HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2018

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Sylvia Luke, Chair

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Rep. Lynn DeCoite

Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura

Rep. Beth Fukumoto

Rep. Chris Todd

Rep. Cedric Asuega Gates

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Daniel Holt

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

Rep. Jarrett Keohokalole

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 16, 2018

TIME:

4:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 3

 

HB 2539, HD1

(HSCR138-18)

Status

RELATING TO PLANNED COMMUNITIES.

Requires the counties to designate an agency to inform the public and hold a hearing when lands included in a community master plan are proposed for sale and intended to be used for a purpose other than as proposed in the master plan.

 

CPC, FIN

HB 2345, HD1

(HSCR288-18)

Status

RELATING TO MONEY TRANSMITTERS.

Amends bond provisions for consistency with terms used in the Money Transmitters Act. Clarifies the Commissioner of Financial Institutions' powers under the Money Transmitters Act.

 

CPC, FIN

HB 1624, HD1

(HSCR69-18)

Status

RELATING TO INSURANCE.

Postpones until 1/1/2020 the effective date of certain provisions of Act 152, SLH 2017, that conform Hawaii's insurance producer licensing requirements to national model standards by eliminating the ability of insurance producers to appoint other producers to act as an agent of an insurer.

 

CPC, FIN

HB 1876, HD1

(HSCR296-18)

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE.

Allows motor vehicle insurers to satisfy the requirement that insurers provide a complete sales and claims office in the State by allowing the insurer's licensed producer to establish and maintain an office.

 

CPC, FIN

HB 1943, HD1

(HSCR342-18)

Status

RELATING TO LANGUAGE ACCESS.

Appropriates funds for the establishment of two full-time equivalent (2.00 FTE) permanent program specialist positions within the office of language access to assist state agencies and state-funded agencies in implementing the requirements of Hawaii's language access law.

 

HHS, FIN

HB 2427, HD1

(HSCR347-18)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.

Requires the Auditor to conduct a comprehensive audit of the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation. Appropriates funds.

 

HHS, FIN

HB 1895, HD1

(HSCR297-18)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Establishes positions and appropriates funds to assist in the review, certification, and recertification of dialysis centers and other health care facilities under the purview of DOH.

 

HHS, CPC, FIN

HB 2650, HD1

(HSCR343-18)

Status

RELATING TO HOMELESS SERVICES PROVIDERS.

Requires the Department of Human Services to develop a regularly updated, publicly accessible system that tracks appropriations made for contracts with provider agencies that offer services to homeless persons on behalf of the State and measures the effectiveness of services provided by these agencies.

 

HHS, FIN

HB 1676, HD1

(HSCR12-18)

Status

RELATING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.

Appropriates moneys to DOH for a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week ambulance unit for the County of Kauai.

 

 

HHS, FIN

HB 1616, HD1

(HSCR25-18)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Appropriates funds for one advanced life support ambulance to be based in Puna on the island of Hawaii and to be used from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., and to include a vehicle, equipment, and personnel costs.

 

HHS, FIN

HB 1665, HD1

(HSCR348-18)

Status

RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.

Amends the amount of transient accommodations tax revenues allocated to the counties from a specified sum to reimbursements to the county for expenditures related to specified county public services and specified tax credits allowed. Provides a primary residential property owner who does not provide transient accommodations with a tax credit.

 

TOU, FIN

HB 2587

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Extends the period by six months that a county may adopt a surcharge on state tax, under certain conditions, from March 31, 2018, to September 30, 2018.

 

FIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

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If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6200 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Sylvia Luke

Chair