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

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 2, 2018

TIME:

8:45am

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) has been DELETED from the agenda: HB2326

The following measure(s) has been ADDED to the agenda: HB2448

 

 

HB 1598

Status

RELATING TO THE SPACE INDUSTRY.

Promotes the space industry in Hawaii by creating a Multinational Lunar Architecture Alliance to provide recommendations and guidance for the establishment of an evolvable lunar architecture on the Big Island of Hawaii and to plan a development summit.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 2559

Status

RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST SPINLAUNCH.

Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist SpinLaunch Inc., with the financing of the planning, design, and construction of a satellite launch system.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 2324

Status

RELATING TO THE PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL SPACE CENTER FOR EXPLORATION SYSTEMS.

Amends section 201-76, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to expressly place the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems within the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism. Deletes the executive director of the space center as a member of the board and adds the Chancellor of the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

 

EDB, HED, FIN

HB 2557

Status

RELATING TO THE PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL SPACE CENTER FOR EXPLORATION SYSTEMS.

Appropriates moneys to the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to support the internship and economic development programs of the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems.

EDB, FIN

HB 2411

Status

RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.

Clarifies that a class 14 brewpub licensee or class 18 small craft producer pub licensee may conduct certain activities at locations other than the licensee's primary manufacturing premises under certain conditions. Specifies that brewpubs and small craft producer pubs may sell malt beverages in growlers that may be recyclable containers and clarifies that growlers shall not exceed one gallon. Expands the law allowing direct shipping of wine by wineries to allow direct shipping of all forms of liquor by certain licensees.

 

EDB, CPC, FIN

HB 2656

Status

RELATING TO A SMALL CRAFT BEER PRODUCER TAX CREDIT.

Establishes a small craft beer producers income tax credit.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 2326

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, JUD

HB 2520

Status

RELATING TO MOVIE THEATERS.

Makes permanent the requirement for certain motion picture theater owners and operators to provide open movie captioning at least twice per week, one of which begins no earlier than 4:30 p.m. Repeals the requirement to provide an option of personal closed captioning screenings by means of lightweight eyewear.

 

EDB, CPC/JUD

HB 2560

Status

RELATING TO A SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY.

Requires the state sustainability coordinator to develop a sustainable economic development strategy. Directs the state sustainability coordinator to use genuine progress indicators to generate recommendations that promote indigenous-based economies, economic diversity, and sustainability. Requires the University of Hawaii to provide data mining services. Requires a report to legislature. Makes an appropriation.

 

EDB, EEP, FIN

HB 2709

Status

RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY.

Creates a Hawaii Innovation and Technology Authority to grow Hawaii's innovation and technology industry to be placed under the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism for administrative purposes.

 

EDB, LAB, FIN

HB 1863, HD1

(HSCR2-18)

Status

RELATING TO ENTERPRISE ZONES.

Authorizes the Governor to designate an enterprise zone dedicated to manufacturing in each county. (HB1863 HD1)

 

EDB, WAL, FIN

HB 2610

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

Appropriates funds for the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation's manufacturing grant program.

 

EDB, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING

The following bill(s) is for decision-making purposes only to insert substantive provisions into the short form bill. A public hearing will be scheduled at a later date, at which time testimony will be accepted.

 

HB 2448

Status

RELATING TO INNOVATION BUSINESS.

Short form bill relating to innovation business.

 

EDB

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received after 4:00pm the day prior to 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: 9 copies (including an original) to Room 310 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-8544 (Oahu) or 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 586-8540 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