HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2020

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Sylvia Luke, Chair

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Stacelynn K.M. Eli

Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura

Rep. Cedric Asuega Gates

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Troy N. Hashimoto

Rep. Chris Todd

Rep. Daniel Holt

Rep. Tina Wildberger

Rep. Lisa Kitagawa

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Scot Z. Matayoshi

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 20, 2020

TIME:

11:00 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 1

 

HB 2207, HD1

(HSCR488-20)

Status

RELATING TO LAND USE.

Requires the office of planning to conduct a land use study for Hauula, Oahu, that assesses the viability and cost of maintaining the transit corridor. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2050.

 

TRN, WLH, FIN

HB 2065, HD1

(HSCR290-20)

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC SERVICE OFFICE HOURS.

Establishes the Public Service Office Hours Task Force to study and develop a plan to reduce the number of public employees that commute during hours of peak traffic congestion. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2475, HD1

(HSCR347-20)

Status

RELATING TO CARGO CARRIERS.

Authorizes the Department of Transportation to expend funds from the harbor special fund to provide subsidies to cargo carriers to offset costs incurred by the cargo carriers as a result of providing cargo carrier services to ports serving counties within the State having a population of less than 500,000 and comprising three or more populated islands. Appropriates moneys. Effective 7/1/2050.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1973, HD1

(HSCR344-20)

Status

RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS.

Abolishes, repeals, or reclassifies various non-general funds of the department of transportation. Effective 7/1/2050.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1676, HD1

(HSCR612-20)

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.

Establishes a three-year photo red light imaging detector system pilot program. Authorizes any affected county to administer the photo red light imaging detector system pilot program. Establishes a photo red light imaging detector systems pilot program account as a special account within the general fund. Requires proceeds of fines expended in the county from which they were collected for operation of the photo red light imaging detector systems pilot program. Appropriates funds. Sunsets 6/30/2023. Effective 7/1/2050.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

HB 2598, HD1

(HSCR288-20)

Status

RELATING TO ABANDONED AND DERELICT VEHICLES.

Establishes the abandoned and derelict vehicles task force to make recommendations to ensure the proper identification and disposal of abandoned and derelict vehicles left on the State's highways. Appropriates moneys. Effective 7/1/2050.

 

TRN, FIN

HB 1930, HD1

(HSCR346-20)

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Changes the amount of the rental motor vehicle surcharge tax from $5 to an unspecified amount. Effective 7/1/2050.

 

 

TRN, FIN

HB 2002, HD2

(HSCR409-20)

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANIES.

Establishes requirements and permitting procedures for transportation network companies operating in the State. Makes permanent insurance requirements for transportation network companies and transportation network drivers. Effective 7/1/2050.

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

HB 2174, HD2

(HSCR671-20)

Status

RELATING TO OPERATING A VEHICLE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN INTOXICANT.

Defines "highly intoxicated driver". Provides the evidentiary standard for establishing that a person was a "highly intoxicated driver". Requires that ignition interlock devices be installed and maintained on one or more vehicles registered to and all vehicles operated by anyone convicted of operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant, during the applicable period of license revocation. Increases the license revocation period ordered by the Administrative Driver's License Revocation Office and extends the applicable lookback periods from five to ten years. Establishes higher penalties for a highly intoxicated driver operating a vehicle. Establishes higher penalties for offenses of operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant. Effective 7/1/2050.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

HB 1910, HD1

(HSCR653-20)

Status

RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE AVIATION FUEL.

Establishes the sustainable aviation fuel program to provide grants to any business in Hawaii that is developing products related to sustainable aviation fuel or aviation greenhouse gas reduction. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2112.

 

EDB/EEP, FIN

HB 1892, HD1

(HSCR634-20)

Status

RELATING TO A FOOD HUB PILOT PROGRAM.

Requires the Department of Agriculture to establish a five-year food hub pilot program to increase access to local food. Provides for the award of grant funding by qualified applicants wishing to establish or expand a food hub. Requires reports to the legislature. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2112.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 1912, HD1

(HSCR597-20)

Status

RELATING TO THE PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL SPACE CENTER FOR EXPLORATION SYSTEMS.

Establishes the pacific international space center for exploration systems within the department of business, economic development, and tourism for administrative purposes. Amends the composition of the board of directors of the pacific international space center for exploration systems. Creates an unspecified amount of exempt positions within the pacific international space center for exploration systems. Transfers the rights, powers, functions, and duties of the employees of the pacific international space center for exploration systems to the department of business, economic development, and tourism. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2112.

 

EDB/LAB, FIN

HB 2139, HD1

(HSCR599-20)

Status

RELATING TO HAWAII TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

Appropriates funds to support the programs of the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation. Takes effect on 7/1/2112.

 

 

EDB, FIN

HB 2681, HD1

(HSCR606-20)

Status

RELATING TO ENERGY.

Authorizes the issuance of revenue bonds pursuant to part III of chapter 39, HRS, and appropriates funds to the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation for the purpose of constructing one Oahu and one neighbor island electrolysis hydrogen production, storage, and dispensing facility to be managed by the Hawaii Center for Advanced Transportation Technologies. Takes effect on 7/1/2112.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 2140, HD1

(HSCR600-20)

Status

RELATING TO INVESTMENT IN INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES.

Requires the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to develop and implement an investment in innovative technologies plan to support the advancement of innovative technologies in the areas of energy, transportation, agriculture, and water. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 7/1/2112.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 2627, HD1

(HSCR651-20)

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Provides that Chapter 1, Subchapter Z (with respect to opportunity zones), of the Internal Revenue Code shall not be operative for the purposes of state income tax law. Takes effect on 7/1/2112. Applies to tax years beginning after 12/31/2022.

 

EDB, FIN

HB 1634, HD1

(HSCR586-20)

Status

RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.

Amends the deadline for candidate committees and noncandidate committees to file organizational reports. Imposes upon both candidate committees and noncandidate committees consistent content, filing, and deadline requirements for organizational reports and preliminary reports. Takes effect on 7/1/2050.

 

JUD, 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. Sylvia Luke

Chair