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:

March 19, 2008

TIME:

2:00 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 423

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 868, SD2

(SSCR2795)

Status

RELATING TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.

Maintains a policy of open communications with boards and commissions when a department director is considering invoking their rights under section 26-35(a)(1), HRS, to represent a board or commission before the legislature. (SD2)

 

LMG, FIN

SB 2824, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1103-08)

Status

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

To ensure compliance with procurement code, requires State Procurement Office annual random audits of government purchasing agencies and audits of agencies selected based on a pattern of agency noncompliance. Appropriates funds for Auditor to audit State Procurement Office and Executive agencies. (SB2824 HD1)

 

EDB, LMG, FIN

SB 2830, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1125-08)

Status

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 develop a model for 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; establishes a task force to focus on the needs and issues of grandparents raising grandchildren; appropriates funds to the executive office on aging to continue its respite inventory project in collaboration with the University of Hawaii. Increases payments for level of care for ARCH types I and II, licensed developmental disabilities domiciliary homes, community care foster family homes, and certified adult foster homes by 7% from $641.90 to $686.83 for level I and from $749.90 to $802.39 for level II homes. (SB2830 HD1)

 

HLT/HSH, LMG, FIN

SB 2845, SD2

(HSCR1073-08)

Status

RELATING TO REORGANIZATION OF STATE AGENCIES.

Directs the legislative reference bureau to research the responsibilities of state agencies that are integral to achieving state energy objectives; identify any duplication or deficiency in the state agencies' responsibilities; research how other states address similar deficiencies in the administration of their energy policies; and make recommendations regarding how the state agencies can be reorganized to advance the long‑term energy strategy. (SB2845 SD2)

 

EEP, 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: 5 copies (including an original) to Room 322 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6271(Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

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 586-6270 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. Michael Y. Magaoay

Chair