HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2021

 

COMMITTEE ON LABOR & TOURISM

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi, Chair

Rep. Jackson D. Sayama, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Sean Quinlan

Rep. Daniel Holt

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Dale T. Kobayashi

Rep. Val Okimoto

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 4, 2021

TIME:

9:05 a.m.

PLACE:

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

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A G E N D A

 

HB 1043

Status

RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.

Amends chapter 237D, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to repeal the misdemeanor for failing to register under chapter 237D and replacing it with a fine structure and to make various technical amendments.

 

LAT, ECD, FIN

HB 914

Status

MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY RELATING TO COVID-19 EXPENDITURES.

Provides an emergency appropriation in fiscal year 2020-2021 to the Hawaii Tourism Authority for COVID-19 response related programs and activities.

 

LAT, FIN

HB 321

Status

RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.

Repeals the allocation of excess transient accommodations tax revenues to the Turtle Bay conservation easement special fund, for the operation of a Hawaiian center and the museum of Hawaiian music and dance, to the counties, and to the special land and development fund.

 

LAT, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Chair