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Senate Testimony 2011 :: Government Relations :: External Affairs and University Relations :: University of Hawaii System

2011 Senate Testimony

This page consists of testimony presented during the 2011 Legislative Session by the University of Hawai‘i.

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Bill Number Title Hearing Date
SB 26 RELATING TO ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE FEES February 3, 2011
SB 37 RELATING TO NURSES February 9, 2011
SB 38 RELATING TO ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES February 9, 2011
SB 81 RELATING TO STARLIGHT RESERVE February 25, 2011
SB 81 March 15, 2011
SB 81 HD1 March 31, 2011
SB 108 RELATING TO NATIVE HAWAIIAN CULTURE February 10, 2011
SB 120 RELATING TO STATE FUNDS February 10, 2011
SB 120 Proposed SD1 March 1, 2011
SB 120 SD1 Proposed HD1 April 5, 2011
SB 155 RELATING TO ATHLETIC TRAINERS February 3, 2011
SB 155 SD2 March 16, 2011
SB 233 RELATING TO TOBACCO PRODUCTS February 2, 2011
SB 238 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 2, 2011
SB 238 SD1 February 25, 2011
SB 238 SD2 March 17, 2011
SB 239 RELATING TO THE HAWAI‘I TOBACCO SETTLEMENT SPECIAL FUND February 4, 2011
SB 239 SD2 March 15, 2011
SB 239 SD2 HD1 March 22, 2011
SB 239 SD2 HD2 April 1, 2011
SB 240 RELATING TO PHYSICIAN WORKFORCE ASSESSMENT February 4, 2011
SB 240 SD2 March 22, 2011
SB 240 SD2 HD1 April 1, 2011
SB 241 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 2, 2011
SB 242 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 2, 2011
SB 242 February 25, 2011
SB 244 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 2, 2011
SB 244 March 17, 2011
SB 244 HD1 March 30, 2011
SB 283 RELATING TO SUSTAINABILITY March 1, 2011
SB 283 SD1 March 22, 2011
SB 596 RELATING TO HAWAI‘I HEALTH CORPS February 4, 2011
SB 596 SD2 March 22, 2011
SB 711 RELATING TO GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FISH February 1, 2011
SB 712 RELATING TO GENETICALLY ENGINEERED PLANTS February 1, 2011
SB 722 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSE, ENERGY, AND FOOD SECURITY TAX February 1, 2011
SB 722 SD1 February 25, 2011
SB 753 SD2 Proposed HD2 RELATING TO HIGH TECHNOLOGY April 6, 2011
SB 776 RELATING TO SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY February 4, 2011
SB 776 SD1 March 1, 2011
SB 776 SD2 March 15, 2011
SB 799 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE February 1, 2011
SB 806 RELATING TO TEACHERS February 7, 2011
SB 806 SD1 March 1, 2011
SB 809 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 2, 2011
SB 809 February 25, 2011
SB 809 SD1 March 17, 2011
SB 809 SD1 March 30, 2011
SB 810 RELATING TO EDUCATION January 31, 2011
SB 810 SD1 March 21, 2011
SB 814 RELATING TO CERTAIN FUNDS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 2, 2011
SB 814 SD1 February 25, 2011
SB 814 SD2 March 17, 2011
SB 1120 RELATED TO THE ECONOMY February 4, 2011
SB 1120 SD1 February 24, 2011
SB 1132 RELATING TO DIGITAL MEDIA February 11, 2011
SB 1133 RELATING TO DIGITAL MEDIA February 11, 2011
SB 1161 SD1 RELATING TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS March 1, 2011
SB 1215 RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS February 9, 2011
SB 1215 SD1 March 1, 2011
SB 1331 Proposed SD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 14, 2011
SB 1331 SD1 February 25, 2011
SB 1331 SD2 March 17, 2011
SB 1331 SD2 HD1 March 30, 2011
SB 1332 Proposed SD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 14, 2011
SB 1332 SD1 March 3, 2011
SB 1332 SD2 March 22, 2011
SB 1332 SD2 HD1 March 30, 2011
SB 1382 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 7, 2011
SB 1382 SD1 March 1, 2011
SB 1382 SD2 March 22, 2011
SB 1382 SD2 HD1 March 30, 2011
SB 1386 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 2, 2011
SB 1386 SD1 March 17, 2011
SB 1386 SD1 HD1 March 30, 2011
SB 1390 RELATING TO ENERGY February 24, 2011
SB 1453 RELATING TO PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS February 10, 2011
SB 1453 SD2 March 15, 2011
SB 1493 RELATING TO LIGHT POLLUTION February 24, 2011
SB 1493 SD1 March 16, 2011
SB 1493 SD1 HD1 March 22, 2011
SB 1493 SD1 HD2 March 31, 2011
SB 1521 RELATING TO AQUATIC RESOURCES February 9, 2011
SB 1521 SD1 March 1, 2011
SB 1521 SD2 March 18, 2011


Governor's Message Number Title Hearing Date
GM 570 Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Education Commission of the States, Gubernatorial Nominee, J.N. MUSTO, for a term to expire 6-30-2015 April 1, 2011
GM 691 Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Directors of the High Technology Development Corporation, Gubernatorial Nominee, JOHN F. MORTON, for a term to expire 6-30-2015 April 18, 2011


Resolution Number Title Hearing Date
SCR 6 ENCOURAGING THE JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND THE SCHOOL OF NURSING AND DENTAL HYGIENE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO INCLUDE BREASTFEEDING IN EDUCATIONAL CURRICULUM TO EDUCATE MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS TO ADVOCATE AND PROMOTE BREASTFEEDING AMONG EXPECTANT MOTHERS. March 30, 2011
SCR 26 ESTABLISHING A HAWAI‘I STATE FALL PREVENTION AND EARLY DETECTION TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP A STATEWIDE APPROACH TO REDUCING FALLS AMONG OLDER ADULTS. March 10, 2011
SCR 52 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF AN ACADEMIC SYMPOSIUM TO CONSIDER THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE UNIVERSITY WITHIN THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SYSTEM. March 30, 2011
SCR 60 URGING THE STATE OF HAWAI‘I TO ADOPT POLICIES THAT REDUCE THE HARM CAUSED BY THE SALE AND DISPLAY OF TOBACCO. April 13, 2011
SCR 71/SR 44 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A WORKING GROUP TO REVIEW THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO IMPROVE THE CORPORATION'S EFFICIENCY AND PROGRAMS TO BETTER ADDRESS CURRENT AND FUTURE AGRICULTURAL ISSUES. March 31, 2011
SCR 72/SR 45 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO RETURN HAWAI‘I PRISONERS HELD IN MAINLAND FACILITIES AND TO CONSTRUCT A NEW CORRECTIONAL FACILITY AT PANAEWA NEAR HILO. March 31, 2011
SCR 80 REQUESTING REPORTS ON THE FEASIBILITY OF USING EXISTING TELECONFERENCING AND VIDEOCONFERENCING FACILITIES FOR UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I BOARD OF REGENTS AND BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS. March 28, 2011
SCR 114 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SYSTEM TO EXAMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF RE-ESTABLISHING THE ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN GERONTOLOGY PROGRAM, TO CREATE A RESEARCH EDUCATION AND MENTORSHIP PROGRAM TO SUPPORT RESEARCH ON AGING, AND TO BUILD CAPACITY TO MEET THE AGING-RELATED WORK FORCE NEEDS OF THE STATE. March 28, 2011
SCR 125 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO FULLY SUPPORT THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE INDUSTRY AND IMPLEMENT A STATEWIDE CLASSIFICATION PROGRAM FOR SHELLFISH GROWING AREAS. March 31, 2011
SCR 136 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENING TASK FORCE TO REVIEW EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENING PILOT PROJECTS, AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENING SYSTEM IN HAWAI‘I. March 28, 2011
SCR 139 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP A QUALITY IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVE TO REDUCE ELECTIVE CESAREAN SECTIONS AND INDUCTION OF LABOR. March 30, 2011