HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2020

 

COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE

Rep. Richard P. Creagan, Chair

Rep. Lynn DeCoite, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Rida Cabanilla Arakawa

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Amy A. Perruso

Rep. Daniel Holt

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 7, 2020

TIME:

8:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1654, HD1

(HSCR18-20)

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Appropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for feral pig control. (HD1)

 

AGR

HB 1766

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Appropriates moneys to the Department of Agriculture to support agriculture in the State. Authorizes any moneys appropriated to be transferred to the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020.

 

AGR, FIN

HB 1888

Status

RELATING TO THE PESTICIDE SUBSIDY PROGRAM.

Appropriates moneys to DOA for the pesticide subsidy program.

 

AGR, FIN

HB 2156

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION OF LOCALLY PRODUCED, ORGANIC FOOD.

Establishes an income tax credit for locally produced, organic food. Exempts locally produced, organic food from the general excise tax.

 

AGR, FIN

HB 2181

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Appropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture to establish a foreign agriculture small equipment pilot program. Requires a report to the Legislature.

 

AGR, FIN

HB 2197

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Establishes a glyphosate task force to assess the impact of glyphosate on Hawaii's natural environment, human health, and agriculture.

 

AGR, FIN

HB 2276

Status

RELATING TO THE ANIMAL INDUSTRY SPECIAL FUND.

Adding new sources of revenue generated by the state veterinary laboratory and animal disease control that can be deposited into the animal Industry Special Fund.

 

AGR, 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. Richard P. Creagan

Chair