HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2013

 

COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & BUSINESS

Rep. Clift Tsuji, Chair

Rep. Gene Ward, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Takashi Ohno

 

 

COMMITTEE ON WATER & LAND

Rep. Cindy Evans, Chair

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen

Rep. Richard Lee Fale

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

TIME:

9:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 215, SD3

(SSCR690)

Status

RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

Establishes the public-private partnership authority (PPPA). Requires the PPPA to initiate pilot projects. Appropriates an unspecified sum for the PPPA. Effective 07/01/2050. Repeals 07/01/2018. (SD3)

 

EDB/WAL, FIN

SB 463, SD2

(HSCR947)

Status

RELATING TO FILM AND DIGITAL MEDIA INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT.

Extends the motion picture, digital media, and film production income tax credit from 01/01/2016 to 01/01/2023. Repeals the credit ceiling per qualified production. Changes the credit amount from 15% to an unspecified amount in a county with a population over 700,000, and from 20% to an unspecified amount in a county with a population of 700,000 or less. Creates a tax credit for media infrastructure projects in West Oahu or the most populous island in a county with a population of 100,000 to 175,000, from 07/01/13 to 01/01/16. Provides for recapture of the media infrastructure project tax credit. Establishes a special fund for management of media infrastructure project tax credits and related programs. Requires analysis and reporting by DOTAX on the effectiveness of the media infrastructure project tax credit. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD2)

 

VMI, EDB, FIN

SB 470, SD1

(SSCR461)

Status

RELATING TO CREDIT CARDS.

Prohibits retailers from imposing credit card surcharges in certain instances. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD1)

 

EDB, CPC

SB 750, SD2

(HSCR948)

Status

RELATING TO DIGITAL MEDIA INFRASTRUCTURE.

Establishes a media infrastructure project tax credit for qualified media infrastructure projects in West Oahu or on the most populous island in a county with a population between 100,000 and 175,000. Provides for recapture of the media infrastructure project tax credit in certain circumstances. Requires annual report to Legislature. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD2)

 

VMI, EDB, FIN

SB 961, SD1

(SSCR672)

Status

RELATING TO INFORMATION SHARING.

Requires departments and agencies to share information to improve government operations unless otherwise prohibited by law. Requires the chief information officer to oversee the sharing of the information. Appropriates funds. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD1)

 

EDB, FIN

SB 1280, SD2

(SSCR741)

Status

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST A SEAWATER PROJECT.

Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Kona SWAC, LLC, in constructing part of a seawater air conditioning district cooling system. (SD2)

 

EDB, FIN

SB 1349, SD2

(SSCR769)

Status

RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

Reenacts the tax credit for qualified research activities to apply to taxable years from 2014 to 2017. Adds, amends, and deletes definitions. Establishes new reporting requirements. Requires DBEDT to conduct studies to measure the effectiveness of the tax credit and submit reports to the legislature. Effective 07/01/2050. (SD2)

 

EDB, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

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Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website after the hearing adjourns. This public posting of testimony on the website 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 586-6420 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. Cindy Evans

Chair

 

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Rep. Clift Tsuji

Chair