HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

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

Rep. Ken Ito, Chair

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Gene Ward

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 16, 2017

TIME:

9:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 429

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 283

(SSCR694)

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Renames Mokulele highway on Maui as the Maui veterans highway.

 

VMI, TRN

SB 419, SD2

(SSCR676)

Status

RELATING TO SELECTIVE SERVICE.

Requires compliance with the Military Selective Service Act to be eligible for enrollment in a state-supported post-secondary institution, qualify for state financial assistance for post-secondary education, or be eligible for state or county employment or service. Provides exceptions. (SD2)

 

VMI, HED, FIN

SB 602

(SSCR686)

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

(SSCR836)

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. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

VMI, FIN

SB 1074, SD1

(SSCR764)

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. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

VMI, FIN

HCR 25

Status

STRONGLY URGING THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO KEEP, IN PERPETUITY, THE EHIME MARU MEMORIAL AT ITS PRESENT LOCATION AT KAKAAKO WATERFRONT PARK.

 

 

VMI, WAL

HCR 58

Status

REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO APPROVE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A SISTER STATE-PROVINCE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII AND THE PROVINCE OF HENAN OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA.

 

 

VMI, FIN

HCR 70 / HR 36 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE TO ISSUE A COMMEMORATIVE POSTAGE STAMP IN HONOR OF ALFRED APAKA.

 

 

VMI, FIN

HCR 71 / HR 37 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES AND THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO DETERMINE WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF THE KING KAMEHAMEHA THE GREAT STATUE IN NORTH KOHALA.

 

 

VMI, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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

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Rep. Ken Ito

Chair