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, March 25, 2010

TIME:

3:30 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 5

 

SB 2124, SD2

(HSCR730-10)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII HURRICANE RELIEF FUND.

Makes an appropriation from the Hawaii hurricane relief fund to restore the remaining public school instructional days for the 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 school years; provided that the moneys shall only be released upon completion of negotiations of parties necessary to execute the restoration of instructional days. Allocates a proportionate amount of the appropriation to charter schools. Requires unexpended funds from each school year to lapse to the Hawaii hurricane relief fund.

 

EDN/LAB, FIN

SB 2828, SD1, HD2

(HSCR905-10)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Clarifies the law for determining school impact fees for financing new or the expansion of existing Department of Education educational facilities. Effective upon its approval.

 

EDN, WLO, FIN

SB 2068, SD2, HD1

(HSCR885-10)

Status

RELATING TO EARLY EDUCATION.

Requires the Department of Education and Early Learning Council to work together on the development and submission of a plan to the Legislature for the integration of the cohort of children who would otherwise attend junior kindergarten into the early learning system.

 

EDN, FIN

SB 2589, SD2, HD1

(HSCR887-10)

Status

RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.

Requires the Department of Education (DOE) to consider making available vacant school facilities or portions of those facilities for use by charter schools. Requires the Charter School Review Panel to compile and submit to DOE a prioritized list of charter schools that wish to use these facilities. Effective July 1, 2050.

 

EDN, FIN

SB 2440, HD1

(HSCR690-10)

Status

RELATING TO THE BOARDS OF WATER SUPPLY.

Authorizes a county board of water supply to delegate its power relating to the disbursement of funds to its manager and chief engineer.

 

 

WLO, FIN

SB 2610

(HSCR689-10)

Status

RELATING TO CONVEYANCE TAX.

Requires the director of taxation to provide the administrator of each county's real property assessment division with an image of all certificates of conveyances filed with the bureau of conveyances.

 

WLO, FIN

SB 1315, SD2, HD1

(HSCR746-10)

Status

RELATING TO CONSERVATION AND RESOURCES ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM.

Establishes the Conservation and Resources Enforcement Special Fund administered by the Department of Land and Natural Resources to enforce natural, cultural, and historic resources protection laws and rules.

 

WLO, FIN

SB 2951, SD2, HD1

(HSCR890-10)

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Provides for fair compensation when leased public land for agricultural or pastoral uses is withdrawn, condemned, or taken for public purposes. Establishes the Agricultural Inspection and Certification Special Fund, to be used for the inspection and certification of agricultural commodities.

 

WLO/AGR, FIN

SB 2019, SD1, HD1

(HSCR747-10)

Status

RELATING TO THE MAXIMUM TERM OF COMMERCIAL USE AND OPERATOR PERMITS FOR THRILL CRAFT AND PARASAILING.

Removes the twenty-year limit for state parasailing and thrill craft permits, and makes those permits renewable annually. Directs DLNR to offer for public auction permits that have been revoked for cause. Effective July 1, 2010.

 

WLO, 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