HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2012

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro, Chair

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Ty Cullen

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Gil Riviere

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

Rep. Gene Ward

 

COMMITTEE ON LEGISLATIVE MANAGEMENT

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita, Chair

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Joey Manahan

Rep. Gene Ward

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, February 27, 2012

TIME:

10:00 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A # 1

 

The following measure has been removed from the agenda.

 

HB 2524, HD1

(HSCR623-12)

Status

RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND CABLE TELEVISION SERVICES.

Creates a communications division within the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to regulate telecommunications and cable television services; to promote the development of broadband infrastructure; and to advance the provision of broadband, telecommunications, and video programming services. Effective July 1, 2112.

 

ERB, CPC, FIN/LMG

 

Copies of the PROPOSED DRAFT are available in room 306 and on the Legislature's website: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov

 

HB 1454

Status

RELATING TO THE PETROLEUM INDUSTRY.

PROPOSED HD1: Requires motor vehicle fuel wholesalers and similar entities that offer volume discounts to any retail service station to offer the same volume discounts to all retail service stations. Allows gasoline dealers to enter into cooperative purchasing agreements to acquire discounts on gasoline purchases.

 

FIN

HB 2874

Status

RELATING TO BROADBAND.

Creates broadband special fund to support funding public school broadband and laptop initiatives. Beginning 01/01/13, freezes appropriations of moneys derived from cable fees at the lesser of the 2011 appropriation or the amount that a recipient would otherwise receive in the current year. Requires excess moneys to be deposited into the broadband special fund. Effective 07/01/12 and repealed 06/30/17.

 

FIN

HB 2181

(HSCR535-12)

Status

RELATING TO VACANCIES.

Amends the deadline to file nomination papers associated with filling a vacancy in the membership of the board of trustees of OHA, to ensure compliance with provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010, P.L. 111-84, mandating the mailing of absentee ballots to uniformed and overseas voters no later than forty-five days prior to an election.

 

HAW, JUD, FIN

HB 2808

(HSCR249-12)

Status

RELATING TO KIKALA-KEOKEA.

Provides an additional period of ten years within which lessees of the Kikala-Keokea homestead may construct dwellings, as required in their leases, commencing upon the effective date of this Act.

 

HAW, FIN

HB 2529

(HSCR134-12)

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.

Exempts expenditures less than $250,000 from trust funds identified in section 213(d), Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920, as amended, from the requirements of chapter 103D, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

HAW, FIN

HB 2531

(HSCR311-12)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.

Allows the chairman, with unanimous consent of the commission, to suspend administrative rules for the purpose of awarding a lease to a native Hawaiian who has been on the waitlist for at least twenty years.

 

HAW, FIN

HB 2806, HD1

(HSCR247-12)

Status

RELATING TO NATIVE HAWAIIANS.

Establishes aha moku advisory committee within the Department of Land and Natural Resources. Makes an appropriation. Effective July 1, 2012.

 

HAW, 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/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 586-6200 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.

 

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Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Chair

 

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Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair