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

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

TIME:

10:10 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) has been DELETED from the agenda: HB623

 

 

HB 421, HD1

(HSCR63)

Status

RELATING TO THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX.

Establishes a five-year general excise tax exemption starting January 1, 2020, for amounts received from the servicing and maintenance of helicopters in an aircraft service and maintenance facility or from the construction of a facility that services and maintains helicopters; provided that 75% of the helicopters serviced and maintained annually in the facility are equipped with quiet technology. Sunsets 12/31/2024. (HB421 HD1)

 

TRN, EDB, FIN

HB 463, HD1

(HSCR144)

Status

RELATING TO FOOD SAFETY.

Requires and appropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture to partner with the Hawaii agriculture community to establish a food safety certification training program to assist small to medium sized farms to comply with the United States Department of Agriculture Good Agricultural Practices Certification Program. (HB463 HD1)

 

AGR, EDB, FIN

HB 1402, HD1

(HSCR122)

Status

RELATING TO THE COMMUNITY-BASED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM.

Establishes a subaccount within the Hawaii Community-Based Economic Development Revolving Fund for grants or loans for the Micro Enterprise Assistance Program on Hawaiian Home Lands to qualified native Hawaiians and qualified entities. Appropriates funds. (HB1402 HD1)

 

WLH, EDB, FIN

HB 897

Proposed HD1

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.

Proposed HD1: Appropriates funds to DLNR division of forestry and wildlife.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 623

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

Repeals Act 67, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, relating to alternative energy research and funding. Repeals Act 141, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, relating to the research and development program in the Hawaii technology development corporation.

 

EDB, FIN

Copies of the proposed HD1, 12 are available in room 309 and on the Legislature's Web site: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

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: 12 copies (including an original) to Room 310 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-8544 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through the website); or

WEB: For testimony less than 20MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

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 586-8540 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