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:

Monday, February 24, 2020

TIME:

11:00 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 1

 

HB 1947, HD1

(HSCR259-20)

Status

RELATING TO WORLD WAR II COMMEMORATION.

Appropriates funds for programs, ceremonies, and activities commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. Effective July 1, 2050.

 

 

PVM, FIN

HB 2687, HD1

(HSCR402-20)

Status

RELATING TO THE DOWNPAYMENT LOAN LOSS RESERVE PROGRAM.

Establishes a downpayment loan loss reserve program to address downpayment loan defaults under the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation's downpayment loan assistance program. Establishes one downpayment loan loss reserve administrator position. Appropriates funds for the program and administrator position. Takes effect 7/1/2025.

 

HSG, FIN

HB 2532, HD1

(HSCR335-20)

Status

RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.

Appropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for its efforts to mitigate and control two-lined spittlebug infestations in the State. Takes effect on 7/1/2150.

 

 

AGR, FIN

HB 1654, HD2

(HSCR481-20)

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Appropriates funds to the Department of Agriculture for feral pig control. Takes effect on 7/1/2150.

 

AGR, FIN

HB 2181, HD1

(HSCR477-20)

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. Effective 7/1/2150.

 

 

AGR, FIN

HB 2193, HD1

(HSCR337-20)

Status

RELATING TO WILDLIFE.

Requires all habitat conservation plans to include an agreement for plan participants to enter into and maintain an annual service contract with a stand-by and response facility available to provide emergency medical and rehabilitation services to native wildlife affected by activities undertaken within the plan area. Effective 7/1/2150.

 

AGR, FIN

HB 1833, HD2

(HSCR518-20)

Status

RELATING TO PEER-TO-PEER CAR-SHARING.

Authorizes and regulates peer-to-peer car-sharing. Effective 7/1/2050.

 

 

 

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

HB 2590, HD2

(HSCR665-20)

Status

RELATING TO AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES.

Establishes within DOT a two-year autonomous vehicles testing pilot program. Requires report to the legislature. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. Sunsets 6/30/2022.

 

 

TRN, JUD/CPC, FIN

HB 1651, HD1

(HSCR426-20)

Status

RELATING TO VEHICLE INSPECTIONS.

Codifies certain certification, renewal, and violation processes of vehicle inspectors who conduct vehicle safety inspections under the DOT. Takes effect on 7/1/2050.

 

 

TRN, CPC, FIN

HB 2556, HD1

(HSCR648-20)

Status

RELATING TO VEHICLES.

Authorizes the withholding and revocation of vehicle registrations and driver's licenses for those who abandon a vehicle under specified conditions. Authorizes the assessment and collection of charges relating to abandoned and derelict vehicles. Takes effect on 7/1/2050.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

HB 2533, HD1

(HSCR503-20)

Status

RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE STATE ARCHIVES.

Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds to finance plans for a state archives master plan. Appropriates funds. Takes effect on 1/1/2050.

 

LAB/TIA, FIN

HB 1959, HD1

(HSCR94-20)

Status

RELATING TO THE EMPLOYMENT OF A MINOR.

Requires a studio teacher to accompany, supervise, and advocate on behalf of a minor whenever the minor is on set and a variance from the work hour restrictions to allowable theatrical employment is granted, when employed for theatrical purposes. Defines "studio teacher". Takes effect 1/1/2050.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2753, HD1

(HSCR357-20)

Status

RELATING TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.

Establishes the state YouthBuild Program to assist non-profit and public entities in applying and qualifying for federal YouthBuild Program grants. Authorizes DLIR to award grants to eligible non-profit or public entities to meet the matching funds requirement for federal YouthBuild grant awards. Appropriates funds. Effective 1/1/2050.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2715, HD1

(HSCR576-20)

Status

RELATING TO RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY GRANTS.

Establishes the research and technology grant program within the Hawaii technology development corporation to provide grants to qualified research and technology companies in Hawaii for eligible projects. Establishes program guidelines and eligibility criteria for research and technology companies. Requires eligible projects to foster science, technology, engineering, or mathematics education at the K-12 or university levels. Appropriates funds to the program. Takes effect on 7/1/2112.

 

EDB, LHE, FIN

HB 2717, HD1

(HSCR636-20)

Status

RELATING TO THE ALTERNATIVE ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FUND.

Extends the alternative energy research and development revolving fund lapse date from 6/30/2020 to 6/30/2021. Appropriates funds for the provision of grants by the Hawaii technology development corporation. Takes effect on 7/1/2112.

 

EDB/EEP, FIN

HB 2299, HD1

(HSCR605-20)

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII FILM AND CREATIVE INDUSTRIES DEVELOPMENT SPECIAL FUND.

Makes an appropriation out of the Hawaii Film and Creative Industries Development Special Fund. Makes a housekeeping, technical amendment to section 201-113, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Takes effect on 7/1/2112.

 

EDB, FIN

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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    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