HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2016

 

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, January 25, 2016

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

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) has been DELETED from the agenda: HB326

 

 

HB 326

Status

RELATING TO THE BANK OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.

Directs DCCA to conduct a comprehensive review of relevant state laws to develop legislation to establish the bank of the State of Hawaii. Appropriates funds to conduct the review. Directs the HHFDC to establish and operate an interim purchase program for distressed residential properties encumbered by problematic mortgages until the bank of the State of Hawaii is operational. Establishes minimum percentages of state funds that shall be deposited in the bank of the State of Hawaii.

 

CPC, FIN

HB 1096

Status

RELATING TO THE SECURE AND FAIR ENFORCEMENT FOR MORTGAGE LICENSING ACT.

Authorizes mortgage loan originator companies to post, at the company's principal place of business and each branch office, language specifying that members of the public are seen by appointment during posted business hours.

 

CPC, FIN

HB 33, HD1

(HSCR33)

Status

RELATING TO THE RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.

Allows a landlord, when processing an application to rent residential property to charge an application screening fee for the actual costs of screening the applicant, plus an additional administrative fee. Requires landlords to refund any unused amount of the application screening fee and provide a copy of any report obtained via the screening process to the applicant. (HB33 HD1)

 

HSG, CPC, FIN

HB 1463, HD1

Proposed HD2

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Proposed HD2: Adopts the NCOIL model act to regulate transportation network companies and their drivers, by requiring companies to obtain permits to operate from the PUC, requiring companies and their drivers to meet financial responsibility requirements, and allowing motor vehicle insurers to exclude coverage for motor vehicles when in use for transportation network company. (HB1463 HD2 PROPOSED)

 

TRN, CPC, JUD

HB 1507, HD1

(HSCR406)

Status

RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

Establishes a working group to study methods to reduce the use of all disposable bags. (HB1507 HD1)

 

EEP, CPC

HB 726, HD1

Proposed HD2

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH CONNECTOR.

Proposed HD2: Repeals the Hawaii Health Connector. (HB726 HD2 PROPOSED)

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

 

Copies of the proposed HB1463 HD2 are available in room 320 and on the Legislature's Web site: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

Copies of the proposed HB726 HD2 are available in room 320 and on the Legislature's Web site: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 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

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 586-6160 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