HB 1187

StatusHOUSE 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

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

TIME:

8:00 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 118

Status

RELATING TO THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX.

Provides a grace period for general excise tax payments and broadens certain requirements for consolidated, year-end general excise tax payments.

 

ERB, FIN

HB 1308

Status

RELATING TO DIGITAL MEDIA.

Establishes digital media enterprise subzones as unspecified geographic areas surrounding University of Hawaii campuses that are also designated as enterprise zones. Establishes tax benefits for digital media infrastructure development and operation.

 

ERB, FIN

HB 1362

Status

RELATING TO STARLIGHT RESERVE.

Extends termination date of temporary advisory committee relating to the statewide starlight reserve strategy from 6/30/2011 to 6/30/2013.

 

ERB, FIN

HB 1509

Status

RELATING TO GOVERNMENT RECORDS.

Provides that government purchasing information required to be disclosed under the freedom of information law includes bid schedules, contract awards, and any addendums and amendments. Requires the information to be posted on the contracting agency's website within one business day of availability.

 

ERB, FIN

HB 1529

Status

RELATING TO PLANNING.

Establishes a task force to review and update the Hawaii state planning act and the planning, programming, and budgeting system. Requires annual reports to the legislature. Task force ceases to exist on 6/30/15.

 

ERB, FIN

HB 1638

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATIONS.

Establishes an organizational and regulatory framework for public benefit corporations.

 

ERB, FIN

 

 

 

HB 1338

(HSCR57)

Status

RELATED TO THE ECONOMY.

Appropriates funds for the: Hawaii excellence through science and technology academy pilot program; fostering inspiration and relevance through science and technology pre-academy program; robotics and problem-based, applied learning program; research experiences for teachers program; professional development program for public school science and mathematics teachers; business/education internship and mentorship program; incentives for people who hold degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics subjects to obtain teaching certificates through the University of Hawaii's post baccalaureate certificate in secondary education program; project EAST continuation and expansion.

 

HED/EDN, ERB, FIN

 

 

 

HB 1183

Status

RELATING TO THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX.

Creates a nexus standard for taxing out-of-state businesses on their business activities in Hawaii. Amends the definition of engaging in business to include local affiliate agreements. Allows out-of-state businesses to file information regarding sales to residents of the State instead of collecting GET.

 

ERB, FIN

HB 667

Status

RELATING TO FOOD SAFETY.

Requires the department of business, economic development, and tourism, with the cooperation of the departments of agriculture and health, to develop a detailed plan of action to simplify and consolidate permitting and licensing requirements for the production and processing of food by food production and processing facilities to comply with food safety requirements.

 

ERB, FIN

 

 

 

HB 768, HD2

(HSCR179)

Status

RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.

Authorizes the establishment of the Supporting Employment Empowerment Hawaii Work Program to transition public assistance recipients to the workforce. Effective July 1, 2050. (HB768 HD2)

 

HUS, ERB, FIN

HB 1187

Status

RELATING TO THE LIQUOR TAX.

Increases the liquor tax rates.

 

ERB, 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: FOUR 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. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Chair