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2005 Senate Testimony

This page consists of testimony which was presented during the 2005 Legislative Session by the University of Hawai‘i. The following documents are PDF formatted.

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Bill Number Title Hearing Date
SB 50 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR ORGANIC AGRICULTURE February 4, 2005
SB 51 RELATING TO THE EDUCATION OF FOSTER YOUTH February 17, 2005
SB 110 RELATING TO MOTORCYCLES AND MOTORSCOOTERS February 25, 2005
SB 116 RELATING TO NURSES February 15, 2005
SB 116 SD1 March 1, 2005
SB 116 SD2 March 21, 2005
SB 116 SD2 HD1 March 31, 2005
SB 131 RELATING TO THE HAWAI‘I HEALTH SYSTEM CORPORATION February 15, 2005
SB 244 SD1 RELATING TO LONG TERM CARE February 17, 2005
SB 244 SD2 March 16, 2005
SB 244 SD2 March 22, 2005
SB 244 SD2 March 31, 2005
SB 290 SD1 RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING February 14, 2005
SB 290 SD1 March 3, 2005
SB 426 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO INSTALL A SECOND ACCESS ROAD TO LEEWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE February 9, 2005
SB 431 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 14, 2005
SB 452 RELATING TO THE UNIFORM ATHLETE AGENTS ACT February 14, 2005
SB 464 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 8, 2005
SB 473 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR JOB TRAINING February 11, 2005
SB 497 RELATING TO TEACHERS February 14, 2005
SB 581 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 10, 2005
SB 644 RELATING TO PHARMACEUTICAL CROPS February 10, 2005
SB 645 RELATING TO GENETIC ENGINEERING February 10, 2005
SB 647 RELATING TO GENETIC ENGINEERING February 10, 2005
SB 649 RELATING TO GENETIC ENGINEERING February 10, 2005
SB 666 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT RECORDS February 15, 2005
SB 667 MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR FLOOD LOSSES February 8, 2005
SB 667 SD2 March 17, 2005
SB 667 SD2 HD1 March 30, 2005
SB 757 RELATING TO TORTS February 11, 2005
SB 757 SD1 March 1, 2005
SB 873 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 9, 2005
SB 873 SD2 March 16, 2005
SB 876 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 15, 2005
SB 898 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 8, 2005
SB 898 March 1, 2005
SB 898 SD1 March 17, 2005
SB 900 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 8, 2005
SB 904 RELATING TO THE MANAGEMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 8, 2005
SB 904 SD1 March 2, 2005
SB 904 SD1 March 17, 2005
SB 904 SD1 HD1 March 23, 2005
SB 905 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 8, 2005
SB 906 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLES X AND XVII OF THE HAWAI‘I CONSTITUTION, TO CREATE A SEPARATE BOARD OF REGENTS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I COMMUNITY COLLEGES, CREATE SELECTION COMMISSIONS FOR EACH BOARD, AND ESTABLISH TEN-YEAR TERMS FOR MEMBERS OF EACH BOARD February 10, 2005
SB 910 RELATING TO TEACHER LICENSING AND CREDENTIALING STANDARDS February 16, 2005
SB 948 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 8, 2005
SB 959 RELATING TO CABLE TELEVISION February 11, 2005
SB 959 SD 2 March 14, 2005
SB 959 SD2 March 31, 2005
SB 991 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 8, 2005
SB 997 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I'S WEST OAHU CAMPUS February 8, 2005
SB 1036 RELATING TO GENETIC ENGINEERING February 10, 2005
SB 1037 RELATING TO GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS February 10, 2005
SB 1065 SD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND MARKET DEVELOPMENT February 28, 2005
SB 1065 SD2 March 16, 2005
SB 1065 SD2 March 22, 2005
SB 1065 SD2 HD1 March 30, 2005
SB 1068 RELATING TO TEACHERS February 14, 2005
SB 1089 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 14, 2005
SB 1128 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR VARIOUS IMPROVEMENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I-WEST OAHU February 8, 2005
SB 1158 RELATING TO TUITION February 10, 2005
SB 1159 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR FUNDING AND POSITIONS TO EXPAND ETHNIC STUDIES, LABOR HISTORY, AND DIVERSITY CURRICULUM AT ALL UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I CAMPUSES February 10, 2005
SB 1160 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I FOR STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES FOR NON-TRADITIONAL STUDENTS February 10, 2005
SB 1164 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR FUNDING AND FACULTY POSITIONS FOR ILOKANO, FILIPINO, AND PHILIPPINE STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT MANOA February 10, 2005
SB 1169 RELATING TO PUBLIC INTEREST ATTORNEYS February 16, 2005
SB 1188 RELATING TO TEMPORARY FACILITIES FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I-WEST OAHU February 8, 2005
SB 1189 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS AMD MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I-WEST OAHU February 8, 2005
SB 1205 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 15, 2005
SB 1256 PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE X, SECTION 6, OF THE HAWAI‘I CONSTITUTION TO MODIFY THE APPOINTMENT PROCESS FOR THE BOARD OF REGENTS February 22, 2005
SB 1256 March 17, 2005
SB 1256 March 22, 2005
SB 1256 April 5, 2005
SB 1257 SD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 22, 2005
SB 1257 SD2 March 17, 2005
SB 1257 SD2 HD1 March 22, 2005
SB 1257 SD2 HD1 April 5, 2005
SB 1296 RELATING TO TUITION WAIVERS FOR HAWAIIAN STUDENTS February 10, 2005
SB 1338 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 8, 2005
SB 1358 RELATING TO TELEHEALTH February 16, 2005
SB 1367 RELATING TO THE PLANNING, DESIGNING AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I-WEST OAHU CAMPUS FACILITIES February 8, 2005
SB 1374 SD2 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT March 15, 2005
SB 1390 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHOOLS February 14, 2005
SB 1392 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 14, 2005
SB 1394 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 15, 2005
SB 1394 SD2 March 18, 2005
SB 1398 RELATING TO TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS February 10, 2005
SB 1399 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR SAFETY AND SECURITY IMPROVEMENTS FOR UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I CAMPUSES February 10, 2005
SB 1402 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 8, 2005
SB 1450 RELATING TO FLOOD CONTROL February 15, 2005
SB 1451 RELATING TO IMPROVING WATER CONTROL February 16, 2005
SB 1451 SD1 February 28, 2005
SB 1451 SD2 March 14, 2005
SB 1451 SD2 HD1 March 22, 2005
SB 1451 SD2 HD1 March 30, 2005
SB 1461 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT March 22, 2005
SB 1461 SD2 HD1 March 30, 2005
SB 1474 RELATING TO THE MAUNA KEA SCIENCE RESERVE AUTHORITY (OMKM) February 15, 2005
SB 1474 RELATING TO THE MAUNA KEA SCIENCE RESERVE AUTHORITY February 15, 2005
SB 1474 SD1 March 1, 2005
SB 1474 SD1 March 14, 2005
SB 1474 SD1 HD1 March 22, 2005
SB 1541 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION February 14, 2005
SB 1641 RELATING TO UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 15, 2005
SB 1642 RELATING TO TEACHERS February 14, 2005
SB 1642 SD1 February 28, 2005
SB 1642 SD2 March 18, 2005
SB 1648 RELATING TO TUITION ASSISTANCE February 15, 2005
SB 1648 SD1 March 22, 2005
SB 1697 RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY TRAINING February 14, 2005
SB 1697 SD1 March 1, 2005
SB 1697 SD2 March 21, 2005
SB 1697 SD2 March 30, 2005
SB 1747 RELATING TO THE LYON ARBORETUM February 8, 2005
SB 1747 SD2 March 17, 2005
SB 1747 SD2 April 6, 2005
SB 1750 SD2 RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT OF TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES PROGRAMS AND FUNDING EXPENDITURES March 22, 2005
SB 1750 SD2 HD1 March 31, 2005
SB 1774 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR CULTURAL EDUCATION AND INTEGRATION, LANGUAGE, EMPLOYMENT, AND LEGAL SERVICES FOR IMMIGRANTS FROM THE FREELY ASSOCIATED STATES February 17, 2005
SB 1787 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO ESTABLISH UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I WEST OAHU UNIVERSITY CENTER February 8, 2005
SB 1806 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT HILO February 8, 2005
SB 1847 RELATING TO GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS February 10, 2005

Resolution Number Title Hearing Date
SCR 4 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO FULLY FUND ALL OF ITS NURSING PROGRAMS March 17, 2005
SCR 19 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ANALYZE THE PROBABLE EFFECTS OF PROPOSED REGULATION OF ATHLETE AGENTS AND ASSESS WHETHER ITS ENACTMENT IS CONSISTENT WITH STATE POLICY April 4, 2005
SCR 19 SD1 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ANALYZE THE PROBABLE EFFECTS OF PROPOSED REGULATION OF ATHLETE AGENTS AND ASSESS WHETHER ITS ENACTMENT IS CONSISTENT WITH STATE POLICY April 13, 2005
SCR 58 REQUESTING A STUDY OF THE FEASIBILITY OF ONE CHANCELLOR FOR ALL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I'S COMMUNITY COLLEGES INSTEAD OF THE CURRENT SYSTEM OF ONE CHANCELLOR FOR EACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE March 22, 2005
SCR 68 SD1 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT OF THE APPROVAL AND DECISION-MAKING PROCEDURES, AND THE PROJECT APPROVAL PROCESS OF THE MAUNA KEA SCIENCE RESERVE April 13, 2005
SCR 68 SD1 April 21, 2005
SCR 68 SD1 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT OF THE APPROVAL AND DECISION-MAKING PROCEDURES, AND THE PROJECT APPROVAL PROCESS OF THE MAUNA KEA SCIENCE RESERVE (OMKM) April 21, 2005
SCR 77/ SR 40 REQUESTING A STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY OF INSTALLING A WIRELESS FIDELITY INTERNET NETWORK SYSTEM IN THE STATE CAPITOL March 31, 2005
SCR 78/ SR 41 REQUESTING THE COLLABORATIVE DEVELOPMENT OF STANDARDS FOR ELECTRONIC HEALTH AND MEDICAL RECORDS MANAGEMENT April 4, 2005
SCR 97 SUPPORTING NURSES, INC. IN ITS PLAN OF ACTION THAT WILL ENABLE NURSES, INC. TO LOCATE, IDENTIFY, RECRUIT, EDUCATE, ACCLIMATE, AND IN GENERAL FACILITATE THE IMMIGRATION OF ACCREDITED, PROFESSIONAL NURSES AND NURSES AIDES TO HAWAI‘I AND OTHER STATES April 13, 2005
SCR 106 CONVENING A JOINT LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE TO REVIEW AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNING THE HAWAI‘I PUBLIC PROCUREMENT CODE April 4, 2005
SCR 106 SD1 April 13, 2005
SCR 106 SD2 April 21, 2005
SCR 106 SD2 HD1 April 22, 2005
SCR 121 REQUESTING THE FORMATION OF A WORKING GROUP ON ADULT EDUCATION April 13, 2005
SCR 122 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMPLEMENT A CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY EDUCATION PROGRAM April 13, 2005
SCR 126 REQUESTING THE ADULT MENTAL HEALTH DIVISION AND THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY, REESTABLISH THE PSYCHIATRIC RESIDENCY STIPEND PROGRAM TO MEET THE MENTAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS OF UNDERSERVED AREAS AND POPULATIONS March 31, 2005
SCR 140/SR 78 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO DEVELOP, ADOPT, AND ISSUE A GUIDANCE DOCUMENT ON ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE POLICY APPLICABLE TO ALL LEVELS OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW PROCESS March 29, 2005
SCR 171 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE REGARDING ITS ACTIONS TO INCREASE SAFETY AND SECURITY ON ITS CAMPUSES March 31, 2005
SCR 172 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO HOLD HEARINGS AND REPORT ON THE UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED RESEARCH CENTER DESIGNATION BY THE NAVY, APPLIED RESEARCH LABORATORY PROPOSAL, CLASSIFIED RESEARCH POLICY AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO THE UNIVERSITY'S MISSION AND STRATEGIC PLAN April 13, 2005
SCR 173 REQUESTING THE CENTER FOR SMART BUILDING AND COMMUNITY DESIGN DEVELOP ENERGY EFFICIENT DESIGN STANDARDS FOR NEW AND RETROFITTED BUILDINGS THROUGHOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SYSTEM April 5, 2005
SCR 173 May 2, 2005
SCR 174 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO WORK WITH THE LYON ARBORETUM COMMUNITY STEERING COMMITTEE AND TO SUBMIT A REPORT REGARDING ITS EFFORTS TO IMPROVE CONDITIONS AT THE LYON ARBORETUM April 5, 2005
SCR 174 April 21, 2005
SCR 175 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO PROVIDE A REPORT TO THE STATE LEGISLATURE REGARDING THE STATUS OF THE 2004 FLOOD DAMAGE March 29, 2005
SCR 179 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A FOLLOW-UP STUDY OF THE ADVISABILITY AND FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A HAWAI‘I STATE UNIVERSITY March 31, 2005
SCR 180 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF STATE FUNDING CRITERIA AND MODELS UTILIZED AT OTHER PUBLICLY FUNDED INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION FOR A PER STUDENT FUNDING FORMULA March 29, 2005
SCR 181 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO CREATE A TASK FORCE TO ASSESS THE NEED FOR DISABILITY ACCESS FOR EACH CAMPUS March 29, 2005
SCR 183 REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TASK FORCE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, AND THE ROLE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I IN THE ECONOMIC FUTURE OF THE STATE April 4, 2005
SCR 195 REQUESTING THE STATE HEALTH PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY TO IDENTIFY AND EVALUATE THE BARRIERS TO COMMUNITY-BASED ACCESS TO SPECIALTY CARE AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO SPECIALTY CARE ON THE NEIGHBOR ISLANDS AND IN RURAL OAHU March 29, 2005
SCR 199 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO EVALUATE THE IMPACT OF THE PHYSICIAN "ON-CALL" CRISIS ON THE QUEEN'S MEDICAL CENTER TRAUMA CENTER TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES IN THE STATE OF HAWAI‘I AND TO RECOMMEND APPROPRIATE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR GOVERNMENT RESPONSES TO THE "ON-CALL" CRISIS TO ENSURE CONTINUED ACCESS TO TRAUMA LEVEL CARE March 30, 2005
SCR 200 SD1 REQUESTING A STUDY AND RECOMMENDATIONS RELATING TO THE FEASIBILITY OF STEM CELL RESEARCH FOR HAWAI‘I April 21, 2005
SCR 208/ SR 115 URGING THE LEGISLATURE AND ADMINISTRATION TO SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGE HAWAI‘I'S AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITY'S EFFORTS TOWARD SUCCESSFUL CO-EXISTENCE AMONG ITS SECTORS AND TO RECOGNIZE THE ECONOMIC, HUMAN, AND ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS OF SUCH CO-EXISTENCE IN A DIVERSIFIED AGRICULTURE INDUSTRY April 1, 2005
SCR 208 SD1 URGING THE LEGISLATURE AND ADMINISTRATION TO SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGE HAWAI‘I'S AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITY'S EFFORTS TOWARD SUCCESSFUL CO-EXISTENCE AMONG ITS SECTORS AND TO RECOGNIZE THE ECONOMIC, HUMAN, AND ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS OF SUCH CO-EXISTENCE IN A DIVERSIFIED AGRICULTURE INDUSTRY April 22, 2005
SCR 213/ SR 121 REQUESTING COORDINATION BY STATE AND COUNTY REGULATORY AGENCIES WITH RESPECT TO THE MANAGEMENT OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS (GMO) RELATING TO HEALTH, AGRICULTURE, AND THE ENVIRONMENT April 1, 2005
SCR 224/ SR 129 SUPPORTING THE EFFORTS OF THE HAWAI‘I BIOTECH POLICY FORUM TO CONVENE KEY STAKEHOLDERS ON THE USE OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS IN HAWAI‘I April 1, 2005