HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON INTRASTATE COMMERCE

Rep. Takashi Ohno, Chair

Rep. Dale T. Kobayashi, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Cedric Asuega Gates

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

TIME:

10:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 430

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 385, SD1

(SSCR753)

Status

RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL AND VOCATIONAL LICENSING.

Repeals defaults on student loans, student loan repayment contracts, and scholarship contracts as grounds for sanctioning professional and vocational licensees. (SD1)

 

IAC, CPC, FIN

SB 774, SD1

(SSCR792)

Status

RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL AND VOCATIONAL LICENSING.

Prohibits a licensing authority from using rules to supersede requirements set forth in licensing laws and adopting rules that authorize an unlicensed individual to perform duties, activities, or functions that, if performed by another professional, would require licensure of that professional. Exempts persons who are working toward licensure, including but not limited to apprentices, trainees, graduates, or students and personnel under the supervision of a licensee and who are not otherwise required to obtain a license, in certain circumstances. (SD1)

 

IAC, CPC, JUD

SB 817, SD2

(SSCR1110)

Status

RELATING TO SELF-SERVICE STORAGE.

Authorizes the sale of stored property insurance by self-service storage facility owners under certain conditions. Requires self-service storage facility owners to hold a limited lines license in order to sell, solicit, or offer coverage under a stored property insurance policy. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

IAC, CPC, FIN

SB 991, SD1

(SSCR841)

Status

RELATING TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS.

Caps annual utility rate increases without PUC approval for counties with a population of less than 500,000. Provides telecommunications service providers with flexibility from certain regulatory oversight requirements including issuance of securities and other evidences of indebtedness, and sales or disposition of property or equipment, if the utility is providing fully competitive retail services and specific conditions are met. Specifies other requirements related to flexibility for telecommunications service providers. (SD1)

 

IAC, CPC, 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.

 

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Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 3 copies (including an original) to Room 326 in the State Capitol;

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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 586-9415 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

________________________________________

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Chair