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, March 01, 2011

TIME:

12:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 3

 

HB 1613, HD1

(HSCR396)

Status

RELATING TO VOTING.

Requires an application to register to vote in person or by mail-in to include a space to request a permanent absentee ballot. Removes time limit on requesting an absentee or permanent absentee ballot but not later than 4:30 p.m. on the seventh day prior to the election. Effective January 7, 2059.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 1368, HD1

(HSCR412)

Status

RELATING TO ELECTIONS.

Defines a party candidate and modifies the withdrawal process for a party candidate. Clarifies the filing process of nomination papers. Effective January 7, 2059.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 545, HD1

(HSCR146)

Status

RELATING TO VOTER REGISTRATION.

Requires electronic voter registration on the website of the office of elections by January 1, 2014. Establishes requirements for online voter registration, including identification and affidavits. Effective January 7, 2050.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 257, HD1

(HSCR252)

Status

RELATING TO CAMPAIGN SPENDING.

Provides regulation of automated phone calls, changes report filing deadlines, provides a cap of $ on the price of fundraiser tickets that may be purchased with campaign funds, and applies notice and disclaimer requirements to an advertisement that is not paid for by an independent party. Effective January 7, 2059.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 1055

(HSCR22)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Repeal the administration of nationally normed reference test.

 

 

EDN, FIN

HB 908

(HSCR19)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Provides that the single school calendar for all public schools does not apply to schools designated by BOE in furtherance of a plan to improve educational outcome in students.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 625, HD2

(HSCR385)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires land and facilities under the jurisdiction of the DOE not being used to be transferred to the DLNR; provided that the land or facilities is first offered to, or used for charter schools, other educational purposes, or to an eligible county where the land or facility is situated.

 

EDN, WLO, FIN

HB 945, HD1

(HSCR297)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires multi track public schools to meet the greater of one hundred seventy-one days or ninety per cent of the minimum number of days required of other non-charter public schools for each respective school year. Requires the Department of Education to submit to the legislature a plan to implement a school year for multi-track schools beginning with the 2015-2016 school year of no less than ninety per cent of the minimum number of instructional days required of other public schools.

 

EDN, FIN

HB 159

(HSCR296)

Status

RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.

Establishes a funding formula for charter school facilities.

 

EDN, 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