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:

Monday, March 28, 2016

TIME:

2:20PM

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2341, SD1

(HSCR1160-16)

Status

RELATING TO RESPIRATORY THERAPISTS.

Makes permanent the regulation of respiratory therapists under chapter 466D, Hawaii Revised Statutes. (SD1)

 

HLT, CPC

SB 2511

(HSCR1043-16)

Status

RELATING TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS.

Includes the Director of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism as a permanent member on the Broadband Assistance Advisory Council. Ensures a member from each county is represented through appointment on the council. Authorizes the chair of the council to designate representatives of other interested public and private sector organizations to serve as members of the council or the work groups of the council on an ad hoc basis as needed.

 

EDB, CPC

SB 2673, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1122-16)

Status

RELATING TO TRAVEL AGENCIES.

Requires a travel agency that sells activities individually or as part of a tour package to register as an activity desk. (SB2673 HD1)

 

TOU, CPC

SB 2896, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1154-16)

Status

RELATING TO THE PREVENTION OF UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICES.

Allows the Hawaii Labor Relations Board the option of serving complaints and notices of hearings via first class mail and also allows service by electronic means. (SB2896 HD1)

 

LAB, CPC

SB 3085, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1280-16)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Clarifies the requirements for an individual to become a licensed dental hygienist. Clarifies the allowable and prohibited practices and training requirements for dental assistants. (SB3085 HD1)

 

HLT, CPC

HCR 143

Status

REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A SUNRISE REVIEW AND FEASIBILITY STUDY OF THE TRANSFER OF THE LICENSING AND REGULATION PROGRAM FOR PRIVATE TRADE, VOCATIONAL, AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

 

 

CPC, FIN

 

 

 

 

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