HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2010

 

COMMITTEE ON TOURISM, CULTURE, & INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Rep. Joey Manahan, Chair

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Lyla B. Berg

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Glenn Wakai

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Jessica Wooley

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

Rep. K. Mark Takai

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, March 8, 2010

TIME:

9:30 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2143, SD2

(SSCR2627)

Status

RELATING TO THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS.

Authorizes the use of moneys from the works of art special fund for specific state foundation on culture and the arts personnel costs; deletes exclusion from the one per cent amount; requires an annual report to the governor and the legislature; use of the fund for personnel costs sunsets June 30, 2013; effective July 1, 2050.

 

TCI, FIN

SB 2187, SD1

(SSCR2565)

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. (SD1)

 

TCI, FIN

SB 2601, SD1

(SSCR2390)

Status

RELATING TO ATHLETIC TRAINERS.

Requires athletic trainers to register with the department of commerce and consumer affairs. (SD1)

 

TCI, CPC, FIN

SB 2607, SD2

(SSCR2422)

Status

RELATING TO ACTIVITY DESKS.

Establishes record keeping and trust account requirements for client trust accounts held by activity desks. Clarifies that activity desks shall include registration numbers on all advertising materials. Requires an activity desk to obtain full payment for activities prior to or at the time reservations are made, subject to certain exceptions. Increases required amount of bond or letter of credit to $250,000. (SD2)

 

TCI, CPC/JUD

SB 2740

(SSCR2375)

Status

RELATING TO SAINT DAMIEN DE VEUSTER DAY.

Changes the Father Damien DeVeuster Day on April 15 of each year to the Saint Damien de Veuster Day on May 10 of each year.

 

TCI

HCR 5

Status

HONORING THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM OF ACTION ON THE OCCASION OF ITS FIFTEENTH ANNIVERSARY AND URGING THE UNITED STATES TO RE-COMMIT TO THE ERADICATION OF GLOBAL POVERTY AND GENDER INEQUALITY.

 

 

TCI

HCR 71

(HSCR456-10)

Status

URGING CONGRESS AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO SUPPORT THE PASSAGE OF S. 1337, THE FILIPINO VETERANS FAMILY REUNIFICATION ACT OF 2009, OR SIMILAR LEGISLATION, TO EXPEDITE FAMILY REUNIFICATION FOR CERTAIN FILIPINO VETERANS OF WORLD WAR II.

 

 

EBM, TCI

HCR 75

Status

URGING THE NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION TO IMPLEMENT A 'PLUS-ONE' MODEL PLAYOFF SYSTEM TO DETERMINE A NATIONAL CHAMPION IN THE FOOTBALL BOWL SUBDIVISION OF COLLEGIATE FOOTBALL.

 

 

TCI

HCR 83

Status

REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO APPROVE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A SISTER STATE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII AND THE RIAU ISLANDS PROVINCE OF INDONESIA.

 

 

TCI, FIN

HCR 87

Status

DESIGNATING THE WEEK THAT INCLUDES AUGUST 24TH AS SURF WEEK IN HAWAII.

 

 

TCI

HR 3

Status

HONORING THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM OF ACTION ON THE OCCASION OF ITS FIFTEENTH ANNIVERSARY AND URGING THE UNITED STATES TO RE-COMMIT TO THE ERADICATION OF GLOBAL POVERTY AND GENDER INEQUALITY.

 

 

TCI

HR 30

(HSCR455-10)

Status

URGING CONGRESS AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO SUPPORT THE PASSAGE OF S. 1337, THE FILIPINO VETERANS FAMILY REUNIFICATION ACT OF 2009, OR SIMILAR LEGISLATION, TO EXPEDITE FAMILY REUNIFICATION FOR CERTAIN FILIPINO VETERANS OF WORLD WAR II.

 

 

EBM, TCI

HR 33

Status

URGING THE NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION TO IMPLEMENT A 'PLUS-ONE' MODEL PLAYOFF SYSTEM TO DETERMINE A NATIONAL CHAMPION IN THE FOOTBALL BOWL SUBDIVISION OF COLLEGIATE FOOTBALL.

 

 

TCI

HR 39

Status

REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO APPROVE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A SISTER STATE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII AND THE RIAU ISLANDS PROVINCE OF INDONESIA.

 

 

TCI, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Joey Manahan

Chair