HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2021

 

COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENT REFORM

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey, Chair

Rep. Tina Wildberger, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Stacelynn K.M. Eli

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. John M. Mizuno

 

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF DECISION MAKING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

TIME:

11:30AM

PLACE:

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on Friday, February 5, 2021. No public testimony will be accepted.

 

 

THE STATE CAPITOL IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC DURING THE ONGOING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Please note that the committee members will participate remotely via videoconference.

 

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shortly before the scheduled start time.

 

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

 

The following measure(s) has been ADDED to the agenda: HB1325, HB1355.

 

HB 366

Status

RELATING TO STATE DEPARTMENTS.

Establishes repeal dates for each principal department, preceded by an auditor review. Establishes procedures for department termination in six-year intervals.

 

GVR, JHA, FIN

HB 376

Status

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Allows purchasing agencies to use the second low bid method for procurement.

 

GVR, CPC, FIN

HB 531

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LANDS.

Requires a state contract for the purchase of produce to include an option to lease an appropriate amount of state agricultural lands under the control of the department of agriculture of sufficient area and quality to produce the crops being procured. Establishes a process for the college of tropical agriculture and human resources of the university of Hawaii to identify appropriate land to be leased.

 

GVR, AGR, FIN

HB 645

Status

RELATING TO GIFT REPORTING.

Exempts expenditures for meals or beverages with a total value of under $25 from reporting requirements when provided to a public official at an informational meeting or presentation or goodwill event with non-lobbyists.

 

GVR, JHA, FIN

HB 660

Status

RELATING TO POLITICAL ADVERTISING.

Prohibits the microtargeting of political advertisements on television and social media based on online behavioral data, demographic characteristics, and geographic location below the electoral district level.

 

GVR, JHA, FIN

HB 844

Status

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Requires past performance be considered in future bid selection of contractors for sole source contracts and any competitive sealed bid or proposal contracts that exceed the small purchase threshold. Requires procurement officers to consider specific factors, including past performance, when making a determination of offeror responsibility.

 

GVR, CPC, FIN

HB 849

Status

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.

Establishes the functions of the contract administration office. Requires the procurement policy board to adopt rules for the administration of contracts. Requires the state procurement office to submit a progress report to the legislature.

 

GVR, CPC, FIN

HB 878

Status

RELATING TO HAWAII PRODUCTS.

Exempts construction procurements from section 103D-1002, Hawaii Revised Statutes, as it applies to construction procurements.

 

GVR, CPC, FIN

HB 424

Status

RELATING TO PROCUREMENT OF CONTRACTS FOR VEHICLE RENTAL.

Requires all state and county entities, when renting a vehicle on behalf of a state employee in the discharge of official government business, to rent electric or hybrid vehicles, in order of preference, provided that such a vehicle is suitable for the specific travel requirements and available when needed. Requires the State Procurement Office to promulgate rules and execute future contracts consistent with specified terms.

 

GVR, CPC, FIN

HB 1325

Status

RELATING TO THE PROCUREMENT CODE.

Requires public contractors to obtain insurance to cover at least half of a project's construction costs to the State, to provide funds for curing construction defects discovered within five years after the completion of the contract. Authorizes the State to institute an action against the contractor for the total costs of curing those defects.

 

GVR, CPC, FIN

HB 1355

Status

RELATING TO STATE PROCUREMENT REFORM.

Requires procurement officers to document whether to pursue a design professional for damages in the event of construction cost overruns. Requires the chief procurement officer to compile a public list of construction companies or design professionals that are in noncompliance with the procurement code or owe penalties. Requires the state procurement office include training on the duty of procurement officers to hold design professionals liable for breaches of professional standards. Requires the legislative reference bureau to conduct a study on the laws and regulations relating to construction management policies and procedures applicable to the procurement code.

 

GVR, CPC, FIN

 

 

 

 

As this is a decision making meeting only, no public testimony will be accepted.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., interpretive services (oral or written) or ASL interpreter), please contact the Committee Clerk at least 24 hours prior to the hearing so arrangements can be made.

 

For further information, please call the Committee Clerk at 586-6160.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Chair