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:

Thursday, February 28, 2019

TIME:

2:05 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 2

 

HB 307

Status

RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.

Broadens the definition of "renewable energy" to include other self-replenishing non-fossil fuel resources.

 

 

FIN

HB 401, HD1

(HSCR303)

Status

RELATING TO CONTRACTING FOR PUBLIC FACILITIES.

Allows agencies to enter performance contracts to undertake or implement energy conservation or alternate energy measures for vehicles. Amends definition of energy performance contract to include vehicles. Defines vehicle.

 

EEP, FIN

HB 765, HD1

(HSCR565)

Status

RELATING TO COASTAL PLANNING.

Requires incorporation of sea level rise projections in all new plans and updates to existing state plans generated under the Hawaii State Planning Act.

 

EEP/WLH, FIN

HB 452, HD1

(HSCR450)

Status

RELATING TO PREFERENTIAL ELECTRICITY RATES FOR PROTECTED AGRICULTURE.

Authorizes the Public Utilities Commission to establish preferential electricity rates for agricultural activities that utilize protected agriculture to produce fruits or vegetables for distribution.

 

AGR/EEP, CPC, FIN

HB 1209, HD2

(HSCR788)

Status

RELATING TO HOUSING.

Requires the Commission to file annual reports on the status of the progress of five-year boundary review. Requires counties to file annual updates to general plans, development plans, or community plans.

 

HSG, WLH, FIN

HB 990, HD1

(HSCR344)

Status

RELATING TO DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE FACILITIES.

Allows the Department of Defense to recoup operating costs when the Adjutant General permits temporary facility use of department facilities to the public and requires remaining net proceeds to be deposited into the general fund.

 

PVM, FIN

HB 601, HD1

(HSCR529)

Status

RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM REGISTRATION FEES.

Repeals the requirement that disabled veterans be in receipt of disability retirement pay from the Armed Forces to be exempt from payment of annual motor vehicle registration fees.

 

PVM, TRN, FIN

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony. 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

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

 

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 for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Sylvia Luke

Chair