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, April 06, 2009

TIME:

3:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 2

 

SB 868, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1185)

Status

RELATING TO ENERGY RESOURCES.

Addresses deficiencies in Hawaii's energy resources coordination statutes. Provides policy guidance to ensure adequate detail on the nature and relationship of the energy data analysis functions of the state energy resources coordinator and energy program.

 

EEP, CPC, FIN

SB 1173, SD2, HD2

(HSCR1242)

Status

RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.

Establishes energy-efficiency initiatives necessary for and contributing to the transition of Hawaii's energy sector to non‑petroleum energy sources. Effective 01/01/90.

 

EEP/WLO, CPC, FIN

SB 1202, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1083)

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION ENERGY INITIATIVES.

Establishes the development of non-fossil fuel transportation as a state policy goal. Requires the designation of parking spaces for electric vehicles and provides penalties for parking a non-electric vehicle in reserved spaces. Requires state and county agencies to follow a priority list when purchasing energy-efficient vehicles, including electric vehicles. Includes requirements for developing an electric vehicle infrastructure. Establishes the Transportation Energy Transformation Grant Fund Program.

 

EEP, FIN

SB 50, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1274)

Status

RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY PRODUCERS.

Sets terms and conditions for leases of public lands to renewable energy producers, including requiring a public hearing, project completion, design, and financing documentation, and limitations on terminating or altering existing leases of public lands affected.

 

WLO/EEP, FIN

SB 1069, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1161)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.

Requires the Hawaii community development authority to collaborate with and consider the recommendations of the Kakaako Makai Community Planning Advisory Council in developing, accepting, and implementing plans for the development of Kakaako makai. Requires continued participation of CPAC in Kakaako makai property transferred to county or state agency.

 

WLO, FIN

SB 1345, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1270)

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Provides for fair compensation, including an automatic lease extension, when leased public land for agricultural or pastoral uses is withdrawn, condemned, or taken for public purposes. Effective 07/01/20.

 

WLO/AGR, FIN

SB 1352, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1296)

Status

RELATING TO BUREAU OF CONVEYANCES.

Transfers fee time share interest from the land court system to the regular system. Establishes a working group to resolve implementation issues. Establishes a pilot program to implement electronic recording of fee time share interests. Allows bureau of conveyances to charge a fee for deregistration of a fee time share interest.

 

WLO, JUD, FIN

SB 522, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1264)

Status

RELATING TO LAND COURT.

Requires the assistant registrar of the land court to provide an image and index of all instruments that contain real property transactions to the county designated as a central clearinghouse under a memorandum of understanding agreement agreed upon by the counties.

 

WLO, 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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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.

 

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Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair