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:

11:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 429

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2257

Status

RELATING TO VIRTUAL CURRENCY.

Extends the money transmitters act to expressly apply to persons engaged in the transmission of virtual currency. Requires licensees dealing with virtual currency to provide a warning to consumers prior to entering into an agreement with them.

 

IAC, CPC, FIN

HB 2346

Status

RELATING TO THIRD PARTY ADMINISTRATORS.

Encourages disclosure of contracts between insurers and third party administrators (administrators), both to potential insureds and the insurance commissioner. Promotes the financial responsibility of administrators. Regulates administrators' practices in conformity with the general purposes of this article. Governs the qualifications and procedures for the licensing of administrators.

 

IAC, CPC, FIN

HB 2449

Status

RELATING TO BROADBAND ACCESS FOR SENIORS.

Requires the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to conduct a feasibility study on deploying broadband technology at county- and state-run senior centers. Appropriates moneys.

 

IAC, CPC, FIN

HB 2571

Status

RELATING TO GUARDS.

Creates a narrowly defined subcategory of guards, called watchpersons, who are allowed to be unregistered for sixty days but must meet all the requirements of a guard to continue working in a guard capacity after the sixty day period.

 

IAC, CPC, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Takashi Ohno

Chair