THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2009

 

COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS

Senator Donna Mercado Kim, Chair

Senator Shan S. Tsutsui, Vice Chair

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF DECISION MAKING

 

 

DATE:

Thursday March 5, 2009

TIME:

10:20 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 211

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

 

 

SB 884, SD1

(SSCR419)

Testimony

Status

RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS.

Transfers excess balance from the deposit beverage container special fund to the general fund to address the budget shortfall in fiscal biennium 2009-2011; authorizes the administration to set reasonable deposit beverage container fees. (SD1)

 

HTH/CPN, WAM

SB 1173, SD1

(SSCR359)

Testimony

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. (SD1)

 

ENE/CPN, WAM

SB 1276, SD1

(SSCR382)

Testimony

Status

RELATING TO SMALL BUSINESS.

Makes various administrative and technical amendments to the small business regulatory flexibility act. Codifies the small business bill of rights. (SD1)

 

EDT/CPN, WAM

(Measure deleted on 03-02-09)

SB 1668, SD1

(SSCR415)

Testimony

Status

RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.

Establishes requirements for aged, blind, temporarily incapacitated, and disabled persons eligibility for assistance. (SD1)

 

HMS, WAM

(Measure deleted on 03-02-09)

SB 43, SD1

(SSCR226)

Testimony

Status

RELATING TO PHYSICIAN WORKFORCE ASSESSMENT.

Creates John A. Burns school of medicine special fund; establishes a $60 physician workforce assessment fee to renew physician and osteopathic physician licenses; transfers those fees from compliance resolution fund for deposit to the special fund for Hawaii physician workforce assessment information; appropriates funds; requires annual and biennial reports; repeals the physician workforce assessment fee and the transfer of fees from the compliance resolution fund on June 30, 2012. (SD1)

 

HRE/HTH, WAM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Decision making meeting only, no public testimony will be accepted.

 

Persons wishing to comment should submit their comments in one of the following ways:

 

         By Email: Comments may be emailed if less than 5 pages in length, to the Committee at WAMTestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov . Please indicate the measure, date and time of the hearing. Email sent to individual offices or any other Senate office will not be accepted.

 

         By Web: Comments may be submitted online if less than 4MB in size, at http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/emailtestimony.

 

         In person: 1 copy of their Comments to the committee clerk, Room 210, State Capitol.

 

         By fax: Comments may be faxed if less than 5 pages in length, to the Senate Sergeant-At-Arms Office at 586-6659 or 1-800-586-6659 (toll free for neighbor islands), at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. When faxing, please indicate to which committee the comments is being submitted and the date and time of the hearing.

 

 

 

FOR AMENDED HEARING NOTICES: If the notice is an amended notice, measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored. If there is a measure that is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids or services to participate in the public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the committee clerk 24 hours prior to the hearing so arrangements can be made.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT 586-6800.

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Donna Mercado Kim

Chair