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 DECISION MAKING

 

 

DATE:

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

TIME:

1:35 PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 211

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

The following measures were previously heard in their respective standing committees:

 

HB 142, HD1, SD1

      (SSCR1157)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING ON HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.

Requires that twenty-five per cent of proceeds from the transfer of credits be used by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to develop rentals. Requires that fifty per cent of credits issued to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands be subject to a memorandum of agreement with the issuing county.  Makes permanent the provisions for affordable housing credits for affordable housing developed on Hawaiian home lands.  Effective date 6/29/2050.  (SD1)

 

HWN/PSM/HSH, WAM

HB 540, HD1, SD1

      (SSCR1152)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM.

Extends sunset provisions with respect to accounting and fiscal management requirements relating to the University of Hawaii.  Makes conforming amendments.  (SD1)

 

HEA, WAM

HB 541, HD1, SD1

      (SSCR1135)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TUITION AND FEES SPECIAL FUND.

Requires each University of Hawaii campus to prepare an operations plan, to be reviewed by the president and vice president for budget and finance and chief financial officer of the University of Hawaii, for each fiscal year.  Requires the moneys in the University of Hawaii tuition and fees special fund for each University of Hawaii campus to lapse to the credit of program identification no. UOH900 (University of Hawaii, system wide support).  Effective 7/1/2050.  (SD1)

 

HEA, WAM

HB 576, HD1, SD1

      (SSCR990)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE STATE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT INNOVATION WAIVER.

Appropriates funds to develop a waiver from certain provisions of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.  Narrows scope of work of the state innovation waiver task force.  Effective 07/01/2050.  (SD1)

 

CPN, WAM

HB 830, HD1, SD1

      (SSCR1087)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY.

Creates an exemption from DLNR review for proposed projects on privately-owned single-family detached dwelling units that are not designated on, or nominated for, the Hawaii or National Registers of Historic Places or are not located in a historic district.  Defines "dwelling unit".  (SD1)

 

HEA/WTL, WAM

HB 831, HD2, SD1

      (SSCR934)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS.

Authorizes charter school closure, if determined necessary by the authorizer, in the event of financial insolvency or due to health and safety issues.  Requires the authorizer to establish protocols for closure.  (SD1)

 

EDU, WAM

HB 1214, HD1

      (SSCR1109)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE STATE-COUNTY FUNCTIONS WORKING GROUP.

Appropriates funds to the Office of the Auditor to carry out the purposes of the State-County Functions Working Group.  (HB1214 HD1)

 

PSM, WAM

HB 1343, HD1, SD1

      (SSCR1111)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

Appropriates moneys for the establishment of a business recovery center within the Department of Defense.  Effective 7/1/2050.  (SD1)

 

EDT/PSM, WAM

HB 1354, HD1, SD1

      (SSCR946)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds and appropriates funds to several state agencies for the purposes of improving and increasing the existing public and affordable housing stock in the State.  Takes effect on 7/1/2050.  (SD1)

 

HSH, WAM

HB 1394, HD2, SD1

      (SSCR1014)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO WATER RECLAMATION.

Requires DOT to conduct a water scalping feasibility study.  (SD1)

 

ENE/GVO, WAM

HB 1509, HD3, SD1

      (SSCR1160)

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO ENERGY.

Requires UH to establish collective goal of becoming net-zero with respect to energy use by January 1, 2035.  Establishes the University of Hawaii net-zero special fund.  Makes appropriations and authorizes general obligation bonds to the University of Hawaii.  Effective 7/1/2050.  (SD1)

 

HEA/ENE, WAM

 

Decision making meeting only, no oral testimony will be accepted.

 

Persons wishing to submit written testimony may do so up to 24 hours prior to the hearing.

 

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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)586-6800.

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Jill N. Tokuda

Chair