HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2016

 

COMMITTEE ON VETERANS, MILITARY, & INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, & CULTURE AND THE ARTS

Rep. Ken Ito, Chair

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Lynn DeCoite

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Gene Ward

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, February 08, 2016

TIME:

9:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1807

Status

RELATING TO MILITARY SERVICE.

Authorizes reserve and national guard members to receive paid military leave while on inactive-duty training.

 

VMI, LAB, FIN

HB 2467

Status

RELATING TO THE STATE MICROBE.

Establishes and designates Flavobacterium akiainvivens as the official microbe of the State.

 

VMI, JUD

HB 2489

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.

Appropriates funds for the establishment of a veterans services counselor IV position within the Office of Veterans' Services to assist all veterans, with a primary focus on female veterans.

 

VMI, LAB, FIN

HB 2490

Status

RELATING TO VETERANS.

Exempts selected disabled veterans from all motor vehicle taxes.

 

VMI, TRN, FIN

HB 2491

Status

RELATING TO VIETNAM WAR COMMEMORATION.

Appropriates funds for programs, ceremonies, and activities commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War.

 

VMI, FIN

HB 2492

Status

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.

Makes appropriations for the department of theater and dance at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

 

VMI, HED, FIN

HB 2618

Status

RELATING TO WORKS OF ART SPECIAL FUND.

Requires 50% of the funds in the works of art special fund to be used for art education at DOE schools effective 7/1/17. Requires the auditor to audit the value of the art objects purchased by the works of art special fund. Appropriates funds.

 

VMI, EDN, FIN

HB 2741

Status

RELATING TO MILITARY IN THE ARTS.

Appropriates moneys for the state foundation on culture and the arts to establish an arts in the military program.

 

VMI, FIN

HB 2755

Status

RELATING TO INCIDENT RESPONSE.

Requires the cybersecurity, economic, education, and infrastructure security coordinator to develop and maintain an incident response plan to cyber-attacks for each executive department in the State.

 

VMI, FIN

HCR 11

Status

URGING THE GOVERNOR TO ESTABLISH A COMMISSION REGARDING THE EARLY SETTLERS OF AFRICAN ANCESTRY AND THEIR HAWAIIAN AFRICAN DESCENDANTS.

 

 

VMI, FIN

HCR 23 / HR 5 /

Status

 

URGING CONGRESS TO AMEND FEDERAL LAW TO ALLOW FUNDS FOR THE BURIAL OF QUALIFIED FILIPINO-AMERICAN VETERANS IN NATIONAL AND STATE VETERANS CEMETERIES TO COVER THE COSTS OF TRANSPORTING THE REMAINS OF FILIPINO-AMERICAN VETERANS OF WORLD WAR II TO THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR FUNERAL AND BURIAL SERVICES IN THE PHILIPPINES.

 

 

 

VMI, FIN

HCR 26

Status

REQUESTING THE HAWAII SISTER-STATE COMMITTEE TO EVALUATE AND DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE INITIATION OF A SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE STATE OF GOA IN THE COUNTRY OF INDIA AND FORWARD ITS RECOMMENDATION TO THE LEGISLATURE, PURSUANT TO SECTION 229-3, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, FOR FURTHER ACTION.

 

 

VMI, 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.

 

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Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: Twenty copies (including an original) to Room 322 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6271 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

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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 586-8470 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. Ken Ito

Chair