HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2021

 

COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION & COMMERCE

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson, Chair

Rep. Lisa Kitagawa, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. David A. Tarnas

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Lauren Matsumoto

Rep. John M. Mizuno

 

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, March 29, 2021

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

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A G E N D A

 

HCR 70

(HSCR1124)

Status

AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF A LEASE OF CERTAIN SUBMERGED LANDS AT KANEOHE BAY, KANEOHE, OAHU, FOR RECREATIONAL BOAT PIER PURPOSES, BY PUBLIC AUCTION.

 

 

WAL, CPC

HCR 89, HD1

(HSCR1277)

Status

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTIONS OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT WAILEA, MAUI, TAX MAP KEY: (2) 2-1-008 FOR BEACH ACCESS STAIRWAY PURPOSES.

 

 

WAL, CPC

HCR 103

(HSCR1279)

Status

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A PERPETUAL, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTIONS OF SUBMERGED LANDS AT MAUNALUA, OAHU, HAWAII, FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF A ROCK GROIN TO SLOW THE RATE OF SEDIMENT DEPOSITION IN THE ENTRANCE CHANNEL OF THE HAWAII KAI MARINA.

 

 

WAL, CPC

HCR 166, HD1

(HSCR1278)

Status

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT KAPAA, KAWAIHAU, KAUAI, FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A GROIN AND FOR USE, REPAIR, AND MAINTENANCE OF THE IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED THEREON.

 

 

WAL, CPC

HCR 102, HD1 / HR 85, HD1

(HSCR1301) /

(HSCR1300)

Status / Status

 

REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING, IN COLLABORATION WITH VARIOUS AGENCIES, TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO ESTABLISH A STATE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY IN HAWAII.

 

 

WAL, CPC

HCR 27 / HR 20

(HSCR1324) /

(HSCR1323)

Status / Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH'S ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT DIVISION TO ENSURE THAT DESTINATIONS TO WHICH THE STATE'S RECYCLABLE WASTE IS TRANSPORTED FOR OUT-OF-STATE PROCESSING ABIDE BY THE ENVIRONMENTAL STANDARDS AS OUTLINED BY THE BASEL CONVENTION.

 

 

EEP, CPC

HCR 81 / HR 68

(HSCR1156) /

(HSCR1155)

Status / Status

URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS, FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, AND HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO TAKE EVERY ACTION NECESSARY TO ADDRESS RAPIDLY INCREASING SAFETY RISKS AND COMMUNITY DISRUPTION RESULTING FROM INSUFFICIENT REGULATION OF RAPIDLY INCREASING OPERATIONS OF TOUR HELICOPTERS AND SMALL AIRCRAFT THROUGHOUT HAWAII SKIES.

 

 

TRN, CPC

HCR 110, HD1

(HSCR1254)

Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO UPDATE ITS REPORT NO. 12-09, WHICH ASSESSES THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF MANDATORY HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR FERTILITY PRESERVATION PROCEDURES FOR PERSONS OF REPRODUCTIVE AGE WHO HAVE BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER AND WILL UNDERGO TREATMENT THAT, BASED ON A MEDICAL DETERMINATION BY THE PERSON'S PHYSICIAN, WILL MOST LIKELY CAUSE INFERTILITY.

 

 

LMG, CPC

HCR 161, HD1 / HR 137, HD1

(HSCR1306) /

(HSCR1305)

Status / Status

SUPPORTING AND ADOPTING THE GOALS SET FORTH IN THE DIGITAL EQUITY DECLARATION FOR HAWAII ADOPTED BY THE BROADBAND HUI.

 

 

ECD, CPC

HCR 127

(HSCR1163)

Status

REQUESTING THE HAWAII SISTER-STATE COMMITTEE TO EVALUATE AND DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE INITIATION OF A SISTER STATE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII AND THE PREFECTURE OF YAMAGUCHI, JAPAN, AND FORWARD ITS RECOMMENDATION TO THE LEGISLATURE, PURSUANT TO SECTION 229‑3, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, FOR FURTHER ACTION.

 

 

CAI, CPC

HCR 80 / HR 67

(HSCR1270) /

(HSCR1269)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION TO PROMOTE TRANSPARENCY AND ENFORCEMENT BY IMMEDIATELY PUBLISHING PREMARKET TOBACCO PRODUCT APPLICATIONS.

 

 

HHH, CPC

HCR 85, HD1

(HSCR1290)

Status

REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY RELATING TO THE STATE'S AUTHORITY TO ALLOW COLLECTIVE NEGOTIATION BETWEEN PHYSICIANS AND HEALTH CARE INSURERS IN HAWAII TO RESTRAIN OR BALANCE THE MONOPSONISTIC MARKET POWER OF HEALTH CARE INSURERS OVER INDEPENDENT PHYSICIANS.

 

 

HHH, CPC

HR 6, HD1

(HSCR1263)

Status

REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA AND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE CUMULATIVE HEALTH EFFECTS OF PERSISTENT URBAN NOISE IN HONOLULU.

 

 

HHH, CPC

 

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Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Chair