Thursday, March 18, 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:
HOUSECulture and the Arts, and Higher Education: Bill extending deadline for state aquarium shift to nonprofit management. Decision to follow, 1:45 p.m., Room 309.
Human Services and Housing, and Health: Bills designating New Century schools and making the presence of a minor during a crime a factor in court sentencing. Decision to follow, 8:30 a.m., Room 329.
Judiciary and Hawaiian Affairs, Public Safety, and Consumer Protection: Bills regulating the sale and use of laser pointers. Decision to follow, 2 p.m., Room 325. Judiciary only: Bill excluding officers convicted of domestic abuse from firearms law exemptions. Decision to follow, 2:30 p.m., Room 325. Bill reducing cost of copying government records. Decision to follow, 2:45 p.m., Room 325.
Labor and Public Employment: Bills promoting workplace breast feeding and allowing portable substance abuse tests for pre-employment purposes, 8:30 a.m., Room 309.
Tourism: Bill extending time frame for Convention Center authority. Decision to follow, 9 a.m., Room 325.
SENATECommerce and Consumer Protection, and Water, Land and Hawaiian Affairs: Bills on real estate broker requirements and certifying dietitians. Decision to follow, 10 a.m., Room 016. Water only: Bill making appropriations for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs budget. Decision to follow, 1 p.m., Room 225.
Education and Technology, and Economic Development: Bills creating a high-tech research park at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Decision to follow, 5 p.m., Room 212. Education only: Bills cutting tax revenue deposited into the state fund for improving educational facilities. Decision to follow, 2 p.m., Room 212. Economic Development only: Bills allowing private marinas and yacht clubs to dispose of abandoned vessels on their premises. Decision to follow, 1:30 p.m., Room 224.
Health and Human Services, and Education: Bills on child assessments and the Department of Health's peer education program. Decision to follow, 1 p.m., Room 212. Health only: Bills providing individuals control over medical care decisions and allowing people under 21 to participate in studies or law enforcement of liquor sales to minors. Decision to follow, 3:15 p.m., Room 229.