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:

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

TIME:

5:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 4

 

SB 2386, SD2, HD2

(HSCR1318-12)

Status

RELATING TO THE NATIVE HAWAIIAN ROLL COMMISSION.

Requires the Native Hawaiian Roll Commission to be responsible for verification documents from individuals seeking to be included in the roll of qualified Native Hawaiians. Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, requires verification documents to be kept confidential. Clarifies that the roll commission is prohibited from publishing or releasing any verification documents of any qualified Native Hawaiian on the roll. (SB2386 HD2)

 

HAW, JUD, FIN

SB 2739, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1128-12)

Status

RELATING TO THE SMALL BUSINESS REGULATORY REVIEW BOARD.

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. Effective July 1, 2112. (SB2739 HD1)

 

ERB, FIN

SB 2584, SD1

(HSCR1196-12)

Status

RELATING TO TUITION ASSISTANCE.

Broadens the scope of the tuition assistance to Hawaii National Guard members attending the University of Hawaii and appropriates funds for that purpose. (SD1)

 

PBM, HED, FIN

SB 2248, SD2, HD2

(HSCR1273-12)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Requires the Department of Public Safety to assess and refer inmates to the Hawaii Paroling Authority (HPA) for possible medical release. Provides that an inmate in the custody of the Department shall be eligible to be considered for medical release if the inmate meets specified criteria under certain procedures. Requires HPA to set reasonable conditions on an inmate's medical release. Requires the HPA to promptly order an inmate returned to custody of the Department to await a revocation hearing if the HPA receives credible information that an inmate has failed to comply with any reasonable condition set upon the inmate's release. Effective July 1, 2012. (SB2248 HD2)

 

PBM, JUD, FIN

SB 650, HD1

(HSCR1268-12)

Status

PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE VI, SECTION 3, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII AUTHORIZING THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE STATE SUPREME COURT TO APPOINT RETIRED JUDGES TO SERVE AS EMERITUS JUDGES.

Proposes a constitutional amendment authorizing the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court to appoint judges who have retired upon attaining the age of seventy years as emeritus judges, permitting the appointed judges to serve as temporary judges in courts no higher than the court level they reached prior to retirement and for terms not to exceed three months. (SB650 HD1)

 

JUD, FIN

SB 2737, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1144-12)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC MEETINGS.

Permits use of interactive conference technology to increase ability of members of state and county boards and commissions to attend board meetings. Establishes requirements for notice and use of visual aids. Effective July 1, 2012. (SB2737 HD1)

 

JUD, FIN

SB 2304, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1219-12)

Status

RELATING TO RIGHTS OF THE ACCUSED.

Establishes procedures for eyewitness identification in live lineups and photo lineups of persons who are suspected of committing an offense. Effective July 1, 2050. (SB2304 HD1)

 

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.

 

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 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