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

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, February 27, 2012

TIME:

4:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 6

 

HB 2834

(HSCR341-12)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TASK FORCE.

Extends the sunset date for the Hawaii economic development task force to 6/30/14. Effective 6/29/12.

 

EEP/AGR, FIN

HB 2740

(HSCR317-12)

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Repeals the sunset provision relating to the tax on naphtha fuel sold for use in a power-generating facility.

 

 

EEP, FIN

HB 2656, HD1

(HSCR407-12)

Status

RELATING TO AIR POLLUTION CONTROL.

Requires all crematoriums operating without air pollution control permits and which were constructed prior to March 20, 1972, to submit permit applications to the Department of Health by December 31, 2012.

 

EEP, FIN

HB 2249, HD1

(HSCR481-12)

Status

RELATING TO LANDFILLS.

Requires permitted landfills to track and report the types of alternative daily covers used. Places a preference on the disposal of residual recycling waste in landfills and incinerators and requires state and county agencies to accept such disposals.

 

EEP, FIN

HB 2526, HD1

(HSCR399-12)

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. Effective January 1, 3000.

 

CPC, FIN

HB 2508

(HSCR106-12)

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTION AGENCIES.

Clarifies and strengthens enforcement provisions for exempt out-of-state collection agencies and increases fines for collection agencies governed under chapter 443B, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

CPC, FIN

HB 2644, HD1

(HSCR170-12)

Status

RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.

Requires the Public Utilities Commission to implement best practices in the areas of regulatory frameworks, rules and procedures, and information technology and public access. Appropriates funds to implement best practices. Effective July 1, 2012.

 

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.

 

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Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Chair