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 DECISION MAKING

 

DATE:

Monday, June 22, 2020

TIME:

11:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

THE STATE CAPITOL IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC DURING THE ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

 

In order to comply with social distancing requirements, only written testimony will be accepted.

 

Proceedings will be broadcast and livestreamed via Olelo Cable Television.  Please refer to www.olelo.org .

 

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on March 13, 2020, at 9:45 a.m.

 

SB 1443, SD1

(SSCR3224)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

Prohibits a company from receiving a grant in consecutive years under the manufacturing development program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

EDB, FIN

SB 3007, SD2

(SSCR3221)

Status

RELATING TO TAX CREDITS.

Requires the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to make a public disclosure identifying the names of the taxpayers who are receiving tax credits and the total amount of tax credit received for specific economic activities. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

EDB, FIN

SB 2697, SD1

(SSCR3095)

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION OF REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS.

Disallows dividends paid deduction for real estate investment trusts, except for real estate investment trusts that provide affordable housing in the State. Effective 7/1/2050. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2020. Sunsets 12/31/2023. (SD1)

 

EDB, FIN

SB 3088, SD2

(SSCR3006)

Status

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

Makes an appropriation to the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to support sister state relations. Effective 7/1/2051. (SD2)

 

EDB, FIN

SB 2098, SD1

(SSCR3077)

Status

RELATING TO FOOD SAFETY.

Appropriates funds to the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to provide education and support to local businesses regarding compliance with the federal Food and Drug Administration's industry guidance on colored sea salt. Requires private industry businesses to collectively pay 50% of the cost to conduct and submit to the federal Food and Drug Administration any research, studies, or analysis required for federal Food and Drug Administration approval of color additives used in Hawaii sea salt. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

EDB, FIN

SB 2722, SD2

(SSCR3101)

Status

RELATING TO A FOOD HUB PILOT PROGRAM.

Requires the Department of Agriculture to establish a 5-year food hub pilot program to increase access to local food. Provides for the award of grant funding to qualified applicants wishing to establish or expand a food hub. Requires reports to the Legislature. Makes an appropriation. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

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.

 

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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 the Web).

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Chair