HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2018

 

COMMITTEE ON INTRASTATE COMMERCE

Rep. Takashi Ohno, Chair

Rep. Isaac W. Choy, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Beth Fukumoto

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti

Rep. Gene Ward

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

TIME:

9:00 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 429

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1618

Status

RELATING TO THE CONTRACTORS LICENSE BOARD.

Amends the composition of and sets residency requirements for members of the Contractors License Board (Board). Specifies that the protection of the public shall be of the highest priority of the Board in the exercise of the Board's licensing, regulatory, and disciplinary functions.

 

IAC, CPC

HB 1620

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REPAIRS.

Prohibits motor vehicle insurers from charging insureds an additional fee for repairs made with original equipment manufacturer parts if the vehicle manufacturer recommends original equipment manufacturer parts.

 

IAC, CPC

HB 1966

Status

RELATING TO MASSAGE THERAPY.

Exempts individuals specializing in only foot, hand, and outer ear manipulation from licensure as a massage therapist.

 

IAC, CPC

HB 1995

Status

RELATING TO BROADBAND INTERNET ACCESS.

Regulates broadband internet service providers to ensure a free and open Internet. Establishes a task force to examine the costs and benefits of creating a state-owned public utility company to provide broadband internet service.

 

IAC, CPC, FIN

HB 2060

Status

RELATING TO BOARDS.

Removes the word "Examiners" from the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Board of Dental Examiners, Board of Examiners in Optometry, and Board of Veterinary Examiners. Renames the boards with titles that accurately reflect their scope and duties.

 

IAC, CPC

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Takashi Ohno

Chair