HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2012

 

COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION & BUSINESS

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey, Chair

Rep. Isaac W. Choy, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Karen L. Awana

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Kymberly Marcos Pine

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 02, 2012

TIME:

8:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

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

 

HB 2767

Status

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Temporarily modifies the Procurement Code for state construction projects. Sunsets December 31, 2015.

 

ERB, FIN

HB 2122

Status

RELATING TO THE PROCUREMENT CODE.

Suspends the ability of a contractor to protest the awarding of a contract under the State Procurement Code for five years. Effective July 1, 2012.

 

ERB, FIN

HB 2418

Status

RELATING TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.

Allows businesses with less than 150 employees to enter into cooperative purchasing agreements and exempts these agreements from restraint of trade provisions. Requires parties to agreements to file information with the attorney general and pay a filing fee to support enforcement of the information requirement.

 

ERB, JUD

HB 2496

Status

RELATING TO BUSINESS REGISTRATION.

To clarify and correct ambiguities and errors in Hawaii's business registration laws.

 

ERB, CPC, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on January 24, 2012 at 8:30 a.m.

 

HB 2013

Status

RELATED TO MIXED MARTIAL ARTS.

Amends the definition of mixed martial arts to include the regulation of other disciplines that use striking.

 

ERB, CPC

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on January 26, 2012 at 8:30 a.m.

 

HB 1511

Status

RELATING TO HIGH TECHNOLOGY.

Establishes a tax credit for ten per cent of qualified labor costs; extends the tax credit for qualified research activities for five years.

 

ERB, FIN

HB 2145

Status

RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

Expresses as state policy an intent to complete or facilitate the completion of a list of 10 projects by 12/31/23.

 

ERB, FIN

HB 2268

Status

RELATING TO SMALL BUSINESS.

Requires the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to convene a working group, administratively attached to the Small Business Regulatory Review Board, to identify redundant and obsolete state and county laws related to small business. Requires reports to the Legislature.

 

ERB, FIN

HB 2272

Status

RELATING TO PROFESSIONS AND VOCATIONS.

Clarifies the definition of "landscape architect". Replaces the existing definition of "surveyor" or "land surveyor" with definitions for "land surveying" and "professional surveyor", "professional land surveyor", or "land surveyor".

 

ERB, CPC

 

The following measure(s) has been DELETED from the agenda: HB1842

 

HB 1842

Status

RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

Short form bill

ERB

 

 

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Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Chair