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:

Monday, March 02, 2009

TIME:

4:44 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 8

 

HB 39, HD1

(HSCR620)

Status

RELATING TO STATE REVENUES.

Adds a $5 surcharge to the fee charged by a state agency for certain services. Requires the surcharge to be deposited into the general fund.

 

FIN

HB 42, HD1

(HSCR621)

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Conforms with the extended bonus depreciation and small business expensing provisions of the Internal Revenue Code.

 

FIN

HB 1260, HD1

(HSCR623)

Status

RELATING TO GOVERNMENT.

Establishes a state securitization account within the Department of Accounting and General Services.

 

FIN

HB 1710

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Establishes an amnesty for delinquent income tax obligations, provides equitable relief in certain tax situations, and places the burden of proof on the department of taxation in certain circumstances.

 

FIN

HB 1153, HD1

(HSCR622)

Status

RELATING TO CONFORMITY OF THE HAWAII INCOME TAX LAW TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.

Provides a short form measure for conforming amendments to the Hawaii income tax law based upon amendments to the Internal Revenue Code for calendar year 2008.

 

FIN

HB 1175, HD1

(HSCR644)

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Increases the cigarette tax from 10 cents per cigarette to 14 cents per cigarette beginning July 1, 2009.

 

FIN

HB 1184, HD1

(HSCR645)

Status

RELATING TO STATE GOVERNMENT.

Creates temporary exemptions in procurement, rule-making, and employment statutes for programs, services, and benefits using funds allocated to the State by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

 

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: 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

 

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 586-6200 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. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair