HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2020

 

COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & BUSINESS

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey, Chair

Rep. Lisa Kitagawa, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Stacelynn K.M. Eli

Rep. Sean Quinlan

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Rep. Lauren Matsumoto

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

TIME:

10:45AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1685

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Establishes an income tax credit for investment in qualified businesses that develop cybersecurity and artificial intelligence.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 2551

Status

RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM.

Makes an appropriation for operating expenses of DBEDT.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 2404, HD1

(HSCR143-20)

Status

RELATING TO GRANTS FOR LOCAL RECYCLING FACILITIES.

Requires the office of solid waste management to establish the recycled products manufacturing grant program to incentivize new recycled products manufacturing, bioconversion, or composting business within the State. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

EEP, EDB, FIN

HB 1850, HD1

(HSCR8-20)

Status

RELATING TO THE ENERGY SECURITY SPECIAL FUND.

Allows the chief energy officer to contract with Hawaii not-for-profit entities to administer expenditures from the energy security special fund for the purposes set forth in section 201-12.8, HRS. Increases the allocation from the state environmental response, energy, and food security tax for deposit to the energy security special fund from 5 cents to 15 cents per barrel or fractional part of a barrel of petroleum product. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

EEP, EDB, 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: 12 copies (including an original) to Room 310 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-8544 (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 586-6160or 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. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Chair