HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro, Chair

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Karen Leinani Awana

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Bob Nakasone

Rep. Kymberly Marcos Pine

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Jon Riki Karamatsu

Rep. Karl Rhoads

Rep. Gene Ward, Ph.D.

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Michael Y. Magaoay

Rep. Roland D. Sagum, III

 

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Joey Manahan

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

 

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Rep. John Mizuno

Rep. Colleen Rose Meyer

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

TIME:

1:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 1A

 

Please note that HCR 71 HD1 and HR 62 HD1 have been added to the agenda.

 

HCR 206 / HR 174

Status

 

(Email Testimony)

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING COMPUTER GENERATED AUTO-CALCULATING TAX FORMS.

 

 

FIN

HCR 372 / HR 308

Status

 

(Email Testimony)

REQUESTING THE JUDICIARY TO REPORT ON THE FEASIBILITY OF CREATING A FIFTH JUDGE OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND CIRCUIT AND HOLDING SESSIONS ON MOLOKAI UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.

 

 

FIN

HCR 339 / HR 280

Status

 

(Email Testimony)

 

MANDATING THE CREATION OF A SINGLE WEBSITE FOR PUBLIC ACCESS TO STATE EXPENDITURES.

 

 

FIN

HCR 351 / HR 289

Status

 

(Email Testimony)

REQUESTING A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON IMPLEMENTING THE BEST PRACTICE OF FRONT LOADING REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE COSTS OF STATE FACILITIES FOR SET ASIDE FOR EVENTUAL FUTURE REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE COSTS.

 

FIN

HCR 71, HD1

(HSCR1400-08)

Status

 

HR 62, HD1

(HSCR1399-08)

Status

URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO ONLY PURCHASE OR LEASE LARGE SCHOOL BUSES THAT HAVE AN OPERABLE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY AT ALL DESIGNATED SEATING POSITIONS AND SEAT BACKS THAT ARE AT LEAST TWENTY‑FOUR INCHES IN HEIGHT.

 

 

 

EDN, FIN

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 date and agenda no. of the hearing;

     Measure number;

     If you will be testifying in person or submitting written testimony only;

     The Committee the comments are directed to; 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: 2 copies to Room 306 in the State Capitol. It is required that the copies be on one side of an 8 " X 11" sheet;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6001 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands);

OR

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to FINtestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov. Please include the measure number, date of hearing, and agenda no. in the subject line or click on the appropriate "Email Testimony" link above.

 

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 586-6200 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.

 

 

 

 

________________________________________

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair