HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2018

 

COMMITTEE ON VETERANS, MILITARY, & INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, & CULTURE AND THE ARTS

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti, Chair

Rep. Beth Fukumoto, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Gene Ward

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 15, 2018

TIME:

10:00am

PLACE:

Conference Room 429

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 2350

Status

RELATING TO THE NATIONAL GUARD.

Allow the Department to recoup operating costs when the department allows for temporary facility use to the public. Currently, the law requires all monies received from the rentals shall be deposited into the general fund of the State.

 

VMI, FIN

HB 2351

Status

RELATING TO THE CHARGEABLE TRANSIENT QUARTERS REVOLVING FUND.

Creates a Chargeable Transient Quarters revolving fund into which lodging and billet fees are deposited and accounted for.

 

VMI, FIN

HB 2696, HD1

(HSCR63-18)

Status

RELATING TO THE MILITARY.

Appropriates funds for the establishment of one full-time equivalent cyberanalyst position within the state Department of Defense. (HB2696 HD1)

 

VMI, FIN

HB 2445

Status

RELATING TO DIVORCE.

Disallows a court, when dividing property upon the dissolution of a marriage, from considering military disability benefits or from indemnifying or awarding the veteran's spouse for waivers or reductions in military pay related to disability benefits.

 

VMI, JUD

HB 2697, HD1

(HSCR66-18)

Status

RELATING TO VETERANS.

Requires the Office of Veterans' Services to organize, coordinate, and conduct an annual State of Hawaii Veterans Summit. Appropriates funds. (HB2697 HD1)

 

VMI, FIN

HB 2698, HD1

(HSCR67-18)

Status

RELATING TO VETERANS.

Appropriates moneys for the commemoration of the centennial anniversary of World War I and the men and women who served in the war. (HB2698 HD1)

 

VMI, FIN

HB 1902

Status

RELATING TO MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH.

Designates May as Military Appreciation Month in Hawaii.

 

VMI, FIN

HB 2604, HD1

(HSCR241-18)

Status

RELATING TO INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS.

Appropriates funds for the University of Hawaii, in collaboration with the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to fund one or more programs sponsored or organized by the University of Hawaii community colleges or a four-year campus to implement international college experiences for Hawaii students enrolled at a University of Hawaii campus. (HB2604 HD1)

 

HED, VMI, 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.

 

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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.

 

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Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti

Chair