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:

Friday, March 30, 2012

TIME:

4:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 3

 

SB 2784, SD2

(SSCR2626)

Status

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS TO RECAPITALIZE STATE FISCAL RESERVES.

Makes general fund appropriations of $20,000,000 for fiscal year        and $43,700,000 for fiscal year to recapitalize the emergency and budget reserve fund. Makes general fund appropriations of $27,500,000 for fiscal year , $27,500,000 for fiscal year , and $56,000,000 for fiscal year to recapitalize the Hawaii hurricane relief fund.

 

FIN

SB 1142, SD2

(SSCR702)

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Proposed HD1: Authorizes the Department of Agriculture (DOA) to establish an Agricultural Safety and Security Program. Requires, under the program, DOA to conduct audit and certification services. Specifies that the program is voluntary for producers. Requires the charge of fees and expenses. Establishes an Agricultural Practices Audit and Certification Revolving Fund for the Program. Appropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture and the counties for statewide bee hive research. Effective January 20, 2020.

 

FIN

SB 2158

(HSCR1141-12)

Status

RELATING TO BAIL.

Requires law enforcement agencies to accept cash bail, certified copies of pre-filed bail bonds, and original bail bonds when the court is closed, including nights, weekends, and holidays. Specifies from whom bail may be accepted. Requires prompt release after acceptance of bail.

 

JUD, FIN

SB 2858, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1216-12)

Status

RELATING TO OPEN GOVERNMENT.

Creates a process for an agency to obtain judicial review of a decision made by the Office of Information Practices relating to the Sunshine Law or the Uniform Information Practices Act, and clarifies standard of review. Effective January 1, 2013.

 

JUD, FIN

 

 

 

Copies of the proposed HD1 are available in room 306 and on the Legislature's Web site: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

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