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Tuesday, March 30, 1999

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


Agriculture, Energy and Environmental Protection, and Economic Development:

Resolutions to study the use of industrial hemp and urging privatization of animal quarantine. Decision-making to follow, 8:30 a.m., Room 325. Energy only: Resolution to ease global warming via forestry. Decision-making to follow, 9:30 a.m., Room 312.

Consumer Protection and Commerce:

Resolutions on religious and cultural counseling in health care and studying mandatory health insurance coverage for mental health and substance abuse. Decision-making to follow, 2 p.m., Room 325.


Bills providing agricultural loans to qualified farmers and continuing current management of the state aquarium. Decision-making to follow, 2 p.m., Room 308. Bills regulating real estate brokers and health insurers, and reducing certain licensing and registration requirements for foreign lenders. Decision-making to follow, 3 p.m., Room 308. Bills increasing jury service and mileage fees, and allowing county regulation of non-aerial, common fireworks through permits. Decision-making to follow, 4:30 p.m., Room 308.

Ocean Recreation and Marine Resources:

Resolutions requesting a task force to coordinate a public and private sector program for fisheries and reefs. Decision-making to follow, 8:30 a.m., Room 312.


Resolutions to study new routes for the Honolulu Marathon and using tour buses for student transport. 8:30 a.m., Room 309.


Commerce and Consumer Protection:

Decision-making on bills providing health insurance coverage for mammograms and enhancing supervision of travel agencies operating charter tours, 9 a.m., Room 016.

Education and Technology, and Water, Land and Hawaiian Affairs:

Resolution to relocate the Queen Lili'uokalani statue to Iolani Palace grounds. Decision-making to follow, 4 p.m., Room 225. Education only: Resolution asking University of Hawaii to provide research aid to Bishop Museum and reconsideration of a bill to make hula the official dance of Hawaii. Decision-making to follow, 1 p.m., Room 212. Water, and Economic Development: Resolution to develop state plan on ocean and coastal resources. Decision-making to follow, 1 p.m., Room 225. Water, and Health and Human Services: Resolution urging Office of Hawaiian Affairs to provide services to homeless Hawaiians. Decision-making to follow, 2 p.m., Room 225.

Economic Development, and Health and Human Services:

Resolution to study the development of a state medicinal herb industry. Decision-making to follow, 1:30 p.m., Room 224. Economic Development only: Resolutions on boat ramps and requesting a hunting license category for foreign hunters. Decision-making to follow, 2 p.m., Room 224. Health only: Resolutions on services for the deaf and developmentally disabled. Decision-making to follow, 3:30 p.m., Room 229. Health, and Education: Resolutions to reduce needle injuries among health care workers and studying a requirement for school children to wear protective sun screen headgear. Decision-making to follow, 6 p.m., Room 229.

Labor and Environment, and Health and Human Services:

Resolution for state law on employing severely handicapped workers. 2:30 p.m., Room 229.

Judiciary, and Ways and Means:

Resolutions on medicinal marijuana, creating oversight committee on state prisons and safety, and requesting a comparative study between Hawaii's election system and those of other states. Decision-making to follow, 9 a.m., Room 229. Ways and Means only: Decision-making on bills regarding gender equity in school sports, allowing the Board of Education to designate the starting age for children, 9 a.m., Room 211.

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