HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2010

 

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. Lynn Finnegan

Rep. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Chris Lee

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 18, 2010

TIME:

10:00 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 1

 

HB 2057, HD1

(HSCR346-10)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC PROCUREMENT.

Amends various sections of the Hawaii Public Procurement Code, Chapter 103D, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to simplify and streamline procurement processes to enable agencies to expeditiously acquire the resources or services they need to perform their missions.

 

EBM, FIN

HB 2133, HD1

(HSCR347-10)

Status

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Amends the Hawaii public procurement code to set time limits or awards in the request for proposal process, make public contracts effective as of the notice of the award, specify that the solicitation, offer, bid, or proposal and the award notice constitute the entire contract, and provide that a subsequent written and executed contract is not required. Requires the State Procurement Office to authorize reseller agreements in multi-state contracting agreements. Requires the Procurement Policy Board to adopt rules to promote Hawaii businesses.

 

EBM, FIN

HB 2441, HD1

(HSCR378-10)

Status

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Requires contracts awarded to projects of the departments of Hawaiian home lands and transportation; county boards of water supply; and county departments of housing, planning and permitting, and transportation to be awarded within 30 days of the bid opening date, subject to sufficient available funding and possible further negotiations to benefit the public. Requires contracts by these agencies for design professional services to be awarded within 45 days of the bid opening date.

 

EBM, FIN

HB 2901, HD1

(HSCR379-10)

Status

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Establishes discretionary request for competitive sealed proposal procedure using the design-build process where not more than five offerors selected on their qualifications submit proposals, and stipends are paid to unsuccessful offerors who allow the agency to use elements of their designs and waive their right to protest the award.

 

EBM, FIN

HB 2058, HD1

(HSCR257-10)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC PROPERTY.

Authorizes the natural energy laboratory of Hawaii authority to enter into concessions for cell towers.

 

EBM, FIN

HB 2831, HD1

(HSCR364-10)

Status

RELATING TO THE NATURAL ENERGY LABORATORY OF HAWAII AUTHORITY.

Authorizes the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) to acquire, hold, and sell qualified securities subject to certain conditions. Authorizes NELHA to accept donations of money, property, and services. Effective January 1, 2112.

 

EBM, FIN

HB 2445, HD1

(HSCR216-10)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.

Authorizes the Hawaii Tourism Authority to maintain the confidentiality of competitively sensitive information. Preserves certain autonomy provisions of Act 58, SLH 2004. Requires quarterly reports. Effective January 1, 2112.

 

TCI, FIN

HB 2817, HD1

(HSCR217-10)

Status

RELATING TO ART.

Allows for the disposition by public auction of works of art acquired by the State. Effective January 1, 2112.

 

TCI, FIN

HB 2446, HD1

(HSCR331-10)

Status

RELATING TO HAWAII TELEVISION AND FILM DEVELOPMENT.

Transfers the television and film industry activities and responsibilities under the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to the Hawaii Tourism Authority. Effective July 1, 2112.

 

TCI/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.

 

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PAPER: 2 copies 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 (for Neighbor Islanders without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

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. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair