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, March 30, 2017

TIME:

2:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 1

 

SB 1200, SD2

(SSCR788)

Status

RELATING TO DEVELOPMENT.

Appropriates funds to the department of accounting and general services to create a master plan and environmental impact statement for the construction of a new Aloha Stadium. Effective 4/2/2050.

 

FIN

SB 914, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1169)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates and authorizes funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining unit (2) and their excluded counterparts.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 915, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1170)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates and authorizes funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining unit (3) and their excluded counterparts.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 916, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1171)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates and authorizes funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining unit (4) and their excluded counterparts.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 918, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1173)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates and authorizes funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for public employees in collective bargaining unit (6) and their excluded counterparts.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 920, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1175)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates and authorizes funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for public employees in collective bargaining unit (8) and their excluded counterparts.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 921, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1176)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates and authorizes funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining unit (9) and their excluded counterparts.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 925, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1179)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates and authorizes funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for collective bargaining unit (13) and their excluded counterparts.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 926, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1180)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Appropriates and authorizes funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for collective bargaining cost items, salary increases, and other cost adjustments for public employees in collective bargaining unit (14) and their excluded counterparts.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 410, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1335)

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.

Clarifies the allowable scope of collective bargaining negotiations regarding the rights and obligations of a public employer.

 

 

LAB, FIN

SB 944, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1186)

Status

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

Makes an appropriation to the Department of Budget and Finance for collective bargaining cost items related to the transition of affected Maui region hospital employees to employment with Maui Health System, a Kaiser Foundation Hospitals LLC.

 

LAB, FIN

SB 602

(HSCR1206)

Status

RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM REGISTRATION FEES.

Repeals requirement that a disabled veteran be in receipt of disability retirement pay in order to be exempt from the payment of annual vehicle registration fees.

 

VMI, FIN

SB 1073, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1207)

Status

RELATING TO THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS.

Appropriates funds to the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Artist Fellowship Program for the awarding of one-time fellowships to promising artists.

 

VMI, FIN

SB 1074, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1204)

Status

RELATING TO THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HAWAII STATE CAPITOL.

Appropriates funds to SFCA to fund celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the Hawaii state capitol.

 

VMI, FIN

SB 545, SD2

(HSCR1338)

Status

RELATING TO THE FESTIVAL OF PACIFIC ARTS.

Creates and appropriates money to a temporary commission on the thirteenth festival of pacific arts to plan for the historic event to be held in Honolulu from June 11 to June 27, 2020. Effective 4/20/2041.

 

VMI/TOU, FIN

SB 850, HD1

(HSCR1294)

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.

 

EDB, FIN

SB 902, SD1

(HSCR1293)

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.

 

EDB, FIN

SB 900, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1208)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY-BASED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TECHNICAL AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.

Amends the definition of "community-based organization." Amends the qualifications for community-based economic development grants to include technical assistance to community-based organizations. Reduces the number of Community-based Economic Development Advisory Council members from twelve to ten.

 

EDB, FIN

SB 908, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1292)

Status

RELATING TO THE SMALL BUSINESS REGULATORY FLEXIBILITY ACT.

Appropriates funds to the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to provide additional resources to the Small Business Regulatory Review Board.

 

EDB, FIN

SB 992, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1279)

Status

RELATING TO VESSELS AGROUND.

Clarifies that the Department of Land and Natural Resources (Department) may assume immediate control of a vessel that is grounded on state submerged land, a shoreline, or a coral reef, or in imminent danger of breaking up, if the vessel cannot be removed by the owner within 24 hours from the time the vessel is grounded. Clarifies that the Department may assume immediate control of a vessel grounded on a sand beach, sand bar, or mudflat not in imminent danger of breaking up after the owner has been given 72 hours' notice to remove the vessel and has not done so.

 

OMH, JUD, FIN

SB 987, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1214)

Status

RELATING TO RECORDATION TRANSACTION FEES.

Expands the uses and application of the transaction fee for filings in the Bureau of Conveyances authorized under Act 120, Session Laws of Hawaii 2009. Clarifies that the transaction fee shall be repealed on the effective date of administrative rules adopted by the Department of Land and Natural Resources that include the establishment of a transaction fee or on July 1, 2022, whichever occurs first.

 

WAL, FIN

SB 808, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1194)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII ASSOCIATION OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.

Makes an appropriation to the Department of Land and Natural Resources for the operational expenses and staffing costs of the Hawaii Association of Conservation Districts.

 

WAL, 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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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.

 

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Rep. Sylvia Luke

Chair