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:

Friday, February 27, 2009

TIME:

1:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 4

 

HB 370, HD1

(HSCR129)

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Clarifies that the additional one cent license tax added to diesel fuel is not applicable to diesel oil that is sold for use in electric power generation by a power-generating facility.

 

EEP, FIN

HB 371, HD1

(HSCR280)

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Repeals the sunset provision relating to the one cent tax on naphtha fuel used in a power-generating facility.

 

EEP, CPC, FIN

HB 1464, HD2

(HSCR311)

Status

RELATING TO ENERGY RESOURCES.

Clarifies solar water heater variance request procedures and authority and provides guidance with respect to solar water heater system standards.

 

EEP/HSG, CPC, FIN

HB 1404

Status

RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX.

Makes the GET exemption amendments for timeshare operators and condominium submanagers permanent.

 

FIN

HB 1043

Status

RELATING TO LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDITS.

Makes state low-income housing tax credits more valuable by shortening the period over which the credits can be taken from ten years to five years.

 

FIN

HB 333, HD1

(HSCR139)

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Creates a state earned income tax credit funded initially with TANF funds. Restricts the interest charged by tax preparers to clients who claim the earned income tax credit.

 

HUS, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair