HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2018

 

COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & BUSINESS

Rep. Cindy Evans, Chair

Rep. Jarrett Keohokalole, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Daniel Holt

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

TIME:

10:00am

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2084

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

Requires reporting on providing outreach and mentorship to innovative small businesses on the neighbor islands. Appropriates funds for the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation to continue providing support on the Neighbor Islands.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 2078

Status

RELATING TO CYBERSECURITY.

Authorizes and provides funding for the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation to participate in and contribute funding for the development of a Hawaii cyber ecosystem and related aspects of cybersecurity.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 2080

Status

RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT.

Appropriates funds for grants to participants in software application challenges so that the proofs of concept created during the challenges can be developed into prototypes suitable for local and state government. Appropriates funds. Requires matching funds.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 2233

Status

RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR A GEOTHERMAL INDUSTRIAL PARK.

Authorizes the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation to issue special purpose revenue bonds in its name to finance the costs of a geothermal industrial park near a new or existing geothermal power source for the purpose of creating economic opportunity for energy intensive industries engaged in commerce.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 2174

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM.

Establishes the high-growth grant program and special fund to provide grants to qualified businesses for certain business development activities. Makes an appropriation.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 2224

Status

RELATING TO HIGH TECHNOLOGY.

Amends the definition of "qualified high technology business" to include any business operating a hotel, motel, restaurant, or similar business under the Hawaii Technology Investment Program.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 2235

Status

RELATING TO THE SMALL BUSINESS REGULATORY REVIEW BOARD.

Clarifies the intent of the Small Business Regulatory Review Board's powers when reviewing state and county administrative rules that impact small business.

 

EDB, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Individuals or organizations wishing to offer comments should submit testimony by 4:00pm the day prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     Testifier's name and if applicable position/title and organization;

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

     The date and time of the hearing;

     Measure number; and

     Statement of support, opposition, or comments.

 

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PAPER: 9 copies (including an original) to Room 310 in the State Capitol;

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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 586-8540 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. Cindy Evans

Chair