HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2013

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Sylvia Luke, Chair

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto, Vice Chair

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Kaniela Ing

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Rep. Beth Fukumoto

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Gene Ward

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, April 04, 2013

TIME:

2:17 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 5

 

SB 82, SD1, HD1

(HSCR999)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.

Authorizes Hawaii Public Housing Authority to receive, use, and dispose of property and sell real property subject to legislative approval; receive gifts to benefit public housing residents; and use volunteer services. Effective July 1, 2050.

 

HSG, FIN

SB 665, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1143)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Appropriates funds to address the shortage of primary care physicians in the State through a comprehensive primary care workforce development plan that addresses the critical areas of loan repayment, diversity programs, and primary care workforce expansion. Effective July 1, 2013.

 

HLT, HED, FIN

SB 666, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1214)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Establishes a task force to assess the scope and feasibility of establishing an emergency services patient advocate program to provide assistance to and advocate on behalf of individuals receiving emergency medical care.

 

HLT, FIN

SB 803, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1154)

Status

RELATING TO WATER.

Establishes a four-year pilot program requiring DAGS to implement irrigation water conservation best management practices, as established by the Landscape Industry Council of Hawaii and report to the Legislature. Makes an appropriation. Effective July 1, 2050.

 

WAL/TRN, FIN

SB 1265, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1122)

Status

RELATING TO CONTRACTS.

Specifies that an owner's agreement to locate and recover property that is presumed abandoned, that provides for compensation exceeding twenty-five per cent of the total value of the property shall be unenforceable and may be subject to an action to reduce the compensation amount. Effective July 1, 2112.

 

CPC/JUD, 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.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: One copy to Room 306 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through the website); or

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

 

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 586-6200 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.

 

Selected meetings are broadcast live. Check the current legislative broadcast schedule on the "Capitol TV" website at www.capitoltv.org or call 536-2100.

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Sylvia Luke

Chair