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:

Tuesday, March 03, 2009

TIME:

6:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 9

 

HB 1171

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Extends the sunset date of Act 2, Second Special Session Laws of Hawaii 2007, from the forty-fifth day following adjournment sine die of the Regular Session of 2009 to the forty-fifth day following adjournment sine die of the Regular Session of 2010.

 

FIN

HB 142

(HSCR287)

Status

RELATING TO INTRA-STATE AVIATION.

Exempts the general excise and use taxes on fuel sold from a foreign-trade zone to common carriers for use in interisland air transportation.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1166

(HSCR558)

Status

RELATING TO THE PASSENGER FACILITY CHARGE SPECIAL FUND.

To provide the Airports Division, Department of Transportation with additional financing options utilizing its Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) revenues to construct airports capital improvement projects (CIP) and to provide the statutory framework to permit the execution of these financial options.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 145, HD1

(HSCR48)

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.

Establishes the photo red light imaging detector system program. Authorizes counties to implement the program. Requires fines collected to be paid directly to the county in which the fine occurred. Increases the time to mail a citation to the owner of the vehicle that used a high occupancy lane illegally.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 553, HD2

(HSCR459)

Status

RELATING TO MEDICAL ENTERPRISE ZONES.

Establishes medical enterprise zones in the State to encourage the development of medical and research services. Creates a 7-year pilot medical enterprise zone in West Maui.

 

EBM, HLT, FIN

HB 1617

(HSCR89)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO.

Establishes the office of the vice chancellor for research and economic development at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

 

HED, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair