THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY, INTERGOVERNMENTAL AND MILITARY AFFAIRS

Senator Will Espero, Chair

Senator Rosalyn H. Baker, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 05, 2015

TIME:

1:15 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 229

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 633

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE MILITARY.

Allows reservists and national guard members in active service who desire to run for office to file nomination papers and take their oaths by mail.

 

PSM, JDL

SB 559

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE MILITARY.

Expands the office of veterans' services to include military affairs and appropriates funds.  Effective 1/1/16.

 

PSM, WAM

SB 1159

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO VETERANS DISABILITY BENEFITS.

Exempts federal veterans disability benefits from seizure to enforce a court judgment, except for certain child and spousal support cases.

 

PSM, JDL

SB 686

      Status & Testimony

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR A WAR MEMORIAL.

Appropriates moneys to the office of veterans services for the planning, design, and construction of a veterans' memorial.

 

PSM, WAM

SB 669

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO VIETNAM WAR COMMEMORATION.

Appropriates funds for programs, ceremonies, and activities commemorating the 50TH Anniversary of the Vietnam War.

 

PSM, WAM

SB 663

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO FIREWORKS.

Increases the fee for the permit for the purchase and use of aerial fireworks, display fireworks, and articles pyrotechnic.

 

PSM, WAM

SB 533

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.

Allows the news media to access areas that are closed pursuant to emergency management powers of the governor and mayor.

 

PSM, JDL

SB 889

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE JOINT EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT CENTER.

Authorizes the director of finance to issue general obligation bonds and appropriates funds to support the development of the joint emergency management center, including planning, land acquisition, and the initial appraisal scope.

 

PSM, WAM

SB 1211

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE MAJOR DISASTER FUND.

Increases the expenditure ceiling on major disaster fund moneys.  Requires the adjutant general to report any allotment of fund moneys or any expenditure of fund moneys to the legislature within one month of the allotment or expenditure.

 

PSM, WAM

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

Click here to submit testimony to the Senate Committee on Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs.

 

Testimony may be submitted up to 24 hours prior to the start of the hearing.

 

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.

 

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT (808)586-6360.

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Will Espero

Chair