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:

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

TIME:

11:00 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 2

 

HB 1505, HD1

(HSCR430)

Status

RELATING TO STATE FACILITIES.

Establishes the State Facility Renovation Partnership Program.

 

 

 

WLO, FIN

HB 1405

(HSCR248)

Status

RELATING TO PLANNING.

Requires the Office of Planning to establish a statewide system of greenways and trails.

 

 

WLO, FIN

HB 376, HD1

(HSCR526)

Status

RELATING TO STREAMLINING PERMIT, LICENSE, AND APPROVAL APPLICATION PROCESSING.

Authorizes counties to contract with a third-party reviewer to streamline construction permit, license, and other application processing; provides that applications will be deemed approved if historic preservation division fails to review and comment within sixty days, and after thirty days if agencies fail to establish maximum time periods for permit and other application processing. Effective July 1, 3000.

 

WLO, FIN

HB 505, HD1

(HSCR150)

Status

RELATING TO FLOOD MITIGATION.

Appropriates funds for flood mitigation on Farrington Highway between Maili and Nanakuli and in the area of Lualualei Valley.

 

 

WLO, FIN

HB 496

(HSCR381)

Status

RELATING TO LAKE WILSON.

Establishes a pilot project within the department of land and natural resources to demonstrate the effectiveness of marine phytoremediation using plants that are native to Hawaii to remove pollutants and improve water clarity in Lake Wilson; appropriates funds for the project.

 

WLO, FIN

HB 1079, HD1

(HSCR322)

Status

RELATING TO FEES FOR HABITAT CONSERVATION PLANS.

Authorizes the Department of Land and Natural Resources to collect fees to cover the technical assistance program costs associated with Habitat Conservation Plans, and adopt rules for establishing such fees.

 

WLO, FIN

HB 324, HD1

(HSCR525)

Status

RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.

Establishes the South Kona Wilderness Area to be administered by the Department of Land and Natural Resources.

 

WLO, 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