HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Sylvia Luke, Chair

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Stacelynn K.M. Eli

Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura

Rep. Cedric Asuega Gates

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Troy N. Hashimoto

Rep. Chris Todd

Rep. Daniel Holt

Rep. Tina Wildberger

Rep. Lisa Kitagawa

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Scot Z. Matayoshi

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, April 1, 2019

TIME:

2:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 1

 

SB 335, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1694)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC MEETINGS.

Requires public meeting notices to include instructions regarding accommodations for persons with disabilities. Requires boards to post a notice in the board's office and to retain a copy of proof of filing the notice with the Lieutenant Governor's office or county clerk's office. Requires the Lieutenant Governor's office or the county clerk's office to timely post paper or accessible electronic copies of all meeting notices in a central location in a public building. Requires An emergency meeting agenda to be filed with the Lieutenant Governor's office or the county clerk's office and posted in the board's office.

 

JUD, FIN

SB 898, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1688)

Status

RELATING TO LAND RECORDATION.

Requires submission of a map and description of the relevant land prepared by a licensed surveyor along with an application for the voluntary deregistration of land from the Land Court and recordation of title in the Bureau of Conveyances. Exempts transactions that involve time shares, condominiums, planned communities, or deregistration of an undivided interest in registered land.

 

WLH, JUD, FIN

SB 1195, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1484)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates funds for fiscal biennium 2019-2021 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining unit (5) and their excluded counterparts.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 398, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1502)

Status

RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.

Requires DHS and the State Procurement Office to establish and implement a training program on government procurement and other procedures to nonprofit organizations that offer homeless outreach services or manage homeless housing programs in rural areas of the State. Appropriates funds.

 

LAB/HSH, FIN

SB 470, HD1

(HSCR1619)

Status

RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.

Authorizes the use of private lands for the Ohana Zones Pilot Program. Extends the Ohana Zones Pilot Program to June 30, 2022. Extends the Emergency Department Homelessness Assessment Pilot Program and the Medical Respite Pilot Program to June 30, 2020.

 

HSH, FIN

SB 1025, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1646)

Status

RELATING TO THE KUPUNA CAREGIVERS PROGRAM.

Requires the Executive Office on Aging (EOA) to: (1) establish a plan to maximize the number of program participants and offer the program's core services; (2) submit a copy of the program plan to the 2020 Legislature; and (3) establish rules to implement the program. Changes the program funding allocation cap. Includes activities of daily living under the scope of services qualified caregivers can receive program funding for. Changes the program allocation cap. Appropriates funds.

 

HSH/HLT, FIN

SB 530, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1408)

Status

RELATING TO THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX.

Exempts from the general excise tax gross receipts from the sale of mobility enhancing equipment, hearing aids, prosthetic devices, durable medical equipment, and prescription drugs sold pursuant to a doctor's prescription. Amends the definition of "prosthetic device" to include a replacement, corrective, or supportive device worn on or in the body.

 

HLT, 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.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 2 copies to Room 306 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6201 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

WEB: For testimony less than 20MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

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