HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2011

 

COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION & BUSINESS

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey, Chair

Rep. Isaac W. Choy, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Karen L. Awana

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Kymberly Marcos Pine

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

 

 

COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY

Rep. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran, Chair

Rep. Karl Rhoads, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Blake K. Oshiro

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Robert N. Herkes

Rep. George R. Fontaine

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

TIME:

11:25 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 755, SD2

(SSCR751)

Status

RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

Proposed HD1: Authorizes peer-to-peer games of skill, including poker, in which each player receives the player's personal winnings from the game but in which no other person or entity derives any proceeds based on the outcome of the game.  Permits licensed venue to charge fee to participate in game or percentage of total wagers in game, or both.  Authorizes issuance of not more than two licenses to operate infrastructure for online peer-to-peer games of skill for a minimum fee of $100 million per year, 20% of total wagers, and advertising for State.  Prohibits licensee from participating, directly or indirectly in games and prohibits participation by computer.  Establishes Peer-to-Peer Gaming Commission.  Effective 7/1/2012.  (HD1 PROPOSED)

 

 

ERB/JUD, FIN

 

PENDING

RE-REFERRAL

 

 

 

Copies of the proposed HD1 are available in room 323 and on the Legislature's Web site: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

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.

 

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Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 4 copies (including an original) to Room 323 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-8479(for Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islanders without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web);

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to ERBtestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov ; 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 586-6160 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. Gilbert Keith-Agaran

Chair

 

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Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Chair