HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2021

 

COMMITTEE ON PANDEMIC & DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

Rep. Linda Ichiyama, Chair

Rep. Stacelynn K.M. Eli, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. John M. Mizuno

Rep. Gene Ward

Rep. Tina Wildberger

 

 

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

 

 

CORRECTED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

The hearing time has been changed from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

 

DATE:

Thursday, February 4, 2021

TIME:

9:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

PLACE:

VIA VIDEO CONFERENCE

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

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

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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: HB1324

 

HB 723

Status

RELATING TO PANDEMIC RESPONSE.

Authorizes use of funds appropriated from the emergency and budget reserve fund, from the amounts received by the State from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Act, for the purchase and distribution of personal protective equipment and industrial hygiene products to state departments and attached agencies. Effective retroactive to 7/1/2020.

 

PDP/ECD, FIN

HB 724

Status

RELATING TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.

Prohibits the application of travel restrictions implemented during a state of emergency or local state of emergency to essential workers unless the application of those travel restrictions to essential workers has first been approved by the governor. Defines essential workers for this purpose.

 

PDP/ECD, JHA, FIN

HB 1324

Status

RELATING TO COMMERCIAL PROPERTY RENT RELIEF.

Establishes a commercial rent relief grant program. Requires that the commercial rent relief grants be given priority for moneys received through federal funding. Appropriated funds.

 

PDP/ECD, CPC, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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FOR AMENDED NOTICES: Measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are bolded.

 

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Rep. Sean Quinlan

Chair

 

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Rep. Linda Ichiyama

Chair