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

 

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 18, 2021

TIME:

10:30 a.m.

PLACE:

VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

 

 

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A G E N D A

 

HCR 15 / HR 15 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING A REVIEW OF THE EFFICACY OF THE TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.

 

 

PDP, FIN

HCR 71 / HR 60 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON BUSINESS LIABILITY PROTECTIONS RELATED TO COVID-19-RELATED CLAIMS.

 

 

PDP, JHA

HCR 84 / HR 72 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE HAWAII COMMUNITY FOUNDATION TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP A PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP MODEL TO PREPARE FOR HAWAII'S POST-PANDEMIC RECOVERY.

 

 

PDP

HCR 91 / HR 76 /

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 121 / HR 97 /

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 3

Status

RECOGNIZING THE IMPORTANCE OF 21ST CENTURY DATA GOVERNANCE FOR FACT-BASED POLICYMAKING.

 

 

PDP, JHA

HCR 38

Status

URGING THE CREATION OF A SAFE GRADUATION TASK FORCE.

 

 

PDP, FIN

HCR 130

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

 

 

 

 

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. Linda Ichiyama

Chair