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:

1:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 4

 

HB 1326, HD1

(HSCR466)

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Requires the University of Hawaii Board of Regents to periodically review the priority guidelines for quality education and recommend amendments to the Legislature, develop a functional plan that includes strategic goals, outcomes, and performance indicators, and report biennially to the Legislature.

 

HED, FIN

HB 1529, HD1

(HSCR434)

Status

RELATING TO PLANNING.

Establishes a task force to review and update the Hawaii state planning act and the planning, programming, and budgeting system. Requires annual reports to the legislature. Task force ceases to exist on 6/30/15. Effective 7/1/2112.

 

ERB, FIN

HB 526, HD1

(HSCR452)

Status

RELATING TO HIGH TECHNOLOGY.

Requires the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to work with other government entities to plan for a high technology park on Oahu. Appropriates funds. Effective July 1, 2112.

 

ERB/WLO, FIN

HB 1640, HD1

(HSCR310)

Status

RELATING TO CERTIFICATES OF IDENTIFICATION.

Requires the Attorney General, in cooperation with the Director of Transportation and appropriate county agencies, to create a program allowing such agencies to issue civil identification at locations where driver's licenses are issued. Requires report to the Legislature. Effective January 7, 2059; provided section 3 of the Act is effective upon approval.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 1071, HD1

(HSCR565)

Status

RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH RELEASE ON CONDITIONS OF A PERSON FOUND UNFIT TO STAND TRIAL.

Requires the Department of Health to provide a fitness restoration program for defendants unfit to proceed with court proceedings and on conditional release, and to report information regarding defendant's plan and compliance to the prosecutor of the county where the defendant was charged. Effective January 7, 2059.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 1532, HD1

(HSCR397)

Status

RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY TAX APPEALS.

Requires real property tax appellants to first obtain a decision from an administrative body established by county ordinance prior to appealing to the Tax Appeal Court when required to do so by county law.

 

JUD, FIN

HB 270

(HSCR413)

Status

RELATING TO THE COUNTIES.

Eliminates the public auction requirement for the disposition of easements on county property for a specific purpose.

 

 

WLO, FIN

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     The Committee the comments are directed to;

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     Measure number; and

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Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair