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:

1:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 4

 

HB 1020, HD2

(HSCR384)

Status

RELATING TO THE ALOHA TOWER DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

Abolishes Aloha Tower Development Corporation (ATDC). Transfers the ATDC assets to the Hawaii Community Development Authority (HCDA). Establishes the Aloha Tower Complex under the jurisdiction of HCDA. Makes an appropriation. Effective on January 1, 3000.

 

TRN, WLO, FIN

HB 1090

(HSCR58)

Status

RELATING TO CHAPTER 243, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.

Amends the fuel tax law to clarify that the entire fuel tax return is a public record available for public inspection; clarifies the statute of limitations for the assessment or refund of the environmental response, energy, and food security tax.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1039

(HSCR456)

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Provide for the issuance of grant revenue anticipation revenue notes and bonds or "GARVEE Bonds," as provided for by the federal National Highway System Designation Act of 1995 (the "NHS Act") and the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users ("SAFETEA-LU") for legislatively appropriated transportation projects in the State

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1239

(HSCR54)

Status

RELATING TO FERRIES.

Establishes the Hawaii state ferry system and the Hawaii state ferry system special fund for the operation of a system to ferry people and cargo between the islands. Makes appropriation. Effective July 1, 2011.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 993

(HSCR455)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII MARINE HIGHWAY SYSTEM.

Creates the Hawaii Marine Highway System to be administered by the Department of Transportation (DOT). Creates the Hawaii Marine Highway System Fund. Requires DOT to adopt rules.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1435, HD2

(HSCR570)

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.

Clarifies recommendations of the ignition interlock implementation task force. Allows repeat intoxicated drivers to install ignition interlock devices in any vehicle they operate by eliminating the requirement to surrender motor vehicle registrations and license plates. Makes housekeeping amendments to chapter 291E. Allows persons who have had licenses administratively revoked for a lifetime to be eligible to participate in the ignition interlock program. Establishes time frames for installation of ignition interlock devices on motor vehicles for those who have had a lifetime revocation. Effective January 7, 2059.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair