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:

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

TIME:

10:30AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 429

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2062

Status

RELATING TO ATHLETIC TRAINERS.

Makes permanent the regulation of athletic trainers. Clarifies that an individual who accompanies an athlete or team of athletes into this State for a temporary period is not required to possess a valid license, registration, or certification from another jurisdiction if that jurisdiction does not regulate athletic trainers.

 

IAC, CPC, FIN

HB 2635

Status

RELATING TO PEST CONTROL OPERATORS.

Establishes pest control operator examination processes in statute. Establishes pest control operator continuing education training requirements. Establishes a pest control operator application coordinator position in the DCCA. Requires the DCCA and the DOA to review and update all published information regarding pest control operator licenses, examinations, and continuing education training requirements and processes.

 

IAC, CPC, FIN

HB 382

Status

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATIONS.

Requires board members of condominium associations to disclose significant financial interests prior to taking action that affects both the association and a third-party provider. Prohibits board members from receiving gifts from those types of third party providers. Expands the powers of the real estate commission to enforce violations by board members of disclosure requirements and gift prohibitions.

 

IAC, CPC, JUD

HB 2603

Status

RELATING TO STATE SELF-INSURANCE AGAINST PROPERTY AND CASUALTY RISKS.

Establishes a special fund to provide the State with self-insurance against the State's property and casualty risks. Appropriates moneys.

 

IAC, CPC, FIN

HB 2296

Status

RELATING TO INTERNET PRIVACY.

Prohibits internet service providers from using the personal information of customers for specific purposes without the prior written consent of customers.

 

IAC, CPC, JUD

HB 2207

Status

RELATING TO DENTAL ASSISTANTS.

Requires the Board of Dental Examiners to adopt rules to establish a regulatory structure for the regulation of dental assistants in Hawaii.

 

IAC, CPC, FIN

HB 2609

Status

RELATING TO SHORT-TERM LOANS.

Authorizes and regulates short-term lending in the State such that short-term loans shall not exceed a term of thirty months, require payments not to exceed eight per cent of the borrower's gross monthly income, and other conditions.

 

IAC, CPC, FIN

HB 2651

Status

RELATING TO WIRELESS BROADBAND FACILITIES.

Establishes a process to upgrade and support next generation wireless broadband infrastructure throughout the State. Establishes a permitting, application, review, and approval process for wireless service providers to install wireless facilities on state or county owned utility poles, or install associated utility poles, in the right of way. Applies to permit applications filed with the State or county after 12/31/2018.

 

IAC, CPC

 

 

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on January 31. No public testimony will be accepted.

 

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

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

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

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of 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: 3 copies (including an original) to Room 406 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-8479 (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 20MB 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 586-9415 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. Takashi Ohno

Chair