HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & BUSINESS

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima, Chair

Rep. Jarrett Keohokalole, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Daniel Holt

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

TIME:

11 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HEARING

 

SB 902, SD1

(SSCR785)

Status

RELATING TO THE HIGH TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

Changes the name of the High Technology Development Corporation to the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation. Changes all references in Chapter 201M, Hawaii Revised Statutes, from "high technology" to "technology." Repeals the Hawaii Software Service Center established within the High Technology Development Corporation. (SD1)

 

EDB, FIN

SB 298, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1126)

Status

RELATING TO SCHOOLS.

Establishes a workforce readiness program within the Department of Education to allow students to graduate from an extended high school enrollment with a high school diploma and an industry-recognized associate's degree. Appropriates moneys to develop and implement the program. (SB298 HD1)

 

EDN/HED, EDB, FIN

SB 798, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1139)

Status

RELATING TO TELECOMMUTING.

Establishes a temporary telecommuting task force to develop incentives and recommendations to encourage and expand telecommuting opportunities in the public and private sectors. (SB798 HD1)

 

LAB, EDB, FIN

HCR 143

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO DEVELOP A MASTER PLAN FOR THE HILO INTERNATIONAL AEROSPACE AND TECHNOLOGY PARK.

 

 

EDB, FIN

HCR 169

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO CONVENE AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TAX REFORM WORKING GROUP TO STUDY, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE ECONOMIC OUTCOME OF TRANSFERRING THE AUTHORITY TO TAX REAL PROPERTY BACK TO THE STATE AND ALLOCATING A PORTION OF GENERAL EXCISE TAX REVENUES TO THE COUNTIES.

 

 

EDB, FIN

HCR 170

Status

RECOGNIZING AND SUPPORTING THE POSITIVE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT TO THE STATE OF HAWAII.

 

 

EDB, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on February 17, 2017.

 

SB 908, SD1

(SSCR729)

Status

RELATING TO THE SMALL BUSINESS REGULATORY FLEXIBILITY ACT.

Adopt a more explicit definition of "small business," clarify the powers of the Small Business Regulatory Review Board, increase the number of board members from nine to eleven, and clarify when reporting by the agencies is required for submission to the board and for submission by the board to the Legislature. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

EDB, FIN

SB 850

(SSCR910)

Status

RELATING TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.

Requires the Chief Information Officer to identify the information technology projects of the executive branch, including DOE and UH, that shall be subject to independent verification and validation. Requires the Chief Information Officer to award, administer, and manage the independent verification and validation contracts.

 

EDB, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

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Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Chair