Tuesday, February 2, 1999
Events centered around the 1999 Hawaii state Legislature.
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A calendar of tomorrow's hearings -- to be held at the state Capitol, 415 S. Beretania St., unless noted. Hearings marked with an asterisk (*) will air live on Oceanic 52, TCI Cable 52.
HOUSEAgriculture: Bills promoting Hawaii agricultural products and funding agricultural research and development projects. Decision making to follow, 8:30 a.m., Room 325.
Consumer Protection: Bills on the conveyance tax, time-sharing plans and real estate broker requirements. Decision making to follow, 2 p.m., Room 325.
Higher Education, and Education: Bills on teacher training and higher education outreach programs. Decision making to follow, 2 p.m., Room 309.
Human Services and Housing, and Health: Bills on long-term care insurance standards, adult residential care and requiring development assessments for 3-year-olds. Decision making to follow, 8:30 a.m., Room 329.
Ocean Recreation and Marine Resources: Bills on aquatic resource regulations, aquatic food labeling and water thrill craft requirements. Decision making to follow, 8:30 a.m., Room 312.
Transportation: Bills funding a Department of Transportation system to update people on current traffic and road conditions, and allowing school buses to use zipper lanes. Decision making to follow, 8:30 a.m., Room 309.
SENATEConsumer Protection, and Education and Technology: Bills on Employees Retirement System, retirement benefits for UH athletic coaches, and UH Optional Retirement System. Decision making to follow, 9 a.m., Room 016.
Economic Development: Bills on brown tree snake prevention, agricultural loans and building an agricultural subdivision in the Big Island's Hamakua district. Decision making to follow, 1:30 p.m., Room 224.
Education and Technology: Bills funding Year 2000 compliance for state computer systems, extending the state librarian's authority to handle vacant and temporary positions, and providing attorney general services to the University of Hawaii. Decision making to follow, 1:30 p.m., Room 212.
Health and Human Services, and Consumer Protection*: Bill on long-term care insurance policy standards. Decision making to follow, 2 p.m., Room 229. Health and Human Services only. Bills on adult residential care regulations, long-term care and dependent adult abuse. Decision making to follow, 3 p.m., Room 229.
Judiciary: Bills setting penalties for providing deadly weapons to minors, repealing ban on nonresident aliens bringing firearms into the state and making coercion into prostitution a civil cause of action for damages. Decision making to follow, 9 a.m., Room 229.
Ways and Means: Bills on performance-based budgeting for state government agencies, limiting the modification of the governor's budgetary allotments and requiring legislators to disclose publications produced with legislative allowance funds. Decision making to follow, 9 a.m., Room 211.