HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2016

 

COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & BUSINESS

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami, Chair

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Lynn DeCoite

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Gene Ward

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

TIME:

9:00am

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1669

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY.

Redefines "peer review" to include reviews done by out-of-state public accountancy licensees. Increases deadlines for filing of peer review compliance reporting forms and appealing certain ratings from 10 days to 30 calendar days.

 

EDB, CPC, FIN

HB 1670

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY.

Allows members of the public accountancy peer review oversight committee to be reimbursed for expenses. Protects the members from civil liability for actions done in furtherance of the purposes of the committee.

 

EDB, CPC, FIN

HB 2263

Status

RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

Appropriates funds for the department of business, economic development, and tourism to conduct an economic assessment study on the development and economic viability of a small satellite launch and processing facility on the island of Hawaii.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 2055

Status

RELATING TO A WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY FOR THE NATURAL ENERGY LABORATORY OF HAWAII AUTHORITY.

Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds and appropriates funds for a wastewater treatment facility for the natural energy laboratory of Hawaii authority.

 

EDB, WAL, FIN

HB 2372

Status

RELATING TO COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY FOR OCEAN RECREATION AND COASTAL AREAS.

Amends the definition of "commercial activity" within section 200-4(a), Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

EDB, OMH, FIN

HB 2290

Status

RELATING TO THE HIGH TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

Changes the name of the High Technology Development Corporation to Hawaii Technology Development Corporation. Effective 7/01/2016.

 

EDB, CPC, FIN

HB 2262

Status

RELATING TO THE HIGH TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

Appropriates funds for the continuation of the manufacturing grant program, within High Technology Development Corporation.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 2264

Status

RELATING TO THE HIGH TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

Makes an appropriation to the high technology development corporation for the provision of technology internship grants and development of programs to support the local talent pipeline for the technology industry.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 2052

Status

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Provides for the establishment of a special innovative procurement process when it is advantageous to the State to use the process to procure new or unique requirements of the State or new technologies, or to achieve best value.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 2053

Status

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Provides for the establishment of a special procurement process for the procurement of goods and services. Requires the establishment of procedures by the procurement policy board for use of the special procurement process.

 

EDB, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. 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.

 

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PAPER: 19 copies (including an original) to Room 313 in the State Capitol;

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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 during the course of the hearing it appears that there will not be sufficient time to allow everyone to be heard, the chairperson reserves the right to limit testifiers to two minutes.  This two minute policy will be enforced to ensure fairness and adequate consideration of all bills.

 

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 586-8435 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. Derek S.K. Kawakami

Chair