HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2012

 

COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION & COMMERCE

Rep. Robert N. Herkes, Chair

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. Corinne W.L. Ching

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

Rep. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Sylvia Luke

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, February 6, 2012

TIME:

2:00 pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

HB 2526 was originally heard on Monday, January 30, 2012 and deferred for decision-making on Monday, February 6, 2012. Due to the insertion of new material in the proposed house draft for HB 2526, it has been placed on the agenda to conduct a public hearing and to accept public testimony. Please base your testimony on the contents of the proposed HD1 for HB 2526. Copies of the proposed HD1 are available in room 320 and the Legislature's Web site http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov

 

HB 2526

Proposed HD1

Status

RELATING TO REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND CABLE TELEVISION PROVIDERS.

Requires reporting by telecommunications and cable television providers to the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs and provides confidentiality for certain information and reports submitted.

Corrected description:

Requires broadband providers to report availability and pricing on an address or TMK basis, instead of the current census block basis, to DCCA. (HD1 Proposed)

 

CPC, FIN

HB 2497

Status

RELATING TO SECURITIES.

Clarifies and corrects ambiguities and errors in Hawaii's securities laws.

 

CPC

HB 1706

(HSCR6-12)

Status

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.

Requires owners of residential units who reside on a different island or out-of-state to provide the managing agent or resident manager of the condominium project with contact information of a rental agent located in the State who is responsible for the management of the unit.

 

HSG, CPC

HB 1925

(HSCR21-12)

Status

RELATING TO LIQUOR.

Allows holders of Class 1 manufacturer liquor licenses to sell specified liquor manufactured from fruits or other products grown in the State to any person for private use and consumption.

 

ERB, CPC

HB 994, HD1

(HSCR1-12)

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE.

Excludes benefits paid or incurred under the workers' compensation law from the covered loss deductible. Effective January 1, 2013. (HB994 HD1)

 

LAB, CPC

HB 1688, HD1

(HSCR15-12)

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE.

Increases the minimum insurance coverage requirement for bodily injury liability coverage to $50,000 for bodily injury or death to one person and $100,000 for bodily injury or death to two or more persons. (HB1688 HD1)

 

TRN, CPC, 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 (including an original) to Room 320 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-8404 (for Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islanders without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web);

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to CPCtestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov ; or

WEB: For comments less than 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

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 586-6172 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. Robert N. Herkes

Chair