HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Sylvia Luke, Chair

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Stacelynn K.M. Eli

Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura

Rep. Cedric Asuega Gates

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Troy N. Hashimoto

Rep. Chris Todd

Rep. Daniel Holt

Rep. Tina Wildberger

Rep. Lisa Kitagawa

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Scot Z. Matayoshi

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

TIME:

2:00 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 1

 

HB 120

Status

RELATING TO STATE BONDS.

Authorizes issuance of general obligation bonds. Makes findings required by Article VII, Section 13, of the State Constitution to declare that the issuance of authorized bonds will not cause the debt limit to be exceeded.

 

FIN

HB 1259

Status

RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS.

Appropriates capital improvement projects for fiscal biennium 20192021.

 

 

FIN

HB 809

Status

RELATING TO THE FUNDING OF GRANTS PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 42F, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.

Appropriates operating and capital improvement grants for fiscal year 2020.

 

FIN

HB 1535

Status

RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE KUNOA CATTLE COMPANY.

Appropriates $400,000 for a capital improvement project for Kunoa Cattle Company.

 

FIN

HB 618

Status

RELATING TO STATE FUNDS.

Establishes the repair and maintenance special fund for the repair and maintenance of state department facilities. Prohibits fund moneys from funding employee salaries and costs or from being considered as part of the employer's ability to pay those costs. Appropriates funds.

 

FIN

HB 121

Status

RELATED TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS.

Abolishes the Captain Cook memorial fund, custodial services special fund, donations for voter registration drive trust account, and information technology trust fund of the Department of Accounting and General Services and transfers unencumbered balances to the general fund.

 

FIN

HB 299

Status

RELATING TO GRANTS.

Requires grantees to publicly recognize state support of project that have been awarded grants.

 

 

FIN

HB 348

Status

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS.

Makes appropriations for public employment cost items of and cost adjustments for employees of various legislative agencies. Appropriates funds.

 

FIN

HB 114

Status

RELATING TO AMENDING OR REPEALING HAWAII INCOME TAX LAWS FOR THE PURPOSE OF DELETING OBSOLETE OR UNNECESSARY PROVISIONS.

Repeals unnecessary or redundant provisions of the income tax law.

 

FIN

HB 115

Status

RELATING TO AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION TO CORRECT ERRORS ON TAX RETURNS.

Authorizes the Department of Taxation to correct mathematical and clerical errors on tax returns and assess taxes based on these corrections prior to notifying the taxpayer.

 

FIN

HB 844

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Establishes a task force in the Department of Taxation to discuss the need to rebalance and repurpose the tax programs created by the general excise tax, income tax, and transient accommodations tax laws.

 

FIN

HB 885

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Requires that new income tax credits include a five-year sunset or a gradual reduction.

 

 

FIN

HB 1190

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Changes income tax rates and eliminates state income tax for those at or below the poverty level for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2018.

 

FIN

HB 1193

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Amends the income tax credit for expenses for household and dependent care services necessary for gainful employment by changing the taxpayer's applicable percentage of employment-related expenses that constitutes the tax credit and cap amount.

 

FIN

HB 1044

Status

RELATING TO MARKET-BASED SOURCING.

Amends the rules for sourcing the sales factor for net income tax to impose market sourcing for sales of other than tangible personal property. Provides specific rules for intangibles and services.

 

FIN

HB 1007

Status

RELATING TO ADDING THE ROTH OPTION FOR THE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN.

Amends section 88E-12, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to allow participants to make both pre-tax contributions and post-tax contributions to the State Deferred Compensation Plan.

 

FIN

HB 1042

Status

RELATING TO TAX REPORTING.

Revises the manner in which person authorized to collect rent provides information to the Department of Taxation and requires (as opposed to permits) them to report the total amount of rent collected under sections 237-30.5 and 237D-8.5, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

FIN

HB 1043

Status

RELATING TO TAX APPEALS.

Replaces the tax boards of review with a single tax appeal review panel comprised of members who shall devote full time to their duties. Amends the grounds upon which an appeal to the administrative appeals and dispute resolution program may be made by disallowing appeals of proposed assessments.

 

FIN

HB 1045

Status

RELATING TO TAX REFUND OFFSETS.

Clarifies that tax refund offsets may be performed by the Department of Accounting and General Services and the Department of Taxation.

 

 

FIN

HB 1046

Status

RELATING TO TAX RETURN PREPARERS.

Requires any tax preparer with a preparer tax identification number issued by the Internal Revenue Service to furnish the preparer's tax identification number on any return or claim for refund as required by the Department of Taxation. Authorizes the Department of Taxation to require preparer tax identification number disclosure on any form or document and provides penalties for failure to comply. Effective upon approval; provided that tax return preparers shall not be liable for penalties prior to January 1, 2020.

 

FIN

HB 1048

Status

RELATING TO DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION FEES.

Changes the fees for permits and licenses issued under chapters 243, 244D and 245, Hawaii Revised Statutes, from specified amounts to reasonable fees established by rule adopted by the Department of Taxation.

 

FIN

HB 1049

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Makes various technical amendments to chapters 231, 243, 244D, and 245, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

FIN

HB 351

Status

RELATING TO EXECUTIVE BRANCH POSITIONS.

Amends the membership of the State Capitol Management Committee and Hawaii Interagency Council for Transit-Oriented Development by replacing the Governor's Chief of Staff with the Administrative Director of the State.

 

FIN

HB 460

Status

RELATING TO THE COUNTIES.

Prohibits a county from accepting a discounted payment of a fine levied by the county planning and permitting department or agency.

 

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.

 

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: 2 copies to Room 306 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6201 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

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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 586-6200 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. Sylvia Luke

Chair