HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION & COMMERCE

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey, Chair

Rep. Justin H. Woodson, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

Rep. Beth Fukumoto Chang

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Bob McDermott

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, April 06, 2015

TIME:

2:30pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) have been ADDED to the agenda: SB1287 SD2 HD1, HCR214 HD1/HR149 HD1

 

HCR 9

(HSCR1288)

Status

REQUESTING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE APPROVAL OF THE SALE OF HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, INC.

 

 

EEP, CPC

HCR 169, HD1 / HR 105, HD1

(HSCR1318) /

(HSCR1317)

Status / Status

EXPRESSING SUPPORT OF FURTHER DISCUSSION ON THE POSSIBILITY OF LOCAL OWNERSHIP AND CONTROL OF ELECTRIC UTILITIES AND ENCOURAGEMENT OF ROBUST DISCUSSIONS THAT INCLUDE THE EXPLORATION OF ALTERNATIVE OWNERSHIP MODELS FOR ELECTRIC UTILITIES.

 

 

EEP, CPC

HCR 227, HD1 / HR 158, HD1

(HSCR1316) /

(HSCR1315)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO PROTECT THE PUBLIC INTEREST IN REVIEWING THE PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES BY NEXTERA ENERGY, INC.

 

 

EEP, CPC

HCR 214, HD1 / HR 149, HD1

(HSCR1065) /

(HSCR1064)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A MENTAL HEALTH ACCESS WORKING GROUP.

 

 

HLT, CPC

SB 754, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1143)

Status

RELATING TO TIME SHARING.

Provides cancellation rights to persons who contract to buy a short-term product in Hawaii. Allows disbursement of purchasers' funds to a developer; provided that the developer first posts a bond or letter of credit. (SB754 HD1)

 

EDB, CPC

SB 1287, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1223)

Status

RELATING TO COPYRIGHTS.

Protects sound recordings fixed prior to 02/15/1972 against unauthorized public performance. Protects any right in sound recordings fixed prior 02/15/1972 existing under Hawaii common law, or civil or criminal statutes. Establishes civil remedies for violations. (HD1)

 

JUD, CPC

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony no later than 24 hours prior to the hearing. Persons submitting testimony on the day of the hearing MUST submit 22 copies at the hearing. Staff will not be able to make copies. 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: 22 copies (including an original) to Room 304 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6211 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or cpctestimony@capitol.hawaii.gov

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. 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 586-6266 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. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Chair