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

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

TIME:

2:05 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2169, HD1

(HSCR542-16)

Status

RELATING TO SOCIAL WORKERS.

Clarifies the supervision requirements for licensure of clinical social workers, including permitting the supervision requirements to be met through face-to-face supervision or via a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act-compliant video conferencing service. (HB2169 HD1)

 

HUS, CPC

HB 2233, HD1

(HSCR547-16)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.

Requires every physician, osteopathic physician, or surgeon to: (1) complete a continuing medical education course that focuses on health issues with significant public health impact to the State; and (2) meet the Hawaii-specific requirement by obtaining credit hours in a continuing medication education course as provided in rules of the Hawaii Medical Board. (HB2233 HD1)

 

HLT, CPC

HB 1751, HD1

(HSCR622-16)

Status

 

RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.

Broadens the definition of renewable energy. (HB1751 HD1)

 

EEP, CPC

HB 1823, HD1

(HSCR518-16)

Status

RELATING TO NET ENERGY METERING.

Increases capacity limits on net energy metering and establishes excess energy volumes for systems installed after June 30, 2016. (HB1823 HD1)

 

EEP, CPC


 

HB 2077, HD1

(HSCR625-16)

Status

RELATING TO HYDROELECTRIC POWER.

Permits hydroelectric facilities on Agricultural District lands that are considered small hydropower facilities under federal law. (HB2077 HD1)

 

EEP/WAL, CPC

HB 2566, HD1

(HSCR655-16)

Status

RELATING TO ELECTRICITY.

Establishes criteria for the Public Utility Commission's methodology in determining the rate that a public utility should pay a producer for nonfossil fuel-generated electricity that the producer supplies to the public utility. (HB2566 HD1)

 

EEP, CPC

HB 2081, HD1

(HSCR656-16)

Status

RELATING TO ENERGY.

Authorizes public agencies to initiate public purpose projects through which a public utility will purchase fuel or electricity. (HB2081 HD1)

 

EEP, CPC

 

 

 

 

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