HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008

 

COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & BUSINESS CONCERNS

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita, Chair

Rep. Glenn Wakai, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Lyla B. Berg, Ph.D.

Rep. Joey Manahan

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Jerry L. Chang

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Rep. Corinne W.L. Ching

Rep. Robert N. Herkes

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

March 13, 2008

TIME:

10:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2748, SD1

(SSCR2718)

Status

RELATING TO THE PROCUREMENT CODE.

Requires offerors to submit verifiable proof all of applicable trade licenses along with bids or proposals. Eff. 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

EDB

SB 591, SD3

(SSCR2852)

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Repeals and reenacts the capital goods excise tax credit in order to reflect the definitions and other references to the Internal Revenue Code. (SB591 SD3)

 

EDB, FIN

SB 2827, SD1

(SSCR2304)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC CONTRACTS.

Requires purchasing agencies, one day prior to the posting of public contract awards, to notify all offerors and affiliates of offerors of information regarding the award and basis for the award. (SD1)

 

EDB

SB 1793, SD1

(SSCR760)

Status

RELATING TO THE NATURAL ENERGY LABORATORY OF HAWAII AUTHORITY.

Proposed HD1: Grants the natural energy laboratory of Hawaii authority power to directly communicate with the governor and the legislature, and to make employment-related decisions and purchase supplies without approval from the director of business, economic development, and tourism.

 

EDB, FIN

 

 

 

Copies of the proposed HD1 are available in room 402 and on the Legislature's Web site: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

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 Room 316 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6221(Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to EDBtestimony@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 Committee Clerk at 586-6330 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.

 

Selected meetings are broadcast live. Check the current legislative broadcast schedule on the "Capitol TV" Web site at www.capitoltv.org OR call 550-8074.

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Chair