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, March 14, 2018

TIME:

9:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 429

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2201, SD1

(SSCR2527)

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. (SD1)

 

IAC, CPC

SB 2053, SD1

(SSCR2528)

Status

RELATING TO ATHLETIC TRAINERS.

Makes permanent the regulation of athletic trainers. (SD1)

 

IAC, CPC, FIN

SB 3082, SD1

(SSCR2536)

Status

RELATING TO VIRTUAL CURRENCY.

Extends the money transmitters act to expressly apply to persons engaged in the transmission of virtual currency. Requires a licensee dealing with virtual currency to provide a warning to a consumer prior to entering into an agreement with the consumer. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

IAC, CPC, FIN

SB 2773, SD2

(SSCR2903)

Status

RELATING TO THIRD PARTY ADMINISTRATORS.

Encourages disclosure of contracts between insurers and third party administrators to potential insureds and the insurance commissioner. Promotes the financial responsibility of third party administrators. Regulates third party administrators' practices. Governs the qualifications and procedures for the licensing of third party administrators. Effective 1/1/2019. (SD2)

 

IAC, CPC, FIN

SB 2704, SD2

(SSCR2827)

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. Effective 7/1/2050. Applies to permit applications filed with the State or county after 12/31/2018. (SD2)

 

IAC, CPC

SB 2638, SD1

(SSCR2549)

Status

RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL AND VOCATIONAL LICENSING.

Prohibits a licensing authority from using rules to supersede requirements set forth in licensing laws and adopting rules that authorize an unlicensed individual to perform duties, activities, or functions that, if performed by another professional, would require licensure of that professional. (SD1)

 

IAC, CPC

 

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.

 

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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