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:

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

TIME:

10:10 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 761

Status

RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION.

Requires businesses to provide proof of purchase in electronic form, unless a consumer requests it in paper form. Specifies the penalties for violations.

 

EDB, CPC/JUD, FIN

HB 1409

Status

RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS CORPORATIONS.

Requires sustainable business corporations to file annual benefit reports with DCCA. Authorizes DCCA to terminate sustainable business corporation status for noncompliance. Requires the Business Registration Division to post searchable information on sustainable business corporations on its website.

 

EDB, CPC, FIN

HB 260

Status

RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION.

Requires that food scales be located within 100 feet of self-serve food items sold by weight.

 

EDB, CPC

HB 531

Status

RELATING TO ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES.

Requires the Office of Enterprise Technology Services Chief Information Officer to update the state information technology strategic plan every four years, with the first update to be completed in advance of the 2021 regular session.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 532

Status

RELATING TO GOVERNMENT DATA.

Establishes a Chief Data Officer and Data Task Force to develop, implement, and manage statewide data set policies, procedures, and standards. Appropriates moneys.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 539

Status

RELATED TO THE SMALL BUSINESS REGULATORY REVIEW BOARD.

Appropriation for staffing, commissioner inter-island travel, and other related operating expenses associated with the small business regulatory review board under the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 540

Status

RELATING TO FILM AND DIGITAL MEDIA INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT.

Allows greater flexibility in conditions placed on eligibility requirements for the motion picture, digital media, and film production income tax credit. Amends the amount of the total tax credit that may be claimed per qualified production. Amends the annual aggregate cap placed on the amount of the tax credits that may be claimed by qualified productions.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 645

Status

RELATING TO HAWAII FILM STUDIOS.

Amends the motion picture, digital media, and film production income tax credit, to include, as qualified production costs, post-production activities and services performed in Hawaii film studios. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2019.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 733

Status

RELATING TO THE CHIEF DATA OFFICER.

Establishes the Chief Data Officer within the Office of Enterprise Technology Services to oversee and manage the sharing of state data sets.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 760

Status

RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION.

Requires full-service restaurants to disclose their non-participation in national advertising campaigns that offer a promotion or discount at its entrance or storefront.

 

EDB, CPC

HB 1166

Status

RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION.

Caps the service charges for a primary and secondary ticket seller. Requires website operators to guarantee refunds in certain circumstances and disclose that the website is not the primary ticket seller. Prohibits speculative tickets and the usage of bots. Makes conforming amendments.

 

EDB, CPC/JUD

HB 1216

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Establishes an income tax credit for taxpayers who own and operate a business from their principal residence.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 1229

Status

RELATING TO FOOD SAFETY.

Appropriates funds to the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to provide education and support to local businesses regarding the Food and Drug Administration's industry guidance on colored sea salt.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 1593

Status

RELATING TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.

Requires the Department of Budget and Finance, in consultation with the Department of Accounting and General Services and the Office of Enterprise Technology Services, to develop and procure a uniform financial database for use by all state agencies. Appropriates moneys.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 534

Status

RELATING TO SHIP REPAIR INDUSTRY.

Establishes the ship repair industry income tax credit for non-profit entities to offset costs incurred to construct and put into service purpose-built floating drydocks at Pearl Harbor for use by the United States Navy. Claims for the ship repair industry income tax credit can be made annually after the drydock is put into service and until the credit is exhausted. Repeals the capital infrastructure tax credit.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 875

Status

RELATING TO THE INTERNATIONAL MOON BASE ALLIANCE.

Promotes the space industry in Hawaii by creating an International Moon Base Alliance to provide recommendations and guidance for the establishment of a prototype moon base on the island of Hawaii.

 

EDB, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Chair