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. Heather Giugni

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Gil Riviere

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 01, 2012

TIME:

2:30 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A #1

 

HB 2493, HD1

(HSCR551-12)

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.

Provides unspecified employer contributions amounts for plan years 2011‑2012 and 2012‑2013 for Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund health benefit plan premiums for the employees of collective bargaining unit (9) and their excluded counterparts. Effective retroactive on July 1, 2011.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2494, HD1

(HSCR546-12)

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.

Provides unspecified employer contribution amounts for plan years 2011‑2012 and 2012‑2013 for Hawaii Employer‑Union Health Benefits Trust Fund health benefit plan premiums for the employees of collective bargaining unit 10 and their excluded counterparts. Effective retroactive to July 1, 2011.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2495, HD1

(HSCR547-12)

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.

Provides unspecified employer contributions amounts for plan years 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 for Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund health benefit plan premiums for the employees of collective bargaining unit (11) and their excluded counterparts. Effective retroactive to July 1, 2011.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2257, HD1

(HSCR519-12)

Status

RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL AND VOCATIONAL LICENSING.

Allows licensing boards to: (1) allow applicants to demonstrate competency in lieu of work experience requirements; and (2) establish procedures to expedite the issuance of licenses, certifications, or permits to military spouses. Effective July 1, 2030.

 

PBM, CPC, FIN

HB 2871, HD1

(HSCR477-12)

Status

RELATING TO THE WEST MAUI OCEAN RECREATION MANAGEMENT AREA.

Requires DLNR to establish a west Maui ocean recreation management area advisory committee to advise DLNR on issues relating to the state waters within the west Maui ocean recreation management area, particularly with respect to the waters adjacent to Kaanapali on the island of Maui. Effective July 1, 2020.

 

WLO, FIN

HB 2881, HD1

(HSCR391-12)

Status

RELATING TO GREENWAYS.

Establishes the position of Statewide Greenways and Trails Facilitator in the Office of Planning. Directs the Office of Planning to contract with a consultant to develop a plan for the establishment and implementation of a statewide greenways plan. Appropriates funds. Effective July 1, 2012.

 

WLO, FIN

 

Decision Making Only on the Following Measure Previously Heard

 

The following measure was previously heard on Monday, February 27, Agenda #3.

 

HB 1758, HD1

(HSCR612-12)

Status

RELATING TO BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT IN HAWAII.

Authorizes the Director of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to issue revenue bonds for qualified media infrastructure projects. Creates a special fund for disbursement of funds. Requires matching funds and post-audits. Effective July 1, 2112.

 

ERB, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 2 minutes 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 (including an original) 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 10MB in size, transmit from 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