HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2021

 

COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Rep. Sean Quinlan, Chair

Rep. Daniel Holt, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Jackson D. Sayama

Rep. Dale T. Kobayashi

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Val Okimoto

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

TIME:

10:15am

PLACE:

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

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A G E N D A

 

HCR 44 / HR 35 /

Status / Status

URGING UNITED STATES PRESIDENT JOSEPH R. BIDEN, JR., AND THE ASIA‑PACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION TO HOLD THE 2023 ASIA‑PACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION SUMMIT IN HONOLULU, HAWAII.

 

 

ECD, FIN

HCR 134 / HR 114 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO COMMISSION THE DEVELOPMENT OF EVIDENCE-BASED RESEARCH AND A POLICY FRAMEWORK TO GUIDE DECISION-MAKING ON GAMBLING-RELATED ISSUES.

 

 

ECD, CPC

HCR 136 / HR 116 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF OPERATING CASINO GAMING FACILITIES ON COMMERCIALLY ZONED LAND UNDER THE DEPARTMENT'S JURISDICTION.

 

 

ECD, CPC

HCR 137 / HR 117 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO COMPILE A SHORT LIST OF FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES THAT ARE SUITABLE TO RELOCATE TO HAWAII AND IDENTIFY MEANS AND INCENTIVES TO ENTICE THESE COMPANIES TO RELOCATE.

 

 

ECD, FIN

HCR 161 / HR 137 /

Status / Status

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

 

 

ECD, CPC

HR 69

Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO ESTABLISH A JOB CORPS PROGRAM TO HELP ADDRESS UNEMPLOYMENT IMPACTS OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND SUPPORT ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION.

 

 

ECD, FIN

SB 496, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1077)

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.

Requires the department of agriculture, in cooperation with the office of the governor, to identify the top ten fruit and vegetable imports to the State that may be commercially grown by farmers in Hawaii and recommend ways to increase their production. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

AGR, ECD, FIN

SB 1054, SD2

(HSCR1005)

Status

RELATING TO THE BROWNFIELDS CLEANUP REVOLVING LOAN FUND.

Enables use of moneys in the brownfields cleanup revolving fund for subgrants to eligible entities for assessment and cleanup of brownfields sites and certain site monitoring activities. (SD2)

 

EEP, ECD, FIN

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Sean Quinlan

Chair