HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2013

 

COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION & COMMERCE

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey, Chair

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Bob McDermott

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Sharon E. Har

 

 

NOTICE OF DECISION MAKING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

TIME:

2:00 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on February 04, 2013 at 2:30 p.m.

 

HB 78

Status

RELATING TO CONTRACTORS.

Specifies that general engineering contractors and general building contractors will require further examination and additional fees prior to issuance of additional specialty licenses.

 

CPC, FIN

HB 39

Status

RELATING TO THE INTERNET PRIVACY.

Requires operators of commercial websites or online services that collect personally identifiable information through the Internet about consumers in the State who use the websites or online services to conspicuously post their privacy policies on their websites or through any other reasonably accessible means.

 

CPC, JUD

HB 142

Status

RELATING TO PORTABLE ELECTRONICS INSURANCE.

Amends the fees related to portable electronics insurance licenses to align with similar licensing fees in other jurisdictions.

 

CPC, FIN

HB 1186

Status

RELATING TO ANIMALS.

Prohibits persons convicted of cruelty to animals in the first degree and second degree from possessing, owning, or residing with any pet animal for a minimum of five years and one year, respectively, from the conviction date.

 

CPC, JUD, FIN

HB 126

Status

RELATING TO VICTIM RESTITUTION.

Expands the definition of "victim" to include insurance companies for the purposes of criminal restitution orders.

 

CPC, JUD

HB 1

Status

RELATING TO LONG TERM CARE.

Requires the director of the executive office on aging to contract for the performance of an actuarial analysis for a limited, mandatory, public long term care insurance program for the State's working population.  Requires a report to the legislature.  Appropriates funds for the actuarial analysis.

 

CPC, FIN

HB 178

Status

RELATING TO CONTINUING EDUCATION.

Requires licensed social workers to complete a minimum of fifteen credit hours of continuing education courses for the licensing renewal period beginning July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2016, and forty-five credit hours of continuing education courses during each licensing renewal period, for the period beginning July 1, 2016, and thereafter.

 

CPC, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on January 30, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.

 

HB 234

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTION OF RESTITUTION FOR CRIME VICTIMS.

Amends the definition of "debt" in section 231-52, HRS, to include court-ordered restitution subject to civil enforcement.  Removes court's authority to revoke restitution once ordered.  Creates standards and procedures for income-withholding, for purposes of enforcing restitution orders.  Extends victims' access to adult probation records, to include access to payment compliance records, for purposes of enforcing restitution orders.  Requires that any bail posted by a defendant be applied toward payment of any court-ordered restitution in the same case.

 

CPC, JUD

HB 23

Status

RELATING TO REAL ESTATE.

Clarifies the activities custodians or caretakers may engage in under chapter 467, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

CPC, JUD

HB 24

Status

RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.

Specifies that a percentage of fees paid into the condominium education trust fund shall be used to support mediation of condominium related disputes.

 

CPC, FIN

HB 632

Status

RELATING TO OPEN DATA.

Requires executive departments, boards, commissions, and agencies to make data available to the public.  Absolves State for liability for deficiencies or incomplete data.  Requires the CIO to enact rules to address making data sets available to the public.

 

CPC, JUD

 

 

 

 

 

The following bill(s) is for decision-making purposes only to insert substantive provisions into the short form bill.  A public hearing will be scheduled at a later date, at which time testimony will be accepted. 

 

HB 999

Status

 

RELATING TO INSURANCE.

Amends the Hawaii Revised Statutes relating to insurance.

 

 

CPC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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For further information, please call the Committee Clerk at 586-6196.

 

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Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Chair