THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS

Senator Jill N. Tokuda, Chair

Senator Ronald D. Kouchi, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

TIME:

9:00am

PLACE:

Conference Room 211

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 134, HD1, SD1

      (SSCR1099)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Extends the deadline for counties to adopt a county surcharge on state tax to 12/31/2015.  Extends the county surcharge on state tax to 12/31/2027.  Authorizes the legislature to extend the county surcharge on state tax beyond 12/31/2027, by concurrent resolution, up to two times for 10-year periods each, to no later than 12/31/2047.  Specifies requirements that must be completed before the legislature may consider introduction of a concurrent resolution to extend the county surcharge on state tax.  (SD1)

 

TRA/PSM, WAM

HB 134, HD1, SD1

      Proposed SD2

      (SSCR1099)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Reauthorizes the counties' authority to establish a county surcharge on state tax for a limited time period, with the surcharge to be effective from 1/1/2017 to 12/31/2027, if adopted. Allows counties that have already established a county surcharge on state tax to extend the surcharge on state tax to 12/31/2027. Limits the use of surcharge revenues to capital costs. Requires the board of directors of the transit agency constructing the locally preferred alternative for a mass transit project to conduct audits, submit annual reports to the governor and the legislature, and conduct public hearings and take testimony on the audits and reports. Effective 7/1/2050. (Proposed SD2)

Copies of the proposed SD 2 are available from the Senate Document Center and on the Legislature's website:  www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

TRA/PSM, WAM

 

 

 

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

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Senator Jill N. Tokuda

Chair