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

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

TIME:

12:30 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 3

 

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

 

HB 2524, HD1

(HSCR623-12)

Status

RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND CABLE TELEVISION SERVICES.

PROPOSED HD2: Establishes the telecommunications and cable television services commission within DBEDT to regulate telecommunications and cable television services. Effective 7/1/12 regarding cable operators and 7/1/13 regarding telecommunications carriers.

 

ERB, CPC, FIN/LMG

HB 2266, HD1

(HSCR98-12)

Status

RELATING TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.

Clarifies that the information technology steering committee shall consist of eight members: two members to be appointed by the senate president, two members to be appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives, a member appointed by the chief justice, and two members to be appointed by the governor, with the chief information officer to serve as the chair.

 

ERB, FIN

HB 2268, HD1

(HSCR168-12)

Status

RELATING TO SMALL BUSINESS.

Authorizes the small business regulatory review board to require an agency to conduct another public hearing on a rule change when the rulemaking agency declines to make changes requested at the first hearing and the agency's small business statement, submitted after the hearing, indicates inconsistency with its earlier determination or does not address the public's concerns.

 

ERB, FIN

HB 1694, HD1

(HSCR198-12)

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Unless preempted by federal law, requires the collection of use taxes by sellers of tangible personal property who enter into agreements under which a person in the State refers potential purchasers to the seller, including by an internet link or web site, or performs related services in the State on behalf of the seller. Effective July 1, 2112.

 

ERB, FIN

HB 2169, HD1

(HSCR557-12)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY.

PROPOSED HD2: Establishes a peer review process for public accounting firms that engage in attest work. Effective 7/1/2112.

 

ERB, 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 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.

 

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. Kyle T. Yamashita

Chair

 

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Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair