HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008

 

COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE MANAGEMENT

Rep. Michael Y. Magaoay, Chair

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Pono Chong

Rep. Lynn Finnegan

Rep. Blake K. Oshiro

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

February 5, 2008

TIME:

2:00 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2196, HD1

(HSCR13-08)

RELATING TO CAREGIVING.

Extends the joint legislative committee on family caregiving; changes the committee's name to the joint legislative committee on aging in place; expands the committee's mandate to include aging in place issues related to family caregiving; requires the aging and disability resource center to report to the committee; requires the joint legislative committee to conduct a cash and counseling project; appropriates funds to the joint legislative committee; allows kupuna care to include overnight, weekend, and emergency respite, as well as provide grants to caregivers and for home modification; appropriates funds to the kupuna care program. (HB2196 HD1)

 

HLT/HSH, LMG, FIN

HB 2908

RELATING TO AUDIT RECOMMENDATIONS.

Requires the Auditor to submit an annual report to the Legislature identifying all audit recommendations more than one year old that have not been implemented. Requires all affected agencies notified by the Auditor that an audit recommendation more than one year old has not been implemented to submit a written report to the Auditor, the Senate President, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives explaining why the recommendation was not implemented and the estimated date of implementation. Requires each department, office or agency, or political subdivision subject to an audit to provide updates on the implementation of the Auditor's recommendations at intervals prescribed by the Auditor.

 

LMG, FIN

HB 3313

RELATING TO THE STATE CAPITOL BUILDING.

Appropriates $80,000 to upgrade and enhance the wiring in the public rooms of the capitol, including the conference rooms used for public hearings, the capitol auditorium, and both chambers, to increase digital access and to improve safety and ease of use by the public.

 

LMG, FIN

HB 2064

RELATING TO THE BUDGET.

Clarifies that the joint legislative budget committee may hold public hearings on gubernatorial budget restrictions and funds withholding. Requires prior written notice to the joint legislative budget committee of any intent to restrict or withhold any funds. Requires executive agency allotment estimates to include all amounts appropriated by the legislature.

 

LMG, FIN

HB 2751

RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE PROCEEDINGS ON THE INTERNET.

Appropriates funds for archived and indexed video and audio streams of legislative proceedings on the internet.

 

LMG, 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 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: 25 copies (including an original) to Room 322 in the State Capitol; or

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 568-6271 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands).

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to LMGtestimony@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 586-586-6380 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. Michael Y. Magaoay

Chair