HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2011

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro, Chair

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Pono Chong

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Ty Cullen

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Gil Riviere

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Jo Jordan

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

TIME:

2:00 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A #1

 

HB 404

Status

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST PALOLO CHINESE HOME AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES.

Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Palolo Chinese Home in financing the capital costs related to the expansion, construction, and rebuilding of its facilities.

 

FIN

HB 1033

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC FINANCE.

Sets forth the State's allocation of any annual or other limit on the principal amount of bonds that may be issued by issuers within Hawaii, including tax exempt interest, tax credits, interest subsidies or other benefits under the Internal Revenue Code, which is limited by federal law.

 

FIN

HB 562

Status

RELATING TO STATE MONEYS.

Enhances the State's authority to invest in state bonds.

 

FIN

HB 1252

Status

RELATING TO GOVERNMENT FACILITIES.

Changes the formula for assessments on construction projects managed by the department of accounting and general services to carry out the program of centralized engineering services, including repair and maintenance on government facilities.

 

FIN

HB 564

Status

RELATING TO THE EMERGENCY AND BUDGET RESERVE FUND.

Increases from 5% to 10% the percentage of moneys from the excess general fund balance to be deposited into the emergency and budget reserve fund as a temporary source of funding for the State during times of emergency, severe economic downturn, and unforeseen reduction in revenues.

 

FIN

HB 744

Status

RELATING TO DAM SAFETY.

Establishes a dam safety task force to recommend safety actions to be included in the Hawaii dam safety program. Sunsets 6/30/12.

 

FIN

HB 1267

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.

Makes appropriations to the DHS and the Hawaii health systems corporation for the costs associated with Medicaid programs and comprehensive health care services, respectively.

 

FIN

HB 774

Status

RELATING TO STATE FUNDS.

Requires temporarily the deposit of surcharge revenues to the emergency medical services special fund from the neurotrauma special fund. Requires the transfer of unexpended and unencumbered moneys in the repealed health care revolving fund to be transferred to the emergency medical services special fund.

 

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 staff 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