HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2013

 

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE

Rep. Sylvia Luke, Chair

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto, Vice Chair

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Kaniela Ing

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Justin H. Woodson

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Rep. Beth Fukumoto

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Gene Ward

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 28, 2013

TIME:

3:15 P.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 2

 

SB 1001

(HSCR1005)

Status

RELATING TO THE ENHANCED 911 BOARD.

Replaces the Comptroller with the Chief Information Officer as a member of the Enhanced 911 Board.

 

 

EDB, FIN

SB 1196, SD1

(HSCR1008)

Status

RELATING TO CASH ECONOMY ENFORCEMENT.

Assists with enforcement of cash economy laws by the department of taxation.

 

 

EDB, FIN

SB 1003, SD2

(HSCR1004)

Status

RELATING TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.

Authorizes the Chief Information to conduct or cause to be conducted security audits, which may include reviews of physical security practices, of all executive branch agencies regarding the protection of government databases and data communications and to direct remedial actions as necessary. Effective 07/01/2050.

 

EDB, FIN

SB 1000, SD1

(HSCR1007)

Status

RELATING TO THE ACCESS HAWAII COMMITTEE.

Designates the chief information officer or the chief information officer's designee to serve on and chair the access Hawaii committee. Requires the access Hawaii committee to include the portal manager's financial reports in its annual report to the legislature.

 

EDB, FIN

SB 345, SD1

(HSCR1119)

Status

RELATING TO PORTABLE ELECTRONICS INSURANCE.

Amends the fees related to portable electronics insurance licenses to align with similar licensing fees in other jurisdictions. Effective 7/1/2050.

 

EDB, FIN

SB 1349, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1116)

Status

RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

Reenacts the tax credit for qualified research activities to apply to taxable years from 2014 to 2017. Adds, amends, and deletes definitions. Establishes new reporting requirements. Requires DBEDT to conduct studies to measure the effectiveness of the tax credit and submit reports to the legislature. Effective July 1, 2050.

 

EDB, FIN

SB 1209, SD1

(HSCR1148)

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAYS.

Authorizes the director of transportation, upon application, to issue a written permit authorizing the applicant to vend in the airspace above a highway.

 

TRN, FIN

SB 1214, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1145)

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Authorizes ordinances permitting county use of wheel boots for parking violations. Establishes that unless authorized by a county, no person, other than the registered owner of a motor vehicle, may apply a wheel boot to a motor vehicle.

 

TRN, FIN

SB 693, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1205)

Status

RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.

Establishes a three-year pilot photo red light imaging detector system program. Authorizes counties to administer the program. Makes other amendments regarding highway safety. Effective July 1, 2150. Repeals July 1, 2016.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

SB 71, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1191)

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR PUBLIC SAFETY PROGRAMS.

Makes an appropriation to the Department of Public Safety to contract with community-based non-profit organizations to provide education, mentoring, restorative circles, farming, artisan skills, cognitive behavioral therapy, and cultural healing services to inmates and former inmates who are under the custody and control of the Department of Public Safety or the Hawaii Paroling Authority. Effective July 1, 2050.

 

PBS, FIN

SB 680, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1106)

Status

RELATING TO HOMELAND SECURITY.

Enacts a homeland security law to establish a State Office of Homeland Security within the State Department of Defense. Authorizes the establishment of county organizations for homeland security. Effective July 1, 2050.

 

PBS/VMI, FIN

SB 635, SD1, HD2

(HSCR1202)

Status

RELATING TO ANIMAL CRUELTY.

Establishes felony and misdemeanor offenses for injuring or killing an animal engaged in law enforcement or corrections activities. Provides for an affirmative defense.

 

PBS, JUD, FIN

SB 69, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1201)

Status

RELATING TO FIREARMS.

Requires county police departments under certain conditions to fingerprint, photograph, and perform background checks on individuals who wish to register a firearm that was procured out-of-state. Authorizes the police departments to assess a fee for conducting a fingerprint check and specifies the amount of the fee. Extends the time period for registering a firearm procured out-of-state, for consistency with the time period for registering firearms obtained in or imported into the State. Appropriates funds for county implementation. Effective July 1, 2013.

 

PBS, JUD, FIN

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: One copy to Room 306 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through the website); or

WEB: For testimony less than 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website after the hearing adjourns. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6200 or email your request for an interpreter to [email protected] at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

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Rep. Sylvia Luke

Chair