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 25, 2010

TIME:

11:00 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 2

 

HB 2775, HD1

(HSCR370-10)

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Establishes fees for permits, letters, and the registration of plants, animals, and microorganisms allowed entry into the state. (HB2775 HD1)

 

AGR, FIN

HB 823, HD2

(HSCR330-10)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.

Mandates health insurance coverage for colorectal cancer screening based on the recommendations of the U.S. Preventative Service Task Force. Requires health insurance providers in Hawaii to provide their insured with information about the risks of undiagnosed colorectal cancer and encourage their insured to consult with their physician about screening options. (HB823 HD2)

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HB 2670, HD1

(HSCR150-10)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Increases to $5,000,000 the cap on the amount of expenditures that the UH Board of Regents can authorize from the UH Tuition and Fees Special Fund for the promotion of alumni relations and generation of private donations. Effective July 1, 2050. (HB2670 HD1)

 

HED, FIN

HB 2937, HD1

(HSCR359-10)

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.

Clarifies that EUTF contributions are a topic of negotiation in collective bargaining. Stipulates that the arbitration panel shall render a final and binding decision on contributions to the EUTF.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 1205

(HSCR280-10)

Status

PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLE VII, SECTIONS 12 AND 13, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII RELATING TO TAX INCREMENT BONDS.

Proposes amendments to the Constitution of the State of Hawaii to expressly provide that the legislature may authorize the counties to issue tax increment bonds.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 2248, HD1

(HSCR171-10)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM ADULT GUARDIANSHIP AND PROTECTIVE PROCEEDINGS JURISDICTION ACT.

Establishes rules to determine which state has jurisdiction in guardianship and conservatorship cases where person has contacts with more than one state. Effective December 21, 2058.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 2250, HD1

(HSCR323-10)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CHILD ABDUCTION PREVENTION ACT.

Establishes comprehensive child abduction prevention law. Lists factors to determine risk of abduction, and establishes measures courts may include in order to prevent abduction both before and after issuance of child custody decrees. Effective 01/01/2050.

 

HUS, JUD, FIN

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair