Saturday, April 3, 1999
Events centered around the 1999 Hawaii state Legislature.
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A calendar of Monday's hearings, to be held at the state Capitol, 415 S. Beretania St., unless noted:
Consumer Protection and Commerce, and Judiciary and Hawaiian AffairsRoom 325.
Bill prohibiting deception in awarding prizes in sweepstakes or drawings. Decision-making to follow, 6 p.m.,
Energy and Environmental ProtectionRoom 312.
Resolution requesting a University of Hawaii task force on environmental laws. Decision-making to follow, 9 a.m.
Bills offering health insurance coverage to part-time or temporary employees without employer expense and creating a task force on civil service. Decision-making to follow, 2 p.m. Bill providing tax incentives for high-tech companies. Decision-making to follow, 3 p.m. Bills on boating penalties, environmental laws and waste-water recycling. Decision-making to follow, 4 p.m.
Human Services and Housing, and HealthRoom 329
Resolution requesting the Department of Health to monitor all health care facilities for Year 2000 computer compliance. Decision-making to follow, 8:30 a.m.
Labor and Public EmploymentRoom 309
Resolutions on job discrimination, the elimination of a state and county holiday, and studying a joint Office of Hawaiian Affairs and Employees' Retirement System purchase of a Las Vegas casino. Decision-making to follow, 9 a.m.
Decision-making on resolution to study an all-traffic radio station and traffic hotline, 8:30 a.m.
Commerce and Consumer ProtectionRoom 016
Bills prohibiting unaccredited institutions from issuing degrees and a resolution for a study of Hawaii health care plans. Decision-making to follow, 9 a.m.
Economic DevelopmentRoom 224.
Governor's nominations for various state positions and a resolution to extend the Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame commission. Decision-making to follow, 1:30 p.m. Resolution for a task force on promoting cultural diversity. Decision-making to follow, 3:30 p.m.
Judiciary, and Health and Human ServicesBills protecting privacy of health care information, allowing individual control over medical care and prohibiting distribution of sample tobacco products and promotions in public areas or near schools. Decision-making to follow, 9 a.m., Room 229. Judiciary only: Briefing on the 1998 election recount, 2 p.m., Room 016.
Water, Land and Hawaiian AffairsRoom 225.
Resolution requesting the Office of Hawaiian Affairs to fund a historical sign for the King Kamehameha I statue, and a bill limiting the sale, trade or possession of shark fins. Decision-making to follow, 1 p.m.