HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2021

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Sylvia Luke, Chair

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Patrick Pihana Branco

Rep. Amy A. Perruso

Rep. Stacelynn K.M. Eli

Rep. Jackson D. Sayama

Rep. Daniel Holt

Rep. Adrian K. Tam

Rep. Greggor Ilagan

Rep. Tina Wildberger

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Lisa Marten

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

 

 

Conference Room has been moved to 308

 

CORRECTED NOTICE OF DECISION MAKING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

TIME:

11:00 a.m.

PLACE:

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 309 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

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A G E N D A 1

 

HCR 9 / HR 10

(HSCR1107) /

(HSCR1106)

Status / Status

URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO SUPPORT AND IMPLEMENT COMMUNITY SCHOOLS AS A STRATEGY FOR INCREASING ACCESS TO A HIGH-QUALITY EDUCATION.

 

 

EDN, FIN

HCR 24

(HSCR972)

Status

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT WAIOHULI-KEOKEA HOMESTEADS AND BEACH LOTS, KIHEI, MAUI, FOR THE EXISTING SEAWALL AND ROCK REVETMENT, AND FOR USE, REPAIR, AND MAINTENANCE OF THE EXISTING IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED THEREON.

 

 

WAL, FIN

HCR 25

(HSCR973)

Status

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT MAUNALUA, HONOLULU, OAHU, FOR THE EXISTING SEAWALL, AND FOR USE, REPAIR, AND MAINTENANCE OF THE EXISTING IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED THEREON.

 

 

WAL, FIN

HCR 30, HD1 / HR 23, HD1

(HSCR1137) /

(HSCR1136)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ESTABLISH A COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR POLIHALE STATE PARK ON THE ISLAND OF KAUAI.

 

 

WAL, FIN

HCR 32 / HR 25

(HSCR1113) /

(HSCR1112)

Status / Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A PROGRAM TO RECRUIT AND EMPLOY QUALIFIED BLIND PERSONS TO SERVE AS ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY INSTRUCTORS AND IN OTHER POSITIONS AS TEACHERS OF VISUALLY IMPAIRED STUDENTS.

 

 

EDN, FIN

HCR 44 / HR 35

(HSCR1316) /

(HSCR1315)

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 47, HD1 / HR 38, HD1

(HSCR976) /

(HSCR975)

Status / Status

ENCOURAGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO PLAN FOR THE NECESSARY IMPROVEMENTS TO, AND REVITALIZATION OF, HANS L'ORANGE PARK.

 

 

 

WAL, FIN

HCR 59, HD1 / HR 48, HD1

(HSCR1295) /

(HSCR1294)

Status / Status

RECOGNIZING AND SUPPORTING ONGOING COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS TO IMPLEMENT A STATEWIDE STRATEGY TO ELIMINATE VIRAL HEPATITIS TYPES A, B, AND C IN HAWAII.

 

 

HHH, FIN

HCR 68 / HR 56

(HSCR1262) /

(HSCR1261)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CREATE A LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT PLAN WITH GOALS TO INCREASE TREE CANOPIES ON PUBLIC SCHOOL GROUNDS, DOCUMENT EXISTING INVENTORY AND TALENT, AND IDENTIFY ADDITIONAL RESOURCES REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT AND SUSTAIN THE PLAN.

 

 

 

EDN, FIN

HCR 76 / HR 64

(HSCR1318) /

(HSCR1317)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO ASSESS THE STATUS OF ACT 14, SPECIAL SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 1995.

 

 

WAL/JHA, FIN

HCR 78 / HR 66

(HSCR1152) /

(HSCR1151)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SERVICES OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO CONDUCT A TRAFFIC SAFETY ANALYSIS REGARDING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TRAFFIC CALMING SYSTEMS THROUGHOUT STATE HOUSE DISTRICT 38.

 

 

TRN, FIN

HCR 91 / HR 76

(HSCR1189) /

(HSCR1188)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE HAWAII EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY CONVENE A RESILIENCY HEALTH DISASTER TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP A COORDINATED STATEWIDE RESILIENCY HEALTH DISASTER PLAN.

 

 

PDP, FIN

HCR 97

(HSCR1146)

Status

REQUESTING THE FORMATION OF A TASK FORCE ON NORTH ROAD MANAGEMENT.

 

 

TRN, FIN

HCR 100, HD1 / HR 83, HD1

(HSCR1266) /

(HSCR1265)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A PROGRAM TO PREVENT, AND TO ASSIST VICTIMS OF, HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND CHILD COMMERCIAL SEXUAL EXPLOITATION.

 

 

HHH, FIN

HCR 104, HD1 / HR 86, HD1

(HSCR1135) /

(HSCR1134)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY, DESIGN, AND DEVELOP A PAID FAMILY LEAVE PILOT PROGRAM.

 

 

LAT, FIN

HCR 111

(HSCR1246)

Status

ASSERTING THAT RACISM IS A PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS AND URGING THE STATE TO COMMIT TO RECOGNIZING AND ADDRESSING THE RESULTING INEQUITIES.

 

 

JHA, FIN

HCR 118, HD1 / HR 94, HD1

(HSCR1256) /

(HSCR1255)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOLLOWING THE COMPLETION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS' DIVISION OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS' AND HAWAII TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION'S STUDY, TO RECONSIDER ITS 2016 RULING ON ASSET RESERVE REQUIREMENTS FOR DIGITAL CURRENCY COMPANIES, VIRTUAL CURRENCY COMPANIES, AND CRYPTOCURRENCY COMPANIES TO CONDUCT BUSINESS IN HAWAII AND TO ALIGN THE STATE'S ASSET RESERVE REQUIREMENTS FOR THESE COMPANIES WITH THE ASSET RESERVE REQUIREMENTS IN OTHER STATES.

 

 

CPC, FIN

HCR 119, HD1 / HR 95, HD1

(HSCR1303) /

(HSCR1302)

Status / Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, AND UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A MOSQUITO CONTROL PROGRAM THAT USES WOLBACHIA BACTERIA TO REDUCE MOSQUITO POPULATION LEVELS THROUGHOUT THE STATE.

 

 

WAL, FIN

HCR 121, HD1 / HR 97, HD1

(HSCR1191) /

(HSCR1190)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATIONS WITH LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENT PERSONS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER EMERGENCIES AND NATURAL DISASTERS.

 

 

PDP, FIN

HCR 130

(HSCR1195)

Status

REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF TAXATION TO WAIVE PENALTIES AND INTEREST SOUGHT FROM SMALL BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUAL TAXPAYERS AS A RESULT OF UNDUE HARDSHIP RELATED TO THE CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 PANDEMIC.

 

 

PDP, FIN

HCR 137, HD1 / HR 117, HD1

(HSCR1311) /

(HSCR1310)

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 141, HD1 / HR 120, HD1

(HSCR1258) /

(HSCR1257)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF BEST PRACTICES REGARDING THE PERFORMANCE OF "INCIDENTAL AND SUPPLEMENTAL" CONTRACTING WORK.

 

 

CPC, FIN

HCR 147

(HSCR1280)

Status

REQUESTING THAT A WORKING GROUP BE CONVENED TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON FLOOD MITIGATION AT THE INTERSECTION OF EAST MANOA ROAD AND OAHU AVENUE.

 

 

WAL, FIN

HCR 159 / HR 135

(HSCR1274) /

(HSCR1273)

Status / Status

STRONGLY URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO WORK WITH THE INTERNATIONAL DIALOGUE ON UNDERWATER MUNITIONS' INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGY ADVISORY BOARD ON UNDERWATER MUNITIONS TO SEEK AND SECURE FEDERAL FUNDING FOR THE NON-DESTRUCTIVE DISPOSAL OF THOUSANDS OF TONS OF UNDERWATER MUNITIONS DUMPED, LOST, OR ABANDONED IN HAWAIIAN WATERS.

 

 

WAL, FIN

HCR 162, HD1 / HR 138, HD1

(HSCR1297) /

(HSCR1296)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES; DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, VIA THE BEHAVIORAL RISK FACTOR SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM; AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, VIA THE YOUTH RISK BEHAVIOR SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM, TO COLLECT INFORMATION ON THE SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, AND GENDER IDENTITY AND GENDER EXPRESSION OF RESPONDENTS, INCLUDING RESPONDENTS WHO ARE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE COURTS AND THE HAWAII YOUTH CORRECTIONAL FACILITY.

 

 

HHH, FIN

HCR 169 / HR 143

(HSCR1248) /

(HSCR1247)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO GOVERNMENT SERVICES FOR IMMIGRANTS AND INCREASE IMMIGRANT OPPORTUNITIES TO MAKE CIVIC AND ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COMMUNITY.

 

 

JHA, FIN

HCR 171, HD1

(HSCR1234)

Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO RECOGNIZE THE VALUE OF CULTURE-BASED REHABILITATION ACTIVITIES IN THE STATE'S CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM.

 

 

CMV, FIN

HCR 178 / HR 147

(HSCR1187) /

(HSCR1186)

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE FREE MENSTRUAL PRODUCTS TO STUDENTS ON ALL HAWAII PUBLIC SCHOOL CAMPUSES.

 

 

EDN, FIN

HCR 180 / HR 149

(HSCR1143) /

(HSCR1142)

Status / Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, MAYOR OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, AND HONOLULU CITY COUNCIL TO REROUTE FARRINGTON HIGHWAY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE 1998 MAKAHA BEACH PARK MASTER PLAN.

 

 

TRN, FIN

 

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Rep. Sylvia Luke

Chair