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:

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

TIME:

2:15 pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 2

 

HCR 4

Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO AUDIT THE ASSET FORFEITURE PROGRAM OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.

 

 

FIN

HCR 91 / HR 52 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE TAX REVIEW COMMISSION TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY OF USING A PERCENTAGE OF A TAXPAYER'S FEDERAL INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX TO CALCULATE THE TAXPAYER'S STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX, AND TO DETERMINE WHY THE CURRENT STATE INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX APPEARS TO BE RELATIVELY REGRESSIVE, COMPARED TO THE FEDERAL INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX, WITH REGARD TO TAXPAYING HOUSEHOLDS OF MEDIAN AND LOWER INCOMES IN HAWAII.

 

 

FIN

HCR 103 / HR 60 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO REINTRODUCE VOCATIONAL PROGRAMS AT PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

 

 

FIN

HCR 115

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO CONSULT WITH THE STATE CAPITOL MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE AND TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A MASTER SECURITY PLAN THAT WILL INCREASE SAFETY AND SECURITY IN THE STATE CAPITOL BUILDING THROUGH THE USE OF METAL DETECTORS, X-RAY SCANS OF BAGGAGE, AND OTHER PRUDENT MEASURES.

 

 

FIN

HCR 124 / HR 78 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE RESPONSIBLE EXPENDITURE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION FUNDS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.

 

 

FIN

HCR 151 / HR 103 /

Status / Status

SUPPORTING ACCESS TO DEBT-FREE HIGHER EDUCATION AT PUBLIC COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES.

 

 

FIN

HCR 152, HD1 / HR 104, HD1

(HSCR1416-16) /

(HSCR1415-16)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE REAL ESTATE COMMISSION TO STUDY THE EFFECTIVENESS OF ITS EXISTING DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCESS AND CONSUMER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR CONDOMINIUM OWNERS AND ASSOCIATIONS, AND POSSIBLE EXPANSION OF THESE SERVICES TO OTHER TYPES OF HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS.

 

 

CPC, FIN

HCR 167 / HR 117 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING A STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY OF INSTALLING AT THE STATE CAPITOL WATER DISPENSERS DESIGNED TO ACCOMMODATE THE REFILLING OF REUSABLE CONTAINERS.

 

 

FIN

HCR 180 / HR 130 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO CREATE A PLAN TO ADDRESS OVERCROWDING IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN KAPOLEI, EWA, AND WAIPAHU.

 

 

FIN

HCR 201 / HR 147 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO IDENTIFY AND PRIORITIZE REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE PROJECTS FOR ALL STATE BUILDINGS BASED ON THE HIGHEST HEALTH AND SAFETY NEEDS.

 

 

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.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 3 copies (including an original) to Room 421 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6201 (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 586-6200 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. Sylvia Luke

Chair