DETERMINE WHETHER ANY INVESTMENTS ARE BEING MADE WITH COMPANIES BASED IN COUNTRIES THAT SUPPORT TERRORISM, AND RETHINK ITS INVESTMENT POLICIES REGARDING THESE COMPANIES. LAB

3/25/03 9:00 AM HCR182 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENTS OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND HEALTH TO CONDUCT A STUDY RELATING TO THE OCCUPATIONAL AND HEALTH RISKS OF COUNTY GARBAGE COLLECTION WORKERS. LAB

3/25/03 9:00 AM HCR180 REQUESTING THE RELOCATION OF THE QUEEN LILI’UOKALANI STATUE TO WASHINGTON PLACE. TAC

3/25/03 9:00 AM HCR219 SUPPORTING THE RESTORATION AND MAINTENANCE OF THE SANJU PAGODA IN NUUANU VALLEY. TAC

3/25/03 9:00 AM HR79 REQUESTING THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS TO COMMISSION A PORTRAIT TO HONOR CONGRESSWOMAN PATSY T. MINK. TAC

3/25/03 9:00 AM HR144 REQUESTING THE RELOCATION OF THE QUEEN LILI’UOKALANI STATUE TO WASHINGTON PLACE. TAC

3/25/03 9:00 AM HR171 SUPPORTING THE RESTORATION AND MAINTENANCE OF THE SANJU PAGODA IN NUUANU VALLEY. TAC

3/25/03 9:00 AM SCR24 REQUESTING HAWAII’S HOTELS TO PROVIDE FACILITIES FOR EMAIL AND INTERNET ACCESS FOR THEIR GUESTS. TAC

”Date Time Bill Number Measure Title Committee”

3/25/03 2:00 PM HCR7 HD1 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF PROPOSED MANDATORY HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR HEARING AID DEVICES AND SERVICES. LMG

3/25/03 2:00 PM HCR34 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT OF THE PERSONNEL PRACTICES OF THE KONA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL. LMG

3/25/03 2:00 PM HCR47 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO ASSIST AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE CONCERNING ESTABLISHING AN OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS. LMG

3/25/03 2:00 PM HCR83 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO DETERMINE REVENUE LOSS FROM CERTAIN ACTIVITIES IN THE STATE OF HAWAII. LMG

3/25/03 2:00 PM HCR96 CONTINUING THE JOINT SENATE-HOUSE INVESTIGATIVE COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE THE STATE’S EFFORTS TO COMPLY WITH THE FELIX CONSENT DECREE. LMG

3/25/03 2:00 PM HR37 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT OF THE PERSONNEL PRACTICES OF THE KONA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL. LMG

3/25/03 2:00 PM HR50 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO ASSIST AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE CONCERNING ESTABLISHING AN OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS. LMG

3/25/03 2:00 PM HR83 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO DETERMINE REVENUE LOSS FROM CERTAIN ACTIVITIES IN THE STATE OF HAWAII. LMG

”Date Time Bill Number Measure Title Committee”

3/25/03 2:45 PM SCR34 REQUESTING A MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE DENTAL HEALTH DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH. HTH

3/25/03 2:45 PM SCR48 REQUESTING AN AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH’S QUALITY ASSURANCE FOR PROVIDERS OF SERVICES TO THE DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED AND TO RECOMMEND A LEVEL OF BUDGET FUNDING TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL MANDATES. HTH

3/25/03 2:45 PM SCR64 REQUESTING A REVIEW OF THE IMPORTATION TO HAWAII OF TUNA PROCESSED WITH “TASTELESS SMOKE” OR CARBON MONOXIDE. HTH

3/25/03 2:45 PM SCR132 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO IMPLEMENT A PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL CAMPAIGN ON THE DANGERS OF CRYSTAL METHAMPHETAMINE. HTH

3/25/03 2:45 PM SR42 REQUESTING A REVIEW OF THE IMPORTATION TO HAWAII OF TUNA PROCESSED WITH “TASTELESS SMOKE” OR CARBON MONOXIDE. HTH

3/25/03 2:45 PM SR86 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO IMPLEMENT A PUBLIC EDUCATIONAL CAMPAIGN ON THE DANGERS OF CRYSTAL METHAMPHETAMINE. HTH

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