COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

Thursday, January 31, 2002

2:00 p.m.

Conference Room 309; State Capitol

AGENDA:

The Department of Transportation will present an update on the following items:

1) Budget Priorities

a. Airports

b. Harbors

c. Highways

2) Highway Projects Starting this Year

3) Special Session Security Appropriation Expenditure Plans

4) Photo Cameras

5) Airline Merger

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Thursday, January 31, 2002

2:30 p.m.

Conference Room 329; State Capitol

AGENDA:

HB 2090

RELATING TO PRINCIPALS AND VICE-PRINCIPALS.

Requires newly hired principals and vice-principals to be 12-month employees. Gives current principals and vice-principals until December 30, 2002 to convert from 9-month to 12-month employee.

EDN, LAB, FIN

HB 1973

RELATING TO SCHOOL ATTENDANCE.

Requires DOE to give priority to children of DOE principals and teachers in granting geographical exceptions.

EDN

HB 1974

RELATING TO SCHOOL REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE. Provides funds for a position in the department of accounting and general services to coordinate public and private efforts to repair and maintain public schools.

EDN, FIN

HB 1969

RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

Allows the board of education to employ attorneys without the attorney general's approval.

EDN, FIN

Decision making to follow.

 

COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND BUSINESS CONCERNS AND COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT

Friday February 1, 2002

8:30 a.m.

Conference Room 309; State Capitol

AGENDA:

HB 1795

RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT ORGANIZATIONS.

Exempts from the GET, amounts paid to a professional employment organization on behalf of employees hired by a client company.

EDB/LAB, FIN

Decision making to follow.

 

 

COMMITTEE ON WATER AND LAND USE AND COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE

Friday, February 1, 2002

8:30 a.m.

Conference Room 325; State Capitol

AGENDA:

HB 1978

RELATING TO LAND USE.

Amends land use provisions.

WLU/AGR, FIN

HB 1832

RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LAND PRESERVATION.

Provides standards, criteria, to conserve and protect agricultural land. Allows transfer of development credits and provide incentives for landowners to keep important agricultural lands for agricultural uses.

WLU/AGR, FIN

HB 1797

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RELATING TO THE HAWAII AGRICULTURAL LAND PRESERVATION ACT.

Allows owners of agricultural lands, subject to approval of chairperson of BOA and County Council, to place lands in agricultural preservation districts. Also, provides criteria for eligibility. Restricts lands in district to agricultural uses. Exempts agricultural products produced in districts from GET, and exempts lands from property tax.

AGR/WLU, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HB 1798

RELATING TO LAND USE.

Increases the maximum acreage for county-processed land use district boundary amendments and special permit requests from 15 acres to 75 acres.

WLU, FIN

HB 2662

RELATING TO LAND USE.

Establishes standards and criteria and process for identification of important agricultural lands. Provides one-time process to reclassify lands of low agricultural resource value to the rural land district. Amends the uses within the rural land use district.

WLU/AGR, FIN

Decision making to follow.

 

 

COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT AND COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS

Friday, February 1, 2002

9:00 a.m.

Conference Room 309; State Capitol

AGENDA:

HB 712

RELATING TO SECURITY AT VARIOUS STATE HOSPITALS.

Transfers the functions and authority of uniformed security employees and security contracts for the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation from the Department of Public Safety to the corporation, and authorizes the corporation to privatize these security functions.

PSM/LAB, HLT, FIN

HB 1772

RELATING TO RESIDENCY OF POLICE OFFICER APPLICANTS.

Allows police office applicants to be nonresidents upon application but requires them to establish residency upon employment.

LAB/PSM, FIN

HB 1899

RELATING TO LEAVES OF ABSENCE.

Re-enacts leaves of absence law relating to the pay of officers and employees on active military service and nonforfeiture for absence.

LAB/PSM, FIN

     

Decision making to follow.