HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2009

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro, Chair

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Karen Leinani Awana

Rep. Roland D. Sagum, III

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Jessica Wooley

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Kymberly Marcos Pine

Rep. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Chris Lee

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 26, 2009

TIME:

11:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 2

 

HB 1738

(HSCR361)

Status

RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Deletes the sunset date of 1/2/11 on the prohibition on approving employees' retirement system benefit enhancements while an unfunded accrued liability exists.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 1550, HD1

(HSCR359)

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Imposes the state income tax on rollovers made by state and county employees from qualifying deferred-compensation plans and qualifying annuity plans to eligible retirement plans or individual retirement accounts if the funds are used to obtain retirement credits. (HB1550 HD1)

 

LAB, FIN

HB 1584

Status

RELATING TO THE RATE OF INTEREST APPLICABLE TO OVERPAYMENTS OF TAX.

Amends the current interest rate payable on overpayments of tax to the rate of one-third of one per cent for each month or fraction thereof.

 

FIN

HB 1739

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Prohibits recipients of federal grants or moneys from qualifying for state tax credits.

 

FIN

HB 1491, HD1

(HSCR477)

Status

RELATING TO ETHANOL FACILITY TAX CREDIT.

Caps the total annual amount of ethanol facility tax credits allowed at $8,000,000 in the aggregate between 7/1/11 to 12/31/12. (HB1491 HD1)

 

EEP, FIN

HB 1551

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Removes the refunding feature of the capital goods excise tax credit from 01/01/09 to 06/30/15.

 

FIN

HB 1495

Status

RELATING TO STATE INCOME TAX.

Repeals deduction of wagering losses for Hawaii state income tax purposes.

 

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.

 

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Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 2 copies (including an original) to Room 306 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6001 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

WEB: For comments less than 4MB in size, transmit through the Web page at http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/emailtestimony

 

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Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair