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:

12:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 3

 

Copies of the PROPOSED DRAFTS are available in room 306 and on the Legislature's website: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov

 

HB 575

Status

RELATING TO SALARIES.

Extends the 5% legislative salary decrease from 06/30/2011, to 06/30/2013.

 

FIN

HB 795

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

PROPOSED HD1: Places a limit on the amount of transient accommodations tax revenues distributed to the counties. Effective 07/01/2011 and sunsets 06/30/2015.

FIN

HB 801, HD1

(HSCR445)

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

PROPOSED HD2: Clarifies DoTax's subpoena authority for civil and criminal investigations.

 

 

ERB, FIN

HB 112

(HSCR106)

Status

RELATING TO CABLE TELEVISION SYSTEMS.

Allows the director of commerce and consumer affairs to designate an access organization to oversee public, educational, and governmental channels on cable television.

 

CPC, FIN

HB 337, HD1

(HSCR541)

Status

RELATING TO ATHLETIC TRAINERS.

Creates registration requirements and qualifications for athletic trainers in this State; provides exemptions; prescribes penalties. Effective July 1, 2020.

 

CPC/JUD, FIN

HB 866, HD1

(HSCR405)

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Allows beekeepers to register with the department of agriculture. Appropriates funds for apiary program.

 

 

AGR, FIN

HB 1277, HD1

(HSCR324)

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE STATEWIDE AGRICULTURE WATER DEVELOPMENT STUDY.

Makes an appropriation out of the agricultural development and food security special fund for the statewide agriculture water use and development plan to be performed by the Department of Agriculture. Effective July 1, 2011.

 

AGR/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.

 

Selected meetings are broadcast live. Check the current legislative broadcast schedule on the "Capitol TV" Web site at www.capitoltv.org OR call 536-2100.

 

 

 

 

 

________________________________________

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair