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:

Friday, April 01, 2011

TIME:

2:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 1

 

SB 698, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1121)

Status

RELATING TO ROADWAY MATERIALS.

Clarifies that state agencies may purchase roadway materials with a minimum recycled glass content. Allows use of minimum glass of ten per cent crushed glass aggregate in all basecourse and subbase.

 

EEP/TRN, FIN

SB 699, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1000)

Status

RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY CONTROL.

Establishes filing fees to help fund operations of the Office of Environmental Quality Control. Creates special fund. Effective July 1, 2050. Provides for a lag time for the collection of fees.

 

EEP, FIN

SB 723, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1151)

Status

RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS.

Extends the sunset date of Act 87, Session Laws of Hawaii 2009, from July 1, 2011, to July 1, 2015; Act 87 exempts from the environmental impact statement law under chapter 343, Hawaii Revised Statutes, certain primary actions not subject to discretionary consent and involving ancillary secondary actions limited to infrastructure work in public rights-of-way or highways.

 

EEP/WLO, FIN

SB 1244, SD2

(HSCR1002)

Status

RELATING TO BIOFUELS.

Modifies the renewable energy facility siting process to include biofuel production facilities and distribution infrastructure with capacity to produce or distribute one hundred thousand gallons or more of biofuel annually.

 

EEP, FIN

SB 725, SD2

(HSCR1081)

Status

RELATING TO SOLID WASTE.

Applies the solid waste disposal surcharge to waste that is deposited in landfills, incinerators, or waste-to-energy facilities, whether the waste is disposed of in-state or transferred out-of-state. Effective 07/01/2050.

 

EEP, FIN

SB 146, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1154)

Status

RELATING TO BIOFUEL.

Requires diesel fuel sold in the State for use in motor vehicles to contain five per cent biodiesel that is produced in the State from locally-sourced products meeting certain certification standards.

 

EEP, 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.

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair