HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2012

 

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY & MILITARY AFFAIRS

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino, Chair

Rep. Ty Cullen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. K. Mark Takai

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Scott K. Saiki

Rep. George R. Fontaine

Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

TIME:

10:30 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2582, SD2

(SSCR2654)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC PROCUREMENT CODE.

Clarifies that, of the 20% of the State's annual purchasing expenditure set aside to be awarded to small businesses, at least 3% shall be awarded to veteran owned and service disabled veteran owned small businesses having 50 or fewer employees. Effective 1/1/20. (SD2)

 

PBM, ERB, FIN

SB 2584, SD1

(SSCR2595)

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 2489, SD2

(SSCR2657)

Status

RELATING TO THE MILITIA.

Establishes an employer income tax credit for taxpayers who maintain employee insurance coverage for national guard members for the duration of the national guard members' active duty. Expands the powers of the governor and governor's designee in calling the national guard into active duty. Allows the adjutant general to order the national guard into active service for nonemergency purposes that are necessary and attendant to the mission of the department of defense. Expands the rights granted to national guard members to incorporate rights granted under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

PBM, ERB, FIN

SB 2225, SD1

(SSCR2592)

Status

RELATING TO PRISON LITIGATION.

Imposes certain limitations and conditions on in forma pauperis prisoner lawsuits. (SD1)

 

PBM, 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: 3 copies (including an original) to Room 316 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-8494 (for Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islanders without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web);

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to PBMtestimony@capitol.hawaii.gov ; 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.

 

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Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Chair