THE SENATE
THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE
REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS
Senator Donovan M. Dela Cruz, Chair
Senator Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran, Vice-Chair

MEASURES DEFERRED TO THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2019

DATE:

Thursday, February 28, 2019

TIME:

10:00 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 211
State Capitol
415 South Beretania Street

DECISION MAKING ON THE FOLLOWING MEASURE(S):

SB274
(SSCR117)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
Appropriates funds for the Department of Transportation. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050.

TRS, WAM

SB291
(SSCR580)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES.
Appropriates funds for the Office of Enterprise Technology Services. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050.

TEC, WAM
[Measure added on 2/20/2019]

SB595 SD1
(SSCR4)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.
Appropriates funds for operating expenses of the department of public safety. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)

PSM, WAM
[Measure added on 2/21/2019]

SB597 SD1
(SSCR6)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.
Appropriates funds for operating expenses of the department of defense. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)

PSM, WAM
[Measure added on 2/21/2019]

SB1542 SD1
(SSCR460)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO AN APPROPRIATION FOR A KUNIA WELLS IV EXPLORATORY WELL.
Appropriates funds to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for the Board of Water Supply to offset the design and construction costs for one of four exploratory wells proposed by the Board of Water Supply for the proposed Kunia wells IV pump station to meet future potable water requirements for growth, including diversified agriculture. Takes effect 12/31/2050. (SD1)

WTL/AEN, WAM
[Measure added on 2/21/2019]

SB550 SD1
(SSCR374)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
Allows public utilities commission members who are residents of a county other than the city and county of Honolulu to receive an allowance of $225 per day for expenses related to board, lodging, and incidental expenses, in addition to actual air travel expenses incurred in carrying out the members' duties. (SD1)

CPH, WAM
[Measure added on 2/26/2019]

SB1329 SD1
(SSCR507)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO THE SALARY OF THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSIONERS.
Aligns the salary of the public utilities commission chair with the highest pay tier of the first deputy attorney general. Aligns the salary of the other PUC commissioners with the lowest pay tier of the first deputy attorney general. (SD1)

CPH, WAM
[Measure added on 2/26/2019]

SB1264
(SSCR349)

Status and Testimony

MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.
Makes an emergency appropriation to provide funds for the Department of Public Safety to pay for the temporary housing of 248 inmates at a non-state facility for the remaining six months of fiscal year 2019, during work on capital improvements to the Halawa Correctional Facility, under DAGS Job No. Job No. 12-27-5644 security electronics and hardware repairs and improvements.

PSM, WAM
[Measure added on 2/26/2019]

SB126
Status and Testimony

RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET.
Appropriates funds for the operating and capital improvement budget of the Executive Branch for fiscal years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021.

WAM
[Measure added on 2/22/2019]

SB859
Status and Testimony

RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS.
Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds and appropriates moneys for capital improvement projects for the State.

WAM
[Measure added on 2/22/2019]

No testimony will be accepted.

FOR AMENDED NOTICES: Measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored. If a measure is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT 808-586-6090.