HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Sylvia Luke, Chair

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura

Rep. Lynn DeCoite

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Cedric Asuega Gates

Rep. Sean Quinlan

Rep. Daniel Holt

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Jarrett Keohokalole

Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 23, 2017

TIME:

1:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A #† 3

 

HB 141

Proposed HD1

Status

RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS.

Proposed HD1:† Repeals and abolishes various non-general funds of GOV, OHA, and DOE, as recommended by the Auditor in Auditorís Report Nos. 16-09, 16,10, and 16-11, and transfers unencumbered balances.

 

FIN

HB 1078

(HSCR412)

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS RELATED TO THE TRANSITION OF MAUI REGION HOSPITALS.

Makes an appropriation to department of budget and finance for collective bargaining cost items related to the transition of the operation of Maui regional hospitals to Maui Health Systems, a Kaiser Hospital.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 810, HD1

(HSCR493)

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.

Allows EUTF to resolve impasses related to contribution disputes through binding arbitration.

 

 

LAB, FIN

HB 1114, HD1

(HSCR404)

Status

RELATING TO OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH PENALTIES.

Amends fines for Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health violations and requires the Director of Labor and Industrial Relations to adjust the penalties each year pursuant to federal law.† Requires the Director of Labor and Industrial Relations to report to the Legislature each year.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 193, HD1

(HSCR574)

Status

RELATING TO PROPERTY.

Increases the value amounts applicable to qualifying for an exemption from attachment or execution of real and personal property.† Exempts one month of child support and spousal support in the possession of the debtor-recipient of support from attachment or execution.

 

CPC, FIN

HB 235, HD1

(HSCR702)

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Increases the authorized benefit for acupuncture treatments allowed under personal injury protection benefits provided through motor vehicle insurance.† Caps total benefit amount for acupuncture, chiropractic, and naturopathic treatments.

 

CPC/HLT, FIN

HB 206, HD2

(HSCR706)

Status

RELATING TO ENHANCED 911 SERVICES.

Establishes a prepaid wireless E911 surcharge at the point of sale.† Allows sellers to deduct and retain for administrative purposes 1.5% of the surcharge that is collected.† Requires deposit of surcharge balance in the enhanced 911 fund.† Requires a report.† Sunsets on June 30, 2022.

 

IAC, CPC, FIN

HB 1262, HD2

(HSCR553)

Status

RELATING TO CHARTER TOUR OPERATORS.

Permits charter tour operators to maintain client trust accounts in a federally insured financial institution outside the State; provided that charter tour operators agree to allow the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to access the tour operator's financial records through the financial institution.

 

IAC, CPC, FIN

HB 50, HD2

(HSCR709)

Status

RELATING TO APPRAISAL MANAGEMENT COMPANIES.

Establishes an Appraisal Management Company Registration Program within the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to conform to minimum standards of the Appraisal Management Companies Final Rule and Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.† Establishes registration requirements, standards, and penalties for violations.

 

IAC, CPC, FIN

 

 

 

Copies of the proposed HD1 are available in room 306 and on the Legislature's Web site: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

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:† 2 copies to Room 306 in the State Capitol;

FAX:†††††† For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 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.

 

Selected meetings are broadcast live.† Check the current legislative broadcast schedule on the "Capitol TV" website at www.capitoltv.org or call 536-2100.

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Sylvia Luke

Chair