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Events centered around the 1999 Hawaii state Legislature.
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Monday, February 1, 1999


A calendar of tomorrow's hearings -- to be held at the state Capitol, 415 S. Beretania St., unless noted:


Bullet Finance: Briefing on the Employees' Retirement System, 1:30 p.m., Room 308. Briefing on the Hawaii Public Employees' Health Fund, 3 p.m., Room 308.

Bullet Health: Bills protecting privacy of health care information, clarifying the information medical providers are required to give patients for informed consent and starting a pilot program expanding workdays for school health aides. Decision making to follow, 8:30 a.m., Room 329.

Bullet Labor and Public Employment: Bills relating to the Employees' Retirement System and health fund. Decision making to follow, 8:30 a.m., Room 309.

Bullet Tourism: Bills authorizing Department of Land and Natural Resources property leases with the Banyan Drive resort area, and funding assistance to bring the America's Cup Yacht Race to Hawaii. Decision making to follow, 9 a.m., Room 325.

Bullet Water and Land Use: Bills declaring government not liable for injuries occurring on unimproved public property, and establishing a five-year permit coordination pilot program for developments in Waikiki. Decision making to follow, 9 a.m., Room 312.


Bullet Government Operations and Housing: Bills requiring state government to purchase Hawaii-grown produce and Hawaii services, reducing the cost of copying government records, and requiring the state auditor to review all state and county audit contracts. Decision making to follow, 1:30 p.m., Room 224.

Bullet Judiciary: Bills enhancing criminal penalties for hate crimes, requiring tobacco manufacturers not part of the state's settlement to deposit funds to pay judgments on claims against them, and limiting compensation awarded to trustees of charitable trusts. Decision making to follow, 9 a.m., Room 229.

Bullet Labor and Consumer Protection: Briefing on the Hawaii Employers Mutual Insurance Co., and bills relating to workers compensation and appropriations for collective-bargaining cost items. Decision making to follow, 1 p.m., Room 225.

Bullet Transportation and Intergovernmental Affairs: Bills relating to elections by mail, toughening penalties for underage violations of liquor laws and prohibiting the use of social security numbers for identification. Decision making to follow, 1 p.m., Room 212.

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