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:

Thursday, March 11, 2010

TIME:

8:30 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HR 105

Status

REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF VETERANS' SERVICES, ASSISTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO CREATE MEMORIALS TO THE VETERANS OF THE PERSIAN GULF WAR, THE AFGHANISTAN-IRAQ WAR, AND TO WOMEN VETERANS OF WORLD WAR II ON THE GROUNDS OF THE STATE CAPITOL NEAR THE KOREAN AND VIETNAM WAR MEMORIAL.

 

 

EBM, FIN

HCR 169

Status

REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF VETERANS' SERVICES, ASSISTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO CREATE MEMORIALS TO THE VETERANS OF THE PERSIAN GULF WAR, THE AFGHANISTAN-IRAQ WAR, AND TO WOMEN VETERANS OF WORLD WAR II ON THE GROUNDS OF THE STATE CAPITOL NEAR THE KOREAN AND VIETNAM WAR MEMORIAL.

 

 

EBM, FIN

HCR 123

Status

RECOGNIZING AEROSPACE AS A STRATEGIC AND TIMELY GROWTH INDUSTRY FOR HAWAII AND REQUESTING THE STATE ADMINISTRATION TO TAKE PROACTIVE, COORDINATED, AND SUSTAINED ACTION TO FULLY REALIZE THE SIGNIFICANT SCIENTIFIC, EDUCATIONAL, AND COMMERCIAL BENEFITS THE AEROSPACE INDUSTRY CAN BRING TO THE STATE.

 

 

EBM, FIN

SB 2020

(SSCR2399)

Status

RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY.

Extends repeal date of Act 189, SLH 2009, to 6/30/2015.

 

EBM, JUD

SB 2139, SD2

(SSCR2432)

Status

RELATING TO VETERANS.

Requires the director of the office of veterans' services to act on behalf of deceased veterans found to be indigent at the time of death and without surviving immediate family members to ensure the burial or cremation and interment of the veteran's remains in a state veterans cemetery. (SD2)

 

EBM, FIN

SB 2548, SD2

(SSCR2578)

Status

RELATING TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.

Implements the information technology recommendations of Auditor's Report No. 09-06; establishes within the office of the governor a chief information officer and information technology steering committee to organize, manage, and oversee statewide information technology governance. Creates the shared services technology special fund to be funded by an unspecified percentage of central service fees. Effective 01/01/2099.

 

EBM, FIN

SB 2831, SD1

(SSCR2502)

Status

RELATING TO THE PROCUREMENT CODE.

Makes permanent the requirements for withholding payment to a subcontractor effectuated by Act 175, Session Laws of Hawaii 2009. (SD1)

 

EBM, FIN

SB 2843, SD2

(SSCR2558)

Status

RELATING TO FLAGS.

Recognizes and requires the prisoner of war/missing in action flag to be flown with the U.S. and Hawaiian flags on state department of defense buildings; effective 7/1/2040. (SD2)

 

EBM, JUD

SB 2290, SD2

(SSCR2623)

Status

RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

Amends the state private investment fund to direct its investment capital to venture capital funds that commit to equity investments in businesses located within the state and demonstrate ability to mentor entrepreneurs; authorizes an unspecified amount for tax credits to be used by the fund as collateral. Effective 07/01/2050.

 

EBM, FIN

SB 2291, SD2

(SSCR2607)

Status

RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

Requires the state procurement office to authorize reseller agreements in multi-state contracting agreements. Effective 7/1/50. (SD2)

 

EBM, FIN

SB 2137, SD1

(SSCR2559)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH CLUBS.

Allows military personnel deployed outside the State on federal active duty to cancel or suspend health club membership at any time during the contract term under certain conditions. Requires pro rata refund of fees. (SD1)

 

EBM, CPC

 

 

 

 

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 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);

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WEB: For comments less than 4MB in size, transmit from the Web page at http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/emailtestimony.

 

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Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Chair