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Senate Testimony 2009 :: Government Relations :: External Affairs and University Relations :: University of Hawaii System

2009 Senate Testimony

This page consists of testimony which was presented during the 2009 Legislative Session by the University of Hawai‘i. The following documents are PDF formatted.

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Bill Number Title Hearing Date
SB 39 RELATING TO REPORTS ON THE HAWAI‘I CANCER RESEARCH SPECIAL FUND February 6, 2009
SB 39 February 26, 2009
SB 39 March 17, 2009
SB 39 April 1, 2009
SB 43 RELATING TO PHYSICIAN WORKFORCE ASSESSMENT February 5, 2009
SB 237 RELATING TO GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FISH February 10, 2009
SB 238 RELATING TO LABELING OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS February 10, 2009
SB 239 RELATING TO GENETICALLY ENGINEERED PLANTS February 10, 2009
SB 239 SD1 February 25, 2009
SB 280 RELATING TO REGISTERED NURSES February 11, 2009
SB 292 SD1 RELATING TO FUNDS March 25, 2009
SB 431 RELATING TO INFORMATION February 17, 2009
SB 502 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 6, 2009
SB 503 MAKING APPROPRIATIONS TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 10, 2009
SB 504 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 3, 2009
SB 504 SD2 March 17, 2009
SB 504 SD2 March 24, 2009
SB 505 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 3, 2009
SB 517 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS February 11, 2009
SB 536 RELATING TO STARLIGHT RESERVE February 25, 2009
SB 536 SD1 March 24, 2009
SB 536 SD1 HD1 April 7, 2009
SB 618 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 17, 2009
SB 622 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 17, 2009
SB 709 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE February 10, 2009
SB 709 SD1 February 27, 2009
SB 709 SD2 March 18, 2009
SB 713 SD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE EMERGENCY ENVIRONMENTAL WORKFORCE March 2, 2009
SB 713 SD2 March 17, 2009
SB 713 SD2 March 24, 2009
SB 747 RELATING TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT February 11, 2009
SB 747 SD2 March 18, 2009
SB 808 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE HAWAI‘I TEACHER CADET PROGRAM February 13, 2009
SB 884 SD2 Proposed HD1 RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS April 7, 2009
SB 895 RELATING TO THE HAWAI‘I COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION February 4, 2009
SB 900 RELATING TO THE SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATH INCOME TAX CREDIT February 13, 2009
SB 930 RELATING TO VOLUNTEER MEDICAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES February 18, 2009
SB 930 February 26, 2009
SB 930 March 13, 2009
SB 1045 RELATING TO ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES February 11, 2009
SB 1045 SD1 March 3, 2009
SB 1046 RELATING TO HEALTH PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION February 5, 2009
SB 1046 February 27, 2009
SB 1046 SD1 March 17, 2009
SB 1046 SD1 April 1, 2009
SB 1096 RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY WORKFORCE AND DEVELOPMENT February 13, 2009
SB 1096 SD1 March 2, 2009
SB 1096 SD2 March 17, 2009
SB 1096 SD2 April 8, 2009
SB 1116 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE February 13, 2009
SB 1179 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 6, 2009
SB 1195 SD1 RELATING TO THE ECONOMY March 19, 2009
SB 1217 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS February 11, 2009
SB 1249 RELATING TO TEACHERS February 6, 2009
SB 1271 SD1 Proposed HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYEES April 8, 2009
SB 1299 RELATING TO ADVANCED FLIGHT SIMULATOR TRAINING February 6, 2009
SB 1299 SD1 February 26, 2009
SB 1299 SD1 March 17, 2009
SB 1299 SD1 HD1 April 8, 2009
SB 1308 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 6, 2009
SB 1311 RELATING TO AQUATIC RESOURCES February 6, 2009
SB 1311 SD1 March 2, 2009
SB 1311 SD1 March 17, 2009
SB 1343 RELATING TO FEES AND OTHER ASSESSMENTS February 10, 2009
SB 1343 SD1 February 26, 2009
SB 1343 SD2 March 25, 2009
SB 1351 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT HILO February 12, 2009
SB 1652 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT RECORDS March 2, 2009
SB 1665 RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION February 10, 2009
SB 1665 SD2 March 24, 2009
SB 1665 SD2 April 1, 2009
SB 1674 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 3, 2009
SB 1674 SD1 February 27, 2009
SB 1674 SD2 March 17, 2009
SB 1674 SD2 HD1 April 1, 2009
SB 1677 SD1 RELATING TO LANDS CONTROLLED BY THE STATE March 13, 2009
SB 1678 SD3 RELATING TO TAXATION March 25, 2009
SB 1680 RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY February 4, 2009
SB 1680 SD1 February 26, 2009
SB 1680 SD2 March 17, 2009
SB 1680 SD2 HD1 March 23, 2009
SB 1680 SD2 HD1 April 3, 2009



Resolution Number Title Hearing Date
SCR 35 REQUESTING A SUNRISE REVIEW OF ATHLETIC TRAINERS. April 1, 2009
SCR 73/SR 44 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO CONVENE MEETINGS WITH STAKEHOLDERS TO ADDRESS STEWARDSHIP ISSUES AND AFFIRM THE STATE'S COMMITMENT TO A COOPERATIVE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE VARIED MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY INTERESTED IN MAUNA KEA AND ITS UNIQUE SPIRITUAL, CULTURAL, HISTORICAL, AND NATURAL RESOURCES. March 23, 2009
SCR 79/SR 47 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I BOARD OF REGENTS TO DEVELOP POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TO AUCTION THE NAMING RIGHTS FOR BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES ON THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I WEST OAHU CAMPUS. April 2, 2009
SCR 97/SR 59 ENCOURAGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING TO CREATE AN UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATE OF ROBOTICS AND EXPLORATION PROGRAM. April 2, 2009
SCR 108/SR 66 REQUESTING THE FORMATION OF A JOINT LEGISLATIVE PROCUREMENT WORKING GROUP TO EVALUATE THE STATE PROCUREMENT CODE AND RECOMMEND IMPROVEMENTS. April 2, 2009
SCR 108 SD1/SR 66 SD1 April 8, 2009
SCR 121 SD1 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I, COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES, IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, AND THE HAWAI‘I FARM BUREAU FEDERATION, TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP OF STAKEHOLDERS TO CONSIDER THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A FARM TO SCHOOL PROGRAM IN HAWAI‘I'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS. April 17, 2009
SCR 122/SR 80 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT HILO TO CONSIDER THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING AN OFFICE OF THE VICE CHANCELLOR FOR RESEARCH AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT HILO. April 6, 2009
SCR 123 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF THE COMMUNITY COLLEGES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SYSTEM TO DETERMINE IF IT WOULD BE BENEFICIAL TO ESTABLISH A SEPARATE STATEWIDE SYSTEM FOR THE COMMUNITY COLLEGES. March 31, 2009
SCR 135 REQUESTING A STUDY ON THE AVAILABILITY OF AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS. March 31, 2009
SCR 146 REQUESTING THE HAWAI‘I P-20 PARTNERSHIPS FOR EDUCATION TO CONVENE THE APPROPRIATE AGENCIES TO EXAMINE CURRENT AND EMERGING PROGRAMS SEEKING TO TRACK STUDENT PROGRESS AND DEVELOP A LONGITUDINAL DATA SYSTEM FOR STUDENTS BEGINNING IN EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS TO GRADE TWELVE, AND BEYOND TO HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE WORKFORCE. March 30, 2009
SCR 146 April 24, 2009
SCR 147/SR 99 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO CONVENE A TEMPORARY UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT MANOA SPECIAL DISTRICT PLANNING WORKGROUP TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO ESTABLISH A UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT MANOA SPECIAL DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY. April 7, 2009
SCR 153/SR 105 ESTABLISHING A LEGISLATIVE INTERIM TASK FORCE TO IDENTIFY AND DEVELOP A PRIMARY HEALTH CARE TRAINING AND RECRUITING PLAN FOR RURAL AND MEDICALLY UNDERSERVED AREAS OF THE STATE. April 2, 2009
SCR 158 ESTABLISHING A LEGISLATIVE INTERIM TASK FORCE TO IDENTIFY AND DEVELOP A PRIMARY HEALTH CARE TRAINING AND RECRUITING PLAN FOR RURAL AND MEDICALLY UNDERSERVED AREAS OF THE STATE. April 1, 2009