HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2002

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Dwight Takamine, Chair

Rep. Bertha Kawakami, Vice Chair

Rep. Ben Cabreros

Rep. Nobu Yonamine

Rep. Willie Espero

Rep. Ron Davis

Rep. Michael Magaoay

Rep. Charles Djou

Rep. Bob Nakasone

Rep. Bertha Leong

Rep. Scott Saiki

Rep. Mark Moses

Rep. Nathan Suzuki

Rep. Jim Rath

NOTICE OF HEARING

DATE:

Tuesday, February 26, 2002

TIME:

1:45 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

A G E N D A # 5

HB 2045

HD1

(HSCR230-02)

RELATING TO REVENUE BONDS.

Authorizes a corporation established by a county as a public body corporate and politic and instrumentality and agency of the county for the purpose of owning or operating facilities for the furnishing of electricity, or any board of a county that owns or operates facilities for the same, to issue revenue bonds.

EEP, FIN

HB 2044

HD1

(HSCR229-02)

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Exempts contracts by government bodies from the procurement code to procure goods, services, or construction for the operation of an electric utility owned or operated by any county with a population under 100,000.

EEP, FIN

HB 2452

(HSCR188-02)

RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES.

Extends the effective term of Act 290, SLH 1997, for an additional three years until 6/30/05 to encourage the use of electric vehicles by exempting them from various requirements applicable to conventional, internal combustion engine-powered vehicles.

TRN/EEP, FIN

HB 2577

HD1

(HSCR133-02)

RELATING TO DEVELOPMENT OF PUBLIC LANDS.

Grants the Harbors Division of the Department greater flexibility in the disposition of leases for and to a broader spectrum of potential uses and users subject to the approval of the BLNR.

TRN/WLU, FIN

HB 2584

HD1

(HSCR409-02)

RELATING TO CONCESSIONS ON PUBLIC PROPERTY.

Authorizes the Director to extend revocable permits for concessions for an additional period not to exceed one year if extensions are necessary in light of a natural disaster, or the continuation of an adverse economic condition which would adversely affect the State's ability to solicit and obtain favorable bid proposals.

TRN, FIN

HB 2197

HD1

(HSCR107-02)

RELATING TO CONCESSIONAIRES.

Grants economic relief to airport concessionaires.

TRN, FIN

     

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

PERSONS WISHING TO TESTIFY ARE REQUESTED TO SUBMIT 35 COPIES OF THEIR TESTIMONY AT LEAST 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE HEARING TO: (1) ROOM 306, STATE CAPITOL, OR (2) THE HOUSE SGT.-AT-ARMS PERSONNEL IN THE TURNAROUND AREA OF THE CAPITOL BASEMENT PARKING LOT. TESTIMONY MAY BE FAXED TO THE HOUSE SGT.-AT-ARMS OFFICE AT: 586-6501 (OAHU) OR 1-800-535-3859 (NEIGHBOR ISLANDS). WHEN FAXING, PLEASE INDICATE TO WHOM THE TESTIMONY IS BEING SUBMITTED, THE DATE AND TIME OF THE HEARING, AND THE REQUIRED NO. OF COPIES THAT ARE NEEDED FOR SUBMITTAL.

IT IS ALSO REQUESTED THAT THE COPIES BE ON ONE SIDE OF AN 8-1/2" X 11" SHEET. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT 586-6200.

IF YOU REQUIRE SPECIAL ASSISTANCE OR AUXILIARY AIDS AND/OR SERVICES TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PUBLIC HEARING PROCESS OF THE STATE HOUSE (I.E., SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER, WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY, OR PARKING DESIGNATED FOR THE DISABLED), PLEASE CONTACT THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT LEAST 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE HEARING SO ARRANGEMENTS CAN BE MADE.

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Rep. Dwight Y. Takamine

Chair