THE SENATE
THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE
REGULAR SESSION OF 2013

COMMITTEE ON TECHNOLOGY AND THE ARTS
Senator Glenn Wakai, Chair
Senator Clarence K. Nishihara, Vice-Chair

MEASURES DEFERRED TO TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2013

DATE:

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

TIME:

1:20 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 414
State Capitol
415 South Beretania Street

DECISION MAKING ON THE FOLLOWING MEASURE(S):

SB207
Status and Testimony

RELATING TO SOCIAL MEDIA.
Prohibits employers from requiring employees and applicants for employment from disclosing social media usernames or passwords.

TEC, JDL

SB448
Status and Testimony

RELATING TO OPEN DATA.
Requires executive departments, boards, commissions, and agencies to make data available to the public. Absolves State for liability for deficiencies or incomplete data. Requires the CIO to enact rules to address making data sets available to the public.

TEC, JDL

SB1273
Status and Testimony

RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Establishes the system wide, statewide academy for creative media to award certificates and degrees emphasizing narrative storytelling through a unique program in indigenous filmmaking. Makes an appropriation.

TEC/HRE, WAM
[Measure added on 2/5/2013]

SB460
Status and Testimony

RELATING TO THE CENTER FOR OKINAWAN STUDIES.
Appropriates funds for the hiring of one full-time equivalent librarian position for the Okinawan collection at the University of Hawaii at Manoa library.

HRE/TEC, WAM
[Measure added on 2/5/2013]

SB678
Status and Testimony

RELATING TO THE PRESERVATION OF HAWAII'S MOVING IMAGES.
Appropriates funds for the Uluulu: The Henry Kuualoha Giugni Moving Image Archive of Hawaii to support the activities of the moving image archive.

HRE/TEC, WAM
[Measure added on 2/5/2013]

SB702
Status and Testimony

RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE.
Establishes an internet crimes against children fee upon each felony or misdemeanor conviction. Requires deposit of the fees into an internet crimes against children special fund to provide training and resources for local law enforcement agencies' and investigators' use in investigating and prosecuting internet crimes against children. Establishes an internet crimes against children advisory committee.

HMS/TEC/JDL, WAM
[Measure added on 2/7/2013]

SB463
Status and Testimony

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. Increases in the credit amount from 15% to 20% in a county with a population over 700,000, and from 20% to 25% in a county with a population of 700,000 or less.

EGH/TEC, WAM
[Measure added on 2/8/2013]

SB519
Status and Testimony

RELATING TO MOTION PICTURES, DIGITAL MEDIA, AND FILM PRODUCTION.
Extends the repeal date of Act 88, SLH 2006, from 01/01/2016, to 01/01/2021. Extends tax credits for qualified film production costs incurred before 01/01/2021.

EGH/TEC, WAM
[Measure added on 2/8/2013]

SB750
Status and Testimony

RELATING TO DIGITAL MEDIA INFRASTRUCTURE.
Establishes an income tax credit for qualified media infrastructure projects.

EGH/TEC, WAM
[Measure added on 2/8/2013]

SB736
Status and Testimony

RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Extends the tax credit for qualified research activities for an additional five years. Clarifies the method of calculating the tax credit. Amends the definition of "qualified high technology business". Repeals existing certification requirements and establishes new reporting requirements. Requires the department of business, economic development, and tourism to conduct studies to measure the effectiveness of the tax credit and submit reports to the legislature.

EGH/TEC, WAM
[Measure added on 2/8/2013]

SB1349
Status and Testimony

RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Re-enacts the tax credit for qualified research activities to apply to taxable years from 2010 to 2015. Amends the definitions of "qualified high technology business" and "qualified research". Establishes new reporting requirements. Requires the department of taxation to conduct studies to measure the effectiveness of the tax credit and submit reports to the legislature.

EGH/TEC, WAM
[Measure added on 2/8/2013]

SB473
Status and Testimony

RELATING TO ELECTRONIC COPIES.
Clarifies that electronic copies shall be construed in the same manner as an original document for purposes of chapter 1, HRS. Requires that electronic copies are acceptable for all purposes as intended by the particular statute that references an original document or like terms, unless otherwise provided by that statute.

TEC/EGH, JDL
[Measure added on 2/8/2013]

SB961
Status and Testimony

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 07/01/13

TEC/EGH, WAM
[Measure added on 2/8/2013]

No testimony will be accepted.

FOR AMENDED NOTICES: Measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored. If a measure is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT 808-586-8585.