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, March 13, 2019

TIME:

10:00 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: SB989, SB1291

 

 

SB 301, SD1

(SSCR669)

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION OF REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS.

Disallows dividends paid deduction for real estate investment trusts. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2019. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

EDB, CPC, FIN

SB 365, SD2

(SSCR865)

Status

RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

Requires and appropriates funds for the department of business, economic development, and tourism to develop annual regional economic plans for each county to identify regional economic priorities and industry clusters and jobs within those priorities and clusters. Requires the workforce development council to develop, based on the findings of the regional economic plans, K-16 pathways and programs in each public school and public charter school that prepare students to fill the priority jobs identified in the regional economic plans. Requires participating schools to communicate opportunities to enroll in K-16 pathways, receive industry certifications, and place students in qualified internship programs to prepare students for jobs identified by regional economic plans as priorities in each geographical area. (SD2)

 

EDB, LHE, FIN

SB 773, SD1

(SSCR823)

Status

RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.

Allows a class 18 small craft producer pub licensee to manufacture not more than 125,000 barrels of malt beverages on the licensee's premises during the license year. Clarifies that a class 14 brewpub licensee or class 18 small craft producer pub licensee may conduct certain activities at satellite locations other than the licensee's primary manufacturing premises under certain conditions. Clarifies the definition of "growler". Allows direct shipment of all forms of liquor, rather than just wine, by certain licensees. (SD1)

 

EDB, CPC, FIN

SB 1006, SD2

(SSCR872)

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. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

EDB, JUD, FIN

SB 1348, SD1

(SSCR1015)

Status

RELATING TO THE SMALL BUSINESS REGULATORY REVIEW BOARD.

Clarifies the intent of the small business regulatory review board's powers when reviewing state and county administrative rules and ordinances that impact small business. (SD1)

 

EDB, JUD

SB 219, SD1

(SSCR1101)

Status

RELATING TO ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES.

Requires the chief information officer, in conjunction with the information technology steering committee, to review, refresh, and submit to the state information technology strategic plan every 4 years. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

EDB, FIN

SB 972, SD1

(SSCR898)

Status

RELATING TO SHIP REPAIR INDUSTRY.

Establishes the ship repair industry tax credit for non-profit entities to offset costs incurred to construct and put into service a purpose-built floating drydock at Pearl Harbor for use by the United States Navy. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2019. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

EDB, FIN

SB 985, SD1

(SSCR747)

Status

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST PEARL HARBOR FLOATING DRYDOCK, LLC.

Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Pearl Harbor Floating Drydock, LLC, for the construction of a purpose-built floating drydock at Pearl Harbor to service submarines and surface ships. Effective 7/1/2050. (SB985 SD1)

 

EDB, FIN

SB 989, SD2

(SSCR1046)

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM.

Appropriates funds for operating expenses of the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

EDB, FIN

SB 990, SD2

(SSCR871)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

Requires the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism (DBEDT) to engage a consulting firm to conduct a study to evaluate policies and organizational changes needed within DBEDT that will enable the State to successfully execute a technology-based economic development strategy. Appropriates funds for DBEDT to engage the consulting firm to conduct the study. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

EDB, FIN

SB 995, SD2

(SSCR946)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

Requires the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation to adopt rules to require businesses that receive a technology research and development grant award to return the award if the business relocates its principal place of business within 5 years of receiving the grant. Makes an appropriation into and out of the research and development special fund for HTDC's research and development program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

EDB, FIN

SB 1001, SD2

(SSCR726)

Status

RELATING TO GOVERNMENT DATA.

Establishes a chief data officer and data set task force, within the office of enterprise technology services, to develop, implement, and manage statewide data set policies, procedures, and standards. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

EDB, FIN

SB 1291, SD1

(SSCR697)

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. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

EDB, FIN

SB 965, SD1

(SSCR746)

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Increases the state tax credit for research activities to an unspecified portion of the allowable federal tax credit. Requires businesses to remain in Hawaii for 5 years after receiving the tax credit. Amends qualifying tax years. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

EDB, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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    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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Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Chair