HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2012

 

COMMITTEE ON TOURISM

Rep. Tom Brower, Chair

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Karen L. Awana

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Corinne W.L. Ching

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, February 13, 2012

TIME:

9:15 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2788

Status

RELATING TO GAMING.

Grants twenty-year license for one stand-alone casino in Waikiki not in a hotel. Establishes Hawaii Gaming Control Commission. Imposes fifteen per cent wagering tax on gross receipts. Creates State Gaming Fund and Compulsive Gambler Program. Effective July 1, 2012.

 

TOU, FIN

HB 2069, HD1

(HSCR33-12)

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Prohibits a condominium board of directors, when leasing common elements of the condominium, from setting the rent at an amount below fair market rent value to individuals or entities who are not apartment owners. Requires all direct costs attributable to condominium hotel operations to be charged only to unit owners whose units are included in condominium hotel operations. Effective July 1, 2012. (HB2069 HD1)

 

HSG, TOU, CPC

HB 2314

Status

RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.

Provides for the allocation of transient accommodations tax revenues to the convention center enterprise special fund on a fiscal year basis.

 

TOU, 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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PAPER: 5 copies (including an original) to Room 315 in the State Capitol;

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to TOUtestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov ; or

WEB: For comments less than 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

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Rep. Tom Brower

Chair