HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008

 

COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE

Rep. Clift Tsuji, Chair

Rep. Tom Brower, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Lyla B. Berg, Ph.D.

Rep. Glenn Wakai

Rep. Jerry L. Chang

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Robert N. Herkes

Rep. Corinne W.L. Ching

Rep. Joey Manahan

Rep. Colleen Rose Meyer

 

COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

Rep. Hermina M. Morita, Chair

Rep. Mele Carroll , Vice Chair

 

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Roland D. Sagum, III

Rep. Jon Riki Karamatsu

Rep. Scott K. Saiki

Rep. Michael Y. Magaoay

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, March 28, 2008

TIME:

9:00am

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HCR 208/ HR 176

Status

 

SUPPORTING CONGRESSIONAL ACTION TO EXEMPT THE STATE OF HAWAII FROM FEDERAL PREEMPTION PROHIBITING STATE INSPECTION OF PLANTS, PLANT PRODUCTS, AND OTHER BIOLOGICAL ORGANISMS.

 

 

 

AGR/EEP

HCR 326/ HR 270

Status

 

REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO DEVISE A PLAN WITHIN ONE YEAR TO TIMELY EXPEDITE THE INTRODUCTION AND DELIVERY OF HAWAIIAN CACAO TO THE MARKETPLACE.

 

 

 

AGR, EDB

 

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 310 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-8524 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to AGRtestimony@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 586-6366 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. Hermina Morita

Chair

 

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Rep. Clift Tsuji

Chair