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, April 02, 2009

TIME:

3:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 2

 

SB 892, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1235)

Status

RELATING TO INSURANCE.

Updates references in insurance code and updates continuing education requirements for insurance licensees. Adopts the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' Authorization for Criminal History Record Check Model Act to allow fingerprinting of insurance licensees.

 

CPC/JUD, FIN

SB 1218, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1267)

Status

RELATING TO MORTGAGE LOAN ORIGINATORS.

Allows the commissioner of financial institutions to regulate, license, examine, and enforce laws regulating mortgage loan originators. Exempts mortgage loan originators from chapter 454, HRS, relating to mortgage brokers and solicitors. Effective July 1, 2090.

 

CPC/JUD, FIN

SB 309

(HSCR1138)

Status

 

RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.

Clarifies that sheriffs' chaplains are entitled to workers' compensation.

 

PBS/LAB, FIN

SB 1568, SD2

(HSCR1259)

Status

RELATING TO UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE.

Extends unemployment benefits to individuals seeking part-time work and to workers separated from employment for a compelling family reason.

 

LAB, HUS, FIN

SB 947, SD1

(HSCR1170)

Status

RELATING TO UNEMPLOYMENT CONTRIBUTION RATES.

Intended to conform Hawaii's unemployment insurance law to federal law to ensure uniform application to all state unemployment insurance experience rating transfers for employers.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 62, SD1, HD1

(HSCR988)

Status

RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.

Requires independent medical examinations and permanent impairment rating examinations to be performed by physicians mutually agreed upon by employers and employees or appointed by the director of labor and industrial relations.

 

LAB, 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