HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2014

 

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:

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

TIME:

10:00 A.M.

PLACE:

Conference Room 308

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A # 1

 

HB 1730, HD1

(HSCR535-14)

Status

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR PACIFIC POWER GROUP, LLC, A UTILITY SERVING THE GENERAL PUBLIC IN PROVIDING ELECTRIC ENERGY.

Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Pacific Power Group, LLC, in serving the general public by installing renewable energy projects in Hawaii. Effective July 1, 2345.

 

EEP, FIN

HB 1731, HD1

(HSCR495-14)

Status

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR THE PROCESSING OF SEWAGE INTO SEWAGE DERIVED FUEL.

Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Clean Communities, LLC in processing sewage to create sewage derived fuel. Effective July 1, 2345.

 

EEP, FIN

HB 1942, HD1

(HSCR396-14)

Status

RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST WITH THE PLANNING, DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, EQUIPPING, LAND LEASES, AND OTHER TANGIBLE ASSETS FOR A RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECT WITH ENERGY STORAGE TECHNOLOGY ON THE ISLAND OF MOLOKAI.

Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Princeton Energy Group or a related special purpose entity with the financing and refinancing costs relating to the planning, design, and construction of a renewable energy project with energy storage technology on the island of Molokai. Effective July 1, 2050.

 

EEP, FIN

HB 2213, HD1

(HSCR475-14)

Status

RELATING TO A WEST MAUI HOSPITAL.

Authorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist West Maui Hospital and Medical Center Foundation, Inc. in establishing a hospital in west Maui. Effective July 1, 2050.

 

HLT, FIN

HB 1955, HD1

(HSCR227-14)

Status

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.

Provides fund authorizations and appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for collective bargaining unit (14) and its excluded counterparts. Effective July 1, 2013.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 1956

(HSCR201-14)

Status

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.

Provides fund authorizations and appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for collective bargaining unit (6) and its excluded counterparts.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 2220

(HSCR202-14)

Status

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS.

Provides fund authorizations and appropriations for collective bargaining cost items for collective bargaining unit (9) and its excluded counterparts.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 1122, HD1

(HSCR304-14)

Status

RELATING TO A STATE CAPITOL GIFT SHOP.

Provides funding for a gift shop in the state capitol. Effective July 1, 2014.

 

 

LMG, FIN

HB 2611

(HSCR305-14)

Status

RELATING TO THE STATE CAPITOL.

Establishes state capitol management committee to oversee the financing and operational structure of the Hawaii state capitol and its grounds and facilities.

 

LMG, FIN

HB 2378, HD1

(HSCR372-14)

Status

RELATING TO TRAINING.

Requires all members of boards, commissions, and committees to complete training in public agency meetings and information practices within six months of each member's confirmation to the board or commission by the Senate. Establishes a public agency meetings and information practices training course to be administered by the office of information practices in person or in an online format. Specifies that members of boards, commissions, or committees are not required to complete training in lobbying laws. Effective July 1, 2050.

 

LMG, 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: 2 copies (including an original) 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.

 

Selected meetings are broadcast live. Check the current legislative broadcast schedule on the "Capitol TV" website at www.capitoltv.org or call 536-2100.

 

 

 

 

 

________________________________________

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Chair