HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2021

 

COMMITTEE ON CULTURE, ARTS, & INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Rep. Cedric Asuega Gates, Chair

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Adrian K. Tam

Rep. Jeanne Kapela

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Gene Ward

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

TIME:

11 a.m.

PLACE:

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 329
State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

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A G E N D A

 

SB 60, SD1

(SSCR583)

Status

RELATING TO SPECIAL NUMBER PLATES.

Authorizes the issuance of special number plates representing the Polynesian Voyaging Society for electric vehicles. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

CAI, FIN

SB 315, SD1

(SSCR604)

Status

RELATING TO THE STATE OF HAWAII MUSEUM OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY.

Appropriates moneys for the State of Hawaii Museum of Natural and Cultural History from the funds received by the State from the           . Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

CAI, FIN

SB 696, SD1

(SSCR635)

Status

RELATING TO THE FESTIVAL OF PACIFIC ARTS.

Extends the date on which the temporary commission on the thirteenth festival of pacific arts shall cease to exist to August 31, 2025. Permits less than a quorum of commission members to discuss matters relating to official board business outside a commission meeting as a permitted interaction under part I of chapter 92, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to enable them to perform their duties faithfully, provided that the commission holds a meeting at least once a month and discusses the progress of the permitted interaction matter at the next meeting. (SD1)

 

CAI, FIN

 

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Rep. Cedric Asuega Gates

Chair