HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & BUSINESS

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey, Chair

Rep. Lisa Kitagawa, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Stacelynn K.M. Eli

Rep. Sean Quinlan

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Rep. Lauren Matsumoto

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 1, 2019

TIME:

10:10am

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 648

Status

RELATING TO UNFAIR AND DECEPTIVE PRACTICES.

Makes it an unfair and deceptive practice to charge mileage or travel fees to customers for the delivery of goods and services except as otherwise specified.

 

EDB, JUD, FIN

HB 887

Status

RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.

Includes certain spirits-based beverages in the definition of cooler beverage. Repeals definition of draft beer. Applies the same tax rate to all beer.

 

EDB, CPC, FIN

HB 1338

Status

RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

Establishes within the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism the China-Hawaii Economic Council to further economic relations between China and Hawaii. Appropriates funds.

 

EDB, TIA, FIN

HB 1511

Status

RELATING TO THE COMMUNITY-BASED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COUNCIL.

Requires the Community-Based Economic Development Advisory Council to retain and oversee professional research and analysis services for the evaluation of the means or barriers for private for-profit start-up agricultural businesses to acquire funds for agriculture infrastructure projects.

 

EDB, AGR, FIN

HB 340

Status

RELATING TO HAWAII TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

Appropriates funds to the Hawaii technology development corporation for the small business innovation research program.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 338

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

Makes an appropriation into and out of the research and development special fund for the research and development program of the Hawaii technology development corporation.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 774

Status

RELATING TO THE ALTERNATIVE ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FUND.

Appropriates funds into and out of the alternative energy research and development revolving fund for the Hawaii technology development corporation to provide grants.

 

EDB, 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.

 

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 586-6160 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. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Chair