HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2010

 

COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION, BUSINESS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey, Chair

Rep. Isaac W. Choy, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Lyla B. Berg

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Glenn Wakai

Rep. Joey Manahan

Rep. Jessica Wooley

Rep. K. Mark Takai

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

TIME:

8:00 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 707, SD1

(SSCR2491)

Status

RELATING TO CABLE TELEVISION SYSTEMS.

Allows the director of commerce and consumer affairs to designate access organizations to oversee public, educational, and governmental channels on cable television. (SD1)

 

EBM, CPC, LMG/FIN

SB 2169, SD2

(SSCR2566)

Status

RELATING TO SHARK FINS.

Prohibits the possession, sale, and distribution of shark fins in the State; repeals the ban on the practice of shark finning. Effective date 7/1/50. (SD2)

 

EBM, WLO, JUD

SB 2409

(SSCR2384)

Status

RELATING TO MARINE LIFE CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.

Requires that any conditions on permits issued for the taking of marine life or boating and coastal activities in marine life conservation districts shall be adopted pursuant to administrative procedures.

 

EBM, WLO, JUD

SB 2625, SD2

(SSCR2530)

Status

RELATING TO OUT-OF-STATE OFFICES.

Beginning July 1, 2010, requires at least every two years an audit of the department of business, economic development, and tourism's out-of-state offices; repeals exemption from audit and accounting requirements for out-of-state offices; beginning February 1, 2010, requires the department to cease expending or transferring any remaining federal reimbursement market development cooperator program funds; requires the department to update policies and procedures of the out-of-state offices; requires the state procurement office to review financial records of the 2005 trade mission; requires reports to the legislature.

 

EBM, LMG, FIN

SB 2335, SD2

(SSCR2526)

Status

RELATING TO MILITARY AND OVERSEAS CIVILIAN ABSENTEE VOTERS.

Implements voting provisions for uniformed services and overseas absentee voters, as required by the Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act, 42 U.S.C. sections 1973ff through 1973ff-6. Effective 01/01/2055. (SD2)

 

EBM, JUD, FIN

HR 61

Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL AUDIT OF THE HAWAII AIR NATIONAL GUARD.

 

 

EBM, LMG

HCR 113

Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL AUDIT OF THE HAWAII AIR NATIONAL GUARD.

 

 

EBM, LMG

HR 65

Status

SUPPORTING CONGRESSIONAL AND STATE FUNDING FOR BROADBAND INFRASTRUCTURE.

 

 

EBM, FIN

HCR 117

Status

SUPPORTING CONGRESSIONAL AND STATE FUNDING FOR BROADBAND INFRASTRUCTURE.

 

 

EBM, 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 323 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-8479 (for Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islanders without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web);

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to EBMtestimony@capitol.hawaii.gov ; or

WEB: For comments less than 4MB in size, transmit from 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 586-6160 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.

 

Selected meetings are broadcast live. Check the current legislative broadcast schedule on the "Capitol TV" Web site at www.capitoltv.org OR call 550-8074.

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Chair