HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2013

 

COMMITTEE ON VETERANS, MILITARY, & INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, & CULTURE AND THE ARTS

Rep. K. Mark Takai, Chair

Rep. Ken Ito, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Bob McDermott

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

TIME:

8:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1392

Status

RELATING TO THE PRESERVATION OF HAWAII'S MOVING IMAGES.

Appropriates funds for the ‘Ulu‘ulu:  The Henry Ku‘ualoha Giugni Moving Image Archive of Hawai‘i to support the activities of the moving image archive.

 

VMI, HED, FIN

HB 1396

Status

RELATING TO THE JAPANESE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE IN HAWAII.

Appropriates $500,000 for the planning, design, and construction of the Nisei Veterans Legacy Center and a Honouliuli Internment Camp Educational Center.  Release of appropriation is subject to matching funds.  Allows the value of in-kind donations to be calculated in the matching amount, subject to verification by the director of finance.

 

VMI, HED, FIN

HB 762

Status

RELATING TO WASHINGTON PLACE.

Designates the Department of Accounting and General Services as the entity responsible for management and operations of Washington Place and establishes a trust fund for its operations.

 

VMI, FIN

HB 1422

Status

RELATING TO HISTORIC STRUCTURES.

Establishes a tax credit for qualifying rehabilitation expenses of historic structures.  Establishes a revolving fund administered by the state historic preservation division to fund the tax credit.

 

VMI, WAL, FIN

HB 1089

Status

RELATING TO KALO APPRECIATION MONTH.

Designates October as "Kalo Appreciation Month".  Effective

 

VMI, OMH

HB 459

Status

RELATING TO THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND ARTS.

Appropriations funds to DAGS for the state foundation on culture and the arts.

 

VMI, FIN

HB 494

Status

RELATING TO URBAN ART.

Establishes a pilot program for the creation of urban art under the direction of the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, to be repealed on June 30, 2016.

 

VMI, FIN

HB 564

Status

RELATING TO VEHICULAR TAXES.

Provides that a state vehicle weight tax for one vehicle registered for certain permanently totally disabled veterans for a vehicle that has a net weight of ten thousand pounds or less, at $50 or $100 for a vehicle that has a net weight of more than ten thousand pounds.

 

VMI, TRN, FIN

HB 1128

Status

RELATING TO INTRA-STATE AVIATION.

Exempts the general excise and use taxes on fuel sold from a foreign-trade zone to common carriers for use in interisland air transportation.  Effective 07/01/2013.

 

VMI, EDB, FIN

HB 92

Status

RELATING TO VOTING.

Provides that the ballot of an absentee or military-overseas voter is valid even if the voter becomes ineligible to vote after casting the ballot.

 

VMI, JUD

HB 160

Status

RELATING TO VETERANS.

Makes permanent provisions relating to residency requirements for the burial in veterans cemeteries of armed service members and their dependents.

 

VMI

HB 1079

Status

RELATING TO MILITARY FUNERAL HONORS FOR HAWAII GOVERNORS.

Authorizes military funeral honors for Hawaii governors.

 

VMI, FIN

HB 1059

Status

RELATING TO COURT ADVISEMENT CONCERNING ALIEN STATUS.

Requires the court to advise criminal defendants of the effects of a guilty or no contest plea on alien status.

 

VMI, JUD

 

 

 

 

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:  15 copies (including an original) to Room 432 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 586-8455 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. K. Mark Takai

Chair