HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008

 

COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION & COMMERCE

Rep. Robert N. Herkes, Chair

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Rep. Josh Green, M.D.

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Hermina M. Morita

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

Rep. Alex M. Sonson

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

TIME:

2:00 pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

SB 2896 SD2 has been deleted from the agenda. The committee referral for the measure has changed from CPC, JUD to LAB, CPC/JUD.

 

 

SB 3245, SD1

(SSCR2643)

Status

RELATING TO LIFE INSURANCE.

Allows premiums for employee group life insurance policies to be paid entirely by the employer or the insured employee, respectively, or by both. Eliminates requirement that the employee group life insurance policies must cover at least ten employees at date of issue. Eliminates policy limits against loss due to death of a dependent other than the spouse of the insured employee under an employee group life insurance policy. Excludes from the applicability of laws relating to the replacement of life insurance policies and annuities the exercise among corporate affiliates of a term conversion privilege. (SD1)

 

CPC, LAB

SB 3092, SD1

(SSCR2664)

Status

RELATING TO SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER.

Stipulates that only the last four digits of an individual's social security number shall be listed on judgments, orders, or decrees endorsed and recorded in the bureau of conveyances or land court. Effective 1/1/50. (SB3092 SD1)

 

CPC, JUD

SB 2896, SD2

(SSCR2739)

Status

RELATING TO CONTRACTORS.

Amends 444-10.5, HRS, to prohibit the resumption of work for any person who is issued a citation for operating without a contractor's license in good standing until a hearing is conducted, and makes the issuance of citations and cease and desist orders mandatory. (SD2)

 

CPC, JUD

SB 2312

(SSCR2559)

Status

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.

Allows condominium associations to invest funds in certificates of deposit through the Certificate of Deposit Account Registry Service network.

 

CPC, JUD

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing with a transmittal cover indicating:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee the comments are directed to;

     The date and time of the hearing;

     Measure number; and

     The number of copies the Committee is requesting.

 

While every effort will be made to copy, organize, and collate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed to the incorrect office, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 5 copies (including an original) to CPC Vice Chair, Room 315, in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to CPC Vice Chair at 586-6161 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to CPCtestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the Legislative Web site after the hearing adjourns. This public posting of testimony on the Web site 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 CPC Committee Clerk at 586-6172 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. Robert N. Herkes

Chair