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:

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

TIME:

3:30 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 6

 

HB 2485, HD2

(HSCR482-12)

Status

RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLE PARKING.

Clarifies the electric vehicle parking requirement. Allows an electric vehicle parking space with a charging system to be located anywhere in the parking lot or structure.

 

TRN, EEP, FIN

HB 2875

(HSCR250-12)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE IMMERSION PROGRAM.

Requires reading, math, science, and other assessments administered to students in grades three through six of the department of education's Hawaiian language immersion program to be developed originally in the Hawaiian language; requires the board of education to adopt rules establishing procedures for the development of these assessments in collaboration with the Hawaiian language community; requires status reports to the 2013 and 2014 legislatures.

 

HAW, FIN

HB 2357

(HSCR410-12)

Status

RELATING TO THE ARTS.

Allows fifty per cent of the works of art special fund to be used for performing arts and their related costs. Effective July 1, 2012.

 

 

CUA, FIN

HB 2130, HD1

(HSCR411-12)

Status

RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.

Requires the State to pay interest on late payments to an operator of an adult day care facility, community care foster family home, or adult residential care home. Effective July 1, 2050.

 

HUS/HLT, FIN

HB 2703, HD1

(HSCR261-12)

Status

RELATING TO FOOD SELF-SUFFICIENCY.

Creates a new chapter in the Hawaii Revised Statutes requiring the Department of Agriculture to develop a food sustainability standard to promote local food production to help diversify the local economy.

 

AGR, FIN

HB 2374

(HSCR359-12)

Status

RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF LANGUAGE ACCESS.

Transfers the Office of Language Access to the Department of Health, as an administratively attached agency. Effective July 1, 2012.

 

 

HLT/LAB, FIN

HB 2539, HD1

(HSCR450-12)

Status

RELATING TO ADULT ABUSE PERPETRATOR CHECKS FOR CHILD CARE PROVIDERS.

Allows the Department of Human Services to conduct adult abuse perpetrator checks on providers, license-exempt pursuant to section 346-152, Hawaii Revised Statutes, that care for children receiving child care subsidies from the department, applicants who want to operate a child care facility, prospective employees of the applicant, licensed child care providers, and new employees of the registered or licensed provider.

 

HUS, JUD, 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.

 

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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