Thursday, February 11, 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:
HOUSEHuman Services and Housing, Education, and Health: Bills on domestic violence, child and family care, and services for the medically underprivileged. Decision making to follow, 8:30 a.m., Room 329.
Judiciary and Hawaiian Affairs: Bill prohibiting state contracts with foreign entities convicted of fraud. Decision making to follow, 2 p.m., Room 325. Reconsideration of bills on financial disclosure requirements for state officials, moving the primary election to an earlier date and repealing exemptions from jury duty, 3 p.m., Room 325. Decision making on bills increasing judicial salaries and allowing county regulation of fireworks, 3:05 p.m., Room 325.
Labor and Public Employment: Bills making changes to the civil service system and establishing a task force to review Hawaii statutes on public employment. Decision making to follow, 8:30 a.m., Room 309.
Water and Land Use, and Energy and Environmental Protection: Bills on Barbers Point Naval Air Station redevelopment and Kakaako waterfront development. Decision making to follow, 8:30 a.m., Room 312.
SENATECommerce and Consumer Protection: Bills on captive insurance, the Hawaii Hurricane Relief Fund and insurance regulations. Decision making to follow, 9:30 a.m., Room 016.
Economic Development: Bills on hunting, boating, ocean programs and cleaning up the Ala Wai Canal. Decision making to follow, 1:30 p.m., Room 224.
Education and Technology: Bills on provisions and requirements for New Century Schools, charter schools and gender equity in school athletics. Decision making to follow, 1:30 p.m., Room 212.
Health and Human Services, and Judiciary: Bills on anatomical gifts, substance abuse and child neglect. Decision making to follow, 1:30 p.m., Room 229. Human Services only: Bills on privacy of health care information, prohibiting genetic testing requirements for long-term care insurance and requiring employers to accommodate smoking and nonsmoking employees. Decision making to follow, 3 p.m., Room 229.
Water, Land and Hawaiian Affairs, and Education and Technology: Bills funding Hawaiian language programs and Native Hawaiian education. Decision making to follow, 4 p.m., Room 225. Water, Land and Hawaiian Affairs only: Bills on criteria for Hawaiian Home Lands claims, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs budget and public land trust proceeds, 1 p.m., Room 225.