HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2009

 

COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE

Rep. Clift Tsuji, Chair

Rep. Jessica Wooley, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Lyla B. Berg

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Glenn Wakai

Rep. Joey Manahan

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

TIME:

9:00am

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1271, HD1

(HSCR104)

Status

RELATING TO GOVERNMENT.

Establishes the Hawaii Energy and Food Security Task Force to address Hawaii's energy and food security needs. Increases the tax collected on each barrel of imported oil, and allocates a portion thereof for energy security uses. (HB1271 HD1)

 

EEP, AGR, FIN

HB 212

Status

RELATING TO FARMERS.

Creates a beginning farmer assessment task force to investigate the decline of beginning farmers and to identify those interested in programs designed to help them.

 

AGR, 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 327 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-8544(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 586-8480or 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. Clift Tsuji

Chair