THE SENATE
THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE
REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS
Senator Donovan M. Dela Cruz, Chair
Senator Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran, Vice-Chair

MEASURES DEFERRED TO MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2019

DATE:

Monday, April 1, 2019

TIME:

10:45 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 211
State Capitol
415 South Beretania Street

DECISION MAKING ON THE FOLLOWING MEASURE(S):

HB867 HD2 SD1
(SSCR1348)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT.
Establishes the administrative assistant to the director of human resources development position exempt from chapter 76, Hawaii Revised Statutes, within the department of human resources development. Effective 1/1/2050. (SD1)

LCA, WAM

HB1552 HD2 SD1
(SSCR1446)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
Establishes the Hawaii Correctional System Oversight Commission. Creates a position for an Oversight Coordinator for the Commission. Extends the sunset date of the Reentry Commission to 1/1/2020. Repeals the Reentry Commission and Corrections Population Management Commission on 1/1/2020 and transfers all rights, powers, functions, and duties of those commissions to the Hawaii Correctional System Oversight Commission. Takes effect on 1/28/2081. (SD1)

PSM/GVO, WAM

HB1273 HD1 SD1
(SSCR1420)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO HEALTH.
Creates the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Medicaid Waiver Administrative Claiming Special Fund into which federal moneys may be deposited from DOH's participation in the waiver program established per SSA 1915(c). Requires the Department of Health and Department of Human Services to work with stakeholders to develop and distribute information about accessing Medicaid services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

CPH, WAM

HB312 HD1 SD1
(SSCR1354)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO CREATIVE MEDIA.
Requires the University of Hawaii, West Oahu, to offer a Bachelor of Arts degree in creative media by the start of the 2020 spring semester. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

HRE, WAM

HB654 HD1 SD1
(SSCR1460)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO HEALTH.
Appropriates funds to the University of Hawaii Cancer Center to determine the etiologies of the high incidence of liver and bile duct cancer in Hawaii. Establishes reporting requirements. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

HRE/CPH, WAM

HB172 HD1 SD1
(SSCR1249)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO THE BUDGET OF THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.
Appropriates funds for Fiscal Biennium 2019-2021 for the Office of the Trustees (OHA150), Office of Hawaiian Affairs Administration (OHA160), and Beneficiary Advocacy (OHA175). Requires an expenditure of general funds to pay for the auditor to conduct a financial and management audit of limited liability companies created and used by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

HWN, WAM

HB845 HD1 SD1
(SSCR1347)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO EMPLOYEE TRAINING.
Establishes the state employees training program, governed by a board, to provide training to state employees. Requires all new employees to be provided with a general orientation on their benefits and rights. Takes effect 1/1/2050. (SD1)

LCA, WAM

HB1562 HD1 SD1
(SSCR1233)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE OPERATING BUDGET.
Makes appropriations relating to the Department of Agriculture operating budget. (SD1)

AEN, WAM

HB1539 HD1 SD1
(SSCR1525)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.
Requires Oahu regional board approval to privatize, sell or change services at all Oahu regional facilities. Amends the membership of the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation board. Requires the Oahu regional board to create a five-year sustainability plan in consultation with other government stakeholders and report to the Legislature. Creates a right of first refusal for the Director of Health, Governor's Coordinator on Homelessness, and Mayor of the City and County of Honolulu if the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation board fully or partially privatizes Leahi or Maluhia Hospital. Sunsets the Oahu regional health care system on July 1, 2024, and integrates it into the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation Board. (SD1)

CPH, WAM

HB1524 HD1 SD1
(SSCR1481)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION BUDGET.
Appropriates funds for the fiscal biennium 2019-2021 operating budget Department of Education programs. Effective 7/1/2055. (SD1)

EDU, WAM

HB1526 HD1 SD1
(SSCR1479)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO THE STATE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS BUDGET.
Appropriates funds for the fiscal biennium 2019-2021 operating budget for Department of Education programs relating to charter schools. Effective 7/1/2055. (SD1)

EDU, WAM

HB1455 HD2 SD1
(SSCR1332)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
Appropriates funds for the University of Hawaii Maui College's International Office. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

HRE, WAM

HB1344 HD1 SD1
(SSCR1341)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT OPERATING BUDGET.
Appropriates funds for the operations of the Department of Human Resources Development. Takes effect 7/1/2050. (SD1)

LCA, WAM

HB1405 HD2 SD1
(SSCR1270)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES BUDGET.
Adjusts the operating budget for the fiscal biennium 2019-2021 operating budget of certain Department of Land and Natural Resources programs. (SD1)

WTL, WAM

HB1025 HD1 SD1
(SSCR1266)

Status and Testimony

RELATING TO LEASE EXTENSIONS ON PUBLIC LAND.
Authorizes the Board of Land and Natural Resources to extend certain leases of public lands for commercial, industrial, resort, or government use upon approval of a proposed development agreement to make substantial improvements to the existing improvements. Takes effect 7/1/2050. Sunsets on June 30,      . (SD1)

WTL, WAM

No testimony will be accepted.

FOR AMENDED NOTICES: Measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored. If a measure is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT 808-586-6090.