THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

NOTICE OF CONFERENCE COMMITTEE MEETING

 

DATE:

Thursday, April 23, 2015

TIME:

3:30 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 224

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

The Conference Committee will meet to resolve differences between the last House and Senate versions of the following:

 

HB 482, HD2, SD1

 

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Coffee Berry Borer; Pesticide Subsidy Program; Appropriation

House Conferees:  Representatives Tsuji/Lowen, Co-Chairs; DeCoite, Onishi, Ward

(AGR, FIN)

Senate Conferees:  Senators Ruderman, Chair; Inouye, Co-Chair; Kouchi, Taniguchi, Slom

(AGL, WAM)

 

HB 501, HD1, SD1

 

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Agriculture; Water, Electricity, and Freight Transport Preferential Rates; Public Utilities

House Conferees:  Representatives Tsuji/McKelvey/Luke, Co-Chairs; Cachola, Onishi, Ward

(AGR, CPC, FIN)

Senate Conferees:  Senators Ruderman, Chair; Inouye/Baker, Co-Chairs; Riviere, Slom

(AGL/CPN, WAM)

 

HB 508, HD1, SD2

 

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Qualified Producer and Feed Developer Grants; Livestock Revitalization Program; Local Feed Source Survey; Industrial Hemp; Agriculture; Pilot Program; Appropriations

House Conferees:  Representatives Tsuji/Rhoads/Luke, Co-Chairs; Onishi, Thielen

(AGR, JUD, FIN)

Senate Conferees:  Senators Ruderman, Chair; Dela Cruz/Keith-Agaran, Co-Chairs; Riviere, Slom

(AGL, JDL/WAM)

 

HB 573, SD1

 

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO HAWAII GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES.

Department of Agriculture; Hawaii Good Agricultural Practices Program; Appropriation

House Conferees:  Representatives Tsuji/Onishi, Co-Chairs; Cachola, DeCoite, Ward

(AGR, FIN)

Senate Conferees:  Senators Ruderman, Chair; Dela Cruz, Co-Chair; Slom

(AGL, WAM)

 

HB 823, HD1, SD1

 

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL THEFT.

Agricultural Theft Pilot Project; Appropriation

House Conferees:  Representatives Tsuji/Creagan/Onishi, Co-Chairs; DeCoite, Ward

(AGR, JUD, FIN)

Senate Conferees:  Senators Ruderman, Chair; Keith-Agaran/Riviere, Co-Chairs; L. Thielen, Slom

(AGL/JDL, WAM)

 

 

 

HB 871, HD1, SD2

 

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO BIOSECURITY.

Department of Agriculture; Biosecurity Program; Objectives; General Actions; Program Charges; Private-Public Partnerships; Appropriation

House Conferees:  Representatives Tsuji/Onishi, Co-Chairs; Cachola, Ohno, Ward

(AGR, FIN)

Senate Conferees:  Senators Ruderman, Chair; Gabbard/Tokuda, Co-Chairs; Riviere, Slom

(AGL/ENE, WAM)

 

HB 1042, SD1

 

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL LANDS.

Important Agricultural Lands; Counties; Grants-in-Aid; Appropriation

House Conferees:  Representatives Tsuji/Onishi, Co-Chairs; Cachola, Woodson, Ward

(AGR, FIN)

Senate Conferees:  Senators Ruderman, Chair; Espero/Kouchi, Co-Chairs; L. Thielen, Slom

(AGL/PSM, WAM)

 

HB 1273, HD2, SD2

 

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.

Agricultural Land; Permissible Use; Hydroelectric Facilities

House Conferees:  Representatives Tsuji/C. Lee/McKelvey, Co-Chairs; Woodson, Ward

(AGR, EEP, CPC)

Senate Conferees:  Senators Ruderman, Chair; Gabbard/Baker, Co-Chairs; L. Thielen, Slom

(AGL/ENE, CPN)

 

HB 1332, HD1, SD1

 

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO IRRIGATION.

Peekauai Ditch Irrigation System; Appropriation

House Conferees:  Representatives Tsuji/Onishi, Co-Chairs; Kong, Ward

(AGR, FIN)

Senate Conferees:  Senators Ruderman, Chair; Kouchi, Co-Chair; Slom

(AGL, WAM)

 

HB 1345, HD1, SD2

 

Status & Testimony

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

East Kauai Water Users' Cooperative; Agriculture; Irrigation; Appropriation

House Conferees:  Representatives Tsuji/Onishi, Co-Chairs; Tokioka, Ward

(AGR, FIN)

Senate Conferees:  Senators Ruderman, Chair; Kouchi, Co-Chair; Slom

(AGL, WAM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As this is a decision making meeting only, no public testimony will be accepted.

 

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 586-8480 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.

 

For further information, please call the Committee Clerk at 586-8480.

 

 

 

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Rep. Clift Tsuji

Co-Chair

 

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Senator Russell E. Ruderman

Chair

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Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Co-Chair

 

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Senator Lorraine R. Inouye

Co-Chair

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Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Co-Chair

 

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Senator Rosalyn H. Baker

Co-Chair

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Rep. Sylvia Luke

Co-Chair

 

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Senator Donovan M. Dela Cruz

Co-Chair

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Rep. Karl Rhoads

Co-Chair

 

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Senator Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran

Co-Chair

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Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Co-Chair

 

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Senator Gil Riviere

Co-Chair

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Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Co-Chair

 

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Senator Mike Gabbard

Co-Chair

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Rep. Chris Lee

Co-Chair

 

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Senator Jill N. Tokuda

Co-Chair

 

 

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Senator Will Espero

Co-Chair

 

 

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Senator Ronald D. Kouchi

Co-Chair