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MEASURE SB0305 SD1 HD1 (HSCR 1214) TITLE RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE. INTRODCR Matsunaga M (586-7100) DESCRIPT Amends provision relating to promoting child abuse in the 1st and 2nd degrees to add definition of community standards and lascivious; and to amend the definition of sexual conduct to include lascivious exhibition of the genital or pubic area of a minor. -- SB0305 HD1 COMM REPT SSCR 757 (JDC) HSCR 1214 (JUD) STATUS Apr-24 97 Received by the Governor ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0333 SD1 HD1 (HSCR 1215) TITLE RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. INTRODCR Matsunaga M (586-7100) DESCRIPT Amends provision relating to procedure in adult cases by prohibiting informal adjustment of domestic violence cases in family court. -- SB0333 HD1 COMM REPT SSCR 761 (JDC) HSCR 1215 (JUD) STATUS Apr-03 97 Received by the Governor Apr-14 97 Approved by Governor (Act 25 1997) MEASURE SB0373 HD1 CD1 (CCR 54) TITLE RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT. INTRODCR Levin A (BR) (586-6760) DESCRIPT Amends state water pollution control law to conform to federal requirements for water pollution and sludge permits. -- SB0373 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 689 (HEV) HSCR 1288 (EEP) HSCR 1634 (JUD) CCR 54 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0375 HD2 CD1 (CCR 96) TITLE RELATING TO SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT. INTRODCR Levin A (BR) (586-6760) DESCRIPT Increases the initial solid waste management surcharge from 25 cents to 35 cents per ton of solid waste. -- Amends definitions of inert fill material and solid waste under solid waste management law. Adds a penalty for illegal dumping of solid waste. -- SB0375 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 384 (HEV) SSCR 824 (WAM) HSCR 1301 (EEP) HSCR 1717 (FIN) CCR 96 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0377 SD2 HD2 CD1 (CCR 59) TITLE RELATING TO IMPAIRED DRIVERS. INTRODCR Levin A (586-6760) DESCRIPT Provides that, if a health care provider is providing medical care in a health care facility to any person involved in a motor vehicle accident and becomes aware as a result of a blood test that the alcohol content in the person's blood meets or exceeds the amount for driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor, the health care provider shall notify any law enforcement officer at the facility to investigate the accident. Grants the health care provider immunity from any civil liability. -- SB0377 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 81 (HEV) SSCR 775 (JDC) HSCR 1142 (HLT) HSCR 1589 (JUD) CCR 59 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0382 SD1 HD1 CD1 (CCR 66) TITLE RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER LICENSING. INTRODCR Tam R (586-6450) DESCRIPT Allows the examiner of drivers to waive the actual demonstration of ability to operate a motorcycle or motor scooter (road test) for any person who furnishes evidence of completion of a motorcycle or motor scooter education course, respectively, which is approved by the director of transportation. Requires the director to review the skill test included in all motorcycle and motor scooter education courses offered in the State to determine which courses the director shall approve to qualify for the waiver. Report to the legislature. -- SB0382 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 605 (TIA) HSCR 1195 (TRN) HSCR 1592 (JUD) CCR 66 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0426 SD1 HD2 CD1 (CCR 62) TITLE RELATING TO CULTURE. INTRODCR Ihara L (586-6250) DESCRIPT Establishes the culture and the arts revolving fund administered by the state foundation on culture and the arts to expand the potential for locally produced works and activities that may have sufficient commercial value to generate additional revenues to support cultural and art programs throughout the State. Requires that all revenues generated from the sale of goods and services, as well as any gifts, donations, fees collected, and grants from private persons be deposited into the fund. Limits annual fund expenditures to 50,000 dollars. Annual report to the legislature and the governor. -- Requires the department of land and natural resources to consult with the kahuna nui of the Mo'okini Heiau (mookini heiau) on all matters pertaining to physical improvements, alterations, and restorations, and on all cultural matters relating to the historical sites within the Kohala historical sites state monument. -- SB0426 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 19 (EDU) SSCR 875 (WAM) HSCR 1244 (CAR) HSCR 1582 (FIN) CCR 62 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0512 SD2 HD2 CD1 (CCR 52) TITLE RELATING TO PROFESSIONS AND VOCATIONS. INTRODCR Ihara L (586-6250) DESCRIPT Establishes provision relating to training replacement temporary license to allow for limited and temporary license for an out of state physician to substitute for a Hawaii physician attending specialized training at an out of state fully accredited medical teaching institution. Provides criteria. -- Permits in person, mail, electronic, telephonic, fiber optic, or other telemedicine consultation with a licensed physician from another state. Requires the Hawaii licensed physician to retain control and remain responsible for the provision of care for the patient. -- SB0512 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 556 (CPI) SSCR 599 (CPI) HSCR 1257 (HLT) HSCR 1697 (CPC) CCR 52 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0538 SD3 HD1 (HSCR 1292) TITLE RELATING TO PUBLIC LIBRARIES. INTRODCR McCartney M (586-6910) DESCRIPT Requires the board of education to take steps possible in any outsourcing contract to ensure formal involvement by the state public service librarians in the selection of books and other library materials. Also provides that upon termination of the outsourcing contract the decisions regarding the selection of books and other resources on behalf of the state library system shall be performed internally by the librarians of the state library system. Allows the state librarian to contract with external sources for the purchase of books and other sources selected by the librarians. Makes the state librarian responsible for books or other resources acquired on behalf of the state library system. -- SB0538 HD1 COMM REPT SSCR 88 (EDU) SSCR 523 (EDU) SSCR 849 (WAM) HSCR 1292 (EDN) HSCR 1701 (FIN) STATUS Apr=29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0623 SD2 HD1 (HSCR 1664) TITLE RELATING TO STATE FUNDS. INTRODCR Ihara L (586-6250) DESCRIPT Authorizes the transfer from the state highway fund of moneys by the director of transportation in excess of 130 per cent instead of 150 per cent of the requirements for the ensuing 12 months for the fund. Transfers funds from the highway fund to the state general fund. Transfers funds from the homes revolving fund to the general fund. -- SB0623 HD1 COMM REPT SSCR 557 (WAM) SSCR 915 (WAM) HSCR 1664 (FIN) STATUS Apr=29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0633 SD2 HD2 CD1 (CCR 70) TITLE RELATING TO BED AND BREAKFAST OPERATIONS. INTRODCR Fernandes Salling L (586-6850) DESCRIPT Authorizes the Kauai planning commission to approve the establishment of bed and breakfast operations on agricultural lands. Provides criteria. Authority to lapse June 30, 2000 (sunset). -- SB0633 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 54 (ECD/ TIA/) SSCR 666 (WLH) HSCR 1167 (EDB) HSCR 1695 (WLU) CCR 70 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0647 SD1 HD2 CD1 (CCR 71) TITLE RELATING TO TORT LIABILITY. INTRODCR Baker R (586-6070) DESCRIPT Provides that an owner of land owes no duty of care to keep the premises safe for entry or use by others or to give any warning of a dangerous condition to persons entering for a purpose in response to a recreational user who requires assistance, including but not limited to rescue, medical care, or other form of assistance. -- SB0647 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 720 (JDC) HSCR 1125 (EDB) HSCR 1693 (JUD) CCR 71 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0653 SD2 HD2 (HSCR 1480) TITLE RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES. INTRODCR Baker R (586-6070) DESCRIPT Allows health care facilities to consider the record of a criminal conviction where the criminal offense is a relevant factor in determining the bona fide occupational qualifications for a position where an employee or prospective employee who has received an offer for employment is working in close proximity to patients. Act to be repealed June 30, 1999 (sunset). -- SB0653 HD2 COMM REPT SSCR 547 (HRE) SSCR 735 (JDC) HSCR 1152 (HLT/ HSH/) COMM REPT HSCR 1480 (JUD) STATUS Apr-28 97 Received by the Governor ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0656 SD1 HD3 CD1 (CCR 81) TITLE RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH AND ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS. INTRODCR Baker R (586-6070) DESCRIPT Amends mental health, alcohol, and drug abuse treatment insurance provisions to allow treatment by clinical social workers. -- SB0656 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 561 (CPI) HSCR 1164 (HLT) HSCR 1272 (CPC) HSCR 1689 (FIN) CCR 81 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION
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