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, February 14, 2018

TIME:

9:30am

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2547, HD1

(HSCR150-18)

Status

RELATING TO SUSTAINABILITY.

Establishes the Hawaii Sustainability Act, including the Office of Sustainability and the State Sustainability Fund. (HB2547 HD1)

 

EEP, EDB, FIN

HB 2454

(HSCR44-18)

Status

RELATING TO HAWAII CORRECTIONAL INDUSTRIES.

Establishes a three-year Correctional Industries Former Inmate Employment Pilot Project within the Department of Public Safety to assist former inmates as they reenter society.

 

PBS, EDB, FIN

HB 2671, HD1

(HSCR124-18)

Status

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY.

Appropriates funds to the Office of the Governor; the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations; the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism; the Department of Human Resources Development; and the Department of Agriculture to collaboratively develop and implement solutions to assist dislocated workers and address the overall continued availability of gainful employment on the island of Molokai. (HB2671 HD1)

 

LAB, EDB, FIN

HB 2099, HD1

(HSCR236-18)

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Requires the Department of Agriculture to conduct a feasibility study on the establishment of ag-tech zones within the City and County of Honolulu. Appropriates funds for conducting the feasibility study. (HB2099 HD1)

 

AGR, EDB, FIN

HB 2641, HD1

(HSCR264-18)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.

Establishes a ten-year redevelopment district pilot project within the Kanoelehua Industrial Area and Banyan Drive region until 6/30/2028. Modifies public land lease restrictions. Appropriates funds. (HB2641 HD1)

 

WAL, EDB, FIN

HB 2581

(HSCR75-18)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS.

Establishes the Office of Public-Private Partnership and the position of State Public-Private Partnership Coordinator. Adds design-build-operate-maintain and design-build-finance-operate-maintain project delivery methods to the Procurement Code and related conditions and requirements.

 

LAB, EDB, FIN

HB 2607, HD1

(HSCR90-18)

Status

RELATING TO EDUCATION.

Requires the Department of Education (DOE) to develop and implement a statewide computer science curricula plan for public school students in K-12 and ensure each public high school offers at least one computer science course each school year. Authorizes DOE to contract for computer science teacher development programs. Appropriates funds. (HB2607 HD1)

 

EDN/HED, 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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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