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:

Friday, February 19, 2010

TIME:

2:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 4

 

HB 1818, HD1

(HSCR373-10)

Status

RELATING TO COGNITIVE RESTRUCTURING.

Requires the Department of Public Safety to ensure that reentry/reintegration programs in Hawaii's correctional facilities combine cognitive behavioral theory with native Hawaiian holistic interventions that address domestic violence, addictions, self mastery through identity, and community connections for successful transitions back into the community.

 

PBS, HAW, FIN

HB 2266

(HSCR397-10)

Status

RELATING TO CORRECTIONS.

Requires the department of public safety to address sexual assault in prison. Requires the department to provide annual data regarding acts of sexual assault and sexual misconduct. Requires the department to report to the legislature on any implementation of the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act.

 

PBS, FIN

HB 2657

(HSCR355-10)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Requires the department of public safety to plan for a model wellness center to be built in East Hawaii. Report to legislature in 2011.

 

 

PBS, FIN

HB 2092

(HSCR243-10)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Establishes the Reduced Ignition Propensity Cigarettes Program Special Fund and authorizes the establishment of staff positions for the state fire council to accomplish its duties and responsibilities.

 

PBS, FIN

HB 2692

(HSCR244-10)

Status

RELATING TO DISASTER PREPAREDNESS PLANNING.

Requires the director of civil defense to prepare a disaster preparedness plan for the 44th and 45th House of Representatives districts and to report to the legislature in 2011.

 

PBS, FIN

HB 2344, HD1

(HSCR159-10)

Status

RELATING TO UNIFORM MAINTENANCE ALLOWANCE.

Repeals the uniform maintenance allowance for enlisted personnel. Effective July 1, 2112.

 

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 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.

 

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