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					      BillNo/Introducer                         Title/Description                    History And Comments
. SB1499                        Measure Title : RELATING TO
                                CONDOMINIUMS.                                   Date
Introducer(s) : FUKUNAGA, Description : Requires condominium projects
Baker, Chun Oakland, Galuteria, or associations of apartment owners to submit
Wakai                           with their biennial registrations with the real
                                estate commission data on the number of
                                leasehold units in a project or association and
                                their appraised value
Current Referral :              http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                                /SB1499_.pdf                                    1/26/2011    S   Introduced.

. SB1500                        Measure Title : RELATING TO
                                ANATOMICAL GIFTS.                                  Date
Introducer(s) : FUKUNAGA,       Description : Requires a person to whom an
Baker, Chun Oakland             anatomical gift passes to accept the gift if it is
                                medically suitable for transplantation, therapy,
                                research, or education
Current Referral :              http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                                /SB1500_.pdf                                       1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1501                       Measure Title : RELATING TO
                               EDUCATION.                                      Date
Introducer(s) : KIDANI, Baker, Description : Requires the department of
Chun Oakland, Dela Cruz,       education to adopt the same internet use policy
Gabbard, Green, Hee, Ihara,    as used by the United States Department of
Kouchi, Nishihara, Ryan, Slom, Education
Tokuda
Current Referral :             http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                               /SB1501_.pdf                                    1/26/2011       S   Introduced.

. SB1502                       Measure Title : RELATING TO PUBLIC
                               EMPLOYMENT.                                     Date
Introducer(s) : KIDANI, CHUN Description : Prohibits a public official or
OAKLAND, RYAN, Baker,          public employee from appointing, employing,
Dela Cruz, Espero, Gabbard,    promoting, or advancing a relative within an
Ihara, Nishihara, Slom, Tokuda agency over which the public official or public
                               employee exercises control or the relative of
                               another public official or employee employed by
                               or exercising control over the same agency
Current Referral :             http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                               /SB1502_.pdf                                    1/26/2011       S   Introduced.
. SB1503                        Measure Title : RELATING TO SPECIAL
                                EDUCATION.                                         Date
Introducer(s) : KIDANI          Description : Changes terminology from
                                "exceptional child" to "student with a disability"
                                and clarifies criteria for designation; clarifies
                                definition of services auxiliary to education
                                required to be provided to students with a
                                disability; clarifies eligibility standards for
                                preschool students with a disability; clarifies
                                charter school duties toward children with a
                                disability; establishes certification criteria for
                                persons who provide interpreting services for
                                children who are deaf or hard of hearing and
                                certain students with a disability
Current Referral :              http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                                /SB1503_.pdf                                       1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1504                     Measure Title : RELATING TO
                             HIGHWAYS.                                          Date
Introducer(s) : KIDANI, DELA Description : Requires, effective 1/1/12, that all
CRUZ, ESPERO                 new lighting fixtures installed on public
                             highways to be fully or partially shielded, to
                             minimize glare and light pollution
Current Referral :           http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                             /SB1504_.pdf                                       1/26/2011      S   Introduced.

. SB1505                        Measure Title : RELATING TO
                                ACCRETED LANDS.                                   Date
Introducer(s) : KIDANI          Description : Repeals the provisions of law that
                                authorize only the State to register for or quiet
                                title to accreted lands along the ocean
Current Referral :              http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                                /SB1505_.pdf                                      1/26/2011    S   Introduced.

. SB1506                        Measure Title : RELATING TO HEALTH.
                                                                                 Date
Introducer(s) : GREEN           Description : Requires insurers to cover
                                childhood obesity as a billable provider
                                visitAppropriates funds for the distribution of
                                childhood obesity management instructional
                                toolkits to the State''s pediatriciansForms a
                                working group under the department of health to
                                assess the root cause of childhood obesity and
                                explore the areas of nutrition and preventative
                                care($)
Current Referral :              http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                                /SB1506_.pdf                                    1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1507                      Measure Title : RELATING TO
                              ACUPUNCTURE.                                      Date
Introducer(s) : GREEN, Baker, Description : Authorizes the Hawaii medical
Espero, Fukunaga, Nishihara,  board to regulate the practice of acupuncture by
Shimabukuro                   its licensees; repeals the authority of the board
                              of acupuncture to regulate the practice of
                              acupuncture by physicians, osteopathic
                              physicians, and physician''s assistants
Current Referral :            http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                              /SB1507_.pdf                                      1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1508                         Measure Title : RELATING TO HUMAN
                                 SERVICES AND HEALTH.                           Date
Introducer(s) : GREEN, CHUN Description : Appropriates additional funding
OAKLAND, IHARA,                  for the Kupuna Care programEffective 7/1/11($)
SHIMABUKURO, Baker,
Espero, Fukunaga, Ige, Nishihara

Current Referral :              http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                                /SB1508_.pdf                                    1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1509                        Measure Title : RELATING TO FORENSIC
                                MENTAL HEALTH EXAMINATION
                                REPORTS.                             Date
Introducer(s) : GREEN, CHUN    Description : Requires courts to give copies of
OAKLAND, ESPERO,               orders and mental health examination reports to
NISHIHARA,                     the director of health when defendant is
SHIMABUKURO, Fukunaga,         committed by court orderSpecifies that mental
Ige, Ihara                     health examination reports are confidential,
                               subject to certain exceptions

Current Referral :             http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                               /SB1509_.pdf                                    1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1510                    Measure Title : RELATING TO ADOPTION
                            RECORDS.                                        Date
Introducer(s) : GREEN, CHUN Description : Amends provisions of the code
OAKLAND, Baker, Espero,     relating to adoption records and the secrecy of
Fukunaga, Ihara, Nishihara, proceedings and records, allowing access to
Shimabukuro                 adoption records by parties to the proceedings
                            under certain circumstances
Current Referral :          http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                            /SB1510_.pdf                                    1/26/2011      S   Introduced.

. SB1511                       Measure Title : RELATING TO
                               AQUACULTURE.                                    Date
Introducer(s) : WAKAI          Description : Increases lease terms for
                               aquaculture operations from 35 to 65
                               yearsPermits aquaculture lessees in good
                               standing the right of first refusalAllows for
                               supportive aquaculture activities
Current Referral :             http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                               /SB1511_.pdf                                    1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1512                       Measure Title : RELATING TO THE
                               UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.                           Date
Introducer(s) : WAKAI,         Description : Reduces the minimum number of
Fukunaga, Nishihara, Slom      required annual meetings of the UH board of
                               regents
Current Referral :             http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                               /SB1512_.pdf                                    1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1513                       Measure Title : RELATING TO
                               AGRICULTURE.                                      Date
Introducer(s) : WAKAI,          Description : Eliminates the application fee and
SHIMABUKURO, Chun               license fees for milk producers, producer-
Oakland, Fukunaga, Galuteria,   distributors, and distributors
Ige, Kim, Slom
Current Referral :              http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                                /SB1513_.pdf                                    1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1514                        Measure Title : RELATING TO BUILDING
                                PERMITS.                                        Date
Introducer(s) : WAKAI,          Description : Exempts from the county building
Fukunaga, Galuteria, Ryan, Slom permit requirement construction of
                                nonresidential agricultural and aquacultural
                                structures on state lands and large privately-
                                owned land parcels leased for agricultural or
                                aquacultural operations
Current Referral :              http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                                /SB1514_.pdf                                    1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1515                        Measure Title : PROPOSING AN
                                AMENDMENT TO THE HAWAII
                                CONSTITUTION TO LIMIT THE ROLE
                                OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE
                                UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO
                                APPOINTING AND REMOVING THE
                                PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY, AND
                                RAISING FUNDS FOR THE UNIVERSITY.
                                                                                   Date
Introducer(s) : WAKAI,          Description : Proposes an amendment to the
Nishihara                       Hawaii constitution, to limit the role of the
                                board of regents of UH to appointing and
                                removing the president of the university, and
                                raising funds for the university(ConAm)
Current Referral :              http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                                /SB1515_.pdf                                    1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1516                        Measure Title : RELATING TO HEALTH
                                CARE ADMINISTRATIVE UNIFORMITY.
                                                                                   Date
Introducer(s) : FUKUNAGA    Description : Exempts collaboration among
                            managed care plans, health care providers, and
                            government agencies from state antitrust laws
                            when the collaboration is intended to adopt
                            uniform administrative procedures
Current Referral :          http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                            /SB1516_.pdf                                    1/26/2011      S   Introduced.

. SB1517                    Measure Title : RELATING TO
                            CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.                         Date
Introducer(s) : GALUTERIA   Description : Directs DPS to prepare
                            preliminary design and request for proposals for
                            the design, development, and operation of a
                            correctional treatment facility and to consider
                            the undeveloped portion on the existing Halawa
                            correctional facility as a possible site for the
                            facilityAppropriates funds($)
Current Referral :          http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                            /SB1517_.pdf                                     1/26/2011     S   Introduced.

. SB1518                    Measure Title : RELATING TO HISTORIC
                            PRESERVATION.                                      Date
Introducer(s) : GALUTERIA   Description : Clarifies litigation rights and
                            rights to attorney''s fees in litigation involving
                            historic preservation
Current Referral :          http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                            /SB1518_.pdf                                       1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1519                    Measure Title : RELATING TO
                            MORTGAGE LOAN ORIGINATORS.                      Date
Introducer(s) : GALUTERIA   Description : Amends Hawaii Revised Statues
                            regarding mortgage loan originators
Current Referral :          http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                            /SB1519_.pdf                                    1/26/2011      S   Introduced.

. SB1520                    Measure Title : RELATING TO
                            GOVERNMENT.                                      Date
Introducer(s) : HEE,        Description : Establishes procedures for state
GALUTERIA, KAHELE,          recognition of a first nation government($)
RYAN
Current Referral :          http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                            /SB1520_.pdf                                    1/26/2011      S   Introduced.
. SB1521               Measure Title : RELATING TO AQUATIC
                       RESOURCES.                                      Date
Introducer(s) : HEE    Description : Allows UH to use staff of DLNR
                       for security for coconut islandExempts Hawaii
                       marine laboratory refuge from obtaining permits
                       for repair and maintenance of facilities on
                       coconut island
Current Referral :     http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                       /SB1521_.pdf                                    1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1522               Measure Title : RELATING TO DOGS.                Date
Introducer(s) : HEE    Description : Enacts the large scale dog breeder
                       regulation Act to require a license and to
                       regulate large-scale dog breeding operations

Current Referral :     http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                       /SB1522_.pdf                                    1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1523               Measure Title : RELATING TO
                       WAIAHOLE AND WAIKANE VALLEYS.
                                                                           Date
Introducer(s) : HEE    Description : Transfers jurisdiction of Waiahole-
                       Waikane valley and leases therein from the
                       Hawaii housing finance and development
                       corporation to the Hawaii community
                       development authorityDesignates lands in
                       Waiahole valley as important agricultural lands

Current Referral :     http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                       /SB1523_.pdf                                    1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1524               Measure Title : RELATING TO CAPITAL
                       IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE
                       BENEFIT OF THE TWENTY-FIFTH
                       SENATORIAL DISTRICT.                            Date
Introducer(s) : RYAN   Description : Appropriates funds for capital
                       improvement projects in the twenty-fifth
                       senatorial district($)
Current Referral :     http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                       /SB1524_.pdf                                    1/26/2011   S   Introduced.
. SB1525                     Measure Title : RELATING TO UTILITIES.
                                                                             Date
Introducer(s) : RYAN, DELA   Description : Requires operators to notify
CRUZ                         excavators of the vertical depth of their
                             subsurface installations to the extent and degree
                             of accuracy that the information is available in
                             the operator''s records
Current Referral :           http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                             /SB1525_.pdf                                      1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1526                     Measure Title : RELATING TO VIOLENCE
                             AGAINST HEALTH CARE PERSONNEL.
                                                                             Date
Introducer(s) : RYAN (BR)    Description : Expands the existing law that
                             makes a person who is convicted of assaulting
                             an emergency medical services provider guilty
                             of assault in the second degree to include
                             assaults on medical service providers in
                             nonemergency settings
Current Referral :           http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                             /SB1526_.pdf                                    1/26/2011     S   Introduced.

. SB1527                     Measure Title : RELATING TO NATIVE
                             HAWAIIAN HEALERS.                                Date
Introducer(s) : RYAN (BR),   Description : Creates requirements for licensure
Galuteria, Kahele, Solomon   of native Hawaiian healers; Creates Board of
                             Native Hawaiian Healing to be administratively
                             attached to the Department of Commerce and
                             Consumer Affairs
Current Referral :           http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                             /SB1527_.pdf                                     1/26/2011    S   Introduced.

. SB1528                     Measure Title : RELATING TO
                             SHIPBOARD GAMING.                             Date
Introducer(s) : SOLOMON,     Description : Authorizes shipboard gaming on
Hee, Ryan                    vessels in state watersEstablishes the Hawaii
                             gaming board within DBEDT, an admission tax
                             and a wagering tax, and a gaming fund for the
                             deposit of fees, taxes, and fines($)

Current Referral :           http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                             /SB1528_.pdf                                    1/26/2011     S   Introduced.
. SB1529                   Measure Title : RELATING TO
                           CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.                         Date
Introducer(s) : SOLOMON,   Description : Directs DPS to prepare
DELA CRUZ                  preliminary design and request for proposals for
                           the design, development, and operation of a
                           correctional treatment facility and to consider
                           the undeveloped portion on the existing Halawa
                           correctional facility as a possible site for the
                           facilityAppropriates funds($)
Current Referral :         http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                           /SB1529_.pdf                                     1/26/2011     S   Introduced.

. SB1530                   Measure Title : RELATING TO PUBLIC
                           LANDS.                                          Date
Introducer(s) : SOLOMON,   Description : Authorizes BLNR to extend
DELA CRUZ                  leases of public lands for commercial, hotel,
                           resort, or industrial use upon approval of a
                           proposed development agreement to make
                           substantial improvements to the premises
Current Referral :         http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                           /SB1530_.pdf                                    1/26/2011      S   Introduced.

. SB1531                   Measure Title : RELATING TO CAPITAL
                           IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE
                           BENEFIT OF THE FIRST SENATORIAL
                           DISTRICT.                                       Date
Introducer(s) : SOLOMON,   Description : Appropriates funds for capital
Kahele                     improvement projects in the first senatorial
                           district
Current Referral :         http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                           /SB1531_.pdf                                    1/26/2011      S   Introduced.

. SB1532                   Measure Title : RELATING TO
                           TAXATION.                                          Date
Introducer(s) : SOLOMON,   Description : Repeals income, general excise,
Dela Cruz                  and other certain tax credits and exclusions, with
                           certain exemptions
Current Referral :         http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                           /SB1532_.pdf                                       1/26/2011   S   Introduced.
. SB1533                    Measure Title : RELATING TO CRUELTY
                            TO ANIMALS.                                     Date
Introducer(s) : SHIMABUKURO Description : Clarifies that peacocks are not
                            included as pests for purposes of the law on
                            cruelty to animals in the second degree
Current Referral :          http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                            /SB1533_.pdf                                    1/26/2011       S   Introduced.

. SB1534                       Measure Title : MAKING
                               APPROPRIATIONS FOR SALARY
                               INCREASES FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES.
                                                                               Date
Introducer(s) : TANIGUCHI      Description : Appropriates funds for fiscal
                               biennium 2011-2013 to fund members of
                               collective bargaining unit (2)
Current Referral :             http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                               /SB1534_.pdf                                    1/26/2011    S   Introduced.

. SB1535                       Measure Title : MAKING
                               APPROPRIATIONS FOR SALARY
                               INCREASES FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES.
                                                                               Date
Introducer(s) : TANIGUCHI      Description : Appropriates funds for fiscal
                               biennium 2011-2013 to fund members of
                               collective bargaining unit (3)($)
Current Referral :             http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                               /SB1535_.pdf                                    1/26/2011    S   Introduced.

. SB1536                       Measure Title : RELATING TO TRAFFIC
                               RECORDS.                                         Date
Introducer(s) : TANIGUCHI      Description : Authorizes the court to expunge
(BR)                           traffic records for moving violations that were
                               created under the wrong person''s name when
                               the person responsible for the record gave false
                               information to the officer issuing the notice of
                               violation
Current Referral :             http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                               /SB1536_.pdf                                     1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1537                       Measure Title : RELATING TO THE
                               HAWAII PUBLIC PROCUREMENT
                               CODE.                                           Date
Introducer(s) : TANIGUCHI   Description : Requires competitive bidding on
(BR)                        small purchases of construction contracts for
                            drilling and soil testing
Current Referral :          http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                            /SB1537_.pdf                                    1/26/2011        S   Introduced.

. SB1538                    Measure Title : RELATING TO HEALTH.
                                                                               Date
Introducer(s) : TOKUDA      Description : Directs the department of health
                            and state civil defense to report to the legislature
                            on progress in implementing the
                            recommendations of the statewide dialysis
                            emergency planAppropriates funds to upgrade
                            dialysis facilities and implement the plan($)
Current Referral :          http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                            /SB1538_.pdf                                         1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1539                    Measure Title : RELATING TO CAPITAL
                            IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE
                            BENEFIT OF THE TWENTY-FOURTH
                            SENATORIAL DISTRICT.                            Date
Introducer(s) : TOKUDA      Description : Appropriates funds for capital
                            improvement projects in the twenty-fourth
                            senatorial district
Current Referral :          http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                            /SB1539_.pdf                                    1/26/2011        S   Introduced.

. SB1540                    Measure Title : RELATING TO
                            TAXATION.                                        Date
Introducer(s) : IGE         Description : Requires a tax clearance before a
                            professional or vocational license may be issued
                            or renewedApplies to taxable years beginning
                            after December 31, 2012
Current Referral :          http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                            /SB1540_.pdf                                     1/26/2011       S   Introduced.
. SB1541                  Measure Title : MAKING
                          APPROPRIATIONS TO PROVIDE FOR
                          THE EXPENSES OF THE LEGISLATURE,
                          THE AUDITOR, THE LEGISLATIVE
                          REFERENCE BUREAU, THE
                          OMBUDSMAN, AND THE ETHICS
                          COMMISSION.                                     Date
Introducer(s) : IGE       Description : Appropriates funds to provide for
                          the expenses of the Legislature, Auditor,
                          Legislative Reference Bureau, Ombudsman, and
                          Ethics Commission
Current Referral :        http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                          /SB1541_.pdf                                    1/26/2011    S   Introduced.

. SB1542                  Measure Title : RELATING TO DOGS.                     Date
Introducer(s) : TSUTSUI   Description : Establishes an exemption to the
                          "two-bite" rule for the removal or destruction of
                          a dog by allowing a court to order the removal
                          or destruction of a dog which has only bitten a
                          human being once when the injury caused by
                          that one bite is so severe that it results in serious
                          bodily injury to the human being regardless of
                          whether the bite was unprovoked

Current Referral :        http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                          /SB1542_.pdf                                    1/26/2011    S   Introduced.

. SB1543                  Measure Title : RELATING TO
                          ELECTIONS.                                          Date
Introducer(s) : TSUTSUI (BR)   Description : Increases the membership of the
                               boards of registration from three persons to five
                               persons and sets deadline for appointment of the
                               additional membersRequires the president of the
                               senate and the speaker of the house of
                               representatives to each nominate one person to
                               each board of registrationRequires that all board
                               members be in good standing within their
                               respective political partiesProhibits individuals
                               who have served in a leadership or staff position
                               for any political party within eighteen months
                               prior to nomination from being appointed to a
                               board of registration

Current Referral :             http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                               /SB1543_.pdf                                    1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1544                       Measure Title : RELATING TO
                               ELECTIONS.                                          Date
Introducer(s) : TSUTSUI (BR)   Description : Increases the membership of the
                               boards of registration from three persons to five
                               persons and sets deadline for appointment of the
                               additional membersRequires that all board
                               members be in good standing within their
                               respective political partiesRequires that no more
                               than three board members be affiliated with the
                               same political party and requires at least one non-
                               partisan board member to serve on each board of
                               registrationProhibits individuals who have
                               served in a leadership or staff position for any
                               political party within eighteen months prior to
                               nomination from being appointed to a board of
                               registration

Current Referral :             http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                               /SB1544_.pdf                                    1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1545                       Measure Title : RELATING TO THE
                               OFFICE OF INFORMATION PRACTICES.
                                                                                   Date
Introducer(s) : TSUTSUI (BR)   Description : Establishes a board of information
                               practices not subject to section 26-34, Hawaii
                               Revised Statutes, to comment on proposals and
                               reports of the director of information practices,
                               including administrative rules, budgets, and
                               legislation
Current Referral :             http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                               /SB1545_.pdf                                      1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1546                       Measure Title : RELATING TO PUBLIC
                               MEETINGS AND RECORDS.                           Date
Introducer(s) : TSUTSUI (BR)   Description : Ensures that due consideration is
                               given to government efficiency when construing
                               the sunshine law; establishes a reasonableness
                               standard for implementation of the sunshine law

Current Referral :             http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                               /SB1546_.pdf                                    1/26/2011     S   Introduced.

. SB1547                       Measure Title : RELATING TO
                               ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
                               STATEMENTS.                                        Date
Introducer(s) : TSUTSUI (BR)   Description : Makes permanent the exemption
                               from environmental impact statements for
                               certain actions involving infrastructure within an
                               existing public right-of-way or highway

Current Referral :             http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                               /SB1547_.pdf                                    1/26/2011     S   Introduced.

. SB1548                       Measure Title : RELATING TO HEALTH.
                                                                                Date
Introducer(s) : IGE (BR)       Description : Beginning 7/1/2012, limits
                               inpatient and outpatient hospital care costs for
                               major hospitals having 200 or more beds
Current Referral :             http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                               /SB1548_.pdf                                     1/26/2011    S   Introduced.

. SB1549                       Measure Title : RELATING TO SMALL
                               BOAT HARBORS.                                    Date
Introducer(s) : KIM (BR)   Description : Permits commercial permits in
                           Ala Wai and Keehi small boat harbors;
                           establishes that small boat harbor fees can be
                           used only for the operating and maintenance of
                           small boat the harbors; authorizes a process for a
                           public-private partnership to develop a portion
                           of Ala Wai small boat harbor; changes mooring
                           fee rate process
Current Referral :         http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                           /SB1549_.pdf                                       1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1550                   Measure Title : RELATING TO TAX
                           CREDITS.                                          Date
Introducer(s) : KIM (BR)   Description : Amends the motion picture,
                           digital media, and film production tax credit to
                           provide a designated income tax credit for
                           certain qualifying countiesRemoves tax credit
                           capsProvides an additional bonus for qualifying
                           spending related to computer aided special or
                           visual effects and animationEstablishes a non-
                           refundable tax credit with a carry forward period
                           of up to ten years to encourage film production
                           development in certain qualified countiesAllows
                           for a certain exemption from the transient
                           accommodation tax for stays exceeding thirty
                           daysPermits certain production tax credits to be
                           assigned

Current Referral :         http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                           /SB1550_.pdf                                    1/26/2011      S   Introduced.

. SB1551                   Measure Title : RELATING TO FREEDOM
                           OF INFORMATION.                                  Date
Introducer(s) : KIM (BR)   Description : Clarifies that a license applicant
                           does not have a significant privacy interest in
                           records that show relevant experience, trade
                           examination results, or adequate bondingMakes
                           such information contained in government
                           records subject to disclosure
Current Referral :         http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                           /SB1551_.pdf                                     1/26/2011     S   Introduced.
. SB1552                   Measure Title : RELATING TO
                           EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.                           Date
Introducer(s) : KIM        Description : Requires all employers to use the
                           e-verify system to verify that an applicant is
                           eligible to work in the United States
Current Referral :         http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                           /SB1552_.pdf                                    1/26/2011    S   Introduced.

. SB1553                   Measure Title : RELATING TO
                           EDUCATION.                                       Date
Introducer(s) : KIM (BR)   Description : Makes permanent statutory
                           provisions that: (1) reduced the maximum
                           employment period for teachers hired on an
                           emergency basis by DOE from 4 years to 3
                           years; and (2) require those unlicensed teachers
                           hired on an emergency basis prior to 7/1/08, to
                           attain licensure within 4 years from the date of
                           employment
Current Referral :         http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                           /SB1553_.pdf                                     1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1554                   Measure Title : RELATING TO THE
                           BOARD OF EDUCATION.                              Date
Introducer(s) : KIM (BR)   Description : Requires the board of education to
                           hire an executive directorAllows executive
                           director to hire staff
Current Referral :         http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                           /SB1554_.pdf                                     1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1555                   Measure Title : RELATING TO THE
                           DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL
                           RESOURCES.                      Date
Introducer(s) : DELA CRUZ    Description : Establishes a public corporation
                             to administer an appropriate and culturally-
                             sensitive public land development
                             programAllows the limited issuance of
                             commercial use permits for vessels with
                             assigned moorings in Ala Wai and Keehi
                             harbors; provides for future mooring fees to be
                             established by appraisal by a state-licensed
                             appraiser; and directs the department of land and
                             natural resources to use the request for proposals
                             process to enter into a public-private partnership
                             for the development of portions of Ala Wai
                             small boat harbor facilities that are presently
                             under-used to maximize the revenue potential
                             from its facilities($)
Current Referral :           http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                             /SB1555_.pdf                                       1/26/2011   S   Introduced.

. SB1556                     Measure Title : RELATING TO RAIL
                             TRANSIT STATION DEVELOPMENT.                    Date
Introducer(s) : DELA CRUZ,   Description : Exempts developments within a
ESPERO, English, Solomon     half-mile radius of rail transit stations
                             undertaken by qualified developers from
                             generally applicable requirements
Current Referral :           http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                             /SB1556_.pdf                                    1/26/2011      S   Introduced.

. SB1557                     Measure Title : RELATING TO CAPITAL
                             IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE
                             BENEFIT OF THE TWENTY-SECOND
                             SENATORIAL DISTRICT.                            Date
Introducer(s) : DELA CRUZ    Description : Appropriates funds for capital
                             improvement projects in the twenty-second
                             senatorial district
Current Referral :           http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                             /SB1557_.pdf                                    1/26/2011      S   Introduced.

. SB1558                     Measure Title : RELATING TO URBAN
                             RENEWAL.                                         Date
Introducer(s) : DELA CRUZ   Description : Authorizes the counties to enact
                            ordinances to establish special purpose overlay
                            districts for the purpose of urban renewal;
                            Establishes an urban renewal task force to
                            investigate urban renewal needs and to propose
                            solutions on the state and county levels; makes
                            appropriation($)
Current Referral :          http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                            /SB1558_.pdf                                    1/26/2011       S   Introduced.

. SB1559                    Measure Title : RELATING TO
                            IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
                                                                              Date
Introducer(s) : DELA CRUZ   Description : Establishes incentives for
                            important agricultural lands, including reduction
                            of unnecessary infrastructure requirements,
                            expedited permitting procedures, tax incentives,
                            and funding mechanisms for dams that provide
                            irrigation for agricultural activities on important
                            agricultural lands($)
Current Referral :          http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2011/Bills
                            /SB1559_.pdf                                        1/26/2011   S   Introduced.
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