HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2013

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Rep. Della Au Belatti, Chair

Rep. Dee Morikawa, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Cheape

 

COMMITTEE ON HIGHER EDUCATION

Rep. Isaac W. Choy, Chair

Rep. Linda Ichiyama, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. K. Mark Takai

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Cheape

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Richard Lee Fale

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

TIME:

9:00 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 492, SD2

(SSCR778)

Status

RELATING TO TOBACCO PRODUCTS.

Imposes an excise tax of an unspecified per cent of the wholesale price of any tobacco product, other than large cigars, sold by a wholesaler or dealer on and after January 1, 2014, whether or not sold at wholesale, or if not sold then at the same rate upon the use by the wholesaler or dealer. Requires the additional moneys collected under the excise tax to be deposited to the credit of the Hawaii cancer research special fund. Effective 7/1/50. (SD2)

 

HLT/HED, 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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PAPER: 2 copies (including an original) to Room 310 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6281 (Oahu) or 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.

 

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Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Chair

 

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Rep. Della Au Belatti

Chair