HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2020

 

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY, VETERANS, & MILITARY AFFAIRS

Rep. Gregg Takayama, Chair

Rep. Cedric Asuega Gates, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Dale T. Kobayashi

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

TIME:

10:00 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 430

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) has been DELETED from the agenda: HB2332

 

HB 1794

Status

RELATING TO DISASTER RELIEF.

Extends the lapse date of the appropriation for Kauai flooding disaster relief made by Act 12, Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, to June 30, 2021.

 

PVM, FIN

HB 1935

Status

RELATING TO THE MILITARY.

Establishes a task force to evaluate the economic impact of the military's presence in Hawaii.

 

PVM, FIN

HB 1914

Status

RELATING TO DISASTER PREPAREDNESS.

Requires the Civil Defense Agency of the County of Hawaii, Department of Emergency Management of the City and County of Honolulu, Emergency Management Agency of the County of Kauai, Emergency Management Agency of the County of Maui, Hawaii Emergency Management Agency, and University of Hawaii to each hire one full-time equivalent outreach, education, or volunteerism specialist to conduct disaster preparedness outreach and education initiatives. Appropriates moneys.

 

PVM, FIN

HB 2329

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY.

Establishes the hazard mitigation special fund for the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency.

 

PVM, FIN

HB 2331

Status

RELATING TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.

Establish a Long-term Recovery Authority to work with the State Disaster Recovery Coordinator in enhancing the capacity of the government, relevant agencies, and the community to recover from the impacts of disasters and build resilience and sustainability in the State.

 

PVM, FIN

HB 2332

Status

RELATING TO STATEWIDE INTEROPERABLE PUBLIC SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS.

Establishes a Statewide Interoperable Communications Executive Committee for public safety communications and the position of the Statewide Interoperable Communications Coordinator.

 

PVM, FIN

HB 1947

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.

 

PVM, FIN

HB 2478

Status

RELATING TO MEMORIALS.

Appropriates funds for the planning and design of a memorial to honor service members of the recent conflicts in the Persian Gulf, Iraq, Afghanistan, and the various theaters of the Global War on Terrorism, to be located at the Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe, on the island of Oahu, and replicas of the memorial to be located at state veterans' cemeteries statewide.

 

PVM, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Gregg Takayama

Chair