HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2009

 

COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION & COMMERCE

Rep. Robert N. Herkes, Chair

Rep. Glenn Wakai, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. John M. Mizuno

Rep. Rida Cabanilla

Rep. Hermina M. Morita

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Jon Riki Karamatsu

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

 

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

Rep. Jon Riki Karamatsu, Chair

Rep. Ken Ito, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Hermina M. Morita

Rep. Rida Cabanilla

Rep. Blake K. Oshiro

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Rep. Robert N. Herkes

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Glenn Wakai

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

Rep. John M. Mizuno

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, March 30, 2009

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 205, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1282)

Status

RELATING TO OWNER-BUILDERS.

Requires applicants for county building permits under the owner-builder exemption from the contractor licensing law to submit their state and federal tax identification numbers, federal and state tax clearances, and certificate of workers' compensation insurance. (SB205 HD1)

 

EBM, CPC/JUD

SB 300, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1179)

Status

RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.

Requires class 5 dispenser liquor licensees to carry liability insurance as a condition of acquiring, transferring, and renewing a license. (SB300 HD1)

 

EBM, CPC/JUD

SB 58, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1111)

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE.

Creates a driver exclusion endorsement to enable a named insured to exclude specified persons from being covered under a policy. Effective July 1, 2050. (SB58 HD1)

 

TRN, CPC/JUD

SB 53

(HSCR1142)

Status

RELATING TO INSURANCE.

Amends Act 177, Session Laws of Hawaii 2008 (Life Settlements Model Act) by repealing the requirement that the insurance commissioner report annually to the legislature on the implementation and effects of Act 177 and by making the Act permanent.

 

HLT, CPC/JUD

SB 113

(HSCR1115)

Status

RELATING TO DENTISTS.

Authorizes the board of dental examiners to sanction licensees for false or misleading advertising.

 

HLT, CPC/JUD

 

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: 1 (one) copy to CPC Vice Chair, Room 316 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to CPC Vice Chair at 586-6221 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to CPC Vice Chair at CPCtestimony@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 CPC Committee Clerk at 586-6196 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. Jon Riki Karamatsu

Chair

 

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Rep. Robert N. Herkes

Chair