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Senate Testimony 2013 :: Government Relations :: External Affairs and University Relations :: University of Hawaii System

2013 Senate Testimony

This page consist of testimony presented during the 2013 Legislative Session by the University of Hawai‘i.

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Bill Number Title Hearing Date
SB 17 RELATING TO FOSSIL FUELS January 31, 2013
SB 17 SD1 February 22, 2013
SB 17 SD2 March 19, 2013
SB 44 SD1 RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH March 27, 2013
SB 46 RELATING TO EDUCATION January 31, 2013
SB 46 SD1 February 22, 2013
SB 46 SD2 March 12, 2013
SB 46 SD2 HD1 March 18, 2013
SB 46 SD2 HD2 April 1, 2013
SB 102 SD1 RELATING TO THE ELDERLY February 20, 2013
SB 102 SD2 March 12, 2013
SB 198 RELATING TO ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES January 28, 2013
SB 198 February 8, 2013
SB 240 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 8, 2013
SB 380 RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION February 12, 2013
SB 380 SD1 February 22, 2013
SB 460 RELATING TO THE CENTER FOR OKINAWAN STUDIES February 5, 2013
SB 489 RELATING TO TRAFFIC SAFETY February 6, 2013
SB 490 RELATING TO NURSING January 31, 2013
SB 490 SD1 February 20, 2013
SB 492 RELATING TO TOBACCO PRODUCTS February 6, 2013
SB 492 SD1 March 1, 2013
SB 492 SD2 March 20, 2013
SB 492 SD2 HD1 April 1, 2013
SB 524 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE January 29, 2013
SB 603 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I January 31, 2013
SB 605 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I January 31, 2013
SB 606 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I January 31, 2013
SB 606 SD1 February 22, 2013
SB 606 SD2 March 12, 2013
SB 606 SD2 HD1 April 1, 2013
SB 624 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 7, 2013
SB 624 SD1 February 22, 2013
SB 625 RELATING TO UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I PERSONNEL February 7, 2013
SB 626 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 7, 2013
SB 664 RELATING TO HEALTH January 30, 2013
SB 665 RELATING TO HEALTH February 4, 2013
SB 665 SD1 March 13, 2013
SB 665 SD1 March 19, 2013
SB 665 SD1 HD1 April 4, 2013
SB 678 RELATING TO THE PRESERVATION OF HAWAI‘I'S MOVING IMAGES February 5, 2013
SB 678 SD1 February 22, 2013
SB 678 SD2 March 13, 2013
SB 681 SD1 RELATING TO FOOD SECURITY February 21, 2013
SB 707 Proposed SD1 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT February 11, 2013
SB 718 Proposed SD1 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT February 13, 2013
SB 755 RELATING TO LANDS CONTROLLED BY THE STATE February 12, 2013
SB 885 RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING February 1, 2013
SB 885 SD1 February 21, 2013
SB 885 SD2 March 15, 2013
SB 885 SD2 HD1 March 27, 2013
SB 896 SD1 MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS April 1, 2013
SB 897 SD1 MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS April 1, 2013
SB 898 SD1 MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS April 1, 2013
SB 902 SD1 MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS April 1, 2013
SB 903 MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR SALARY INCREASES FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES April 1, 2013
SB 963 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 7, 2013
SB 967 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 7, 2013
SB 967 SD1 February 22, 2013
SB 967 SD2 March 12, 2013
SB 1084 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE X, SECTION 1, OF THE HAWAI‘I STATE CONSTITUTION TO PERMIT THE APPROPRIATION OF PUBLIC FUNDS FOR PRIVATE EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION PROGRAMS February 21, 2013
SB 1084 SD1 March 13, 2013
SB 1084 SD1 HD1 April 2, 2013
SB 1085 RELATING TO OBESITY PREVENTION February 6, 2013
SB 1088 RELATING TO SUSTAINABILITY February 4, 2013
SB 1093 RELATING TO SCHOOL READINESS January 30, 2013
SB 1093 SD1 February 21, 2013
SB 1093 SD2 March 13, 2013
SB 1093 SD2 HD1 April 2, 2013
SB 1095 RELATING TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION January 30, 2013
SB 1095 SD1 February 21, 2013
SB 1095 SD2 March 13, 2013
SB 1095 SD2 HD1 April 2, 2013
SB 1220 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION February 1, 2013
SB 1221 RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION February 12, 2013
SB 1221 SD1 February 22, 2013
SB 1221 SD2 March 12, 2013
SB 1221 SD2 HD1 April 1, 2013
SB 1235 RELATING TO CABLE TELEVISION February 14, 2013
SB 1248 RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING February 1, 2013
SB 1256 RELATING TO THE PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL SPACE CENTER FOR EXPLORATION SYSTEMS February 5, 2013
SB 1256 March 1, 2013
SB 1256 SD1 March 12, 2013
SB 1256 SD1 HD1 April 1, 2013
SB 1273 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT February 5, 2013
SB 1273 SD1 February 21, 2013
SB 1273 SD2 March 13, 2013
SB 1279 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I January 31, 2013
SB 1317 RELATING TO THE JAPANESE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE IN HAWAI‘I February 14, 2013
SB 1317 SD1 February 21, 2013
SB 1317 SD2 March 13, 2013
SB 1374 RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING February 15, 2013
SB 1383 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 14, 2013
SB 1384 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 12, 2013
SB 1384 SD1 February 22, 2013
SB 1385 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 12, 2013
SB 1385 February 22, 2013
SB 1388 RELATING TO THE RESEARCH CORPORATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 12, 2013
SB 1388 SD1 February 22, 2013
SB 1388 SD2 March 12, 2013
SB 1388 SD2 HD1 April 1, 2013

Governor's Message Number Title Hearing Date
GM 538 Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawai'i Commission for National and Community Service, Gubernatorial Nominee, FREDERICK HOLSCHUH, for a term to expire 6-30-2015 March 7, 2013
GM 631 Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawai'i Commission for National and Community Service, Gubernatorial Nominee, ALBERT KIM, for a term to expire 6-30-2015 March 7, 2013
GM 632 Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawai'i Commission for National and Community Service, Gubernatorial Nominee, NADINE NISHIOKA, for a term to expire 6-30-2015 March 7, 2013
GM 633 Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawai'i Commission for National and Community Service, Gubernatorial Nominee, CLAUDE ONIZUKA, for a term to expire 6-30-2016 March 7, 2013
GM 634 Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawai'i Commission for National and Community Service, Gubernatorial Nominee, CHRISTOPHER WONG, for a term to expire 6-30-2015 March 7, 2013
GM 635 Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, Gubernatorial Nominee, FRANCISCO HERNANDEZ, for a term to expire 6-30-2017 March 7, 2013
GM 759 Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawai'i Community Development Authority (Kalaeloa District), Gubernatorial Nominee, SHIRLEY SWINNEY, for a term to expire 6-30-2017 April 8, 2013

Resolution Number Title Hearing Date
SCR 15 URGING THE FORMATION OF A WORK GROUP TO DEVELOP NUTRITION GUIDELINES FOR GOVERNMENT AGENCIES. March 11, 2013
SCR 18 URGING THE FORMATION OF A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPROVING THE PROVISION OF OBESITY PREVENTION-RELATED SERVICES AND COUNSELING IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT. March 11, 2013
SCR 61 URGING THE GOVERNOR, DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM, BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I, BOARD OF EDUCATION, AND HAWAI‘I'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO STRENGTHEN THE SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP WITH TAIWAN IN COMMEMORATION OF THE TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HAWAI‘I AND TAIWAN. March 13, 2013
SCR 61 SD1 March 27, 2013
SCR 66/SR 34 REQUESTING COLLABORATION AMONG VARIOUS STATE AGENCIES TO IDENTIFY BARRIERS RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSING TO THE FULL EXTENT OF THE NURSES' EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN THE STATE. March 27, 2013
SCR 78/SR 45 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE AUDITOR TO ADDRESS THE ISSUES AND CONCERNS RAISED BY THE SENATE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON ACCOUNTABILITY RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I. March 28, 2013
SCR 78 SD1 April 4, 2013
SCR 96 COMMENDING THE JUMP START TASK FORCE ON THE CREATION OF THE JUMP START PROGRAM, ENCOURAGING EXPANSION OF THE PROGRAM TO SCHOOLS ON THE ISLANDS OF MAUI AND HAWAI‘I, AND REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I COMMUNITY COLLEGES TO CONTINUE THEIR SUPPORT OF THE PROGRAM. March 22, 2013
SCR 96 April 4, 2013
SCR 96 April 18, 2013
SCR 110/SR 76 REQUESTING THE BOARD OF REGENTS AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO GIVE PREFERENCE TO LOCAL CANDIDATES WHEN HIRING FOR EXECUTIVE PERSONNEL POSITIONS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I. March 28, 2013
SCR 110 SD1/SR 76 SD1 April 4, 2013
SCR 198/SR 150 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT HILO TO CONDUCT AN OUTREACH PROGRAM, PERFORM A NEEDS ASSESSMENT, AND ESTABLISH A HIGHER EDUCATION LEARNING CENTER IN THE DISTRICT OF PUNA ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAI‘I. March 28, 2013
SCR 198 April 23, 2013
SCR 199/SR 151 URGING THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO ESTABLISH A THREE-YEAR MORATORIUM ON ANY INCREASES OF RESIDENT TUITION. March 28, 2013
SCR 199 SD1/SR 151 SD1 April 4, 2013
SR 31 URGING THE GOVERNOR, DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM, BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I, BOARD OF EDUCATION, AND HAWAI‘I'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO STRENGTHEN THE SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP WITH TAIWAN IN COMMEMORATION OF THE TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HAWAI‘I AND TAIWAN. March 13, 2013