THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2010

 

COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS

Senator Donna Mercado Kim, Chair

Senator Shan S. Tsutsui, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF DECISION MAKING

 

 

DATE:

Monday February 22, 2010

TIME:

10:05am

PLACE:

Conference Room 211

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

AMENDED A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard by the Senate standing committee on Public Safety and Military Affairs.

 

SB 2026, SD1

(SSCR2063)

Testimony

Status

RELATING TO PAROLE.

Establishes a parole service fee. Establishes a parole service special fund. Specifies proportional deposits of the parole service fee into the parole services special fund and the crime victim compensation special fund. (SD1)

 

PSM, WAM

SB 2054, SD1

(SSCR2062)

Testimony

Status

RELATING TO CIVIL DEFENSE.

Establishes within the civil defense agency a statewide communications interoperability coordinator. (SD1)

 

PSM, WAM

SB 2139, SD1

(SSCR2061)

Testimony

Status

RELATING TO VETERANS.

Requires the director of the office of veterans' services to act on behalf of deceased veterans found to be indigent at the time of death and without surviving immediate family members to ensure the burial or cremation and interment of the veteran's remains in a state veterans cemetery. (SD1)

 

PSM, WAM

SB 2502

(SSCR2106)

Testimony

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE HAWAII CIVIL AIR PATROL FOR OPERATING EXPENSES.

Appropriates funds to the Hawaii civil air patrol for tsunami operations in Hawaii.

 

PSM, WAM

SB 2533

(SSCR2105)

Testimony

Status

RELATING TO AN AUDIT OF CONTRACTS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY WITH THE CORRECTIONS CORPORATION OF AMERICA AND THE FEDERAL DETENTION CENTER.

Directs the auditor to conduct a financial and management audit of the Department of Public Safety's contract with the Corrections Corporation of America.

 

PSM, WAM

SB 2702, SD1

(SSCR2197)

Testimony

Status

RELATING TO A MAJOR DISASTER TRUST ACCOUNT.

Allows federal reimbursement moneys for disaster relief to be deposited into a trust account for future disaster relief. Prohibits lapsing into general fund. (SD1)

 

PSM, WAM

SB 2052, SD1

(SSCR2064)

Testimony

Status

RELATING TO FIREWORKS.

Clarifies definition of "cultural" to include religious events held in the State. Increases fireworks permit fees. Dedicates fireworks permit fees to counties for law enforcement purposes. Increases fines for violation. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

PSM/TIA, WAM

[Measure deleted on 02-19-10]

 

Decision making meeting only, no public testimony will be accepted.

 

Persons wishing to comment should submit their comments in one of the following ways:

 

         By Email: Comments may be emailed if less than 5 pages in length, to the Committee at WAMTestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov . Please indicate the measure, date and time of the hearing. Email sent to individual offices or any other Senate office will not be accepted.

 

         In person: 1 copy of their Comments to the committee clerk, Room 210, State Capitol.

 

By fax: Comments may be faxed if less than 5 pages in length, to the Senate Sergeant-At-Arms Office at 586-6659 or 1-800-586-6659 (toll free for neighbor islands), at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. When faxing, please indicate to which committee the comments is being submitted and the date and time of the hearing

 

FOR AMENDED HEARING NOTICES: If the notice is an amended notice, measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored. If there is a measure that is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids or services to participate in the public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the committee clerk 24 hours prior to the hearing so arrangements can be made.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT 586-6800.

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Donna Mercado Kim

Chair