THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2002

COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE

Senator Jan Yagi Buen, Chair

Senator Jonathan Chun, Vice Chair

COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE, CONSUMER PROTECTION, AND HOUSING

Senator Ron Menor, Chair

Senator Matt Matsunaga, Vice Chair

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 12, 2002

TIME:

1:30 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 225

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

A G E N D A

     

AGT/CPH

   

SB 2518

RELATING TO MEASUREMENT STANDARDS.

Requires that items represented to be "koa" wood actually contain Acacia koa wood.

AGT/CPH

     

SB 2291

RELATING TO THE REVISED UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE ARTICLE 9 SECURED TRANSACTIONS.

Amends definition of "agricultural lien" to include a security interest in farm products; amends "health-care-insurance receivable to include obligation for future goods or services. Adds a sale by an individual of an account that is a right to payment of lottery or other chance winnings as a security interest perfected upon attachment.

AGT/CPH, JDC

     

SB 2666

RELATING TO A SEAL OF QUALITY FOR FRESH AND PROCESSED AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS.

Establishes a seal of quality program that establishes seals to indicate the quality of fresh and processed agricultural products produced in Hawaii.

AGT/CPH, WAM

SB 2870

RELATING TO HYDROELECTRICITY.

Establishes the irrigation system special fund. Requires proceeds from the sale of electricity from low-head hydroelectric plants that utilize water from state irrigation projects to be deposited into the special fund. Proceeds shall be used to operate and maintain state irrigation projects. Requires public utilities to purchase electricity. Authorizes issuance of $5,000,000 in general obligation bonds to construct low-head hydroelectric plants.

AGT/CPH, WAM

 

 

   

AGT ONLY (Approximately 2:00 p.m. )

   

SB 2184

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

 

AGT, WAM

     

SB 2136

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE CONTROL OF FIREWEED.

Appropriates $50,000 to implement short-term methods for the control of fireweed.

AGT, WAM

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW, IF TIME PERMITS.

Persons wishing to testify should submit 40 copies of their testimony to the committee clerk, Room 228, State Capitol 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony may also be faxed if less than 5 pages in length, to the Senate Sergeant-At-Arms Office at 586-6659 or 1-800-586-6659 (toll free for neighbor islands), at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. When faxing, please indicate to whom the testimony is being submitted, the date and time of the hearing, and the required number of copies needed for submittal.

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids or services to participate in the public hearing process (i.e., sign language interpreter, wheelchair accessibility, or parking designated for the disabled) please contact the committee clerk 24 hours prior to the hearing so arrangements can be made.

Public Folder. A folder labeled "Public Folder" containing the measures and testimonies for the hearing will be available for shared use by members of the public.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT 586-7340.

 

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Senator Jan Yagi Buen

Chair

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Senator Ron Menor

Chair