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:

Wednesday, March 04, 2009

TIME:

10:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 2

 

HB 1470

(HSCR407)

Status

RELATING TO HAWAII PUBLIC PROCUREMENT CODE.

Exempts GSA-approved sole source vendors on procurements involving federal matching funds from certain sole source procurement provisions.

 

EBM, FIN

HB 1692, HD1

(HSCR43)

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Restricts state low-income housing leases in certain cases, to no more than 5 years.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 311

(HSCR96)

Status

RELATING TO LIQUOR.

Makes various administrative, technical amendments to the liquor license and liquor tax laws.

 

CPC/JUD, FIN

HB 645, HD1

(HSCR167)

Status

RELATING TO KAENA POINT.

Establishes a pilot program to issue annual passes to Hawaii residents to fish overnight at Kaena Point State Park Reserve.

 

WLO, FIN

HB 1693

(HSCR426)

Status

RELATING TO WEST OAHU.

Requires the Office of Planning to review the City & County of Honolulu's revised Ewa Development Plan to ensure the infrastructural needs of the rapidly developing area are adequately met.

 

WLO, FIN

HB 899

(HSCR574)

Status

RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.

Clarifies and strengthens the Office of Hawaiian Affairs' bond authority.

 

HAW, FIN

HB 1665

(HSCR227)

Status

RELATING TO HAWAIIAN FISHPONDS.

Prohibits the sale of public lands on which government-owned Hawaiian fishponds are located.

 

HAW, FIN

HB 1666, HD1

(HSCR576)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE.

Requires that all state and county letterheads, emblems, and symbols, when newly created, replaced, reprinted, or otherwise revised, contain the accurate, appropriate, and authentic Hawaiian names and language.

 

HAW, FIN

HB 1015

(HSCR575)

Status

RELATING TO OBLIGATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TRUST FUND.

Enables the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to begin construction on affordable housing projects without having the full and final amount of the capital costs on hand at the beginning of the project.

 

HAW, 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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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