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:

Monday, February 28, 2011

TIME:

10:30 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 2

 

 

HB 422, HD1

(HSCR193)

Status

RELATING TO SOLID WASTE.

Applies the solid waste disposal surcharge to waste that is deposited in landfills, incinerators, or waste-to-energy facilities, whether the waste is disposed of in-state or transferred out-of-state.

 

EEP, FIN

HB 1017, HD1

(HSCR206)

Status

RELATING TO BIOFUELS.

Modifies the renewable energy facility siting process to include biofuel production facilities and distribution infrastructure with capacity to produce or distribute one hundred thousand gallons or more of biofuel annually.

 

EEP, FIN

HB 1019

(HSCR352)

Status

RELATING TO SUSTAINABILITY.

Authorizes the revision of allocation from the Environmental Response, Energy, and Food Security Tax. Effective 07/01/11.

 

 

EEP/AGR, FIN

HB 927

(HSCR136)

Status

RELATING TO ROADWAY MATERIALS.

Clarifies that state agencies may purchase roadway materials with a minimum recycled glass content. Allows use of minimum glass of ten per cent crushed glass aggregate in all basecourse and subbase.

 

EEP, FIN

HB 424

(HSCR109)

Status

RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS.

Extends the sunset date for EIS exceptions for secondary actions from July 1, 2011, to July 1, 2013.

 

EEP/WLO, FIN

HB 1176, HD2

(HSCR485)

Status

RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY TRANSMISSION CABLE.

Establishes the regulatory structure under which inter-island undersea energy transmission cables could be commercially developed, financed, and constructed. Effective July 1, 2011.

 

EEP/CPC, 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 Clerk 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