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MEASURE SB0717 SD2 HD2 CD1 (CCR 98) TITLE RELATING TO PARENT EDUCATION FOR SEPARATING PARTIES. INTRODCR Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870) DESCRIPT Establishes a parent education special account to be funded by a surcharge of 35 dollars for each party on filing fees for a divorce, annulment, or separation action. Requires the account to be used by the judiciary for the education of parents involved in a separation. Annual report to the legislature. Appropriation. ($$) -- SB0717 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 443 (JDC) SSCR 872 (WAM) HSCR 1295 (JUD) HSCR 1690 (FIN) CCR 98 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0718 HD1 CD1 (CCR 72) TITLE RELATING TO PRE-SENTENCE DIAGNOSIS AND REPORT. INTRODCR Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870) DESCRIPT Provides exceptions to the requirement that the court order a pre sentence diagnosis and report. Provides criteria. -- SB0718 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 741 (JDC) HSCR 1650 (JUD) CCR 72 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0727 SD2 HD1 (HSCR 1638) TITLE RELATING TO THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES HEALTH FUND. INTRODCR Mizuguchi N (BR) (586-6870) DESCRIPT Amends provision relating to the public employees health fund to allow the fund to be used to stabilize health benefits plan or long term care benefits plan rates, and other expenses with legislative approval. Requires any rate credits or reimbursements in excess of funds used for the above purpose to be returned to the appropriate State or county fund. Provides criteria. -- SB0727 HD1 COMM REPT SSCR 487 (HRE) SSCR 837 (WAM) HSCR 1275 (LAB) HSCR 1638 (FIN) STATUS Apr=29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0817 SD1 HD1 CD1 (CCR 87) TITLE RELATING TO EDUCATION. INTRODCR Chumbley A (586-6030) DESCRIPT Requires the board of education to establish guidelines to foster volunteer relationships between public school students and service providers. -- SB0817 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 651 (EDU) HSCR 1590 (EDN) CCR 87 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0818 SD1 HD1 (HSCR 1620) TITLE RELATING TO TRADEMARK COUNTERFEITING. INTRODCR Chumbley A (586-6030) DESCRIPT Establishes the crime of trademark counterfeiting and makes it a class C felony for which forfeiture of property is authorized. -- SB0818 HD1 COMM REPT SSCR 197 (CPI) SSCR 759 (JDC) HSCR 1620 (CPC/ JUD/) STATUS Apr-24 97 Received by the Governor ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0823 SD1 HD1 (HSCR 1218) TITLE RELATING TO FIREARMS. INTRODCR Chumbley A (586-6030) DESCRIPT Amends provision relating to permits to acquire to allow an heir or legatee to transfer a firearm directly to a dealer licensed under firearms law or by the US Department of Treasury without complying with permit to acquire requirements. Provides criteria. -- SB0823 HD1 COMM REPT SSCR 696 (JDC) HSCR 1218 (JUD) STATUS Apr-24 97 Received by the Governor ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0835 SD1 HD1 CD1 (CCR 60) TITLE RELATING TO PHYSICIANS. INTRODCR Matsunaga M (586-7100) DESCRIPT Amends provision relating to proceedings and records of peer review committees and quality assurance committees to extend peer review protection to physicians in a managed care organization. Adds definitions of licensed health maintenance organization, peer review committee, preferred provider organization, and preferred provider network. -- SB0835 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 94 (HEV) SSCR 590 (CPI) HSCR 1203 (HLT) HSCR 1705 (CPC) COMM REPT CCR 60 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0843 SD1 HD2 (HSCR 1639) TITLE RELATING TO SMALL BUSINESS TAXATION. INTRODCR Matsunaga M (586-7100) DESCRIPT Provides a small business income tax credit for any small business equal to the amount paid by the taxpayer to the US Small Business Administration as a guaranty fee pursuant to the obtaining of guaranteed financing for the 1st time. Act to take effect when the federal income tax credit for small businesses becomes effective and shall be repealed 3 years after (sunset). -- SB0843 HD2 COMM REPT SSCR 57 (ECD) SSCR 808 (WAM) HSCR 1168 (EDB) HSCR 1639 (FIN) STATUS Apr=29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0846 SD1 HD2 (HSCR 1629) TITLE RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES. INTRODCR Matsunaga M (586-7100) DESCRIPT Allows department of public safety temporary emergency powers to add controlled substances to schedules. Provides for automatic forfeiture of registrations for failures to renew registrations or pay for fees. Allows physicians to dispense scheduled narcotic drugs as an incident to treatment of conditions other than addiction. Specifies procedures and requirements for the partial filling of controlled substance prescriptions. Prohibits unauthorized use of prescription forms. -- SB0846 HD2 COMM REPT SSCR 388 (HEV) SSCR 769 (JDC) HSCR 1227 (HLT) HSCR 1629 (CPC/ JUD/) STATUS Apr=29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0870 SD2 HD2 CD1 (CCR 88) TITLE RELATING TO PICKUP TRUCKS. INTRODCR Kawamoto C (586-6970) DESCRIPT Prohibits operator of a pickup truck from operating a vehicle with any passenger 12 years of age or younger in the bed or load carrying area of the vehicle. Exemptions and penalty. -- Increases the gross vehicle weight rating for pickup trucks from 10,000 pounds to 11,000 pounds. -- SB0870 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 278 (TIA) SSCR 753 (JDC) HSCR 1201 (TRN) HSCR 1643 (JUD) CCR 88 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0910 SD1 (SSCR 558) TITLE RELATING TO PROCUREMENT. INTRODCR Ige M (586-9405) DESCRIPT Amends number of persons review committee for professional services recommends to head of purchasing agency to a minimum of 3 persons. -- SB0910 SD1 COMM REPT SSCR 558 (GOH) HSCR 1329 (FIN) STATUS Mar-27 97 Received by the Governor Apr-14 97 Approved by Governor (Act 21 1997) MEASURE SB0927 SD1 HD2 CD1 (CCR 100) TITLE RELATING TO TAXATION. INTRODCR Fernandes Salling L (586-6850) DESCRIPT Increases tax on cigarettes from 3 cents to 4 cents after August 31, 1997 and to 5 cents after June 30, 1998. -- SB0927 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 801 (WAM) HSCR 1207 (HLT) HSCR 1584 (FIN) CCR 100 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0938 SD1 HD1 (HSCR 1330) TITLE RELATING TO NONRESIDENT INCOME TAX. INTRODCR Fernandes Salling L (586-6850) DESCRIPT Establishes that there shall be imposed on the entire taxable income of every nonresident or part year resident which is derived from sources in this State a tax which shall be equal to the tax as a resident. -- SB0938 HD1 COMM REPT SSCR 819 (WAM) HSCR 1330 (FIN) STATUS Apr=29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0952 SD1 HD1 (HSCR 1669) TITLE RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION. INTRODCR Ige D (586-6230) DESCRIPT Establishes assistive technology warranty law. Requires manufacturer who sells or leases a new assistive device to a consumer to furnish the consumer with a written warranty under which the manufacturer warrants that the assistive device is fit for the ordinary purposes for which the device is used. Requires manufacturer directly or through its agent to repair or reimburse a consumer for the reasonable costs of repairing any nonconformity in an assistive device. Assistive device includes devices used for major life activity like mobility, vision, hearing, speech, communication, maneuvering, and manipulation of a person's environment. -- SB0952 HD1 COMM REPT SSCR 792 (CPI) HSCR 1669 (CPC) STATUS Apr-24 97 Received by the Governor ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0958 TITLE RELATING TO THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE. INTRODCR Ige D (586-6230) DESCRIPT Makes housekeeping amendments to the uniform commercial code to bring it up to date. -- SB0958 COMM REPT SSCR 72 (CPI) HSCR 1610 (CPC) STATUS Apr-08 97 Received by the Governor Apr-22 97 Approved by Governor (Act 32 1997) MEASURE SB0959 HD1 (HSCR 1216) TITLE RELATING TO THE UNIFORM PRUDENT INVESTOR ACT. INTRODCR Ige D (586-6230) DESCRIPT Establishes Hawaii uniform prudent investor act. Requires a trustee who invests and manages trust assets to comply with the prudent investor rule. Establishes provisions relating to standard of care, diversification, duties at inception of trusteeship, loyalty, impartiality, investment costs, reviewing compliance, and delegation of investment and management functions. Provides criteria. -- SB0959 HD1 COMM REPT SSCR 73 (CPI) HSCR 1216 (JUD) STATUS Apr-03 97 Received by the Governor Apr-14 97 Approved by Governor (Act 26 1997) MEASURE SB0969 HD2 (HSCR 1691) TITLE RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII. INTRODCR Ige D (586-6230) DESCRIPT Increases the limits on parking fines the board of regents of the university of Hawaii may impose from 25 dollars to 100 dollars. -- SB0969 HD2 COMM REPT SSCR 21 (EDU) SSCR 881 (WAM) HSCR 1134 (HED) HSCR 1294 (JUD) HSCR 1691 (FIN) STATUS Apr-24 97 Received by the Governor ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0985 SD1 (SSCR 150) TITLE RELATING TO THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE. INTRODCR Ige D (586-6230) DESCRIPT Establishes within the uniform commercial code a new article regarding investment securities. -- SB0985 SD1 COMM REPT SSCR 150 (CPI) HSCR 1603 (CPC) STATUS Apr-08 97 Received by the Governor Apr-22 97 Approved by Governor (Act 33 1997) MEASURE SB0986 SD1 HD1 CD1 (CCR 73) TITLE RELATING TO NONCONSENSUAL COMMON LAW LIENS. INTRODCR Chumbley A (586-6030) DESCRIPT Amends the nonconsensual common law liens law to add the definition of party in interest, and amends the definitions of lien, lien claimant, and nonconsensual common law lien. -- Requires that, if the circuit court finds the purported lien invalid, the lien shall be voided from its inception, and provides for awards to the prevailing party. Provides for injunctive relief against the lien claimant if the court finds the purported lien is frivolous. -- SB0986 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 703 (JDC) HSCR 1183 (JUD) CCR 73 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0989 SD1 HD1 CD1 (CCR 74) TITLE RELATING TO TORTS. INTRODCR Chumbley A (586-6030) DESCRIPT Provides that any person who enters school grounds for the purpose of committing or attempting to commit an offense against property rights is deemed to assume the risk of liability for any injuries or death resulting from the person's use of the school's grounds, facilities, or equipment. Also provides that the assumption of risk shall not apply if the person who enters school grounds suffers injury or death as a result of gross negligence, or wilful, or wanton misconduct on the part of the State. -- SB0989 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 714 (JDC) HSCR 1398 (JUD) CCR 74 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION MEASURE SB0991 SD2 HD2 CD1 (CCR 67) TITLE RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY. INTRODCR Chumbley A (586-6030) DESCRIPT Establishes revocation of the privilege to drive a motor vehicle upon refusal to submit to testing for driving under the influence of drugs. Requires affidavit by the arresting officer for refusal. Allows hearing before a district judge. Provides that results reflecting the presence of drugs or metabolic products obtained from a blood or urine specimen under traffic safety provisions shall not be admissible evidence in proceedings brought under controlled substances or offense against public health provisions. -- Changes the implied consent of drivers of motor vehicles to submit to testing to determine alcohol content of blood to include blood or urine tests to determine alcohol concentration or drug content. -- Allows roadblocks for drug control. -- Changes mandatory testing in the event of a collision resulting in injury or death to include urine tests and tests for influence of drugs. -- Requires the department of health to establish and administer a statewide program relating to chemical testing of blood to determine alcohol content or drug content for highway safety, traffic safety, and traffic code provisions. Requires consultation with the county police chiefs and the department of the attorney general. -- SB0991 CD1 COMM REPT SSCR 279 (TIA) SSCR 774 (JDC) HSCR 1196 (TRN) HSCR 1569 (JUD) COMM REPT CCR 67 STATUS Apr-29 97 Passed Legislature ------ -- PENDING FURTHER ACTION
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