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:

4:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 3

 

SB 521, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1263)

Status

RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY.

Requires the registrar of the bureau of conveyances to provide, within 10 days after each week and free of charge, an image and index of all documents and instruments have been recorded in the registrar's office that week relating to regular system land in all the counties, to the county designated in a memorandum of understanding agreed upon by the counties to act as a central clearinghouse.

 

WLO, FIN

SB 636, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1272)

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.

Fortifies the recreational renaissance program of the department of land and natural resources through various amendments to state law.

 

WLO, FIN

SB 378, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1262)

Status

RELATING TO FISHING.

Requires DLNR to continue to hold public informational meetings to hear concerns and suggestions from the public regarding the taking and protection of uhu, weke/moana kali, and ulua/papio. Requires DLNR to use and present all available data to support the basis for any rule proposed based on public input, and if no data is available, use all available means to gather the necessary data. Requires DLNR to develop a monitoring and evaluation program to determine the effects that runoff, sedimentation, pollution, lack or profusion of fresh water intrusion into the marine ecosystem, and the introduction of invasive species have on the ecosystem that affects the habitat and forage of uhu, weke/moana kali, and ulua/papio. Requires DLNR to develop a monitoring and evaluation program to determine the outcomes to be achieved by the implementation of any proposed rule and estimate the timeframes through which the outcomes will be achieved.

 

WLO, FIN

SB 496, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1305)

Status

RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.

Makes various amendments to charter school administration and operations.

 

EDN, FIN

SB 1120

(HSCR1147)

Status

RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.

Clarifies civil service status of employees at 2 conversion charter schools, Waialae and Lanikai elementary schools.

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

SB 1058, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1194)

Status

RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.

Directs the attorney general to coordinate a review of the impact of diverting marijuana and low-level felony drug offenders out of the criminal justice system into treatment. Establishes a task force to examine issues relating to medical marijuana patients and current medical marijuana laws. Establishes a task force to examine the effects of salvia divinorum.

 

JUD/PBS, 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