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:

Monday, February 22, 2010

TIME:

4:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 5

 

HB 2594, HD1

(HSCR414-10)

Status

RELATING TO CONFORMITY OF THE HAWAII INCOME TAX LAW TO THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE.

Conforming amendments to the Hawaii income tax law based upon amendments to the Internal Revenue Code for calendar year 2009.

 

FIN

HB 40, HD1

(HSCR429-10)

Status

RELATING TO STATE BONDS.

Repeals Act 112, Session Laws of Hawaii 2009, which authorized the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Carbon Diversion Inc.

 

FIN

HB 2919

(HSCR174-10)

Status

RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Amends the definition of "sewer worker" for purposes of the Employees' Retirement System to include sewer maintenance working supervisors, wastewater collection system inspection supervisors, wastewater collection system district supervisors, and wastewater collection system field services supervisors.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2291, HD1

(HSCR52-10)

Status

RELATING TO MEASUREMENT STANDARDS.

Establishes the Weights and Measurements Special Fund. Requires the Board of Agriculture to adopt or amend rules to impose or increase fees authorized to be charged under Chapter 486, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to cover the cost of the Measurement Standards Program. Effective January 20, 2020.

 

AGR, FIN

HB 2783, HD1

(HSCR329-10)

Status

RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX.

Repeals the sunset provisions with respect to general excise tax exemptions for condominium submanagers, suboperators, and timeshare associations. Specifies that the $400,000 cap is based on the taxable amount due and not the gross receipts.

 

TCI, CPC, FIN

HB 2801, HD1

(HSCR266-10)

Status

MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION FOR OPERATIONAL COSTS.

Appropriates emergency funding to the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation to ensure the continuous delivery of critical health care services and for the payment of HHSC's operational costs, and establish the Big Island Rural Interdisciplinary Program in the East Hawaii region.

 

HLT, 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