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:

2:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 5

 

HB 314, HD1

(HSCR282)

Status

RELATING TO DISASTER PREPAREDNESS.

Establishes the Office of Disaster Preparedness and a Disaster Preparedness Commission to develop a disaster preparedness plan. Appropriates funds. Effective July 1, 2020.

 

PBM, FIN

HB 1082

(HSCR205)

Status

RELATING TO THE CONSERVATION AND RESOURCES ENFORCEMENT SPECIAL FUND.

Establishes the Conservation and Resources Enforcement Special Fund in the Department of Land and Natural Resources for the purpose of setting aside moneys to be used toward the protection of the State's natural resources.

 

WLO, FIN

HB 231, HD2

(HSCR569)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.

Requires visitors to public housing projects to receive a visitor's pass upon entrance. Establishes that remaining unlawfully upon the premises after reasonable warning constitutes trespass in the first degree. Establishes a pilot project for increased safety at Mayor Wright Homes. Appropriates funds. Effective January 7, 2059.

 

HSG, JUD, FIN

HB 718, HD1

(HSCR389)

Status

RELATING TO FOSTER YOUTH.

Allows the Department of Human Services to develop and administer a program assisting former foster youth with housing options. Effective July 1, 2050.

 

HUS, FIN

HB 1065

(HSCR321)

Status

MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES FOR HEALTH CARE PAYMENTS.

Makes an emergency appropriation from the general revenues of the State of Hawaii for fiscal year 2010-2011 to address the budget shortfall in for the health care payments program (HMS 401) in the Department of Human Services. Effective upon approval.

 

HUS/HLT, FIN

HB 1066

(HSCR115)

Status

MAKING EMERGENCY APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.

Makes emergency appropriations from the general revenues of the State of Hawaii for fiscal year 2010-2011 to address the budget shortfall in cash support (HMS 211) and work program services and maintenance of effort contracts (HMS 903) in the Department of Human Services. Effective upon approval.

 

HUS, FIN

HB 467, HD1

(HSCR583)

Status

RELATING TO WHISTLEBLOWERS' PROTECTION.

Provides additional protection to public employees who report violations of the law or government contracts. Expands the department of labor and industrial relations' responsibilities regarding whistleblowers. Effective January 7, 2059.

 

LAB, JUD, 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