HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2016

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Sylvia Luke, Chair

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Rep. Lynn DeCoite

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Jarrett Keohokalole

Rep. Feki Pouha

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Gene Ward

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 26, 2016

TIME:

1:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 2

 

HB 2059, HD1

(HSCR430-16)

Status

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR KEHALANI OFFSITE RETENTION BASIN.

Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to provide financing to assist RCFC Kehalani, LLC, with Kehalani offsite retention basin improvement work.

 

WAL, FIN

HB 2198, HD1

(HSCR564-16)

Status

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR UKUMEHAME RESERVOIRS.

Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to provide financing to assist West Maui Investors, LLC, with two Ukumehame reservoirs.

 

WAL, FIN

HB 2680, HD1

(HSCR431-16)

Status

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR KALOKO RESERVOIR.

Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to provide financing to assist Mary N. Lucas Estate with Kaloko reservoir.

 

WAL, FIN

HB 2681, HD1

(HSCR432-16)

Status

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR WAILUKU RESERVOIR #6.

Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to provide financing to assist Spencer Homes, Inc. with Wailuku Water Reservoir 6.

 

WAL, FIN

HB 1840, HD1

(HSCR569-16)

Status

RELATING TO SUNSET MEMORIAL PARK.

Requires the Director of Commerce and Consumer Affairs in consultation with the Comptroller to develop strategies for the upkeep, repair, and maintenance of Sunset Memorial Park in Pearl City, Oahu. Requires a report to the legislature.

 

WAL/CPC, FIN

HB 1839, HD1

(HSCR436-16)

Status

RELATING TO THE DIAMOND HEAD STATE MONUMENT.

Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds for the planning, design, and construction of a visitor and interpretive center at Diamond Head State Monument.

 

WAL, FIN

HB 1597, HD1

(HSCR306-16)

Status

RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

Appropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for research and mitigation efforts relating to the rapid ohia death disease in the State. Requires the Department to submit a report to the Legislature. Makes appropriation.

 

AGR, FIN

HB 2675, HD1

(HSCR565-16)

Status

RELATING TO RAPID OHIA DEATH.

Appropriates funds for research to combat rapid ohia death.

 

 

 

WAL, FIN

HB 2047, HD2

(HSCR331-16)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.

Requires HCDA to undertake and complete the Kalaeloa energy corridor project. Requires reports to the Legislature.

 

WAL, CPC, FIN

HB 2069, HD1

(HSCR434-16)

Status

RELATING TO COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.

Establishes a community improvement districts program with a revolving fund, and a pilot project in Kapalama.

 

 

WAL, FIN

HB 2027

(HSCR288-16)

Status

RELATING TO STATEWIDE INFRASTRUCTURE CAPACITY BUILDING CONSTRUCTION FINANCING.

Establishes the Infrastructure Capacity Construction Loan Revolving Fund to provide loans to counties, state agencies, or private developers for infrastructure improvements. Appropriates funds.

 

WAL, FIN

HB 2051, HD1

(HSCR183-16)

Status

RELATING TO THE STATE BUILDING CODE COUNCIL.

Appropriates an unspecified sum to the state building code council.

 

 

 

WAL, FIN

HB 2030

(HSCR375-16)

Status

RELATING TO POLLUTION.

Prohibits the discharge of treated wastewater into state waters after 12/31/2049 except when used to create clean energy.

 

 

WAL/EEP, FIN

HB 2040

(HSCR374-16)

Status

RELATING TO WATER SECURITY.

Establishes a two-year pilot program in the Department of Land and Natural Resources that enables public-private partnerships to provide funds for projects that increase water security.

 

WAL/EEP, FIN

HB 2041, HD1

(HSCR373-16)

Status

RELATING TO WATER AUDITS.

Establishes a program to implement standardized water audits of public water systems. Appropriates funds.

 

 

WAL, FIN

HB 2028, HD1

(HSCR376-16)

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Exempts personal income tax income and general excise tax income in an amount up to an unspecified percentage of the costs of construction and operation of projects entered into under a public-private partnership with the ERS to improve water infrastructure or water supply, or to promote clean energy. Authorizes ERS investments in such public-private partnerships.

 

WAL/EEP, FIN

HB 2029, HD1

(HSCR371-16)

Status

RELATING TO WATER INFRASTRUCTURE LOANS.

Establishes a Water Infrastructure Loan Program under the Hawaii Water Infrastructure Authority within DLNR. Allows the Authority to make loans for water infrastructure development, repair, and maintenance. Makes appropriations.

 

WAL, FIN

HB 2501, HD1

(HSCR212-16)

Status

RELATING TO WATER RIGHTS.

Allows for a holdover disposition of water rights previously authorized pursuant to a lease during the pendency of an application for a lease renewal.

 

WAL, FIN

HB 2235, HD1

(HSCR292-16)

Status

RELATING TO HONOKOHAU SMALL BOAT HARBOR.

Authorizes the Board of Land and Natural Resources to transfer the operation, administration, management, and maintenance of Honokohau small boat harbor to a community-based board of Hawaii County, a public-private partnership, or a private organization. Appropriates funds for repairs and maintenance of the harbor.

 

WAL, FIN

HB 1041, HD2

(HSCR174-16)

Status

RELATING TO HUNTING.

Establishes the Game Management Advisory Commission to serve in an advisory capacity to the Board of Land and Natural Resources. Appropriates funds.

 

WAL, JUD, FIN

HB 2036, HD1

(HSCR31-16)

Status

RELATING TO CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.

Establishes an automatic ninety day extension of the conservation district permit decision deadline beyond the time necessary to complete an environmental impact statement or contested case hearing.

 

WAL, FIN

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Sylvia Luke

Chair